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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?

Do I have to come to class?… Read More

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

jgmac1106: Hey if you teach with RSS shared collections went live. That is how I shared with my students in BETA.

Hey if you teach with RSS @feedlypro shared collections went live. That is how I shared with my students in BETA. #ccourses

jgmac1106: Has anyone seen this: Be an interesting avenue to explore?

Has anyone seen this: http://1.usa.gov/1NqFRNZ  Be an interesting avenue to explore? #ccourses #connectedlearning #edtechchat

Guide to Using Twitter in Your Teaching Practice

Are you interested in using Twitter or other social media as a teaching tool? Our culture has transformed significantly where online distribution of ide Sourced through Scoop.it from: blogs.kqed.org KQED is doing a really important job in bringing powerful technologies to the classroom but they are also getting folks involved in using them to have … Continue reading Guide to Using Twitter in Your…

mrkrndvs: Thx for the thoughts in regards to Social Bookmarking

Thx @hbailie for the thoughts in regards to Social Bookmarking http://readwriterespond.com/?p=1081  pic.twitter.com/0MN02sF5cu #edtech #Ccourses

Blimage Challenge – Bow Tie as Content

[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 […]

MiaZamoraPhD: Great resource if u r considering contract grading:

Great resource if u r considering contract grading: #highered #ccourses #clmooc #connectedlearning https://twitter.com/cathyndavidson/status/633111122388865024 …

jgmac1106: Here is a class review that makes you smile and reminds you why you teach: thx

Here is a class review that makes you smile and reminds you why you teach: http://bit.ly/1TOGQGz  #ccourses #clmooc thx @dayeshell

jgmac1106: The CSAIL study on videos just proved what every successful Youtuber already knew:

The CSAIL study on #mooc videos just proved what every successful Youtuber already knew: http://bit.ly/1UPe6je  #ccourses #mooc #profchat

jgmac1106: Glad hires “beautiful actors” for MOOC videos. Nothing like reinforcing gender body stereotypes

Glad @uopx hires “beautiful actors” for MOOC videos. Nothing like reinforcing gender body stereotypes http://bit.ly/1UPdn1x  #ccourses

jgmac1106: WTF how do MOOCS cost this will make any uni whatever 50% that cost and still make out.

WTF how do MOOCS cost this http://bit.ly/1UPbLET  will make any uni whatever 50% that cost and still make out. #profchat #ccourses