Welcome to week eleven of the Online Research and Media Skills (ORMS) Mentored Open Online Community (MOOC). The ORMS MOOC has existed in different iterations over the last two years. This current version is developed as an open learning experience for students in ED 6671 (syllabus here). ED 6671 examines opportunities for the use of instructional technologies in an educational context. We’ll not only discuss what to use in your classroom…but also how to use it.
This module we’ll begin to look at your Digital Identity as we close up our time in the ORMS MOOC. We’re interested in the decisions you make as you thoughtfully create and curate your online educational “brand” as you start to build an online learning management system. In this module, we’ll think about how you scaffold students using design elements of digital texts and tools.
During this time period I recommend that you read, view, and synthesize all of the readings and videos as well as the lecture that I shared. I would also recommend searching online to find what others say about digital identity. Write up a blog post reflecting about what you’ve learned.
Write up a blog post reflecting about what you’ve learned. What could/should online content construction look like in your classroom or discipline?
Responding to Module 5 of the ORMS MOOC
During Module 5, you have two blog posts. Post one is a response/reflection to the prompt on the syllabus and the Discussion and Badges page. In your blog posts and responses to this module, please be sure to link out to anything and everything that you reviewed during the module. It is suggested that you use Storify to document your learning throughout the module. Let us know what you read, your reflections about what you read, and how it will now inform your thinking and practice.
Share your post out to the Google+ Community, and out to your favorite social networks. Be sure to use the hashtags (#ORMSMOOC and #ed6671).
Badges for Module 5 of the ORMS MOOC
At the conclusion of Module 5, you are to complete materials and pledge/apply for the Digital Identity Exemplar Badge. I’ll talk more next week to figure out what you need to do for the badge for this module. For now…just review the contents in Module 5 and start developing your Reflection post response.
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