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    What I learned at iMoot 2013

    Over the course of 6 days and 24 hours, non-stop, there was much to take in at this year’s iMoot.  As usual, the networking via chat and forums was the single greatest reward for attendance.  Here I’d just like to discuss my prime takeaways. Learning – I’ve felt this way for some time but it was nice to hear Moodleman not only agree but force feed the notion that there is no such thing as eLearning.  Learning is learning and remote learning, online learning, whatever you call it, is simply learning.  This website will no longer differentiate between online or classroom as all is now blended. Gamification of learning –…

  • Autodesk,  Learning,  Moodle

    iMoot 2013

    Since Tuesday, I’ve been attending the International iMoot and I’m quite amazed at how much I’ve learned.  What is an iMoot you ask? Moodle (open source learning management system) conferences are call Moodle Moots.  An iMoot is a virtual, online conference that runs 24 hours a day with keynotes and presentations by users and experts from all around the globe.  There are also forums and the live presentations include a lively chat.  So I’ve watched sessions in the middle of the day and a couple at 3 am and 5 am.  I could see the recordings later on but the chat is truly incredible and I love to converse with…

  • Google Glasss,  Learning

    Google I/O from my recliner

    There is something wonderful about spending two days watching I/O sessions live from home.  Yes, I wish I was there in person for the entire experience.  Conferences are the ultimate breeding ground of innovation, the hive mind is palpable at Autodesk University which I attend yearly.  One assumes that the level of brilliance at I/O must light Moscone with it’s glow.  Wish I could be there and the goal for next year is to go. But Google brings so much to live streaming via YouTube.  I of course watched the Glass presentations.  The hacking Glass session was brilliant! More today I assume, but alas I must go move into my new…