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Not quite a course, but more than a conversation

Coming soon: A good, draft design for opening up my Winter quarter course #msloc430 . And I’m going to ask for feedback (as in, would anyone participate?). I am at that point where I need to put structure to the whole event and see what people think.… Continue reading

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Glow Blogs Phase 2

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We have just announce the hope that phase 2 of the Glow Blogs project will go live sometime in January next year. This is a wee bit later than our original plans. Personally I am not too disappointed as I can see how hard the team across the Scottish Government and Code For The People (as was)1 are working.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Fall 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 1

We are going to spend the next several weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Fall 2014 Faculty Research Grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Carlos Lee photoName: Carlos Lee

University: Louisiana State University

Title of Proposal: A Comparative Look at Community, Connectedness, and Learning within the Online and Traditional Face-To-Face Environments

Bio: Dr.

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Academic Partnerships Announces Fall 2014 Research Grant Recipients

Academic Partnerships

Nine Faculty Research Projects from Seven Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning

Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has awarded nine grants to researchers from seven universities to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning.

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Patterns and Algebra

As part of learning about algebra, students created their own patterns and then worked towards finding the rule (equation) that would allow someone to build a larger step of the pattern.

While students were given the choice of drawing or building (for example with lego) their pattern, Minecraft proved very popular.…

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#140WC Welcome Challenge #clmooc #etmooc

A Challenge On November 10th, 2014 I made a commitment to myself and invited others to join — teachers, students, bloggers. The commitment? Write 140 words each day — 140 words more or less — but write — blog — everyday.… Continue reading

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A Hunni By Any Other Name Would Not Be So Sweet

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose

By any other name would smell as sweet;”

(Juliet, II.ii, Romeo and Juliet)

Counter to our dear Juliet’s philosophies, I argue that I would not be as sweet if I were to be called something other than Pamela Hunnisett.…

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Hitting a productive point for #msloc430 course design

Have slowed down a bit on writing things down as part of my design update to my course. But it’s because I think I’ve hit upon a productive reframing of one key element of the course – how to glue together many apparently lightly connected concepts about enterprise social network (ESN) uses.… Continue reading

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Dot.con – Documentary on Internet Scams

Tonight, the CBC aired a documentary on Internet scams including the romance scams that I’ve been discussing on my blog as of late. The video is worth sharing and discussing. As well, I believe that this documentary is relevant to the #ccourses participants who are considering the possibilities around connected learning.…

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Half-baked thinking: Content and structure for popping the lid on #msloc430 course

Day 3 of #WOLweek. I was walking home from campus today (I live a little over a mile from Northwestern University) after a pretty energizing day. But it is ugly cold for this time of the season and when I left the office about the only thing that I was aware of was the weather.… Continue reading

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syndicating 4516 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs