ConnectedCoursesbyMura Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:04:39 GMT Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:04:39 GMT en-us Fargo v1.66 Connected Courses intro post <p>These are quick thoughts or rather questions based on the <a href="">pre-course video</a>.</p> <p>The issue of "taking ownership" brought up by Jim Groom is upfront in my mind. </p> <p>A lot of the tools and technology being shared by language teachers come from closed, proprietary sources.</p> <p>Issues of what happens to the data that our students hand over need to be weighed up. Are students aware of what happens?</p> <p>How can we check whether a tool fits with our ideas of what is right?</p> <p>How can language teachers use tools such as Smallest Federated Wiki? </p> <p>If teachers ask me why I use PirateBox to share files rather than say Dropbox how can I explain this without glazing their eyes over!? </p> <p>Come on join the fun in <a href="">Connected Courses</a>.</p> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:50:14 GMT