I did submit this introduction activity for students in the #clmooc. http://blog.nwp.org/clmooc/2013/06/17/make-your-avatar-as-an-introduction-in-clmooc/
Everyone now has an opportunity to make an avatar. Making an avatar is a fun way of introduction for new students and teachers. And for participants in a Mooc.
I would like you all to make an avatar (please do a search on Internet to learn more about avatars and how to make them) You could paint, use textile or any material (and make a photo of it), or use a computer program.
You are encouraged to support and to help each other.
It will help us if you could write a text on the process of making and / or on the meaning of your avatar.
Make an avatar that can be used in the next months.
Publish your avatar in your blog, or Twitter or in a Facebook group on this MOOC.
And put your avatar in your contact info in Google+
Let us know when you are ready.
I do this avatar-make in new groups and classes and students really like it. And it helps them to get to know each other in the group. And I do learn their names very quick. 😉