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In Greymouth

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In Greymouth

Enjoying meeting a lot of new people and I am very hungry. THat is all for now

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OER and Samoa

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I was supposed to be in Samoa of this week to take a WikiEducator workshop. Unfortunately I was missing one vital piece of information: I need to have more than six months left on my passport to be able to go to board the plane. I only found out this when I arrived at the…

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DEANZ, Wellington

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Another not an FOC08 post.  But I did see Leigh last week (at the Beach in Dunedin) and  at the DEANZ conference in Wellington. I’d have liked to do another full on workshop here on the bounded community & community issues, but there was not time and I was too late to see about negotiating…

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Reflections from my first serious online event

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Reflections from my first serious online event

Today I got rid of 400 or so folders, organised a GIG of files and proceeded one more step along the road to having my files sorted, which at the moment are over 40 GIG, down from 100.  I discovered an old report I wrote on my first serious online workshop, written in week 2-3…

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My take on Communities

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I’m a little tired.  Two nights out with the kids, Music with Mark at Burnside High School (where we made over $90 in the 15 minute interval selling drink and chips) and Drama/dance with Anna.  I was so tired last night I probablyu could have fallen asleep.  And my wrists are playing up a little. …

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Some of the questions

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Wednesday’s post [I’m sorry to my three regular readers to divert a little into Facilitating Online Communities course comment] The questions – some of the big and some of the small Blogs or forums? Do I go back into facebook? From Peter: I have no experience with Diigo rooms,  and I don’t know how many…

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Facilitating online communities (week 1)

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The tasks for week one include: Post to your blog what you hope to get out of this course. Include any concerns or questions you may have. My expectations Here, I’m just a dabbler.  I enjoy meeting others online, and in fact find the stimulus of others in something like this is quite invigorating.  I…

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George and Stephen’s course

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George and Stephen’s course

This is a must.  From two individuals espousing the benefits of networked, connected “Free-range” learning, a thing they call a course. The course – Connectivism and Connective Knowledge – (the wiki is here) will be delivered fully online with a combination of synchronous and asynchronous interaction. Participants who have enrolled in the course will receive…

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Firefox 3: Download day

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Firefox 3: Download day

Tomorrow our time. 1.3 million and counting The only browser still to have things I am jealous of is Safari.

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Community Platforms

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Community Platforms

Just had an e-mail from some of my buddies at cpsquare announcing a January workshop on Community Platforms.  Great Idea.  I’ve been mulling around possible futures for Interact – maybe spin it off as a slightly narrowed aim (not have to worry about all the quiz, gradebook stuff, and concentrate on core business: learning community…

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