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Tony Bates, Online learning and distance education resources, Jan 07, 2022
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Tony Bates says what I said, but much more diplomatically: "Government action regarding improving Internet access though is still terribly slow here in Canada. Much more urgency is required. Even more concerning appears to be the lack of learning in the...

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About Perusall

Publicado en OLDaily el 07/01/2022

Jan 07, 2022
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I'm not a huge fan of social annotation, but it has proven popular, with applications like hypothes.is leading the way. Today, following up a link to a Wesleyan mini-course on philosophy I encountered Perusall. This is, if you will, the Harvard version of social annotation -...

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Matt Crosslin, EduGeek Journal, Jan 07, 2022
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What is the real reason, according to Matt Crosslin? "It’s all about the power and control. Leaders can’t control their students, faculty, and staff remotely like they can on campus." Now it's true people say online learning is inherently worse. But the research says...

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Shannon Dea, University Affairs, Jan 07, 2022
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This post raises some very good questions about how academic activities, such as speaking engagements, are funded. But it also, I think, speaks from a position of privilege. Specifically, writes Shannon Dea, "Since I wouldn’t put 'sponsored by the Koch Foundation' on my...

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Supporting Open Educational Resources

Publicado en OLDaily el 07/01/2022

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Developers and practitioners have come to realize that OER require support and an infrastructure, and this has been realized through such mechanisms as open online courses and open practices. In this plenary Stephen Downes describes these developments both from a historical context and also to develop a broader framework of support. Drawing from examples in other fields, including social media, streaming video, and open source software, he identifies key elements of a broad-based...

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6 Elements of Thriving Learners

Publicado en OLDaily el 06/01/2022

Randy Fielding, Nathan Strenge , Getting Smart, Jan 06, 2022
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"Schools aren’t to blame for last year’s Insurrection," writes Randy Fielding, "but they can be part of the long-term solution." Perhaps. Of more significance is...

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Students as reflective practitioners

Publicado en OLDaily el 06/01/2022

Alexandra Mihai, The Educationalist, Jan 06, 2022
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The challenge addressed by this article is that "skills development is often not (well) embedded in the overall curriculum." So it can be difficult to develop these skills when they're not explicitly defined as curricular outcomes. The response, writes Alexandra Mihai, is "...

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Reclaim EdTech

Publicado en OLDaily el 06/01/2022

Jim Groom, bavatuesdays, Jan 06, 2022
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Jim Groom and his colleagues at Reclaim are returning to their roots in educational technology, a development that makes me happy. Not that I don't love old arcade games and online radio and karaoke and all the rest, but ed tech is where I make my home, and all this fancy cloud stuff is...

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Doug Belshaw, Open Thinkering, Jan 06, 2022
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Good post that was directly responsible for me ordering a new (gigantic) mousepad. "There two ways of finding relevant learning and teaching resources. The first is to know what you’re looking for, and to search directly for that thing. The second is more serendipitous, and...

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Aras Bozkurt, Open Praxis, Jan 06, 2022
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This is a literature review studying the evolution of MOOCs since 2008, and it's fine so far as it goes, and even interesting in some respects. But I have some comments. First, if you can't read the text on the diagram (even the full-sized version), don't put the text on the diagram....

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