We want to collect and publish stories about
Compassionate Pioneering and Compassionate Pioneers – especially in educational
uses of information technology.
Stories of Compassionate
Pioneering should not be written or submitted by the pioneer him/herself,
because these stories should be written or told with feelings of gratitude for
the action performed -- or explicitly to thank the Compassionate Pioneer.
These stories need only be
about specific acts of compassionate pioneering. These acts need not be
heroic in scale and need not have been performed by someone who is widely
recognized as a Compassionate Pioneer.
However, stories are also
welcome about individuals who have demonstrated that they are truly
“Compassionate Pioneers” through many innovative contributions and
continuing, sustained efforts to help others.
[Of course, we’re also
looking for stories that clearly explain how a Compassionate Pioneer made an
innovative improvement in teaching and learning that makes use of information
technology AND how that same person helped a colleague to make a similar