Twitter Updates: 2013-04-05 to 2013-04-11

  • Stoked 2 have u as a student! MT @ccarfi: Incredibly stoked to start diving into Gamification course via Coursera. https://t.co/mdXoKp7ePe ->
  • Demand better. MOOCs can push us 2 improve teaching. MT @NishithSharma Never had any course been as interesting as this one. #gamification13 ->
  • Who said it was a course? It's a game. 😉 MT @wesselpeeters: Taking the #gamification13 course @coursera doesn't even feel like a course. ->
  • Yes… but our kids know even more! RT @nikacanika: @MarenziDesign @kwerb I've being thinking we parents know a lot about gamification! ->
  • Getting ready for the Silfen Forum on online learning at Penn, featuring Tom Friedman, Daphne Koller, and others. http://t.co/KYkDTgPbD9 ->
  • Penn president Amy Guttman opens forum on online learning by quoting Plato. Too bad @sivavaid isn't here to heckle. http://t.co/Nyfm6lco1M ->
  • Managing a MOOC while watching a panel discussion about MOOCs. http://t.co/F75q9id7kw ->
  • Tom Friedman: "My one rule in a flat world: Whatever can be done, will be done. Only question is whether it will be done by you or to you." ->
  • FYI, #courseraconfatpenn is the hashtag for the Coursera partner conference going on now at Penn. Lots of great discussions around MOOCs. ->
  • Takeaway from copyright panel at #courseraconfatpenn: we aren't talking to each other enough, which leads to excessive access restrictions. ->
  • David Brooks does not understand how teaching and learning work. "Deliberate seminars"? http://t.co/OUcndut7D1 ->
  • Biggest thing I'm learning at #CourseraConfAtPenn is the vast amount of MOOC activity at scores of universities. Way more than recognized. ->
  • Any PhD students out there doing (or looking to do) research on #gamification? I've been in touch with a couple but I'm curious. ->
  • Big realization from #courseraconfatpenn: My Wharton colleagues and I are outliers in taking a DIY approach to MOOC development. ->
  • Staffing MOOCs with instructional designers, AV staff, developers, editors, etc. RT @RobbyMeals: what are approaches other that diy? ->
  • Spam subject line of the day: "Have you ever considered working on the internet?" ->
  • Thanks! @bingfish is a fun guy to talk to. RT @HostJoost: Great interview Bing Gordon and @kwerb on #gamification13 at #coursera ->
  • I tried to make them part of the learning. MT @aoladi: Thanks for the interesting first assignment to us Coursera #gamification13 students! ->
  • About to do a video lecture on #gamification for @digitaloctober #knowledgestream in Russia. View it here: http://t.co/A1jkUxAOv4 in reply to digitaloctober ->
  • Mwaaahahahahaaa!!! RT @catswhiskerscat: @kwerb I am now addicted to Plants vs Zombies and I *never* play computer games :0) ->
  • Certainly! Maybe some discussion here? MT @DemetriouPan: Would it be ok for me to share key takeaways from your course on twitter please? ->
  • #10yf institute for the future future meeting starting in Sausalito ->
  • It can be our little secret. RT @crozo: Nobody believes I am doing homework while playing plants vs zombies. ->