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developing networked, open courses that embody the principles of connected learning and the values of the open web.

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jgmac1106: It is the Tom Sawyer paint my fence schoolof leadership I subscribe to.

@GardnerCampbell @Bali_Maha #ccourses It is the Tom Sawyer paint my fence schoolof leadership I subscribe to. #ccourses

dogtrax: Words planted, flowers blooming in garden. What will you plant?

Words planted, flowers blooming in #ccourses #dailyconnect garden. What will you plant? http://answergarden.ch/view/116951  pic.twitter.com/aLlSA8SUHw

dogtrax: Ha. Some Study that I Used to Know. humor for Saturday Morning. Thanks

Ha. Some Study that I Used to Know. #ccourses humor for Saturday Morning. http://youtu.be/VxkHM4DUDKM  Thanks @teachingFactor

VCVaile: Another dark side of : “Ebola: The Real Reason Everyone Should Panic” by

Another dark side of #connected: “Ebola: The Real Reason Everyone Should Panic” by @zeynep https://medium.com/@zeynep/889f32740e3e?source=tw-70e869dc82fa-1414232688356 … #ccourses

dogtrax: term of “hashtag home” in her post still resonates with me. comic (her reference)

@mdvfunes term of “hashtag home” in her post still resonates with me. #ccourses comic (her #ds106 reference) pic.twitter.com/jRTEbD2rW8

dogtrax: friends. Be sure to check out Tim Holt’s () prez on Connections. Powerful

#ccourses #clmooc friends. Be sure to check out Tim Holt’s (@timholt2007) #k12online14 prez on Connections. Powerful http://youtu.be/wxOlZ-H9LYw 

sensor63: Saltimbanques…

Saltimbanques… http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/10/saltimbanques.html?spref=tw … #ccourses

dogtrax: The garden is already growing. Add your “one word” and let our collective ideas bloom

The #ccourses #dailyconnect garden is already growing. Add your “one word” and let our collective ideas bloom http://answergarden.ch/view/116951 

sensor63: Reflecting on the picture of the Circus.

@digisim Reflecting on the picture of the Circus. #ccourses pic.twitter.com/f5sIBFmyUp

dogtrax: 25: What’s the Word?

#CCourses #Dailyconnect 25: What’s the Word? http://wp.me/p58OTD-1Y 

dogtrax: RT : Technologies of Meta-Learning, Trust, and Power: Interview with | HASTAC

RT @HASTAC: Technologies of Meta-Learning, Trust, and Power: Interview with @jessifer | HASTAC http://flip.it/AE3kT  #dmltrust #ccourses

dogtrax: Quick preview of next cycle (access and equity) on yielded this comic

Quick preview of next cycle (access and equity) on #ccourses yielded this comic pic.twitter.com/HwKtwORkHB

dogtrax: 24: Where’s Your Edge?

#CCourses #DailyConnect 24: Where’s Your Edge? http://dailyconnector.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/ccourses-daily-connect-21-wheres-your-edge/ …

innovates_ed: Unit 4 kicks off with a webinar on building inclusive learning collectives. Tune in 10/27 at 8am PT.

#CCourses Unit 4 kicks off with a webinar on building inclusive learning collectives. Tune in 10/27 at 8am PT. http://ow.ly/Djnd1 

MiaZamoraPhD: Cast Your Bread Upon the Wars: A Story of Connections … via

Cast Your Bread Upon the Wars: A Story of Connections http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/10/cast-your-bread-upon-wars-story-of.html?spref=tw … … via @OnlineCrsLady #ccourses

MiaZamoraPhD: Cast Your Bread Upon the Wars: A Story of Connections via onlinecrslady

Cast Your Bread Upon the Wars: A Story of Connections http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/10/cast-your-bread-upon-wars-story-of.html?spref=tw … via onlinecrslady #ccourses

The Open Academic Journal

Hi everyone. This is a short one, but I’m riled up and need to share. I recognize that I am late to the conversation and that there are probably MANY facets of this that I am not considering. For all of you who are engaged with this issue already, keep…

Bali_Maha: There is hope for the passionate and productive open educator: loved this post by “:

There is hope for the passionate and productive open educator: loved this post by “@OnlineCrsLady: http://oudigitools.blogspot.com/2014/10/cast-your-bread-upon-wars-story-of.html … #ccourses

Need-to-Know-News: How Big is the MOOC Market? More Money$ for Minerva & Impact of MOOCs

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. The MOOC Market What is the size of … Continue reading →

mdvfunes: How awesome to be followed by nobody. This might make send of my joy: Good to meet you.

@nobodhi How awesome to be followed by nobody. This might make send of my joy: http://mdvfunes.com/2014/09/28/pressingx/ … Good to meet you. #ccourses

Todd_Conaway: We are at 99 faculty written posts about teaching & learning in 33 days.

We are at 99 faculty written posts about teaching & learning in 33 days. http://www.telswebletter.com  #edchat #ccourses #connectingfaculty

Bali_Maha: awesome forum posting! Didn’t know u could quote multiple ppl

@laura_ritchie awesome #ccourses forum posting! Didn’t know u could quote multiple ppl

Marj_K: Blind Monks and the Elephant – ICTs and Higher Education Futures by via

Blind Monks and the Elephant – ICTs and Higher Education Futures by @Czernie http://www.slideshare.net/laura_Cz/blind-monks-and-the-elephant-ict-and-higher-education-futures … via @SlideShare #ccourses

mdvfunes: if you were following ‘chronotope’ conversation this may be of interest.

#ccourses if you were following ‘chronotope’ conversation this may be of interest. http://www.alba.edu.gr/sites/pros/Papers/PROS-022.pdf …

GardnerCampbell: RT : Join mid-course conversation about how is going

RT @hrheingold: Join mid-course conversation about how #ccourses is going http://forum.connectedcourses.org/t/lets-talk-about-our-course-so-far-whats-working-whats-not/116 …

TheCLAlliance: [Video] The surprising effectiveness of ‘thinking like the web’ w/

[Video] The surprising effectiveness of ‘thinking like the web’ w/ @judell http://bit.ly/ZGJyIw  #CCourses #teachtheweb

Gordon_L: Friday Update: 215 comments collected from 61 posts from 2014-10-09 to 2014-10-24

Friday Update: 215 comments collected from 61 #ccourses posts from 2014-10-09 to 2014-10-24 http://iberry.com/cc.htm 

Dear Daphne

The following is an open letter to Daphne Koller, CEO of Coursera. I sent her also a copy via email. Dear Daphne, Please send the email below to the students of my course “Massive Teaching: New skills required” to the entirety of my class. As you kno…

TonyBrainstorms: : “Add your blog posts to your annual review package.” Leading change in what we value.

@kpdepauw: “Add your blog posts to your annual review package.” Leading change in what we value. #ccourses #TransparentThought #highered

MiaZamoraPhD: as Summer Holiday. -What will we each remember? 4 me, laughing on the bus, glowing camp-fire. via

#CCourses as Summer Holiday. -What will we each remember? 4 me, laughing on the bus, glowing camp-fire. http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/10/summer-holiday.html?spref=tw … via @sensor63

MiaZamoraPhD: as Summer Holiday. -What will we each remember? 4 me, laughing on the bus, glowing camp-fire. via

#CCourses as Summer Holiday. -What will we each remember? 4 me, laughing on the bus, glowing camp-fire. http://tachesdesens.blogspot.com/2014/10/summer-holiday.html?spref=tw … via @sensor63

kpdepauw: Thanks for reference to Piazza () Great tool. Check it out

Thanks @JakeGrohs for reference to Piazza (http://piazza.com ) Great tool. Check it out #vtccourses #ccourses

kpdepauw: Thanks for reference to Piazza () Great tool. Check it out

Thanks @JakeGrohs for reference to Piazza (http://piazza.com ) Great tool. Check it out #vtccourses #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: Writers create virtual events in readers’ minds. Complementary practices w distinctions, commonalities

@jgmac1106 @holden @judell Writers create virtual events in readers’ minds. Complementary practices w distinctions, commonalities #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: Writers create virtual events in readers’ minds. Complementary practices w distinctions, commonalities

@jgmac1106 @holden @judell Writers create virtual events in readers’ minds. Complementary practices w distinctions, commonalities #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: Genres of temporality are wht Bakhtin calls “chronotopes.” Varieties of time in stories we tell

@mdvfunes @holden @judell @cogdog Genres of temporality are wht Bakhtin calls “chronotopes.” Varieties of time in stories we tell #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: Genres of temporality are wht Bakhtin calls “chronotopes.” Varieties of time in stories we tell

@mdvfunes @holden @judell @cogdog Genres of temporality are wht Bakhtin calls “chronotopes.” Varieties of time in stories we tell #ccourses

kpdepauw: Ask about video grading. Grading and talking as feedback to students. Thanks for the idea

Ask @TonyBrainstorms about video grading. Grading and talking as feedback to students. Thanks for the idea #vtccourses #ccourses

kpdepauw: Ask about video grading. Grading and talking as feedback to students. Thanks for the idea

Ask @TonyBrainstorms about video grading. Grading and talking as feedback to students. Thanks for the idea #vtccourses #ccourses

kpdepauw: Center for Open Science for networks regarding research and publications good conversation about

Center for Open Science @OSFramework for networks regarding research and publications good conversation about #ccourses #vtccourses

Design Patterns and the Coming Revolution

Mike Caufield gave the keynote presentation at the  NW eLearning Conference this year.      Here’s a key quote that shook me up, ‘We are moving to a future where every minute of every day of a grade school teacher is precisely scripted by a textbook company in collaboration with a district. I have zero doubt that unless something changes this will be the…

TonyBrainstorms: VT meet up with and more… What is this thing we call the WWW?

VT #ccourses meet up with @shellifowler @kpdepauw @purling4peas and more… What is this thing we call the WWW?

TonyBrainstorms: My raw reaction to the story of . I don’t know what to do with this yet.

My raw reaction to the story of @aaronsw. I don’t know what to do with this yet. #ccourses #openaccess @shellifowler http://tonybrainstorms.blogspot.com/2014/10/the-open-academic-journal.html …

judell: “the participatory encoding/decoding of meaning in networked spaces.” Which requires ancient + new skills,

“the participatory encoding/decoding of meaning in networked spaces.” http://jgregorymcverry.com/the-web-as-a-literacy-issue-a-text-and-tool-not-a-tech-issue/ … Which requires ancient + new skills, #ccourses

Todd_Conaway: What Does “A Culture of Learning” Look Like? with web or no web, connections are connections

What Does “A Culture of Learning” Look Like? http://wp.me/p3MZHO-iq  with web or no web, connections are connections #ccourses

dmlresearchhub: We’re kicking off Unit 4 of w/ a great webinar Monday @ 8AM PT!

We’re kicking off Unit 4 of #ccourses w/ a great webinar Monday @ 8AM PT! http://bit.ly/1z4fBl4  pic.twitter.com/CGh7gJ058W

MiaZamoraPhD: 24: Where’s Your Edge? via

#CCourses #DailyConnect 24: Where’s Your Edge? http://wp.me/p58OTD-1G  via @dogtrax

jgmac1106: but under model we talking about affordances of text. I am trying to get at practices of reader

@holden @GardnerCampbell but under @judell model we talking about affordances of text. I am trying to get at practices of reader #ccourses

jgmac1106: This kind of thinkswitch is something I see but haven’t been able to name in good onlibe readers

@holden @GardnerCampbell @judell This kind of thinkswitch is something I see but haven’t been able to name in good onlibe readers #ccourses

MiaZamoraPhD: Connecting Learners Through Hashtags, Focal Points

Connecting Learners Through Hashtags, Focal Points http://dmlcentral.net/blog/howard-rheingold/connecting-learners-through-hashtags-focal-points#.VEqOMidY-IE.twitter … #ccourses

MiaZamoraPhD: When Women Stopped Coding via :

When Women Stopped Coding via @nprnews: http://n.pr/ZxLWBh  #ccourses #dh #thatcamp #hastac

jgmac1106: “stream mode” more frequent for informal learning. Stackable social media just isnt my fav tool

@GardnerCampbell @judell @holden “stream mode” more frequent for informal learning. Stackable social media just isnt my fav tool #ccourses

GardnerCampbell: “Man creates theories before he creates tools. His capacity and skill for catching the invariances o…

#ccourses “Man creates theories before he creates tools. His capacity and skill for catching the invariances o… http://amzn.com/k/d9bmmGrZQ2S-g9ZiBbqqgA …

dmlresearchhub: RT : here’s some good research on what sustains teacher communities online:

RT @KJBD: #ccourses here’s some good research on what sustains teacher communities online: http://tech.ed.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Exploratory-Research-on-Designing-Online-Communities-FINAL.pdf …

GardnerCampbell: I was prob. making a similar point in a webinar abt different “tempos of participation.” Thinking a lot abt this.

@holden @judell I was prob. making a similar point in a #ccourses webinar abt different “tempos of participation.” Thinking a lot abt this.

jgmac1106: Here is my convoluted rant after webinar with

@epilepticrabbit @dajbelshaw @msurman Here is my convoluted #taechtheweb rant after #ccourses webinar with @judell http://bit.ly/1t8JkGl 

MiaZamoraPhD: Curate or Be Curated: Why Our Information Environment is Crucial to a Flourishing Democracy, Civil Society

Curate or Be Curated: Why Our Information Environment is Crucial to a Flourishing Democracy, Civil Society #ccourses http://dmlcentral.net/blog/doug-belshaw/curate-or-be-curated-why-our-information-environment-crucial-flourishing-democracy#.VEp5B6Rds-I.twitter …

GardnerCampbell: I may be moving there too as I think about the role of study in learning. Study is more than mere memorizing.

@holden @judell I may be moving there too as I think about the role of study in learning. Study is more than mere memorizing. #ccourses

MiaZamoraPhD: “Thinking Like the Web” w/ 4

“Thinking Like the Web” w/@judell @GardnerCampbell @hrheingold 4 #CCourses http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGuSC2-TAeU&feature=youtu.be … #hastac #highered #elitclass

GardnerCampbell: Thinking about & on “stream mode” & “state mode”: don’t we need both in all learning? cf.

Thinking about @judell & @holden on “stream mode” & “state mode”: don’t we need both in all learning? #ccourses cf. http://blog.jonudell.net/2014/10/23/how-recently-has-the-website-been-updated/ …

GardnerCampbell: MT : “How recently has the website been updated?” > first step of CRAP detection is a doozy.

MT @judell: “How recently has the website been updated?” http://blog.jonudell.net/2014/10/23/how-recently-has-the-website-been-updated/ … #ccourses > first step of CRAP detection is a doozy.

GardnerCampbell: RT : Legacies Found and Lost. Wikipedia and Laika > an extraordinary, essential reflection.

RT @purling4peas: Legacies Found and Lost. Wikipedia and Laika http://wp.me/p3UqOB-5X  #ccourses > an extraordinary, essential reflection.

paulormbatista: Talking about Pedagogy of Contexts and learning , tks for inspire!

Talking about Pedagogy of Contexts #ccourses and #rhizomatic learning @adfig @gsiemens @davecormier, tks for inspire! pic.twitter.com/HDP2uXcImG

GardnerCampbell: Asking about our : are we studying something together? What is nature and role of study in learning?

Asking about our #ccourses : are we studying something together? What is nature and role of study in learning? http://forum.connectedcourses.org/t/lets-talk-about-our-course-so-far-whats-working-whats-not/116/29?u=gardnercampbell …

klbz: Thought-provoking. RT : If you have time to read only one post today, read piece

Thought-provoking. RT @dogtrax: If you have time to read only one post today, read @mdvfunes piece http://bit.ly/ZLPyjm  #ccourses #clmooc

papahazama: Perhaps, the course of the Scottish Play…

Perhaps, the course of the Scottish Play…http://ln.is/blogspot.com/OFULg … #ccourses

kd0602: Hmm something to think about : Daily Connect 21: Where’s Your Edge? ”

Hmm something to think about @dogtrax: #CCourses Daily Connect 21: Where’s Your Edge? http://wp.me/p58OTD-1G ” @AbbyRobles13 @janisselbyjones

telliowkuwp: Social or Fauxial Learning? Short Jane Hart post 4 1/3 Quotes 2 follow

Social or Fauxial Learning?http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/blog/2014/10/19/social-learning-or-fauxial-learning/ … Short Jane Hart post 4 #ccourses 1/3 Quotes 2 follow

dogtrax: The Echo Chamber Effect Kevin’s Meandering Mind

The Echo Chamber Effect http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2014/10/24/the-echo-chamber-effect/ … Kevin’s Meandering Mind #ccourses

purling4peas: “: Daily Connect:Where’s Your Edge? ” Falling off?

“@dogtrax: #CCourses Daily Connect:Where’s Your Edge? http://wp.me/p58OTD-1G ” Falling off? @GoogleGuacamole @epilepticrabbit @OnlineCrsLady