PLE Conference

I was definitely a Legitimate Peripheral Participator on that MOOC. Wonderful as it was, events took over.

This blog is probably one of the slowest on the planet, but it will do for today.

The light-hearted closing session of the PLE conference yesterday was a little ad-hoc.…

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SEGAN Webinar on Learning Transfer through Games

I am part of the SEGAN Serious Games Network, an EU financed initiative, at http://www.seriousgamesnet.eu/

We organise regular webinars around the subject of games in learning. The next is on Monday 11th February 2013 at 1800 CET and will be led by Gearoid OSuilleabhain, of the Department of Education Development of the Cork Institute of Technology.…

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Transparency

In the #etmooc orientation session that I participated in, the notion of transparency came up. Transparency seems to me to be treated sometimes as intrinsically “good”. It often comes hand in hand with the notion of sharing. Sharing is a vital part of the cMOOC, however I would suggest that the way we share and the choices we make when we share can affect the value and meaning of sharing, and that indiscriminate sharing may actually devalue the act of sharing itself and what is shared.

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#etmooc

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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