Topics: Jen starts us off by examining issues brought out during Rory McGreal'sChange11 presentation about 'OER for Learning' and OERu Specifically, we contemplate the role of the teacher and/or learning institution when using Open Educational Resources and what about the 'missing piece' between open content and assessment? John relates this all to his current MOOC experience and his daughter's experience being virtually schooled. Jeff harasses Dave a bit about the lack of interaction during Change11's Friday reflection sessions and the boys stick around for a short post-show as Jen flees the scene. A good time was had by all.
Topics: platform options for course events, central cores and threads in MOOCs, designed around the loudest shouters, continuity in open learning topics, 'distributed' teacher goals vs. learner centralized desires, city tour bus vs. independent roaming, and lots more meandering...
Participants: Jeff Lebow, dave cormier, John Schinker Topics: Dave's real life issue - MOOC-ish Professional Development experiment involving faculty learning about online learning and prospective students learning about university life.
Participants: Jeff Lebow, dave cormier, John Schinker Topics: Google+'s latest features (including Hangout 'with extras'), John asks how to make school tech committee meetings more efficient/on-topic, and Dave contemplates how to orchestrate the efforts of those writing the Change11 E-Book