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Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

You can find out more about this on his TALL blog – Technology Assisted life-long learning – TALL for short  (his joke – not mine ).

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning Assistants

Jenny Connected

The point was that these are his personal learning assistants. Teaching in Higher Education, 20(4), 455–467. See for example: Bayne, S.

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Open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

The problem with an LMS is that it’s easy for the tutor to be invisible and for modules to become repositories for resources. Source of image .

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Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

The University of Southampton’s Vision 2020 states that over the next few years we will “revolutionise education”.  The Teaching and Learning.

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An alternative perspective on the meaning of ‘open’ in Higher Education

Jenny Connected

With the rise of MOOCs there has been much speculation about the meaning of ‘open’, particularly with respect to the Higher Education business model.  It is clear that ‘open’ can be interpreted in a number of different ways. These are just two examples of how apparently ‘closed’ developments within Higher Education are becoming more open.

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Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London  (UCL)-  this week (Thurs 3 April). 2005). Chang, H.

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The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprisefor the last few years.

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Shaping the Future of Higher Education – standing still is not an option

Jenny Connected

The webinar was run by Prof Ale Armellini , Professor of Learning and Teaching in HE, University of Northampton. It will be a valuable resource.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 3

Jenny Connected

In this he responded to Contact North’s ideas about the Future of Online Learning, expanding on the ideas and saying where he agreed and disagreed.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 1

Jenny Connected

I have registered for Stephen Downes’ 7 week Personal Learning MOOC – Here is the text, advertising the course, from the first part of Stephen Downes’ Half an Hour blog. Course environment: NRC01 Personal Learning will be delivered using OpenEdX and will include text-based content, videos, discussion, and exercises. Downes, S.

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Evaluating open learning scenarios – keynote presentation

Jenny Connected

Here are the slides and notes for the keynote presentation that Roy Williams and I gave at the E Learning Conference, FH Joanneum, in Graz, Austria, on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Surfacing, Sharing and Valuing Tacit Knowledge in Open Learning Environments from Jenny Mackness. Why are we interested in emergent learning? Why 25?

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Notes on the NYC Department of Education Social Media Guidelines

SocialTech

NYC Department of Education (DOE) issued their Social Media Guidelines this week. Some of questions I asked myself when reading through were: 1.

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(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch

First, a survey mind map of the subjects that I find important in ''video for learning''. In this blogpost I do a wrap up of this theme.

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Understanding Open Educational Resources: Information for Schools

SocialTech

There are millions of free to use resources that have been shared globally as Open Education Resources.

First Steps in Learning and Teaching MOOC – Update

Jenny Connected

This is a new MOOC due to run from 21 st May to 22 nd June 2012.  It is aimed at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors, postgraduate students who teach and experienced lecturers who would like to update and share their knowledge and expertise. Joe Rosa  , from Oxford University  and.

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First Steps in Learning and Teaching MOOC – Update

Jenny Connected

This is a new MOOC due to run from 21 st May to 22 nd June 2012.  It is aimed at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors, postgraduate students who teach and experienced lecturers who would like to update and share their knowledge and expertise. Joe Rosa  , from Oxford University  and.

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Minecraft Meetup - report & resources

SocialTech

We''ve rounded up all of the resources from the day in one handy place! Check out photos from the event here!  . Contents. Minecraft Papercraft.

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Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

  . The only useful learning experiences I have ever had have been at least initially self-directed and exploratory. ”).

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Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education

SocialTech

Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, are. adoption of open learning technology specifications and standards is.

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Emergent learning in open environments

Jenny Connected

Previous posts relating to this presentation are: Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios. Characteristics of Open Learning Environments.

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cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

It involves diversity of approach and resources, i.e. participants are involved in determining the approach and creating the resources.

Sensitive Learning Spaces: what architects can teach us

Jenny Connected

If UCL has the necessary finances, what a wonderful opportunity to think about the influence of space on learning. Is this still the case?

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5 eLearning video resources to watch this summer

e-Moderation Station

My favourite bit: The way each video has a selection of online educators' voices which together make a mosaic of very useful advice. July 2011.

Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

The promise of open resources has not materialized. The issue is not finding innovative ways of teaching, but innovative ways of learning.

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Self-direction can be learned

Ken Carroll

  T his morning I addressed Dr Curt Bonk ‘s class at the School of Education at Indiana University. Last Last year Curt published an important book on how web technologies are changing education and learning – The World is Open  - in which he included reference to my work at ChinesePod.    . Ken Carroll.

OER13 Conference, Tues 26 March

Jenny Connected

Learning in a Small, Task-Oriented, Connectivist MOOC: Implications for Higher Education.  He will be joined on Skype, by Marion Waite.

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Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch

Experience API, XAPI, Learning Record Stores, TinCan API do you know what this is about? We may call this a learning landscape.

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Puddle Jumping @ the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference

Full Circle Associates

This is a placeholder blog where I’ll post the talk artifacts (song lyrics, visuals, and whatever else we create) and resources.

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. For us, this would exemplify open academic practice and also engagement with some of the principles of learning and teaching in HE. Why Register?

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. For us, this would exemplify open academic practice and also engagement with some of the principles of learning and teaching in HE. Why Register?

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

Beyond the Classroom: Mobile Learning the Wider World (Ken Beatty). Mobile Learning for Languages: Can the Past Speak to the Future?

#fslt12 MOOC Week 1 starts today, 21-05-12

Jenny Connected

Activity in the Moodle forums last week, particularly in response to the question ‘What is learning for you?’ indicates a real interest in the issues surrounding learning. There are some resources on this in Week 1 of the Moodle site – [link]. The MOOC is off to a really good start. See [link].

#fslt12 MOOC Week 1 starts today, 21-05-12

Jenny Connected

Activity in the Moodle forums last week, particularly in response to the question ‘What is learning for you?’ indicates a real interest in the issues surrounding learning. There are some resources on this in Week 1 of the Moodle site – [link]. The MOOC is off to a really good start. See [link].

The Rhizome: a problematic metaphor for teaching and learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

Our second paper which explores how the rhizome metaphor was understood in the Rhizo14 MOOC (Rhizomatic Learning. Mackness, J., 2016). The

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#betreat12 Communities of practice and learning

Jenny Connected

These notes are from the Academic BEtreat reading on communities of practice and learning, pages 72 -102 in Etienne’s book Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity . How does social learning theory relate to complexity theory and connectivism? Learning in these CoPs serves this purpose. Chapter 3 Learning.

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

but there’s nothing quite like having to do it yourself for learning! The full Title of this MOOC, which is being offered by Oxford Brookes University ,  is: First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. We will probably use the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (OCSLD) YouTube channel. Video.

The Pedagogy of ModPo

Jenny Connected

Within the teaching resource section, I have watched two videos. ModPo and open education. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

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Mobile learning #9: A Dummies Guide to QR codes

e-Moderation Station

You scan it with your mobile phone, and can then access specific information, or online resources, connected to that object. Tweet This! Voila!

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Join social media expert, Laurel Papworth from May 28th for three very exciting social media workshops tailored specifically towards educators.

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