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Grant Potter

Grant Potter

via @amcollier http://redpincushion.us/blog/technology-2/platforms/ ' should teach students what underlies the web, who owns, controls, and gains privilege from that. How the web enacts and exacerbates social practices and privileges. And how to resist. Digital literacy as resistance is my new favorite thing. '

Grant Potter

https://hapgood.us/2017/09/05/students-as-creators-and-the-capitalist-impulse/ "the most subversive idea you could have at a university these days is that you might think a few connected thoughts without throwing them into either publication or the attention economy."

Grant Potter

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-08-30-in-time-of-uncertainty-for-undocumented-students-one-free-online-university-sees-surge University of the People wants to act as a doorway for them to study at a brick-and-mortar university, if they choose.

Grant Potter

I love how students are invited to participate in writing this learning technologies guide http://students.canvas.ubc.ca/category/canvas-blog/

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

offers a call to colleges & universities around the globe to consider how their resources—staff, faculty, students, space, digital infrastructures, brands—can be deployed at all three layers of the initiative .... It has to be willing to lend a portion of its infrastructure and its time and its endowments to this integrated model of network plus institution plus community, even though this model does not factor in prestige rankings or research dollars. It has to be willing to look to people both in and beyond classroom walls as part of its purview. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/5/antigonish-2-0-a-way-for-higher-ed-to-help-save-the-web‬

Grant Potter

via @psychemedia 'we’ve put the dog down and just show students cat pictures given to us by consultants' https://blog.ouseful.info/2017/06/18/innovation-starts-at-home/

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/05/22/an-underground-college-for-undocumented-immigrants "Refused admission by public universities and unable to get funding from private ones, aspiring students find another way."