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January 27, 2013

Announcement:

Title: REMINDERS ...
Preview: for mental stimulation (food for thought) and blogging response opportunities: check daily tweets for links to fascinating materials as well as blogs, Discussions and FaceBook postings ... almost always something new and lots of tips and ideas to make more learning fun and interesting.Google + Hangout this evening, Sunday, at 19:00 (7pm) EST ... if you need an invite please send e mail to .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 27, 2013.
Title: Some links to get you immersed ...
Preview: in some new approaches to connectivist thinking and doing ...As I mentioned earlier, I am participating in a cMOOC,, @etmooc, and from time to time will pass on some bits of possible interest.  I am posting 2 links here today to illustrate another way to look at what we may know, and yet, never thought about the possibilities a global connection can offer.Feel free to check them out, or not ........
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 25, 2013.
Title: BLOG FEEDS and G + HANGOUTS
Preview: Have been analyzing blog feeds and not sure all have been entered properly.  If you have registered your blog, please do a test posting so I can harvest tomorrow and see what we might be missing.  Today's NewPost should include the blog postings harvested this afternoon.Thanks to Vanessa for keeping us on our toes and bringing all she can in from etmooc ... yes, Jim, I participated in .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 24, 2013.
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.

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: MOOC revolution
By Jon Bunch, Feed Name: Jon Bunch
Preview: I found an interesting article about how MOOCs (massive open online course) can help a wide variety of students on an International level. Countries such as Egypt have students that are not able to take college-level courses if it wasn't for professors willing to give of themselves to provide an education to those that truly need it in order to obtain a better life for themselves or their ....
[Read More] Sun, 27 Jan 2013 15:03:00 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Test post
By Cecc1, Feed Name: Colleen's Blog
Preview: This is my first posting on this blog - just checking to see that it registers okay for the course... #
[Read More] 2013-01-13T09:26:00.000-08:00 [Comment]
Post Title: MOOC Test Post
By Cecc1, Feed Name: Colleen's Blog
Preview: Testing to see if I've added the RSS Feed correctly #
[Read More] 2013-01-22T09:22:00.002-08:00 [Comment]
Post Title: CMC11
By escstudentfl, Feed Name: escstudentfl
Preview: Just attempting to get a hang of this course.. A bit
[Read More] Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:03:32 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Why MOOC? (a series)
By VanessaVaile, Feed Name: MOOC Madness
Preview: Extending the reach and scope of public education is one answer. Let’s do more of these. Got suggestions? via Stephen Downes, Let’s Make Some Art, Dammit: Homeschooling for Poor People. Full sized poster: http://t.co/
[Read More] Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:44:36 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: The Scam of Online Learning Platforms
By VanessaVaile, Feed Name: MOOC Madness
Preview: Reblogged from M.G. Piety: There's an interview in this morning's Inside Higher Education with Katie Blot, the president of Blackboard Education Services. Universities pay millions of dollars to Blackboard and similar companies for online learning services that are, in fact, available for free on the internet. Everything Blackboard Learn does can be done through a [...]
[Read More] Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:11:22 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Metaliteracy, Transliteracy, Transliteration, Transcription, Translation… What the Hell Are We Talkin’ About?
By wildmntnhoney, Feed Name: Can the Internet Produce Utopian Worlds?
Preview: Metaliteracy, while not having a consensual and definitive meaning, is widely understood as the ability to critically evaluate the tools, methods, and results of researching on the web. Transliteracy is a form of the dusty, archaic word transliteration (unless you study Linguistics, in which case you’re as insulted by that statement as I am with myself … Continue reading »
[Read More] Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:55:37 +0000 [Comment]
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: Metaliteracy, Transliteracy, Transliteration, Transcription, Translation... What the Hell Are We Talkin' About?
Preview: Thanks ~ I remember going through all this on the first round of cmc11... getting it sort or sorted out but then forgetting all over again, which probably says as much about me as it does for inherently unsticky nature of the terms. I show up regularly for Vance Steven's Multiliteracies and still have to remind and re-clarify annually.On the other hand, I can remember Information Literacy .......
By VanessaVaile () on January 25, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Ante Up
Preview: "messes about with my time management aspirations"... same here, an understatement even. I'd go for shoots them down in flames. Crash and burn. And thanks for the links...even what remains of my own TM is shrieking at me to ignore them......
By VanessaVaile () on January 24, 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: 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 initial response to this would be to decide on what to focus one's attention.  What interests me? Where can I upgrade my research skills ... and this includes reading newspapers and magazine articles as research.How can I use Scoop.it and Storyfi to collect the materials in a managable space for my perusal?Diigo is a great resource for storing reading and viewing for a later date ....
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 27, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Re: Metaliteracy
Preview: Testing discussion thread posts ...
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 26, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Re: MOOC tips
Preview: This test seems to have
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 26, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Re: MOOC tips
Preview: Testing reply function with ...
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 26, 2013. [Reply]
Title: Re: MOOC tips
Preview: "good but chaotic" seems an apt summary to me. I missed other #etmchat session but have done other twitter chats before and have to admit to mixed feelings about them. The remind me of old fashioned open text chat sessions. I used to facilitate open sessions for EFI StudyCom...anybody with a question about or wanting to practice English could just drop in. I used Twitter Chat but usually open ....
By VanessaVaile () on January 24, 2013. [Reply]
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).

: Eat, sleep, blog: Economics or how #OnlineEd & #MOOC/s are like air & RR tickets http://t.co/ehDNH7Lw #WhitherU #cmc11 #etmooc @jhrees (2013-01-25T17:58:55Z)
: Education Trends in 2013: 4Cs – Communities, Content, Context and Curation | @scoopit via @AnaCristinaPrts #cmc11 http://t.co/uSUNTRr8 (2013-01-24T17:11:49Z)
: Quora gets into the publishing business with new blogging platform | @scoopit via @Matt_Kiser #cmc11 http://t.co/OUOjvLH8 (2013-01-24T17:11:18Z)