A Day of #MOOC/ification

…tagged #moocmooc, advance billed as a MOOCathon, this is also my encounter, experience, happening, primary activity for today ~ a virtual day trip. Consider this a “wish you were here” postcard from along the way…and something along the lines of an “out to lunch” sign hung on the door. I’m checking feeds and mail and […]

Speaking of MOOCs & Museums

…at Connection not Content, Gordon Lockhart looks at the “essence” of what MOOCs are, who they are for ~ a consideration often overlooked in hype overload ~ and compares the experience to various ways of spending time in museums. Gordon writes, Essence of MOOC – I’ve been trying to filter out from all the hype and controversy, the […]

This isn’t summer camp

…doesn’t look much like MOOC Madness either but is central, at ;east to my perspective and that of the many without reliable. affordable high speed access. The assumption that goes with most ed tech ventures either presumes everyone has it or willfully ignores the reality that they do not. They point to institutional access available […]

the challenge of participating with limited access

Access on dial-up in a learning community that assumes high speed connectivity, whether home or institutional, continues to be a major challenge pursuing multiple moocs, whether concurrent or serial. Verb choice and ‘why’ can wait as topics. Now is first aid time for a prematurely published post (email glitch, sending instead of saving, which also […]

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“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”  Albert Einstein A change of thinking is almost obligatory when considering the future of Higher Education. Last week was the final week of the MOOC Current/Future State of…

Personal Learning Networks

Source: esheninger.blogspot.com via Eric on Pinterest   PLN’s may not be joined at the hip for life to MOOCs (it may even be possible to partake of one without the other) …but feels like it at times. Here, Pinterest throws its cyber hat into the PLN ring. Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s) are a cost-effective means […]