EC&I 831

Brenda’s Learning Project -Final post – December 8, 2021 -EC & I 831

Pathway to lifelong learning For EC & I 831, my digital learning project’s goal was creating Spoken Word poetry. My desire to learn to write poetry was enmeshed with my desire to communicate ideas with the potential to transform or make people stop, think, and feel. My poetry writing project focused on Spoken Word poemsContinue reading “Brenda’s Learning Project -Final post – December 8, 2021 -EC & I 831”

A Sharper Vision

By Brenda Ives I completed the Coursera Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop. The last assignment was revising one of my draft poems for peer review. Putting all that I learned about sound, rhyme, rhythm, enjambment, metaphor and imagery to give the poem greater punch. I also applied the suggestions from peer reviews. The poem IContinue reading “A Sharper Vision”

Learning with Coursera

This is my review of Coursera, an open education resource (OER) with 82 million users worldwide. I am one in a million or (82 million) of Coursera users. I completed the 6-week course called Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop as a foundation for my major learning project for EC & I 831. First, this blogContinue reading “Learning with Coursera”

Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop – Coursera and me

” ….the the best writing happens after the first draft.” California Institute of the Arts (n.d.). Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop. [MOOC]. Coursera. I am on week three of Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop. The structured nature of the course has kept me on task and I feel I have a better understanding the mechanicsContinue reading “Sharpened Visions: A Poetry Workshop – Coursera and me”

Pathway to Poetry

My goal is to write and perform poetry. For the major assignment for ECI 831, I have decided on option B – to learn something complex, worth learning and of great interest to me. I am intrigued by spoken poetry with a social justice message. This blog post documents : my assessment of my experienceContinue reading “Pathway to Poetry”

Hickory Dickory Dock

TikTok and me: What in the world! by Brenda Ives This is a late addition to the assigned blog post on a social media review. I am (much too) slowly building confidence in understanding social media and applying skills to blogs etc. Here is my blog on TikTok – what it is and how itContinue reading “Hickory Dickory Dock”


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