Archive for October, 2010

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Week 6 is here!

We’re here at the midway point of the semester – and Sian and I are delighted with all the vibrant, engaged, exciting work that’s being done on this course. Well done to everyone.
You should all have had your mid-point formative lifestream feedback by email last week – if you haven’t received yours, or have any [...]

onward to week 5 and block 2

The work on the visual artefacts has been genuinely impressive, and I think it’d be good to extend our commenting period on those for a few days, as we enter week 5 and the second block of study.
This is where we begin to investigate the notion of ‘online community’, and virtual ethnography as a research [...]

Week 4!

Welcome to week 4! 
(inspired by Martin…)
This week the main activity will be creating and discussing visual artefacts which help draw out themes, issues or ideas from across Block 1 of the course.
Remember that you want your artefact to appear in your lifestream, and for us to have somewhere to discuss it, so if you [...]

Chat transcripts

Here’s the one for group 1 – this one’s topped and tailed with all-group chat as we didn’t manage to ‘break out’ into a separate space. Thanks again everyone!
Group 1 transcript
And here’s Group 2’s transcript – including a rather intriguing ‘dueling cave paintings’ challenge… Group 2 transcript

Thursday chat cancelled

The daytime slot isn’t proving too popular, so we thought we’d just cancel the thursday morning chat and stick to the one this evening.
It’s going to be a big group, so we’ll split into at least two. If you can log in just before 8, Jen or I will invite you into whole group chat [...]

If some of your comments aren’t appearing in your lifestream…

I’ve noticed a couple of people (or maybe I’ve seen the same thing twice!) saying that their comments on other blog posts on this site aren’t appearing in their lifestream. There are two possibilities here that I can think of:
1. it can take a while for content to filter into the lifestream – sometimes several [...]

Week 3….

It’s been another great week on twitter and in the blogs, but now we move on beyond the film festival to week 3, and a shift in focus from popular cyberculture to one aspect its emergence in education – engagement with the multimodal, with the visual and new associated literacies. The readings for the next [...]