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January 30, 2013


Preview: thanks to those who came and participated ... the recording has been uploaded for those who might be interested.Here is an interesting blog post from etmooc that many may find helpful ... is more about reflective thinking upon comments, articles, viewings ... than it is a straight regurgitation of what has been consumed.  We learn .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on January 28, 2013.
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.
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.

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: Change and Survival of the Fastest
By cyeager, Feed Name: CMC11
Preview: Facebook, Twitter, cloud computing, LinkedIn, 4G wireless, ultra-high-speed bandwidth, big data, Skype, system-on-a-chip (SOC) circuits, iPhones, iPods, iPads and cellphone apps ... nine years ago these were not on the scope of most of our personal horizons. We looked to the future with hope for a better life, a better world after a terrorist attack on the US. The perpetrators were relative ....
[Read More] Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:08:00 +0000 [Comment]
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:
[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]

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]

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 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]

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).

: #etmooc #cmc11 back arrow button on mouse is the bane of my blog commenting life #dratLostItAll note to self: compose only in notepad (2013-01-28T04:15:07Z)
: RT @Gordon_L Updated #CommentScraper #mooc output; #etmooc found buzzing w 316 comments from 71 posts #cmc11 #mmoooc13 (2013-01-27T22:22:33Z)
: Rise of the MOOCs | | @scoopit #cmc11 (2013-01-27T15:22:14Z)
: Eat, sleep, blog: Economics or how #OnlineEd & #MOOC/s are like air & RR tickets #WhitherU #cmc11 #etmooc @jhrees (2013-01-25T17:58:55Z)
: Education Trends in 2013: 4Cs – Communities, Content, Context and Curation | @scoopit via @AnaCristinaPrts #cmc11 (2013-01-24T17:11:49Z)
: Quora gets into the publishing business with new blogging platform | @scoopit via @Matt_Kiser #cmc11 (2013-01-24T17:11:18Z)