I joined the #etmooc orientation this afternoon from my office. Which meant that my office phone rang, people walked in asking questions and I felt torn between what was needed and what I wanted to be doing.
Apparently, my timezone will always place the class time in the midst of something else. Ironic. Didn’t I tell you I was a multitasking type of learner? Able to juggle and do more than one thing at a time? Yikes, this one is definitely going to stretch my powers. If I am going to take this serious, I will have to participate from the sidelines and catch the recordings of most of this course. I’ll have to make a commitment as professional development time.
Overall, it was an introduction to the weeks that are coming, so I didn’t miss much. Alec is fun to listen to – comfortable and engaging. The chat corner was a 100 miles an hour, and to whomever shared how to save the chat **thank you**, I’ll be doing that from now on. I was able to open all links saving them to read in the quiet hours (**love Evernote**). And lastly, I thoroughly enjoyed the drawing feature engaging the group to respond. I’m a huge fan of the visual, allowing for the group to share creatively.
I’m curious though, how to engage and connect in that sphere? I’m much more comfortable on Twitter or commenting on blogs, but found the space today not so comfortable for engaging.
If you have a good method that works, let me know! Time for me to search the blogs, follow more twitter accounts and ask a ton of questions.