Electronic Resources El30 (Week 5)
Time-vortex initiated... loading Week 5 of EL30 ;-)eL30's topic in Week 5 was all about resources, and specifically OER. This is a fun topic to return to from time to time to discuss, especially now given that my state seems to have taken it a step further by having a Massachusetts Open Education initiative which my university is promoting. There were a few things that came up as interesting
eLearning and Identity
Thu, Dec 20 2018 09:00 | #el30, bilingual, cMOOC, higherEd, identity, MOOC, publishing, research, vconnecting
A week or so ago...well...maybe two weeks by now♣, the topic of eLearning 3.0 was identity, and the video guest of the week was Maha Bali. I finally managed to view all of it, even though it was in 10 minute increments. My Pocket's save-for-later is getting rather lengthy now that I am saving articles on the daily to read at some other future time. This time of the semester is rather busy,
Self-Control still difficult!
Attempt at witty title probably failed :-)I guess I am a little rusty with creating meaningful blog titles since I have not been blogging frequently recently. Oh well. I will get back into the swing of things once I finish my EdD...or not... ;-)In any case, I am catching up with #el30, more specifically last week's guest Ben Werdmuller (see recording here). Interesting fun fact - Ben is
Post-it found! the low-tech side of eLearning 3.0 ;-)
Greetings fellow three-point-oh'ers(or is it just fellow eLearners?)This past week in eLearning 3.0 (Week 2, aka 'the cloud'). This week's guest was Tony Hirsch, and what was discussed was the cloud, and specifically Docker. Before I get into my (riveting) thoughts on the cloud, let me go back to Week 0 (two weeks ago) and reflect a little on the thoughts I jotted down on my retrieved post-it
eLearning 3.0: How do I show my expertise?
With my dissertation proposal in the hands of my committee and off for review, I thought I'd participate in a MOOC while I wait to hear back. Yes, I do have some articles that have piled up (which may be of use to my dissertation), but I thought I'd be a little more social (lurk a little, post a little). The funny thing is that as soon as I lamented the lack of cMOOCs...there it was, eLearning
Bat-signal for an External Committee Member!
Well, my proposal (basically half my dissertation) is off to the internal members of my committee. Many thanks go to the help of my doctoral supervisors who've asked a lot of questions of my previous drafts and helped me refine my writing :-)Now the next step (assuming the committee likes my submitted draft) is to both find an external reviewer for this, and also defend it so that I can move onto the
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
Groups, cooperatives, collaboratives, swarms...and the ongoing dissertation proposal...
It's been quite a while since I last shared a few thoughts. I guess time flies even if you aren't having fun 😆. In the past few weeks I've been contemplating the direction of my dissertation proposal. I am not changing topics (now THAT would be silly, and an unnecessary amount of work), but I am considering the framing of my argument. The topic (just to refresh your mind) is "Why
Burn those Business Schools (or...maybe don't!)
The other day Paul Prinsloo posted this Guardian article on Facebook, and it seems like a popular article because Shyam Sharma (among others in my online educational social network and PLN posted it). As usual my PLN got me thinking (and, as is evidenced by this blog post, creatively procrastinating and not really working on my dissertation proposal...D'oh! 😜). This blog post started life
Random draw from the comment-box!
I tried to come up with a witty title for this post, but I guess maybe it's didn't work out ;-). Anyway...yesterday as I was working on my proposal I thought "hey...I haven't seen George Siemens blog recently..." which also made me wonder when the last time I blogged was. Not as long as George (that's for sure ;-) ) but long enough. So I thought I'd pull together some random streams