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The Impact of Impact

Publicado en OLDaily el 23/11/2021

Alex Usher, Higher Education Strategy Associates, Nov 23, 2021
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I find it ironic that Alex Usher complains about the lack of evaluation and measurement of impact in academia in a column that contains not one shred of evidence in support - no concrete examples, no statistical basis for the trends he cites, no objective...

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Helen De Cruz, Twitter, Nov 23, 2021
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This is a great Twitter thread that takes on one of the most difficult works in philosophy - Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - and expresses it in a little over 100 tweets. And it's done with grace, sensibility and humour. If I had to summarize Kant's Critique in...

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10 tips for better webinars

Publicado en OLDaily el 22/11/2021

Clint Lalonde, EdTech Factotum, Nov 22, 2021
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These are good tips, and what I like is that they don't amount to something like "you should never present anything in a webinar and should always use small group activities instead" or some such thing. here's the full...

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Luke Smith, Emerging Education Technologies, Nov 22, 2021
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"For it to be a truly fair and equitable system,' writes Luke Smith, "students with disabilities must have the option to study alongside their peers in the 'regular' classroom setting." I'm (mostly) inclinded to this view and find the list of supportive technologies...

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Nov 22, 2021
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Ah, there's nothing like the fervour of the convert, who finds the devil everywhere. Here we have a discussion of the flipped classroom that drives the author into glossolalia trying to explain why it all works out in the end. "We probably would have dismissed this article (on flipped learning) as a poor piece of research... based on three educational myths... In spite of this, flipping the classroom (i.e., the inverted classroom) has become an incredibly widely...

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Terry Freedman, ICT & Computing in Education, Nov 22, 2021
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"If book blurb writers had any sense," writes Terry Freedman, "they wouldn’t put wordy descriptions on the back cover of books. They would put a graph there instead.' I'm honestly not sure whether this post is serious or satire, but it doesn't really matter...

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Frames

Publicado en OLDaily el 22/11/2021

Bri Alexander, HASTAC, Nov 22, 2021
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"You see, frames center worlds and draw a specific gaze
while casting aside all other perspectives, beliefs, and ways.
So when you frame something, you are obligated to think:
'what worlds will I expand, what worlds will I shrink?'"

Web: [...
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Hostile Scaffolding

Publicado en OLDaily el 22/11/2021

Ryan Timms, David Spurrett, PhilPapers, Nov 22, 2021
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A subject that has come up a few times here is the idea of education (properly so-called) as perpetuating existing systems of power and control. This paper described a mechanism for this:...

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Learn from machine learning

Publicado en OLDaily el 19/11/2021

David Weinberger, Aeon, Nov 19, 2021
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This is a lovely post from David Weinberger that accords almost perfectly with my own thoughts on the matter. I think it represents what will become an emerging (and transformational) consensus. Some excerpts:“In the cry ‘We don’t know how machine learning works!’ we...

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