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

Future direction of the OER Research Hub

The OER Hub team prepare for launch July marked the end of the initial phase of the OER Research Hub. It’s been a great three years, and Beck has pulled out some of the highlights. But what next, you are all…

sensor63: Thank you for inspiration.

Thank you @mwesch for inspiration. http://myteachingnotebook.com/index.php/2015/08/28/rethinking-the-syllabus/ … #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: – Fall 2015 – Hangout #1 > much learning fun w great colleagues

#thoughtvectors – Fall 2015 – Hangout #1 > much learning fun w great colleagues #vcualtlab #ccourses http://youtu.be/__rE_SAfnyc 

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Four-Step Strategy to Create Active Learning in any Learning Space—Online, F2F or Blended

In a recent article The 3 Instructional Shifts That Will Redefine the College Professor, the ‘dynamic classroom’ was listed as number one. The dynamic classroom is where faculty “do practically anything other than lecture” (Craig, 2015).  A meager definition but … Continue reading →

Testing 370 posts

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Testing post syndication

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MiaZamoraPhD: as cc:

#GenLit as #NetProv http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/genlit-as-netprov/ … cc: @futuresed #highered #pedagogyproject @hastac #digped #clmooc #ccourses #connectedlearning

MiaZamoraPhD: What is Generative Literature? “The Project” via

What is Generative Literature? “The #GenLit Project” via @HybridPed http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/what-is-generative-literature-introducing-the-generative-literature-project/ … #digped #fight4ed #ccourses #clmooc #highered

MiaZamoraPhD: : Towards a Pedagogy of Equality via

#fight4edu: Towards a Pedagogy of Equality https://storify.com/HASTAC/fight4edu-towards-a-pedagogy-of-equality … via @hastac #highered #edchat #clmooc #ccourses #connectedlearning

mrkrndvs: An Unexpected (CONNECTED) Journey

An Unexpected (CONNECTED) Journey http://stories.cogdogblog.com/unexpected-connected-journey/ … #ccourses #rhizo14

sensor63: Another cycle.

@cogdog @Bali_Maha @jimgroom @ReclaimHosting Another cycle. http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2015/08/another-cycle.html … #ccourses

taniatorikova: Imagine never being born again. reminds us why we are teachers

Imagine never being born again. @mwesch reminds us why we are teachers http://taniasheko.com/21st-century-learning/imagine-never-being-born-again-mike-wesch-reminds-us-why-we-are-teachers/ … #vicpln #ccourses #rhizo15 #moocmooc #austl

Movement, Stagnation, and wait… Ownership!

In the world and work of an academic, readings and research are dropped into your lap. Sometimes the words come in the form of a textbook, appropriately purchased from the University Book Store because they, the professor of said class, would like you to buy their book from the book store to support this process. … Continue reading Movement, Stagnation, and wait… Ownership! →

The world WHYd web

What is it about the world wide web that has us so enthralled? What is it about people like Vannevar Bush that holds our attention for 70 YEARS? What is is about songs like “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “Imagine,” and “Stairway to Heaven” that m…

jgmac1106: Quick!! Need a phrase to answer call for short videos on ‘Why Open” Going to use PechaFlickr

Quick!! Need a phrase to answer @cogdogs call for short videos on ‘Why Open” Going to use PechaFlickr #ds106 #ccourses #connectedlearning

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taniatorikova: How many of your students are sleeping in class? Watch ‘s video animation

How many of your students are sleeping in class? Watch @mwesch ‘s video animation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZedcQoY0iw … @SteveDraper #ccourses #clmooc

ken_bauer: Nicely done! My students jumping on the spirit. Good C++ tips as well!

Nicely done! My #TC101 students jumping on the #CCourses spirit. Good C++ tips as well! #udgagora @TecdeMty https://twitter.com/EduardoMacielM/status/636667137839394816 …

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sensor63: Thank god for and still learning from

Thank god for @cogdog and http://youshow.trubox.ca/about/schedule/unit-5/ … still learning from #ccourses #isitoveryet

taniatorikova: What is the most important purpose of a high school education?

What is the most important purpose of a high school education? #ccourses #rhizo15 #moocmooc #clmooc #vicpln #austl #tlchat

laura_ritchie: reading and blogging: when articles make you think

reading and blogging: when articles make you think http://wp.me/p4Ng5z-qK  #ccourses

Need-to-Know News: Universities On Board with Micro Credentials, MOOC Report Highlights Pressing Issues & App Rewards Tech Non-Use

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. 1) Group of Seven Universities Collaborating on … Continue reading →

Pictures from Orientation and Cadet Parade

Over the past several days, Virginia Tech as come alive with returning and new students. In the slideshow below, I capture a few images from the SPIA and UAP orientation and the New Cadets Parade that was held this morning.

taniatorikova: What is the best model for learning?

What is the best model for learning? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bmpY2TlhMw&feature=youtu.be … @Downes #ccourses #vicpln #austl

New Question?

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taniatorikova: This is my work – curation Why I’m online so much. It’s crazy out there

This is my work – curation http://blog.hootsuite.com/beginners-guide-to-content-curation/ … Why I’m online so much. It’s crazy out there #vicpln #ccourses #austl #tlchat

mrkrndvs: “I respond, and am responded to” -> a fantastic post

“I respond, and am responded to” @debsnet https://theeduflaneuse.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/webbed-connectivity/ … -> a fantastic #connected post #ccourses