My dream is to help create a MOOC that will enable world wide Digital Literacy. I envision a map of learning activities for raising one’s digital literacy competencies. Learners could jump in at any time, anywhere on the map, and find guidance to master that particular skill set. The map would be dynamic, continually being improved and expanded, much like in wikipedia.
By ARTiFactor on March 13, 2017
Vialogues I was introduced to using Vialogues by Terry Elliot. Vialogues allow non-synchronous discussion about OER videos. Deploy Joi Ito modified his motto from “Deploy or Die” to simply “Deploy” upon the advice from Barack Obama. This Vialogue is from a Face Book Live broadcast he did with Seth Godin which was archived on You […]
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By ARTiFactor on January 16, 2017
How to thrive online Howard Rheingold’s book “Net Smart – How to thrive online” convinced me that the best way to learn is to join like-minded others that are co-creating knowledge in that area. 2012 Year of the MOOC MOOCs became especially popular in 2012. I joined one called OLDSMOOC – Learning Design for a […]
By ARTiFactor on June 29, 2015
Someone mentioned me!
By ARTiFactor on October 9, 2014
MOOC practice Learn by doing. I am presenting a slideshow Oct 10 for the Technology Literacy Collaborative in Minnesota (TLC-MN) The slideshow notes can be opened via the options settings. It starts at 11:30 am, Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-06:30). You can participate live using the WebX platform. To register for the online event ——————————————————- […]
By ARTiFactor on June 30, 2014
What is a meme? Participants during MAKE CYCLE #2 within the Making Learning Connected MOOC (#CLMOOC) were asked to learn about, make, share, and discuss memes. I learned about memes shortly after the term was coined in 1976 by Richard Dawkins as “the idea of a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation”. I consider “connected learning” and “learning by making” […]
By ARTiFactor on June 17, 2014
How to be a participant in CLMOOC To learn how to be participate in Making Learning Connected, otherwise known as CLMOOC, I recommend this Dave Cormier video, “Success in a MOOC“. CLMOOC is a community where people can learn how to do or be anything they want to. One of the goals for CLMOOC is to engage […]
By ARTiFactor on May 9, 2014
Teach the Web A worldwide collaboration to Teach the Web is happening this summer. Do not worry about joining late. These activities are designed for anyone, anywhere, and at any time, and in any order. Sign up to enroll and learn creative ways to teach web literacy, digital skills and open practices with fellow educators, technologists […]
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By ARTiFactor on January 28, 2014
Design for Learning How can I design a learning environment that will best enable learning? Make it real. Choose to do a project that you are personally passionate about, something that will make a difference(change the world). Make or do something. Create artifacts. Self-reflection. Record what your thought, did, would do differently, etc. Network. give/get feedback […]
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By ARTiFactor on January 15, 2014
One trait distinguishing us from most animals is our use of tools. Nova Spivack‘s new tool for visualizing social media trends live (Bottlenose) enables finding and visualizing connection around a topic easier. Check out some of these screen shots I snapped this morning. I am using the free version found at http://lite.bottlenose.com/.
By ARTiFactor on January 14, 2014
Dave Cormier’s open course – Rhizomatic Learning – The community is the curriculum – starts today, Tues 14th January. As I began to get oriented I saw a link to this post by Jenny Mackness. My first intent was to steal her post and paste it here. I discovered in the OLDSMOOC course last year […]