Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Digest Number 3512
- Hi Nellie,
Thanks for your comments. This what we are all Learning about 2gether.
Of course you know where I stand on free courses (yes!) but I also
understand that not everyone has jobs that support their passions and
sometimes have to find ways to capitalize on what they like to do. I also
take the zen approach that what you offer for free now brings you greater
prospect for security and prosperity in the future. For some, that
translates to viable business models (for example,
http://www.w3schools.com/where online training tutorials are freely
accessible, but you need to pay
if you wish to be certified in what you learn).
Jim and I explored Jane's new course offering this evening (just the free
parts of course). We were also exploring some of the affordances of
Elluminate for helping us share in synchronous spaces. Incidentally Nellie
might arrange for us to do the same with WiZiQ in the near future.
Here is the recording of Jim's showing us around Jane's platform, Share &
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Dr. Nellie Deutsch
> Re: Jane Hart and her team
> I love the idea of share and learn. However, isn't it just a publicity gig?
> I was a bit put off when I saw the prices Jane and her team charge for an
> online event of 90 min. I am really having a hard time charging teachers
> one and charging for online events. What do others think?
> Warm wishes,
> Dr. Nellie Deutsch, EDD/CI
> Educational Leadership
> Curriculum and Instruction
> Passionate about Learning <http://nellie-deutsch.com/>
> Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong
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> > Please join us at 13:00 GMT Sunday June 5 in Elluminate when Jim
> > and Vance Stevens follow up on this conversation:
> > Vance: ever used Google Cloud Connect?
> > http://tools.google.com/dlpage/cloudconnect. Nellie was raving about it
> > May 29 at http://learning2gether.pbworks.com/2011spring. Sounds similar
> > One Note, you can google for the blog with the info
> > James: just found Jane Hart's new course on Social Media.. that is
> > today on her new concept learning platform.. http://shareandlearn.co.uk/
> > thought that if you hadn't caught wind of it.. that you'd want to know
> > about it.
> > http://c4lpt.co.uk/handbook/index.html
> > another key link is http://c4lpt.co.uk/workingsmarter/index.html
> > Vance: Here's another link to the course is
> > http://c4lpt.co.uk/shareandlearn/register/
> > James: Share&Learn is a social and collaboration platform that
> > supports and enables informal and social learning
> > but which can also be used to track formal learning (i.e. courses) where
> > required.
> > Vance: wouldn't Moodle or Bb (properly implemented) do that?
> > James: hmmm... not sure what Jane Hart would say to that..
> > am curious to know why its catching the eye of others
> > Vance: depends on what her platform is actually like
> > James: check out
> > Vance: You're full of good links today
> > James: happy to do so..
> > it's my quota for May.. have to use it up quick.. ;-)
> > Vance: this last link harks to Jay Cross's Internet Time Alliance
> > http://internettimealliance.com/wp/ and to Harold Jarche, whom I
> > connected with at a PI earth day mashup event, right here at the PI, 2
> > back
> http://advanceducation.blogspot.com/2009/04/learntrends-in-global-learn-day-april.html,andLeigh Blackall is writing interesting takes on ubiquitous learning; e.g.
> > http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Ubiquitous_Learning_-_a_critique and
> > threatening to regale us with them on L2gether
> > James: I sense that Share&Learn is providing a tool rich environment for
> > people to connect with first, socialize, share common interests.. and
> > design what they want to learn..
> > Vance: now you've just described second life
> > I think what would be interesting would be to have all these areas linked
> > together so students could pursue the modality they prefer
> > hey why don't we get together this sunday and discuss this topic
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