Trending Sources

Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

You can find out more about this on his TALL blog – Technology Assisted life-long learning – TALL for short  (his joke – not mine ).

Open 114

First Steps in Learning and Teaching MOOC – Update

Jenny Connected

This is a new MOOC due to run from 21 st May to 22 nd June 2012.  It is aimed at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors, postgraduate students who teach and experienced lecturers who would like to update and share their knowledge and expertise. Joe Rosa  , from Oxford University  and.

2012 49

First Steps in Learning and Teaching MOOC – Update

Jenny Connected

This is a new MOOC due to run from 21 st May to 22 nd June 2012.  It is aimed at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors, postgraduate students who teach and experienced lecturers who would like to update and share their knowledge and expertise. Joe Rosa  , from Oxford University  and.

2012 49

#fslt12 MOOC Week 1 starts today, 21-05-12

Jenny Connected

We have around 120 people registered on the WordPress and Moodle sites and about 16 interested in being assessed. Activity in the Moodle forums last week, particularly in response to the question ‘What is learning for you?’ indicates a real interest in the issues surrounding learning. See [link].

#fslt12 MOOC Week 1 starts today, 21-05-12

Jenny Connected

We have around 120 people registered on the WordPress and Moodle sites and about 16 interested in being assessed. Activity in the Moodle forums last week, particularly in response to the question ‘What is learning for you?’ indicates a real interest in the issues surrounding learning. See [link].

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. Some aspects of the course are only accessible through registration, e.g. the Moodle discussion forums. Why Register? There are a few reasons.

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way. So we do have an LMS element (Moodle), which feels more like a traditional course, but also the course is open – we will aggregate blogs, and we are expecting people to interact in spaces of their own choosing.

2012 44

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way. So we do have an LMS element (Moodle), which feels more like a traditional course, but also the course is open – we will aggregate blogs, and we are expecting people to interact in spaces of their own choosing.

2012 44

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Float Mobile Learning , January 12, 2011 #LAK11 a free and open #elearning course on #statistics starts today, join! Get involved!

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

The discussions in the FSLT Moodle site  are  beginning to get going and quite a few people are already blogging or setting up their blogs.

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

The discussions in the FSLT Moodle site  are  beginning to get going and quite a few people are already blogging or setting up their blogs.

The Benefits and Risks of Academic Openness

Jenny Connected

The role of Openness by Academics in the Transformation of their Teaching and Learning Practices. Or is openness essential to the future of education and scholars? … Stephen Downes emphatically responded ‘Yes’ it is essential to the future of education and scholars’, but ‘No’ it is not becoming a tyranny. Frances states.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

How can you learn from 140 characters?! blogged about the difference before in: twittering= learning ? Lesson?

2015 11

#fslt12 Week 2 is underway

Jenny Connected

These can be found in the Moodle site and on various blogs. Good advice, but often easier said than done because its ALL interesting.

#fslt12 Week 2 is underway

Jenny Connected

These can be found in the Moodle site and on various blogs. Good advice, but often easier said than done because its ALL interesting.

The Benefits and Risks of Academic Openness

Jenny Connected

The role of Openness by Academics in the Transformation of their Teaching and Learning Practices. Or is openness essential to the future of education and scholars? … Stephen Downes emphatically responded ‘Yes’ it is essential to the future of education and scholars’, but ‘No’ it is not becoming a tyranny. Frances states.

Exploring Moodle

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

So while I was looking for something else I heard about Moodle. Besides that I learn a lot about facilitating this online learning process.

CMS 0

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

e-Moderation Station

This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. 2 The language learning picture.

The Case for SmOOCs

Jenny Connected

We had 151 people register for FSLT12 and 168 register for the Moodle site. Canada, USA, South America, Africa, Europe, India, the Far East and Australia were all represented and at the time of writing 60 people have accessed the Moodle site within the last 3 weeks. On reflection #fslt12 was a SmOOC – a small open online course.

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

but there’s nothing quite like having to do it yourself for learning! The full Title of this MOOC, which is being offered by Oxford Brookes University ,  is: First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. We think we will use Brookes’ Moodle site. This will be a MOOC for: New lecturers in HE/FE. Video.

#fslt12 Final Week – Microteaching

Jenny Connected

The First Steps course is an element of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development’s ( OCSLD ) HEA accredited Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PCTHE). fslt12 has been aimed at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors and postgraduate students who teach.

2012 32

FSLT13 Reflections on teaching

Jenny Connected

Focus on your own learning experiences, how do you learn best? How have your own learning experiences influenced how you teach?

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1-31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

#FSLT12 Week 3 with Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner

Jenny Connected

2004-05) Conditions Under Which Assessment Supports Students’ Learning. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education , Issue 1.

2012 40

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

April - June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Jane Hart’s Top Ten Tools for 2014

Jenny Connected

At that time I would never have thought I would end up working as an education consultant mostly online. know I use other tools as well as the ones I have mentioned here, such as Diigo, ScoopIt, JustGiving, Moodle and so on. Jane Hart has once again asked for people to vote on the top ten tools that they use when working online.

2014 35

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008

Delicious/tag/cp2tech02

You can also view the list categorised as a Toolset for Learning 2009. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008 View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Google Docs Web-based documents Free H ↓ 8 7 5 PowerPoint 47 PowerPoint Presentation software  D ↑ 9 13 12= Moodle 44.5 Google Maps Maps of the US.

CCK11 Learner autonomy

Jenny Connected

To my delight I read that the new post-graduate course will put a heavy emphasis on student autonomy – but then I read that this is interpreted as self-assessment, peer-assessment and reflective learning. Whilst all these contribute to student autonomy, I see students’ control over their own learning as being the most crucial element.

# PLENK2010 – Breadth versus depth – an illusion?

Jenny Connected

Others have talked about feeling overwhelmed as George has noted – in his Moodle forum post (Making sense of (in?) But if you divide it by function – saving lives, educating children, building bridges – depth looks like something very different. This is a response to Dave Ferguson’s and Stephen Downes’ comment’ on my blog post.

#PLENK2010 Curation and Balance

Jenny Connected

End of Week 1 Notes (based on listening to the recordings of the two live sessions, having read a couple of references from the list and commented here – having kept an eye on the Daily and Twitter stream – and popped in on the Moodle forums – but not read much). According to Rita Kop PLE is a UK term and PLN an American term.

Critical Literacy – a personal perspective

Jenny Connected

Traditionally literacy has been thought of in terms of reading, writing, speaking and listening – at least this is in the UK where the National Curriculum for schools includes a ‘Literacy Hour’ – one hour every day of learning how to read, write, speak and listen (and all that entails). Harvard Educational Review.

Housing communities “outside”

Learning Alliances

The 3-week SCOPE seminar was about issues that come up when an organization (such as the Ministry of Education in Colombia) supports many communities that may or may not communicate with each other. Anyway, at one point they added a Ning site and a Facebook group to their original Moodle space.  thought I should share my response here.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch

There is no learning curve (or a small learning curve). You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite. Situation 2: Now at work.

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

First because social artists know how to do what I only know how to talk about; and second because I care about the learning of this planet.

Pragmatics as a Critical Literacy

Jenny Connected

Week 3 of the Critical Literacies course bears the title Pragmatics which is described in Moodle as follows: The capacity to use communicative elements in actions, or to take actions using communication, to express, commit, interrogate, and engage in interactions. will need to listen to the presentation again and come back to this. Readings.

How I use social media

Nancy White

“Eminds&# was where I learned that online relationships can be real, how they get real, and  how they break and fail. Learning.

Managing courses or projects

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

What is Moodle? According to their website: "Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free, Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online learning communities. Moodle “At HIVOS we use D-groups very intensively, as well as Skype. Absolutely.

#Change11- Half way point reflections

Jenny Connected

The MOOC topics have helped me to feel more abreast of current discussions and issues in relation to learning, networked learning and e-learning. Some of what I have learned in the past 12 weeks that I have attended has already fed into a research paper that has been submitted and accepted, and into a forthcoming project.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This is true in the application of technology for learning. They offer us affordances for group,community and network learning.