What is Learning Design, anyway?

For the past couple of weeks, I have been engaged in a cMOOC with Stephen Downes, ELearning 3.0. Of course, engagement is a tricky thing. I fully intended to be on top of everything, every day, but I have had to dip in and out. This afternoon, I read through Stephen's description of designing the course (the series starts here). It was fascinating at so many different levels. One the surface, this series looks like nothing more than a technical description of the tool he built for this cMOOC, g...
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Emerging Tech Panel – Learning in Commons

Here is the video of a panel I was part of at SITE 2018 this week. https://youtu.be/ldCabGp3FRQ The panel was discussing uses of Emerging Technologies in Teacher Education. My portion (the first chunk of the video) discussed the use of an Elgg based social networking learning platform I developed called Pace Commons.
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Emerging Resonance?

This really thoughtful piece from Aeon is all about how we/our bodies respond to rhythms and other events without actually seeming to perceive them. This passage really caught my attention: But the experience of time involves more than just the perception of events occurring at a distance from us. We also experience time by instigating events through our actions, as well as encountering the actions of others. To relish the flow of a chat with a friend, or to feel the groove of a beat, is to hav...
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