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History of Open Education

  • Barth 1971: Open Education is used here to designate a general approach to teaching and learning which presumes the child’s right and competence to make important decisions; views the teacher more as a facilitator of learning than a transmitter of knowledge, and abundant alternatives and choice for students…
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Education

Venturing into corporate training arena: a game changer for MOOC players?

Just two months short of three years back, I wrote about creating tangible revenue channels for Massive Open Online Courses providers. I gave a few suggestions about how MOOCs players can generate revenue in… 942 more words

Learning

That's all FOLC!

The Fully Online Learning Community (FOLC) is a reduced social-constructivist learning model based on communities of inquiry model (CoI). FOLC particularly responds to four problems related to the transformation of higher education in an increasingly globalized and digitalized knowledge society: 406 more words

Education

Rome, A Virtual Tour of the Ancient City

As you may remember from a former post, I have been researching lately on MOOCs and the role they can play in the communication of archaeology to larger audiences. 768 more words

Sensibilización Do Público/Public Outreach

Korean: Family Part 3

Welcome to the third blog post on talking about your family in Korean (See Part 1 and Part 2 here).

This lesson also introduces some more everyday vocabulary and talks about Korean counters – in this case the counter used for people and how that combines with the numbers. 367 more words

Language Learning

The New Classroom

When talking about “school,” traditionally images of a classroom with desks filled with students is what comes to mind.

Yet in a world where technology allows us to communicate across the globe in seconds, this image becomes less the reality and more of a representation of a feeling that the virtual community hopes to recreate. 744 more words

Marketing

How should MOOC designers respond to student silence?

I just finished doing a PGCert in Digital Education, and I thought I’d post a few of things I wrote for it here. This essay was written in April 2016 for the course… 2,521 more words

Teaching