Truth in Education

Jenny Connected

Mariana Funes and I discussed this in relation to the work of Jonathan Haidt in our 2018 paper When Inclusion Excludes: a counter narrative of open online education. There is always a model whether we are aware of it or not, but the model we choose determines what we find.

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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 new Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIaD) has been created to lead on this ambition and help shape the University’s future educational approach.

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The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

McGilchrist doesn’t write about this in relation to education. What does this mean and why might it be significant for education? Breadth and depth in education. More commonly, in education, depth in learning is often counterpoised with breadth.

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Digital badges and the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

He hopes that these will be designed by humans to balance the possibility of biased algorithms. This of course has implications for the purpose of education. Biesta sees the purpose of education as going beyond student-centred education.

2018 148

Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

All the discussion questions were interesting and there was some overlap between threads, but for this post I would like to comment on some of the responses to Mike’s question: What are the appropriate roles for educators (in MOOCs)? Mike Sharples’ question referred to educators, but sometimes people were talking about educators, sometimes about teachers and the two words were often used interchangeably. The role of the educator.

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The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

What is Necessary and what is Contingent in Design for Massive Open Online Courses? However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? And it seems that this question is currently being considered by others on and off the net – see for example the article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Tagged: #fslt12 , Higher Education , iTunesU , MOOC , OER , SEDA , teaching.

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Re-Imagining Effective Work – the SAMR Model

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ruben Puentedura developed the SAMR model to categorise how educational technology can be used to enhance education. – Redefinition is the fourth and final level in Ruben’s model, and by its very nature, the most challenging to imagine.

2018 146

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

Last Monday I was invited to Sanctuary House to contribute to two face to face meeting relating to the Data and Infrastructure strand identified by the Education Technology Action Group (ETAG) as one of its three key workstreams. the current gap between educational policy and the social, political and economic impact of technologies, and 2. Scotland and Wales are both supporting Open Education initiatives at country-wide level.

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education

SocialTech

Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, are. It's also great to be speaking in and supporting Open Education Week , and to be part of a worldwide community who are committed to promoting and. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

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Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

Last Monday I was invited to Sanctuary House to contribute to two face to face meeting relating to the Data and Infrastructure strand identified by the Education Technology Action Group (ETAG) as one of its three key workstreams. the current gap between educational policy and the social, political and economic impact of technologies, and 2. Scotland and Wales are both supporting Open Education initiatives at country-wide level.

Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

The report makes for interesting reading and suggests 10 innovations that the authors think have the potential to provoke major shifts in educational practice. At the same time, playful learning doesn’t fit well in many current education systems. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T.,

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Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses

Taming the spaces

Today i sent away my paper: Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses to the special call of Journal of Educational Technology & Society. The main idea is to bring out the ecological learning design framework elements and show how they were applicable at the course design. In the article I pointed to the need for the new learning design frameworks for self-directed learning with social software that were ecological.

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution.

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

business / technology / design Magazine Articles Video Audio Blogs Events Subscribe frog design | about | contact | privacy policy | terms of use Elektroniker Tim Leberecht Digital lifestyle at the intersection of attention, beauty, productivity, and the social web. Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? conference: “Design for the loss of control.” If you design ways out of the system, they might as well serve as ways into the system.

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

I am not aware of any evidence that xMOOCs have been specifically designed to test out a given theory. cMOOCs are designed as massive networks. MOOCs were not designed to serve the missions of the elite colleges and universities.

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The science of teaching

Jenny Connected

The brain stores models not facts. The scientific approach to teaching: Research as a basis for course design Slide 6. Tagged: education , ericmazur , learning , lecturing , potcert , Research , scienceteaching , sebschmoller , teaching.

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

I am not an educational technologist, and whilst I am not debilitatingly technophobic, my technical skills leave a lot to be desired. I have been a teacher all my working life, and have experience of all phases of education, i.e. from very young children in Reception classes to post-graduates in Higher Education. Design of the course. This fits with his belief that the role of the teacher is to model and demonstrate. First a bit of background.

2018 127

New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

We investigate how to design such inter-sectoral public library innovations that are embedded in existing organizational practice and are both sustainable and scalable. We outline a practical social innovation sensemaking method based on a combination of a social innovation collaboration network model and process model. Filed under: education , libraries , social innovation , universities. education libraries social innovation universities Just published: A.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

» Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. There are things that work and things that don’t, and content designers definitely work in the R&D department of new media. Ken Carroll This entry was posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2008 at 12:41 am and is filed under Instructional design , Learning , Learning objects.

Breaking out from ‘Enforced Independence’ – #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

But Dave has given us an example of what he means by ‘enforced independence’ by sharing his syllabus for his f2f course ED366 Educational Technology and the Adult Learner , which he says is an example of how he tries to balance the enforcement.

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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

I would expect most people who work in education to recognize this model (the hypothetico-deductive model), particularly those with a science background and those who read research papers, many of which follow this model.

2014 238

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way. Designing this course has been more complex than I anticipated and I think this is because the course is neither a fully connectivist course of the type conceived by Downes, Siemens, Cormier and Groom, nor an institutional or commercial type of Mooc (Stanford, MIT, Curtis Bonk). She describes the model we have decided on as being the ‘middle ground’.

2012 163

Clearstep Business Community : Community Engagement Models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Remember Me Search Clearstep > Online Communities > Build > Documents Clearspace Online Communities Internal Collaboration Up to Documents in Build Currently Being Moderated Community Engagement Models VERSION 1 Created on: Jul 9, 2008 10:23 PM by Barry Tallis - Last Modified: Jul 9, 2008 10:24 PMby Barry Tallis In “Groundswell”, Charline Li and Josh Bernoff, from Forrester, identify 5 different type of community engagement models.

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MOOCs – Which Way Now?

Jenny Connected

This book, intended as an experiment in schizophrenic and nomadic thought, has captured the attention of some educators, who see the rhizome as a useful metaphor for understanding learning in open environments such as MOOCs. Higher Education Research #altmoocsig #rhizo14 rhizomatic learning

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What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. The education system is an excellent example; especially college degrees (invented in the 1300′s).

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What is Academic Rigour?

Jenny Connected

The focus of Tom’s presentation was educational research and the lack of impact of educational technology research on educational policy and practice. To address this problem he has worked with colleagues to develop a modelDesign-Based Research.

2012 161

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. A lot of what I discovered in my social theory education enlightened me about the degree to which we are programmed by our environments, culture, and institutions, and especially by the media. Whether p2p is coopted into a corporate capitalist framework or becomes a separate model of self-organized production in its own right, depends on who has the most leverage from owning the means of production and being able to walk away from the bargaining table.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Linear and non-linear learning Designing conversations » Skype, social networks and language learning There’s lots of start-ups in the language learning space, mostly variations on the social networking and Skype models.

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Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way. Designing this course has been more complex than I anticipated and I think this is because the course is neither a fully connectivist course of the type conceived by Downes, Siemens, Cormier and Groom, nor an institutional or commercial type of Mooc (Stanford, MIT, Curtis Bonk). She describes the model we have decided on as being the ‘middle ground’.

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What is Academic Rigour?

Jenny Connected

The focus of Tom’s presentation was educational research and the lack of impact of educational technology research on educational policy and practice. To address this problem he has worked with colleagues to develop a modelDesign-Based Research.

2012 130

Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The problem is, humans weren’t designed for mechanization. We were designed to create. The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker? i think that as new economic models are put into place that support social production, this idea will take off at a larger societal level.

Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

Often on application forms, funders provide guidance, asking that a grantee provide an articulation of their theory of change and a logic model to show how, step by step, their program will help transform something, address an issue or solve a problem.

2018 102

Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 3: Network Weaving « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? I can see that this idea is essential if education is to become a human potential movement-either with or without institutions.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. Their role as educational leaders is actually thwarted by the distorted values that emerge from excessive wealth.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? The buzzing has been growing louder, and my mind was saying, ‘The future of Social Business is networks,’ ‘The future of education is networks,’ ‘The future of society is networks.’ It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model.

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eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Queensborough Community College/CUNY and Stevens Institute of Technology Learnscape Architecture (8/20/08) Jay Cross, Internet Time Group Tips for Delivering a Successful Online Experience (4/30/08) By Richard Watson, Technical Trainer and Instructional Designer How to Motivate Your Students (4/18/08) By Errol Craig Sull Usability Testing of E-Learning: Easy, Effective, Affordable (4/02/08) By Carol M. Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn?

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WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future: Cliff Figallo and the Evolution of Virtual Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Suggest a Story Submission Guidelines Editor Advertising Design: Matt Chapman Logo Design: Egg Hosting, Development, and Technical Management

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Redesign of face-to-face learning programmes into blended learning - an example in the Netherlands

Joitske Hulsebosch

Getting started with three design models After thinking about the added value and an introduction to blended learning we went into sub- groups to redesign using three different models (3P's Jukebox, SamR see video below). How did the models help?

2015 184

Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Agency is one of those words that, if you work in education, is very familiar, but when it comes down to it, are we clear about what it means? It is difficult to imagine a world in which education is not solely about knowledge and skills. The Three Dimensions of Inclusive Design.

2018 187

Collaboration online

Jenny Connected

Gilly Salmon’s 5-stage model provides very good guidelines on how to prepare for collaborative tasks online. These are usually designed into Stage 4 of the model after it has been established that everyone has successfully accessed the learning environment (Stage 1), participants are socialising easily and the learning community norms have become apparent (Stage 2) and information is being freely exchanged and a culture of open sharing exists (Stage 3).

CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

At the moment many people think there is just the educational practitioner (expert; one role); and the learner. Encourage them, like the content scanners, to lead conversations, share their critical thinking skills and role model active participation.

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