Week#5 EduMOOCast - July 27, 2011


Hangout Chat
Rob Darrow: Seven research principles learning...what are they?


John Graves: 30-50% dropout rate in on-line courses.


John Graves: Informal learning different from forced learning.


Rob Darrow: Community College dropout study:



Vance Stevens: let's do it


John Graves: http://ietherpad.com/edumooc2011week5


John Graves:http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=350x350&chl=http%3A%2F%2Fi...


Vance Stevens:http://ietherpad.com/edumooc2011week5


Rob Darrow: So wiki to speech could have students respond directly on the wiki with their voices?


John Graves:https://market.android.com/details?id=com.jgraves.WikiToSpeech


John Graves:http://youtu.be/tfKTk6rgWsA


Rob Darrow: eportfolio mooc



John Graves: WikiToSpeech.apk



Rob Darrow: Are you a mooc-head?


Rob Darrow: hi rebecca - good to see and hear you!


John Graves:



Hello Rebecca!


Rob Darrow: That is a good point about when the mooc panel talks. I wonder if that would change involvement if panel was on Monday vs. Thursday?


Rob Darrow: Hey Sanford...good to have you here


Sanford Arbogast: is it still raining?


Rebecca Hogue:Complexity theory is in this journal - Educational

Philosophy and Theory, Vol. 40, No. 1



John Graves: stigmergy


Rebecca Hogue: Can MOOCs be used to create "real" knew knowledge ...



Vance Stevens:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigmergy


John Graves: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12838403/20110721/stigmergy.htm


Yes, new knowledge can be created.


scott lockman: speaking ofcreating new knowledge: may I attempt to pass this audio through to ds106radio?


Jeff Lebow: of course



John Graves: Yes!


Rebecca Hogue: sure


scott lockman: it's now happening, thx


Sanford Arbogast: do you mean I have new knowledge or we have created a new idea?


knowledge for myself


John Graves: We (together) are discovering what is possible.


John Graves: Summarize, distill ...


Rob Darrow: So, Rebecca, sounds like you're saying the instructor in a f2f course focuses the learner in a direction?


I wonder if there is a connection between contructivism, connectivism and complexity theory?


John Graves: Downes lastweek said to put out a weekly newsletter.


Rebecca Hogue: Do you guys do the panels?


Yes, good question.


Rob Darrow: I have done most of the panels


Rob Darrow: But doing thepanel live with the Twitter back channel is more fun


Rebecca Hogue: Out of curiosity, where is everyone?


Rob Darrow: Hi Maizie


Rebecca Hogue: So cool!


Rob Darrow: Jeff says, use GMT for an international audience for time


Fewer clicks the better, for sure!


Maizie Avihayil: So what time is it GMT?


I got confused


scott lockman: I thought it was SL time - what ever happened to that



Rebecca Hogue: #lrnchat


Maizie Avihayil: I have a daughter in England and 2kids in New zealand

...and I'mtotally confused


John Graves: http://timeanddate.com/worldclock


Rob Darrow: @Scott ... Yeah, SL time!


Sanford Arbogast: yeah i agree

Public Chat


11:10 PM monk51295 hey Jeff. can you say who the people are speaking..


11:11 PM Stafford Tweetdeck and GTalk


11:11 PM Stafford :-)


11:12 PM monk51295 thank you


11:16 PM jefflebow: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12838403/20110721/edumoocast4.htm


11:16 PM Stafford Yay! Auckland is my Hometown!


11:16 PM monk51295 nice


11:17 PM Stafford So how different is wiki to speech different from text to speech on mac?


11:19 PM Stafford So it is more like a Hypercard stack


11:19 PM Stafford (If you remember using hypercard)


11:19 PM maizie I have 2 kids in Hamilton


11:21 PM Stafford Today's prsentation on WIKIs an collaborative witing was cancelled at ASIA TEFL Conference :-(


11:23 PM jefflebow: http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=350x350&chl=http%3A%2F%2Fietherpad.com%2Fedumooc2011week5


11:24 PM jefflebow: http://ietherpad.com/edumooc2011week5


11:24 PM Stafford can we have the QR code again pls


11:28 PM Stafford got it, now how do I make my phone speak...???


11:29 PM Stafford Yup


11:30 PM Stafford wiki-to-speeh did I ge the app nme right there?


11:31 PM Stafford a link to the .apk woldbe good


11:32 PM Stafford *would be


11:32 PM jefflebow: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.jgraves.WikiToSpeech


11:33 PM Stafford nope - blocked i Korea


11:34 PM Stafford .apk


11:35 PM jefflebow: https://sites.google.com/site/epcoplearnspace


11:36 PM jefflebow: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12838403/20110727/WikiToSpeech.apk


11:38 PM Stafford Got It!


11:40 PM jefflebow: Cool.https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/edumooc/BgLg6dJK9Co/discussion


11:43 PM Stafford You should hit up google for some seed money


11:43 PM jefflebow: Complexity theory is in this journal - Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol. 40, No. 1


11:44 PM Stafford They are hot for anything to do with speech to text and vice versa - I believe English Central received some help from Google


11:44 PM jefflebow: stigmergy


11:45 PM jefflebow: Stigmergy is a mechanism of indirect coordination between agents or actions. The principle is that the trace left in the environment by an action stimulates the performance of a next action, by the sa


11:49 PM monk51295 agreed - modeling what you're wanting learners to do


11:50 PM osvaldo Osvaldo : In All Moocs or EduMOOC


11:52 PM Stafford About to turn into a pumpkin - Goodnight all from wet, rainy Seoul, will be sure to join in at a later date when I'm not in my pajamas :-)


11:53 PM jefflebow: http://rjh.goingeast.ca/


11:53 PM jefflebow: 'night Stafford


11:54 PM osvaldo But Edumooc with No facilitors is nearly non existing


11:54 PM matt montagne hey y'all


11:54 PM jefflebow: Hey Matt


11:55 PM monk51295 maybe that's what hangouts will allow


11:55 PM matt montagne How do you all bring the MOOC into your day job?? Or do you even try?


11:55 PM matt montagne Hey JL


12:02 AM jefflebow: #lrnchat


12:04 AM jefflebow: http://learning2gether.posterous.com/


12:07 AM jefflebow: http://lrnchat.com/


12:09 AM jefflebow: http://reformsymposium.com/


12:14 AM clarkshahnelson diigo