Started Jun 3, 2011
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Verschoor Jan 14, 2011.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Vance Stevens Sep 14, 2010.
It's been over a year since Ning went over to its plan to change the Ning business model from a community driven free service to a money-driven paid one. Pearson tried to help by sponsoring educational Nings such as this one that wanted to continue as communities, but the stipulation was that it was at the lowest level, restricted to 150 members only.
This Ning has that many members and could easily have twice as many. Last year we went through the process of going through…Continue
Posted on July 11, 2011 at 6:30am — 6 Comments
As we have said from the start, this Multiliteracies course has been set out as a berry bush. What any participant does with it is not meant to proceed according to any predetermined conduit. It has been meant to emulate an open online course concept, where there is some cohesion in the syllabus, but where participants are encouraged to make their own cohesion in conjunction with others in their learning networks, each creating knowledge in constructivist fashion, and according to how much…Continue
Posted on February 11, 2011 at 2:51pm
Hi everyone, I'm back in Abu Dhabi.
Thanks Jen for taking care of the shop while I was away. I think Jen is off on a well deserved holiday now. Dennis has had to drop out as co-moderator. It's Nelba's and my turn to guide proceedings.
George Siemens once told us that his job in directing a MOOC, a massive online open course, was to provide cohesion and content. It is up to the participants to network and glean knowledge from that content.
Posted on January 30, 2011 at 4:03am — 6 Comments
Hi everyone, and good morning wherever you are waking up today,
Today we officially start the 2011 EVO sessions
(yaayyy, throw open the blinds! beautiful day!)
Throughout the EVOsphere participants will be writing introductions. YahooGroup lists like the Multilit one will experience a flurry of them. There are some nice ones here at this Ning already. It might be hard to read them all. Often participants recoil at the amount of email these generate.
Posted on January 10, 2011 at 11:00am — 7 Comments
For a hint of what is to come ...
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Hi everyone, this Ning is about to be co-opted for the next rendition of the TESOL PPOT 107 course on Multiliteracies for Social Networking…
Posted on September 3, 2010 at 10:00am