Cathie LeBlanc Notes

Category: Innovative Curriculum

The Fallacies of Open: Participatory Design, Infrastructuring, and the Pursuit of Radical Possibility – CITE Journal

To better understand the impacts of participatory design in English language arts teacher education, this critical case study focuses on the National Writing Project’s Connected Learning Massive, Open, Online Collaboration (CLMOOC) that engaged educators in playing with the connected learning framework. The authors draw from 5 years of interaction data to question “open” as a…

With Changing Students and Times, Colleges Are Going Back to School – The New York Times

During his 12-year tenure, Mr. Aoun has essentially turned over the reins of the institution to students and employers. The school’s acclaimed cooperative education and career development program, called Co-op, sends more than 90 percent of its students into paying jobs around the world. Students complete two Co-ops, sometimes three, over the course of their…