Tag Archives: MOOC

Exploring Our Personal Learning Networks

I think I found my new cMOOC hit. After Educational Technology MOOC #etmooc, I searched high and low for a connectivist MOOC that could give me the same ‘highs’ as I had experienced with this one.  I was looking for … Continue reading

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Week 0: How to Teach Online – the new MOOC on the block

After a nice long holiday, it didn’t take long for me to get back into work and into an organisational restructure.  However despite all that, life goes on.  Despite turbulent times in Learning and Development, it’s a good time to … Continue reading

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A Corporate Mini-MOOC on Digital Literacy Skills…An Idea Growing in My Head

For a while now, I’ve been teasing out an idea in my mind about rolling out a mini-MOOC in our organisation. After reading Ignatia de Waard’s eBook MOOC Yourself , watching the Google Hangout with Jay Cross and Dave Cormier and completing … Continue reading

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#OCTEL Week 6 Timely and Effective Assessment

I feel as if I’ve been a bit late with this week’s assignment but also a part of me saw that it was about assessment and I’d be lying if I said I was happy about it. I know that … Continue reading

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Week 5: Platforms and Technologies for #OCTEL

This week we had to reflect on Kolb’s Experiential Learning Theory and answer the following questions: Reflect on whether you accommodate these learning styles in your teaching practice. Do the technologies you use help you achieve this? If so, how? … Continue reading

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Week 2: Teach the Web cMOOC

Mozilla Thimble Project with #TeachtheWeb I spent my Saturday afternoon in front of the PC (again) because my husband was watching the footy on TV.  When the game is on, I clear out because it means obscenities being hurled at … Continue reading

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Week 1: Drilling Into TEL Concepts and Approaches for #OCTEL

This week’s entry on reflections of Technology and Learning Concepts and Approaches for the OCTEL MOOC have been interesting.  In particular one video about how dentists are trained to drill a tooth through the use of sophisticated simulations. I hate … Continue reading

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Week 1: Introduction to #ocTEL

Just because I’m a sucker for punishment, I joined another 10 week cMOOC called Octel: The Open Course in Technology. (Actually, methinks I was on such a high with the Educational Technology MOOC #ETMOOC which recently finished that I just … Continue reading

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Studying Children in Kindergarten

Last week I started another MOOC and in all honesty, between this #etmooc, #edcmooc, full-time job and family commitments, I’m struggling to squeeze it all in.  However, true to my nature I do the best that I can and from what … Continue reading

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Slave to the Machines or the Crowd? – #edcmooc Reflections

I registered as a last minute afterthought for the e-Learning and Digital Cultures MOOC (#edcmooc) on Coursera a couple of weeks ago.  I saw the stream of tweets of people excitedly looking forward to this MOOC and thought, “did I … Continue reading

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