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Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education

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"You have to ask yourself, 'What is the nature of education as a good?' Ideally you want it to be learning. But it also functions as insurance. Parents will pay a lot of money for insurance against cracks in our society. Education as insurance has something to be said because it connects to the economy. You know computer science, you can get a job. But education also functions as a tournament. You do well if you go to a top school but for everyone else the diploma is a dunce hat in disguise. People need to understand what they're trying to do? Is it insurance? A tournament? Learning?"

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ALT-C 2013 Learning in the Open

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“Education is broken, somebody should do something” #altc2013 » FOLLOWERS OF THE APOCALYPSE

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Overcoming isolationActive learningControlling learning behavioursDiagnosis and remediationStudent responsibility for learning

 

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We’re missing jobs, not skills, Mr. Kenney

The new Minister of Employment is stuck in his belief that employers can’t find the right workers
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Associations Should Consider the MOOC

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Trade and professional associations should consider this model if they really want to embrace social learning.
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Open Range: exploring the frontiers of OER - ALT Open Access Repository

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Belshaw, Doug (2013) Open Range: exploring the frontiers of OER. In: OER13, 26-27 March 2013, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus.Full text not available from this repository.Official URL: http://uilapech01.nottingham.ac.uk:8080/ess/echo/p...
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Teaching English online | British Council Voices

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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

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The famed psychologist explains why one is not the other though they are often confused.
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Cedefop | Publications | User guide to developing an employer survey on skill needs

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Sun Tzu and the Art of Disrupting Higher Education

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In 512 BC or thereabouts, the venerable Chinese general, Sun Tzu wrote The Art of War in which he proffered the following advice on military strategy: The highest form of generalship is to balk the...
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Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course

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Individualized Instruction Vs. Personalized Learning

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This is one of those blog posts intended to help me shape my own thoughts – and asks you, "How close I am to the real world of teaching and learning?
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