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Donna Fry

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Take my Hand: First Week of Learning in a MOOC #Change11
Donna Fry, School 2 Go, Sept 25, 2011
I was really looking forward to this past week - our first week of #Change11 MOOC with "course content". What I found was that instead of content, most conversations were around the challenges of just setting up a personal learning environment to take part in the MOOC. For those still struggling, here is a good overview of a starting place - a strategy for getting into a routine for course participation. I only just found this last night (http://blip.tv/gsiemens/change11-... Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:16:00 +0000 [Comment]

Uncomfortable Setting Learning Goals #Change11
Donna Fry, School 2 Go, Sept 20, 2011
My third shot at a MOOC, and it's time to set some learning goals. To be fair, it isn't the content I am after this time, it's the experience of learning in an open course. Learning for me has always been very old-fashioned. The teacher sets the objectives and puts them on the blackboard, and then follows through with the teaching in a logical order. It's what I knew from kindergarten through University. This time the goals are up to me. It'... Tue, 20 Sep 2011 02:10:00 +0000 [Comment]

Another Shot at a MOOC
Donna Fry, School 2 Go, Sept 20, 2011
I've been here before, twice before in fact. Twice before I have had great intentions to participate in a MOOC - a Massive Open Online Course. Both times I hung on for a few days, maybe a week, then gave it up. I didn't have the time or I felt overwhelmed by the content. This MOOC will be different, because now I understand that the problem was not with the MOOC but with me. I had been relying on my old way of learning, my old ways of thinking ... Fri, 16 Sep 2011 08:49:00 +0000 [Comment]


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