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Questions I’ll bring to #etmooc

Since I’ve participated before in connectivist MOOCs, the start of #etmooc has me thinking about why I’ve come back. Sure, I’m interested in the content of the course. The topics this course will explore come up daily in my work as an instructional coach, so I think this course will help me stay current on important, emerging themes in educational technology.…

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#etmooc: upon stepping into the river again for the first time

…Et tu, MOOC? It’s not my first time to enter…or return. To orient is to situate yourself but also explore your setting, take your bearings. The drill can still turn up surprises

Declare throws me because I never know quite where I am going so early in journey.…

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Join the #etmooc bazaar

I like the way that #etmooc (Educational Technology  & Media Massive Open Online Course) organisers have opted for a “bazaar” model rather than a “cathedral” model to structure the experience. As explained on the orientation page:

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Fear, Technology, and Discernment

ImageA blog post by @mrsdkrebs got me thinking about what is holding me back from being the chief learner in my class. For many teachers it is fear.

Several ETMOOCers have expressed levels of fear and uncertainty about the course or an app, but I think the real source of fear is much deeper.…

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A real life example of digital story in my office

Today I had a young lady come into my office who was feeling very upset over a test mark. This is a student who four years ago would have probably used self harm to deal with her negative emotions.

We sat in my office together and we started to talk out the situation.…

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What is a MOOC? What are the different types of MOOC? xMOOCs and cMOOCs

See on Scoop.itMOOCs and me

The acronym “MOOC” has been in vogue recently, with lots of discussion about organisations like udacity, coursera and edX. The acronym stands for “Massive Open Online Course.&#822…

Keith Brennan‘s insight:

Over at reflections and contemplations (http://reflectionsandcontemplations.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/what-is-a-mooc-what-are-the-different-types-of-mooc-xmoocs-and-cmoocs/) a slightly differnt, though overlapping taxonomy.

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Another year, another MOOC.

I shall use this space to blog as part of my participation in etmooc. The name refers to the warning given by police in the US to supsects when making an arrest, the wording of which includes the phrase “You have the right to remain silent” and the warning that “anything you do so may be used against you in a court of law”.

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Learning – Motivated by MOOC Madness

I believe in serendipitous learning. For those educators who are connected online, or consider themselves to be part of a professional learning network or  PLN, such learning opportunities present themselves with regular frequency. Readers who have followed my blog for the past year know how exited I was when Darren Kuropatwa sent me an email suggesting that I might like to participate in a free, “massive open online course” or MOCC called Digital Storytelling – DS106.…

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Getting organized for my first day of #etmooc- Jan 14th 2013

IMG_2015So today is the big day, and I’m ready to take off into the virtual world. I am very thankful to Susan Spellman Cann who sat me down and showed me my to do list for this evening….. Looking forward to getting back into on-line learning and connecting with others.…

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syndicating 4500 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs