Nov 26

Week 3 – Reasserting the Human #edcmooc

Week three of EDCMOOC was all about “Reasserting the Human”. 

The films, as ever, were thought provoking, particularly one that showed a man designing a world from scratch in just an hour. When time ran out, the world ‘came to life’ and a woman started to explore it, watched lovingly by the man – but without any contact between them. Continue reading

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Nov 19

Holiday time #edcmooc

I was away on holiday last week, which is relevant for two reasons. Firstly, it explains why I’m late posting any comment on the Week 2 material. Secondly, for big chunks of the week, I had no internet connection. Continue reading

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Nov 09

Utopias and Dystopias #edcmooc

In week one of the EDC MOOC, we’ve been given four short films to watch, under the theme Utopias and Dystopias. 

I’m not going to go into the films in depth as I imagine that pretty much anyone who finds their way to my blog is going to have come from the MOOC, but they were pretty deep and overall pretty dystopian. 

This was a real departure from the other MOOCs I’ve done so far – there was no ‘taught’ input as such, no video lectures, just the films and some readings. Continue reading

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Nov 09

New MOOC – E-learning and digital cultures #edcmooc

A few months ago, I took my first MOOC: Fundamentos de la escritura en español. I loved it and soon signed up for another: Social Psychology. And then for Learning to Teach Online, The Science of Happiness, Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence and most recently, for E-Learning and Digital Cultures (EDCMOOC). Continue reading

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