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Rick Anderson, The Scholarly Kitchen, Apr 21, 2021
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This post discusses the subscribe-to-open (S2O) model "whereby a journal shifts from subscription access to OA, but the libraries who were subscribers under the old model continue paying in order to keep the journal financially viable."" The obvious risk is that libraries...

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Lawrie Phipps, lawrie : converged, Apr 21, 2021
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This is a good point: "Because of this premium on presence from pre-pandemic practice, practices in online places have also put a premium on synchronous presence. This manifests in many ways; online lectures is the most obvious, where a lecture that was on campus is directly...

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Goldie Blumenstyk, Chronicle of Higher Education, Apr 21, 2021
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Goldie Blumenstyk follows up on a competition launched five years ago by the Robin Hood Foundation. The upshot is that there were no winners...

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Justin Weinberg, Daily Nous, Apr 20, 2021
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I read this before giving my talk today (but too close to it to be able to work it into it at all). The argument presented is that participating in public education - what I would call 'supporting everyday learning' - is harmful, first, because public contributions are not peer...

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La'Quata Sumter, eSchool News, Apr 20, 2021
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I have two conflicting thoughts about starting a school drone program. It's true that such an experience could be life-changing for the participants. But on the other hand, it's expensive, and won't be available to all schools, nor to all students in the school (and the...

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Tom Kuhlmann, The Rapid E-Learning Blog, Apr 20, 2021
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The answer in this post, at least as I read it, is that companies don't want to make the investment into good e-learning. "In organization both big and small... the organization buys the software and that’s about it. The developers don’t tend to get much more...

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Alan Levine, CogDogBlog, Apr 20, 2021
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I sometimes feel like one of those old folks on a bench in the park, watching as the world moves on and talking about "the way it used to be". But there is something to that talk, isn't there? Here, Alan Levine is responding to...

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Nadine von Piechowski, tekdeeps, OnlineMarketing, Apr 19, 2021
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This article (a translation of the original from OnlineMarketing.de)...

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Supporting Everyday Learning

Publicado en OLDaily el 19/04/2021

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Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada (workshop)

Description: When we think of supporting learning, even everyday learning, most of us think in terms of supporting traditional students in online or in-person class environments, where the work being supported consists of subject matter acquisition, projects and labwork, discussions, assignments, and exam preparation.

Yet for most of us, this mode of learning ceases the day we are handed our diplomas. And all of us, whether traditional students or not, engage in a much more casual everyday sort of learning, sometimes called informal learning, and sometimes called self-managed learning. Based on two decades’ experience supporting everyday learning for professionals...

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