Category: OOE13

Exploring the etymology of ‘Digital Citizenship’ 2

Exploring the etymology of ‘Digital Citizenship’

My post on renouncing my digital citizenship recently picked up steam on #OOE13. I wrapped up the "digital citizenship" month by reiterating how much I can not stand the term. This post sparked a wonderful conversation. People asked why I came to this conclusion so I decided to recreate my trace of the term. I…
Lessons from Connected Educator Month: The Case of #RSD13CT 0

Lessons from Connected Educator Month: The Case of #RSD13CT

Innovative. Inspirational. Insightful. After a week of struggling to develop a definition of connected educators I have settled on these three words. Innovative. Inspirational. Insightful. Connected educators provide me with the motivation to always try moving forward. To push my limits. To fail a little better each time. I also learned that despite our global…
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Twitter: What’s the Point?

I have been saying for some time that Google+ has supplanted Twitter as the network I turn to for my self directed professional development. A few days into Connected Educator and I am realizing it isnt about supplanting but augmenting. Twitter does some amazing things for connected educators and that is where most of the…
Rozz Hussins Speaks on Connected Learning 1

Rozz Hussins Speaks on Connected Learning

My goal for both #ooe13 and #CE13 is to be a better blogger. I do not mean more hits and shares. I want to continuosly strive to be a better writer, a content constructor, a multimodal composer. To this end I am working in two initiatives my site here and launching a Netcasting Network (more…
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Why I decided to support Connected Educator Month

I did not not support Connected Educator Month (#CEM) last year. In total I logged on to three or four events as I respected the panel of speakers. Still I doubted the motives of the Department of Education. I felt we needed to boycott the events if we supported digital teaching and learning. I was…
OOE13 Introduction-How to survive a MOOC 1

OOE13 Introduction-How to survive a MOOC

Hello everyone. I am Greg McVerry. I am a researcher and educator at Southern Connecticut State University. I am looking forward to this class. We discussed Open as an unstructured and self-directed learning experience. I am attending the first synchronous section of the Open Online Experience. We are currently discussing strategies for surviving MOOCs: Some…