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August 17, 2012


Preview: We have been collecting bits about the world of MOOCs and we wanted to share some of them with you for your perusal. Foof for lots of mental stimulation and lots of incubation material here and maybe even a discussion and blog post or two, or three.CMC11 was developed as a direct result of the Cormier, Downes, Siemens connectivist MOOCs that we followed as learner/participants, though more as .......
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on August 17, 2012.
Preview: from lurkers ans active participants.  According to THIS LINK  ...  new brain research indicates some interesting findings for creativity and possible treatments for brain disorders as well.  Would love to read your thoughts after you read the article ... hopefully, someone will start a discussion and you can just carry forth with it :-)Thanks and happy weekend to ...
By carol yeager (Carol Yeager) on August 11, 2012.

Participants' Blog Posts

This is a list of the blog posts mentioning the CMC11 keyword or tag harvested from the list of blogs submitted by participants.
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Post Title: Call Me a Hippy
By tuckerandgypsy, Feed Name: tuckerandgypsy
Preview: This is how a simple argument can turn into creativity! I use lotion, every day, after I get out of the shower.  I like to have nice, smooth skin.  Well, my boyfriend thinks it’s kind of silly and so the other day he pointed out, “Do you even know what’s in that stuff?  It’s probably [...]
[Read More] Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:00:16 +0000 [Comment]
Post Title: invitation to a #mooc on moocs (in #highered)
By Vanessa, Feed Name: Computers, Language, Writing
Preview: ...aka MoocMooc (already using the word too many times, suggesting a mooc³), will mooc its way around the tubz and distribute on networks six days, next week, August 12-18. Have the good #hybridped folk putting it on seen, Gordon's adaptation of José Bogado's la vaca de los sinvaca'?"Yeah," so we muttered amongst ourselves over at Change11, CMC11 and ....
[Read More] 2012-08-12T00:17:00.003-04:00 [Comment]

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Title: Brain and Mindfulness
Preview: I wonder what role "Mindfulness" plays in Creativity as well as the role of mindfulness and changing the human brain. An article in the Scientific American Mind, addresses these amazing issues in a method adapted by many schools to actually help mold the brain of young students in a way that improves executive function through mindfulness training. I wonder what kind of effect this would have .......
By Harold3 () on August 17, 2012. [Reply]
Title: Creativity Neuron
Preview: Hi Carol, Interesting article and I'll try and dig up the Science full text at work tomorrow. Bit more here: Can we induce or enhance creativity through some application of the differentiated neural stem cells the people at Scripts Research Institute have been studying? More likely, we might see improvements in brain .......
By scottHJ () on August 12, 2012. [Reply]

New Comments

These are individual comments posted today to the discussion threads (for new discussion threads, see the list above).

Title: Re: Teachers perform miracles
Preview: I think many, many children fall through the cracks. Below is a link to an enlightening documentary called War on Kids that speaks about that and the fact that one size does not fit all.
By Harold3 () on August 17, 2012. [Reply]
Title: Re: Creativity Neuron
Preview: Scott,You raised a very interesting question regarding the possible evolutionary advantage or disadvantage to being creative. It's easier to see the advantage of being creative in the sense of survival. Were creative people of long ago better able to survive the elements? I think people who survived harsh conditions were more likely to pass those genes on to their offspring. In today's ....
By BWheat () on August 13, 2012. [Reply]

New Twitter Posts

If you use the CMC11 tag on Twitter, your Twitter posts will be collected and listed here (note that harvesting only started Friday morning).

: RT @BrandyErdmann: Massive Open Online Courses via @eddebainbridge | #cmc11 @scoopit (2012-08-16T04:02:11Z)
: How Remix Culture Fuels Creativity and Invention: Kirby Ferguson at TED | Brain Pickings #cmc11 (2012-08-16T02:23:18Z)
: Massive Open Online Courses via @eddebainbridge | #cmc11 @scoopit (2012-08-16T01:52:20Z)
: The Creativity Crisis | #cmc11 @scoopit via @richardgerver (2012-08-16T01:49:46Z)
: RT @VCVaileNFM: C or X MOOCs? Make Way for the Super-MOOC! via @wordpressdotcom @moocmooc @allistelling #cmc11 #potcert #mooc #digped (2012-08-12T14:02:30Z)
: C or X MOOCs? Make Way for the Super-MOOC! via @wordpressdotcom @moocmooc @allistelling #cmc11 #potcert #mooc #digped (2012-08-12T13:57:30Z)
: The Future of the Harvard Library via @IDLibrarian | #cmc11 #connectivism #library @scoopit (2012-08-11T00:50:15Z)
: "I Draw Pictures All Day" | Smashing Magazine | #cmc11 #creativity@scoopit (2012-08-11T00:48:00Z)
: Generating New Ideas - Creativity tools from | #cmc11 #creativity @scoopit (2012-08-11T00:44:20Z)