Digital Learning - beyond eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education
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The many dimensions of Digital Learning - edtech, eLearning, blended, authentic, online
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Sugata Mitra’s ‘Hole-in-Wall’ project - Why teachers are important for online learning

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By Donald Clark

 

“I wouldn’t take it if you offered it to me for free” said the head of the school I visited  in the huge Katutura Township on the outskirts of Windhoek in Africa. In 2008 some guys turned up started to drill four holes in the wall, installed dial-up computers, and left explaining almost nothing. 

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Peter Mellow's curator insight, June 2, 2013 7:02 PM

As we all know, just giving students technology will not be as productive as giving them the tehcnology and guidence in the form of an educator, who knows the big picture.

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Learning to Teach Online

Learning to Teach Online | Digital Learning - beyond eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The Learning to Teach Online project is a free professional development resource designed to help teachers from any discipline, whether experienced in online teaching or not, to gain a working understanding of successful online teaching pedagogies that they can apply in their own unique teaching situations. The project was developed by a team from College Of Fine Arts (UNSW, Australia) and recently won the 2012 MERLOT Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources.


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Is Online Teacher Training Good for Public Education?

Is Online Teacher Training Good for Public Education? | Digital Learning - beyond eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Internet courses and degrees are exploding at every level of education, but questions remain over whether it's possible to teach people to be face-to-face classroom instructors in a program that's entirely online.
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Virtual Icebreakers - Online Teaching Strategies

Virtual Icebreakers - Online Teaching Strategies | Digital Learning - beyond eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The purpose of this page is to give online teachers usable Icebreakers for synchronous or asynchronous activities. The activities on this page have been developed by Boise State University students in an Advanced Online Teaching Methods Class (EdTech 523). Listed below are links to several different Icebreaker Activities appropriate for all grade levels from Kindergarten up to 12th Grade.


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