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November 17, 2010

Wednesday Live Session

Guest Speaker: Sebastian Fiedler
Location: Elluminate
Time:8:00 p.m. Moscow; 5:00 p.m. London; 12 noon New York; 9:00 a.m. Los Angeles; 1:00 a.m. Thursday Beijing. Conversions to different time zones

Pre-Reading: Conceptualizing the conversational use of personal learning contracts as a design and evaluation framework for PLEs, by Sebastian Fiedler and Terje Valjataga

Facilitator Posts

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Technology & Humanity: Finding Points of Harmony
Stephen Downes (Downes) , November 17, 2010.
George writes: "When it comes to learning and technology, we need to ask two basic questions:
1. What does technology do better than people?
2. What do people do better than technology?"
These form the basis for his recent presentation on the evolving role of the educator. [Link] [Comment]

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.

Research survey into the Design and Delivery of MOOC PLENK2010
, Week Ten General Discussion
by Sui Fai John Mak.   You are warmly invited to fill out a short survey on the Research into the Design and Delivery of MOOC - PLENK2010. This survey is anonymous and voluntary and should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Sui Fai John Mak, a participant of PLENK2010 would like to thank you in advance for your time and contribution to the research. The survey can be accessed here http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/K3JDXD3 for two weeks and will close on November 26th 2010 at 12:.... [Link] 2010-11-16T04:55:57

Question 3 End-of-course survey
, Week Ten General Discussion
by Vilimaka Foliaki.  I think planet Earth is more than just continents! The Pacific, Helene? [Link] 2010-11-12T12:54:29

Complex learning community
, Week Ten General Discussion
by Annalisa boniello.  Hi everyone,I am studing complex learning,do you know this model?http://auspace.athabascau.ca:8080/dspace/bitstream/2149/742/1/design_patterns.pdfhttp://ajol.info/index.php/saje/article/viewFile/25042/20713This community is for me a complex learning community...What do you think about this? [Link] 2010-11-03T12:18:45

Delicious Links

Links from the shared bookmarking site delicious. Add your own bookmarks and be sure to tag them as PLENK.

Global Education Conference
Downes, Delicious/tag/plenk
The 2010 Global Education Conference is being held November 15 - 19, 2010, online and free. Sessions will take place in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days. For those "tweeting," the hashtag is # [Link] 2010-11-17T11:47:45

Global Education Conference - Resources ~ Stephen's Web
Downes, Delicious/tag/plenk
Here are some resources I found via the ongoing Global Education [Link] 2010-11-17T11:46:22

Twitter – A Teaching and Learning Tool | edte.ch
Eingang, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
"I think I have found the perfect place to reflect on the way a network, and specifically how Twitter, can impact on what goes on in the classroom. No mains gas, no telephones, no mobile signal, no internet connection, no possible way to interact with my personal learning network (PLN). Tucked away in the Cornish countryside the location of the cottage we are staying in provokes vocabulary such as: isolated, severed, detached and remote. But similar rhetoric could also be applied to the .... [Link] 2010-11-17T11:35:49

PLN Competencies « Ponderances of Steve
guillaume.j, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
[Link] 2010-11-16T13:12:25

#PLENK2010 The Tyranny of Teaching Content « Jenny Connected
guillaume.j, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
[Link] 2010-11-16T10:12:36

RT @zaidlearn Stephen Downes Vs. Harold Jarche http://bit.ly/aMCMJe My #plenk2010 post updated http://bit.ly/daMi0M | LOL!
KerrieAnneC, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
RT @zaidlearn Stephen Downes Vs. Harold Jarche http://bit.ly/aMCMJe My #plenk2010 post updated http://bit.ly/daMi0M | LOL! – Harold Jarche (hjarche) http://twitter.com/hjarche/status/ [Link] 2010-11-16T10:00:19

YouTube - George Siemens - Connectivism: Socializing Open Learning
ayokagreen, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
[Link] 2010-11-15T18:55:21

5 C di costruire un PLE? | E-flessioni
turri, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
[Link] 2010-11-15T07:29:24

Education Innovation: Leveraging The “Networked” Teacher: The Professional Networked Learning Collaborative
wildej, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
Leveraging The “Networked” Teacher: The Professional Networked Learning [Link] 2010-11-15T05:45:11

Participants' Blogs

#PLENK2010 The Tyranny of Teaching Content « Jenny Connected
guillaume.j, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
[Link] 2010-11-16T10:12:36

RT @zaidlearn Stephen Downes Vs. Harold Jarche http://bit.ly/aMCMJe My #plenk2010 post updated http://bit.ly/daMi0M | LOL!
KerrieAnneC, Delicious/tag/PLENK2010
RT @zaidlearn Stephen Downes Vs. Harold Jarche http://bit.ly/aMCMJe My #plenk2010 post updated http://bit.ly/daMi0M | LOL! – Harold Jarche (hjarche) http://twitter.com/hjarche/status/ [Link] 2010-11-16T10:00:19

Critical perspectives?
Heli, Heli on Connectivism
Our last theme in PLENK2010 is Critical Perspectives and I am searching it by reading the materials recommended for this week. My original interest did not focus on the concepts PLE or PLN, because they were so used in Finnish education, everyday stuff. And now I can see that I am not alone with my [...] [Link] 2010-11-17T10:31:41

#PLENK2010 Agile Management
suifaijohnmak, Suifaijohnmak's Weblog
Here is an interesting slide on Agile Management Some of the concepts in Complexity Theory mentioned could be related to PLENK. There is a brief overview on the Complexity Theory,  extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, self-determination theory, self-organised learning and self-directed … Continue reading → [Link] 2010-11-17T02:04:04

What I learned in PLENK2010
Chris Jobling, Fresh and Crispy
Short answer ... not much. At least that's how it appears to me at the moment. I do know that I'm all PLENKED out, somewhat depressed and not looking forward to immersing myself in #jiscel10. Perhaps it's a symptom of SAD, or maybe I'm just in [Link] 2010-11-16T23:20:00

Until now …
gibirger, via פλenK
Until now I have reached in #PLENK 2010 the the following Recocnition by the Web  of my PLN. The tools I know, how to  use. My PKM in this course is my blog  via פλenK,   where I’m practicing artisan [Link] 2010-11-16T22:48:32

My PLENK2010 story
Heli, Heli on Connectivism
The last week of PLENK2010 is going and I come back after one month’s break. The break has nothing to do with the course but my personal life. My husband has been in a hospital and I have been very worried about the situation. Now he is better and I have some energy to use [...] [Link] 2010-11-16T20:01:20

#PLENK2010 - The Daily - November 16, 2010
Paulo Simões, PLENK2010
[Home] [Discussion] [Wiki] [The Daily Archives] [Blog] [Live Sessions] [Recordings] [About] The Daily November 16, 2010 POST-Self Regulation and Level of Use Survey Wendy Drexler and Chris Sessums compiled a brief survey to better understand participants’ self-regulation and level of use of personal learning environments in a massively open online course. Many of you participated in the pre-survey. [...] [Link] 2010-11-16T18:02:54

PLENK10: Non con un bang ma con un piagnisteo
turri, Delicious/turri
[Link] 2010-11-16T15:51:13

Twitter Posts

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: #PLENK2010 Tools of use in online learning - PLE/PLN: http://wp.me/pkZnI-1I2 2010-11-17T11:20:20

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: Check out this SlideShare video : Complexity & Humanity 2.0 http://slidesha.re/aiNZFk #PLENK2010 Love the video and music :) 2010-11-17T11:15:50

@TheELsite (Carol Cooper-Taylor) tweeted: RT @zaidlearn: RT @dr_at_work: #elearning tools http://bit.ly/9bOM9q though old - it's awesome!... :) #plenk2010 2010-11-17T11:14:44

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: Check out this SlideShare presentation : Understanding complexity - The Cynefin frame... http://slidesha.re/sMfdD Any interest? #PLENK2010 2010-11-17T11:10:22

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: RT @dr_at_work: #elearning tools http://bit.ly/9bOM9q though old - it's awesome!... :) #plenk2010 2010-11-17T10:58:19

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: Check out this SlideShare presentation : Leading Without Seeing: managing distributed... http://slidesha.re/9bl5U0 #PLENK2010 :) Team LOL 2010-11-17T10:54:38

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: Check out this SlideShare presentation : Designing an Adaptable Web http://slidesha.re/dhpvPh #PLENK2010 Are you using your mobile? 2010-11-17T10:52:01

@helinur (Heli Nurmi) tweeted: Hi again #plenk2010 http://helistudies.edublogs.org/2010/11/17/critical-perspectives/ 2010-11-17T10:46:38

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: RT @dalitl: A "must read" for all educators http://bit.ly/9JIARh The Shadow Scholar! Solution? Ask students to defend the paper! #plenk2010 2010-11-17T10:43:18

@meital_iucel (Meital IUCEL) tweeted: RT @zaidlearn: Teaching & Learning in Open Courses (George Siemens) http://slidesha.re/aad8ys# #plenk2010 Useful stats on participant activity... :) 2010-11-17T10:11:05

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: @dalitl http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125329/ If this is a true story, why people write papers for others?$? Sad! #PLENK2010 2010-11-17T10:07:44

@edaktik (Luka Peters) tweeted: RT @mediendidaktik: RT @dalitl: A "must read" for all educators #plagiarism #PLENK2010: http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125329/ the shadow scholar 2010-11-17T10:06:03

@helinur (Heli Nurmi) tweeted: RT @dalitl: A "must read" for all educators, including #PLENK2010: http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125329/ the shadow scholar 2010-11-17T09:39:17

@mediendidaktik (Ilona Buchem) tweeted: RT @dalitl: A "must read" for all educators #plagiarism #PLENK2010: http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125329/ the shadow scholar 2010-11-17T09:01:04

@dalitl (Dalit Levy) tweeted: A "must read" for all educators, including #PLENK2010: http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125329/ the shadow scholar 2010-11-17T08:01:47

@Cris2B (Cris Crissman) tweeted: Here's to all the strong ties created in #PLENK2010 Do tweets change your behavior? - Yes if purpose is real & of value http://bit.ly/cBNty8 2010-11-17T04:49:45

@alltop_agile (Alltop Agile) tweeted: #PLENK2010 Agile Management http://bit.ly/aPdCE9 2010-11-17T03:34:43

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: #PLENK2010 Agile Management: http://wp.me/pkZnI-1SL 2010-11-17T02:04:09

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: Check out this SlideShare presentation : Agile Management: Leading Teams with a Compl... http://slidesha.re/b6yJGJ #PLENK2010 2010-11-17T01:52:30

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: Being on Elluminate live sessions these days! this is 'Open & Networked Movement in Education' #globaled, #eci831, #PLENK2010 , #OpenEd, 2010-11-17T01:51:24

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: RT @Downes: Starting in 5 minutes tonight in #eci831 "Role of Educator in a PLE World" http://is.gd/hdBVn, #PLENK2010 2010-11-17T01:11:58

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: @suifaijohnmak Yes, learning is more fun with an adventurous mindset... #plenk2010 Think like a kid :) 2010-11-16T23:20:04

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: Teaching & Learning in Open Courses (George Siemens) http://slidesha.re/aad8ys# #plenk2010 Useful stats on participant activity... :) 2010-11-16T23:14:41

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: Welcome! RT @helinur My+PLENK2010+story http://t.co/ZMoYFy7 via @AddThis I am back again, Heli in #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T23:12:09

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: The role is shared. Are you my student now? Only if you want to be! RT @Downes Role of Educator in a PLE ... I'm all ears #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T22:40:47

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: @suifaijohnmak Thanks to your question, I'm realizing that I manage my PLE more freely. You were right. #plenk2010 2010-11-16T22:31:34

@EvaCisma (Eva Cisma) tweeted: But at # PLENK2010 the unconscious has been transformed into consciousness by answering how we learn ...RT @suifaijohnmak As for a cylist... 2010-11-16T20:56:13

@helinur (Heli Nurmi) tweeted: My+PLENK2010+story http://t.co/ZMoYFy7 via @AddThis I am back again, Heli in #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T20:04:25

@firststudionet (firststudionet) tweeted: RT @TheConsultantsE: New blog post from Nicky - Teachers & Web 1.0 #EFL #ESL #beltfree #ELT #JALT2010 #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T18:47:36

@russell1955 (Russell Stannard) tweeted: RT @TheConsultantsE: New blog post from Nicky - Teachers & Web 1.0 #EFL #ESL #beltfree #ELT #JALT2010 #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T18:09:56

@TheConsultantsE (TheConsultantsE) tweeted: New blog post from Nicky - Teachers & Web 1.0 #EFL #ESL #beltfree #ELT #JALT2010 #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T17:49:37

@sleveo (Steve LeBlanc) tweeted: @stevemac121 Thanks for RT @sleveo: Thx - excellent observations in PLN Competencies: http://t.co/96keNFr (Entering last week of #PLENK2010) 2010-11-16T16:12:26

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: Facebook’s New Messaging System Explained [VIDEO] http://t.co/vHnzuZ1 via @mashsocialmedia @mashable, #eci831 , #PLENk2010 2010-11-16T15:38:31

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: Attending a session about "PLN ( Personal Learning Networks)- Taking Your Professional Learning Global" #globaled10, #PLENK2010, #eci831 2010-11-16T15:12:38

@pgsimoes (Paulo Simões) tweeted: The #plenk2010 Daily is out - read this Twitter newspaper on http://bit.ly/brYP72 (17 contributions today) 2010-11-16T15:03:22

@WelshCloggy (Rita Kop) tweeted: @mweller How do you feel now #PLENK2010 is nearly at an end? wefeelfine.org 2010-11-16T14:22:04

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: @zaidlearn #PLENK2010 I start to understand why age matters. That's where the fun starts! adventure http://bit.ly/9mSlAY 2010-11-16T13:52:14

@hjarche (Harold Jarche) tweeted: RT @zaidlearn: Harold Jarche has discovered ZaidLearn's intergalactic gaga #plenk2010 adventure http://bit.ly/9mSlAY Amen :) 2010-11-16T13:51:48

@zaidlearn (Zaid Ali Alsagoff) tweeted: Harold Jarche has discovered ZaidLearn's intergalactic gaga #plenk2010 adventure http://bit.ly/9mSlAY Amen :) 2010-11-16T13:35:49

@jismael67 (Jose Tapia ) tweeted: RT @saadat_m: Now in #globaled10, live on Elluminate session about digital portfolios for teachers. join us here: http://bit.ly/anfLyk, #eci831,#plenk2010 2010-11-16T13:18:12

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: Now in #globaled10, live on Elluminate session about digital portfolios for teachers. join us here: http://bit.ly/anfLyk, #eci831,#plenk2010 2010-11-16T13:17:58

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: RT @cpjobling: Not elated, but deflated, and not because if's the end of #plenk2010. Am I alone? http://bit.ly/dhleWN. 2010-11-16T13:08:26

@NicolaAvery (Nicola Avery) tweeted: RT @cpjobling: Not elated, but deflated, and not because if's the end of #plenk2010. Am I alone? http://bit.ly/dhleWN. 2010-11-16T13:04:54

@suifaijohnmak (suifaijohnmak) tweeted: #PLENK2010 As for a cylist, no rule is helpful in guiding action unless it is assimilated and lapses into unconsciousness=Learning in PLENK? 2010-11-16T12:59:19

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: Not elated, but deflated, and not because if's the end of #plenk2010. Am I alone? http://bit.ly/dhleWN. 2010-11-16T12:51:14

@saadat_m (Mohsen Saadatmand) tweeted: Just joined http://www.classroom20.com, #eci831, #PLENK2010 2010-11-16T10:06:07

@NicolaAvery (Nicola Avery) tweeted: RT @zaidlearn: North Korea Vs South Korea (Breakdance) http://bit.ly/9BxL4H Could this be the solution to such unnecessary conflicts :) #plenk2010 2010-11-16T09:01:23

@cpjobling (Chris Jobling) tweeted: Self Regulation and Level of Use Survey http://bit.ly/selfreglou . I have forgotthen my personal identifier so can't complete! #plenk2010 2010-11-16T12:41:20

@siavogel (Sia Vogel) tweeted: Last week of #PLENK10 http://bit.ly/9B8Quc Very useful and amusing site from @zaidlearn #yam 2010-11-16T10:44:54

@kukharenko (Vladimir Kukharenko) tweeted: RT @zaidlearn: Oops, I forgot George Siemens (Vs Stephen Downes Vs. Harold Jarche)! http://bit.ly/acMRhn My #plenk2010 post updated http://bit.ly/daMi0M 2010-11-16T10:38:59


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