A Tale Of Two MOOCs #edcmooc

My romance with MOOCs started some months ago, when I stumbled upon a TED video featuring Daphne Koller, the co-founder of Coursera. Should you desire to know more details about this, you can click here to read about it. However, the point of today’s post is not to go into …

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Identity Crisis – Digital Native or Immigrant ? #edcmooc

I have always thought of myself as a digital native. Agreed, I wasn’t born to technology, but then technology evolved during my lifetime and I grasped it pretty quick. The transition was pretty natural. I grasped computers fairly early – I got my first desktop computer way back in 1998, …

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CTAs – The Visibility Factor #edcmooc

A few days ago, I had written about my views on the presence of the CTAs in the EDC MOOC and why I called them the essential human element of this course.  Subsequently, I noticed this post by Andy Mitchell, one of the CTAs, on the #EDCMOOC Group – Andy …

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CTAs – The Essential Human Element of #edcmooc

Okay. So the course is officially over, with assessments and evaluations submitted, and results awaited. But yet it’s far from over for me. There is so much to reflect upon, and so much to follow through, and so many of the course resources that I have yet to engage with. …

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Converting Powerpoint To Video

A post on the #EDCMOOC Facebook group had caught my attention this morning, whereby a member had asked a question concerning Powerpoint. More specifically, the question was about converting Powerpoint To Video, and what tools can be used for doing so. Since I have been using Powerpoint for several years, …

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Prisoners Of Our Own Self-Images – Avatar Days #edcmooc

A very long time ago – probably centuries ago, I had read something very profound in a book, that has stayed with me all these years. “We are all prisoners of our own self-images. We tend to behave in a manner that WE think people would expect us to behave.” …

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True Skin Makes My Skin Crawl #edcmooc

As I watched this piece of fiction, a realization dawned on me – transhumanism ! I had read about the concept briefly, but the true meaning sunk in when I watched this video. And it made my skin crawl. I went right back to Wikipedia where I had first read …

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