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OLDS MOOC week 8: bring us your stories!

posted Feb 28, 2013, 7:38 AM by Yishay Mor   [ updated Feb 28, 2013, 7:38 AM ]
This week ( is about reflection: your reflection, as participants and the Learning Design community's reflection, as manifested in the Larnaca declaration (more about that in a couple of days).

That doesn't mean the MOOC is over. Reflection is not a post-mortem of learning, it is an important part of learning. In the words of C. S. Lewis: “First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.”

So - your first task for this week is to share your story of OLDS MOOC. And well done Helen - who is the first to post her story!

If you have been working through a project, this could be a "designer narrative"; the story of what you were trying to achieve in your project, and the progress you've made so far. If you don't have a project then you can share your "learner narrative"; the story of your journey as a learner.

Don't be shy, and don't apologise: we all started with the best intentions and then life had its say. It doesn't matter if you planned to do ten times as much as you did. What matters is what you did, and what you learned along the way.

Looking forward to reading your experiences!