I'm Mark (@mcorbettwilson) a retired scientific glassblower, lifelong learner and returning adult student. I recently completed two Associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sociology and am completing a Bachelor's degree online in the College of Individualized Studies at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota. I'm the first Metro State student to be allowed to use my personal eportfolio, on my own domain, for prior learning assessment for college credit. http://markcorbettwilson.com/wp/my-college-degree-as-an-open-digital-humanities-project/
Although I live in Oakland, California, I've spent much of my past three summers in BC. This year I attended the Festival of Learning in Vancouver where I learned about FLO courses. I then attended my third Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria. (and JazzFest!) I finished my stay in BC at Capilano University for the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) eportfolio conference, where I made my first conference presentations.
I traveled between Vancouver and Victoria on the newest and fastest Prince of Whales vessel, the 24-metre Salish Sea Dream. Reading more about orcas after returning home, I realized I saw one quarter to one third of the remaining orca population in the San Juan Islands. The photos are mine: I 'borrowed' the Salish Sea Dream rendering from the Times-Colonist, for educational purposes. I like the orca leaping out of the water.