Nurse Ratched’s Digital Nips and Tucks No More! – Week 2′s #ds106 Reflection

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
McMurphy (Personal Cyber-infrastructure) VS.
Nurse Ratchet (Public Ed Infrastructure)
Week 2 in #ds106 was tough because life got in the way, but nevertheless I learned how to make GIFs using some of my favorite movie scenes, and I managed to learn so much from Gardner Campbell through the assigned videos and article.

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Nurse Ratched’s Digital Nips and Tucks No More! – Week 2′s #ds106 Reflection

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
McMurphy (Personal Cyber-infrastructure) VS.
Nurse Ratchet (Public Ed Infrastructure)
Week 2 in #ds106 was tough because life got in the way, but nevertheless I learned how to make GIFs using some of my favorite movie scenes, and I managed to learn so much from Gardner Campbell through the assigned videos and article.

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Can You Lend me a Hand? New Course Ideas Needed

Ok, I just received a request for more courses falling under the “Computer Education or Integration” realm in a masters program. We already have Networked Learning which covers:

  • Blogs and comments
  • Animoto
  • Webinars
  • Podcasts
  • Diggo
  • Digital Citizenship…
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    The challenges with connectivist learning

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    I thought I would investigate “connectivism” further in preparation for this week’s topic. I found this paper by Rita Kop. She provides a good description of connectivism (perhaps others can indicate if this is a good definition because I am not an expert).  But, she also outlines some possible issues with connectivist learning.…

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    Advice (to myself) on working in the #etmooc

    In “Is that a question I see before me?” Stacey Kerr remarks that holding a question in mind when she sits down to read through the content of the MOOC is a helpful strategy she discovered at the advice of another participant, Jeff Merrell.…

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    Friday’s Finds: December 14th Edition

    Meeting Table by mnadi, on Flickr
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      When teams begin to work in matrices, collaborating across functions and geographies, the skills, behaviours and competencies required for work must also change. This is what I heard yet again this week in a networked learning webinar that I attended.…

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      Friday’s Finds: December 7th Edition

      Unfortunately, illness sidelined my FF last week. But I’m back!

      As the world becomes more interconnected and complex, networks—whether that’s learned through Personal Learning Networks developed in Connectivist Massive Online Open Courses or strategies to work in networks within The Coherent Organization—are proposed as the best means to best cope with this new reality.…

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      Friday’s Finds: December 7th Edition

      Unfortunately, illness sidelined my FF last week. But I’m back!

      As the world becomes more interconnected and complex, networks—whether that’s learned through Personal Learning Networks developed in Connectivist Massive Online Open Courses or strategies to work in networks within The Coherent Organization—are proposed as the best means to best cope with this new reality.…

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      Friday’s Finds: November 23rd Edition

      This week I found a study that analysed the affective side of group formation in online courses. In particular, I thought that the following quotation about the  development of trust is true of any ICT-moderated context (such as a networked, virtual workplace):

        …members need to be able to trust and feel secure about the other members in the community in order to iteratively, recursively engage within collegial, constructive commentary.

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