A decade in review...onward to 2020!
Wed, Jan 1 2020 16:57 | #altcred, #vconnecting, AR, athabasca, Badges, cMOOC, Educause, elgg, MOOC, Ning, NMC, QR, RSS, social networks, xMOOC
I didn't quite expect this, but it seems like everywhere you turn you see "a decade in review" news stories (radio and TV), "the internet" (in general) and blog posts, twitter threads, and Instagram stories (more specifically). I hadn't really thought about doing one of these posts, but what the hay, why not join in? 😜 . The last decade has certainly been eventful. I kicked off the
So long, farewell, auf viedersehen, adieu! ;-)
Fri, Oct 16 2015 05:00 | communities, CoP, EDDE802, EDDE806, INSDSG, NERCOMP, network, Ning, PhD, research, social, UMass
Well, after a couple of month of not paying the Ning bill UMassID.com is dead! Well, the domain is still fine, @cdetorres got that one for 10 years, but the Ning community that it pointed to is pretty much dead.So what is was UMassID.com? Well, back in 2008, when I started my MEd in instructional design, the outgoing class was looking for a new president for the student association (GIDA - Graduate
Getting that warm fuzzy feeling of "I've been there! Done That!"
I guess this is one of those self-congratulatory blog posts ;-) I'll try not to be too cocky about it :-)Anyway. Recently a colleague of mine sent me this blog post from the .eduGuru blog. The blog post is interesting to read so you should go ahead and do that. The quick highlights though are these:1. College wants to do something exclusive for new students2. College creates online exclusive community3.
Ning versus the Campus Portal
I came across this Educause North Atlantic conference presentation file relatively recently. As someone who has created a Ning social Network for one program (and helped develop a Ning network for another), I thought this presentation was interesting. I really wish there were an associated podcast with this powerpoint file because the powerpoint alone does this presentation little justiceOne of the