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How Online Courses Can Form a Basis for On-Campus Teaching

by pj
Categories: Coursera, MOOCs, Teaching, Tutorial
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Published on: March 20, 2014

Forbes article by Daphne Koller, Contributor 11/07/2012 Last week, Antioch University announced its intention to allow students to take credit-bearing classes based on some of the courses offered on Coursera. Until now, online courses have been used primarily in one of two ways: as MOOCs (non-credit-bearing classes open to anyone), and within the academic institutions producing[…]

MOOCs How We Got Here

Taken from: http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/2013/11/07/moocs-how-did-we-get-here/ MOOCs: How did we get here? I’m at the Open Education conference in Park City, Utah. The conference is now in its impressive 10th year. I did a presentation following Andrew Ng (Coursera). Slides and video are below. The focus is on my early experiences with MOOCs, their current state, and future[…]

Well evaluation time #edcmooc

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Published on: December 4, 2013

So the teaching part of the course is over. No more Forum posts, no more directed videos. What have I learned? Well MOOCs are great fun. I have signed up for three more: Critical Thinking and Introduction to Philosophy both at Edinburgh and Good Brain Bad Brain run by the Open University. The edcmooc has[…]

The Artifact #edcmooc

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Published on: December 1, 2013

I finished my artifact and made it a record of the course. http://edcmooc.com There are some great examples of some animations that people have done. I am a tad overwhelmed. “Is the Man who is tall happy?” great animation. I will be putting up here the artifacts I have to grade and allocate a pass[…]

The Rise of the Avatar #edcmooc

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Published on: November 25, 2013

If the symbol of posthumanism is the computer then its agent is the avatar. I have an avatar in the cybercommunity of second life. We have been having a bit of a debate about real and virtual as far as education goes. Here’s the comment I made: Jeremy, Should we try and create a campus[…]

Forums #edcmooc

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Published on: November 15, 2013

Below is a video I made showing the forums on our E-Learning and Digital Media course ( #edcmooc ). Watch full screen. I enjoy the forums they seem to be the replacement for seminars. I must get the edcmooc twitter feed running. Over 200 blogs have been registered. I try and look at as many[…]

Creativity and Education #edcmooc

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Published on: November 14, 2013

We were asked to look at three videos. The first video “A day made of glass” paints a rosy picture of ‘intelligent glass”. Ken Robinson gives a talk on “How schools kill creativity” We must have a fundamental rethink of how we teach our children and what we teach them. Telling a story education appears[…]

Library Services

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Published on: November 5, 2013

I was given a link to this site Open Culture dot com a wonderful resource of free stuff: What is Open Culture’s Mission? Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. Web 2.0 has given us great amounts of intelligent audio and video. It’s all free. It’s all[…]

Moocs eLearning and Digital Culture #edcmooc

As with many things in my life I end up- at the right place, at the right time and with the right head space. So I encountered this course on the day it began. I’ve read one 47 page article on Technological or Media Determinism Daniel Chandler and learned some new words. Watched the videos[…]

Prezi

by pj
Categories: 2013, Free, Mindmaps, Prezi, Social Media
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Published on: October 26, 2013

Prezi is a zooming presentation software. My friend and colleague John, had to make one for his course. The brief was to produce a Prezi about Tony Busan’s Mind Maps. We collaborated and this is what we produced. He wanted it as a video as this was a requirement of the course. This is the[…]

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