My new MOOC and SCRATCH Intro Coming Soon…

First let me say,  I joined clmooc and I am very excited,Making Learning Connected…, how much more can a 21st century educator or self appointed connectivist such as myself ask for.   I see some old faces and connections and many new ones to make, very exciting. Continue reading

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Examining Open Education

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We Participate, Therefore We Are. ~ Brown & Adler

This past week, I had the chance to delve deeper into the idea of open education and open education resources (OER) thanks to both #ETMOOC and the #MediaLabCourse.

Before this week, I hadn’t spent much time considering the differences between “open” and “free” and the power they can bring to people around the world when they are combined together.…

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Digital Storytelling Resources and Scratch Animation

I’m so excited about our new section in the MOOC I have been a part of, #etmooc. As an educator that has worked at the middle school level, undergraduate and graduate level, there a few things I have found to be more empowering and exciting than introducing digital storytelling to audiences that have not experienced the pleasure before.…

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Warning: Thomas Friedman is an Education Expert Now

I am reluctant to review newspaper articles or op-ed pieces in the same way I have handled journal articles, series chapters or literature from the developers of MOOC platforms.  However, if utilizing a critical theory lens, no discourse can be ignored, especially when it is presented as dominant ideology.…

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#MIT, Itineario nell’automazione

Il secondo tema del progetto d’indagine, avviato con Quegli automi antenati,  è l’Automazione. Specifico che il progetto che nel tempo andrò a sviluppare, ha come riferimento il corso di Suchman, Lucy. 21A.850J The Anthropology of Cybercultures,Spring 2009. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed 10 Jan, 2013).

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Quegli automi antenati

Sono stata a lungo in silenzio, ma il lavoro dietro le quinte c’è stato, eccome!

Ho preso come punto di partenza di nuova indagine il corso Antropologia delle cyberculture proposto nella primavera 2009, al MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW). La mia scelta è motivata dalla volontà di avere una visione di più ampio respiro su temi centrali riguardanti le pratiche culturali e materiali che compongono le tecnologie digitali.…

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