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September 13, 2011

[Week 1 : Orientation]

Day 2: How to Participate

Yesterday, we shared our reflections on MOOCs. Today, we'll provide a bit of advice on how to participate in open online courses. There really isn't "one way" to do this - it's personal, contextual, and dependent on the time and interest you have in the topic.

Here are a few posts on how to participate:

Nine steps to participating in a MOOC, George Siemens

How much Time, from CCK08, by Stephen Downes

Self-Regulated Learning and Coping With MOOC Abundance, The MOOC Guide, Stephen Downes,

The MOOC Model for Digital Practice, Alexander McAuley, Bonnie Stewart, George Siemens and Dave Cormier

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How to Participate in the MOOC
Downes, Half an Hour
This short post is intended to help you participate in the Massive Open Online Course, of MOOC. It won't cover everything, but it should be enough to get you started. Note that how don't have to participate this way; it's just recommended as a good place to start.1. Read the NewslettersEvery weekday, another newsletter will arrive in your email inbox. The best way to start participating in the course is to read these newsletters. Each newsletter will have the following common .... [Link] 2011-09-13T11:49:00.001-03:00 [Comment]

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