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What is a MOOC?

Si vous ne l'avez pas déjà vu, voici l'une des meilleurs présentation de ce que sont les MOOCs.
(En Anglais) 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eW3gMGqcZQc


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Dave Cormier giving an overview of what a cMOOC is and how people can own their learning by connecting and collaborating via online skills and NETWORKS - cMOOC are about creating a distributed knowledge base through participation and sharing - engaging with materials and engaging with other learners

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MOOC -  a new way of learning

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Personal Learning Networks: Knowledge Sharing as Democracy | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Personal Learning Networks: Knowledge Sharing as Democracy | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | XPLRPLN | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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LOTS of solid information in this article!

"It takes time and a level of humility to come to terms with the idea that knowledge is no longer contained solely “in [our] skulls, books, and libraries” and is instead constructed from knowledge distributed across networks and on the Web." - the re-entry to a networked view of the world!

Includes ideas of how to build a PLN using Twitter (by Dave Cormier, Alexander McAuley, George Siemens & Bonnie Stewart

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Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network - Edudemic

Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network - Edudemic | XPLRPLN | Scoop.it
How should you start your personal learning network? What are other teachers doing to learn from one another? Why isn't there a simple and easy-to-implement guide to building your very own PLN? Now there is ...
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Discusses PLNs as being places to;

1) set learning goals

2) manage learning: managing both content and process

3) communicate with others in the process of learning

 

"A PLN is a system for lifelong learning."

- also suggests connecting with conferences that you are interested in but cannot attend by following the conference hashtag!

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The Development Sherpa

The Development Sherpa | XPLRPLN | Scoop.it
I remember the first time my freshman counselor handed me a class schedule. My learning opportunities were neatly arranged in 55-minute periods. It was my responsibility to get to each on time and ...
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talks about the importance of setting goals in conjunction with building a PLN

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My Week of Connected Learning - Rhonda Jessen.com

My Week of Connected Learning - Rhonda Jessen.com | XPLRPLN | Scoop.it
I had a lot of great opportunities for connected learning this week. I was a teacher and a learner, connecting face to face and online with people who were sometimes a few cubicles away and sometimes halfway around the world.
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Rhonda summarizing her connected learning week - rich & full!

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The Clever Sheep: Seven Degrees of Connectedness

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Seven Degrees of PLN connectedness

1) Lurker

2) Novice

3) Insider

4) Colleague

5) Collaborator

6) Friend

7) Confidant

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Exploring Our Personal Learning Networks

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I think I found my new cMOOC hit. After Educational Technology MOOC #etmooc, I searched high and low for a connectivist MOOC that could give me the same 'highs' as I had experienced with this one. ...
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Helen talks about the process of initial goal setting that we went through as we began "Exploring Personal Learning Networks" facilitated by Jeff Merrell and Kimberley Scott. She shares her goals and discusses them. Great documenting. 

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Exploring Personal Learning Networks: O Week

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Earlier this week, the Exploring Personal Learning Networks open online seminar that I've enrolled in began. This will be my second MOOC experience and I’m looking forward to growing my PLN and str...
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"The thing about PLN’s is that some people might be aware they are part of your network and other my not even know. After all, you don’t send out a welcome pack and issue membership cards!"

"It was the links from one to another that have led to the growth of my PLN."

 in the comments from jeff Merrell - "Alison Seaman also continues to remind me that “networks are not neutral” – meaning there is still social power plays, etc. involved (among other messiness)."

  
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