February 28, 2013
One of the problems with being part of an innovation centre like CETIS is that we suffer a bit from the Dory complex. For those of you unfamiliar with this concept, it is based on the character Dory in the movie Finding Nemo who is rather easily distracted by new things. Sometimes we [...]
February 24, 2013
Week 4 of #edcmooc is drawing to a close and I find myself in a similar position to last week re articulation. We are again grappling with what it means to be human but the readings and resources have pointed us in the direction of post humanism. I think I may have made a small [...]
February 13, 2013
It's been a very reflective week for me in #edcmooc as we move to the "being human" element of the course. In week three we're being specifically asked:
"what does it mean to be human within a digital culture, and what does that mean for education?"
and more specifically:
"Who or what, in your view, will define what [...]
February 13, 2013
I've just caught up with the SoLAR webinar featuring Megan Bowe talking about the Tin Can API. Tin Can is being supported by ADL and is in many ways an evolutionary step from the SCORM heavily content driven approach to a specification that is much more flexible and context and activity driven.
It is [...]
February 12, 2013
Week 5 in #oldsmooc has been all about prototyping. Now I've not quite got to the stage of having a design to prototype so I've gone back to some of my earlier thoughts around the potential for Cloudworks to be more useful to learners and show alternative views of community, content and activities. I [...]
February 8, 2013
Following on from last week's post on the #edcmooc, the course itself has turned to explore the notion of MOOCs in the context of utopian/dystopian views of technology and education. The questions I raised in the post are still running through my mind. However they were at a much more holistic than personal level. [...]
February 5, 2013
It had to happen at some time, and not sure if it was karmic retribution or chaos theory, or plain old sod's law that this week the first high profile MOOC collapse occurred with the pulling of Georgia Tech's Fundamentals of Online EducationCoursera MOOC.
As many have already commented the route of the problem [...]
February 1, 2013
Stage two of my "adventures in MOOC-land" started this week as the e-Learning and Digital Cultures course started this week. I have signed up for Coursera courses before but for various reasons, I haven't got very far. However I have a lot more motivation for sticking with this course. For the past [...]