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Rethinking Multiliteracies

I’m about to start again my multiliteracies course but I’ve been giving it a major re-think in light of some of the awakenings many of my colleagues and I have undergone this past year. One of these has been the awakening prompted by Nicholas Carr… Continue reading

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Modeling and demonstrating professional development via PLN in the UAE

This presentation was recorded. It is now publicly available (no password required)at http://connect.pi.ac.ae/p81499505/ (it’s 1.5 hours, including conversation at the end) =================================== On April 10, 2010, I’m set to put into… Continue reading

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{ilearn} Twitter

Heather asks on the ilearn list: Is Twitter still in fashion? Or has its popularity plateaued? Is anyone using it with their students? How? What kinds of activities can you do with it? Or do you use it just to send information? Is it a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Powerful Ideas and Tools for Getting the Most from Tagging in the Classroom

On Wednesday Feb 3, I gave at a distance a lecture and workshop at the NileTESOL AUC Skills Conference that took place face-to-face in Cairo from February 2 to 4, 2010. My workshop was presented to conference delegates on-site at the ITValley, an … Continue reading

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Earthbridges, Earthcast10, and Earth Day at PI, April 22, 2010

Last April 22, 2009, I (Vance) had the opportunity to bridge a few online communities in conjunction with on-site celebrations being held at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi as part of the global celebrations of Earth Day, recognized each year… Continue reading

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Work with Google Reader and IWB Jan 14 – Live event planned for Sunday Jan 17 … or Tue 19th?

Mariam and I (Vance) were on hand for the Jan 14, 2010 workshop, #2 of the 4 planned. I updated http://tinyurl.com/21centuryskills4pdo to show what we did there. Mariam had already added feeds to her Google Reader but for the benefit of those who … Continue reading

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Turning PUSH to PULL: Ways to filter through the masses of email generated by EVO

EVO sessions are marvelous events but they generate a lot of mail and it’s simply impossible to read it all. This is a growing problem with email in general, and part of the multiliteracies course at http://goodbyegutenberg.pbworks.com is to sugge… Continue reading

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