This is the transcript from the chat which occurred around our tutorial Hangout on Friday.
Myles Thies Control groups?
Colin Miller isn’t also possible for our announcements to be lost in the crowd of the Mooc?
Renée Hann does being at the ‘norm setting’ stage (it the MOOC is just starting) help/hinder?
Colin Miller Perhaps the “common enemy” will be a talking point to stimulate discussion.
Myles Thies Could it be a culturally contextualized misunderstanding perhaps? ie non western?
Nigel Painting that’s just perfectly normal paranoia. Everyone in the Universe has that.” The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Colin Miller Nice mask, Dirk 😀
Cathy Hills is this flaming particular to online communities or would there be someone in the pub who takes exception to something
Renée Hann pero, Nigel, to puedes hablar muy bien
Eli App_D I think Dirk is symbolising the “hiding behind a mask” idea of the internet 🙂
Nigel Painting Yes but in English Renée 🙂
You Yes. Please can you send the links.
Renée Hann is the co-opting of the MOOC format by big corporates perhaps influential on diminished sense of community? i.e. ownership
Cathy Hills sure http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1068/a37268
Renée Hann and what abbout your participant role? i.e. whether you are mingler/devotee etc. How does that impact on your study?
Renée Hann *about
Eli App_D that’s something I was conscious of Renee. I am trying to fully participate as part of the community in the hope that it might give me a fuller experience
Myles Thies Bayms research – social interactors seek to integrate their online and offline experiences
Renée Hann perhaps – in being constructed for a particular audience – the sense of identity is too fragmented when only delivered through text?
Myles Thies Isnt that true of face to face communities too -same question
Matthew Sleeman Reminded of Zygmunt Bauman about ‘cloakroom communities’: e.g. http://deuze.blogspot.co.uk/2007/06/interview-with-zygmunt-bauman-part-iii.html
Myles Thies Should it be so rigid?
Renée Hann kozinets – ‘anticipated future interaction’
Cathy Hills yes, anticipated interaction, thanks Renee
Myles Thies Globalisation is not in fashion anymore?
Colin Miller But people will always reach out to others who are of a similar mind
Myles Thies hahaha!
Myles Thies How about Trump masks? Stirring the pot eh?
Renée Hann we’re part of an experiment.. flame him 😉
Myles Thies How will VR play on this?
Myles Thies Doppelgangers r us?