Category Archives: cMOOCs

Why do I have my own blog?

This week I am co-facilitating Take 5: Blogs so I am thinking about my own blog. Does it match the definitions in day one? Why do I keep it? What purposes does it serve? Continue reading

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Curating: finding, selecting, sorting, reading, sharing & saving digital ‘stuff’ #BYOD4L

My understanding and practice of digital curation may not match dictionary definitions of curating, but I think ‘curating’ is the best way to describe the finding, reading and passing on (or stashing) of interesting digital content. In this post for … Continue reading

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Teams and Tour Guides – learning technologists’ roles and my #ocTEL questions

In week one I was fortunate to attend the Changing the Learning Landscape event on Digital Literacies at LSE. It was a really useful event, both for the content of the presentations and the networking opportunities it provided. Unfortunately it … Continue reading

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Beginning ocTEL: Big and little questions

The open course on Technology Enhanced Learning (#octel) from ALT (the Association for Learning Technology) began its second run yesterday and I have signed up. For the next few weeks then, this blog will record my participation, learning and reflections as … Continue reading

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The importance of authenticity and commitment

This is my last reflective post for the ‘How to Teach Online’ MOOC (or TOMOOC to its many friends). You might not know it from my abysmal level of participation but I have valued being part of this cMOOC and … Continue reading

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Building rapport – when online can help face-to-face.

This week I’ve been thinking about building rapport in the context of blended learning where the learning technology (a VLE) plays a supporting role to a predominantly classroom based course. In hybrid learning the role of the VLE is often … Continue reading

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Am I a hybrid teacher?

What did I do this week? I was on holiday for most of this week so I didn’t do as much MOOC study as I could have. Notice I didn’t say should have. I try to remember that the relationships between … Continue reading

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