Zaid Ali Alsagoff

Welcome to Zaid's Learning Adventure! This blog is my online learning exploration into the knowledge galaxy of T&L (Teaching and Learning), OER (Open Educational Resources), and Learning Tools. [HTML] [XML] Last Updated: 2011-07-29T19:55:39.018+0

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Baby Salma Uses iPhone to Learn 'Apple'!
, ZaidLearn, Apr 07, 2011
I suppose a 36 second video clip would make more sense now: FLASHCARDS In the video clip above, my wife is teaching baby Salma new words using voice narrated Flashcards. The cool thing about apps like My First Words, is that you can also record your own voice, and even create your own Flashcards. Cool! If you notice, baby Salma is not satisfied by simply watching passively my wife clicking the 'NEXT' button. Instead, she wants to grab the iPhone (Ownership), so that ... 2011-04-07T08:31:00.009+08:00 [Comment]

Social Media Infographics Built to Last?
, ZaidLearn, Mar 25, 2011
Goldmine: 60 Informative Social Media Infographics REALITY CHECK! When you first discover a social media infographics goldmine, you are like...WOW! Now, I can really spice up my presentations with some sizzling social media infographics to stimulate the audience. But, then you start to look at the statistics found in these infographics, and then you realize (I hope!) that much of the data shared are outdated and kind of useless (at the moment of discovery). Yes, the infographics ... 2011-03-25T14:24:00.015+08:00 [Comment]

My #CCK11 Talk - Sharing to Connect, Interact and Learn!
Zaid Ali Alsagoff, ZaidLearn, Mar 15, 2011
My #CCK11 Talk - Sharing to Connect, Interact and Learn! View more presentations from Zaid Alsagoff I will be giving a (free) live online talk on the 16th March (Midnight Malaysian time, meaning 17th March here) as a guest speaker for the 'Connectivism & Connective Knowledge 2011 (CCK11)' course facilitated by Stephen Downes and George Siemens. Details: Wednesday: Live Session: Location: ElluminateZaid Ali Alsagoff: Sharing to Connect, Interact and LearnTime:... 2011-03-15T18:43:00.003+08:00 [Comment]

Use Twitter #Hashtags to Amplify Your Learning!
Zaid Ali Alsagoff, ZaidLearn, Feb 24, 2011
Today, I don't spend much learning time following people or particular lists on Twitter, but I do spend time following, reflecting and interacting with relevant learning hashtag conversations (streams) taking place around the world. If you are confused about what Twitter hashtags are, you have come to right place to understand the power and possibilities that these learning conversations can do to amplify your learning! WHAT ARE HASHTAGS? "The # symbol, called a hashtag, ... 2011-02-24T01:33:00 [Comment]

Use Linkedin to Collaborate with the Corporate World?
Zaid Ali Alsagoff, ZaidLearn, Jan 31, 2011
"While Facebook is a goldmine for connecting people and having social fun, Linkedin is the present and future goldmine for connecting students and ideas to the corporate world." - Zaid Ali Alsagoff Not that this is so exciting, but as universities around the world are striving to create industrial or corporate linkages, and explore innovative ways to connect their students and research projects with relevant companies, professionals and experts out there, Linkedin looks increasingly ... 2011-01-31T05:11:00 [Comment]

#CCK11 - Connectivism & Connective Knowledge in Action!
Zaid Ali Alsagoff, ZaidLearn, Jan 27, 2011
CCK11 This is my first reflection (posting) for the Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course (CCK11), which is a 12-week open online course facilitated by Stephen Downes and George Siemens. This course will explore the concepts of connectivism and connective knowledge and explore their application as a framework for theories of teaching and learning. Participation is open to everyone and there are no fees or subscriptions required....Register here! Important links: Discussion ... 2011-01-27T10:50:00 [Comment]

The MOOC Survival Kit in Plain English!
Zaid Ali Alsagoff, ZaidLearn, Jan 24, 2011
WHAT IS A MOOC? 5 STEPS TO SUCCEED IN A MOOC KNOWLEDGE IN A MOOC? STILL CONFUSED? Read this Stephen Downes article: 'Connectivism' and Connective Knowledge Connectivist teaching and learning consists of four major sorts of activities (read the article above): AggregationRemixingRepurposingFeeding Forward "Rewards, by their very nature, narrow our focus... by neglecting the ingredients of genuine motivation -- autonomy, mastery, and purpose -- they ... 2011-01-06T01:57:00 [Comment]

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