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CHFE12 Week 1 Readings
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
Some people are having problems accessing the CFHE12 MOOC materials. For your convenience, this weeks’ readings reposted from the Desire 2 Learn site: https://edfuture.desire2learn.com/d2l/home/6609 ………………………………. “In this opening week of CFHE12, we will consider the drivers of change in higher … Continue reading → Tue, 09 Oct 2012 04:10:27 +0000 [Comment]

Jim Groom Interview: Open Innovation from Inside the Institution
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
Just watched a great interview with Jim Groom over on the David Wiley led Edstartup MOOC. Jim Groom and the DTLT team at the University of Mary Washington has been doing some pretty incredible things. From a WordPress-based community blogs platform, … Continue reading → Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:25:46 +0000 [Comment]

Storify of “Beyond the MOOC Hyperbole” with Siva Vaidhyanathan
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
"Beyond MOOC Hyperbole: Why We Should Support MOOC Experimentation ... Critically and Carefully" with Siva Vaidhyanathan Webinar report: selections from the live-tweeting crowd. Continue reading → Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:57:36 +0000 [Comment]

Experimenting with Learning in a MOOC
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing Annual Conference – 2012 Politics and Communication NEGOTIATING MEANING IN OUR CLASSROOMS, OUR RESEARCH, AND OUR LIVES Abram and I are presenting: Experimenting with MOOCs: Network-based Communities of Practice Abram Anders Joe Moses … Continue reading → Fri, 09 Nov 2012 16:36:12 +0000 [Comment]

CCMOOC: Experimenting with MOOCs at GPACW
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
Presented at #GPACW12 with Joe Moses on the CCMOOC project. Anders, Abram and Joe Moses. “Experimenting with MOOCs: Network-based Communities of Practice.” Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing Conference. Minnesota State University, Mankato. Mankato MN. November 9, 2012. View … Continue reading → Fri, 09 Nov 2012 16:40:43 +0000 [Comment]

Students learn by creating a MOOC
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
Check out this interesting project led by Cathy Davidson from Hastac.org and Dan Ariely of “predictably irrational” fame. They will offer a course “Surprise Endings: Social Science and Literature” in which students will lead a public MOOC in parallel to … Continue reading → Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:17:19 +0000 [Comment]

“On the Use and Abuse of MOOCs” My #CFHE12 Post-Interview
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, January 10, 2013
Received a request from Stacy Herrick at the State University of New York Institute of Technology to fill out a survey about my participation in #CFHE12. I thought I’d share my responses with all of you. How many MOOCs have … Continue reading → Fri, 07 Dec 2012 01:28:32 +0000 [Comment]

Call for Collaborators (an open authored research project): MOOCs for Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, November 16, 2012
Join and contribute to our open authored research project with working title: “Critical Perspectives on the Value of MOOCs for Interdisciplinary Collaboration.” We are interested in a full range of collaboration from co-writing to comments, questions, references, suggestions, etc. We … Continue reading → Fri, 16 Nov 2012 06:00:14 +0000 [Comment]

Learning Analytics, Peer Review, and Pedagogy for Sustainable Ethical Communication
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, October 31, 2012
Apropos this week’s #CFHE12 theme of analytics, here is my recent presentation on learning analytics in support of ethical communication. Anders, Abram. “Learning Analytics, Peer Review, and Pedagogy for Sustainable Ethical Communication.” 77th Annual Association of Business Communication Convention. Honolulu, … Continue reading → Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:33:33 +0000 [Comment]

iSEAL: An example of technology facilitating alternative approaches to education
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, October 18, 2012
Picking up on Abram’s challenge to chime in with a response to this week’s materials and share examples of how we’re attempting to do some of this, here’s what’s happening at the University of Minnesota’s newest coordinate campus in Rochester… … Continue reading → Fri, 19 Oct 2012 02:38:51 +0000 [Comment]

My PLN/(PLE): Tools and Channels
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, October 9, 2012
Personal Learning Networks or (PLNs) are descriptive of the technical and social networks that learners develop in support of life long learning and personal development. In future posts, I hope to explore PLNs in relation to MOOCs, connectivism, and the … Continue reading → Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:33:39 +0000 [Comment]

Participating in a Mooc – the challenges
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, October 9, 2012
I have just read, with interest, the article by Kop (2011) that Abram has uploaded to the Mendeley group page.   I found myself identifying clearly with two of the challenges learners face when engaging in a Mooc learning experience. … Continue reading → Tue, 02 Oct 2012 20:48:12 +0000 [Comment]

Intro – debseed
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, October 9, 2012
I am a teacher in the further education sector in the UK which, I believe, faces the same challenges as HE.  I am particularly interested in developments in formal open learning and informal peer based networked learning for my students and … Continue reading → Sun, 30 Sep 2012 11:09:41 +0000 [Comment]

Experimenting with MOOCs
Cultivating Change Community, Cultivating Change Community » #CFHE12, October 9, 2012
Project Mission: To explore the unique potential offered by MOOCs, collaborative learning, and open source education for institutional and faculty development as well as for teaching and learning innovation. The media, blogosphere, and the halls of higher education themselves are … Continue reading → Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:20:05 +0000 [Comment]


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