• Helen Crump replied to the topic in the forum 7 years, 1 month ago

    Now I am wondering about the use of Twitter for reflection, sharing that reflection and inviting comment from others. I think it could be useful. It would be a small part of a learn out loud strategy. Once you have reflected on some of your own learning and have maybe written a blogpost, tweet a link to it. Also, it could be good for a short…[Read more]

  • Helen Crump replied to the topic in the forum 7 years, 1 month ago

    Hi Maddie
    Thanks for mentioning the ‘Quad blogging’ experiment. I agree, it’s a useful mechanism to help ‘newbies’ in a MOOC and maybe as a way of fostering new connections for established bloggers too. I just went back and read the paper you wrote about it. Enjoyable and interesting. Thanks…[Read more]

  • Helen Crump replied to the topic in the forum 7 years, 1 month ago

    Hello Nicola
    Agreed. I live on the island of Ireland which island do you inhabit? Online networking definitely opens up a whole new world of opportunity and learning. Let’s see where the forums take us.

  • Helen Crump replied to the topic in the forum 7 years, 1 month ago

    Funny, I’m not the world’s biggest fan of forums; I find following the threads can be a little tricky and time consuming and you don’t always get the same sense of the person and where they’re coming -like you do with a blog. However, I think I’ll try to re -examine this over the duration of the course. I’ll also be interested to see how forums…[Read more]

  • Helen Crump replied to the topic in the forum 7 years, 1 month ago

    Hi Big Particle Person
    Well your question has caught me at an interesting time. I have been a great blogger for over a year and a half now; however, I have not blogged since February and I am finding it difficult to get started again. I started blogging because it was a requirement of a course I was doing, and I have to say that I’ve got a lot out…[Read more]

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