Sunday, September 18, 2011

Language Barrier and the Digital Divide

If language barrier and the digital divide seem to be the major challenges to global communication, how do we bridge the gap?

Record your own voxpoop message 

"Global Communication"
Week 9
by Silvia Purpuri and Retsam Zhang, 
as part of the Massive Open Education Course 

Monday, September 12, 2011

What are the main challenges of Global Communication?

What are the main challenges of Global Communication? 

Hang your own note on our Wallwisher!!

"Global Communication" 
Week 9
by Silvia Purpuri and Retsam Zhang, 
as part of the Massive Open Education Course 

Sunday, September 11, 2011

On Global Communication - a starter for brainstorming!

As part of the Massive Open Education Course (MOOC)

during WEEK 9, Retsam Zhang and I will be exploring Global Communication!

Here's a starter for brainstorming: 

Are we communicating globally or are we just imaginary cosmopolitans?

You are welcome to join the discussion by posting your comments below and share your ideas!

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Creativity & Multicultural Communication

CMC11  is an open online course that over 13 weeks explores the domain of Creativity and global communication in multidisciplinary venues. Participation is open to everyone and there are no fees or subscriptions required.

Course outline:

Week 1: Orientation

Week 2: Connectivism with Stephen Downes

Week 3: PLE with George Siemens

Week 4: Transliteracy and Metaliteracy: Emerging Literacy Frameworks for Social Media with Tom Mackey

Week 5:  Synthesizing and Refining Creativity with Alicia Arnold

Week 6: Upshifting Innovation with Russell Schoen

Week 7: Creativity and Innovation with CPS with Gregg Fraley

Week 8: Designing Online Immersive Environments for Higher Education with Glen Gatin

Week 9: Global Communication with Retsam Zhang and Silvia Purpuri

Week 10: Creative Communication with Jim Groom

Week 11: Creativity and TIM in education with Susan Keller-Mathers

Week 12: Global Project ~ HP Catalyst with Jim Vanides

Week 13:  Diversity and Inclusiveness with MHammoud

Weeks 14 and 15:  credit student presentations only