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Reflections on the e-Learning Ecologies MOOC

Well, that was the MOOC that was! According to the course convenors, Dr William Cope and Dr Mary Kalantzis, around 4000 participants signed up to become the second cohort on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign‘s e-Learning Ecologies MOOC on Coursera, which is quite modest compared to the University of Edinburgh‘s e-Learning and Digital Cultures MOOC (over […]

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Week 8: Personalisation – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 8 Question Make a post introducing a differentiated instruction concept. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has addressed […]

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Week 7: Mind Mapping – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 7 Question Make a post introducing a concept related to metacognition. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has […]

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Week 6: Communal Constructivism – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 6 Question Make a post introducing a collaborative intelligence concept. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has addressed […]

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Week 5: Learning Analytics – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 5 Question Make a post introducing a recursive feedback concept. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has addressed […]

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Week 4: Digital Literacy – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 4 Question Make a post introducing a multimodal meaning concept. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has addressed […]

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Week 3: Partners in Learning – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 3 Question Make a post introducing an active knowledge making concept. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has […]

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Week 2: Connectivism – Introducing the concept

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 2 Question Make a post introducing a ubiquitous learning concept. Define the concept and provide at least 1 example of the concept in practice. Be sure to add links or other references and images or other media to illustrate your point. If possible, select a concept that nobody has addressed […]

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Week 1: The Philosophy vs. The Application of Pedagogies

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC: Week 1 Question We don’t want to criticize didactic/mimetic pedagogy. It had its place in its time. It has done its job, sometimes appropriately, and in some circumstances it may still be appropriate. However, our focus in this learning module is on the affordances offered by e-learning environments for collaborative/reflexive learning. […]

The e-Learning Ecologies MOOC

Having promised myself that I would not do it whilst I am currently embarking on the EdD (Doctorate in Education), I have signed up to do another MOOC course through Coursera. The course, in question, is called “e-Learning Ecologies” and is being run by the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The […]