This web site is designed to support a self-directed, activity-based approach to understanding how open education resources (OER) can be used to support teaching and learning in open and distance learning contexts.
It's evening. An Irish pub in Louisville, Colorado. Fish and chips. Beer. A game of soccer on the TV. I'm sitting down with one of my faculty to revisit the department's Developmental English course (ENG 090). My goal: bring the course fully online, eliminate the text book, and make it a deeper learning and community building experience for all who enroll. The trick is, almost no one enrolls in ENG 090 because they want to. They enroll because they failed a test. How do you take a student from "You failed. Take this class." to "Writing is fun!" And how do you do that online?
Following the resignation of Paris Brown as Britain's first youth police crime commissioner over comments made on Twitter, the CIPR today called for careers advisors and schools to help pupils and school leavers understand ...
Government responds on digital literacy Scoop.co.nz (press release) “I am also setting up a digital literacy reference group of professionals from the education and technology sectors to ensure that we have the right skill set at the table to help...
Concept mapping and mind mapping are powerful graphic organizers, strategies for organizing and representing knowledge. They were developed during the seventies.The terms may seem to be interchangeable, but there are some differences in the way they are created and used.
From the start of the first school in 1635 A.D. to the iPad, the history of education technology is relatively brief. Just look how far we’ve come over the past few hundred years. From a tablet-sized chalkboard in every school house to a, um, tablet in every classroom.
Wait, maybe we haven’t come that far.
In any case, this infographic is not overly detailed but it is interesting. It details the couple dozen milestones of education technology over the past few hundred years. Definitely worth checking out!
Commissioners gathered for the 7th meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, held today in Mexico City, have agreed on an ambitious new target designed to spur female access to the power of information and communication...
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China (Summer Davos) and the Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai.
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