Is A WordCamp Higher Ed or “Word Campus” Possible?

This post is in response to some serendipitous exchanges this summer – most recently by Rachel Camden (@bamadesigner on Twitter)  with myself (@econproph) via Deborah Edwards-Onoro (@redcrew) and Curtiss Grymala (@cgrymala).  I’m hoping to shed some light and keep the conversation going. The idea is that we need to have a WordCamp Higher Ed, or as…

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RIo Salado Early Childhood Education In-Service

Jim’s in-service presentation and workshop on Blogging and Learning with the Rio Salado Early Childhood Education program, May 11, 2015. Presentation: To download a Powerpoint or PDF file version of this presentation, click on the Gear icon on the presentation viewer.  This presentation is Blogging and Learning by Jim Luke and Malartu Inc. is licensed…

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Connected Voices Via Malartu Conversations

Malartu Inc. is pleased to offer hosted Malartu Conversations to faculty and higher education institutions. What are Malartu Conversations?  Well, they are one part Connected Course aimed at faculty (and any administrators interested) and one part social media dialog. The idea is to replace the traditional face-to-face workshop or conference model of faculty professional development…

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Help on the Way: Introducing MalarTools

The first step of an ambitious journey has begun to help confused, perplexed, or just curious professors.  We’ve just started malartools.malartu.org. This is the home for help, tips, software tools, and apps. To begin, we’re concentrating on tips and instructions for how to use WordPress, with a particular focus on how professors and/or their students…

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Blogging to Engage Students

Malartu Inc is helping professors find their voice on the web at the Teaching Professor Technology Conference 2014 in Denver. Here’s the presentation that Jean Ramirez and Jim Luke of Lansing Community College are giving about “Blogging to Engage Students, Enhance Learning, and Save Time”, or in other words, how to get your own voice…

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About Malartu – The Background

Welcome to Malartu Inc. We are a non-profit organization created with the objective to improve the productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of professors in higher education. We are an organization of teaching professors started by teaching professors. Why Was Malartu Started? We saw a big need. There are literally billions of dollars spent every year on…

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Interested?

We need help.  Specifically we need people with skills, contacts, resources, or just time and interest in the following areas: FACULTY!  At this stage, we are particularly looking for faculty who want their own sites to use for any edu-related purpose:  blogging, course content curation or storage, course materials, even textbook creation or substitution. WordPress…

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