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How to Study a cMOOC: A list for #CLMOOC

I’ve joined CLMOOC, and the first two tasks are underway:

to create a how to as a way of introducing ourselves, and 
 2. to create a list.

This is my attempt to do both at the same time. I propose here a list of approaches to studying cMOOCs, such as CLMOOC and Rhizo14.… Continue reading

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Make Cycle 1

I wasn’t sure I was going to participate in the First Cycle of CLMOOC because of travel and other commitments, but I saw the Flipboard presentation that Kevin Hodgson put together and I just had to make something.  I’ve been working on plans for next year’s teaching, so took Christie Hammons’ idea and used Piktochart to create an introduction to use at Back to School Night.…

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My "Go Bag"

Following +Trey Boden‘s share of his “Go Bag,” or what gear he carries around with him, I’ll share my own gear that I have with me in my DT manpurse, with an eye on FUSE14 and ISTE2014. These are the things I find useful while traveling and/or conferencing:


My Go Bag

Rickshaw Zero Messenger Bag (medium, custom) — Really love these bags.… Continue reading

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Stephen Downes’ OLWeekly, June 20, 2014

…not something to make a habit of. OLDaily or Weekly is easy to subscribe to for yourself. This is a sample and an experiment

OLDaily, by Stephen Downes

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The Art of Asking Questions

The Teaching Professor

At one time or another, most of us have been disappointed by the caliber of the questions students ask in class, online, or in the office. Many of them are such mundane questions: “Will material from the book be on the exam?” “How long should the paper be?” “Can we use Google to find references?” “Would you repeat what you just said?

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The story inside the painting

In this lesson learners watch a Ted talk by Tracy Chevalier called Finding the story inside the painting to learn how this writer finds her way to write her stories and finally they will write their own.


The lesson is part of our “Delivery Lesson“project.

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What I’m Curating: Animated Video Tools (Kinetic Typography, RSA Animate, etc.)

I have realized that there are a number of new tools to do animated video creation, and I wanted to start a running list. Please comment on this post if you have others that you are using:

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#TVSZ 4.0

Now I am big fan of #TVSZ, a zombie twitter game as you may or not know. I’ve written about it here and here. I’ve created movies (sadly more than one…!) about zombies. So you can tell that I think #TVSZ is an wonderful learning experience. Continue reading

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syndicating 4331 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs