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MiaZamoraPhD: MT More brilliance frm (reflection on participation) …

MT @Seecantrill More brilliance frm @latelyontime (reflection on participation) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD8BV84y30E … … #ccourses #moocmooc #futureed

MiaZamoraPhD: Learning Pathways: Descriptive or Prescriptive?

Learning Pathways: Descriptive or Prescriptive? http://dmlcentral.net/blog/doug-belshaw/learning-pathways-descriptive-or-prescriptive#.VMzeKnfKgXs.twitter … #connectedlearning #moocmooc #ccourses #nwp #clmooc @kuwp #futureed

MiaZamoraPhD: “Classrooms are an experiment too” Envisioning the Radical Syllabus via

“Classrooms are an experiment too” Envisioning the Radical Syllabus via @HybridPed http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/envisioning-radical-syllabus-critical-approach-classroom-culture-part-2/ … #ccourses #nwp #moocmooc #futureed

GardnerCampbell: Can Students Have Too Much Tech? > so much wrong here, it’s hard to know where to begin.

Can Students Have Too Much Tech? > so much wrong here, it’s hard to know where to begin. #ccourses http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/30/opinion/can-students-have-too-much-tech.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad …

KateGreen28: MT “: .:Schools shouldn’t be alone. ”

MT “@RMAnnaHeath: .@SamWardAcad:Schools shouldn’t be alone. @WEdFEvents #SchoolPartnerships pic.twitter.com/0022NWzL8W” #phonarnation #ccourses

_daveh70: A whole bunch of our favorite ideas in practice in K-12:

A whole bunch of our favorite ideas in practice in K-12: http://www.gemsworldacademy-chicago.com/Page/Academics/Why-a-GEMS-Education … @GWAcademyChi @g1gwa #ccourses

Jonathan_Worth: Just 4 random pieces of information was enough to reidentify 90% of shoppers (HT )

Just 4 random pieces of information was enough to reidentify 90% of shoppers #CCourses #Privacy http://ow.ly/IaYW5  (HT @rebeccawphoto)

Bali_Maha: Changes to my Edu Game Design module this semester

Changes to my Edu Game Design module this semester http://ift.tt/1LtwACd  #ccourses

Bali_Maha: Awesome subversive criteria for grades using APGAR questions

Awesome subversive criteria for grades using @GardnerCampbell APGAR questions http://econ482.umwblogs.org/criteria-for-grades/ … #moocmooc #rhizo14 #ccourses #digped

Bali_Maha: 10 things the best Digital Teachers Do by &

10 things the best Digital Teachers Do https://chroniclevitae.com/news/882-10-things-the-best-digital-teachers-do … by @Jessifer & @slamteacher #digped #ccourses #rhizo14 #edtech

Random Blog Post on a Random Act of Kindness

Today, as I was waiting to cross a very busy intersection, a man jaywalked through. He was probably indigent, maybe homeless, mentally disabled, muttering loudly to himself. He was a bit out of control but clearly harmless. He was wearing high tops wit…

_daveh70: Thanks for the follow, Joel. Hope you’ll mingle with the community.

@JoelBlecha Thanks for the follow, Joel. Hope you’ll mingle with the #ccourses community. http://connectedcourses.net/ 

dogtrax: Bonus : Make a Bumper Sticker Connected Courses » Blogs

#CCourses Bonus #Dailyconnect: Make a Bumper Sticker https://dailyconnector.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/ccourses-bonus-dailyconnect-make-a-bumper-sticker/ … Connected Courses » Blogs

A New Twist to Teaching Online: Considering Learners’ Emotions

The idea of considering students’ emotions in context of online or blended learning may seem absurd. There are plenty of other factors to consider when teaching online that take priority over the emotional state of students. Most instructors would agree. Yet a recently published paper “Measuring … Continue reading →

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Bali_Maha: Week 3 prompt from exploring &

Week 3 #moocmooc prompt from @krisshaffer exploring @henrygiroux & #FergusonSyllabus http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/announcements/mmcp-politics-pedagogy-agency/ … #ccourses #rhizo14 #critped

Seecantrill: <3 the collecting blogs re our + wk. Thxs again!

<3 the collecting blogs re our #clequity + #techquity wk. Thxs again! @onewheeljoe http://spring2015.seekingequityed677.org/  #connectedlearning #ccourses

dmlresearchhub: MT : The inspirational shares nuggets from & – Navigating the Marvellous

MT @topgold: The inspirational @catherinecronin shares nuggets from #altc & #ccourses – Navigating the Marvellous http://ow.ly/Ib7SI 

MiaZamoraPhD: Empowering Mentors, Empowering Youth: Remembering Brother Mike

Empowering Mentors, Empowering Youth: Remembering Brother Mike http://educatorinnovator.org/empowering-mentors-empowering-youth-remembering-brother-mike/ … #moocmooc #ccourses #nwp #connectedlearning @kuwp

dogtrax: Connected Poem: The End of the Internet

Connected Poem: The End of the Internet http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2015/01/30/connected-poem-the-end-of-the-internet/#.VMtqICMk4dA.twitter … #rhizo15 #ccourses #clmooc #walkmyworld

I’m sitting with what I know and wrestling with what I don’t

Technology seems to have the most obvious impact or role on distributed learning in an online course.  Discourse and collaboration take place through or with technology and the technologies used can shape the discourse and collaboration that occur between course participants.  In the overview that Dr. Graham provided from her article with Dr. Jones, it’s […]

Feedforward in the Garden of Your Mind

One of the projects I have started the year with is a Google Form survey. I have asked students to fill out this form.  Tomorrow we will look at the data in this spreadsheet that the form above generated. There is an amazing cache of data in there and I have asked my students to find … Continue reading Feedforward in the Garden of Your…

Feedforward in the Garden of Your Mind

One of the projects I have started the year with is a Google Form survey. I have asked students to fill out this form.  Tomorrow we will look at the data in this spreadsheet that the form above generated. There is an amazing cache of data in there and I have asked my students to find … Continue reading Feedforward in the Garden of Your…

Jonathan_Worth: Going to be talking and this morning here in Ghent at for

Going to be talking #phonar #phonarNation #ccourses and #wpprc this morning here in Ghent at #verengeling for @ThomasStorme

UAP Wins Exemplary Program Award

This evening, the Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) program received Virginia Tech’s Exemplary Program Award. The three other award recipients were the Department of Chemistry in the College of Science, the Department of Psychology also in the College of Science, and  VT Engage in the Division of Student Affairs. The 2014 award focused on recognizing groups that are […]

telliowkuwp: Feedforward in the Garden of Your Mind | Impedagogy

Feedforward in the Garden of Your Mind | Impedagogy http://impedagogy.com/wp/blog/2015/01/30/feedforward/ … #youshow15 #rhizo14 #ccourses #clmooc

Bali_Maha: “: Humanize online instruction with Register now! “

“@whitneykilgore: Humanize online instruction with @Bali_Maha http://j.mp/1wuBK5z  Register now! @canvasnet” #moocmooc #ccourses #rhizo14

Description of Derek

I am a little bit quirky but that’s okay. Life isn’t nearly as interesting if you try to be “normal” in my opinion. Sometimes it’s better to chuckle and move on or ‘laugh at the darkness’ as I like to say. I am currently torturing my students by making them set up their wordpress sites to […]

sensor63: “: ” thinking of seminars/collaborative activities innovative practices.

“@_daveh70: @sensor63 https://sites.google.com/site/design39campus/ … #ccourses” @makle1 thinking of seminars/collaborative activities innovative practices.

_daveh70:

@sensor63 https://sites.google.com/site/design39campus/ … #ccourses

sensor63: Why Even ‘Good’ Schools Benefit From Trying Fresh Ideas

Why Even ‘Good’ Schools Benefit From Trying Fresh Ideas http://flip.it/oNt4G  #clavedu #ccourses @davecormier @makle1 @bali_maha

Bali_Maha: “My point here, is that I am not here without you” more beauty by influenced by

“My point here, is that I am not here without you” more beauty by @sensor63 influenced by @sbayne http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2015/01/netscape.html?spref=tw … #ccourses #rhizo14

Bali_Maha: Love this “You have to be comfortable within yourself to be willing to expose vulnerability”

Love this @taniatorikova “You have to be comfortable within yourself to be willing to expose vulnerability” http://taniasheko.com/moocmooc/critical-pedagogy-meets-year-9-library-orientation-week-2-moocmooc/ … #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: At Silk Rd Trial, Lawyers Fight to Include Evidence They Call Vital: Emoji > new literacies

At Silk Rd Trial, Lawyers Fight to Include Evidence They Call Vital: Emoji > new literacies #vcualtlab #ccourses http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/29/nyregion/trial-silk-road-online-black-market-debating-emojis.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad …

Studio Reading Exercise

For my studio today, I challenged the students to prepare a review of 11 international development-related reports and papers (listed below). The combination of these documents led to some interesting discussions about the purpose of development assistance (from public, non-governmental, and private entities) and the emerging trends that are occurring within the sector. In the list below, […]

topgold: The inspirational shares nuggets from and on Medium: Navigating the Marvellous

The inspirational @catherinecronin shares nuggets from #altc and #ccourses on Medium: Navigating the Marvellous http://ow.ly/BhhEG 

ken_bauer: Any recommendation for decent plugin to support bilingual (Spanish/English) site? Or just hack myself?

Any recommendation for decent plugin to support bilingual (Spanish/English) @WordPress site? Or just hack myself? #CCourses @BeaverBuilder

Maha4Learning: Listenining to the Tunes. created in using text pulled from

Listenining to the #ccourses Tunes. created in http://www.tagxedo.com/  using text pulled from http://connectedcourses.net  pic.twitter.com/BLwogreLjD

Maha4Learning: Checking in ;) Thinking of going through material again & see what comes up for me

Checking in ;) Thinking of going through #ccourses material again & see what comes up for me

Bali_Maha: The is now on iTunes! Don’t miss an episode :)

The @HybridPod is now on iTunes! Don’t miss an episode :) https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hybridpod/id962021191 … #moocmooc #ccourses #digped

rljessen: Loved it! My take on the term Mooc

Loved it! @jmc3ualberta My take on the term Mooc http://xplrpln.blogspot.ca/2015/01/my-take-on-term-mooc.html … #msloc430 #ccourses #etmooc #oclmooc #abed

Bali_Maha: 2nd critical pedagogy chat will start in 2 hours

2nd #moocmooc critical pedagogy chat will start in 2 hours http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/announcements/mmcp-radical-pedagogies-pedagogies-care/ … #ccourses #digped #rhizo14 #highered #edchat #socphd

yalsa: RT : Access, Equity & the New Majority:

RT @MiaZamoraPhD: Access, Equity & the New Majority: http://eepurl.com/bciG5T  #nwp #hastac #ccourses #moocmooc #connectedlearning #digped

GardnerCampbell: The Blog Comment That Achieved an Internet Miracle – The Atlantic > Only an open web makes this possible.

The Blog Comment That Achieved an Internet Miracle – The Atlantic http://theatln.tc/1z2jg2s  > Only an open web makes this possible. #ccourses

dogtrax: I have no idea what 2048 is but I made one based on connections for

I have no idea what 2048 is but I made one based on connections for #dailyconnect http://community.usvsth3m.com/2048/all-my-connections-edition/ … #ds106 #ccourses #clmooc #rhiz015

I Feel Anger Sometimes. But Not At You. Really.

When women are prevented from expressing anger at injustice, transgression, or violence, they are forced to submit without expressing resistance. Further, women’s silence is interpreted as willing agreement to their subordination. -Megan Boler, Feeling Power, Loc 420 I do not … Continue reading →

crumphelen: The lid is popped off: Behind the scenes of the open section of by

The lid is popped off: Behind the scenes of the open section of #msloc430 http://wp.me/p2X4v8-k2  by @JeffMerrell #ccourses

smstagner: Bonus : Check In Check Up via

#CCourses Bonus #Dailyconnect: Check In Check Up http://wp.me/p58OTD-35  via @dogtrax

smstagner: My bumper sticker! MT Make a Bumper Sticker Bonus

My bumper sticker! MT @dogtrax Make a Bumper Sticker http://wp.me/p58OTD-31  #Ccourses Bonus #Dailyconnect #youshow15 pic.twitter.com/jlO8dVM824

dogtrax: Bonus : Make a Bumper Sticker

#CCourses Bonus #Dailyconnect: Make a Bumper Sticker http://wp.me/p58OTD-31 

dogtrax: Bonus : Check In Check Up

#CCourses Bonus #Dailyconnect: Check In Check Up http://wp.me/p58OTD-35 

MiaZamoraPhD: MT : Our pastiche- On renovations, boxes, & connectedness

MT @sensor63: Our pastiche- On renovations, boxes, & connectedness http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2015/01/patchwork.html … #ccourses #moocmooc #clmooc #ConnectedLearning

sensor63:

@dogtrax @telliowkuwp @Bali_Maha @WarwickLanguage @makle1 @Clarissamfb @MiaZamoraPhD #moocmooc #ccourses http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2015/01/patchwork.html …

MiaZamoraPhD: Access, Equity & the New Majority:

Access, Equity & the New Majority: http://eepurl.com/bciG5T  #nwp #hastac #ccourses #moocmooc #connectedlearning #digped

MiaZamoraPhD: How to Be Smart About Data Privacy – Join the Webinar January 28th

How to Be Smart About Data Privacy – Join the Webinar January 28th http://educatorinnovator.org/how-to-be-smart-about-data-privacy-join-the-webinar-january-28th/ … #ccourses #moocmooc #digped #nwp #clmooc @kuwp

MiaZamoraPhD: MT Gr8 blog @ Critical Ped via Dickinson’s “From all Jails the Boys and Girls,” …

MT @CathyNDavidson Gr8 blog @ Critical Ped via Dickinson’s “From all Jails the Boys and Girls,” http://www.hastac.org/blogs/annadcashley/2015/01/27/concerning-critical-pedagogy#.VMegbXGuDQc.twitter … … #moocmooc #ccourses

MiaZamoraPhD: How to get support while promoting web literacy (Jan. 29 webinar):

How to get support while promoting web literacy (Jan. 29 webinar): http://eepurl.com/bcBbcf  #ccourses #moocmooc #digped #clmooc #nwp @kuwp

sensor63: blogging with Freire.

@timbuckteeth blogging with Freire. #moocmooc #ccourses #clavedu @makle1 @LauraTommaso1 http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.fr/2012/04/blogging-with-freire.html?m=1 …

MiaZamoraPhD: What’s New at NWP Digital Is:

What’s New at NWP Digital Is: http://eepurl.com/bb2bzn  #nwp #ccourses #digped #moocmooc #hastac @kuwp #connectedlearning

tutormentorteam: Co-learning, , and Keeping the Lights On: and the Connected Courses MOOC via

Co-learning, #ccourses, and Keeping the Lights On: #etmooc and the Connected Courses MOOC http://ln.is/wordpress.com/Y5bpQ … via @wordpressdotcom

sensor63: et al

@warwicklanguage @makle1 @LauraTommaso1 @Bali_Maha @telliowkuwp @Maha4Learning @MiaZamoraPhD et al #ccourses http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2015/01/27/when-connected/comment-page-1/#comment-10562 …

GardnerCampbell: “Beyond the University argues that the demand that we replace bro…

#vcualtlab #aacu15 #ccourses #thoughtvectors “Beyond the University argues that the demand that we replace bro… http://amzn.com/k/-zKA94m6RTCwBdrsmUO-1w …

ken_bauer: I’m now a plugin developer for My grades plugin for and is working and up on

I’m now a plugin developer for @WordPress My grades plugin for #TC1014 and #TC1017 is working and up on @github #CCourses @TecdeMty

cogdog:

@laura_ritchie @dogtrax #ccourses #OneMonthBeyondNotBeingOver

JeffreyKeefer: Great ideas and collaborative supports! Nice chat about &

@GoogleGuacamole @catherinecronin Great ideas and collaborative supports! Nice chat about #connectedlearning & #networkedlearning #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: RT : Imagine a school where all the members (students/teachers/admin) weren’t absolutely thrilled when it was closed.

RT @twoodwar: Imagine a school where all the members (students/teachers/admin) weren’t absolutely thrilled when it was closed. #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: Humanities Open Book: Unlocking Great Books | National Endowment for the Humanities

Humanities Open Book: Unlocking Great Books | National Endowment for the Humanities #vcuqep #vcualtlab #ccourses http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2015-01-15/humanities-open-book …

MiaZamoraPhD: Listening to Students via

Listening to Students via @HybridPed http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/columns/featured/listening-students/ … #moocmooc #ccourses #clmooc #nwp @kuwp