Work to do in week 2

In this second week of the MOOC Camp there’s concrete work to do. The learners are invited to translate their ideas of a possible MOOC into real text ūüôā Start to read and watch the infos at ¬†Week 2: About text in MOOC¬†and try to do assignment 3. Enjoy ūüôā If you have any problems and / or questions, please post a comment here!

Jutta and Thomas discuss week 2 and the importance of text in a MOOC

Time goes by very quickly and here we are, already in week 2 of our MOOC Camp – therefore Jutta and Thomas discussed in a short video chat, what to expect in week 2 and if text creation is still important and relevant in the age of video and animated content. Check it out – and sorry that my hair is messy, Thomas didn’t warn me. Week 2 contains one page of content:¬†Week 2: About text in a MOOC¬†and three assignments. Don’t forget that there is no obligation for you to do all the assignments. Of course you will profit…
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Learners’ material of Week 1

It’s nice to have time and visit the MOOC Camp during the weekend. I read all the comments again and collected what seemed to be relevant for me in the¬†Learners‚Äô Materials¬†page. You did great work in this first week of the MOOC Camp! In our MOOC approach the role of the moderator and convener is an important one. ¬†Thomas and I look, what’s happening, we are reacting, commenting, collecting useful information. With our work we try to make the MOOC environment more friendly and engaging, we aim¬†to strengthen¬†learners’ motivation. Of course in the MOOC Camp we are a rather small…
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What’s happening in week one?

We are at the end of a rather intense MOOC week. About fifty learners officially signed up, and as much where active at the website. At the moment there are¬†about 200 comments on the website, many of them from Thomas and me of course, but also many from the learners. The MOOC¬†environment Each learning environment is confusing at the beginning. We all remember students straying around in the campus, searching for their classrooms. One could imagine that in an e-learning environment it’s easier to develop clear structures. Unfortunately it isn’t. At the moment I am still a bit confused and…
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How will the video chat work?

Next Wednesday 16. November¬†17:00¬†(CET) a video chat will take place in the MOOC Camp. You may ask: What’s that? And how will it work? We are using the Hangout on Air¬†tool¬†of Google. To get a first impression you can take a look at one of the video chats of the cope15-MOOC There’s one person¬†in the middle of the screen, this is Rupert speaking. And there are small windows at the bottom where you can see the video of the other participants. In the small window at the left you can read Rupert’s name (if your eyes work well enough, I…
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How do you really build a MOOC?

In the middle of week 1 in our MOOC Camp I’m reflecting on our approach. We have a real motivation for this AtLETyc MOOC Camp – we promised the ‘EU’ in our project proposal of the AtLETyc project that we will build a MOOC to activate and support learning across borders and for diverse learners with individual¬†learning experiences / backgrounds. Therefore¬†the idea to build and offer a MOOC about how to build a MOOC was a nice and appreciated idea at our kick-off meeting. And it resonates well with learners in the MOOC Camp who aren’t part of¬†the AtLETyc project.…
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We start! Welcome in the MOOC Camp :)

Hello everybody! Today, on Monday 7th November, we invite you to carry out¬†your first activities in the AtLETyc MOOC Camp. Depending on your learning style you could check the time table first and add the date of the video chats to your calendar. If you are a social leaner you can visit the learners’ community¬†and check the different motivations for attending the MOOC camp. If your name isn’t already in this list please insert the information at the sign-up page. Maybe you are curios about the content¬†and you may want to¬†go to the Week 1: Introduction. In any case we…
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Our MOOC learners

You can learn in this MOOC without account, password or anything similar. If you want to engage by writing comments you can do this using a nickname (you have to insert an email address as well, which will not be displayed). But …. for us moderators and conveners it is easier to have some ideas about the learners. Therefore we asked you to sign up. In the learners’ page¬†nicknames, motivation and reason why you want to learn in this MOOC are listed. I like it that you come from so different countries. For some of you this is the first…
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How to build week 2 & 3 in the MOOC Camp

Next Monday we will start with our MOOC camp and we are already rather excited about it. Week 1 This week as previously described should provide you with a¬†good start into the MOOC Camp. But what about Week 2 and Week 3? Week 2 focusses on text in MOOCs. In a MOOC of course there’s text to structure the weeks, to give some information around videos and assignments. Some MOOCs¬†contain a lot of video material, prepared for¬† learners who love to learn by watching videos. Our MOOC Camp focusses on exercises and learners’ activities. Using templates you will concretize your…
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How to spend time in a MOOC

I love MOOCs because I¬†can learn a lot of different topics together with people from around the world. Every time I attend a MOOC I get new ideas, aspects, a new perspective. I started to learn in¬†MOOCs in Sep. 2011 in the change11 MOOC¬†of George Siemens and Stephen Downes (the so-called ‚Äúmother of all MOOCs, a real monster ¬†of 35 weeks) ‚Äď this MOOC was totally open and very chaotic! I got so many ideas in¬†this MOOC! In the creativity MOOC¬†of Tina Selig, Stanford University, 2013, I was part of a group of 30 (out of about 25.000 registered learners)…
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