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Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social

Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social | Student Support | 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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Empowerment's curator insight, February 23, 2015 6:50 AM

There is a strong trend of discovery in learning organizations

 

Richard Samson's curator insight, February 23, 2015 7:58 AM

OU ahead of the curve!

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 24, 2015 3:34 PM

C'est toujours intéressant de suivre l'Open University dans ses opinions sur la formation.

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The Age of Bite-sized Learning: What is It and Why It Works | e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags

The Age of Bite-sized Learning: What is It and Why It Works |  e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags | Student Support | Scoop.it
For many eLearning professionals, bite-sized has always been the right size. Imagine it, more useful content that fits smaller screens or just about any screen.

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Mediaecuador's curator insight, April 26, 2014 1:35 PM

Consideraciones

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 26, 2014 5:47 PM

If you are interested in how to design small bites of learning consider this excellent course from UW-Stout:


EDUC 641 Mobile Learning Instructional Design (for cell phones, tablets and iPads)


Learn how Chromebooks, iPads, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers integrate into training, the classroom, professional development, and administration activities. Use instructional strategies for curriculum integration including ebooks and digital textbooks in blended or flipped learning activities. Improve collaboration, communication, universal design, and resource development with the use of mobile technology. 


Summer: June 16 - August 15, 2014 or Fall: September 29 - December 5, 2014

Howard Cohen's curator insight, May 2, 2014 7:57 AM

Snip It learning! 

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7 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content for Mobile Learning

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How Can eLearning Professionals Repurpose eLearning Content for Mobile Learning? Check 7 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content for Mobile Learning.

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Six Principles of Effective e-Learning: What Works and Why by Ruth Clark : Learning Solutions Magazine

Six Principles of Effective e-Learning: What Works and Why by Ruth  Clark : Learning Solutions Magazine | Student Support | Scoop.it

"For the past ten years, Richard Mayer and his colleagues at the University of California at Santa Barbara have conducted a series of controlled experiments on how to best use audio, text, and graphics to optimize learning in multimedia. Six media element principles can be defined based on Mayer’s work. What follows is a summary of these principles along with supporting examples, psychological rationale, and research."


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A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, September 19, 2013 5:59 PM

I like these principles (and I like that there is some research to establish why they work)

Phil Turner's curator insight, September 19, 2013 7:00 PM

Not enough references, and not direct references, which is what my "yet to be convinced" colleagues are looking for ... but the principles are logical and probably good starting points for a bit of further reading and discussion in development workshops for professional development of higher ed teachers

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 1:13 PM

Take any e-Lesson — show it to five people and ask them what they think. My bet is you will get five different opinions about the quality of the courseware. But, wait! What if the five reviewers are educational “experts” — specialists with advanced degrees in training and education? Now you might expect a greater consensus. Based on my experience over the past three years reviewing courses with experts, I predict a little more agreement; but it’s not likely to be anything close to a consensus.