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Peter Houston, SpinyTrends, Dec 23, 2021
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Companies like Spotify have been spending a lot of money to acquire free podcasting services and are moving forward with their plan to make paid podcasts the norm. "Previously, the potential for paid podcasts had been stymied by the ‘complexity’ involved in gating content...

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John Willinsky, Catherine Baron, Canadian Journal of Higher Education, Dec 23, 2021
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I was expecting the worst when I started to read this article, but the author's careful attention to detail, and especially care taken to consider the 'double...

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Jenny Mackness, Jenny Connected, Dec 22, 2021
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"The significance of this book, The Purposes of Education," writes Jenny Mackness, "is that Steen Larsen is (or at least has been) a fierce critic of John Hattie’s work." Hattie, of course, "is known for his evidence-based quantitative research on student achievement and...

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Relevant and anchored

Publicado en OLDaily el 22/12/2021

Clark Quinn, Learnlets, Dec 22, 2021
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This is a nice little framework that could do a quick sorting of learning experiences. "Anchored," writes Clark Quinn, "is ensuring the learning outcome meets a real need." Meanwhile, by 'relevant' he means "whether the learner cares about that learning objective." If you...

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Sophie Hogan, The PIE News, Dec 22, 2021
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The founders of Educatly worked at LinkedIn before leaving to form what is essentially a spin-off, a LinkedIn-type platform for students planning to study in another country. It wasn't clear to me whether the intent was to support Irish students studying in Egypt, or Egyptian...

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Donald Clark, Donald Clark Plan B, Dec 22, 2021
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Donald Clark has had a lot of experience in virtual worlds and it shows with this post. The post might be better titled '20 thoughts on the metaverse' as they range from fears about an economy run by Facebook to what happened when he entered Second Life as a female avatar. The...

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Feifei Han, Robert A. Ellis, International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, Dec 22, 2021
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This is a pretty good article blending some useful concepts, yet I find myself dissatisfied with the relatively narrow frame it...

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Hugh McGuire, Medium, Dec 22, 2021
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It's a good question. I want to turn my course into a book. But when I look at book platforms, like PressBooks, say, none of them do what I want to do with the material. That's why I agree with Hugh McGuire when he says "while I think books, and in particular digital textbooks still matter...

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The State and Social Change

Publicado en OLDaily el 21/12/2021

Julian Stodd, Julian Stodd's Learning Blog, Dec 21, 2021
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I guess if you get your theory of change wrong, everything else follows. Normally I like Julian Stodd, but this post just seems to miss the mark (but in useful ways). To change, then. He writes, "Change happens at the intersection of systems: sometimes through...

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