Category Archives: Learning

The MOOC

The MOOC is slipping away. … There is nothing wrong with it. But it is being superseded by a course for which money had to be paid, and it is being superseded by my work life. True, I’m doing this … Continue reading

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Facilitating Synchronous Learning Online

We were asked to post our aha experiences today in our online course on facilitating synchronous learning online course! I talked about Knowing Technology, Enabling, Engaging, Mindset, and Multi-Tasking. Learning can be frustrating and hard. Students must have motivation to … Continue reading

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Some Generalities, Whitman, and his MOOC

Some Generalities: This weekend I spent some time looking at the book recommendations that Elisa New made on our course syllabus. I like the fact that she reminded us of these books and their titles in her weekly post to … Continue reading

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In the MOOCesphere

Right now in the MOOCesphere things are fairly quiet. Time is ticking by while we wait for January 15. My sister received an email with 200 more MOOC offerings and found three she likes. All in the humanities. (I missed … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Teaching and Learning on a Tuesday Morning

What has become ever clearer to me is that we need to think of teaching more in terms of student learning than in terms of professors’/educators’ teaching. One can teach and teach, but do the students learn? Important questions we … Continue reading

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