SLMOOC14: Opening Ceremony and What's Ahead 

Presented by:Dr. Christina Nicole Giannikas

Monday, March 31 2014| 2:00 PM (EST)

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About the Class

Nellie Homewood (Dr. Nellie Deutsch), Pionia Destiny (Doris Molero) and (Dr. Nan Zingrone), the organizers of the month-long Second Life MOOC will present the layout and organization of the MOOC. SL MOOC is scheduled to take place from March 31st 2014 through April 30th 2014 on the social media teaching platform called WizIQ in Second Life and on a Moodle platform called Moodle for Teachers. The participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for the MOOC in the Moodle course area.

Language of instruction: English

Keywords: second life, second life mooc, mooc


James OReilly aka Eurominuteman Jameson

Why is SLMOOC a Nonsense Hashtag?

144 days 11 hours 25 minutes ago

Lola Rdr

Great class. I couldn't attend it in live I've watched the recording.

167 days 6 hours 58 minutes ago

Nancy Zingrone

Hello everybody! We have really enjoyed having you in class! Remember that you can encourage friends to sign up even though we have started! Registration is open through out the month and beyond, because even when the course is done is Second Life and on the Moodle, the WizIQ info will be here with all the recordings, and also in the SLMOOC playlist on NelliSee more

168 days 20 hours 45 minutes ago

Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning

Thank you for joining, Nives. Here's the link to SLURL:

170 days 1 hours 9 minutes ago

Nives Torresi

Great class Dr Nellie, Dr Nancy and Dr Doris ... see you soon in SL and I hope not to get lost in the virtual world :-)

170 days 2 hours 15 minutes ago

Tom Hodgers

Here's the link to the opening class chat:

170 days 2 hours 32 minutes ago

Ceyda Cengiz

Hi everyone! Great to meet you and learn about SL!

170 days 2 hours 44 minutes ago

Alfonso Perfferle


170 days 3 hours 2 minutes ago

Stella Maris Berdaxagar

Hi from Argentina! Looking forward to walk,run and fly together around these new scenarios!

170 days 19 hours 34 minutes ago

Martha Eugenia Lino Acosta

See you this Monday!

171 days 4 hours 30 minutes ago

About Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning

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Profile Summary

Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) was founded in 2006 by Dr. Nellie Deutsch and joined by Dr. Ludmila Smirnova in 2009. IT4ALL is a network of educators that provides free and low-cost professional development courses on how to integrate web technologies into full, blended online learning (BOL) courses and the flipped class using WizIQ, Moodle, Google drive, screen casting tools, audio, video, and social networks.

Dr. Nellie Deutsch is internationally known as a relationship-based transformative leader, community builder, an expert in leadership, educational technology, coordinator of online professional development courses, and mentor to educators worldwide. She’s a moderator, researcher, writer, speaker, English language Learning Skills (ELLS) teacher, faculty at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, leads online and face-to-face conferences, organizes MOOCs, and an online teacher at WizIQ.

Dr. Deutsch is an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Professor Ludmila Smirnova has been at the Mount since 2001. She has taught a variety of courses, such as: Curricular Planning, Methods of Teaching Social Studies, Nature of Schools, and Society, Teaching with Technology, Readings in Literature, and Psychology of Learning.

She has become increasingly recognized for her leadership in the application of emerging Internet technologies to instruction. Professor Smirnova leads numerous workshops on the application of Smart Technologies and Web 2.0 tools, effective ways of teaching online in college and primary/secondary classrooms nationally and abroad. Prior to this, she was professor of education at Volgograd State Pedagogical University (Russia), where she also served as Dean of the School of Foreign Languages for more than 7 years.