The Use of Web Tools for Networked Learning [#CNT12]

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Our first online course “Teachers Open Online Learning for Professional Development” [#TOOL12] investigated what new skills and capacities teachers need to develop in ‘Networked Literacy & Fluency’.  We then shared some thoughts on some criteria for badges/certification as a ‘Networked Teacher’.  This was a peer to peer course at P2PU and resulted in our community badges… Read more »

Teachers Open Online Learning (TOOL)

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A ‘Massive Open Online Course’ (MOOC) is an educational tool to apply the theory of connectivism and an open pedagogy based on networked learning.  MOOCs are founded on principle characteristics of autonomy, diversity, openness and interaction. There has emerged a variant in open learning that is called ‘Collaborative Open Online Learning‘ (COOL).  This can be… Read more »