Cheery Friday Greetings from Learning How to Learn! Oct 9, 2015

8th January 2017

Cheery Weekend Greetings to our Learning How to Learners!

We Need You!

We’re recruiting new Community Mentors at the moment. If you’re interested in helping Learning How to Learn as a Mentor, then we’d love to hear from you! This form has more details on what being a Mentor means: to apply, please read the form, fill it out, and submit your answers by no later than October 24.

We’d like Mentors of all backgrounds. We’d particularly like to hear from Spanish and Portuguese speaking Mentors, but we do want Mentors who speak any and all other languages as well! Thank you in advance for being willing to volunteer if you have the interest!

Learning with MOOCs

Last weekend, Barb was able to attend the “Learning with MOOCs II” conference held at Columbia University. It was an amazing experience to be among many of the major players involved in the creation and research behind MOOCs. One of those fascinating players is Jonathan Haber, the Director of Learner Assessment at the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning (affiliated with MIT). Jon has written a book about MOOCs titled MOOCS. Barb devoured it this week, and highly recommends it for anyone who wants to learn more about the fascinating development and future trends related to MOOCs. Jon actually spent a year taking MOOCs, so he is writing as an extremely knowledgeable insider—you’ll love his book!

Our Favorite MOOC website

Our favorite information place about MOOCs is Class Central, whose motto is “Never stop learning!” This incredible website is run by Barb’s good friend Dhawal Shah—an amazing man who has deep insight into how to help us all benefit from the wealth of knowledge available on MOOCs. Check out Class Central, and while you’re there, feel free to leave a review of Learning How to Learn!

Have a happy week in Learning How to Learn!

Barb, Terry, and the entire Learning How to Learn team

View more Cheery Friday e-mails >