Twitter and the Personal Learning Network (PLN). If you are a connected educator, chances are that you have often seen these two terms used together and, perhaps like me, you have wondered what's th...
"...Offer story-prompting opportunities to direct someone down a different path instead of being stuck in a cycle of self-defeating thinking patterns.
Providing older peer mentors who have already gone through similar experiences is one way for students to examine their existing narratives and to redirect their thinking by listening to the experiences of others."
With the Chronicle of Higher Education’s recent story, “MOOC Mania,” even more people are talking about MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses – and a lot of this dialogue is happening right here on www.hastac.org. Check out the links below for insightful posts on MOOCs and how to use them to revolutionize teaching and learning.
Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) are the biggest trend affecting education right now. They've gotten the attention of VCs, Harvard, MIT, and students around the world. So what's the big deal and what does the future hold?