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On Network Fluency

On the web, not one knows you are a ____________ (fill in the blank).  Connecting with the previous elements of trust, I am continuing my opening exploration of this module’s second topic: Network Fluency.  The introductory chat is available as a YouTube video, and the discussion is on the topic of Social Capital and Personal Learning Networks.This subject of Network Fluency (or Network Literacy…

Social Engagement in Higher Education.

My posts have been somewhat delayed due to a whirlwind of lab benchwork, travel and postdoc hunting. I have been participating in the live discussions but sometimes find it difficult to sit down and consolidate/communicate my thoughts. That’s one of … Continue reading →

Participant suggestions for #ccourses – building social capital & trust

How amazing is it that three of the suggestions that came out of Monday’s #ccourses twitter chat (which I co-facilitated with @digisim Simon Thompson) are really relevant to this unit’s topics! First, I am STOKED that almost all suggestions (storified … Continue reading →

muranava: daily connect: enthuisasm for connected learning vs cold hard look at connected learning

daily connect: enthuisasm for connected learning vs cold hard look at connected learning #ccourses

mdvfunes: RT : join us on hangout: on call this awesome DJs to talk about

RT @cmmattia: join us on hangout: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/g57bzvnok2wmy6vxejd72fk4tea … on #ds106 #ccourses call this awesome DJs to talk about #whyiteach

Encyclopedia of Transportation Entry

The chapter I coauthored with Henrik Gudmundsson, Greg Marsden, and Josias Zietsman on Sustainable Transportation was recently published in Mark Garrett’s Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy.

Bali_Maha: Early childhood school memory influences Egyptian teacher educator via

Early childhood school memory influences Egyptian teacher educator @the_sosman http://ift.tt/1mShMDK  via @edcontexts #ccourses #rhizo14

mgershovich: RT : join us live on

#ccourses RT @cmmattia: @CSU_CI join us live on http://ds106rad.io/listen 

3 tips om een mislukte sollicitatie te vermijden

Personeelsselectie anno 2014 draait meestal om competentiemanagement. Een bedrijf wil niet alleen weten wie het in dienst haalt, maar vooral welke talenten er in je verborgen liggen. Na de les van prof. dr. Sara De Gieter (VUB) drie insight tips om niet door de mand te vallen: Het ijsbergmodel van Spencer&Spencer onderscheidt drie lagen. Onderaan […]

mgershovich: Now live from with on Listen at

Now live from @CSU_CI with @cmmattia @mgershovich #dolphin106 on #ds106radio #ccourses Listen at http://ds106rad.io/listen 

mgershovich: Coming up in a few minutes, live from with and on

Coming up in a few minutes, #dolphin106 live from @csu_ci with @cmmattia and @mgershovich on #ds106radio http://ds106rad.io/listen  #ccourses

MiaZamoraPhD: Participant suggestions for – building social capital & trust via

Participant suggestions for #ccourses – building social capital & trust http://blog.mahabali.me/blog/social-media/participant-suggestions-for-ccourses-building-social-capital-trust/ … via @Bali_Maha

Pursuitery: MT : Such a cute way to help people understand from

MT @epilepticrabbit: Such a cute way to help people understand #CSS from @jackiekircher #teachtheweb http://intr.st/1mGFaEa  #ccourses

Marj_K: Reviewing Scalar for a capstone media studies course. Can anyone comment on their experience?

Reviewing Scalar for a capstone media studies course. http://scalar.usc.edu/  Can anyone comment on their experience? #ccourses

laura_ritchie: never typed so many passwords + codes as restoring my crashed computer… go 2-step verification

never typed so many passwords + codes as restoring my crashed computer… go 2-step verification #ccourses #trust

MiaZamoraPhD: . uh oh…did I miss something earlier?

.@Jonathan_Worth uh oh…did I miss something earlier? #ccourses #ccoursesmadness

MiaZamoraPhD: The Power of Public Thinking: An Interview with Author Clive Thompson

The Power of Public Thinking: An Interview with Author Clive Thompson http://educatorinnovator.org/the-power-of-public-thinking-an-interview-with-author-clive-thompson/ … #ccourses #highered #connectedlearning

MiaZamoraPhD: . blog ‘What Would Jefferson Say @ the Internet?’ was my “daily connect”

.@CathyDavidson blog ‘What Would Jefferson Say @ the Internet?’ was my #ccourses “daily connect” http://www.hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/2014/08/08/what-would-thomas-jefferson-say-about-internet#.VCxi4HDKFOw.twitter … #serendipityconnect

Bali_Maha: love comment re: balancing caution and joy. Very tricky, very important

@dogtrax love @francesbell comment re: balancing caution and joy. Very tricky, very important #ccourses

Bali_Maha: u played without me? Haha

@dogtrax @telliowkuwp @EatcherVeggies @sensor63 u played without me? Haha #ccourses #clmooc

mgershovich: Tune into at 3pm PST for some DIY radio goodness from with yrs truly and

Tune into #ds106radio at 3pm PST for some #ccourses DIY radio goodness from @CSU_CI with yrs truly and @cmmattia http://ds106rad.io/listen 

Bali_Maha: Participant suggestions for – building social capital & trust

Participant suggestions for #ccourses – building social capital & trust http://ln.is/ift.tt/noQ2K  #ccourses

Bali_Maha: . blogpost 4 others in

.@koutropoulos @OnlineCrsLady @laura_ritchie @karenatsharon @digisim @Maha_Learning blogpost 4 others in #ccourses http://dailyconnector.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/daily-connect-1/ …

Bali_Maha: Great convo on g+ initiated by – what makes us trust or join conversations online? What makes us hesitate?

Great convo on g+ initiated by @KJBD – what makes us trust or join conversations online? What makes us hesitate? #ccourses

wdeihl: How should/can an open/connected course or learning environment foster accessibility? VCUAltLab

How should/can an open/connected course or learning environment foster accessibility? #ccourses VCUAltLab

Bali_Maha: Participant suggestions for – building social capital & trust

Participant suggestions for #ccourses – building social capital & trust http://ln.is/wp.me/aYBzk 

Bali_Maha: . haha it took me about 10 years to develop confidence to blog – only started 9 months ago

.@Maha_Learning @podehaye @hrheingold haha it took me about 10 years to develop confidence to blog #ccourses – only started 9 months ago

Jonathan_Worth: are you on the email-out? Going to do another this week or we can arrange a hangout/Skype.

@Maha_Learning are you on the #ccourses email-out? Going to do another this week or we can arrange a hangout/Skype.

Maha_Learning: RT : If anyone wants to chat / needs support on unit 2, I can jump into a hangout : thx much. up for it next time

RT @Jonathan_Worth: If anyone wants to chat / needs support on #CCourses unit 2, I can jump into a hangout : thx much. up for it next time

cogdog: Nicely summarized Paul. I can almost live with the word– I like more the idea– MOOChort

@paulsignorelli Nicely summarized Paul. I can almost live with the word– I like more the idea– MOOChort #ccourses #oclmooc

Gordon_L: Update: 237 comments from 62 posts collected this fine autumn day

Update: 237 comments from 62 #ccourses posts collected this fine autumn day http://iberry.com/cc.htm 

Bali_Maha: you’d have know with the video since we already Skyped before :) we two Mahas met thru btw

@hrheingold @Maha_Learning you’d have know with the video since we already Skyped before :) we two Mahas met thru #ccourses btw

Bali_Maha: this is whom you met online today :) at unconference. Funny ;)

@hrheingold this is @Maha_Learning whom you met online today :) at #ccourses unconference. Funny ;)

MiaZamoraPhD: Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age – Mitchel Resnick: via

Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age – Mitchel Resnick: http://youtu.be/A_0XzM34_Ew  via @YouTube #ccourses

Getting to Yes – Create Context to Connect

I enjoy The Ubiquitous Librarian, he speaks on a range of topics. Makes sense a librarian would have such a broad understanding of people and ideas. This morning’s article in the Chronicle was about “getting to yes”. His advice was to build the story and connect it with potential needs. Don’t ask, pitch. His example […]

sensor63: Eric Holder raises concerns over privacy advances by tech companies

Eric Holder raises concerns over privacy advances by tech companies http://gu.com/p/4238k/tw  #ccourses

hrheingold: Recording of live session (u need to download, and permit a Java applet to launch, use player controls)

Recording of #ccourses live session (u need to download, and permit a Java applet to launch, use player controls) http://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2014-10-01.0828.M.733258B9B2A247D992C0059A24AC18.vcr&sid=voffice1 …

paulsignorelli: Wrote about moocs & informal learning cohorts for blog:

Wrote about moocs & informal learning cohorts for @NMCorg blog: http://tinyurl.com/n6gqj3t  #nmchz #ccourses #oclmooc #moocs #innovations

Jonathan_Worth: If anyone wants to chat / needs support on unit 2, I can jump into a hangout any point til 20:00 UK time (@ me)

If anyone wants to chat / needs support on #CCourses unit 2, I can jump into a hangout any point til 20:00 UK time (@ me)

sensor63: know any surfers?

@145nibSavino @telliowkuwp @kwhamon @tanyalau @timbuckteeth @carlaarena @WarwickLanguage #ccourses know any surfers? #clavsea #warcler

sensor63: encore!

@dogtrax @telliowkuwp @EatcherVeggies encore! #ccourses #rhizo14 #clavier @tanyalau @mdvfunes

Profrehn: Bummed to miss this am’s session on , but can’t seem to log in. I am loving tho!

@hrheingold Bummed to miss this am’s session on #ccourses, but can’t seem to log in. I am loving #ccourses tho!

Jonathan_Worth: Check-in session? You mean ’s unconference?

@Profrehn Check-in session? You mean @hrheingold ’s #CCourses unconference?

Profrehn: Can’t seem to get into the Check-in session. Maybe it’s full already?

Can’t seem to get into the #ccourses Check-in session. Maybe it’s full already?

epilepticrabbit: I love reading about learners connecting cross : from

I love reading about #teachtheweb #ccourses #oclmooc learners connecting cross #moocdom: http://bit.ly/1ppGC9P  from @paulsignorelli

Social Networks are People (not Technology)

I was in a meeting with our writing project the other day, as various small leadership groups began planning out activities for the school year. One group, which is charged with outreach, intends to move deeper into some of our existing social network accounts to connect our educators together and get word out about activities. […]

KateGreen28: A class in a room, but connected to the world

A class in a room, but connected to the world #phonar #ccourses http://i.instagram.com/p/tmzK43scKK/ 

rljessen: Week 2 of starts today, find out more at

Week 2 of #oclmooc starts today, find out more at http://oclmooc.wordpress.com/week-2  #abed #cdnedchat #ccourses #ce14 #abedchat

epilepticrabbit: Coming up TODAY, the “How’s it going” chat with

Coming up TODAY, the #ccourses “How’s it going” chat with @hrheingold http://connectedcourses.net/event/how-is-ccourses-going-2/?instance_id=54 … #teachtheweb #oclmooc #clmooc #connectlearning

dmlresearchhub: Let us know how is going! Join for an ‘unconference’ today at 9:30AM PT

Let us know how #ccourses is going! Join @hrheingold for an ‘unconference’ today at 9:30AM PT http://bit.ly/1wVKHYu 

jtardy42: and Connected Courses MOOC (): When Personal Learning Networks Coll… | via

#oclmooc and Connected Courses MOOC (#ccourses): When Personal Learning Networks Coll… | @scoopit via @MattGuyan http://sco.lt/6AWQpl 

sensor63: “things” moving fast here :-)

@telliowkuwp @145nibSavino “things” moving fast here :-) #clavier #ccourses #clavcollab

telliowkuwp: RT : MT “: for 2 long we’ve treated students like ‘Time to change the dynamic” Amen.

RT @sensor63: MT “@145nibSavino: #clavcollab for 2 long we’ve treated students like ‘Time to change the dynamic” #clavier #ccourses Amen.

podehaye: : What if you can’t the base infrastructure? “What I am doing with MOOCs and why”

#ccourses: What if you can’t #trust the base infrastructure? “What I am doing with MOOCs and why” http://paulolivier.dehaye.org/posts/what-i-am-doing-with-moocs-and-why-june-2nd.html …

Pulled Out of an RSS Rabbit Hole By a Hawksey Genius Card

creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by xJason.Rogersx Does anyone set out to go down such a hole? It all started because Matt Rafalow contacted me- he was hoping to use medium.com to publish his work for Connected Courses. Simple, I thought. I knew medium publishes RSS feeds for user accounts. RSS is RSS. It should Just Work. Well, these RSS…

koutropoulos: yellow pages? ;-)

@bali_maha @onlinecrslady @laura_ritchie @karenatsharon @digisim @maha_learning #ccourses yellow pages? ;-)

koutropoulos: potentially meandering thoughts on Trust

potentially meandering thoughts on Trust #ccourses http://idstuff.blogspot.com/2014/09/on-trust.html …

JoyceKincannon: Create Connected Significant Learning

Create Connected Significant Learning http://ln.is/rampages.us/design/ZJmDk … #vcualtlab #ccourses

AnummaBrooke: MT : . How works

MT @Avinio: . @ervinjuresa How #Tor works #ccourses pic.twitter.com/NNX9OvxS2x

ShellTerrell: Why Social Capital & PLNs needed for Edu gr8 tips by

Why Social Capital & PLNs needed for Edu http://tinyurl.com/oyvzm6k  gr8 tips by @MeenooRami @Seecantrill @hrheingold @KJBD #edchat #ccourses

taniatorikova: Thanks! MT : if u liked u may like Syllabus as Manifesto:

Thanks! MT @Bali_Maha: if u liked @krisshaffer u may like @adamheid Syllabus as Manifesto: http://ln.is/hybridpedagogy.com/7rMbY … #ccourses

Bali_Maha: . i love work :) if u liked that, i may like Syllabus as Manifesto:

. @taniatorikova i love @krisshaffer work :) if u liked that, i may like @adamheid Syllabus as Manifesto: http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/syllabus-manifesto-critical-approach-classroom-culture … #ccourses

angelatowndrow: RT : Want more in your work and/or teaching? Tips & techniques here

RT @domienders: Want more #collaboration in your work and/or teaching? Tips & techniques here http://peeragogy.org/  #ccourses @NevBruce

Jonathan_Worth: If anyone wants to talk unit 2 I’m in G+ Hangout If I’m not there then tweet me to set one up.

If anyone wants to talk #ccourses unit 2 I’m in G+ Hangout https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/gsdtlhooofotxvgvf5qiaf5bgqa … If I’m not there then tweet me to set one up.

MattGuyan: and Connected Courses MOOC (): When Personal Learning Networks Collide (Again) via

#oclmooc and Connected Courses MOOC (#ccourses): When Personal Learning Networks Collide (Again) http://wp.me/pxyMU-LN  via @trainersleaders

podehaye: students, lots of good stuff coming out of comination of hashtags

#t509massive students, lots of good stuff coming out of #trust #ccourses comination of hashtags @bjfr

dogtrax: And with the poem comes the voice … poetic response

@telliowkuwp @eatcherveggies @sensor63 And with the poem comes the voice … https://soundcloud.com/dogtrax/in-response-to-terry-waking-up … #ccourses #clmooc poetic response

dogtrax: Honored and humbled that so many dropped by to comment on my post about privacy. Thank you.

Honored and humbled that so many dropped by to comment on my post about privacy. Thank you. http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2014/09/30/when-trust-gets-breached-repairs-may-be-impossible/comment-page-1/#comment-10264 … #ccourses #clmooc

telliowkuwp: The idea of ‘Attention Restoration Theory’ Beset in a really good MOOC like by gr8 distractions.Need tools

The idea of ‘Attention Restoration Theory’ http://ln.is/buff.ly/vBR1g  Beset in a really good MOOC like #ccourses by gr8 distractions.Need tools

dogtrax: Social Networks are People (not Technology)

Social Networks are People (not Technology) http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2014/10/01/social-networks-are-people-not-technology/#.VCvNi42n3E8.twitter … #ccourses #clmooc

dogtrax: Can one of the moderators of the GooglePlus community make a category for us? Thanks in advance.

Can one of the moderators of the #ccourses GooglePlus community make a #dailyconnect category for us? Thanks in advance.

#oclmooc and Connected Courses MOOC (#ccourses): When Personal Learning Networks Collide (Again)  

Connected learning went over the top again this evening as members of the Open and Connected Learning MOOC (#oclmooc) community of learning engaged in their/our first tweet chat as a group coalescing through a connectivist massive open online course (MOOC). It’s difficult to know where to start in describing how the learning connections expanded rapidly […]

dogtrax: Worked on this for use with for

@laura_ritchie @Bali_Maha @telliowkuwp @digisim @cogdog Worked on this for use with #dailyconnect for #ccourses pic.twitter.com/X4qr0CrQZs

dogtrax: for — take a tour of the blog generator and leave a note. Check out

#dailyconnect for #ccourses — take a tour of the blog generator and leave a note. Check out http://digisim.withknown.com/2014/siggested-daily-connect-number-1take-a-look-at-the-connected …

podehaye: Giving up your child for free Wifi HT

Giving up your child for free Wifi http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/29/londoners-wi-fi-security-herod-clause … HT @mikko #ccourses #trust

EHordyskiLuong: and Connected Courses MOOC (): When Personal Learning Networks Collide (Aga… via

#oclmooc and Connected Courses MOOC (#ccourses): When Personal Learning Networks Collide (Aga… http://wp.me/pxyMU-LN  via @wordpressdotcom

cogdog: Am looking for your signups to here is the path

@cherabro Am looking for your signups to #ccourses here is the path http://connectedcourses.net/connect-your-blog/ …

Nature regains ground.

There is both loss and hope encapsulated in this image.A factory gradually disintegrates.Nature reclaims ground lost to industrialisation.Setting our scene.It is dark in the early morning, I couldn’t sleep.I am caught between night and mourning light.D…