syndicating 5177 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs

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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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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Intro to #etmooc

Hello MOOC!

I chose to make a screencast of myself in Minecraft to introduce myself. See that exciting effort below. I’m from Denver, CO and I’ve participated in a few open courses, including #change11, a constructivist MOOC. I’m excited to see how this course takes shape and I’m looking forward to learning with all of you.…

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Reflections on the #etmooc orientation

I created a Storify collection of my favorite tweets and videos from the orientation session tonight. Below I’ve included the highlights of the highlights.

The digital citizenship discussion drew a lot of commentary. But I think the bit that struck me was Alec’s very aspirational goal: At the end of this MOOC, using what we’ve learned to actually DO something as a connected network.…

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What’s in a story?

Last night was the first synchronous session for #etmooc. There were over 200 people in the room for the introductions to the concepts we'd be exploring. I'm eager to strengthen my understanding of digital storytelling and the power of "story".…

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An exercise in taming the firehose

Two strategies are becoming favorites for dealing with the information firehose – that feeling that I’m missing something important in the high-pressure stream. One comes from former colleague Jack Vinson, whose post from a year ago suggests that we just reframe the issue.…

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Making the Learning Visible: TALONS on the American Revolution

Initial Questions about the American Revolution
Questions after reading homework from 2011

As part reflection on a statement made during the introductory session of Alec Couros#ETMOOC, and part synthesis of the TALONS introductory blogging and commenting on the American Revolution, I wanted to highlight some of the recent dialogue and discussion going on in the TALONS classroom these last few days.…

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Jumping into the unknow

This year am I embarking on my first ever MOOC and have decided to take part in the Educational Technology and Media course otherwise known as #ETMOOC. I choose this specific course as I’m an educator who is is interested in technology and media (I have a degree in Film Studies) so I thought this course would be interesting and relevant to my practice.…

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Orientation for #ETMOOC

I was excited to get started with #ETMOOC this week. I love exploring, discussing, sharing and learning new things with my colleauges. One of the most exciting things about participating in this massive open online course is being able to participate along side my colleagues, not only online, but in my school too.…
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#etmooc: Visible Learning

After "attending" the Monday evening session, I am excited for this "course". I now understand what a connectivist MOOC (or cMOOC) is - not extraordinarily structured and very student-centered. The Blackboard Collabate tool was pretty amazing and I look forward to the weekly session.
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syndicating 5177 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs