Solving for Pattern: Reimagining our Land Grant System as Networked Knowledge Commons, Part 4

Emergent by Design: Solutions Creating More Solutions Over several previous posts1 I’ve written about why Cooperative Extension and the Land Grant system as a whole might (and in some cases already has begun to) embrace a more network-centric approach, enabling it to better facilitate the co-creation of knowledge and solutions …

Solving for Pattern: Reimagining our Land Grant System as Networked Knowledge Commons, Part 3

Cultivating Solutions in Place through a Network-Centric Approach The Death of Expertise? Many would agree our recent elections have revealed deep and troubling divides in our country. Though there are certainly several contributing factors some have framed and perhaps foretold this as part of a larger global populist wave rejecting …

i-Three Issue Corps – Design of Online Extension Courses Using the Quality Matters Rubric

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One of the tools I use when developing an online course is the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.  QM is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components.  A QM rubric can be used by an individual evaluating their own …