Connected Courses is a collaborative community of faculty in higher education

developing networked, open courses that embody the principles of connected learning and the values of the open web.

Pre-Course: Move-In, Orientation, Registration Why We Need a Why Trust and Network Fluency The Web: Concept, Platform, Culture(s) Diversity, Equity, Access About Co-Learning Putting it into Practice

TheCLAlliance: How far can ‘co-learning’ techniques be extended to other kinds of courses?

How far can ‘co-learning’ techniques be extended to other kinds of courses? http://bit.ly/1Am3bEI  #CCourses

dmlresearchhub: We’d really love to hear what you liked/disliked about . Please take this quick survey:

We’d really love to hear what you liked/disliked about #ccourses. Please take this quick survey: http://bit.ly/1BeXtWY 

Wishing you all a very joyful and Druish Winter…

Wishing you all a very joyful and Druish Winter Solstace! #gtchat #ccourses 

Words Upon the Wall: A Gift of Song

For everyone who is in all of my various online networks and communities and adventures, I thank you. Here is a song, with some animated words, as my humble thanks for all the inspiration and support you give me throughout the year as I write and explore and learn. Peace (with words on the wall), […]

MrGelston: Video: Wishing you all a very joyful and Druish Winter Solstace!

Video: Wishing you all a very joyful and Druish Winter Solstace! #gtchat #ccourses http://tmblr.co/Zm91ko1YWWuhH 

dogtrax: A gift of a song/animated text to my communities. Thank you for 2014. etc

A gift of a song/animated text to my communities. Thank you for 2014. http://youtu.be/KWuT8P9EdbI  #clmooc #nwp #ccourses #rhizo14 #digiwrimo etc

telliowkuwp: WordPress – WPLMS Learning Management System | ThemeForest Has anybody played with this?

WordPress – WPLMS Learning Management System | ThemeForest http://themeforest.net/item/wplms-learning-management-system/6780226?ref=ztrixq&ref=ztrixq&clickthrough_id=318380144&redirect_back=true … Has anybody played with this? #ccourses

telliowkuwp: Guide to making GIFs Freaking mad skills 4 making animated infographics & t/ gifs that go w/them. .

Guide to making GIFs http://tabletopwhale.com/2014/11/03/how-to-make-an-animated-infographic.html … Freaking mad skills 4 making animated infographics & t/ gifs that go w/them. #clmooc. #ccourses

sensor63: Random Eyes

@telliowkuwp @dogtrax @scottjohnson Random Eyes http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/12/random-eyes.html?spref=tw … #rhizo14 #ccourses

dogtrax: Tell me this quote from The Moor’s Account doesn’t resonate with us in etc.

Tell me this quote from The Moor’s Account doesn’t resonate with us in #clmooc #rhizo14 #ccourses #writingthief etc. pic.twitter.com/waFnjd1dzy

JeffreyKeefer: I see that by your energy! I struggle to see how it is more than just an RSS reader

@OnlineCrsLady @Inoreader I see that by your energy! I struggle to see how it is more than just an RSS reader #ccourses

JeffreyKeefer: I think what you are doing with it is already a quite beyond me!

@OnlineCrsLady I think what you are doing with it @Inoreader is already a quite beyond me! #InoreaderS15 #ccourses

OnlineCrsLady: POWER OF RANDOM: it’s best way I know to manage scale. I love the blog randomizer for

@cogdog @Bali_Maha @HybridPed @chris_friend POWER OF RANDOM: it’s best way I know to manage scale. I love the blog randomizer for #ccourses

OnlineCrsLady: And one more big post for today: Some Thoughts on Blog Hubs: What are they for anyway? :-)

And one more big post for today: Some Thoughts on Blog Hubs: What are they for anyway? http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/12/some-thoughts-on-blog-hubs-what-are.html … #ccourses #InoreaderS15 :-)

cogdog: FWIW any WP site can link to random post by tacking “?random” on URL

@Bali_Maha @HybridPed @chris_friend FWIW any WP site can link to random post by tacking “?random” on URL #ccourses http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/?random 

OnlineCrsLady: For ppl interested in my process I’ll use tag : new post will document in detail!

For ppl interested in my @Inoreader process I’ll use tag #InoreaderS15 : new post https://plus.google.com/111474406259561102151/posts/T1j78kXzaMS … will document in detail! #ccourses

JeffreyKeefer: I wished my friends and colleagues a Happy Winter Solstice. How do you wish a variety of happy holidays?

I wished my friends and colleagues a Happy Winter Solstice. How do you wish a variety of happy holidays? #ccourses

jgmac1106: yes that works. As does the collaborative poem we all worked on.

@dogtrax #ccourses yes that works. As does the collaborative poem we all worked on.

jgmac1106: I never got on the Google+ community. Ping me.

@dogtrax #dailyconnect I never got on the Google+ community. Ping me. #ccourses

dogtrax: And this … poem Connected Makes Me Curious

@jgmac1106 And this … https://soundcloud.com/dogtrax/connected-makes-me-curious … #ccourses poem Connected Makes Me Curious

dogtrax: Connected Makes Me Curious media poem (how’s this? )

Connected Makes Me Curious https://notegraphy.com/dogtrax/note/1408469 … #ccourses media poem (how’s this? @jgmac1106 ) pic.twitter.com/SDSEdMYtAj

Bali_Maha: MT : Thx to wizardry, we’re introducing a random article fearure ”

MT @HybridPed: Thx to @chris_friend wizardry, we’re introducing a random article fearure http://www.hybridpedagogy.com ” #ccourses #digped #rhizo14

jgmac1106: Accept, poems, art, and spoken word. I say we use all three. Connect to some specific knowledge nugget. Anyone else?

@jgmac1106 Accept, poems, art, and spoken word. I say we use all three. Connect to some specific #ccourses knowledge nugget. Anyone else?

dogtrax: set up a Google doc for folks to collaborate on version of ‘favorite things’ — I bet folks would make a song

@VCVaile set up a Google doc for #CCourses folks to collaborate on version of ‘favorite things’ — I bet folks would make a song

dogtrax: Bonus : We Are All Stars Now

#CCourses Bonus #Dailyconnect: We Are All Stars Now https://dailyconnector.wordpress.com/2014/12/19/ccourses-bonus-dailyconnect-we-are-all-stars-now/ …

lanihall: MT : Wow love this simulation that teaches diversity w simple visuals

MT @Bali_Maha: Wow love this simulation that teaches diversity w simple visuals http://ncase.me/polygons/  #ccourses #plpnetwork

Bali_Maha: Wow love this simulation that teaches diversity w simple visuals ht

Wow love this simulation that teaches diversity w simple visuals ht @francesbell @mdvfunes http://ncase.me/polygons/  #ccourses #rhizo14 #gbl

Flashback to eLearning and Digital Cultures MOOC

This digital artifact that I made for the eLearning and Digital Cultures MOOC (University of Edinburgh/Coursera) back in 2013. It received very good feedback from my peers and it was an opportunity for me to get in touch with other educators from arou…

Bali_Maha: 101 Life hacks – creative! (we fedwikis need a break!)

101 Life hacks – creative! https://medium.com/@evestanley/the-101-best-genius-life-hacks-that-make-life-easier-86c2152a8f7a … #ccourses #rhizo14 #fedwikihappening (we fedwikis need a break!)

dmlresearchhub: can be more than just a place to learn, they can also be a place to really connect & make friends

#MOOCs can be more than just a place to learn, they can also be a place to really connect & make friends http://youtu.be/aj94fbr79dg  #ccourses

VCVaile: Thinking of —-themed “Few of my favorite things” remix « «

Thinking of #ccourses—#Maker-themed “Few of my favorite things” remix http://ino.to/1z4b4dO  « @BoingBoing « @Inoreader

VCVaile: An anti ? Things you do that really piss me off, the notepad « «

An anti #DailyConnect? Things you do that really piss me off, the notepad http://ino.to/1x5xK2p  « @BoingBoing « @Inoreader #ccourses

TheCLAlliance: How far can ‘co-learning’ techniques be extended to other kinds of courses?

How far can ‘co-learning’ techniques be extended to other kinds of courses? http://bit.ly/1Am3bEI  #CCourses

sensor63: A Christmas Carol.

A Christmas Carol. http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/12/a-christmas-carol.html?spref=tw … #ccourses

“The great thing about the co-learning model over the traditional teacher student model is that I get…”

“The great thing about the co-learning model over the traditional teacher student model is…

IrgenAdj: Bonus : The Ransom Note

#CCourses Bonus #DailyConnect: The Ransom Note https://adjunctiverse.wordpress.com/2014/12/19/ccourses-bonus-dailyconnect-the-ransom-note …

PrecariousFac: Bonus : The Ransom Note

#CCourses Bonus #DailyConnect: The Ransom Note http://fb.me/4B7cLVQut 

bbenzon: Writing instruction requires a low a low instructor/students ration: via

Writing instruction requires a low a low instructor/students ration: http://ln.is/shar.es/61J5g  via @sharethis #ccourses

dogtrax: Come shine in the constellation. Add your star.

Come shine in the #ccourses constellation. Add your star. http://www.thinglink.com/scene/602445639992737793 …

MrGelston: I completed the first course of html/css. Off to JavaScript! via

I completed the first course of html/css. Off to JavaScript! #ccourses http://www.codecademy.com  via @codecademy

Waarom we ons moeilijker kunnen concentreren, en wat doen we eraan?

De media hebben een grote invloed op onze kennis en onze standpunten, maar bepalen ze ook onze cognitieve vermogens? Nicolas Carr schreef in 2008 zijn spraakmakend artikel ‘Is Google making us stupid?’ met veel discussie tot gevolg. Twitter, Facebook, korte mediaberichten: ze leiden ons af en vereisen geen langdurige concentratie. Is het een kwestie van […]

JeffreyKeefer: Do you agree? The Most Hirable and Sought After Job Skills This Year

Do you agree? #ccourses The Most Hirable and Sought After Job Skills This Year http://bit.ly/1z2UN8T 

telliowkuwp: Helix Education puts LMS up 4 sale These r t/ decisions u must make when u make profit ur motive in ed.

Helix Education puts LMS up 4 sale #ccourses http://mfeldstein.com/helix-education-puts-competency-based-lms-sale/?utm_campaign=twitter&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitter … These r t/ decisions u must make when u make profit ur motive in ed.

telliowkuwp: Stephen Colbert explains his work schedule Are u willing to work this hard for what u believe?

Stephen Colbert explains his work schedule http://www.vox.com/2014/12/18/7417843/colbert-show-character-prep?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter … Are u willing to work this hard for what u believe? #ccourses #clmooc

JeffreyKeefer: Has anybody seen or explored ? Online discussion is broken. Here’s the fix

Has anybody seen or explored #MUUT? #ccourses #moocmooc Online discussion is broken. Here’s the fix https://muut.com/manifesto/index.html … @getmuut

Speed-hearing as Discrimination?

Reading Time: 2 minutesI had an epiphany this morning. You know how when you really like or respect someone you hang on their every word, notice their every blogpost/tweet etc? I do. Or at least in phases. What those people say has more … Continue reading →

telliowkuwp: Let’sNameThisThing H Play!

Let’sNameThisThing https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16Mzl–WhV24fxxS1lZxOohz_IbMpyXffKXMOQ1uPzcE/viewform … H @dogtrax @sensor63 @taniatorikova @EatcherVeggies @Bali_Maha #ccourses #clmooc #rhizo14 Play!

dogtrax: I see your stars,hear your muse. Hoping others will travel into sky for

@taniatorikova I see your stars,hear your muse. Hoping others will travel into sky for #ccourses #dailyconnect http://www.thinglink.com/scene/602445639992737793 …

dogtrax: Another bonus : We Are All Stars Now. Let’s make a Star Map.

Another #ccourses bonus #dailyconnect: We Are All Stars Now. Let’s make a Star Map. http://www.thinglink.com/scene/602445639992737793 …

dogtrax: Bonus : We Are All Stars Now

#CCourses Bonus #Dailyconnect: We Are All Stars Now http://wp.me/p58OTD-2I 

dogtrax: Bonus : The Ransom Note

#CCourses Bonus #DailyConnect: The Ransom Note http://wp.me/p58OTD-2F 

mhawksey: I was 1st interested in HTTPS as a technical how-to but now understand how it protects against censorship

I was 1st interested in HTTPS as a technical how-to but now understand how it protects against censorship https://mashe.hawksey.info/2014/12/protecting-your-self-hosted-wordpress-from-threats-and-securing-with-httpsssl-for-free-with-cloudflare/ … #ccourses

Bali_Maha: Speed-hearing as Discrimination?

Speed-hearing as Discrimination? http://ift.tt/1x4bZQn  #ccourses

sensor63: that martian korean ransom message was the best note that one down.

@dogtrax @mizuko @cogdog @hrheingold that martian korean ransom message #dailycreate was the best #ccourses note that one down.

dogtrax: I am not even sure if this makes sense anymore …

@sensor63 @mizuko @cogdog @hrheingold I am not even sure if this makes sense anymore … #ccourses pic.twitter.com/eZNMKobPns

dogtrax: How one professor saved students a million dollars “I’m sitting… Creative Commons Thing of the Day

How one professor saved students a million dollars “I’m sitting… http://ccthing.tumblr.com/post/105538456106 … Creative Commons Thing of the Day #ccourses

sensor63: Now we can start the real MARTIAN

@telliowkuwp @amyburvall @dogtrax @hrheingold @taniatorikova Now we can start the real MARTIAN #ccourses pic.twitter.com/JSOTvWXq8F

BenjaminHarwood: They’re coming for you, Howard.

@cogdog @hrheingold @sensor63 @dogtrax They’re coming for you, Howard. https://www.flickr.com/photos/harwoobe/16052225685/ … #ccourses #dailycreate

LACC seeks a Project Coordinator for Project COMPLETA

LaGuardia Community College seeks a Project Coordinator for “Project COMPLETA: Comprehensive Support for Student Success.” Project COMPLETA, funded by a prestigious $2.9 million USDOE “First in the World” grant, links digital technology with exciting pedagogical and co-curricular innovations to build success for more than 25,000 of LaGuardia’s diverse, low-income students. COMPLETA brings together a range […]

TheCLAlliance: Plenty of & in the latest “OU Digital Tools: News Round-Up”

Plenty of #CCourses & #connectedlearning in the latest “OU Digital Tools: News Round-Up” http://bit.ly/1C3QiRM 

Pedagogical Affordance and Entrepreneurial Action: A Framework for Thinking about Connected Learning

This working paper consists of a series of posts written for an online workshop in connected learning: Connected Courses. It was conducted in the Fall of 2014 and was sponsored by the DML Hub, as part of the MacArthur Foundation, and the University of California Humanities Research Institute. Course URL:http://connectedcourses.netYou can download the PDF at this link: https://www.academia.edu/9727654/Pedagogical_Affordance_and_Entrepreneurial_Action_A_Framework_for_Thinking_about_Connected_LearningContentsIntroduction: Pedagogical Affordance, Entrepreneurial Action?Vygotsky TutorialPedagogical Styles…

Open Letter to "Mapping the Future…"

Cathy Davidson’s post to the students in the Mapping the Futures of Higher Ed post contains a great description of what she labels, The Big Why?, why we are doing all of this….Key quotes, ‘First, we believe higher education is crucial to a productive…

digisim: we’ve got your data ransom!

#dailyconnect #ccourses we’ve got your data ransom! http://moby.to/109w8d 

dogtrax: Boy, it doesn’t take much to get the crazies up and creatin’ mayhem (I like that)

@sensor63 @hrheingold @cogdog Boy, it doesn’t take much to get the #ccourses crazies up and creatin’ mayhem (I like that)

sensor63: MARTIANS MARTIANS MAAARTIANS RUN they have howard

@hrheingold @cogdog @dogtrax MARTIANS MARTIANS MAAARTIANS RUN #ccourses they have howard pic.twitter.com/j15BP5s1fd

sensor63: OMG what did they do to u Howard?

@hrheingold @cogdog @dogtrax OMG what did they do to u Howard? #ccourses pic.twitter.com/bsINHeeMXJ

sensor63: Yeepers Cogdog the KOREAN CONNECTION

@cogdog @hrheingold @dogtrax Yeepers Cogdog the KOREAN CONNECTION #ccourses pic.twitter.com/l86hF4uzvR