It took some peer pressure but I have decided to take the plunge and participate in #ETMOOC, a massive open online course on Educational Technology & Media. Here is the description provided on the course webpage,
#etmooc is a 'Connectivist' MOOC ('cMOOC) this is designed around a
few key principles:
- The course is developed with a weak 'centre'. While etmooc-org will provide
a level of aggregation, detail, and dirction, the majority of interactions are likely
to occur within groups & networks, facilitated through various online spaces &
- Participants are strongly encouraged to develop their own reflective, learning
spaces. We're hoping that every learner in #etmooc creates and maintains their
own blog for continuous reflection, creativity, and resource sharing.
- Sharing and networking participation are essential for the success of all learners
in #etmooc. Thus, we'll be needing you to share your knowledge, to support and
encourage others, and to participate in meaningful conversations.
When participating in #ETMOOC activities I will tag my posts "#ETMOOC" as well as include the screenshot above to make the posts more visible to readers who may be visiting from the #ETMOOC community.