The online PBL camp supported by edutopia has been great, and I've only been in it for about 5 hours. My CDAT work has involved a lot of solo time, and a lot of details. This is a complete contradiction to my very high interpersonal learning style, and my "high DI" leadership style. I'm using this note to post my meta-reflections.
We set up our technologies: wiki page, twitter, tweetchat, delicious account, and it seems like more. Not too challenging for me, but I wonder about non-geeks, about kids. But, it makes sense to set up your communication tools first. Maybe we will do them a bit more spaced-out for our CDAT kids.
We also set up a small personal bio, and more personal reflection was encouraged. Seems logical too, in that people like to share, like to feel a sense of community.
It seems "doable", "accomplish-able", which is pretty important, to establish confidence and comfort.
One thing I'm not a fan of right now is the unthreaded discussion board. It's hard to follow someone, but maybe that's intentional. Maybe it's not time to work yet, just think.
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