E-Learning. Edcmooc_artefact. EDC Blogs. Johnlacey. E-learning. E-learning and digital cultures 2013 welcome. Sheilmcn. Silent Thoughts. Heli connecting ideas » Blog Archive » My favourite blogs #edcmooc wk 1. It is a challenging process to start a new Mooc even if I am quite free to just learn whatever I want.
"All the world's a MOOC, and all the men and women merely teachers and learners." Mybackyard78. Reflections on a MOOC blog. From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism. Moving Towards a Culture of Learning #MOOCs. Update: I couldn't help but notice an influx of visitors from the revered OlDaily Site (Stephen Downes).
There, 3 types of MOOCs are incorrectly attributed to me, a self-confessed ignoramus on MOOCs (at this time!). Here's my note to Stephen about the correction: Stephen, please note the citation at the bottom of the section dividing MOOCs into 3 areas. I do not claim credit for it, only quote it as an example of how MOOCs are being classified. The credit goes to Lisa's Online Teaching Blog at Please correct this as soon as possible. Dr. Scott D. Miller: MOOC-Covered Towers? Online Education's Coming Impact on Traditional College. When I recently mentioned to some higher-education colleagues my concern about MOOCs, I was astonished that none of them seemed to know what I was talking about.
They ignore MOOCs at their peril. Here's why: MOOCs, or "massive open online courses," reflect the continuing emergence and influence of consumer demand in the traditional higher education arena, with a technological vengeance. For years, colleges have been responding to rising student expectations -- building new and more deluxe student centers, remodeling residence halls, adding food courts and fitness centers and going wireless campus-wide. Such physical changes, along with revisions of curriculum and addition of innovative student-support programs, have been necessary to position colleges and universities for financial stability in tough enrollment markets. What are the implications for traditional, residential colleges and universities? Then there is the simple fact of finance. Revolution Hits the Universities.
EDC YouTube. RSA Animate - The Secret Powers of Time. Wikispaces. TED: Ideas worth spreading. Cathleennardi. #EDCMOOC. Edcmchat. Bottlenose. A MOOC about educational technology & media – Coming January 2013. How to Organize Digital Information: Web sites, blogs, and more.
“The flood of data on the Web has reached mind-boggling proportions.”
(NPR, 2010) So many websites, blogs, online newsletters … so little time. How can we keep up in the digital world? More importantly, how can we transform information into knowledge? Before information becomes knowledge it’s data, yet another challenge is finding good data when it’s needed. What is Personal Knowledge Management (PKM)? The System to PKM The first and essential component to effective management of digital information is the system itself.
Find the right tool or application to manage your digital content. 1) The Tool There are many tools to choose from for managing and sharing digital information, yet the selection of the tool is critical, it can make or break your system. Pealtrees: I discovered Pearltrees, which is a fluid and intuitive tool that allows me to manage digital information easily. Personal Learning Networks for Educators: 10 Tips - Getting Smart by Dr. Mark Wagner - edchat, EdTech, PLN. 20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network - Getting Smart by Miriam Clifford. “20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network” by Miriam Clifford first appeared on the InfomED blog.
Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning. The world is much smaller thanks to technology. Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise. Take for example scientists; professional networks allow the scientific community to share discoveries much faster. Just this month, a tech news article showcased how Harvard scientists are considering that “sharing discoveries is more efficient and honorable than patenting them.” Researchers Recommend Core Changes in Education. Troubling trends involving work, college, and social inequity cited (IRVINE, Calif) -- Close the gap between the no-frills learning that too often happens in-school and the interactive, hands-on learning that usually takes place out of school.
Take advantage of the Internet’s ability to help youth develop knowledge, expertise, skills and important new literacies. The Learning Brain. Identity as an Analytic Lens for Research in Education. EDC Flickr. EDC Pinterest. Love in a Crowd - Kapsul.org. 25 Definitions of Connected Learning. EDC Diigo. EDC Coursera. MSc Website. EDC Course Outline for MsC. E-learning and Digital Cultures. Andy Mitchell's Reading List. Teaching 'E-learning and Digital Cultures' The EDCMOOC school. EDCMOOC School Thinglink.
The Group Expectationswww.facebook.com Google Plus Groupplus.google.com This is where you can get orientated.
Add yourself to any or all of the spaces below, and familiarise yourself with the guidelines. The Diigo group where we keep our links to interesting articles, sites, videos etc.groups.diigo.com This is a space to think & try some new ideas. Add your definition of Digital Culture to this WallWisher Share your objectives for the coursewww.facebook.com. eLearning and Digital Cultures. EDC MOOC Google+ EDCMOOC.