This week I joined MOSOMELT. I meant to join last week (or was it the week before?)
but this week a prompt from a colleague reminded me to actually leap in and signup.
What am I talking about? I’m talking about a cMOOC designed by some lovelies at AUT as a professional development strategy that takes on a distributed communities of practice approach. Over 24 weeks MOSOMELT will take us on a journey of Mobile Learning Technologies (with some friendly global experts) designed to develop both our personal eportfolios and pedagogical practice. There is an option for validation by external CMALT accreditation too.
Why? I think this can provide a valid and effective way to offer and receive professional development. Enrolling in a cMOOC with some work colleagues means we have strengthened the likelihood of successful completion as we can motivate each other to stay engaged (a common problem with online only courses). There is also a great community of practice involved, with many members I know and respect for their contributions, so I can imagine this can be a robust course with some excellent opportunities to develop my portfolio, and my practice.
See you there!
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My interests include the One Laptop Per Child project, and I’ve been working a volunteer in this area since 2009.I’m also very interested in the way Moodle and e-learning is use in Primary and Secondary education.
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