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About Learning2gether

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Subscribe in a reader QUICK LINK to our NEXT EVENT: Learning2gether events are part of a participant-driven professional development series planned as a part of the ongoing (since 1998) Webheads in...
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This is the current definitive posting giving information about Learning2gether background, current events, and archives.  For the most current event, browse to http://tinyurl.com/learning2gether ;

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Learning2gether with John Hibbs and Jeff Lebow - Connecting participants via POTS, smart phones, and mobile devices

Learning2gether with John Hibbs and Jeff Lebow - Connecting participants via POTS, smart phones, and mobile devices | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3:  Aug 10 John Hibbs and Jeff Lebow - connecting participants via POTS, smart phones, and mobile devicesWe billed this event as follows: Three long-time friends get together to swap war...
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This was a provocative session with good natured repartee from participants. John had instigated the discussion by challenging Jeff Lebow to patch him into HoA via phone. "Jeff was marvelous to behold on the yet-to-be broadcast Hangout as he started thinking and muttering through what he would need to do to have us all join him in Skype, and how he would patch that in through the HoA." Unfortunately that's not on the recording, but what ensued is archived here.

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Hangout with Filip and Marijana Smolčec on the EU LLP Comenius project and learning through Minecraft

On Sunday June 29 Learning2gether were in Hangout with Marijana Smolčec and her son Filip on the EU LLP Comenius project and learning through Minecraft Marijana Smolčec met with us in...

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This is a recording of the #learning2gether Hangout with Filip and Marijana Smolčec on the EU LLP Comenius project and learning through Minecraft, with YouTube embed and mp3 audio for download. The chat starts with 10-year old Filip Smolčec explaining how he came to excel in English by playing and collaborating with others in Minecraft

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Hangout with Alexander Hayes - Google Glass in Education

Hangout with Alexander Hayes - Google Glass in Education | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3 Sun May 18 1100 GMT - Hangout with Alexander Hayes - Google Glass in Education Alexander Hayes has been associated with a number of cutting edge education projects over the years, incl...
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Archives of our recent chat with Alexander Hayes are now online including YouTube recording of the Hangout, downloadable mp3, show notes with links to follow, and insights on glass and wearable technologies and their impacts on education and  society. Hope you enjoy this one.

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Vance Stevens and Jim Buckingham - MultiMOOC and Rhizo14: What was that all about?

Vance Stevens and Jim Buckingham - MultiMOOC and Rhizo14: What was that all about? | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3 here: For 5 weeks in January-February 2014 Vance Stevens, Jim Buckingham, and Ali Bostancioglu co-moderated an EVO (Electronic Village Online) session on Multiliteracies with focus on ...
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The archive of this Moodle MOOC 3 event has YouTube video embed and mp3 audio for WizIQ session of Jim Buckingham and Vance Stevens reflecting on their recent EVO session MultiMOOC. Vance talked about what he learned about superstar teachers, and Jim discussed his latest moves on preparing badges for the session. Vance's part of it resulted in an article for TESL-EJ http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume17/ej68/ej68int/

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Vance Stevens: Chaos in Learning and its Resolution through Networking

Vance Stevens: Chaos in Learning and its Resolution through Networking | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download Audio mp3:  Thanks to Benjamin Stewart for providing the audio file Sun Jan 26 - MultiMOOC and YLTSIG EVO sessions joint event Presented as an Electronic Village Online event for Week 2 (D...
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Presented as an Electronic Village Online event for Week 2 (Declaration) in MultiMOOC EVO session as well as a Teaching English to Young Learners and Teenagers YLTSIG EVO event, this talk explores the role of chaos in the learning process and discusses how the MOOC framework is potentially suited to helping learners achieve deeper learning through connectivist means of resolving that chaos. This post links to the Adobe Connect recording and provides a downloadable mp3 version.

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Presented as an Electronic Village Online event for Week 2 (Declaration) in MultiMOOC EVO session as well as a Teaching English to Young Learners and Teenagers YLTSIG EVO event, this talk explores the role of chaos in the learning process and discusses how the MOOC framework is potentially suited to helping learners achieve deeper learning through connectivist means of resolving that chaos. This post links to the Adobe Connect recording and provides a downloadable mp3 version.

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Klaus Michelsen - Social business and blended learning in cash-strapped Lima public schools? Panacea or deadly combination?

Klaus Michelsen - Social business and blended learning in cash-strapped Lima public schools? Panacea or deadly combination? | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: On Wed Dec 18 Learning2gether hosted Klaus Michelsen on the topic of Social business and blended learning in cash-strapped Lima public schools? Panacea or deadly combination? This web...
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Klaus Michelsen's topic on Social business and blended learning in cash-strapped Lima public schools? Panacea or deadly combination? is quite interesting. Social Business is business that is not run for profit maximization but to solve a social problem. The model is guided by the ideas of Bangladeshi micro-financier Muhammed Yunnis, and I would say is commensurate as well with those of Chilean "barefoot economist" Manfred Max-Neef. These were discussed in the context of Klaus's research results on attitudes of teachers he trained for blended learning in "cash-strapped" Lima public schools.

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Vance Stevens introduces teachers in Al Ain UAE to Bb Collaborate

Vance Stevens introduces teachers in Al Ain UAE to Bb Collaborate | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3 On Thu Dec 5 Vance Stevens introduced teachers at his workplace in Al Ain, UAE, to Blackboard Collaborate Blackboard Collaborate, formerly known as Elluminate, holds many possibilities...
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This midweek Learning2gether recording was made to show teachers where I work how to use Bb Collaborate / Elluminate, and to document the training for them.  It is scooped in case it might be of use to others, though there must be no end of more efficiently directed training materals on BbC. There was a follow-on workshop with Delin Xiao archived here: http://learning2gether.net/2013/12/11/contacting-delin-and-her-students-at-taiwan-air-force-academy-in-bbc-elluminate/

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Learning2gether with Andy Kropa - Towards a technologically assisted human memory system

Learning2gether with Andy Kropa - Towards a technologically assisted human memory system | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
On Sun Nov 24 Andy Kropa discussed his work applying Google Glass technology toward assisting human memory system Download mp3: Who and What? Alexander Hayes has been working to organize an event w...
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Andy Kropa has become impassioned with technology assisted human memory systems due to his parents’ problems with Alzheimer’s. His session brought us many insights into applications of Google Glass and wearable tech.

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Kalyan Chattopadhyay on Language teachers’ use of social networking technologies in India and Nellie Deutsch on WizIQ

Kalyan Chattopadhyay on Language teachers’ use of social networking technologies in India and Nellie Deutsch on WizIQ | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Kalyan Chattopadhyay on Language teachers’ use of social networking technologies in India The audio degradation in this session was caused by a microphone fault.  Kalyan and Vance took time afterwa...
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Nov 10, 2013 - Poor audio quality will have us re-schedule Kalyan's return at a later date, but we offer here artifacts of his and other events for the week ending Nov 10, 2013

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EVO moderator training Week 1 wrapup: Exploring Bb Collaborate / Elluminate

EVO moderator training Week 1 wrapup: Exploring Bb Collaborate / Elluminate | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: SUNDAY Oct 27 - EVO moderator training Week 1 wrapup and prequel to Week 2 Recording: Where: BbC Elluminate thanks to  What This is the synchronous session linked to from here:  Who: ...
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Oct 27, 2013 - Here we Scoop EVO moderator training week 1 wrapup where we turn Blackboard Collaborate / Elluminate into a sandbox, and provide artifacts of other events taking place the week culminating in Sunday Oct 27

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Vance Stevens representing Learning2gether at RSCON4: From teacher networked learning to transformation in your classroom

Vance Stevens representing Learning2gether at RSCON4: From teacher networked learning to transformation in your classroom | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: SUNDAY Oct 13 1400 GMT - Learning2gether with Vance Stevens at RSCON4 From teacher networked learning to transformation in your classroom SESSION Recording:  From teacher networked le...
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Oct 13, 2013 - This post has links associated with Vance's RSCON4 presentation, including links to the PPT on Slideshare, Bb/Collaborate recording and mp3 rendition from that, and a blog post where the entire presentation is articulated, and from there a link to where is it is further developed as a book chapter submitted to APACALL here:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/134VghXCMmsX5Dqm7JB3NVKd5UH1d5QrXSUPNQU8BOCk/edit?usp=sharing

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Jeff Lebow converges Hangout, Second Life, Elluminate, and WiZiQ for the EVO 2013 (Electronic Village Online) Mega-Launch

Elluminate (Bb Collaborate) recording , thanks to http://learningtimes.org   megalaunch.10-001.64K.mp3 Listen on Posterous Hangout recording   What was this about?
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This is an annual EVO event where moderators for the EVO sessions listed at http://evosessions.pbworks.com meet from noon GMT in Google Hangout to talk about their sessions and take questions from interested participants.  

 

Venue was to be decided, and turned out to be Google+ Hangout, Second LIfe, WiZiQ and Elluminate: http://learningtimesevents.org/webheads/, all skillfully juggled by master wizard behind the curtain Jeff Lebow.

 

Ten people at a time can be in a Hangout, but the event was streamed so that anyone could listen to the stream while it was being broadcast or later via the recording.  The stream bounced in and out of Google+ Hangout, Second LIfe, WiZiQ, and  Elluminate, where people met up to speak about their sessions and get help if they were having trouble with Google Hangout.

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Rita Zeinstejer - Maximize Collaboration and Sharing with Google+ and Hangouts

Rita Zeinstejer - Maximize Collaboration and Sharing with Google+ and Hangouts | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: On Sun Aug 24 we enjoyed Learning2gether with Rita Zeinstejer - Maximize Collaboration and Sharing with Google+ and Hangouts Rita Zeinstejer has been asked to prepare a presentation o...
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Rita Zeinstejer's presentation with Learning2gether on collaborating in education using a range of Google tools is now online with both mp3 and mp4 rendered from the Elluminate recording, which is also linked here. The mp3 and mp4 are embedded here and available for download, viewing on YouTube, or listening at your convenience through your browser plugin or on your mobile player. Enjoy :-)

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Catching our breath: Reflecting on RSCON5, iDTi MOOC, TTO MOOC, and MMVC14

Catching our breath: Reflecting on RSCON5, iDTi MOOC, TTO MOOC, and MMVC14 | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download MP3:  Sun Jul 20 1400 GMT Learning2gether reflects on summer of RSCON5, TTO MOOC, iTDi, and MMVC14 Many of us are anticipating summer holidays, some like me, Vance, are traveling and can't...
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This post documents a busy week in online learning and teacher training, beginning with the Bb/C recording and MP3 rendering of Learning2gether for July 20, plus an annotated list of links mentioned during the session. L2g that day reflected on #RSCON5, #iTDiMOOC, #MMVC14, and #TTOMOOC and this post goes on to document events in those sessions this past week with links to recordings where available, including an MP3 rendering of an embedded video on badges from the OBANZ community.

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Learning2gether with Malu Sciamarelli about Creative Writing and Language Learning

Learning2gether with Malu Sciamarelli about Creative Writing and Language Learning | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: On Sunday June 22 Learning2gether were fortunate to have Malu Sciamarelli talk to us about Creative Writing with Language Learners Recording Where? Blackboard Collaborate (Elluminate)...
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Malu Sciamarelli shared with us techniques for making paper hats and went on from there to show us what this has in common with re-thinking creative writing courses. At this link you can view the Bb Collaborate (Elluminate) recording or download the mp3, and hear what Malu suggests about inspiring and engaging L2 writers.

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Learning2gether from TESOL 2014 Portland March 25-29

Learning2gether from TESOL 2014 Portland March 25-29 | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Learning2gether traveled to Portland OregonMarch 25-29 2014 and took part in the live stream of portions of the annual international TESOL conference from there in conjunction with CALL-IS (CALL In...
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Thanks to Portland TESOL conference CALL-IS streaming coordinator Jack Watson the last of the mp3s (from the EVO Fairs, including mine on MultiMOOC, March 29, 2014) have now been archived here for easy listening on the web page or download and playback on an mp3 enabling device later. And of course you can always watch the videos from Bb Collaborate / Elluminate.

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Ali Bostancioglu on Technology Professional Development: Networking and Online Communities

Ali Bostancioglu on Technology Professional Development: Networking and Online Communities | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: On Sun Feb 2 Ali Bostancioglu presented on Technology Professional Development: Networking and Online Communities This was an Electronic Village Online event for Weeks 3-4 (Network-Cl...
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In this regular weekly Learning2gether event, Ali Bostangioglu presented at the start of Week 4 in EVO MultiMOOC on aspects of networks and communities online. This post contains the Hangout recording on YouTube, Ali's slides, and an mp3 recording available for download.

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In this regular weekly Learning2gether event, Ali Bostangioglu presented at the start of Week 4 in EVO MultiMOOC on aspects of networks and communities online. This post contains the Hangout recording on YouTube, Ali's slides, and an mp3 recording available for download.

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Learning2gether with Jim Buckingham on Badges - an EVO MultiMOOC session

Learning2gether with Jim Buckingham on Badges - an EVO MultiMOOC session | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Sun Jan 19 1400 GMT Jim Buckingham - Badges and MultiMOOC An Electronic Village Online event for Week 1 (Orientation) in MultiMOOC EVO session Where: Google+Hangout LiveStream View, listen, and cha...
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This provocative and well-attended live-streamed Hangout was the first in the series of EVO MultiMOOC sessions planned between now and Feb 16, 2014 at http://goodbyegutenberg.pbworks.com. In it, Jim Buckingham walked us through what are badges and why, and most importantly HOW a community might negotiate, create, and award them.

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Phil Hubbard on Digital content curation for CALL using TED Talk YouTube video

Phil Hubbard on Digital content curation for CALL using TED Talk YouTube video | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3: On Sunday Dec 8 Phil Hubbard spoke with us on Digital content curation for CALL using TED Talk videos on YouTube This post documents a great session with Phil Hubbard  where Phil expl...
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This post documents a great session with Phil Hubbard  where Phil explained his system for curating TED Talk videos according to their vocabulary and language load for the students. It was a very well attended event and generated a lot of discussion not only in the chats, which we captured (I found out you can copy from Hangout chat and paste it into Google Docs and of course it comes out with avatars and emoticons intact  but in the Google Group, where Claude Almansi entered an energetic discussion and even made a transcript to subtitle the video record in Amara.

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Maggie Sokolik and the College Writing 2.1x MOOC

Maggie Sokolik and the College Writing 2.1x MOOC | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
On Monday Dec 2 we were Learning2gether with Maggie Sokolik and the College Writing 2.1x MOOC About ... The U.S. Department of State and UC Berkeley are offering a 5-week writing course College Wri...
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Maggie Sokolik is facilitating a MOOC with 54,000 participants, 200 of whom said they would attend this Hangout. Almost 50 appeared in the Etherpad text chat, no telling how many in the stream. Could we really do interact in a Hangout designed for 10 for 'unlimited' participants as I had claimed in my TESL-EJ article http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume17/ej67/ej67int/? Somehow, we did :-)

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Learning2gether with GEC2013: 4th annual Global Education Conference

Learning2gether with GEC2013: 4th annual Global Education Conference | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Nov 18-23 Global Education Conference The 4th annual GEC conference was held online, around the clock, over the course of five days: November 18 - 23. It was free to attend, and first-time presente...
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Nov 19, 2013 - The big event this week was the 4th annual Global Education Conference, a marathon teach-in scheduled annually over 5 days by Steve Hargadon, Lucy Gray, and their team of volunteers.  There was much else on besides.  Hangout video and audio from Vance's presentation, as well as Bb/Collaborate recording and audio, and links to hundreds of other presentation recordings, can be found here as well.

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Learning2gether with EVO moderator training Week 2 Hangout on Air

Learning2gether with EVO moderator training Week 2 Hangout on Air | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download MP3: This was about how to conduct and manage a Google+ Hangout, for EVO moderators and others interested the technique Where - The session was conducted as a streamed Hangout YouTube reco...
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Nov 3, 2013 - Wonderful free-for-all experiment in chaos navigation simultaneously in spaces so multiple even the Hangout host didn't know where they all were, F.U.N.!

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Learning2gether with Hora Hedayati and Susan Marandi on impediments EFL teachers perceive in implementing CALL in EFL classes in Iran

Learning2gether with Hora Hedayati and Susan Marandi on impediments EFL teachers perceive in implementing CALL in EFL classes in Iran | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
There was quite a lot on this past week and today in the way of edtech chatter, as usual.  Today the event organized by Learning2gether was WorldCALL scholarship recipient Hora Hedayati and Susan M...
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Oct 20, 2013 -  Hora Hedayati reports on the presentation she co-presented with Susan Marandi at WorldCALL 2013 in Glasgow. The presentation focused on the impediments Iranian EFL teachers perceived in implementing CALL in their EFL classes.

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Learning2gether with Mike McKay, Professor Merryman and Cyprischat in Second Life

Learning2gether with Mike McKay, Professor Merryman and Cyprischat in Second Life | Learning2gether | Scoop.it
Download mp3 http://learning2getherdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/learning2gether-with-mike-mckay-professor-merryman-at-cyprischat-in-second-life.mp3 YouTube recording: http://www.youtube.com/w...
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 Sept 29, 2013 - A lovely conversation with Mike McKay tonight, talking about early days with Webheads, Fire Centaur, Kip Yellowjacket, English Village, and why more people don't make use of this creative space for language learning, and for that matter, why only 10% of Mike's students are drawn to the space, despite the contageous passion of the teacher ...

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