Education 2020 presentation: How can the MOOC model be applied in the UAE

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Published on February 1, 2014

Author: vances

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This is an adaptation of the slides for Chaos and Learning delivered Jan 26, 2014, recording archived here: http://learning2gether.net/2014/01/26/vance-stevens-chaos-in-learning-and-resolving-that-chaos-through-networking/

These slides were presented at the Education 2020 conference in Abu Dhabi UAE on Jan 30, 2014

How can the MOOC model be applied in the UAE? Vance Stevens HCT/CERT/KBZAC Al Ain Education 2020 Abu Dhabi UAE http://educationabudhabi.com/conference.php January 30, 2014 All my slides are at: http://slideshare.net/vances

What is a cMOOC (2008) • Massive Open Online Course • First one in 2008 CCK https://sites.google.com/site/themoocguide/3-cck08---the-distributed-course • The term MOOC was coined in 2008 by Dave Cormier • You should be familiar with – George Siemens, connectivism Siemens, G. (2004). Connectivism: A learning theory for the digital age. Elearningspace. Retrieved from http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/connectivism.htm – Stephen Downes on CCK http://www.downes.ca/me/mybooks.htm – Dave Cormier, rhizomatic learning http://davecormier.com/edblog/2011/11/05/rhizomatic-learning-why-learn/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Flipped xMOOCs (2011) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course http://sco.lt/6pPkcD Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Talking about MOOCs • Presenter credentials • Training vs. deep learning • xMOOCs vs. cMOOCs • xMOOCs in UAE • cMOOC framework • Chaos • cMOOCs in UAE https://www.coursera.org/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

My own approach = SMALL Social media assisted language learning • Webheads in Action http://webheads.info • EVO (Electronic Village Online) http://evosessions.pbworks.com • Learning2gether http://learning2gether.net • MultiMOOC http://goodbyegutenberg.pbworks.com https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GWVtAH2yfp5tL3bdMg5 8_M5Deq36Ot_jQ_w8rflsGuA/edit#heading=h.wwfgxw6e65fd Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

MultiMOOC is a course about MOOCs (but it’s not a MOOC) http://gplus.to/multimooc Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Training vs. Learning I train SCUBA diving My students LEARN English • I don’t TEACH it – I can’t! http://tesl-ej.org/ej28/int.html Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

 xMOOCs and cMOOCs  We must distinguish training from deeper learning • Coursera • CCK08 • EdX • Rhizomatic Learning • Udacity http://www.connectivistmoocs.org/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

xMOOCs https://www.edx.org/course-list https://www.udacity.com/courses#!/All Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

xMOOCs in UAE http://prezi.com/fsonhifqdsjx/integrated-mooc/ Tamilselvan Mahalingam MOOC at HCT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oslsaj0iHsU Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

The cMOOC Framework https://sites.google.com/si te/themoocguide/3-cck08--the-distributed-course Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

What is Chaos? Benoit Mandelbrot and fractal diagrams from an images.google.com advanced search licensed for ‘free to use or share’ Chaos Theory Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Downes on Chaos • “What we see is chaos” • From this YouTube Noves maneres daprendre i treballar en la societat xarxa. Stephen Downes http://youtu.be/wyaeTvGQDsA Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Siemens on Chaos Howard Reingold interviews George Siemens: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMfipxhT_Co&feature=related Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Siemens on Chaos "I’m not aware of any research actually that says linear structure produces better outcomes than more chaotic meandering structure. Our intent … is to argue that – the experience of learning, making sense of that chaos, is actually the heart of the learning experience, – but if an instructor makes sense of that chaos for you and gives you all the readings and sets the full path in place for you then • you are eviscerating the learner’s experience • because now you’ve made sense of them and all you’ve told them is walk the path that I’ve formed. – When it comes to complexity I’m a great fan of letting learner’s hack their way through that path and getting the value of that learning experience and that sense-making process.” Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Chaos Navigation http://www.vancestevens.com/papers/evonline2002/wiaoc2007help.htm Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Intuitive chaos navigation http://hawksey.info/tagsexplorer/?key=tDHgQeSbHR3fcvN81EHnxQQ&sheet=oaw Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

What do learners need In an era of accelerating change? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVQ1ULfQawk Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Thomas and Brown (2011) A New Culture of Learning Teaching someone to fish helpful to extent that • fish stocks last and that • radically new techniques for catching them won’t be required in his lifetime Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Coping with chaos requires • Strategies • Literacies skills • A network = Connectivism http://www.flickr.com/photos/37794987@N00/6313423840/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

How do we inculcate these skills in young learners? • We have to learn them ourselves • How do we do that? http://taedtech.ning.com http://www.iatefl.org/webinars http://learning2gether.net/about/ http://evosessions.pbworks.com/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Avoiding chaos in (language) classes A good thing? http://www.flickr.com/photos/goldendragon613/250121794/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Language is a chaotic problem http://youtu.be/N7oz366X0-8 Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

MOOCs • According to Cormier, MOOCs address the left side of Cynefin quadrant http://learning2gether.net/2013/01/20/dave-cormier-discusses-cmooc-and-multimooc-co/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Serendipitous Learning in MOOCs http://evomlit.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/revisiting-the-question-of-tagging/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Understanding MOOCs is Ineffable https://p2pu.org/en/courses/882/rhizomaticlearning-the-community-is-the-curriculum/ http://x28newblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/rhizo14-opml-feedlist/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Intuitive chaos navigation http://hawksey.info/tagsexplorer/?key=tDHgQeSbHR3fcvN81EHnxQQ&sheet=oaw Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

How is chaos resolved? • Conversations • Connections • Coping with chaos – Orient – Declare – Network – Cluster – Focus https://plus.google.com/u/0/communitie s/108458862109297898812 From Success in a MOOC (Dave Cormier) http://youtu.be/r8avYQ5ZqM0 Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

My own context • I teach pilot cadets 18-20 years old • Not a good candidate for cMOOC http://learning2gether.net/2013/12/11/contacting-delin-and-her-students-at-taiwan-air-force-academy-in-bbc-elluminate/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Practical Projects? Collaboration - Taiwan and KBZ Air Colleges http://learning2gether.net/2013/12/11/contacting-delin-and-her-students-at-taiwan-air-forceacademy-in-bbc-elluminate/ Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

Drones for Schools https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/117228629115025838704 Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

PD within the UAE TESOL Arabia efforts • chapter events http://www.tesolarabia.net/ta/ • TAEDTECH http://taedtech.ning.com EdTech Mojo (a new one) Vance Stevens January 2014

EdTech Mojo https://www.facebook.com/pages/Edtechmojo/662114503840851 Vance Stevens January 2014

EdTech Mojo on Google+ http://gplus.to/edtechmojo Vance Stevens January 2014

To resolve the present chaos • • • • Rethink learning Flip everything Participate in MOOCs Join colleagues regularly online • Join and form communities of practice • Empower your students to be creative http://www.evoluzination.com/2014/01/talking-about-wearables-with-ieee.html Vance Stevens Education2020 Jan 2014

http://www.flickr.com/photos/st3f4n/3951143570/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en Thank You These slides with hyperlinks hopefully preserved can be found at http://slideshare.net/vances Recording of talk Jan 26, 2014 on Chaos and Learning is online: http://learning2gether.net/2014/01/26/vance-stevens-chaos-in-learning-and-resolving-that-chaos-through-networking/

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