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September 16, 2013


Preview: Many of us are just starting our learning journey in a MOOC.  We are trying to figure out what is a PLN? what are we supposed to do? how do we follow what is happening?  And for these questions, the best reply is ... "just jump in and start playing around with what is here, in this MOOC".  Videos, readings, discussions, blog topics, Facebook posts, Tweets ... and more.  Do not try to do it .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on September 16, 2013.
Preview: If you are just starting with CMC11, a connectivist MOOC, you may feel lost, confused and maybe with a wee bit of stress ... not to worry ...this is normal at the start.  This is a different way of learning and all new things take some time with which to adapt. It will gradually sort itself out as you reach out to other participants ... some, who have been around for a while; and some, like you, .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on September 10, 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: Linear vs. Non- Linear
By smaxy, Feed Name: Creativity Is Important
Preview: Linear vs. Non- Linear Reflection: I absolutely loved reading the article "Can Creativity Be Taught?", written by August Turak. My boyfriend recently told me that "you can not always follow what society tells you to do in a step by step format. Sometimes you have to step outside the box". After hearing this, I thought to myself, "well what is wrong with following a step by step formula". ....
[Read More] Wed, 11 Sep 2013 04:19:00 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Internet Usage
By smaxy, Feed Name: Creativity Is Important
Preview: Reflection: Because so many people have access to the internet, it has completely changed our society. The internet has it's advantages such as the ability for people to learn more or the opportunity to emphasis the viewpoints on democracy. It also has it's disadvantages such as people watching porn or using the internet to track down others just to protect their own leaders. After ....
[Read More] Wed, 11 Sep 2013 04:11:00 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: Why is creativity important?
By smaxy, Feed Name: Creativity Is Important
Preview: Reflection: After reading the article entitled, "Creativity, Innovation and Arts Learning", I understood how important creativity is. As a student in junior high school and high school, I thought of my art and music classes as an escape from reading, writing, math, and science. At the time, it was like a mental getaway to help regroup myself to learn more of the boring subjects like calculus ....
[Read More] Wed, 11 Sep 2013 03:43:00 +0000 [Comment]

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Title: Why is creativity important?
Preview: Smaxy is a step ahead of most people, even those who have been in the work force for twenty, thirty, or more years. Knowing that learning stimulates creativity and visa-versa adds interest to a lifetime of learning. When I was in school thirty years ago I wish I would have realized that academics is more than simply trying to retain specific knowledge. When I returned to school four years ago .......
By Bonnie () on September 11, 2013. [Reply]

New Comments

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Title: Re: RSS Feed for Wordpress Blog
Preview: Please take a look at this :
By stephanie_maxy436 () on September 11, 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).