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Disaster and Recovery

by pj
Categories: 2014, creativity, Dell, Lamu, Second Life
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Published on: July 10, 2014

The disaster was the breakdown of my computer. It all started when I tried to upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit. I then installed another 4 gigs of RAM bringing me up to 8 gigs. I did this so that I could run 64 bit Firestorm the Second Life viewer. It just didn’t work,[…]

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[…]

Hangout #edcmooc

Yesterday at 5 pm (GMT) we had our first hangout with our lecturers of the E-Learning and Digital Cultures ( edcmooc ). In my view it was very successful. I chose to watch it via YouTube so I could participate in the flow of comments. At the beginning we all said “Hi from…” and it[…]

Multitasking #edcmooc

Multitasking is often seen as a skill however cognitive science shows otherwise. I wrote an article on it here on my IrishSecure.com web site. This post was a response to someone posting a link to TED video Sugata Mitra Schools in the Cloud I commented thus: Isn’t it an excellent video!!!! Self Organized Learning Environments[…]

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[…]

Virtual Classrooms

I am desperate to teach. One way will be to have a virtual classroom in second life. I found such a classroom in my wanderings. AND found a whole world of teaching at Texas State. Here is the classroom I found Set up by the look of it as a Primary School Classroom. ,> you[…]

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