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Running amok-6710

  1. 1. Planninga MO O Cin 5 easy stepsby: jill kamas
  2. 2. This is the story of how I planned my first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). 1 2 3 4 5 Jill Kamas,Boulder, USA
  3. 3. It all started One Year AgoThe Department Chair told me I would be teaching a MOOC to 5,000 students.
  4. 4. I knew what a MOOC was but did not have a clue how to actually make it happen.
  5. 5. 4 3 8 I pictured myself running about in a 1 or wild & frenzied 2 manner trying to create a personal learning5 7 experience for 5000 students. 1 or 2 9Then, I heard a voice….6 10
  6. 6. Ha…OK God-like voice,show me how planning for a class of 5,000 students is possible.
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  8. 8. Yes, I’ve read about Connectivism, the learning theory behind MOOCs. It says that “learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse learning networks.”Fire Starter & Guide 1
  9. 9. Throughout the semester, the students and I will be traversing & expanding our learning networks.Fire Starter & Guide 1
  10. 10. We will be using theNetworked Model Traditional Model: Networked model: “Teacher as Expert” “Teacher as Guide” Can not scale to Is able to scale accommodate 1000’s infinitely. of students. 1
  11. 11. I am not opposed to the idea but will you explain why?Fire Starter & Guide 2
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  14. 14. I know just who to call. Möbius – “Moby” Möbius syndrome is an extremelyrare congenital neurological disorder which is characterized by facialFire Starter & Guide paralysis and the inability to move 2 the eyes from side to side.
  15. 15. Ben HendersonFire Starter & Guide Toronto, Canada 2 “Marlie”
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  17. 17. Hello, Ben? Hey Jill, what’s up? Would you be interested Very interested in teaching … but, ahhh - a MOOC you know I’m a with me researcher not a next teacher right? semester?Fire Starter & Guide Ben Henderson 2
  18. 18. Okay…I’m Of course… listening… your background in Biology, makes you a perfect counterpoint. Why don’t you send over an outline of what you’re thinkingWill do. Call me when so I can catch up you’re ready. with you? OK. Bye now. 2
  19. 19. The course title is, “How to MakeSuccessful Learning Networks”. 3
  20. 20. I’ll send Ben, diagrams of mylearning networkrelated to MOOCs & Connectivism. That will be the best way for him to see the blogs, articles, videos, etc. that we can use for the course. 3
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  22. 22. Building RelationshipsFinding People w/Same Interests This is my learning Finding Information interface The web 2.0 apps I use most often. Creating & Sharing
  23. 23. Howard Reingold This shows my most Mikaly influential teachers, where I Csikkzen- found them and how we tmihaly are all connected. George Siemans Christopher Stephen Alexander Downes Michael Dave Fritjof Capra Tavel Cormier Douglas Darden Dan Pink Clay Shirky Brian Yuhnke UniversitySethGodin TED Sir Ken Joni Dunlap Robinson Owen Beard Jackie Dobrovolny
  24. 24. The Book of Probes -McLuhan The Cathedral of the Absurd Wikinomics The Tipping PointPersepolis The Poetics of Space Invisible Cities -Calvino 2nd Sight-CarsonThe Unbearable Lightness of Being MAUS I The Sacred and the Profane-EliadeCreativity My Scoop.it Link Metamorphosis -Kafka Flow The Necessary Revolution-Senge Drive-Pink Stewardship-Block Social Emergence These are the books I’ve My Blog Roll Spark-Ratey read that most influenced my values and beliefs. The Age of Speed My Diigo Link Chaos Theory The large links will Being Digital Consilience allow Ben to track The Stuff of Thought my research paths Deep Economy A Sand County Almanac-LeopoldCollaboration Complexity The World is Flat-Friedman The Omnivores Dilemma -Pollen Letters to a Young Poet-Rilke Dirt The 5th Discipline-Senge
  25. 25. “Also, we will need todecide how we aregoing to connect:synchronously,asynchronously, viatrails (diigo) and/or viatags.”Cheers,JillPS Let me know whenyou have completedreview. 4
  26. 26. For the Next 2 WeeksBen investigated my learning network by reading articles,watching videos and engaging in lively online debate…
  27. 27. Jill! Can Hey Ben! you see me ok?Yes. I can… The more I learn about this, the more excited I am about the course. 4
  28. 28. I’m notsurprised abit... Tell mewhat youthink someof ourchallengeswill be. Well. Can you tell me a bit Purrrrr… more about how we might fit into the interactions. 4
  29. 29. We will use 3 types ofplanned interaction: The learning objectsasynchronous, trails (diigo, are really just theirdelicious) and tags. starting points. All of our learning objects: readings, lectures, videos, podcasts, etc. will be posted so students can view them at their convenience or asynchronously 4
  30. 30. So, what we want todo is give them adiversity of learningobjects in manydifferent formats. Then what happens? How do we help guide the students and keep them engaged? 4
  31. 31. Student engagement takesplace mainly through theirparticipation in learningactivities.Their primary activity forthis course is to make theirown learning network. 4
  32. 32. So, they will be setting up and usingblog, youtube, twitter, diigo, delicious,RSS feed, google+ accounts? Yes, to take-in, organize and synthesize information through direct application and conversation. 4
  33. 33. We will schedule regulartimes to be active in theblogs, forums and ontwitter so students cananticipate when they willbe able to communicate orreceive feedback. We have to be active participants but avoid dominating the conversation. 5
  34. 34. It sounds like a lot of our job is toexercise self-restraint and let thestudents have the room to experiment? I have a feeling, knowing when to step in is going to require some experience. Some trial and error.  5
  35. 35. Obviously, we will continueto develop each of thesesteps in greater detail. Yes. Let’s get back and forth via email. It was good talking with you. 5
  36. 36. Here’s a quickreview of the fiveeasy steps forplanning a MOOC.
  37. 37. Much of the information in this comic canbe attributed to Stephen Downes, George Siemans and Dave Cormier. Characters were created using Bitstrips.Backgrounds were made with Adobe CSS and PPT

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