We wanted to start with social networking because we're using Ning to run the course, but I will say that this is a BIG topic to cover right out of the gate. Let's just say that although I thought I'd get some serious veg time yesterday after my week in San Jose, I spent quite a bit of my Sunday pulling together the modules into some kind of coherent order.
The course is free and sponsored by Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild, from September 29 through November 7, 2008. All you have to do to participate is create your profile on Ning and then start working through the module. We'll be posting new modules each Monday, so if social networking doesn't strike your fancy, then check out the rest of the upcoming topics:
- Week 2--Social Bookmarking and Tagging
- Week 3-- Blogs
- Week 4--Aggregators and RSS Feeds
- Week 5--Wikis
- Week 6--Pulling it all Together
As of this moment, we have 371 people participating, so we'll see how this goes . . .