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October 17, 2012

Participants' Blog Posts

This is a list of the blog posts mentioning the 'CFHE12' keyword or tag harvested from the list of blogs submitted by participants.

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CFHE12 webinar on competency-based programs
Scholz, Lifelong Learner » CFHE12
I’ve posted my notes from today’s #CFHE12 webinar to DropBox. The speakers’ programs were featured in Inside Higher Education a couple of weeks ago. College for America @SNHU: Walking the talk, Yvonne Simon, Southern New Hampshire University NAU: Personalized Learning, Fred Hurst, Northern Arizona University These presentations kind of blew my mind, frankly. I remember when Trinity [...] [Link] Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:15:43 +0000 [Comment]

More of that prickly, uncomfortable stuff: being open to vulnerability and daring greatly
brainysmurf1234, Connecting the dots
One of the most significant books that I have made time to read this year is Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way we Live, Love, Parent and Lead by Brené Brown, Ph.D.  If you’re busy with other resources from #cfhe12,  #oped12, #fslt12, #ds106, #change11 or #cck12 and don't make time for the [...] [Link] Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:08:00 +0000 [Comment]

Summary of social monitoring tools and recipes I use at JISC CETIS
Martin Hawksey, JISC CETIS MASHe
Tools and recipes I use for monitoring and reporting impact. All of the tools use Google Spreadsheets/Apps Script which is free for anyone to use with a Google account, and all the recipes use free tools (the exception being owning a copy of Excel). [Link] Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:37:09 +0000 [Comment]

In the antechamber of hope: Higher and distance education and (un)employment (#CFHE12)
opendistanceteachingandlearning, opendistanceteachingandlearning
There are different reasons why people hope. Many people believe that there is a reason why things happen, or that things will work out fine. This group most probably overlaps with another group who believes that the future will be … Continue reading → [Link] Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:22:37 +0000 [Comment]

Course Design – from Raising Barns to Erecting Skyscrapers
Jason Green, þoht-hord
The two articles that resonated with me this week were Carol Twigg’s description of online learning models and the description of blended learning class guides at Penn State.  Their message? We can’t design courses the way we used to. Amaral … Continue reading → [Link] Wed, 17 Oct 2012 05:08:26 +0000 [Comment]

Twitter Posts

If you use the 'CFHE12' tag on Twitter, your Twitter posts will be collected and listed here.

@center4EduPunx tweeted: Cog Dis & Inevitable Betrayal Guilds, Consigliere for GamesMOOC, SIG VE; Sig Admin, Lurker 4 #CFHE12 http://t.co/shoSGN6X #gamemooc 2012-10-18T01:08:50Z

@kzenovka tweeted: And for the Horde! Inevitable Betrayal, also been lurking at #CFHE12 MOOC, and going to Educause in a few weeks. #gamemooc 2012-10-18T01:07:03Z

@BarnetteAndrew tweeted: States such as ID, MI, AL, and FL require high school students to take at least one online course to graduate. #CFHE12 2012-10-18T00:45:05Z

@BarnetteAndrew tweeted: Hybrid, HyFlex, or blended: combining F2F coursework with online looks like, if carefully designed, a driver of HigherEd change #CFHE12 2012-10-18T00:35:31Z

@scholz tweeted: Relating #CFHE12 webinar on competency-based programs to my own institution http://t.co/O4mWB6Pi 2012-10-17T22:17:57Z

@barrydahl tweeted: China plans to increase from current 8M HE students to 200M by 2020 & students will be judged more on merit/skills than Party. #CFHE12 #SCUP 2012-10-17T21:22:33Z

@barrydahl tweeted: China MOE indicated that university programs will be downsized/eliminated if < 60% of graduates fail to find work within 2 yrs #CFHE12 #SCUP 2012-10-17T21:18:43Z

@barrydahl tweeted: Denmark has reduced its number of universities and research institutions from 25 to 11 since 2007. #CFHE12 #SCUP Trends in Higher Education 2012-10-17T21:16:08Z

@barrydahl tweeted: Ability to recruit faculty members, particularly those with private sector employment options, will continue to erode. #SCUP #CFHE12 2012-10-17T21:10:21Z

@barrydahl tweeted: Executives have grown more pessimistic about their nations’ economies, although not about the future of their own companies. #SCUP #CFHE12 2012-10-17T21:08:37Z

@wittsalley tweeted: RT @barrydahl: RT @barrydahl: Denmark has reduced its number of universities and research institutions from 25 to 11 since 2007. #CFHE12 #SCUP Trends i ... 2012-10-17T21:59:16Z

@lmockford tweeted: Thanks @pgsimoes! This fits nicely with BC's decision to offer open online texts for HE. #cfhe12 http://t.co/Y2saBPnC 2012-10-17T21:42:05Z

@AJCann tweeted: University of Phoenix closing 115 locations in 30 states | The Detroit News | http://t.co/f4tuG4Ke - http://t.co/l0ZVCyxk #cfhe12 2012-10-17T20:50:08Z

@barrydahl tweeted: SCUP shares their most recent "Trends in Higher Education" doc w/ #CFHE12. Go to Content > Higher Ed Around the World. https://t.co/Y8f0u5yX 2012-10-17T20:37:48Z

@sewsueme tweeted: RT @gsiemens Call for papers: Merlot's JOLT: http://t.co/oEWhBTD5 (pdf) (pdf). Topic: MOOCs #cfhe12 #opened12 2012-10-17T18:57:54Z

@bdean1000 tweeted: @MajaPivec #CFHE12 - Is frustration a necessary part of deep learning? Yes, but I argue for frustration with hope and without despair. 2012-10-17T18:29:44Z

@ransomtech tweeted: If we are democratizing education, are we democratizing assessment? When 100,000 stdnts write papers, who provides feedback? #mooc #cfhe12 2012-10-17T17:34:22Z

@ashakinney tweeted: "netflix" competency-based model at northern arizona u- pay by the term, go as far as you want during that time http://t.co/0AMyHhBl #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:31:59Z

@ajsmiddleton tweeted: Prior learning assessment and flexible education pedagogies at NAU #cfhe12 2012-10-17T17:26:22Z

@bdean1000 tweeted: The differentiation of instruction is so powerful, and self-paced learning affords one the ability to differentiate by time. #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:14:03Z

@ashakinney tweeted: College for America at SHNU- competencies instead of classes, coaches instead of teachers. http://t.co/rjmOUeJ8 #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:12:58Z

@barrydahl tweeted: Fred Hurst from NAU talking about personalized learning for next 15 minutes at http://t.co/1c5vHSYu #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:12:26Z

@bdean1000 tweeted: Learning more about personalized and competency-based learning in #CFHE12 http://t.co/rG95F14h 2012-10-17T18:22:35Z

@sewsueme tweeted: RT @BarnetteAndrew: RT @BarnetteAndrew: #CFHE12 The problem with 'learning' in MOOCs is the M. The discussion boards provide an overwhelming amount of user ... 2012-10-17T18:19:53Z

@AJCann tweeted: @ransomtech Coursera peer assessment model http://t.co/xY9xaMes #cfhe12 2012-10-17T17:45:53Z

@barrydahl tweeted: College for America program at SNHU is an "on ramp for students who haven't been able to figure out college." #CFHE12 2012-10-17T16:55:58Z

@barrydahl tweeted: Yvonne Simon of SNHU is juts starting #CFHE12 http://t.co/1c5vHSYu 2012-10-17T16:54:29Z

@umdatalib tweeted: RT @barrydahl: #CFHE12 webinar w/ Yvonne Simon and Fred Hurst had to switch webinar provider. Access it here: http://t.co/tXWvHrzL 2012-10-17T16:53:47Z

@scilibchica tweeted: RT @barrydahl: RT @barrydahl: SNHU is moving from high-cost content to low-cost or free content. Not seat-time based, competency-based. #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:01:24Z

@barrydahl tweeted: SNHU Competency Framework builds on Lumina Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP). Rubrics are binary. "Yes or Not Yet" for competency. #CFHE12 2012-10-17T16:59:07Z

@bdean1000 tweeted: SNHU rubric has a yes and a non-yes #CFHE12 2012-10-17T16:59:00Z

@barrydahl tweeted: SNHU is moving from high-cost content to low-cost or free content. Not seat-time based, competency-based. #CFHE12 2012-10-17T16:57:00Z

@barrydahl tweeted: SNHU Coach, SNHU Reviewer (Grader), Peers, Mentors - Independent evaluator of student work (avoids conflict of interest of grading?) #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:03:33Z

@ezrasf tweeted: Transitioned a lunch conversation with coworkers from Innovator's Dilemma to #cfhe12. 2012-10-17T17:02:42Z

@MajaPivec tweeted: Yvonne Simon in #CFHE12: Frustration is often necessary part of deep learning - we should plan and allow for it. 2012-10-17T17:02:30Z

@barrydahl tweeted: Wendy Drexler's Networked Student video http://t.co/OaiqkzPk #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:02:12Z

@barrydahl tweeted: "Let data inform, not lead." "Think about the whole system - leverage technology to move beyond an "island of excellence." #CFHE12 Y. Simon 2012-10-17T17:08:35Z

@bdean1000 tweeted: @barrydahl Or with the new, I'm a fan of "promising practices", especially given the fact that learning is dynamic and contextual. #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:08:26Z

@barrydahl tweeted: There's that "best practices" term again. How about Effective Practices? Especially when you're doing something very different. #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:06:35Z

@bdean1000 tweeted: SNHU keeps the spirit of higher ed mentoring alive in courses, but by unbundling the role of the instructor #CFHE12 2012-10-17T17:04:35Z

@judycchan tweeted: As a slow learner, I finally made my first 'contribution' to my other MOOCs #cfhe12 https://t.co/aju0zYss 2012-10-17T15:47:23Z

@ifrank tweeted: At UCF, information fluency is a major initiative. http://t.co/QKoz8E2R Can that be inserted into xMOOCs? #CFHE12 #tltgSMOOCHERS #mooc 2012-10-17T15:23:20Z

@nosnilwar tweeted: RT @mikecogh: @nosnilwar OK. I get it! #CFHE12 demands a lot of independent learning skills. 2012-10-17T14:43:03Z

@mikecogh tweeted: @nosnilwar OK. I get it! #CFHE12 demands a lot of independent learning skills. 2012-10-17T14:28:09Z

@NewFacMajority tweeted: Got beefs w/ 2day's #highered? The @Chronicle invites you to invent your own version from scratch #CFHE12... http://t.co/HulBiSKu 2012-10-17T14:28:01Z

@VanessaVaile tweeted: Got beefs w/ 2day's #highered? The @Chronicle invites you to invent your own version from scratch #CFHE12... http://t.co/tfS6l3iO 2012-10-17T13:58:42Z

@FrankOUNL tweeted: Like!! "@14prinsp: In the antechamber of hope: Higher and distance education and (un)employment (#CFHE12) http://t.co/GEz2e1r1" 2012-10-17T13:51:57Z

@vrobin1000 tweeted: Really interested in what's going on under #cfhe12 - wish I had more time to explore. Is anyone proposing a panel on access/gap @ #thatcamp 2012-10-17T13:44:11Z

@saadat_m tweeted: U. of Texas aims to use MOOCs to reduce costs, increase completion | Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/YbM1g2Pp #CFHE12 #oped2012 #MOOC #edtech 2012-10-17T13:06:04Z

@JulianaR71 tweeted: @gsiemens thank you. I had started to think that #cfhe12 was too US centered. 2012-10-17T13:05:13Z

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