E-learning activity - Declare yourself
|Open education practice (#OERuOEP)|
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e-Learning activity summary
|Title:||Establish your personal learning environment and "declare" yourself|
|1 - 3 hours (Depending on prior knowledge of the relevant technologies)|
|The purpose of this e-Learning activity is to:
- WikiEducator user account: When registering for the OERuOEP course, you will have created an account on WikiEducator. While course registration is not mandatory to access the learning materials, should you wish to receive course announcements via email and participate in the development project to generate OER learning materials, you will need to create a WikiEducator account.
- Create a course blog: If you don't maintain a regular blog or are new to blogging, you should work through the tutorial on creating a blog and start a course blog. Your course blog will be the place where you document your learning experiences on this course and connect with fellow learners. If you are taking this course for credit, your blog will be used as an e-portfolio and you will be required to select a number of your blog posts for formal assessment. (Regular bloggers are free to use their existing blogs for the course. Remember to include the #OERuOEP in the title of your post, as we will only aggregate course related posts.)
- Register your course blog: Learners must [[Open education practice/Blog registration|register their blog url]] so that we can include your course blog posts into the #OERuOEP aggregated feed.
- Create a microblog account: If you don't have a microblog acount, you should work the Microblogging tutorial, register an account on twitter and test a WEnote post on WikiEducator using the #WEnotes tag.
- Familiarise yourself with ask.oeruniversity: Register an account and work through the Ask.oeruniversity tutorial. If any questions arise during this e-learning activity, consult ask.OERu.org. If you don't find what you are looking for, post a new question.
|The required outcomes for this activity are identical to the e-learning activities for establishing a blog on Wordpress or Blogger. So you may already have completed the action outcomes for this activity.
Publish a post on your blog comprising a few paragraphs (about 300 words in total) introducing yourself and what you would like to achieve by maintaining a blog to support your learning. Your blog post must include:
If you are a first-time blogger, you can also include a reflection on the e-learning activity in setting up a blog.
- Do you have a blog?
- Do you have a microblog account?
- Do you have an account on ask.oeruniversity?
- Did you post a microblog test post using the tag: #WEnotes test?
- Did you test a WEnotes post on WikiEducator?
- Have you posted you learning outcome blog post with the minimum requirements listed above?