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October 15, 2010

Friday Live Online Session

Live Session: Facilitator's discussion. Topic: Assessment in PLEs
Location: Elluminate
Time:8:00 p.m. Moscow; 5:00 p.m. London; 12 noon New York; 9:00 a.m. Los Angeles; midnight Saturday Beijing. Conversions to different time zones

Facilitator Posts

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Scaffolds and helpful hints for course
Stephen Downes (Downes) , October 15, 2010.
Feeling a bit out of place? Not sure exactly what you should be doing in the course? Why not read through this 'scaffolds and helpful hints' thread created in the discussion area. It won't suddenly generate readers for your blog or comments for your discussion post, but it will give you some good ideas on things to try to help you get involved. And remember - to get comments you have to give comments. If you're feeling a little lonely, get out there search for the PLENK2010 tag, read some posts, and make your mark. [Link] [Comment]

Discussion Posts

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What if we ran universities like wikipedia?
, Week Five General Discussion
by Vahid Masrour.  Just found this piece: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/what-if-we-ran-universities-like-wikipedia/27612?sid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en Since we're discussing alternatives to traditional formal education, i thought this could be [Link] 2010-10-14T20:14:33

Am I the only one lost?
, Week Five General Discussion
by Sheila slbacon.  I started this course to learn about the power of the Internet and social media tools to support me as a learner...and then apply that experience to work I am engaged in about 21st century literacy skills. At first, I found the course very user-friendly...using Moodle and Elluminate Live were gentle experiences - with lots of repeated support. The Daily is a gentle reminder that there is an opportunity to engage and the links are provided to me again and again. .... [Link] 2010-10-14T17:22:12

Ideas from the suggested readings
, Week Five General Discussion
by Sara Genone.  http://www.mindmeister.com/65367956/evaluating-learning-in-ple-nsI posted this link to a map I have created with Mindmeister.The map is public and everyone can modify it, to add nodes, links or comments...Today I spent some time in reading suggested articles for this week/unit on Evaluating.This map represents my thought about the possibility offered for evaluating in PLE/Ns enviroments and refers to the documents where I "took" the ideasWhat about this sharing .... [Link] 2010-10-14T15:34:03

Participants' Blogs

Test your blog, please!
Heli, Heli on Connectivism
The Evaluation Week in PLENK2010 is going and I remembered the opportunity to test one’s blog via Myers-Briggs Personality. It is very easy: just write the name of the blog here and you will get the answer in a second. This is technology-enhanced assessment, one of many easy ways. I am wondering why we have [...] [Link] 2010-10-15T07:03:39

Conectando, Creando, Evaluando, cuestión de conciencia.....
cgsguerrero@gmail.com (Claudia Guerrero), PLENK2010
George Siemens en el hilo  Assessment in distributed environments - an early model?dice que aunque las herramientas para monitorear las "Redes Sociales" o "Social media" no son muy útiles pueden servircomo modelo aplicado a la evaluación de los PLEs"Por otro lado Chris Jobling en el hilo Scaffolds and helpful hints for course  introduce Trailmeme - discovered by Eva Berger y crea  el "Walk Trail" PLENK2010 Week 4La conexión entre ellos la hago en el Walk Trail  "Social .... [Link] 2010-10-15T03:56:00

#PLENK2010 Assessment as Proxy
x28, x28's new Blog » PLENK2010
I like Stephens's notion that tests are used as proxies. It is consistent with the notion that learning works indirectly, by induction rather than by transmission. Read more... [Link] 2010-10-14T21:51:08

Goals and sub-goals as tags in blogposts in MOOC´s like PLENK2010 for following progress?
Linn, Jakten på den perfekta lektionen
This school year I made a natural science course in Blogger for my students.I tagged the different posts (tasks) with the different goals for the course. This as an attempt to make the goals more clear for the students. And then I also made a tag cloud from the tags.But what if it instead was a MOOC like PLENK? And if the students had their own blog/portfolio/PLE with their own goals and sub-goals? And if they then tagged each of their posts with the proper goal(s)/sub-goal(s)? And then made a .... [Link] 2010-10-14T20:43:00

On Daily Post
pkavi7292, Upon Reading PLENK 2010 Daily Reads
Technorati Tags: PLENK10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 … Continue reading → [Link] 2010-08-31T23:03:14

#PLENK2010 - The Daily - October 14, 2010
Paulo Simões, PLENK2010
[Home] [Discussion] [Wiki] [The Daily Archives] [Blog] [Live Sessions] [Recordings] [About] The Daily October 14, 2010 Facilitator Posts To view the entire blog post, click on the title of the post, and you’ll be taken to the blog post itself. Alternatively, click on [Link] to proceed to the post without your click being counted. Discussion Posts Each week, PLENK moves [...] [Link] 2010-10-14T17:18:40

Assessment can support learning and development
Heli, Heli on Connectivism
I continue my studies on Evaluation in PLENK2010. I liked the JISC pages about assessment. Every educational institution should present their assessment principles in this way. I could recognize  many perceptions I did while working as an online teacher. Assessment can be used to support learning rather than just test and certify achievement. Technology, every learning [...] [Link] 2010-10-14T09:14:51

Twitter Posts

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: RT @NicolaAvery: @zaidlearn http://www.connectivism.ca/?p=192 (Moodle alternatives) #plenk2010 Thanks :) 2010-10-15T10:30:52

@NicolaAvery (Nicola Avery) tweeted: @zaidlearn http://www.connectivism.ca/?p=192 (Moodle alternatives) #plenk2010 2010-10-15T09:29:43

@helinur (Heli Nurmi) tweeted: @mpaskevi Appreciate your post, thanks! #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T09:02:05

@Fulup (Philip Adams) tweeted: Connected learning: are teachers becoming information literacy guides, like librarians? http://j.mp/90ZYHh #PLENk2010 #PLE 2010-10-15T07:53:28

@twoflower29 (Nicole Engelhardt) tweeted: "If You’re Learning by Blogging You Must be BLEARNING!" http://tinyurl.com/3am9xsy (via @jrobes) - passt gut zu #plenk2010 2010-10-15T07:33:04

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: Based on our recent internal e-Learning surveys (not published yet) students really don't like Moodle forum (module) #plenk2010 Alternative? 2010-10-15T07:13:45

@helinur (Heli Nurmi) tweeted: What a great post here http://helistudies.edublogs.org/2010/10/15/test-your-blog-please/ #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T07:10:19

@kiyanwang (Nadeem Shabir) tweeted: RT @educ8ter:A 'Networked Student' in 21st Century,http://j.mp/90ZYHh #PLENk2010 #PLE 2010-10-15T06:26:08

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: #PLENK2010 http://www.briansolis.com/2010/09/exploring-and-defining-influence-a-new-study/ Great start. On connective/collective beliefs? 2010-10-15T06:18:32

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: @Cris2B If that is correct, then today's Universities have produced many students that can replicate and tick :) #plenk2010 2010-10-15T06:00:38

@educ8ter (Judy Baker) tweeted: A 'Networked Student' in 21st Century, http://saadatm.blogspot.com/2010/10/networked-student-in-21st-centruy.html #PLENk2010 #PLE 2010-10-15T05:59:36

@Frank_MacDonald (Frank MacDonald) tweeted: Octoberpack Jenns Studious Life: MCS MIS Research Web 2.0 Social Media PLENK2010 #PLENK2010 … Information System ... http://bit.ly/dyJVjE 2010-10-15T05:33:52

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: @zaidlearn You'll like this tool for co-sketching, too http://cosketch.com/Rooms/qddlsdf #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T04:45:27

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: @zaidlearn No surprise in Stiglitz's caveat either then: if you don't measure the right things then you don't do the right things #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T04:41:29

@guerreroclaudia (Claudia Guerrero ) tweeted: PLENK2010: Conectando, Creando, Evaluando, cuestión de conciencia... http://t.co/9sSJN23 2010-10-15T04:07:25

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: RT @Cris2B: Nobel winner J Stiglitz "What you measure affects what you do"... http://bit.ly/c63yxA #PLENK2010 No surprise in that :) 2010-10-15T03:59:16

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: Nobel winner J Stiglitz "What you measure affects what you do" We need "indie" evaluation in education -- http://bit.ly/c63yxA #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T02:52:51

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: RT @ggatin: RSA Animate – Changing Ed Paradigms http://comment.rsablogs.org.uk/2010/10/14/rsa-animate-changing-education-paradigms/ #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T02:49:22

@chris_saeger (chris_saeger) tweeted: Q789 I have had a stimulating time in #plenk2010 #lrnchat 2010-10-15T01:48:41

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: RT @cpjobling: Q2) Re: recommendations @zaidlearn (http://bit.ly/9S5fFH) is a good resource too. Discovered through #PLENK2010. #lrnchat 2010-10-15T00:59:07

@ggatin (Glen Gatin) tweeted: RSA Animate – Changing Ed Paradigms http://comment.rsablogs.org.uk/2010/10/14/rsa-animate-changing-education-paradigms/ #PLENK2010 2010-10-15T00:38:24

@avunque (Antonio Vantaggiato) tweeted: #plenk10 is a great metaphor for a course. Love it. I was so much inspired by ck08...#siemensusc 2010-10-14T23:07:51

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: The #PLENK2010 firehose http://flic.kr/p/8K7GMW: we can't read it all it's true -- but it's interesting to know how big 'it all' might be! 2010-10-14T22:29:37

@swanlearninglab (SwanseaLearningLab) tweeted: The #PLENK2010 firehose http://flic.kr/p/8K7GMW: we can't read it all it's true -- but it's interesting to know how big 'it all' might be! 2010-10-14T22:28:46

@sleveo (Steve LeBlanc) tweeted: Steve Johnson: "Chance favors the connected minds." Video. http://is.gd/g2ehz via @sguilana #PLENK2010 2010-10-14T22:28:43

@LKidder (Lisa Kidder) tweeted: #PLENK2010 MOOC Difficulties?: I don’t think I could say it any better than Steve did. See http://sleve.wordpress... http://bit.ly/90SsN9 2010-10-14T22:08:42

@CuffeL (Laurence Cuffe) tweeted: Whats theory? me: http://thougtsintransit.blogspot.com/ Them:http://ple.elg.ca/course/moodle/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=412 #PLENK2010 2010-10-14T21:52:59

@swanlearninglab (SwanseaLearningLab) tweeted: RT @davidwjgill: BBC News - What will universities of the future be like? http://bbc.in/9X2Rif < Food for thought #PLENK2010 ers? 2010-10-14T21:03:27

@ramonovelar (ramonovelar) tweeted: RT @antoesp: Reading 'Profiles in Self-Regulated Learning in the Online Learning Environment' http://tiny.cc/c6w3h Important for #PLE design #PLENK2010 2010-10-14T20:45:29

@SymbalooEDU (SymbalooEDU) tweeted: RT @WendyDrexler: @siavogel No problem on the #PLENK2010 page. Let me know if you think of something I should add. http://bit.ly/aMtv7r 2010-10-14T19:30:48

@mpaskevi (Michael Paskevicius ) tweeted: Reflections on week five of #PLENK2010 Thoughts on evaluating learning in #PLE / #PLN http://bit.ly/9wqBOg 2010-10-14T19:16:45

@WendyDrexler (Wendy Drexler) tweeted: @siavogel No problem on the #PLENK2010 page. Let me know if you think of something I should add. http://bit.ly/aMtv7r 2010-10-14T18:58:31

@NicolaAvery (Nicola Avery) tweeted: @WelshCloggy thank you so much that is lovely - much appreciated :)))) #PLENK2010 2010-10-14T18:48:20

@NicolaAvery (Nicola Avery) tweeted: Who can I contact on #PLENK2010 about Moodle posting tech problems, I've tried 3 times and it hasn't worked ? 2010-10-14T18:30:19

@luzpearson (Luz Pearson) tweeted: forums are being replaced?! RT @cpjobling: Just visited #PLENK2010 forums. Not much. MOOC fatigue or conversation taking place elsewhere? 2010-10-14T18:13:57

@HansWennekes (Hans Wennekes) tweeted: RT @Eingang: Connectivism: The network is the knowledge. What I gather from http://bit.ly/aUAa8S #PLENK2010. 2010-10-14T17:58:44

@butlerisobel (Isobel Butler) tweeted: RT @Eingang: Connectivism: The network is the knowledge. What I gather from http://bit.ly/aUAa8S #PLENK2010. 2010-10-14T17:57:49

@juliadesigns (Julia Ault) tweeted: RT @cpjobling: Q2) Re: recommendations @zaidlearn (http://bit.ly/9S5fFH) is a good resource too. Discovered through #PLENK2010. #lrnchat 2010-10-14T17:54:44

@pgsimoes (Paulo Simões) tweeted: #PLENK2010 - The Daily - October 14, 2010 http://amplify.com/u/co3i 2010-10-14T17:18:42

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: RT @WelshCloggy: Britishlibrary Growing Knowledge - innovative research tools http://bit.ly/aBYY0S #PLENK2010. Want to go to London now! 2010-10-14T17:07:04

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: As there's no conversation in the #PLENK2010 forums ... does that mean that I'll have to read the readings to get my daily fix? 2010-10-14T17:04:31

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: Just visited the #PLENK2010 forums. Not much activity there ... is it a sign of MOOC fatigue or is the conversation taking place elsewhere? 2010-10-14T17:02:06

@Eingang (Michelle A. Hoyle) tweeted: Connectivism: The network is the knowledge. What I gather from http://bit.ly/aUAa8S #PLENK2010. 2010-10-14T16:58:17

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: Q2) Re: recommendations @zaidlearn (http://bit.ly/9S5fFH) is a good resource too. Discovered through #PLENK2010. #lrnchat 2010-10-14T16:09:39

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: Hi everybody. This is Chris Jobling, Swansea University. Academic, #PLENK2010 scaffolder, meerkat and lab rat. Probably unqualified #lrnchat 2010-10-14T15:36:59

@pgsimoes (Paulo Simões) tweeted: The #plenk2010 Daily is out - read this Twitter newspaper on http://bit.ly/brYP72 (24 contributions today) 2010-10-14T15:03:15

@patriciab (Patrícia S. Bassani) tweeted: TO READ: Profiles in self-regulated learning in the online learning environment (via @laurapasquini) #plenk2010 http://icio.us/3kf0t5 2010-10-14T13:51:06

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: RT @mweller [week 1 live guest] Forget the Browne Report - Times Higher has an article on social media http://bit.ly/9OEpjq. #PLENK2010 2010-10-14T13:38:01

@WelshCloggy (Rita Kop) tweeted: Britishlibrary Growing Knowledge - innovative research tools http://www.growingknowledge.bl.uk/Default.aspx #blgk #PLENK2010 2010-10-14T13:28:40

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: RT @ajcann Don't be afraid to share - http://scienceoftheinvisible.blogspot.com/2010/10/dont-be-afraid-to-share.html #PLENK2010. 2010-10-14T13:27:23


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