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Bali_Maha: 25 Alternatives To What’d You Learn In School Today? via ht

25 Alternatives To What’d You Learn In School Today? http://www.teachthought.com/learning/25-alternatives-whatd-learn-school-today/ … via @teachthought ht @EatcherVeggies #edchat #ccourses

Bali_Maha: on a plane? Via

#moocs on a plane? Via @cogdog http://cogdogblog.com/2014/11/26/moocs-on-a-plane/ … #ccourses #edtech

Jonathan_Worth: I just got to hang out with and talk and !! w00t!

I just got to hang out with @dangillmor and talk #Phonar #PhonarNation and #ConnectedCourses !! w00t!

cogdog: Hello

Hello #ccourses pic.twitter.com/bhK83KF2Xw

Bali_Maha: On Weaning and Learning and Independence

On Weaning and Learning and Independence http://ift.tt/1xUgonl  #ccourses

sensor63:

@timbuckteeth http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2014/11/globally-connected-minds.html … #ccourses #clavier #edcontexts

sensor63: Globally connected minds

Globally connected minds http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2014/11/globally-connected-minds.html … #ccourses #clavier

Let’s All Go to the Lobby and then Watch Some Movies?

Bart Miller pointed to a site I love and reminded me of all the good movies there.  And then I thought I might take some of my favorites and put them onto the ever cool streaming movie platform, Synchtube. And after you have gone to the lobby to get yourself some food, settle in and […]

EatcherVeggies: ” Books often seem to be more about having written them, than anything else.” Paleoconnectivism

” Books often seem to be more about having written them, than anything else.” Paleoconnectivism @jimgroom #ccourses http://bavatuesdays.com/paleoconnectivism-the-long-history-of-edtech/ …

GardnerCampbell: “higher education has vital public purposes beyond aggregated individual economic benefits. Colleges…

#ccourses “higher education has vital public purposes beyond aggregated individual economic benefits. Colleges… http://amzn.com/k/wyEYDyTzRe-ooOXft4FDtA …

Gordon_L: Wednesday update: 188 comments from 40 posts collected today

Wednesday update: 188 comments from 40 #ccourses posts collected today http://iberry.com/cc.htm 

GardnerCampbell: RT : Provoked and motivated this week by ‘s talk ‘Ecologies of Yearning’

RT @colinicampbell: Provoked and motivated this week by @GardnerCampbell ‘s talk ‘Ecologies of Yearning’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIzA4ItynYwby … #ccourses

paulsignorelli: MT : “In-Flight MOOCs, Coming to JetBlue” good read

MT @rbakergsu: “In-Flight MOOCs, Coming to JetBlue” good read https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/11/25/flight-moocs-coming-jetblue … #nmchz #moocs #learning #innovations #ccourses

dmlresearchhub: It’s time to learn how to build your own ! Join us Dec. 1 @ 2PM PT for Connected by Design

It’s time to learn how to build your own #ccourses! Join us Dec. 1 @ 2PM PT for Connected by Design http://bit.ly/1teMTHg 

sensor63: Kids Struggling With Hunger Share What They Are Most Thankful For This Holiday Season

Kids Struggling With Hunger Share What They Are Most Thankful For This Holiday Season http://flip.it/BQy3S  #ccourses #digiwrimo

telliowkuwp: Let’s All Go to the Lobby and then Watch Some Movies? | RhetCompNow

Let’s All Go to the Lobby and then Watch Some Movies? | RhetCompNow http://rhetcompnow.com/uncategorized/lets-all-go-to-the-lobby-and-then-watch-some-movies/ … #clmooc #ccourses #rhizo14 pic.twitter.com/i6z9FgKEC5

dogtrax: going Mr. Miyagi on you. A comic for ya.

@jgmac1106 going Mr. Miyagi on you. A comic for ya. #ccourses pic.twitter.com/mxzArEOqL2

dogtrax: Nobody responds .. (Inside blog joke)

@sensor63 Nobody responds .. (Inside blog joke) #ccourses pic.twitter.com/uy1AtDORcT

Bali_Maha: Words of wisdom from &

Words of wisdom from @sensor63 & @cogdog http://ift.tt/1vNkRsg  #ccourses

Bali_Maha: Exactly – To Nobody

Exactly @sensor63 – To Nobody http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2014/11/to-nobody.html … #techquity #ccourses #edcontexts #digped

sensor63: To nobody.

To nobody. http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/11/to-nobody.html?spref=tw … #ccourses #rhizo14 #digiwrimo

Bali_Maha: “only way 2 be comfortable in the online space [is] spending time being in the online space” wisdom

“only way 2 be comfortable in the online space [is] spending time being in the online space” @cogdog wisdom http://cogdogblog.com/2014/11/25/collaborative-song-writing/ … #ccourses

jgmac1106: If I am using the same <p> class over and over again within a <div> is that when you would use a <span>?

If I am using the same <p> class over and over again within a <div> is that when you would use a <span>? #teachtheweb #ccourses #edtechchat

jgmac1106: Here is our final for . Thank you for being my co-learners this semester:

Here is our final for #edu106. Thank you for being my co-learners this semester: http://bit.ly/1vLy8Cs  #ccourses

CFP: Feminist Pedagogy Conference — “Transformations”

Conference hosted by the Feminist Studies Group and the Center for the Study of Women and Society, April 17, 2015 The Feminist Pedagogy Conference seeks participants for a day-long conference entitled “Feminist Pedagogy: Transformations.” The conference will be held on April 17, 2015 at the CUNY Graduate Center, in New York, NY. The Feminist Pedagogy […]

Teaching in the wake of the Ferguson non-indictment

Yesterday, it was announced that there would be no indictment of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Michael Brown in Fersugon, MO on August 9, 2014. Demonstrations around the US took place last night. Images of demonstrations and words of both … Continue reading →

Bali_Maha: Blended learning wrap-up webinar now

Blended learning wrap-up webinar now http://connectededucators.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d45b3eb6e1f59fc420d78ef88&id=6426bb245a&e=5a1796033e … #blend14 #ce14 #ccourses

Policy, Strategy, Tactics: Intellectual Integration in the Human Sciences, An Approach for a New Era

Roughly three decades ago, in my final year on the faculty at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, I participated in an exercise to rethink the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. I took that as an opportunity to, you know, actually rethink how education was done. So I designed a modular approach to structuring an introductory interdisciplinary course in the humanities and social sciences.At that…

“I am Malala”: A Review of the Book and Its Implications for Education

“I am Malala” is the true story of a fourteen-year old girl’s campaign for women’s right to education. In 2011 Malala was shot  by the Taliban in a bus on her way home from school. Two men boarded the school bus—“Who … Continue reading →

TheCLAlliance: [Video] Successful Co-Learning Models (featuring & others)

[Video] Successful Co-Learning Models https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSCvAe65zDU … (featuring @hrheingold @CathyNDavidson & others) #CCourses

laura_ritchie: co-learning with My teacher(s) (one is my son)

@cogdog @auntysocial co-learning with My teacher(s) (one is my son) #thedaily1 #ccourses http://bit.ly/1APEPoi 

Gordon_L: Tuesday update: 189 comments collected from 43 posts

Tuesday update: 189 comments collected from 43 #ccourses posts http://iberry.com/cc.htm 

Annakwood: Interesting but teacher enjoyment not enough. RT on why she loves teaching online

Interesting but teacher enjoyment not enough. RT@Bali_Maha on why she loves teaching online @OnlineCrsLady #ccourses https://medium.com/@lauragibbs/devotedly-digital-952a824ab1ae …

laura_ritchie: co-learning with My teacher(s) (one is my son)

@cogdog @auntysocial co-learning with My teacher(s) (one is my son) #thedaily1 #ccourses

dmlresearchhub: RT : Dec. 1 webinar will explain how to build your own ‘connected courses’ infrastructure:

RT @TheCLAlliance: Dec. 1 #CCourses webinar will explain how to build your own ‘connected courses’ infrastructure: http://bit.ly/1rofGIS 

Bali_Maha: Devotedly Digital – awesome post on why she loves teaching online

Devotedly Digital – awesome post on why she loves teaching online @OnlineCrsLady #ccourses #digped #digiwrimo https://medium.com/@lauragibbs/devotedly-digital-952a824ab1ae …

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of…”

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a…

TheCLAlliance: Dec. 1 webinar will explain how to build your own ‘connected courses’ infrastructure:

Dec. 1 #CCourses webinar will explain how to build your own ‘connected courses’ infrastructure: http://bit.ly/1rofGIS 

MrGelston: Trust and Kenken Connecting trust to problem solving through Kenken

Trust and Kenken Connecting trust to problem solving through Kenken #ccourses #gtchat #edchat http://tinyurl.com/or57mwh 

taniatorikova: Timely to watch Successful Co- Learning Models when talking abt how to change passive tutored learners

Timely to watch Successful Co- Learning Models https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSCvAe65zDU&feature=youtu.be … when talking abt how to change passive tutored learners #ccourses

laura_ritchie: It’s Tuesday: means I join my students in yoga this afternoon. definite co-learning highlight of my week

It’s Tuesday: means I join my students in yoga this afternoon. definite co-learning highlight of my week #ccourses pic.twitter.com/kc2qDPsl7t

“The object of knowledge is what exists and its function to know about reality.”

“The object of knowledge is what exists and its function to know about reality.” – Plato

“The society we have described can never grow into a reality or see the light of day, and there will…”

“The society we have described can never grow into a reality or see the light of day, and…

“And those whose hearts are fixed on Reality itself deserve the title of Philosophers.”

“And those whose hearts are fixed on Reality itself deserve the title of Philosophers.”…

“When the mind’s eye rests on objects illuminated by truth and reality, it understands and…”

“When the mind’s eye rests on objects illuminated by truth and reality, it understands…

rljessen: Exploring Open Educational Resources – Open Course Dec 5-10 all welcome sign up

Exploring Open Educational Resources – Open Course Dec 5-10 all welcome sign up https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14K01qt9NNqoGgj81izFQAQjGYZMbiNPJS7ACQoepE6M/viewform?c=0&w=1 … #oclmooc #abed #ccourses #cdnedchat

dogtrax: RT : Playing with Open Designs for Professional Learning

RT @kfasimpaur: Playing with Open Designs for Professional Learning http://digitalis.nwp.org/collection/playing-open-designs-professional-learning#sthash.bFAvWNij.dpuf … #nwp #clmooc #ccourses

Pedagogical Styles 3: Courses I have taught (or taken)

Now that I’ve put some ideas on the table – Vygotsky, coaching, lecturing – I want to describe four different courses, three of which I’ve taught, one that I took. All of that took place in the ancient days before personal computing and the web. My objective is simply to get four different kinds of courses together in one document.What affordances to these course…

Help Libraries Empower Teens!

Help Libraries Empower Teens!: I just supported Help Libraries Empower Teens! on @ThunderclapIt // @yalsa

Help Libraries Empower Teens!

Help Libraries Empower Teens!: I just supported Help Libraries Empower Teens! on @ThunderclapIt // @yalsa

mdvfunes: This is one from if he sees this might send you another link.

@smstagner This is one from #ccourses http://phonar.org/2014/09/leveraging-you-why-in-answer-to-mike-wesch/ … @Jonathan_Worth if he sees this might send you another link. @mr45144

Gordon_L: Monday update:collected 204 comments from 44 posts today

Monday update:collected 204 comments from 44 #ccourses posts today http://iberry.com/cc.htm 

MiaZamoraPhD: Mapping the Futures of Higher Ed in Real Time: w/ a President |

Mapping the Futures of Higher Ed in Real Time: #CoLearning w/ a President | #HASTAC http://www.hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/2014/11/23/mapping-futures-higher-ed-real-time-co-learning-president#.VHOOP3DovOI.twitter … #ccourses #digped

sensor63:

@dogtrax http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2014/11/souk.html … #ccourses #rhizo14 #digiwrimo

dmlresearchhub: Join us for the kickoff webinar for Unit 6, Connected by Design, next Mon. @ 2PM PT!

Join us for the kickoff webinar for #ccourses Unit 6, Connected by Design, next Mon. @ 2PM PT! http://bit.ly/1teMTHg  pic.twitter.com/mHFyCnsoG6

cljennings: Is course also intended to be ‘open’ – as with , etc? Any particular suggestions for connecting/following?

@CathyNDavidson Is course also intended to be ‘open’ – as with #ccourses, etc? Any particular suggestions for connecting/following?

koutropoulos: Designing in the open – your recommendations for Open materials for an intro course?

Designing in the open – your recommendations for Open materials for an intro course? #ccourses http://bit.ly/1vEOSex 

mdvfunes: RT : It took me about 4 days to code but looking at the response, it was worth it

RT @labnol: It took me about 4 days to code http://ctrlq.org/first  but looking at the response, it was worth it #FirstTweet #ccourses

sensor63: musing. Volatile.

@dogtrax musing. Volatile. http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/11/volatile.html?spref=tw … #ccourses #digiwrimo #rhizo14

Mapping the Futures of Higher Ed in Real Time: Co-Learning with a President

Tonight I had a conversation with a friend about the first course we’ll be offering in the Futures Initiative program at The Graduate Center, CUNY—”http://www.hastac.org/blogs/danicasavonick/2014/11/10/apply-now-mapping-… “>Mapping the Futures of Higher Education,” beginning in Spring 2015.  I told him that, in my research and in my personal experience, I have almost never have found thinkers/practitioners who work through the the interrelated issues ofread more

Successful Co-Learning Models

Catching up on Connected Courses… of all the videos I’ve watched for Connected Courses, this is my favorite so far. Wow. Repeat again and again: wow wow wow. If people have not had a chance to watch this one, I really recommend it!I’m going to watch …

Bali_Maha: Critical Theory: The Multiple Dimensions of Social Justice via by

Critical Theory: The Multiple Dimensions of Social Justice http://wp.me/p44N0Y-cW  via @socialjusticeED by @Bali_Maha #digped #ccourses #gbl

OnlineCrsLady: I’m having fun with tonight… but I have to do the work thingy on Monday. Is it Monday there already? :-)

@taniatorikova I’m having fun with #ccourses tonight… but I have to do the work thingy on Monday. Is it Monday there already? :-)

*UM APELO DE AJUDA AOS AMIGOS DO FACEBOOK

20141123_UM_APELO_DE_AJUDA_AOS_AMIGOS_DO_FACEBOOK_opt Aos amigos Portugueses do Facebook, este é um pedido para que vocês, meus caros, ajudem o Projecto Tchuma Tchato a terminar de construir a Igreja/Centro Comunitário da nossa associada em África, a “Kingdom Life Worship Community Centre,” em Barberton, África do Sul. No ano de 2012, começámos os trabalhos de construção para finalmente podermos … Continue reading →

OnlineCrsLady: Finished watching Successful Co-Learning – my favorite so far! WOW! THX and all!

Finished watching Successful Co-Learning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSCvAe65zDU … #ccourses – my favorite so far! WOW! THX @MiaZamoraPhD @hrheingold and all!