A touch of insommia has led to this development. There I was yesterday in a post mooc euphoric glow of satisfaction, chatting to #robhogg as to where we were and where does this all go now?
March 8th, second post, still struggling with navigating and editting in wordpress, finding it clunky and sticky as always. Hence my second post.
I have just finished the e-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC (#edcmooc) run by The University of Edinburg through Cousera. It was the sort of thing I usually avoid: outcomes only broadly specified; heavy reliance on process; liberal use of fluffy words like ‘engage’, ‘relationship’, ‘network’, ‘creative’.
Beste leraar, welkom in de 21e eeuw!
Kennismaken met een MOOC
Welcome to my final project of E-Learning and Digital Cultures MOOC. These ideas are the result of the past five weeks. The profound impact of technology on the future of learning and living will allow us endless possibilities to grow as a society as we end many of the ills that have plagued and divided us as a humanity. Continue reading
Week 4 is all about redefining the human. We are taken through a journey highlighting different perspectives on ‘being human’ in a digital age: the notion that ‘the human’ is a social category which is made, not a biological or philosophical matter-of-fact.
Let’s try this again. One of the learnings from last week’s venture into E-Learning and Digital Cultures MOOC was to be sure you save your blog post before changing a Twitter feed.
This week I have to get started on the digital artifact, so I’ll just write my answers to the suggested questions about the Fuller talk.
- Why does Professor Fuller say (almost as a joke) that education is ‘a dying art’? Continue reading
Hi to EDCMOOCers – I found this video on youtube related to education. It could make us think – but is the argument convincing? Continue reading
Learning by Experience & Play, by Jaron Lanier
This is a fascinating video, but be patient and watch it to the end – it´s well worth watching! Continue reading
This video has ideas about motivating children and preparing them for the future. I think it makes some interesting points regarding the role of teachers.
The nineteenth century was fascinated by glass and its allure and visual metaphor of the future seems to have resurrected once again. I cannot help thinking the internet has become a kind of Crystal Palace to showcase the potential of technology.
This week we were asked to create artifacts; being inspired by the MOOC ‘ELearning and Digital Cultures’. Here you go …….
Week 3 is all about being human and we can say that being human is associated with feelings and self-perceptions. One can ask themselves what it means to be human in digital cultures and how we establish connections with education? Firstly. Continue reading