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January 23, 2013

Announcement:

Title: HERE are some dates of NOTE
Preview: The first date to put on your calendar and try to attend is another Google + Hangout ... Sunday, 27 January, 2013 @ 7pm New York time. I will try to send invites to each of you by 6:45 so you can join.  Please check out your sound, and if you have it, video, before entering the room.  We can always use the chat box featue if you are having challenges you cannot solve.NEXT, 13 February .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 23, 2013.
Title: BLOG POSTS
Preview: are one of the core components of this cMOOC.  As we organize our thoughts and write about what we think, we not only reflect on our own thinking, we have the opportunity to, hopefully, build on each others' thinking.  This is how we learn and re-organize and reinforce our thoughts.  As I mentioined, somewhere in cmc11, I am also a participant in etmooc for the next 10 weeks.  .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 18, 2013.

Participants' Blog Posts

This is a list of the blog posts mentioning the CMC11 keyword or tag harvested from the list of blogs submitted by participants.
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Post Title: Instructional Design & MOOCs: A Perfect Storm
By VanessaVaile, Feed Name: MOOC Madness
Preview: Larnaca, meet the MOOCs; MOOC’s, meet Lamarca. I almost forgot about this post/share, “Quick review of the Larnaca Learning Design Declaration,” from OLDaily in drafts.  Forgetting about drafts happens way too often but could be serendipity this time, pairing up for comparison with Geof Cain’s Brainstorm in Progress post, “MOOCs: Why Do We need Instructional ....
[Read More] Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:09:29 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Contemplations on Utopia
By wildmntnhoney, Feed Name: Can the Internet Produce Utopian Worlds?
Preview: Krishnan Kumar, in his essay “Utopianism,” says that, “Utopia is nowhere (outopia) and it is also somewhere good (eutopia)” (1). There are two typical conceptions of Utopia: (1) that it exists only in literary form; and (2) that it is an ideal toward which many of us strive. Many of us are familiar with dystopian … Continue reading »
[Read More] Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:11:26 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: just blogging about blogging
By VanessaVaile, Feed Name: MOOC Madness
Preview: Alert: meta blogging ahead! This coming week is a blogging week on both #ETMOOC and Multi(literacies) MOOC. In addition to asking participants to blog and share feeds, Vance reactivated the Multiliteracies group blog on Posterous. Week 2 etM facilitator, Sue Waters posted, “Learning through blogging as part of a connectivist MOOC,” which she describes as, “more [...]
[Read More] Sun, 20 Jan 2013 23:11:59 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Ante Up
By Jim, Feed Name: WayUpNorth's Blog
Preview: This connectivism keeps messing with my time management aspirations. Prodded by Alec Couros’ tweet referencing Kevin Stranack’s “Guerrilla Connectivism“, and inspired by Roy Beasley’s “Confessions of a MOOC Dropout“, I posted the following “Reply All” last evening in response to … Continue reading →
[Read More] Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:15:46 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Sunday musings & just testing
By VanessaVaile, Feed Name: MOOC Madness
Preview: This coming week is a blogging week on both #ETMOOC and Multi(literacies) MOOC. In addition to asking participants to blog and shar feeds, Vance reactivated the Multiliteracies group blog on Posterous. Week 2 etM facilitator, Sue Waters posted, “Learning through blogging as part of a connectivist MOOC,” which she describes as, “more of an intro to [...]
[Read More] Sun, 20 Jan 2013 23:11:59 +0000 [Comment]

New Discussions

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Title: MOOC tips
Preview: Every new mooc (and there are more daily) brings in a new wave of first timers. Many first time mooc/ers are also first timers with other social media.Even "experienced" mooc/ers need all the help "navigating chaos" that they can get. There are blog posts, videos, guides ~ standbys and newer editions ~ posted with each new mooc (not so much with xmoocs, but that's a whole 'nother .......
By VanessaVaile () on January 23, 2013. [Reply]
Title: MOOC tips
Preview: Every new mooc (and there are more daily) brings in a new wave of first timers. Many first time mooc/ers are also first timers with other social media.Even "experienced" mooc/ers need all the help "navigating chaos" that they can get. There are blog posts, videos, guides ~ standbys and newer editions ~ posted with each new mooc (not so much with xmoocs, but that's a whole 'nother .......
By VanessaVaile () on January 23, 2013. [Reply]
Title: To nascar60
Preview: The grain sampling and brain development are separate! I dug around on the website a little bit and found that the link is bringing us to an incorrect page.When you click on the link, look at the menu to the left; click on "Kids and Family". Then scroll down and click the button "2" to get to the second page. Three links down is "Bright Beginnings#4: Brain Development in Young Children".:)...
By wildmntnhoney (Jess) on January 23, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Some questions from a new student
Preview: Hello everyone! I've been focusing more on getting comfortable with my own end of things (creating my blog, posting my RSS feed, reading through some of the Weeks 1 and 2 materials) and now I would like to jump in and start reading.My first question is: What is the difference between a discussion and a blog, content-wise?Second: I don't see my blog listed in the class blog posts; did I .......
By wildmntnhoney (Jess) on January 23, 2013. [Reply]

New Comments

These are individual comments posted today to the discussion threads (for new discussion threads, see the list above).

Title: Re: MOOC tips
Preview: My Twitter skills can use a boost.  I'm learning a bit, but still only dabbling.I'm planning to join the twitter chat on etmooc tonight (23 Jan) - my first time in one of these.7:00 PM Eastern or follow this worldClock link to find it in your local time zone.It's simple.  Search the hashtag #etmchat and follow the conversation. When you decide to post something, remember ....
By wayupnorth (Jim Stauffer) on January 23, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Re: Digital Storytelling: Let the Wild Rumpus Start
Preview: It's an awesome book, isn't it? That's the curious thing to me about making movies out of books, especially books with so many "empty" fields rich for the planting. We get to see where someone else's brain goes with the story.I've loved this book since childhood, and now I read it to my children. I love the way it takes a little boy's deep, primal feelings to create ....
By wildmntnhoney (Jess) on January 23, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Adding blog feeds for gRSShopper harvesting
Preview: Adding the blog feed url for gRSShopper syndication can be tricky.  Some of you have done this successfully and I am sure the rest would love some tips.  The Facebook group cmc11 has some tips from veterans of MOOCdom ... perhaps y'all might start a discussion here to suss out the means and methods.  My suggestion is to use Blogger, as it is the easiest to start with.  You can always add ....
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 23, 2013. [Reply]

New Twitter Posts

If you use the CMC11 tag on Twitter, your Twitter posts will be collected and listed here (note that harvesting only started Friday morning).