#etMOOC +1: The Power of People

As we celebrate the first anniversary of #etMOOC*, I am overwhelmed with the stories of growth and sharing and learning.

* For those who hear about how MOOCs are a trend, a fad, a failure or a passing phase, here is the kind of MOOC I am referring to:

#etMOOC connected people.…

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Create Interactive eBooks with Bookry

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Do you use iBooks Author? If so, you need to know about Bookry. Boorky is a free service that offers iBook Author users a growing library of widgets to create interactive eBooks.
Boorky is easy to ……

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Remixing Content: Deepen Learning through Student-Created Lessons

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The best way to learn something is to teach it.
This old adage is true for teachers and students. While content creation is often considered the instructor’s domain, students can benefit from becoming content creators: they ……

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What Are You Thinking?

Photo Credit: jDevaun via Compfight cc

Photo Credit: jDevaun via Compfight cc

Recently, this post was shared with me on Twitter:

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It’s a very good look at the need to communicate and respond in many ways to all the stakeholders in the school community.…

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4 Ways to Use Google+ Hangouts in Online Courses

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Learn more about Google+ Hangouts for online learning:
Attend Flipping Group Presentations with Google+ Hangouts on Air and VoiceThread to discover real-life, adaptable uses of Hangouts in online learning. Michelle Pacansky-Brock will interview Brad Belbas of ……

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Piazza: Create a Support System to Enhance Students’ Learning Experience

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In an online learning environment, instructors often use discussion boards to facilitate class Q&A. While discussion boards are excellent asynchronous tools for communication that promote critical thinking skills, they lack the structure and design to ……

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Status Update

I was going to post a blog explaining why I was so busy, I have not posted my Bring Your Own Technology Video.  However since Hunter has already done it on Curious Intentions  site.  I guess there is no need too.…

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Longs View

 

I recently rebranded my site to the less narcissistic and hopefully more informative title of “Longs View.” It has, for me, two meanings:

1. Longs view as in the view from Longs Peak as in people matter.

I spent a summer at the base of Longs Peak near Estes Park, CO at a [...]

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We Made the Dean’s List!

Thank you Faculty eCommons Community—your votes landed us on EdTech’s Dean’s List for higher education blogs!
EdTech released its second annual collection of the top 50 higher education blogs, The 2013 Dean’s List: 50 Must-Read Higher …… Continue reading

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