Category Archives: H817Open

Could it be that I have finished a MOOC?

I was a bit concerned that by adding my end of MOOC video to an old blog post may have caused confusion, so here it is again for good measure.   A lot has passed since I had to leave … Continue reading

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Open Digital Literacies

Digital literacies help us thrive in an digital world.  What are those skills and attributes that are essential to thrive in an open online world?  Here’s my list: Open to new approaches and applications  – ICT Literacy Confident to select, … Continue reading

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Thriving in a Digital World

I got a bit bogged down reading Beetham (2010), but managed to focus a bit by doing a map. Downloadable from Much more reading to be done on this, but it’s good to get the background clear. Beetham, H. (2010) … Continue reading

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Week6/Activity 22: Hangouts and other Live sessions

I propose our friend the live video chat as a technology to sit alongside other staples of blogs, RSS, Twitter, Social Networks, links/embeds and VLEs. By live video chat I mean tools such as Hangouts (+ hangouts on air), Blackboard … Continue reading

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Week 4 Reflection: Outed as a fan of MOOCs

Some ponderings on the differences between “formal” online learning modules I have been on so far, and my MOOC experiences to date.   This is of-course drawn only from my rather limited experience of both! I added the video (11/5) … Continue reading

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Activity 14 – a mooch around two MOOCs

As I wanted a leisurely mooch around the MOOCS I have written short blog posts on two courses, before moving to the questions posed by this activity. A quick look at DS106 (Digital Storytelling) Revisiting Computer Science with Udacity  (CS253 Web Development) DS106 … Continue reading

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Sustainability Models

Wiley (2007) describes sustainability as continuing operations and accomplishing goals.  For OER projects this will involve the infrastructure, the renewal of content and the reuse by the intended beneficiaries.   Before discussing models he points out that discovering sustainable models may … Continue reading

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