EduMOOCing about with Learning2gether

Learning2gether Episode 53

Wednesday July 13, 2011

There was a series of sessions on this day which we decided to archive as Learning2gether events. Most involved participants in each other’s PLNs, many of whom are brushing up against one another in the 2400 strong EduMOOC event taking place at the moment.

First up:

EPIC 2011: DEVELOPING NATIONAL E-PORFOLIO COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE (Australia Series)
Wed 13 Jul 06:00AM New York / Wed 13 Jul 10:00AM GMT / Wed 13 Jul 08:00PM Sydney
Coach Carole. During the 9th International ePortfolio & Identity Conference, 11-13 July 2011, a few presenters will be online to share their experiences in building and sustsaining eportfolio communities of practice in the UK and Australia: Sarah Chesney, Alison Felce and Emma Purcell will present:’ A Tribe Learning to Survive? An e-portfolio community of practice’. Allison Miller and Carole McCulloch will present:’ Developing a national e-portfolo community of practice to foster emerging e-portfolio practice’. The first part of this session will be beamed out live from The IET, Savoy Place London, UK and the second part will be cofacilitated from South Australia and Victoria. Come and join us to explore the national goals the key outputs from these two exciting projects.
http://www.learncentral.org/event/166023

Reflections:


Next up, Jeff Lebow organized a pair of events:

Join Jeff Lebow’s Next Scheduled MOOCast: July 13 at 1400UTC, http://edumooc2011.blogspot.com/  . He has some ideas on the how we can use Google+ effectively, and mentioned some in this recorded event: https://learning2gether.net/2011/07/10/vance-stevens-and-jeff-lebow-will-lead-a-disc/

A couple of hours prior to the MOOCast, Jeff webast a discussion with Brad Patterson (of http://edulang.com/ , http://snapanda.com/, and the ELT Blog Challenge http://bit.ly/j6FpFO) that may be of interest to the language educators amongst us. We’ll start off around 1130GMT as we tune in to the week’s http://eltchat.com/ as part of the pre-show. Event takes place at: http://bit.ly/eWBoFL and additional info is at: http://eflbridges.net/event/ef​l-teacher-talk-webcast-w-guest​-brad-patterson.

The uStream Recording is here:
http://eflbridges.net/audio/efl-teacher-talk-w-brad-patterson 

To kick off his next initiative, Jeff left this message in the EduMOOC group on Facebook:

We’ll be MOOCasting again July 13 1400GMT at:
http://edumooc2011.blogspot.co​m/p/moocast-studio.html

All are welcome. We’ll be using Google+ Hangout for the gathering. As with previous MOOCasts, this will be an open-ended opportunity for EduMOOC’ers to share resources, ideas, and feedback about assorted eduMOOC topics and/or the MOOC itself.

You can replay the recording of this event here:
http://edtechtalk.com/node/4988

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