Reflecting Allowed

Maha Bali’s blog about education

1. Research & Scholarship

Reading Time: 12 minutes

My research interests are diverse and include critical thinking, critical pedagogy, higher education, eLearning (particularly MOOCs), intercultural learning, citizenship and community-based learning. I disseminate my research and ideas in peer-reviewed journals as well as trade journal magazines and conferences.

Peer-reviewed

Bali, M., Caines, A., DeWaard, H., & Hogue, R. (2016, December). Ethos and Practice of a Connected Learning Movement: Interpreting Virtually Connecting Through Alignment with Theory and Survey Results. Online Learning Journal, 20(4). Retrieved from https://olj.onlinelearningconsortium.org/index.php/olj/article/view/965/247

Bali, M. (2016).Bringing Out the Human in Synchronous and Asynchronous Media for Learning. In W. Kilgore (ed) Humanizing Online Teaching and Learning. Retrieved from https://humanmooc.pressbooks.com

BOZKURT, A., HONEYCHURCH, S., CAINES, A., BALI, M., KOUTROPOULOS, A., & CORMIER, D. (2016). Community Tracking in a cMooc and Nomadic Learner Behavior Identification on a Connectivist Rhizomatic Learning Network. The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 17(4). Retrieved from: http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/makale_goster.php?id=1368

Bali, M., Honeychurch, S., Hamon, K.,  Hogue, R. J., Koutropoulos, A., Johnson, S., Leunissen, R., & Singh, L. (2016). What is it Like to Learn and Participate in Rhizomatic MOOCs? A Collaborative Autoethnography of #RHIZO14. Current Issues in Emerging eLearning: 3(1).

Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/ciee/vol3/iss1/4

Honeychurch, S., Stewart, B., Bali, M., Hogue, R. J., & Cormier, D. (2016). How the Community Became More Than the Curriculum: Participant Experiences In #RHIZO14Current Issues in Emerging eLearning. 3(1).
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/ciee/vol3/iss1/3

Bali, M. (2015). A new scholar’s perspective on open peer review. Teaching in Higher Education, 20(8), pp. 857-863. DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2015.1085857 (Available open access)

Bali, M., & Skallerup Bessette, L. (2015, June 23). Towards a critical approach to faculty development. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/featured/towards-a-critical-approach-to-faculty-development/

Bali, M., Crawford, M., Jessen, R. L., Signorelli, P., & Zamora, M. (2015). What makes a cMOOC community endure? Multiple participant perspectives from diverse MOOCs. Educational Media International, DOI:10.1080/09523987.2015.1053290 (or see Author’s Accepted Manuscript if you do not have access).

Hamon, K., Hogue, R. J., Honeychurch, S., Johnson, S., Koutropoulos, A., Ensor, S., Sinfield, S., & Bali, M. (2015, June 4). Writing the unreadable untext: A collaborative autoethnography of #rhizo14. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/writing-the-unreadable-untext/

Bali, M. (2015, April 20). Pedagogy of Care – Gone Massive. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/pedagogy-of-care-gone-massive/

Bali, M. (2015). Critical Thinking through a Multicultural Lens: Cultural Challenges of Teaching Critical Thinking. In W. M. Davies and R. Barnett (eds). Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education. Palgrave MacMillan.

Bali, M., & Honeychurch, S. (2014).Key Pedagogic Thinkers: Dave Cormier. Journal of Pedagogic Development. 4(3). Retrieved from http://www.beds.ac.uk/jpd/volume-4-issue-3/key-pedagogic-thinkers-maha-bali

Bali, M. (2014, September 9).Critical Pedagogy: Intentions and Realities. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/critical-pedagogy-intentions-realities/

Bali, M. (2014). Going Beyond the Good MOOC/Bad MOOC Debate (An observation on the special issue). Journal of Global Literacies, Technology and Emergent Pedagogy, 2 (3), 261-266. Retrieved from: http://joglep.com/files/3014/0622/3891/11._Going_beyond_the_good_MOOC.pdf

Bali, M., & Sharma,S. (2014, April 11). Bonds of difference: participation as inclusion. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/bonds-difference-participation-inclusion/

Sharma, S., & Bali, M. (2014, April 4). Bonds of difference: illusions of inclusion. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/bonds-difference-illusions-inclusion

Bali, M (2014). MOOC pedagogy: gleaning good practice from existing MOOCs. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 19(1), pp.44-56. Retrieved from http://jolt.merlot.org/vol10no1/bali_0314.pdf

Bali, M., & Meier, B. (2014, March 4). An affinity for asynchronous learning. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/affinity-asynchronous-learning/ (audio version coming soon)

Bali, M. (2014). Why doesn’t this feel empowering? The challenges of web-based intercultural dialogue. Teaching in Higher Education, 19(2), pp. 208-215. DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2014.867620 (open access link on AUC DAR)

PhD Thesis: Bali, M. (2013). Critical thinking in context: practice at an American liberal arts university in Egypt. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield. Retrieved from: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/4646/

Bali, M. & Ramadan, A. (2007). Using rubrics and content analysis for Evaluating Online Discussion: A case study from an Environmental Course. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 11(4). Retrieved from: http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/jaln_article/using-rubrics-and-content-analysis-for-evaluating-online-discussion-a-case-study-from-an-environmental-course-2/

Bali, M., Ellozy, A., & Thompson, H. (2006). Redesigning Introductory Economics: Technocollaborative learning. In J. Cordeiro, V. Pedrosa, B. Encarnacao, & J. Philipe (eds.), Society, eBusiness, e-Government and e-Learning, Volume II, Setubal, Portugal: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies, 2006, pp. 157-163.

Bali, M. (2006). Insider Perspective on Ikarus. In M. Herberger, ed. Experiences with Teaching and Learning in Virtual Learning Environments: Ikarus. Hamburg: Germany.

Mohy, M., Abdelbar, A., Bali, M., & Hagry, M. (2004). Effective Stock Market Prediction with Neural Networks Optimized by Population-Oriented Simulated Annealing. Proceedings of the ISCA 13th International Conference on Intelligent and Adaptive Systems and Software Engineering, 131-134, July 2004. Bali, M. (2001).

Globalization of Science. Award-winning essay submitted for the Ahmed Zewail Prize, American University in Cairo, February 2001, Available from: http://www.aucegypt.edu/students/awards/zewailprize/essays/maha.html

 

Non-Peer-Reviewed in an Academic Journal 

Bali, M. (2015, October 21). Yearning for praxis: Writing and teaching our way out of oppression. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/yearning-for-praxis/ 

Bali, M., Honeychurch, S., & Hodgson, K. (2015, October 13). Creation, curation, collaobration: Digital Writing Month. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/announcements/digital-writing-month-2015/

Bali, M. (2015, September 3). The trouble with frameworks. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/the-trouble-with-frameworks/

Bali, M., & Hogue, R. (2015, May 8). Virtual, hybrid, or present? The #et4buddy Conference experiment. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/featured/virtual-hybrid-or-present/

Bali, M. (2015, March 31). Embracing Subjectivity. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/embracing-subjectivity/

Bali, M. (2015, February 26). Inner voice, criticality and empathy. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/inner-voice-criticality-empathy/

Bali, M., & Stommel, J. (2015, January 25). MMCP Radical Pedagogies, Pedagogies of Care. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/announcements/mmcp-radical-pedagogies-pedagogies-care/

Bali, M. (2015, January 22). Embodying openness as inclusive digital praxis [featured column]. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/featured/embodying-openness/

Book Review: Bali, M. (2014, January 24). A Review of Cultivating Inquiry-Driven Learners: A College Education for the Twenty-First Century, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Teachers College Record.

Trade Journal or Magazine 

To access all of my Prof Hacker pieces, use this link (it’s difficult to list them all!), DML, this link and Al-Fanar, this link

Bali, M. (2017, April 7). Traveling with the Respect You Deserve. Al-Fanar Media. http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2017/04/traveling-respect-deserve/

Bali, M. (2017, April ?). What is Open Pedagogy Anyway? Year of Open. https://www.yearofopen.org/april-open-perspective-what-is-open-pedagogy/

Bali, M. (2017, February 6). Travel Ban, Muslim Scholars and How to Help. DML Central.

Awwad, A., & Bali, M. (2017, February 4). An Essay on Teaching: How to Design Assessments. Al-Fanar Media

Bali, M. (2017, January 31). There is More Than One Story To Be Told About Muslims in Trump’s America. The Conversation, republished 4 times, including Huffington Post

Bali, M. (2017, January 30). Salam for Helplessness. Prof Hacker

Bali, M., Caines, A., & Hogue, R. J. (2017, January 13). Pedagogy of Imperfection. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2017, January 2). Fake News: Not Your Main Problem. DML Central

Bali, M. (2016, December 1). Listening to Student Voices at Academic Events. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2016, November 28). Are you on Mastodon Yet? Social Network of One’s Own. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2016. November 3). 9 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Educational Games. DML Central

Bali, M., Skallerup Bessette, L., & Caines, A. (2016, November 2). On Digital Literacies. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2016, October 25). Tips for effective online learning: Community edition. Prof Hacker

Bali, M., Mostafa, H., & Osman, S. (2016, October 20). What we learned from co-teaching. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2016, October 12). Fostering permeability in academia. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2016, October 10). Getting longlasting effects from the shortest talks. Prof Hacker

Bali, M. (2016, September 1). Generic vs. Specialized Tools in Assignments. DML Central

Bali, M., Bowles, K., & Prinsloo, P. (2016, August 10). International something: Why you should care #DigPed. Edcontexts. Retrieved from: https://edcontexts.org/contexts-matter/international-something-why-you-should-care-digped/

Bali, M. (2016, August 4). Engaging introductions for first day of class. DML Central. Retrieved from http://dmlcentral.net/engaging-introductions-first-day-class/

Bali, M. (2016, July 17). I’m not angry at you. Identity, Education and Power. Retrieved from: https://medium.com/identity-education-and-power/im-not-angry-at-you-3e7b567aaba8#.c82hbg83q

Bali, M. (2016, July 5). A postcolonial look at the future of #EdTech. Biennale of Sydney. Retrieved from: https://medium.com/not-evenly-distributed/a-postcolonial-look-at-the-future-of-edtech-4b1c6db7e12e#.wjmkiw7w2

Bali, M. (2016, June 30). Critical Digital Citizenship: Empathy & Social Justice Online. DML Central. RETRIEVED from  http://dmlcentral.net/critical-digital-citizenship-empathy-social-justice-online/

Bali, M. (2016, June 14). In the developing world, connectivity is essential for Digital learning. Al-Fanar Media. Retrieved from http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2016/06/in-the-developing-world-connectivity-is-essential-for-digital-learning/

Bali, M. (2016, April 12). What education is not. Reimagining Magazine.  http://reimagining.chicagowisdomproject.org/2016/04/08/what-education-is-not/

Bali, M. (2016, March 10). Evolution of My Learning Ecologies Before and After My Engagement with Social Media . Lifewide magazine, 16, pp. 52-54. Retrieved from: http://www.lifewideeducation.uk/uploads/1/3/5/4/13542890/lifewide_magazine_16.pdf

Bali, M. (2016, Feb 23). When the Virtual and Physical Networks Converge. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/when-the-virtual-and-physical-networks-converge/61723

Bali, M. (2016, Feb 23). When the Virtual and Physical Networks Converge. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/when-the-virtual-and-physical-networks-converge/61723

Bali, M. (2016, Feb 17). The open dissertation . Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/the-open-dissertation/61743

Bali, M. (2016, Feb 9). Open source assignments for non-programming classes. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/open-source-assignments-for-non-programming-classes/61676

Bali, M. (2016, Feb 4). Consider perforating your meetings. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from:  http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/consider-perforating-meetings/61626

Bali, M. (2016, Feb 1). Host synchronous video chats with Blab. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/blab-video-chats/61564

Bali, M. (2016, Jan 26). Hospitality for virtual presenters . Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/virtual-presenters/61557

Bali, M. (2016, Jan 19). Context matters in social media. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/context-matters-in-social-media/61522

Bali, M. (2016, Jan 13). What I like about Hypothes.is. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/what-i-like-about-hypothes-is/61505

Bali, M. (2016, Jan 5). Assessing the process not the product of learning. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/assessing-the-process-not-the-product-of-learning/61466

Bali, M. (2016, Jan/Feb). Knowing the difference between digital skills and digital literacies and teaching both. Literacy Worldwide. Published hard copy, but also published on the Literacy Daily; retrieved from: http://literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2016/02/03/knowing-the-difference-between-digital-skills-

Bali, M. (2015, Dec 14). Personalizing bulk email: Mailmerge for Gmail vs MailChimp. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/personalizing-bulk-emails-mailmerge-for-gmail-vs-mailchimp/61396

Bali, M. & Zamora, M. (2015, Dec 7). Crowdsourcing Curating Networks: It Has to Be Meta. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/crowdsourcing-curating-networks-it-has-to-be-meta/61392

Bali, M. (2015, Nov 30). International Games Day comes to Cairo @AUC. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/international-games-day-comes-to-cairo-auc/61364

Bali, M. (2015, Nov 23). Beyond textbooks and OER: Reflecting on #OpenEd15. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/beyond-textbooks-and-oer-reflecting-on-opened15/61342

Bali, M. (2015, Nov 17). Open access & Copyright: a view from the South. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/open-access-copyright-a-view-from-the-south/61308

Bali, M. (2015, Nov 9). When the technology changes on you. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/when-the-technology-changes-on-you/61291

Bali, M. (2015, Oct 18). Tweeting with collaborators: Group Tweet vs Tweetdeck Teams. Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof Hacker blog. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/tweeting-with-collaborators-group-tweet-vs-tweetdeck-teams/61184

Bali, M., & Hogue, R. J. (2015, Oct 13). 6 steps to expanding a successful online initiative: Virtually Connecting. Prof Hacker blog, Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/6-steps-to-expanding-a-successful-online-initiative-virtually-connecting/61179

Bali, M. (2015, August 26). Slack: When it makes sense to use it. Prof Hacker blog, Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/slack-when-it-makes-sense-to-use-it/60779

Bali, M. (2015). Creating educational games: breaking with tradition. Creative Academic Magazine, Issue 2 June, Part B. Pp. 14-15. Retrieved from: http://www.creativeacademic.uk/magazine.html

Bali, M. (2015, June 23). The more I teach the less I preach. Keep Learning blog. Retrieved from: http://learning.instructure.com/2015/06/the-more-i-teach-the-less-i-preach/

Hogue, R. J., & Bali, M. (2015, June 15). Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at conferences. Prof Hacker blog, Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/beyond-twitter-virtually-connecting-at-conferences/60339 

Bali, M. (2015, May 28). Serendipitous learning on Twitter. Prof Hacker blog, Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/serendipitous-learning-on-twitter/60217

Bali, M. (2015, April 6). Educational Standards May Not Help Education. Al-Fanar Media. Retrieved from: http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2015/04/educational-standards-may-not-help-education/. Re-published in Arabic in Shorouk newspaper: Bali, M. (2015, April 25). Retrieved from: http://www.shorouknews.com/mobile/columns/view.aspx?cdate=25042015&id=2d315cdd-0da7-4ea4-99ce-f304b671be3a

Bali, M. (2015, March 26). How to introduce a young scholar to Twitter. Prof Hacker blog, Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-to-introduce-a-young-scholar-to-twitter/59747

Bali, M. (2015, February 25). Learning beyond the course. Keep Learning. Retrieved from: http://learning.instructure.com/2015/02/learning-beyond-the-course/ (previously published in an earlier form in Educating Modern Learners)

Bali, M. (2014, December 15). Are we really listening to our students? Educating Modern Learners. Retrieved online: http://modernlearners.com/are-we-really-listening-to-our-students/

Bali, M. (2014, November 27). Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: a Primer. Educating Modern Learners. Retrieved from: http://modernlearners.com/culturally-relevant-pedagogy-a-primer/

Bali, M (2014, Nov 23). Critical theory: The multiple dimensions of social justice [guest post]. Teaching Social Justice Blog . Retrieved from: http://teachingsocialjustice.com/2014/11/23/guest-post-critical-theory-the-multiple-dimensions-of-social-justice/

Bali, M (2014, Nov 18). Writing to connect: Knowing the “other” outside time and space. Digital Writing Month [Invited guest post]. Retrieved from http://www.digitalwritingmonth.com/2014/11/18/writing-connect-knowing-outside-time-space/

Bali, M. (2014, Nov 2). Educators as citizens and citizenship teachers. Al-Fanar Media. Retrieved from http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2014/11/educators-citizens-citizenship-teachers/

Bali, M. (2014, September 15). Education: moving from indoctrination to liberation. Open democracy [Invited post]. Retrieved from: http://https//opendemocracy.net/arab-awakening/maha-bali/education-moving-from-indoctrination-to-liberation

Bali, M. (2014, September 10). Assessing the learning process, not the product. Educating Modern Learners. Retrieved from: http://modernlearners.com/assessing-the-learning-process-not-the-produ

Bali, M. (2014, April 19). The power of social media for the semi-privileged. Al-Fanar Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2014/04/power-social-media-semi-privileged/

Bali, M. (2014, February 23). Another step forward for Arab MOOCs. Al-Fanar Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrived from: http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2014/02/another-step-forward-for-arab-moocs/

Bali, M. (2013, December 8). What Egypt can learn from Mandela. Al-Fanar Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2013/12/what-egypt-can-learn-from-mandela/

Bali, M. (2013, September 30). Almost the same: Five ways remote PhD students can mimic the residential PhD experience. SocPhD blog. Retrieved from: http://socphd.wordpress.com/2013/09/30/almost-the-same-five-ways-remote-phd-studentscan-mimic-the-residential-phd-experience/

Bali, M. (2013, September 22). Unveiling prejudice: An encounter in the classroom. Al-Fanar: Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrieved from http://www.alfanarmedia.org/2013/09/unveiling-prejudice-an-encounter-in-the-classroom/

Bali, M. (2013, September 10). Critical citizenship in practice . New Chalk Talk. 11(3). Retrieved from: http://www.aucegypt.edu/llt/clt/ChalkTalk/Documents/Volume%2012/Vol12%20Issue%206.pdf

Bali, M. (2013, August 19). Critical citizenship for critical times. Al-Fanar Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://www.al-fanar.org/2013/08/critical-citizenship-for-critical-times/ (republished in Open Democracy https://www.opendemocracy.net/arab-awakening/maha-bali/critical-citizenship-for-critical-times).

Bali, M. (2013, July 19). Will the latest generation of online courses help the Arab world? Al-Fanar Media: News and Opinion about Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2013/07/will-the-latest-generation-of-online-courses-help-the-arab-world/

Bali, M. (2013, July 12). 5 reasons teachers should dip into MOOCs for professional development. MOOC News and Reviews. Retrieved from: http://moocnewsandreviews.com/5-reasons-teachers-should-dip-into-moocs-for-professional-development-2/

 Presentations

Bali, M. (2017, April 5). Hiding in the Open (keynote). Open Educational Resources 2017 (#OER17). London, UK. Slides/video at: www.mahabali.me/oer17

Bali, M., Beckingham, S., Zamora, M., Caines, A., Hogue, R. J., & Weller, M. (2017, April 5). Breaking the physical presence barrier: Virtually Connecting as an approach to open, inclusive conferences Open Educational Resources (#OER17). London, UK.

Luke, J., Bali, M., Campbell, L., & Weller, M. (2017, April 5). Perspectives on Open Education in a World of Brexit & TrumpOpen Educational Resources (#OER17). London, UK.

Bali, M. (2016, November 30). OPEN SCHOLARSHIP AND OPEN PEDAGOGY FOR THE EGYPTIAN ACADEMIC. OpenMed event. Cairo University.

Bali, M., Caines, A., & Hogue, R. J. (2016, November 4). The 13th Annual Open Education Conference, November 2 – 4, 2016, Richmond, VA.

Zamora, M., Rehn, A., Levine, A., Bali, M., Caines, A., Hogue, R. J., Aboulmagd, A. (2016, October). Virtually Connecting as a Model for Transformative Learning. DML 2016, Irvine, CA, October 5-7, 2016/

 

Caines, A., Bali, M., Hogue, R. J., & Hammershaimb, L. (2106, June 7). Networking Through Conversation: Using Community to Overcome Barriers to Connection. Transforming Learning Through Technology (T3 Blaise), June 7, De Pere, Wisconsin.

Bali, M. (2016, May 26). Virtual Collaborative Scholarship for Development (Featured Speaker Spotlight talk). eLearning Africa, Cairo, Egypt. Presentation available at: (2016, May 26). https://www.haikudeck.com/p/8df54b4270

Bali, M., & Groom, J. (2016, May 26). Should EdTech have an ethos? Teaching technologies in a post-Snowden age (Featured presentation). AMICAL 2016, American University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Slides and video available: http://www.amicalnet.org/sessions/should-edtech-have-an-ethos-teaching-technologies-in-a-post-snowden-age

Mostafa, H., & Bali, M. (2016, May 26). Listen carefully and you will hear: Creative formative assessmentsAMICAL 2016, American University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Poster session available here: http://creativitycourse.populr.me/amical

Hogue, R. J., Bali, M., Caines, A., Kilgore, W., Rehn, A., Prusko, P., Levine, A., Koutrpoulos, A. (2016, April 20). Meeting the potential of hybridity: Access, equity and inclusion. OLC Innovate, New Orleans, USA.

Caines, A., Bali, M., Hogue, R. J., Kilgore, W., Rehn, A., Prusko, P., Levine, A., Koutrpoulos, A. (2016, April 21). Fishbowl: So what’s Virtually Connecting all about anyways. OLC Innovate, New Orleans, USA.

Koseoglu, S., & Bali, M. (2016, April 20). The Self as an Open Educational Resource. Open Educational Resources Conference, Edindburgh (OER16). Available on Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/edp05mab/self-as-oer-selfoer-oer16

Bali, M., & Abdelmoneim, M., Honeychurch, S., & Hodgson, K. (2016, January 27). Digital Writing Month – Building an Open Online Learning Experience. Nile TESOL

Bali, M., & Aboulmagd, N. (2016, January 26). Creating Twitter Games to Teach Communication and Collaboration. Nile TESOL

Rehn, A., Bali, M. (2016, January). Playing to Learn  Open Ed Pedagogies for Networked Learning. AAC&U Annual Meeting.

Multiple presentations at Digital Learning Research Network (#dlrn15) Conference, and virtually connecting (playlist here). Presentation details:

  • Hogue, R. J., Kilgore, W., Caines, A., & Bali, M. (2015, October 16). Almost there – Virtually Connecting: How friends changed the virtual conference experience.
  • Crosslin, M., Moe, R., Hogue, R. J., Kilgore, W., & Bali, M. (2015, October 17). My Theory Can Whip Your Theory: The Ontological Smackdown to End All Ontological Smackdowns (participated via Google Hangout)
  • Keefer, J., Hogue, R. J., Bali, M., Hamon, K., Koutropoulos, A., Leunissen, R., & Singh, L (2015, October 17). Pioneering Alternate Forms of Collaboration: Technologies That Support and Sideline #Rhizomatic Learning. Digital Learning Research Conference, Palo Alto, California. (Joined by Google Hangouts presentation 1)
  • Keefer, J., Kilgore, W., Bali, M.,  & Seitzinger, J.(2015, October 17). Community Hubs or Learning Opportunities: #Hashtags as Open Learning Signposts. Digital Learning Research Conference, Palo Alto, California. (Joined by Google Hangouts presentation 2)
  • Rehn, A., Bali, M., & Hendricks, C. (2015, October 17). From MOOCs to MOOGs: Teaching with Open Online Games. Digital Learning Research Conference, Palo Alto, California. (Joined by Google Hangouts presentation 3)

Kilgore, W., Bali, M., & Hogue, R. J., (2015, October 14). The virtual conference attendee: A new model of participation. Presented at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) International Conference, 2015, Orlando, Florida. October 14-16. Participated via Google hangout. Also, interview Phil Hill and Michael Feldstein, keynote speakers. Recorded here.

Bali, M. (2015, September 30). Moderated panel on Digital Humanities in the Arab World (part of larger Exploring the Digital Humanities one-day event I organized at the American University in Cairo).

Bali, M. (2015, September). Problematizing educational standards. Invited presentation at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo. (slides)

Honeychurch, H., Singh, L., Shaw, A. G., & Bali, M. (2015). A herd of freely associating, autonomous cats: how a Facebook group helped turn a bunch of cMOOC participants into a learning community. Association for Learning Technology Conference, Manchester, UK, September 8-10, 2015. Also did virtually connecting (playlist here)

Bali, M. (2015). Why & How to Flip the Classroom. National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation for Education Conference (invited presentation), Cairo University, Cairo, May 25, 2015.

Bali, M. (2015). How Open Education is Transforming Lifelong LearningFaculty of Pharmacy Cairo University Scientific Meeting (invited presentation) ,Cairo University, Cairo. April 25, 2015

Multiple presentations & panels at the #et4online conference in Dallas, including:

 

Bali, M. (2015). Our Place as EdTechies. ITWorx Education corporate event (invited presentation). April 20, 2015.

Websites & blogs

Co-founder of Virtuallyconnecting.org

Co-founder/co-facilitator of Edcontexts – www.edcontexts.org

My personal blog: http://blog.mahabali.me

Syndicated creativity course blog: http://www.creativitycourse.org

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