Trust the Process

chasmI’m not trusting the process yet.

A participant described #etcmooc experience as manic;  I could not agree more.  The course is half over and I’m not settled into a rhythm of learning.  The activity level is incredulous, amazing and intimidating simultaneously – and that is wreaking havoc on my brain.…

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Coming Full Circle with Digital Storytelling in #etmooc

After dabbling with digital storytelling last week as part of the work I’m doing as a learner in #etmooc, the Education Technology and Media MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) organized by University of Regina professor of educational and media Alec Couros and several “co-conspirators,” I circled back on the theme in a more focused and serious way.…

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Our Chemical Selves: The Biology of Connectivism

 Connectivist Learning: course Prerequisites: 

your own device, internet connection, oxytocin and adrenaline

This is my last post before the edcMOOC course starts tomorrow. Through this blog, I’ve been living out the connectivist experience of not one, but two MOOCS, both which are experimental in the connectivist “genre”.…
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Enacting digital identity

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When we ask our students to share online — in a discussion forum within an LMS; in a wiki, course blog, Google Doc or Facebook group; on Twitter or anywhere on the open web — we are inviting not just online interaction but an enactment of each student’s digital identity.

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Is there such a thing as too much space?

Over the last days preparing for the start of #edcmooc I, along with MANY others, have been overwhelmed with the share number of spaces for connection and learning. In the last 3 days I have come to be aware of at least 20 new spaces I had never even heard of and feeling the pressure (whether that is environmental or a mental script I’m not sure) to engage in some spaces that previously I had avoided.…

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Introductions

….and may I present the first introductory assignment. Here are some random things to know about me in video format. I have also been a huge fan of making videos and have been amateurly (I think I just invented that word LOL) playing with video programming software on and off for the last few years.…

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#etcmooc

Yesterday I spoke of the preparation for my first MOOC (Massive Open Online Class) and I the change of mindset that I had regarding how I post content. Through the connections that I made yesterday I came across another MOOC which just goes under the hashtag #etcmooc.…

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