Community of Inquiry: TeachING not teachER presence
Hey there blogger audience! Well, I assume someone is still there despite not having blogged in a great while. It's hard to believe that July is almost over, and there is only one more month of summer left (😢). Things have been fairly busy, between teaching INSDSG 684, doing a much (much) deeper dive into the CoI, and rewriting my intro chapter for the dissertation proposal†, there has been little
EDDE 806 Post VIII - Do Vulcans have emotional presence in the CoI?
Young Spock at schoolAnd we're off! The semester has begun, and this time I am "official" in EDDE 806, which means this is my last credit-bearing semester (after that I guess I will be an academic vagabond looking for completion of my own research).Last night none of our cohort presented (although that would have been an achievement if someone brave enough wanted to do it!). Instead, a more
Mentor-Teacher-Hybrid Presence-course design...
Fri, Oct 28 2016 03:30 | #altcred, Badges, CoI, gamification, HybridPresence, INSDSG601, mentoring, pondering, research, teaching
This semester is turning out to be one that is quite busy. It was a good idea to not teach a graduate this semester so I can focus on my dissertation proposal, however (like that irresistible desert at the end of the meal) various collaborative projects have come in to fill the "void" left in my schedule from not teaching (the one that is supposed to be going into dissertation prep), and these
EDDE 806 - Post III - Presented by Musical Interlude!
Sat, Feb 20 2016 16:22 | #ds106, #rhizo16, art, cMOOC, CoI, CoP, EDDE801, EDDE806, MOOC, NoSignigicantDifference, reflection, research
Some nice artwork, no doubt by @merryspaniel :-)Time just seems to fly by this semester. I don't know if it's because I am busy, or if (as the old saying goes) time flies when you're having fun!This past week we skipped the usual introductions and check-ins in 806, affectionately known by some as the therapy portion to the live session. I actually didn't mind it considering that this is
Social Presence and Relateability
Thu, Mar 26 2015 11:20 | #humanMOOC, APLING603, CoI, education, engagement, InMemoriam, literacy, MA, MBA, MSIS, MSIT, socialPresence
This week has been rough in the office. We learned that our colleague - and my former professor - Pepi Leistyna passed away. Details are scant at the moment and everyone in the department is in a state of shock as his death was quite sudden and unexpected. I was going to write a blog post about about my history with him, how I knew him as a person when I worked in Media Services (good ol'
Mon, Mar 16 2015 04:30 | #altcred, #change11, #humanMOOC, #rhizo14, Analytics, canvas, CoI, EDDE802, INSDSG684, MOOC, rMOOC, xMOOC
Worlds have officially collided (either that, or the Rhizome has invaded my mind) ;-) This week is the beginning of Humanizing Online Instruction (or #humanMOOC) on the Canvas Network. As is usually the case, I tend to lurk in more MOOCs than I can actually "complete†"in any given period. Given my homework for EDDE 802, and my teaching work on INSDSG 684 (and let's not forget the day-job),
Questions about Co-Learning
Wed, Nov 12 2014 04:00 | #ccourses, #DALMOOC, cMOOC, CoI, connectivism, constructivism, CoP, INSDSG684, learning, MOOC, pedagogy
What do you get when you mix connected courses, thinking about academia, and cold medicine? The answer is a blog post (which I hope makes sense) :-) As I was jotting down my initial thoughts on co-learning in the previous post I completely forgot to address some of the initial thinking questions for this module. Here are some initial thoughts on co-learning and how I would address these
#edcmooc Human 2.0? Human+=Human?
Fri, Nov 29 2013 12:02 | #ds106, #edcmooc, #ESLMOOC, avatar, CoI, education, humanism, ICT, MBA, technology, transhumanism
Vice Admiral Tolya KotrolyaWell, here we are! The final(ish) week of #edcmooc. As I wrote in my tweet earlier this week, I think #edcmooc, like #ds106, is probably more of a way of life for some than an actual course. Sure, there won't be additional prescribed readings or viewings after this week, so the course is technically over, however the hallmark of any good course, as far as I am
Some Mid-Week #edcmooc thoughts & reactions
Take one blog, mix with others, add own thought and see what happensOver the past couple of days I've been reading what fellow participants have contributed to the blogosphere on #edcmooc. I've watched the week 2 videos (more on that in post during the weekend), and I am slowly reading (or re-reading) some of the food-for-thought articles posted for week two.To keep things manageable, I decided