Monday, September 15, 2014

Pre Course #2

Precourse #2 of Connected Courses, in which Click, Link and Embed engage in the creative use of echo and audio....



World 2.0

Living in the Connected World, a bit of a counter-balance to the Clay Shirky piece.


Friday, September 12, 2014

Can't Do More Than One Thing At A Time

Clay Shirky says, "Close those laptops and put down the cellphone.'  Interesting piece on technology and the classroom, and why that Facebook post is more interesting than the learning activities you want to cover.


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Our Course Could Be Your Life




Or, what caused HR to tweet that he hasn't been as excited since the WELL.

And here's the link to ds106....

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Under the Hood

Howard Rheingold on using WordPress for online courses and open learning....

http://connectedcourses.tumblr.com/post/97092652075/under-the-hood-where-technology-pedagogy-and-power

Key sentence is at the end of HR's post....."Knowing web publishing doesn’t just confer a mighty learning power — it’s about the power to persuade, inform, and organize that is now available to more than a tiny elite, but only to those who are willing to experiment, tinker, and learn."

A Node in a Broad Network

Joi Ito, MIT Media Lab, on innovating by the seat of your pants.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/06/science/joichi-ito-innovating-by-the-seat-of-our-pants.html

Key phrase, 'I don’t think education is about centralized instruction anymore; rather, it is the process establishing oneself as a node in a broad network of distributed creativity.'

Gardner Campbell on a Sense of Wonder


The Path to Digital Citizenship - 

http://krustelkrammoocs.blogspot.com/2013/02/gardner-campbell-sense-of-wonder-how-to.html

"We are living in the middle of the largest increase in expressive capability 
in the history of the human race."
Clay Shirky