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MOOC thoughts, long overdue

Time to get back to this long-neglected blog, with what else but a post about MOOCs. I was fortunate to be able to attend the Re:boot forum at UCLA in early January with the MOOCerstars and politicos, and should have … Continue reading

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Program for Online Teaching – Week 16: Our Students Online

Week 16: Our Students Online From our textbook, this week we had to read: Ko & Rossen, Chapter 10: Preparing Students for Online Learning. In these pages, various challenges are discussed such as problems that students typically encounter in an … Continue reading

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#POTCERT The Week in Review poll

Well, as we looked at polling tools last week how about we use one to figure out what times work for people next week. This one is PollEverywhere. The one embedded here is for the web, but the tool has very nice texting and twitter options. I have a Monday … Continue reading

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Week 14.2

So, I tried Eyejot. It was great! This week was overwhelming for me as I am not savvy with the new stuff, but I managed to get the Eyejot video going. All of this, coming from the high of having … Continue reading

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Week 15: Creating Class Elements Part 3: Screencasting and Multimedia

I created a Mind Map of my current online class using the mind mapping program, PersonalBrain. Below is a Jing Video of my mind map : Thank you for watching Unable to display content. Adobe Flash is required.   Coun_110_Mind_Map … Continue reading

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POT Cert Week 16: preparing for functionality and fun in online learning

This week’s reading in Ko and Rossen’s Teaching Online: A Practical Guide brings the POT Cert course to Chapter 10, which is entitled “Preparing Students for Online Learning”. Here, I think they might wisely add “and Preparing for Students in the Online Learning Environment”, as ascertaining student readiness seems like only half of the equation […]

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Week 14

So, I tried Eyejot. It was great! This week was overwhelming for me as I am not savvy with the new stuff, but I managed to get the Eyejot video going. All of this, coming from the high of having … Continue reading

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Week 14: Creating Class Elements Part 2: Audio and Video

This week, I learned an abundance of knowledge using Audio and Video. I uploaded a PowerPoint on Slideshare and recorded audio using Audacity. I downloaded the program “Lame” to convert my Audacity file to mp3 format. My creation of a … Continue reading

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Week 13: Annotated Images Using Flickr

Annotated Motivational Quotes Image I also included the link of my annotated picture because the annotations do not show up using html and Mbedr kept coming back with an error message. http://flic.kr/p/bogDFz  

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Week 12: Reference to Posts So Far…

It’s a wrap! Here are my posts for far… Week 1 : My Introduction Something I Shared Week 3: I took the beginner’s questionnaire and explored the POT’s Getting Started chart. I wrote about my teachings reflections, my pedagogical goals … Continue reading

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