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BISCharlotte: Why I Teach – Learning to Think Like the Web – | McGee’s Musings

Why I Teach – Learning to Think Like the Web – #ccourses | McGee’s Musings http://buff.ly/1DYuCUe  #blendedlearning #teachers

Bret Victor: A Revolutionary Look at Embodied Dynamic Cognition

The hair on the nape of my neck rises as I note the approach of a new idea, a new friend. I take hand and we walk together. And then I am never the same again. It’s the “check valve effect”. The fu… Sourced through Scoop.it from: impedagogy.com Hard to describe the sense of newness … Continue reading Bret Victor: A Revolutionary Look at…

mrkrndvs: A3 think that I have felt more support by communities ( ) Sometimes misses something to focus on the personalities

A3 think that I have felt more support by communities (#rhizo14 #ccourses) Sometimes misses something to focus on the personalities #satchat

mrkrndvs: 10 Step Program to Being Connected HT

10 Step Program to Being Connected http://readwriterespond.com/?p=1052  pic.twitter.com/WAUKvTtGML HT #ccourses @dweinberger @peterskillen @lynhilt @andycinek

ken_bauer: Excellent post and Thanks for the tip

Excellent post @courosa and @kbhildebrandt Thanks for the tip @jimgroom #ccourses https://twitter.com/jimgroom/status/627285181616013312 …

mrkrndvs: Four roles in a network: – Cheerleader – Captain – Counselor – Carpenter

Four roles in a network: – Cheerleader – Captain – Counselor – Carpenter @andycinek http://andrewmarcinek.com/2015/01/educon-2-7-a-conversation-worth-attending/ … #ccourses

Career Pathways, Part 1

The question of whether a college degree–especially a four-year college degree–is still “worth it” is being asked by many graduating students as they discover sobering truths about the cost of their education. Here are some facts to consider. The 2013 report from the Project… Continue Reading →

“Made with Creative Commons” on Kickstarter

Sarah Pearson and Paul Stacey of Creative Commons have created a case study for the very substance of the book project they are crowdfunding on Kickstarter: they’re raising funds to support the development of a book that they will ultimately give… Continue Reading →

MiaZamoraPhD: ICYMI: A gr8 convo @ Emerging Trends in Scholarship

ICYMI: A gr8 convo @ Emerging Trends in #Open Scholarship https://youtu.be/rpwPoW0svDM  #clmooc #digped @hastac #highered @kuwp #dh #ccourses

trainersleaders: Join us in 30 minutes for July chat; topic: Hyperlinked Learning (); newcomers welcome

Join us in 30 minutes for July #etmooc chat; topic: Hyperlinked Learning (http://tinyurl.com/mxqet9a ); newcomers welcome #ccourses #xplrpln

My Professional Development Plan (one small part)

Last week, I sat down with a few of my colleagues in our center called ALT Lab here at VCU. The topic of conversation was: building things. Specifically, we asked: What do you want to build, do and learn that you typically do not have time for? Regardless of all the standard tasks and projects […]

Character amnesia

I’m at the LEARN Conference on autonomous language learning and have just had the pleasure of hearing the keynote today from Victor Mair of the University of Pennsylvania (I gave the opening keynote yesterday). Mair is a sinologist and regular contributor to the LanguageLog, a wonderful resource for informed comments on issues related to language. […] The post Character amnesia appeared first on Communicating…

#blimage Challenge #1: The Chalkboard

This is the blimage  (blog image) challenge: Use an image above sent to you and “incorporate it into your blog, and write a post about learning based on it…See what you can make of it! (Then pass an image of your choice on to someone else so they can do their own #blimage challenge).” Read […]

adnanedtech: Dot.con ? Documentary on Internet Scams – via

Dot.con ? Documentary on Internet Scams – http://bit.ly/16b0Zob  via @courosa #ccourses

JeffreyKeefer: How has network scholarship changed your academic research or practice?

How has network scholarship changed your academic research or practice? #SMSociety15 #SMSociety15panel #rhizo15 #ccourses

sensor63:

@amyburvall @timbuckteeth @davecormier @simfin http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2015/07/nurturing-little-guys.html … #blimage #ccourses #clmooc #rhizo14 #rhizo15

Need-to-Know-News: Blackboard’s ‘Delightful’ New Learning Experience, e-Textbook Trends & A Nifty, New Digital Bulletin Board

This ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series features noteworthy stories that speak of need-to-know developments within higher education and K-12 that have the potential to influence, challenge and/or transform traditional education as we know it. Blackboard Launches ‘The New Learning Experience’ The … Continue reading →

taniatorikova: Progress report on my Soft Hack of the school system

Progress report on my Soft Hack of the school system http://taniasheko.com/uncategorized/hacking-the-school-system-softly-first-hack-clmooc-systemhack/ … #clmooc #rhizo15 #ccourses #vicpln #austl #tlchat

trainersleaders: Next tweet chat: Hyperlinked Learning, 7/29/15, 9pm ET/6pm PT;

Next #etmooc tweet chat: Hyperlinked Learning, 7/29/15, 9pm ET/6pm PT; http://tinyurl.com/mxqet9a  #ccourses #ReDigLit #nmchz #lrnchat

jgmac1106: Trying to fit a 13 week course into a 3-week online cours for Masters+ Cert, and Grad students difficult:

Trying to fit a 13 week course into a 3-week online cours for Masters+ Cert, and Grad students difficult: http://bit.ly/1JOrBbg  #ccourses

JeffreyKeefer: Education about media is also deperately needed . Sound surprising anybody?

Education about media is also deperately needed @BillDutton. Sound surprising anybody? #SMSociety15 #rhizo15 #dLRN15 #nlc2016 #ccourses

taniatorikova: Short post: EdContexts hangout about contexts in ed

Short post: EdContexts hangout about contexts in ed http://taniasheko.com/webinars/educators-across-contexts-edcontexts-google-hangout-conversation/ … @EdConteXts #clmooc #ccourses

wentale: open learning certainly has more ‘choice in your voice’. Finding the context that works for 1.

@sensor63 @monk51295 open learning certainly has more ‘choice in your voice’. Finding the context that works for 1. #clmooc #ccourses

taniatorikova: Educators Across Contexts webinar storified

Educators Across Contexts @EdConteXts webinar storified https://storify.com/TheCLAlliance/cltv-edcontexts-educators-across-contexts-july-27–55b6bc00a767822509213b45 … #clmooc #ccourses #vicpln #austl #tlchat

sensor63: always thought education was about “enabling choice” and voice?

@monk51295 always thought education was about “enabling choice” and voice? #clmooc #ccourses

ken_bauer: My presentation about my open format

My presentation about my open #ccourses format #flipclass http://www.haikudeck.com/p/JHCFw6sZNg  #Tec21 @TecdeMty pic.twitter.com/BjepR1pfuJ

ken_bauer: Feel free to as me about

Feel free to as me about #flipclass #ccourses #OpenEducation #IndieWeb @TecdeMty #Tec21 #ProfesoresTec21

Universities Are No More Illusory Than Journalists: Rsp to Kevin Carey and NYT

Yesterday Kevin Carey wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times in which he argued that the basketball scandal at the University of North Carolina could happen because, basically, universities are “illusions.”  There is no real oversight of wh…

ken_bauer: I have done some work with and interviewed at about my / work by

I have done some work with @touchcast @cogdog and interviewed at #FlipCon15 about my #flippedpd / #ccourses work by @ayeletsegal

mrkrndvs: Becoming Connected HT 4 some initial sparks

Becoming Connected http://youtu.be/fJoJ06kPMtQ?a  HT @dweinberger @pomeranian99 @lynhilt @shareski @kwhamon 4 some initial sparks #ccourses #rhizo14

Review: Gifted, Bullied, Resilient: A Brief Guid for Smart Families

I love Pamela Price’s new book, Gifted, Bullied, Resilient: A Brief Guid for Smart Families. It is…

Power of Connections : My Desk

This was supposed to be the first post but somehow I am still jumping around #NTPoC course trying to figure out what I’d missed and how to fin my way around the platform. So….My Temporary Work-Space this is my work-space which as you can see is a total mess and not a desk. I am still using the dining table as my “temporary” work-space,…

A 25 Words Language

The second improvisation challenge (part of The Power of Connection Course from Next Thought) is to select only 25 words to take with me as my new language, as I go into space on a mission to colonize a new planet. The challenge was to choose the words that my new language will consist of in only 10 minutes. I knew this was not…

jgmac1106: Looking for the image of the slide uses on enrichment gap. Anyone have source?

Looking for the image of the slide @mizuko uses on enrichment gap. Anyone have source? #clmooc #ccourses #connectedlearning

The Big Here

When I teach literature, I am always impressed by how cut and dried the ‘idea’ of setting was compared to how complex setting plays out in the good ol’ day-to-day.  That’s why I was so glad to see … Sourced through Scoop.it from: impedagogy.com You can engage in leveling up your own awareness of the space around you … Continue reading The Big Here →

ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD

53 Full many a gem of purest ray serene, 54 The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear: 55 Full many a…

Make Your Teaching ‘Stick’ with Ideas from “Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning”

In this post I review key takeaways from the book “make it stick” and delve into its practical applications for educators—how instructors who teach face-to-face or online can help their students learn better, and for course and curriculum designers—how they … Continue reading →

The Future of Faculty Development & Possible Framework

The discourse, and emerging field, of faculty development continues to rapidly expand as those commissioned and concerned with improving teaching and learning opportunities, practices and programs continue to refine their craft. A recent call for proposals challenged potential authors to explore questions like: What do you envision pd looking like in ten years? What best practices […]

taniatorikova: So there’s a Twitter add on in Google Docs Have you tried add ons in ?

So there’s a Twitter add on in Google Docs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bLwqv6XcuQ … #vicpln #ccourses #clmooc Have you tried add ons in #googledocs?

taniatorikova: Can I embed html code for a tweet in ?

Can I embed html code for a tweet in #googledocs? #google #vicpln #clmocc #ccourses

Phenomenology-based Ethnography: Special Issue Journal of Contemporary Ethnography #sssi #emca #sociology

Originally posted on Marketing, Interaction & Technology:Two or three years ago, I met Gary Alan Fine, the ethnographer and sociologist who wrote such wonderful books on restaurant kitchens, young orators in high school debating societies, mushroom collectors and many more. We came to talk about varieties of ethnography and one of its German variations: “Phenomenology-based…

JeffreyKeefer: Nice historical overview of : The Promise of Connected Learning

Nice historical overview of #ConnectedLearning: The Promise of Connected Learning http://ow.ly/PRLsz  #clmooc #ccourses

telliowkuwp: Vialogues : Nick Sousanis, Comics and Connected Learning

Vialogues : Nick Sousanis, Comics and Connected Learning #clmooc #ccourses #rhizo15 https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/23723/ …

mrkrndvs: Blogging with Medium -> I’d love ur thoughts esp RE Medium

Blogging with Medium http://readwriterespond.com/?p=996  -> @cogdog I’d love ur thoughts #ccourses esp RE Medium

infoliterati: “Feeding the Dawg: A Contraption Maker Contraption”

“Feeding the Dawg: A Contraption Maker Contraption” #ccourses http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2015/07/17/feeding-the-dawg-a-contraption-maker-contraption/ …

A little taster….

All will come into focus later….

mrkrndvs: Does anyone know of a good introduction post to which explains its purpose and place within blogging?

Does anyone know of a good introduction post to @medium which explains its purpose and place within blogging? #edtech #ccourses

sensor63: i thought this challenge could suit you?

@bbenzon i thought this challenge could suit you? #ccourses #clmooc https://twitter.com/timbuckteeth/status/622910768216965120 …

Teaching While Underimpaired

“People who do not have cognitive disabilities think they know what it means to have limitations but they do not.” — Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Quoted by Cathy N. Davidson in “Handicapped by Being Underimpaired” I clearly remember a 24 hour period during which I suffered cognitive disabilities; a period during which I was not sure if my cognitive abilities would return. read more

Coming back soon – Key People : East Midlands

This blog is about to restart – watch this space

sensor63: Is that a new hashtag blog image?? ??

Is that a new hashtag #blimage blog image?? #clmooc #ccourses #rhizo15?? https://twitter.com/amyburvall/status/622876798842331136 …

JeffreyKeefer: Impact of Social Sciences – What will the scholarly profile page of the future look like?

Impact of Social Sciences – What will the scholarly profile page of the future look like? http://ow.ly/PK9cd  #ccourses #clmooc

sensor63: Are You a ‘Global Citizen’?

Are You a ‘Global Citizen’? @bonstewart @davecormier @EdConteXts @tanyalau #ccourses http://m.thetyee.ca/Views/2005/10/05/globalcitizen/ …