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Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve

Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve: #gtchat #edchat  Carol Dweck researches…

Recap of F.I. Open Session “How ProQuest Fits in with the Changing Dissertation Landscape”

On December 1, 2014 the Futures Initiative along with JustPublics@365 and theread more

The Four-Fold Way through an Undergraduate Education

From my notes about a decade ago:Though I haven’t really thought it through, it seems to me that a proper undergraduate education ought to give equal emphasis to four components:1. Expression – Where we have the arts, music and dance, poetry, etc., and physical education. 2. General Education – Where students get a general view of how the world works, from physics through natural…

The Big “Why”? 4 Top Reasons Higher Ed is More Important Than Ever AND Needs to Change!

As we begin to assemble the documents, materials, models, and course materials for “Mapping the Futures of Higher Education,”  the first course offered by the Futures Initiative, I will keep posting some of our central documents.  We will be …

dmlresearchhub: co-learners, let us know what you thought of the course by taking our short survey:

#CCourses co-learners, let us know what you thought of the course by taking our short survey: http://bit.ly/1BeXtWY 

hrheingold: Please comment on the future of

Please comment on the future of #ccourses http://itofisher.com/mito/weblog/2014/12/just_the_beginning.html#comments …

Pursuitery: RT : Comment the future of

RT @hrheingold: Comment the future of #ccourses http://intr.st/1vZzhom 

OnlineCrsLady: Lots of great stuff in this (old) news round-up (still catching up from being out of town last week!) – :-)

Lots of great stuff in this (old) news round-up (still catching up from being out of town last week!) – http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/12/news-round-up-december-17.html … :-) #ccourses

“I may be way too idealistic in thinking that we all will just do things- but from what (little) I…”

“I may be way too idealistic in thinking that we all will just do things- but from what…

OnlineCrsLady: now THAT is a quotable quote!!! … and here it is Pintasmaticized! :-)

@telliowkuwp now THAT is a quotable quote!!! #ccourses … and here it is Pintasmaticized! :-) http://pinstamatic.com/#quote  pic.twitter.com/I9a8tYbFHf

telliowkuwp: “Wake Up with Gibbs”, Laura Gibbs,that is. Grand quote 2 celebrate & .

“Wake Up with Gibbs”, Laura Gibbs,that is. http://weavly.com/watch/JsCHJpwRLMd … Grand quote 2 celebrate #dailyconnect & #ccourses. pic.twitter.com/v6Exw63ama

OnlineCrsLady: FANTASTIC slideshow applies to faux-social in education too! Thanks !

FANTASTIC slideshow http://www.slideshare.net/Paulbromford/20-signs-youre-eprobablynotworkingforasocialbusiness … applies to faux-social in education too! Thanks @simbeckhampson! #ccourses pic.twitter.com/33sgDkpUUD

OnlineCrsLady: I have got lots of ideas for new tips thanks to things we did in , esp. from the Daily Connects (THX !!!)

@mdvfunes @mizuko I have got lots of ideas for new tips thanks to things we did in #ccourses, esp. from the Daily Connects (THX @dogtrax!!!)

ScottKinkoph: 24: Where’s Your Edge? | The Daily Connector

#CCourses #DailyConnect 24: Where’s Your Edge? | The Daily Connector http://ow.ly/G2RFr  #ohedchat #edchat

dogtrax: The metro map generator … one option for mapping out our connections and communities

@Bali_Maha The metro map generator … one option for mapping out our connections and communities http://beno.org.uk/metromapcreator/ … #ccourses

2014: Thanks for the Year of Hyperconnecting

Reading Time: 4 minutes2014! What a year! It’s like the gift I am getting for my patience for the very stressful 2011. That’s not to say 2014 was not stressful; it was, but at least I was back at work, done with my … Continue reading →

telliowkuwp: Doctor Who Quotes: Co-Learning and Co-Blogging Getting into t/ whole quoty business.

Doctor Who Quotes: Co-Learning and Co-Blogging http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/12/doctor-who-quotes-co-learning-and.html … Getting into t/ whole quoty business. #dailyconnect #ccourses

MrGelston: I am experimenting with putting my assignments out publicly. Here is an early one:

@cogdog I am experimenting with putting my assignments out publicly. Here is an early one: http://bit.ly/1AEEzVu  #ccourses

telliowkuwp: 17 Online Photo Editors to Create Beautiful Visual Quotes

17 Online Photo Editors to Create Beautiful Visual Quotes http://www.steamfeed.com/17-online-photo-editors-create-beautiful-visual-quotes/ … #dailyconnect #ccourses pic.twitter.com/XlYa00TH13

JeffreyKeefer: I use Twitter with my students, and most use it with me for rapid communication via DM

@EFChandler @4KM I use Twitter with my students, and most use it with me for rapid communication via DM #AdjunctChat #ccourses

sensor63: Out of the macaroni box quoting

Out of the macaroni box quoting @eatcherveggies #dailycreate #ccourses https://notegraphy.com/sensor63/note/1402343 … pic.twitter.com/6DvyBRrl7X

JeffreyKeefer: Fantastic sharing of developing a RT : 2014: Thanks for the Year of Hyperconnecting

Fantastic sharing of developing a #PLN RT @Bali_Maha: 2014: Thanks for the Year of Hyperconnecting http://ift.tt/1DL0QHd  #ccourses

dogtrax: Happy to be quoting for the today.

Happy to be quoting @mizuko for the #ccourses #dailyconnect today. pic.twitter.com/DPd8xCpo2f

dogtrax: Read something interesting in lately? (You know you have). Share a quote via random idea

Read something interesting in #ccourses lately? (You know you have). Share a quote via random #dailyconnect idea https://dailyconnector.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/daily-connect-11-share-a-quote/ …

Bali_Maha: 2014: Thanks for the Year of Hyperconnecting

2014: Thanks for the Year of Hyperconnecting http://ift.tt/1DL0QHd  #ccourses

Seven Must-Read Books About Education: 2015 List

Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly  — Francis Bacon Two thousand and fourteen was a great year for books. I read all the books on last year’s list, “Seven Must-read … Continue reading →

mizuko: I need to try these MT Tech Tips. a fun way for students to learn webtools

I need to try these MT @OnlineCrsLady Tech Tips. a fun way for students to learn webtools http://anatomy.lauragibbs.net/2014/12/tech-tips.html … #ccourses

mizuko: RT : To a pinball wizard

#connectedlearning RT @sensor63: To a pinball wizard @cogdog http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2014/12/pinball-machine.html … #ccourses #rhizo14 #rhizo15 #CLMOOC

What Is Learning? 12 Principles of Peer-Led, Connected, Interactive Education

Here are a baker’s dozen of the main principles of connected learning. As you will see, they form an “ecosystem,” where each component influences and changes the others. These apply in any field (although differently in each field).read more

OnlineCrsLady: New project to share with my students: Doctor Who Quotes: Co-Learning & Co-Blogging

New project to share with my students: Doctor Who Quotes: Co-Learning & Co-Blogging http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/12/doctor-who-quotes-co-learning-and.html … #ccourses pic.twitter.com/LFUlbSK61x

sensor63: I see Warwick get a mention :-)

@WarwickLanguage I see Warwick get a mention :-) http://followersoftheapocalyp.se/9-things-to-watch-out-for-in-2015/ … #edtech #ccourses

OnlineCrsLady: New at Anatomy of Online Course: Tech Tips, a fun way for students to learn webtools

New at Anatomy of Online Course: Tech Tips, a fun way for students to learn webtools http://anatomy.lauragibbs.net/2014/12/tech-tips.html … #ccourses pic.twitter.com/y1QgryzpKe

A feminist view on Learned tech helplessness

Reading Time: 2 minutesI read a really great post “Over Easy” by Alan Levine  today in which he says “educators can have a built in “Learned Technological Helplessness”” I agree. I see it all the time. I also agree with a lot of … Continue reading →

cogdog: Connected learning pinball –spun and flippered by attn @dknernohan

Connected learning pinball –spun and flippered by @sensor63 http://zeega.com/170543  attn @dknernohan @GardnerCampbell #ccourses

sensor63: To a pinball wizard

To a pinball wizard @cogdog http://tachesdesens.blogspot.fr/2014/12/pinball-machine.html … #ccourses #rhizo14 #rhizo15 #CLMOOC

OnlineCrsLady: Some thoughts on blog hubs & my use of feeds, clippings, and bundles

Some thoughts on blog hubs & my use of @Inoreader feeds, clippings, and bundles http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/12/happy-thoughts-about-inoreader-and-blog.html … #ccourses @cogdog @LisaMLane @acroom

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

RT @dmlresearchhub: We’d really love to hear what you liked/disliked about #ccourses. Please take this quick survey: http://intr.st/1vqUWAA 

judell: . Or, more poetically, awakened grains of sand.

.@mwiik Or, more poetically, awakened grains of sand. http://blog.jonudell.net/2011/05/17/awakened-grains-of-sand/ … #ccourses

jgmac1106: Basically all men, regardless of race do not engage as much in my . For women I saw race matter in terms of engagement

@Bali_Maha Basically all men, regardless of race do not engage as much in my #ccourses. For women I saw race matter in terms of engagement

jgmac1106: I am finding the opposite in my Connected courses, women, especially white women, out engaging men and women of color

@Bali_Maha I am finding the opposite in my Connected courses, women, especially white women, out engaging men and women of color #ccourses

jgmac1106: help? Stdnt cant get <p> font families 2 work. Comic Sans makes thimble throw up (like me)?

help? Stdnt cant get <p> font families 2 work. Comic Sans makes thimble throw up (like me)?http://mzl.la/1yVKDXN  #ccourses #teachtheweb

Jonathan_Worth: “: Hi res CC version here: “What is a teacher’s product?”

“@BryanMMathers: @EducationAlex @aholsborough Hi res CC version here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/122135325@N06/15849190520/ … “What is a teacher’s product?” #ccourses

Bali_Maha: A feminist view on Learned tech helplessness

A feminist view on Learned tech helplessness http://ift.tt/1yVJcs9  #ccourses

jgmac1106: and and are new folks I met in lot of familiar faces

@sensor63 and @Bali_Maha @drjaxon @GardnerCampbell @nobodi and @GoogleGuacamole are new folks I met in #ccourses lot of familiar faces

OnlineCrsLady: RT : CogDogBlogged: Over Easy … INFORMATION FLOW: where do we want/need info to go? great question

RT @cogdog: CogDogBlogged: Over Easy http://wp.me/pf0PM-aaP  #ccourses … INFORMATION FLOW: where do we want/need info to go? great question

jgmac1106: Talk about hub being difficult to make in . Its hard but who cares. Focus on the spokes more. Did you get content from homepage?

Talk about hub being difficult to make in #ccourses. Its hard but who cares. Focus on the spokes more. Did you get content from homepage?

sensor63: Connected learning pinball made w/

Connected learning pinball made w/ @zeega http://zeega.com/170543  @telliowkuwp @dogtrax #ccourses

telliowkuwp: Using IFTTT To Track Twitter Participation – Alt for Hawksey’s tool.

Using IFTTT To Track Twitter Participation –http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/using-ifttt-to-track-twitter-participation/58721 … #ccourses Alt for Hawksey’s tool.

Bali_Maha: Love this post by Over Easy (cooking metaphors work btw)

Love this post by @cogdog Over Easy http://cogdogblog.com/2014/12/16/over-easy/ … (cooking metaphors work btw) #edtech #fedwikihappening #ccourses #rhizo

telliowkuwp: 50 GIFs Everyone Should Save Grades in, play day begins. Gifs like crazy.

50 GIFs Everyone Should Save http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/50-gifs-everyone-should-have-saved#.hfGNBlnPX … Grades in, play day begins. Gifs like crazy. #clmooc #ccourses

Maha4Learning: let’s meet in RL I can do it on your side of town. Connecting the good old fashioned way :P & a hangout of it?! may b

@Bali_Maha let’s meet in RL I can do it on your side of town. Connecting the good old fashioned way :P & a hangout of it?! may b #ccourses

Maha4Learning: am working on short presentation on Open Ed. thnkng abt diff.

@Bali_Maha @telliowkuwp @dogtrax @EatcherVeggies @sensor63 am working on short presentation on Open Ed. thnkng abt diff. #ccourses #potcert

dogtrax: Think I might see chatting up Socrates at the Bar and Grill … apparently, they are now friends …

Think I might see @telliowkuwp chatting up Socrates at the #ccourses Bar and Grill … apparently, they are now friends …

dogtrax: Today’s Random is to get thee to the forum. Chat it up.

Today’s Random #ccourses #dailyconnect is to get thee to the forum. Chat it up. https://dailyconnector.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/daily-connect-3-cruise-the-forum/ …

Reflecting on the Givercraft Experience

[This is my Course Reflection paper for EDET 693 – Gaming & Open Education.  I am currently enrolled in the Educational Technology Graduate Program at the University of Alaska Southeast.] Taking several steps back and reflecting on this course in its entirety, I realized that the open-ended nature of the course assignment, to create a […]

cogdog: CogDogBlogged: Over Easy

CogDogBlogged: Over Easy http://wp.me/pf0PM-aaP  #ccourses

A collaborative wiki

Today, I wanted to share a wiki that I made in collaboration with Rupa Basu from India. We explored the collaboration on wikis and we chose the theme of MOOCs. The wiki contains a selection of materials from the web, organized by topic (general info, t…

jgmac1106: After installing prompted it works best with Woo themes. May hav e to switch there

@cogdog #ccourses After installing prompted it works best with Woo themes. May hav e to switch there

jgmac1106: anyone have any experience with: a category qury plug in

@cogdog #ccourses anyone have any experience with: http://bit.ly/1vTJOwp  a category qury plug in

Bali_Maha: oh yes! Good cMOOCs have Amazing befores. was like that 2

@kwhamon @davecormier @Lenandlar @NomadWarMachine @rjhogue @koutropoulos oh yes! Good cMOOCs have Amazing befores. #ccourses was like that 2

Pedagogical Styles 4: Cognitive Demands and Interpersonal Dynamics

I figure this will be my last post before wrapping the series, writing an introduction, and putting them all together in a PDF.The important point is that I’ve changed my sense of what pedagogical parameters are. I started out thinking that they would be affordances or demands of subject matter that constrain how that subject matter can be packaged into courses. That’s what I…

“In order to be a master builder, you have to be part Lord Business and part Emmet balancing between…”

“In order to be a master builder, you have to be part Lord Business and part Emmet balancing…

sensor63: collage play

@dogtrax @telliowkuwp @Bali_Maha #ccourses collage play http://youtu.be/wH4PkyByOTg  pic.twitter.com/jteMXA4dgx

JeffreyKeefer: Amazing how many things take place online when we are not looking!

@OnlineCrsLady Amazing how many things take place online when we are not looking! #ccourses

OnlineCrsLady: RT : “Connect ALL the courses!” -. webinar here: my fav meme!

RT @dmlresearchhub: “Connect ALL the courses!” -@drjaxon. webinar here: http://youtu.be/lp9EY4MqVLw  pic.twitter.com/mxl4Li437v my fav #ccourses meme!