PLENK 2010

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November 9, 2010

Facilitator Posts

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Discussion Posts

Each week, PLENK moves to a new weekly discussion forum. You can see them all here. Today, we are starting the Week 7 discussions.

Academic freedom vs. student focused user-centered design
, Week Nine General Discussion
by JG Chesney.  I would really like to hear from PLENK'ers and our facilitators here about what I perceive to be a very, very interesting topic of debate for those of us in Universities/Colleges. In a University or College, when it comes to defining the learning environment, whose learning environment needs matter more - those of the student or the professor? I have observed that where each professor is allowed to determine for her class if online technologies are utilized and .... [Link] 2010-11-08T20:01:31

PLE/N In-Class Activities
, Week Nine General Discussion
by Stephen Downes.  This is the thread for the week 9 Activity. What classroom activities are supported through the use of a PLE/N? This week we are asking you to contribute to a list of such activities on the course [Link] 2010-11-08T11:41:57

Delicious Links

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Playing to Learn? by Maria Andersen on Prezi
cpjobling, Delicious/tag/plenk
See also Maria Andersen, October 2010. Play to Learn? 2010 Reform Symposium, http://reformsymposium.com/blog/2010/08/11/podcast-playing-to-learn-maria-anderson/ [Link] 2010-11-08T16:21:46

Home: Week 9
nikita_190, Delicious/tag/plenk
[Link] 2010-11-08T14:18:45

Home: Personal Learning Environments, Network and Knowledge 2010
nikita_190, Delicious/tag/plenk
[Link] 2010-11-08T14:18:05

Participants' Blogs

PLENK2010 PREPARING THE STUDENT
noreply@blogger.com (Skupik), Skupiktalk
PLENK2010 As you may have noticed, I have worked, even at the university level, with students who were not at the top of the class in high school. For whatever reason, they missed some foundational lessons. That is why I invented my colour-code for teaching grammar, and began writing my own booklets on how to write essays, word problems and such. J Chesney thought that my introduction to how to write a word problem in Grade 4, an examination of the difference between narrative and .... [Link] 2010-11-09T00:06:00

#PLENK2010 - The Daily ~ November 8, 2010
Paulo Simões, PLENK2010
[Home] [Discussion] [Wiki] [The Daily Archives] [Blog] [Live Sessions] [Recordings] [About] The Daily November 8, 2010 Research Activity Update Helene Fournier, researcher on the NRC PLE research project, will be soliciting participation from those who have described themselves as ‘lurkers’ in PLENK2010, so that they may share their reflections and experiences (the good, bad, and ugly) of the [...] [Link] 2010-11-08T16:43:05

Twitter Posts

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: Connecting is preparing. Louis Pasteur: "Chance favors the prepared mind." Dr. Barry Marshall on BBC http://bbc.in/aCKnYR #PLENK2010 2010-11-09T10:36:29

@Rsuominen (Riitta Suominen) tweeted: Agreed. RT @zaidlearn Conferences should emphasize 'Less is more' for presenters. #plenk2010 2010-11-09T09:46:11

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: Conferences should emphasize 'Less is more' for presenters... Focus on key points/issues... Nail it! Then Let's discuss :) #plenk2010 2010-11-09T07:59:41

@kiyanwang (Nadeem Shabir) tweeted: RT @antoesp: All the #OpenEd10 papers, UOC open repository: http://bit.ly/bhdWpc via @bagabot #opened #OER #OEP #openaccess #opencourses #PLENK2010 2010-11-09T07:33:43

@glittrgirl (glittrgirl) tweeted: RT @antoesp: All the #OpenEd10 papers, UOC open repository: http://bit.ly/bhdWpc via @bagabot #opened #OER #OEP #openaccess #opencourses #PLENK2010 2010-11-09T07:14:38

@ljpother (Larry Phillips) tweeted: @Downes #plenk2010 It isn't about what tweets can be used for, it's about what they do well and don't do well. 2010-11-09T06:10:50

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: How can we transform conferences to become less bla, bla, bla... to be more engaging & interactive? #plenk2010 http://twitpic.com/356snq 2010-11-09T01:34:24

@Downes (Downes) tweeted: @ljpother Actually, #PLENK2010 tweets can be used for whatever people what them to be used for; there are no rules 2010-11-09T01:18:09

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: Terry Pratchett on writing “waiting for a melody to turn up. Listening to what notes are making sense.” http://bit.ly/am12T7 #PLENK2010 2010-11-09T01:02:47

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: @zaidlearn #PLENK2010 Thanks again for your kind regards. That's life at this digital age, a challenge. Is this what technology could offer? 2010-11-09T00:50:35

@ifrank (ifrank) tweeted: Ipri's Introducing Transliteracy "What is important is [..] creating an info... narrative that evolves over time and adds value." #PLENK2010 2010-11-09T00:35:55

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: @suifaijohnmak happy to read you again in your blog http://suifaijohnmak.wordpress.com #PLENK2010 2010-11-09T00:17:29

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: @suifaijohnmak Your blog IS BACK :) Shame on #wordpress for not giving warning before suspending the blog #plenk2010 2010-11-09T00:16:11

@praxishabitus (Gerardo Marti) tweeted: RT @antoesp: All the #OpenEd10 papers, UOC open repository: http://bit.ly/bhdWpc via @bagabot #opened #OER #OEP #openaccess #opencourses #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T22:56:18

@WelshCloggy (Rita Kop) tweeted: interesting Facebook PLENK group found by the NRC researcher: stoppt das plenken! German campain to stop space behind the , or . #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T22:54:27

@antoesp (antonella esposito) tweeted: All the #OpenEd10 papers, UOC open repository: http://bit.ly/bhdWpc via @bagabot #opened #OER #OEP #openaccess #opencourses #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T22:44:53

@saltpeppergroup (Hank Davis) tweeted: RT @zaidlearn: @ljpother I Disagree! Multiple tweets can evolve into ideas. Tweets forces you to be more concise. Great for quick discussions :) #plenk2010 2010-11-08T22:03:28

@patriciab (Patrícia S. Bassani) tweeted: Interesting..RT @antoesp RT @saadat_m Check out this paper: Theory & Methodology In #NetworkedLearning http://slidesha.re/7SZLtl #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T21:51:33

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: @ljpother I Disagree! Multiple tweets can evolve into ideas. Tweets forces you to be more concise. Great for quick discussions :) #plenk2010 2010-11-08T21:23:08

@ljpother (Larry Phillips) tweeted: #plenk2010 tweets are for links, blogs/forums are for discussion. 140 characters is a random sound bite, not an exchange of ideas. 2010-11-08T21:05:22

@arthurkruisman (Arthur Kruisman) tweeted: RT @Cris2B: "Our brains evolved to handle fragmented patterns not information" -- Dave Snowden http://bit.ly/NpfDz #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T19:41:54

@antoesp (antonella esposito) tweeted: RT @saadat_m Check out this paper: Theory & Methodology In #NetworkedLearning http://slidesha.re/7SZLtl #PLENK2010, #eci831 #edtech 2010-11-08T18:32:34

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: @suifaijohnmak To be on the safe side always back-up your blog... Use Google Blogger instead of WordPress :) #plenk2010 2010-11-08T16:28:22

@SocialGardens (Therese Weel) tweeted: RT @Cris2B Story as a tool for sensemaking -- Dave Snowden http://bit.ly/BC6SO #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T15:41:25

@pgsimoes (Paulo Simões) tweeted: The #plenk2010 Daily is out - read this Twitter newspaper on http://bit.ly/brYP72 (13 contributions today) 2010-11-08T15:03:29

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: Start of week 9 in #plenk2010: Off to the library coffee shop to read Drexler (2010) - The networked student ... http://t.co/yzG4A4e. 2010-11-08T14:49:35

@SocialGardens (Therese Weel) tweeted: #plenk2010 reading - Rita Kop - Feeling uncomfortable with Personal Knowledge Management http://bit.ly/aHwq1f 2010-11-08T14:42:21

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: @emapey @Zaid Many thanks http://suifaijohnmak.wordpress.com/2010/11/07/plenk2010-institutional-and-personal-learning-research-part-ii/ norm 2010-11-08T13:36:46

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: Thanks Wordpress#PLENK2010 http://suifaijohnmak.wordpress.com/2010/11/07/plenk2010-institutional-and-personal-learning-research-part-ii/ nor 2010-11-08T13:35:22

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: RT @suifaijohnmak: #PLENK2010 Personal Knowledge Management and Information Filter http://www.facebook.com//topic.php?uid=120934497941630&topic=389 2010-11-08T13:33:00

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: @suifaijohnmak What is the problem with your blog? I can not access it. I hope you can fix it #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T13:24:21

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: RT @bazarlocos @eraser RT @eraser posteito #elearning VirEval - Evaluación de la Educación Virtual http://ow.ly/19RpGE #PLENK2010 2010-11-08T12:54:19

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: Check out this SlideShare document : Theory And Methodology In Networked Learning http://slidesha.re/7SZLtl, #PLENK2010, #eci831 2010-11-08T12:15:45

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: @zaidlearn @emapey #PLENK2010 Thanks for your kind support and words. I hope it was just an error. I am still waiting for their reply 2010-11-08T11:22:18

@Elkev (Elkev) tweeted: Wrote some ramblings on http://heruteinne.blogspot.com/ #plenk2010. Probably best not taken seriously... 2010-11-08T10:28:47


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