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  1. page home edited Recording from NECC Session Title: The Walls Came Down: Incubating Collaborative Learning Envir…
    Recording from NECC
    Session Title:
    The Walls Came Down: Incubating Collaborative Learning Environments
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    1:11 pm
  2. page UstreamChat edited 01:29 justinreeve : sorry I always ask this, but is this being recorded? 01:30 openpd-1 : yes -- …
    01:29 justinreeve : sorry I always ask this, but is this being recorded?
    01:30 openpd-1 : yes -- I hit the "record" button -- thanks for asking :)
    01:30 justinreeve : thank you so much!
    01:31 mrsdurff-2 : oh boy
    01:31 mrsdurff-2 : look who it is
    11:29 justinreeve : sorry I always ask this, but is this being recorded?
    11:30 openpd-1 : yes -- I hit the "record" button -- thanks for asking :)
    11:30 justinreeve : thank you so much!
    11:31 mrsdurff-2 : oh boy
    11:31 mrsdurff-2 : look who it is
    01:31 justinreeve : It's your magnetic personality ;)
    01:31 mrsdurff-2 : right
    01:32 openpd-1 : Hi durff!
    01:32 mjantzi : Howdy carpool buddy, Lisa!
    01:32 mrsdurff-2 : hey!
    01:32 mrsdurff-2 : Educon2.1 lies ahead!!
    01:33 mjantzi : Yea, I'm dreaming of attending.
    01:33 mrsdurff-2 : hi darren
    01:33 mrsdurff-2 : gtfinish lunxh
    01:34 nnorris-1 : @mrsdurff - whatcha eatin?
    01:34 justinreeve : when's Educon 2.1?
    01:35 openpd-1 : just an fyi -- streaming over wifi -- quality not great -- sorry
    01:35 justinreeve : yeah, pretty choppy. I guess you get what you pay for :)
    01:35 mrsdurff-2 : eating ww tortillas filled with mexican brown rice, rotel, and soy cheese
    01:35 alanlutz-2 : Yo, Justin
    01:35 Jackson224 : I am not getting audio
    01:35 justinreeve : well, I'M getting what I paid for, at least
    01:35 openpd-1 : can everyone hear audio?
    01:35 nnorris-1 : very low
    01:35 mrsdurff-2 : you didn't pay
    01:35 explorer23 : last lady was too quiet
    01:35 justinreeve : audio is a little choppy, but no big deal
    01:36 justinreeve : that was the point, mrsdurff
    01:36 mrsdurff-2 : can you turn audio up?
    01:36 justinreeve : thanks for streaming this, openpd
    01:36 alanlutz-2 : @durff how you can you be watching both ustreams?
    01:36 mjantzi : Need more volume.
    01:36 justinreeve : haha, we're a demanding group of freeloaders, aren't we?
    01:36 mrsdurff-2 : you are
    01:36 openpd-1 : any better?
    01:36 explorer23 : will I be able to watch this later, I'm too laggy
    01:36 justinreeve : Now fetch me the head of a pig!
    01:36 alanlutz-2 : ha. Iknow!
    01:36 mrsdurff-2 : perfect darren
    01:36 mrscaldwell0 : better
    01:36 mrsdurff-2 : yes!
    01:36 mrsdurff-2 : ty
    01:36 justinreeve : beautimous
    01:37 mrscaldwell0 : What is the topic of session?
    01:37 openpd-1 : it's being recorded
    01:37 explorer23 : thank you
    01:37 alanlutz-2 : how to find recording?
    01:37 openpd-1 : viral professional development
    01:37 alanlutz-2 : url?
    01:37 justinreeve : just come back to this page when it's done
    01:37 mrscaldwell0 : Thanks
    01:37 justinreeve : it should be listed under "openpd's Video Clips"
    01:37 mrsdurff-2 : there have been more ustreams today than any day of NECC
    01:37 openpd-1 : It will alwys be available on te wiki - thewallscamedown.wikispaces.com
    01:37 justinreeve : oh, http://www.ustream.tv/channel/openpd
    01:37 mrsdurff-2 : wondering why
    01:37 alanlutz-2 : great, thks
    01:38 mrsdurff-2 : alan is paying a lot too
    01:39 mrsdurff-2 : hey darren!
    01:40 alanlutz-2 : great seat for a great price
    01:41 mrsdurff-2 : this is darren's & robin's openpd wiki site http://openpd.wikispaces.com/
    01:41 openpd-1 : thanks for putting that up durff!
    01:41 mrsdurff-2 : anyway to turn kelly up?
    01:41 justinreeve : there's another ustream going on right now: http://hellotxt.com/l/G3GX
    01:42 mrsdurff-2 : of this?
    01:42 justinreeve : no, of Storyworlds
    01:42 mrsdurff-2 : twitterholism!
    01:43 mrsdurff-2 : i have that going too
    01:43 mrsdurff-2 : but i like this better
    01:43 justinreeve : because I'm here, of course
    01:43 alanlutz-2 : me too
    01:43 justinreeve : ;)
    01:44 mrsdurff-2 : so eobin and darren got to meet this conference?
    01:44 mrsdurff-2 : robin
    01:47 mrsdurff-2 : i'm terrible at sl
    01:47 cobannon-1 : Is audio cutting in and out on anyone else?
    01:47 mrsdurff-2 : yes
    01:47 misst2 : Yes
    01:47 mrsdurff-2 : wifi courtesy of iste
    01:47 cobannon-1 : @mrsdurff Me too, SL that is. Not good at all. Need lessons.
    01:48 mrsdurff-2 : i just persist
    01:48 alanlutz-2 : that's what I just said, in the other ustream
    01:48 misst2 : I go to SL and never know what to do
    01:48 alanlutz-2 : I'm there now waiting for keynote to begin. sleepign in a chair
    01:48 openpd-1 : sorry about cutting ou folks -- it's the wifi in the convention center
    01:48 mrsdurff-2 : LOL
    01:49 alanlutz-2 : I'llhave my avatar catch keynote while I have lunch with son
    01:49 mrsdurff-2 : PA!
    01:51 mrscaldwell0 : I am still struggling with Second Life's value in K12 ed
    01:51 justinreeve : I'm not entirely convinced either, mrscaldwell
    01:51 justinreeve : one day I'm sure I will be though.
    01:51 alanlutz-2 : MrsC you should be watching Storyworlds preso now.
    01:52 mrscaldwell0 : I have it paused
    01:52 alanlutz-2 : we are
    01:52 justinreeve : but I'm not prepared to try to convince my tech department to unblock it
    01:52 alanlutz-2 : O, me too.
    01:52 mrsdurff-2 : i don't think the way sl is, that is has application. But TeenSL and OpenSim do
    01:52 alanlutz-2 : actually I can listen to both at same time.
    01:52 mrsdurff-2 : mutlitasker
    01:52 cfoote : but I think this is good point..colleges are using it.
    01:53 alanlutz-2 : haha right. I'm trying
    01:53 mrsdurff-2 : no better, geek
    01:53 justinreeve : oh, I forgot about TeenSL
    01:53 mrscaldwell0 : That is creepy alanlutz... two ears, two audios
    01:53 alanlutz-2 : all in the headphones! special set
    01:53 mrscaldwell0 : It's special alright
    01:53 justinreeve : does it annoy anyone that colleges seem to be the first ones to deploy cool educational technology? I'd like to see K12 take over the innovation.
    01:53 justinreeve : it's like a silent race
    01:53 mrsdurff-2 : @mrscaldwell - what is REALLY creepy that justi, alan, and I are all in both ustreams
    01:54 cfoote : @justinreeve I think k-12 often is innovating
    01:54 mrscaldwell0 : hahaha
    01:54 cfoote : ahead of colleges
    01:54 justinreeve : yeah, but colleges have more money
    01:54 mrsdurff-2 : @justin i think you are correct
    01:54 cfoote : it's so virtal that her favorite tools have already changed
    01:54 cfoote : viral
    01:54 cfoote : since she did the slides.
    01:54 justinreeve : I think in terms of breadth, K12 dominates
    01:54 mrscaldwell0 : Love that Alabama just had major budget issues because higher ed said they were not getting enough money
    01:54 misst2 : where is Storyworls stream?
    01:55 mrsdurff-2 : when i said so last year i was told i was wrong
    01:55 justinreeve : but in just flat-out deployment of ed tech, colleges came first. They had online classes before K12 did. They had full-featured student portals before K12.
    01:55 justinreeve : etc.
    01:55 alanlutz-2 : http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ramapo-storyworlds
    01:55 misst2 : ty
    01:55 mrsdurff-2 : they don't teach minors
    01:55 alanlutz-2 : trickle down effect
    01:55 mrsdurff-2 : less litigation
    01:56 alanlutz-2 : all great tech: Military first, business, then maybe education
    01:56 mrsdurff-2 : i think the safety factor is the biggest obstacle
    01:56 justinreeve : so true, alan
    01:56 mrsdurff : http://openpd.wikispaces.com/
    01:57 alanlutz-2 : tech diff?
    01:57 mrsdurff : yes
    01:57 mrsdurff : i was thrown out of the ustream
    01:57 mrsdurff : but i persist
    01:57 alanlutz-2 : @durff you lost your #2
    01:58 mrsdurff : ah well
    01:58 mrsdurff : still in the other
    01:58 alanlutz-2 : now you're #1 again
    01:58 mjantzi : welcome back durff.--Persevere!
    01:58 mrsdurff : :)
    01:58 justinreeve : that #1 and #2 is the only thing keeping you from surpassing me on the next backchannel Wordle
    01:58 mrsdurff : it is your wordle
    01:59 alanlutz-2 : ahh, me too. I bet
    01:59 justinreeve : maybe that's the problem
    01:59 openpd-1 : sorry about that... set up in here is not the best
    01:59 justinreeve : no need to apologize, openpd
    01:59 justinreeve : we're just grateful you're doing this for us
    01:59 abubnic-1 : Beth's 2nd Life - Literature Alive http://bethssecondlife.blogspot.com/2007/02/literature-alive-and-other-tales.html
    01:59 alanlutz-2 : Yes, I feel like I've been at NECC 'and' make new friends
    01:59 alanlutz-2 : made
    01:59 openpd-1 : openpd = ssandifer
    02:00 justinreeve : oh, hi ssandifer!
    02:00 openpd-1 : hi!
    02:00 mrsdurff : hi stephanie
    02:00 mrscaldwell0 : This is my first ustream... so I am quite smitten
    02:01 mrsdurff : saw you briefly
    02:01 mrscaldwell0 : I may be on my sofa all day
    02:01 openpd-1 : Hi durff!
    02:01 mrsdurff : welcome mrscaldwell
    02:01 openpd-1 : yes -- I goofed trying to chang camera setup...
    02:02 mrscaldwell0 : I went to NECC by myself last year and did not really know how to do it in one day (paid myself, so did one day)
    02:02 mrsdurff : it's weird seeing all of you that i know and i am not there
    02:02 mrsdurff : and i have not met many f2f
    02:02 openpd-1 : it's wierd that you're not here
    02:02 mrscaldwell0 : Until I can go for the whole shebang, I will do it virtually like thise
    02:02 mrsdurff : no $$
    02:02 justinreeve : I'm the same way, mrsdurff
    02:02 openpd-1 : meeting face-to-face has been interesting -- will blog about it later
    02:02 justinreeve : the only way I'd go is if I can get the tech department to pay for me
    02:02 mrscaldwell0 : What are they using on the screen there?
    02:02 mrsdurff : gotta save up for educon
    02:03 justinreeve : I might be able to go to the Innovative Learning Conference this fall
    02:03 alanlutz-2 : I was at last two NECC but only since then got active on Twitter and online
    02:03 abubnic-1 : http://www.ustream.tv/channel/openpd
    02:03 openpd-1 : the screen is showing the chatzy backchannel
    02:03 alanlutz-2 : I want to go there too, Justin
    02:03 abubnic-1 : But what is the chatzy URL?
    02:03 openpd-1 : http://www.chatzy.com/492808953110
    02:03 mrscaldwell0 : I am attending Constructing Modern Knowledge... do you know anyone attending that?
    02:04 justinreeve : nope.
    02:04 justinreeve : Looks like you're stuck streaming the entire thing :)
    02:04 alanlutz-2 : my skype: alan.lutz
    02:04 mrscaldwell0 : Hahaha, I have my orders justin
    02:04 mrsdurff : now why have a seperate backchannel if there is a backchannel right here?
    02:04 justinreeve : yeah, I don't get that either, mrsdurff
    02:04 justinreeve : plus with chatzy, dont' you have to actually PAY to get the full chat log?
    02:05 alanlutz-2 : yeah, that's cheap!
    02:05 mrscaldwell0 : Alan, I just sent you a skype request
    02:05 alanlutz-2 : had to save ech screen shot andpaste, right Justing?
    02:05 mrsdurff : true
    02:05 mrsdurff : now we miss it soooo much
    02:05 justinreeve : right. I haven't been bothering to archive the chatzy sessions
    02:05 mrsdurff : at educon we formed our own in skype
    02:06 mrsdurff : until the chat rooms in ustream were unblocked
    02:06 justinreeve : I really need a better system for logging these chats, too. I just save them as plain ol' text files
    02:06 mrscaldwell0 : backchannels are like twitter... live microchat
    02:06 justinreeve : they could be tagged and hyperlinked, for instance
    02:06 mrsdurff : backchannels are synthesizing knowledge
    02:06 mrscaldwell0 : I am so behind, I have not even thought to save chats... but would I go back and read them...
    02:07 mrsdurff : prior knowledge is connected with what you hear
    02:07 alanlutz-2 : MrsC I'll check for it. better than the unsolicted ones I get on skype ;-)
    02:07 mrscaldwell0 : I guess it would be good to go back and get links and ideas from the chat
    02:07 justinreeve : it's interesting you would say that, mrscaldwell. Chat rooms have been around a LONG time, and that's all this is. But now with Twitter, those who may not have been big on chat rooms before, unintentionally have their own personal chat room they can take anywhere
    02:07 alanlutz-2 : SO MUCH to go back and glean from here!
    02:07 mrscaldwell0 : true, justin
    02:07 justinreeve : yeah, and I still have to watch the Storyworlds archive when it's over
    02:07 alanlutz-2 : @justin and NOW they're called back channel, not chat
    02:08 justinreeve : yeah, sorry. I meant backchannel.
    02:08 justinreeve : How silly of me not to keep up with the memes. :)
    02:08 alanlutz-2 : I mean it's a technicality that was pointed out. Like podcast vs audio file online
    02:09 alanlutz-2 : Were you there for that one?
    02:09 mrscaldwell0 : I am still struggling to get my teachers to know what a blog is... this would be way to much for them
    02:09 alanlutz-2 : haha true
    02:09 justinreeve : ugh, I know the feeling
    02:10 justinreeve : and most of our teachers just use their blog to post assignments.
    02:10 justinreeve : they completely miss the collaborative potential of their blog
    02:10 mrscaldwell0 : yep
    02:10 alanlutz-2 : GTG, lunch with son. I'll leave on to save chat.
    02:10 mrscaldwell0 : nice to meet ya alan
    02:10 justinreeve : see ya, Alan
    02:11 alanlutz-2 : Thks!
    02:11 justinreeve : actually, I can save it this time, alan
    02:11 alanlutz-2 : Thks Justin.
    02:11 justinreeve : I didn't get kicked out or anything
    02:11 justinreeve : thank you, though. Have a good time!
    02:11 alanlutz-2 : like some peeps
    02:11 mrsdurff : good for you justin
    02:11 alanlutz-2 : Hope to be on later today somewhere.
    02:12 mrsdurff : mmm - that's an idea darren
    02:12 mrsdurff : i should try that!
    02:14 mrsdurff : it's not intuitive to adults, but is to kids
    02:14 mrsdurff : oh my
    02:15 mrsdurff : link for that listserve?
    02:16 openpd-1 : @mrsdurff I missed it, but I think we can get it on the presentation wiki
    02:17 mrsdurff : thanks
    02:18 justinreeve : this one? http://www.secondlife.com/education
    02:18 mrsdurff : and our show too
    02:18 mrsdurff : Skype can be used from a flash drive
    02:19 mrscaldwell0 : Skype from a flashdrive... how smart
    02:19 mrscaldwell0 : never thought of that
    02:19 mrsdurff : a middle school did that
    02:19 mrsdurff : so i told the principal that i did NOT teach him how
    02:19 mrsdurff : he thought it was funny
    02:20 lorips : ahhh, found the right stream!
    02:21 mrsdurff : wifi thanks to iste - let them know how much you appreciate it
    02:21 openpd-1 : @durff LOL
    02:21 openpd-1 : Don't worry -- I think they've heard from enough of this week re: the wonderful wifi :)
    02:22 mrscaldwell0 : openpd, what kind of camera and mic are you using to stream this?
    02:23 openpd-1 : two cameras -- sony dv and logitech webcam... just using builtin mic
    02:23 mrscaldwell0 : really good for the webcam and builtin mic
    02:23 mrsdurff : clap for steph
    02:23 mrscaldwell0 : steph did a great job
    02:24 cfoote : another tool I wanted to share...tpbookclubs.com
    02:24 cfoote : place for teachers to do booktalks for pd online
    02:24 cfoote : diff book every month. And I learned about this virally--while in the blogger cafe an hour ago!!
    02:24 CSouthard : I love ustream - great pd for me (and you too) The audio is working well
    02:24 mrscaldwell0 : so chatzy is not blocked if other irc's are?
    02:25 openpd-1 : using Camtwist on Mac to create picture-in-picture
    02:25 mrscaldwell0 : nice, I just downloaded camtwist
    02:25 bvandyck-1 : I love the chatzy back channel Vicki showed it to us at GTA
    02:26 openpd-1 : don't know if chatzy is blocked -- I jsut learned about that one this week... you would just have to experiement and see what is blocked and not blocked by your school/district
    02:26 CSouthard : Just saved chatzy to my delicious
    02:26 mrsdurff : education
    02:27 CSouthard : Can someone post the chatzy backchannel link?
    02:27 openpd-1 : ttp://www.chatzy.com/492808953110
    02:27 mrsdurff : hmmm - no comment justin
    02:27 mrsdurff : clap clap clap
    02:27 greatnews : Chatzy isn't really a permanent link. It gets recycled if it's like the chatzy we used for CR20 LIVE.
    02:27 mrscaldwell0 : good stuff
    02:27 lorips : bravo
    02:28 cfoote : thanks for coming everyone!
    02:28 mrsdurff : bye all
    02:28 justinreeve : thank you!
    02:28 mjantzi : Gracias
    02:28 cfoote : here's link to see the audience of our session http://www.flickr.com/photos/99107397@N00/
    02:28 openpd-1 : okay everyone! Thanks for chatting and watching! I'm going to stop the stream now
    02:28 mrscaldwell0 : bye, going to check out another one
    02:29 justinreeve : another one?

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    Backchannel (everyone is invited to chat and ask questions of the presenters.)

    Session Title:
    The Walls Came Down: Incubating Collaborative Learning Environments
    ...
    Main Location: NECC - San Antonio, TX
    Virtual Locations:
    Backchannel (everyone is invited to chat and ask questions of the presenters.)
    Purpose & Objectives
    This group of panelists will discuss how they channeled their "viral" connections
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    Session Title:
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Wednesday, June 18

  1. page Backchanneling in the classroom edited Backchannel Resources We'll use this page to list and describe some of the available backchannel t…
    Backchannel Resources
    We'll use this page to list and describe some of the available backchannel tools that can be used. The big issues for choosing a tool is allowing for easy access, archiving the chat, and keeping "junk posters" out.
    ChatzkyChatzy -
    Cover it Live - live blogging that is embeddable for archiving purposes, but has limitations to number of participants
    Twitter - less organized, harder to archive, conversation gets lost with other Twitter "noise"
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