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Now this looks like a brand new Australian MOOC platform, gain badges for informal learning too. Must have a closer look. https://www.open2study.com/
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 ATTENTION...in just over an hour @shamblesguru will be chatting about iPads in tonights #ozeseries webinar  http://ow.ly/jgYyU All welcome... 
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Thanks for coming along +Jonathan Vernon 
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Hi Penny, Forgive me if I keep returning to this. (I am too easily distracted). Or rather, I have been dwelling on this, immersed in it for over three years - or a decade (I made a false start on the MA in 2001). 'Making meaning with metaphors' or some such is a quote from Grainne Conole (OLDS MOOCer). We did a module that was about little else. We cannot help but think in metaphors - neuroscientists such as V J Ramachandran think this is what distinguished us from Neanderthal - we 'think outside the box' as it were. So, metaphors matter and are convincing and plausible and simple. My take on the Internet and the WWW is to think of Web 1.0 as a digital ocean and Web 2.0 as the entire water cycle (yes, my first degree was Geogrraphy!). So, no harm to have an avalanche in the mix ... but in this context, of a global system, with cyberspace, the avalanche is just one event or a series of events, in one landscape, that is one tiny part of a vast, far more complex and changing system. 
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Thanks so much Rob Sbaglia for being our guest presenter in Community Connect tonight. I was inspired to hear about your projects and see the great work you are doing with your students. What a wonderful session...here's the recording https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/playback.jnlp?psid=2013-03-14.0222.M.E58F6EDFFA5FA3EDE727DCFB80FBD8.vcr&sid=2008350
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+Leigh Blackall Thanks for stretching our thinking at #dlda yesterday. Thought you may be interested in this https://p2pu.org/en/courses/49/writing-wikipedia-articles-the-basics-and-beyond/
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Thanks Penny, I saw this yesterday.. I wonder if we're on the same email lists :) Thanks for thinking of me. If this sort of thing is something you'd like to go deeper into, I keep a resource pages here: http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikipedia_editing_workshops 
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Our Australia e-Series webinar on Apps and Thinking Skills begins in 5 minutes. All welcome https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
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Blocked in Portugal as well!
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Wow, my head's full of ideas after listening to/watching @shambles go through his iPad tool kit tonight in Community Connect. Thanks so much :) Here's the recording, well worth listening to https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2013-03-21.0219.M.E58F6EDFFA5FA3EDE727DCFB80FBD8.vcr&sid=2008350
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This is a cross section of a single blade of grass, stained for the microscope. The smiley faces are the channels that the water is drawn up through. Happy grass!
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Fabulous Penny! Thanks for tagging me. 
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TONIGHT'S COMMUNITY CONNECT
8pm Melbourne time (GMT+11)

OUR PRESENTER
Rob Sbaglia is an innovative teacher working in Victoria, Australia. He’s passionate about pushing his students to think creatively, to be self directed learners and global collaborators. 
Rob's initiative, The Global School, "provides the opportunity for schools to connect with each other around the world - authentically".
http://theglobalschool.net/
Come along and listen to Rob as he takes us through his journey of developing The Writers Club, Global Maths and Global Science...The Global School.

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The Australia e-Series Room
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http://goo.gl/T71nE
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Thank you, I will try to make the Thursday night presentation
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