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Association for Learning Technology ALT Winter Online Conference

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I’ve been working with a great group of higher ed folks affiliated with the AAC&U Faculty Collaboratives project for the last several months. The collaboratives are state-level efforts to enlist faculty in the far-reaching and essential challenges of re-imagining role of liberal education at this time of transformation across the higher education landscape. In January … <a href="https://siriusreflections.org/uncategorized/virginia-faculty-collaborative-cmooc-countdown/">Continue reading <span>Virginia Faculty Collaborative cMOOC Countdown</span> <span>→</span></a>
 image from pxhere CC by I got up early (1 am in Oakland, California!) to participate in this year’s Association for Learning Technology Winter Online Conference.  I could only access one of the day’s Blackbo...
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California Sociological Association Annual Conference

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Laura-Gogia
Network Map of Nugan Hand Ltd private bank and connections by Mark Lombardi. I was recently in Sacramento, California, at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association. Two years ago I attended the meetin...
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Why Open Matters

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Happy 2017
A retired American scientific glassblower, I started on my career journey at a California community college after I graduated from high school. On a whim I signed up for a...
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My College Degree as a Digital Humanities Project

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I’m developing a new model for adult learners so they can avoid the experience I had while trying to improve my skills at a Community College. Combining Self-Directed Learning, Computational...
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In the Valley of Hearts’ Delight

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Virginia’s Faculty Collaboratives “Innovation Hub,” the site of an upcoming connectivist MOOC called “Open Learning,” is now open! (Makes sense, yes?) Please visit our Faculty Collaboratives/Open Learning hub to join up and explore the journey that awaits. You may wonder, “what’s Faculty Collaboratives?” I … <a href="http://www.gardnercampbell.net/blog1/?p=2638">Continue reading <span>→</span></a>
  I caught a ride to Stanford yesterday to discuss eportfolios with Dr. Helen Chen. We didn’t get a chance to talk at the recent Association for Authentic, Experiential and...
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Upcoming Hangout – #101OpenStories for #YearOfOpen

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Reading Time: 2 minutesI’m really looking forward to this hangout happening Tuesday July 25 at noon my time (6am EDT/11 BST). Watch below (or use this link) Jenni Hayman did a great job organizing this one. It’s a pretty diverse group: Sukaina Walji who … Continue reading →
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MOOCs, Motivation and Me

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I am intrigued and inspired by Steve Greenlaw’s observations (in two parts) on motivation in the OpenLearning17 cMOOC and on motivation and MOOCs more generally. For OpenLearning17 specifically, I have an additional theory. Like Steve’s observations, mine are based on my own experience. I don’t have the data in hand, so I’m relying on Steve’s interpretation … <a href="https://sueerickson.wordpress.com/2017/07/11/moocs-motivation-and-me/">Continue reading <span>MOOCs, Motivation and Me</span> <span>→</span></a><img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=sueerickson.wordpress.com&blog=122834108&post=187&subd=sueerickson&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1">
I am intrigued and inspired by Steve Greenlaw’s observations (in two parts) on motivation in the OpenLearning17 cMOOC and on motivation and MOOCs more generally. For OpenLearning17 specifically, I have an additional theory. Like Steve’s observations, mine are based on my own experience. I don’t have the data in hand, so I’m relying on Steve’s interpretation […]
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MOOCs and Motivation: Part 2

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WEEK FIVE: A Week of Digital Literacy
This post is a continuation of the previous one, but digs deeper into the question of why participants fail to complete MOOCs  It is speculative and personal. It’s possibly based too much on my own experience, so take it for what … Continue reading →
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MOOCs and Motivation: Part 1

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One of the criticisms of MOOCS has been that while they enroll a large number of participants, only a few finish. We had this experience with #OpenLearning17, but I wonder if it’s a bug or a feature. In this post, … Continue reading →
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Virginia Faculty Collaboratives Panel Presentation at ODU Center for Learning & Teaching Summer Institute

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