Twitterize Adult Learning | A MOOC-Ed Experience

The PL2C Blog

In the spring of 2014, a team from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation launched to first rendition of a Massive Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed), titled Coaching Digital Learning | Cultivating a Culture of Change (CDL). Twitter Data.

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MOOCs for Professional Development - #TCEA15

EdTechSandyK

Notes from MOOCs for Professional Development Presentation at TCEA 2015 Dr. Kay Abernathy, Lamar University [link] Lamar University sponsored the MOOC on Social Media Communication Tools for Educators which Dr. Abernathy facilitated. link] What is a MOOC?

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So I'm Taking a MOOC.

EdTechSandyK

Image Used With Permission Under a Creative Commons License Late last week I was innocently checking my Twitter feed, and I saw an announcement for a MOOC called Foundations of Virtual Instruction. I signed up for the verified certificate trial so I could evaluate the quality of the course and my likelihood of completing it (I''ve started a couple of MOOCs in the past and not made it through.) Have you had any experiences with MOOCs?

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Serendipitous Learning on Twitter

ProfHacker

For me, this is exactly what social media, especially Twitter, is all about. This happens on Twitter all the time. I look at my Twitter feed and find a group of people I follow using a hashtag I’ve never seen before. Some Things I Have Learned Serendipitously on Twitter….

Making Learning Meaningful with Badges and Missions

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today, we hosted the first Twitter chat of The Goal-Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning ( #EduGoalsMOOC ) free open online course with guest experts Dr. Will Deyamport ( @IamDrWill ) and Noah Geisel ( @SenorG ). Below is the archive of the Twitter chat with our participants and experts sharing tips and resources about student motivation with digital badges and missions. Take part in the Twitter chat easily on Participate ! Twitter Chat Archive.

Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

Educator Innovator

This online opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Twitter and other media sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students and will take place this summer from July 7 – August 17. To accomplish all of this, participants and facilitators will be working together as both learners and change agents in an open environment known as a Massive Open Online Collaboration (MOOC). MOOC Ends August 17.

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Classroom Management and Parent Engagement: 8 #EduGoalsMOOC Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today, the Goal-Minded Teacher ( #EduGoalsMOOC ) free open online course Twitter chat took place about the topics, Classroom Management and Parent Engagement. Below find a few resources shared and the archive of the Twitter chat. Twitter Chat Archive.

The #InnovatorsMindset MOOC Starting Soon! #IMMOOC

The Principal of Change

Thank you for signing up for “The Innovator’s Mindset” MOOC, happening over a six week period. The goal of the MOOC and the book is to not only give practical advice, but to also inspire and develop leadership. Create a Twitter account so you can participate.

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How to Introduce a Young Scholar to Twitter

ProfHacker

I’ve learned from years of trying that nobody “gets” Twitter when you talk to them about it, and that part of the power of it is in the capacity to make global connections to knowledgeable others. Here are some guidelines if you’re a Twitter fan and want to do the same.

The #InnovatorsMindset MOOC Starting February 27, 2017 #IMMOOC

The Principal of Change

We have also confirmed guests that will be joining us not only for a YouTube Live , but as well as a Twitter chat every Wednesday night at 9pm EST (6pm PST). . Twitter Chat. Share that you are joining to the #IMMOOC hashtag on Twitter and share this link for others to sign up.

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Effective Technology Integration: 15+ #EduGoalsMOOC Chat Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today, The Goal-Minded Teacher ( #EduGoalsMOOC ) free open online course Twitter chat took place about the topic, Effective Technology Integration. Below find over 15 resources shared and the archive of the Twitter chat. Join us for the next #EduGoalsMOOC ‘s Twitter chat where we will discuss Classroom Management and Parent Engagement with guest experts, @DrJoy , Assistant Principal, and Marisa Constantinides ( @Marisa_C ), owner and director of CELT Athens in Greece.

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with 'e's

Social media sites such as Twitter span huge distances to connect people around the world. Many of us regularly communicate with multiple Twitter and Facebook friends and acquaintances instantaneously even though they may be in another country.

Student Get to Know You Image Stickers Activity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Throughout the past 8 years, I have designed several online courses and MOOCs. I noticed this activity has become super popular in many online course; therefore, for The Goal-Minded Teacher MOOC ( #EduGoalsMOOC ), I decided to try another activity in case I had participants who had taken my previous courses. Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and other popular mobile apps make it super easy for users to add stickers and emojis to their images.

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Wednesday, September 26th, for a one-hour live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar on the "true history" of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with Dave Cormier, Alec Couros, Stephen Downes, Rita Kop, Inge de Waard, and Carol Yeager.

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9 Reasons You Should Join the Free Goal Minded Teacher Online Course!

Teacher Reboot Camp

We will share and meet regularly on our Facebook group, Twitter (#EduGoalsMOOC), and through weekly live events (expert panels on Google Hangouts). “The whole being of any teacher is within our hearts. Although education prepares us to teach, it is the love of learning that sustains us.”-

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 2 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

Here is my Unit 2 reflection for the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change. For example, I enjoy using Twitter for the educational Twitter chats. I even moderate a Twitter chat from educators in Hawaii, #edchatHI ! Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest. Digital edtech Learning mooc MOOC-Ed

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 5 Reflection

EdTechnocation.com

Unit 5 of the Coaching Digital Learning MOOC-Ed focused on Digital Citizenship. Websites like Youtube, and Social Networks like Facebook and Twitter can be used for learning, if used and taught appropriately. Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest. Coach Digital Learning mooc MOOC-Ed Here are my reflection question responses.

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Maker Party and Making Learning Connected mooc to Launch This Weekend

Educator Innovator

After a Department of Education kick-off at the Reimagining Education Conference and initial practitioner learning opportunities by partners Scratch, the Afterschool Alliance, and Mozilla Webmakers, the Summer of Making and Connecting kicks into even higher gear with the launch of Maker Party 2013 and the Making Learning Connected mooc on June 15. Educator Innovator Blog #connectedlearning #reimagineed creativity Making mooc online learning webmaking writing

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Friday 5 — 5.22.2015

Perry Hewitt

At the same time, Twitter is rolling out its own more robust search , with new features for logged-out users. My guess is that Twitter native search will cater more to live Twitter consumption of breaking news or events.

How a Parody Twitter Account Helps Decode the Hulking Educause Conference (And What to Expect This Year)

Edsurge

EDUCAUSE_HULK , the long-running parody Twitter character who captures the spirit of the event with simple pronouncements in all-caps. Blending with MOOCs: How Multiple Institutions Are Using MOOCs to Improve Residential Education with Adam Finkelstein (McGill University), Michael Goudzwaard (Dartmouth College), Diana Marian (Boston University) and Allison Dulin-Salisbury (EdSurge).

A Class You'll Be Excited To Take. #ETMOOC

The Web20Classroom

But I do enjoy learning and I am very interested in the ideas of MOOCs or Massively Open Online Courses and have been for a while. It is a MOOC with a focus on educational technology and media. A weekly Twitter chat on Thursdays will help expand our knowledge and sharing as well.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

Connected Educators: Power Up Your Pedagogy with ThingLink

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Today I''m excited to be participating in a MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course that is free. Today''s MOOC is part of Chris Long''s University of California Irvine''s course, Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom.

Teachers plan mooc on making and Connected Learning – sign up now

Educator Innovator

NWP teachers from across the country have come together to plan their own massive, open online collaboration—or, mooc—as part of the Summer of Making and Connecting. ” The mooc begins June 15; interested participants should sign up to receive more information. We expect that participants will be learning all over the web and will share using the Twitter hashtag #clmooc.”

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Write Out with Us this Summer: Place-Based Making with NWP/NPS

Educator Innovator

This open and online collaborative project—a riff off what is known as a connectivist MOOC, or Massive Open Online Collaboration—will be designed with multiple entryways for you to engage with historical and natural spaces. Connect with us via Twitter at #writeout. National Writing Project mooc professional developmentWriters reside inside internal landscapes. They traverse the contours of stories and poems, learning and understanding.

New learning environments

Learning with 'e's

Our final #EDENchat of 2015 focused on new learning environments, namely MOOCs, flipped classrooms and blended learning methods. Those who participated shared their experiences of MOOCs and flipped learning both as teachers and as learners.

Digital Writing Month: Striving for Inclusion in Open Online Learning

ProfHacker

I’ve been working for some time on ideas of inclusion & ( in)equality in open education, and of the possibility of a postcolonial MOOC (with Shyam Sharma ), and gathering ideas from others on how to envision a more inclusive, diverse and equitable open online learning experience.

Parabolic learning

Learning with 'e's

I started the session with the aim of encouraging the group to learn deeply and critically about a particular topic - MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). Their task would be to create a new wiki page, and begin to populate it with resources related to MOOCs.

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On Research – a #dLRN15 (and beyond) reflection

Improving Education Environments

The conference wrestled with this, both in discourse during the final session as well as on the Twitter backchannel. There is a lot of MOOC research at #elearnconf, which was shocking to me to be honest. Main #dlrn #elearnconf keynote MOOC psychology research solutionism

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The Future of Learning, via Museums #MCN2014

Improving Education Environments

Two of these three institutions have rune MOOCs through Coursera, and the third has been researching emerging models of online learning as well as partnered with Khan Academy to produce video content.

Our Fascination With (Not) Fixing Education

Improving Education Environments

Why does an article placing the failures of technology at the base of a unequal socioeconomic structure get a much greater deal of my Twitter feed’s attention than a political plan by a Presidential candidate offering free college education at any four-year institution?

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, Alec is a passionate advocate of openness in education and demonstrates this commitment through his open access publications, considerable digital presence and contributions, and highly successful MOOCs and open boundary courses.

Think Like an Urban Planner to Create Successful Online Learning Communities

Fractus Learning

This is your community as a whole (all 30 members in your PLC or all 3,000 participants in your MOOC). We used Twitter , Tumblr and an email newsletter to communicate across the entire community at the city-level. How To MOOC PLN

Online Learning Does Not Mean Sans Engagement

Fractus Learning

They want what they get on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other informal learning online communities, they want the face-to-face, human element. College Discussion MOOC

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

This year we continue with a high profile social media coverage, including a dedicated Twitter channel (follow @edenconference on Twitter and also the #EDEN15 hashtag) and liveblogging from the plenary sessions.