Summary of Learning…Channel 831 News!

Upon entering this course, I knew I would learn about Social Media and Open Education, as that was the name of the course. Through our modules, we  learned about how Web 2.0 tools and free & open source software have changed the way we teach and learn, the changing views of knowledge, emerging literacies, and the … Continue reading Summary of Learning…Channel 831 News!

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Learning to Learn: The process of an online learning project

Context… It is a bittersweet feeling coming to the end of this learning project. If you have been following my progress on my blog, you have learned about the struggles and successes I experienced over the past 13 weeks of my learning project. Participating in the learning project rather than focusing my major project on … Continue reading Learning to Learn: The process of an online learning project

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When was the last time your learned something just because?

This term I was afforded the opportunity to learn something new. Not something that was dictated to me by my professors, but something that I was passionate about, interested in, and was of substance. I was also to use open education resources to guide my project. I took a risk in doing the learning project as I … Continue reading When was the last time your learned something just because?

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Can we really call online activism slacktivism?

I think there is a big difference between online activism and slacktivism, although people often use the terms synonymously. Just like I think there is a difference between cyberbullying and online harassment. We all have the friends on social media who are slacktivists. We may have been tempted to or already have stopped following them … Continue reading Can we really call online activism slacktivism?

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A Guide to Learning Online

This week I decided to make an e-book that provides the basics of completing an online learning project. It includes: how to get started, documenting the learning process, your learning communities, and how to stay on track. Next week I will use this e-book to help me summarize my learning process for my EC&I 831 learning … Continue reading A Guide to Learning Online

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