Archive for April 30th, 2007

David GotshallThis week, my college is sponsoring a Great Teachers Movement retreat at Cornwallis Park just outside Digby, Nova Scotia. It’s facilitated by the founder of the movement, David Gotshall. (That’s David to the right.) Spending a week with David gives you insight into the essence of good teaching. It’s affected me like no other learning opportunity I’ve known. I’m sure that David would find it amusing (since he doesn’t own a computer) but a lot of my ideas about online course design come from him.

While I’m not in Digby this week, my good friend & one of the greatest teachers I know, Ian MacLeod, will be blogging his experiences. It’s another great example of how we can share what we learn. Enjoy the week, Ian, and don’t worry about the extra pounds. Those Digby scallops are worth it.

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