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#change11. Goals

At this point in time my goals for the Change 2011 MOOC are:

  1. Explore how we can use new technologies to help traditional f2f classes move to a more blended arrangement;
  2. How do new technologies enhance subject-centred learning?
  3. Examine the place of new technologies in peer assisted learning;
  4. Technology is the privilege of the rich. What do new technologies have to offer to the majority world? What does the majority world have to offer the developed world? (I’m glad there are facilitators¬† from a¬† range of countries).

It will be interesting to see how relevant these goals are as we get into the course.

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Change 2011

I’ve just started the Change 2011 MOOC. Looking forward to interacting with heaps of people and learning a lot!

“There is a thread you follow. It goes among
things that change. But it doesn’t change.
People wonder about what things you are pursuing.
You have to explain about the thread.
But it is hard for others to see.
While you hold it you can’t get lost.
Tragedies happen; people get hurt
or die; and you suffer and grow old.
Nothing you do can stop time unfolding.
But you don’t ever let go of the thread.”
-William Stafford

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