EduMOOC 2011 Gradcast

The Final EduMOOC Webcast

August 17, 2011

Participants: Vance Stevens, Lisa M Lane, Alison Snieckus, Osvaldo Rodriguez, Rowan Fairgrove, & Jeff Lebow

Topic: The future of MOOC’s and online education … and acronym alternatives to MOOC, including

   SOOC – Scalable Open Online Course
   MILE – Massive Informal Learning Experience
   COOL – Collaborative Open Online Learning

Chat Log Below

Vance Stevens:

Jeff: Rowan, we are getting clicking noises from you

Lisa M Lane: cafeteria learning

Vance Stevens:

“The formal learning process is irrelevant for meaningful learning”

Lisa M Lane: thanks, Vance — good link

Vance Stevens: In this YouTube video, Siemens says at min 1:13?”Have you ever thought about how completely irrelevant structured learning is?”

Vance Stevens: I have to go, I’ll catch the rest in the podcast

Lisa M Lane: bye Vance

Lisa M Lane: oh, cool


Jeff: Osvaldo’s Survey

Osvaldo Rodriguez: send email to google list

Vance Stevens: The schedule for sundays is here

and my slides for my presentation are at

but I’ve got a new version to upload, so check in a few hours

ok, gotta run, wife will be angry

I’ll here in the podcast, bye

Vance Stevens left group chat.

Osvaldo Rodriguez: true

Lisa M Lane: exactly

Lisa M Lane: so we have MILE – Massive Informal Learning Experience

Lisa M Lane: is it scheduled?

Alison Snieckus: MILE – how fun.

I don’t think it’s scheduled

Alison Snieckus: but rather each person figures out what experiences to pursue

Lisa M Lane: oh, we’d better not get started on edupunk!

Osvaldo Rodriguez: I agree

Osvaldo Rodriguez: agree with lisa

Lisa M Lane: so it’s more inspirational

Osvaldo Rodriguez: i agree with alison.

Lisa M Lane: bye Osvaldo!

Rowan Fairgrove: farewell

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