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Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social

Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social | Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) | Scoop.it
The future of online education must include more social, collaborative contact among students and professors, suggests an Open University report.

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Sue Walsh's curator insight, November 24, 2014 6:10 PM

Does this depend on the student segment, learner preferences, type of learning e.g. f/t undergraduate experience (and desire to be part of a community) vs p/t professional development (just give it to me fast and painlessly because I have more pressing issues to deal with)?

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'An Industry of Mediocrity': Study Criticizes Teacher-Education Programs

'An Industry of Mediocrity': Study Criticizes Teacher-Education Programs | Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) | Scoop.it
The effort to rank programs, by the National Council on Teacher Quality and "U.S. News & World Report," has been controversial since it started, in 2011.

 

Colleges of education are "an industry of mediocrity" that churns out unprepared teachers to work in the nation's elementary and secondary schools, according to a highly anticipated report.

 

The report, "Teacher Prep Review," describes the findings of a controversial effort to rate the quality of programs at 1,130 institutions nationwide that prepare about 99 percent of the nation's traditionally trained teachers.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 29, 2014 10:31 PM


When following on Social Media Twitter, I must agree to that :(((


Gilda Macedo's curator insight, March 29, 2014 11:00 PM

Se faz necessário criar estratégias de avaliação dos cursos oferecidos  e em contrapartida  avaliar as instituições de ensino seu currículo e programas de formação docente; 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 29, 2014 11:43 PM

This is one of those issues that feeds back and forth on itself. Colleges of education are an industry of mediocrity, but so is K-12 education. There is a total absence of leadership at the political and bureaucratic levels.

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Six Instructional Design Tips for Learner Engagement by Jacqueline Bessette

Six Instructional Design Tips for Learner Engagement by Jacqueline  Bessette | Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) | Scoop.it

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