As tuition costs continue to rise, it seems counterintuitive that professors at top universities would give away their courses for free. But that's exactly what they're doing, on web-based platforms known as "Massive Open Online Courses." Spencer Michels reports on how a boom in online learning could change higher education...
Detta är en artikel delad från regeringen.se - läs hela artikeln där. Swedish report suggest changes in the legislation on distance education. Students in health care are suggested to have the right to DL. The report also suggests to divide it into distance learning and remote teaching.
Tags: articles, cyber school, e-journal, education, high school, International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, IRRODL, online journals, open access, research, virtual school. This also showed up in my ...
Online courses beneficial to HCC and its studentsBaltimore SunHCC offers online programs in general studies, business administration and psychology, but the programs with the majority of online courses are in technology, teacher education and...
What we most need right now is to pause before we pontificate and to patiently untangle the many intertwined strands in the arguments for and against ed tech. By separating out different threads in this conversation, we can make better decisions about if, when, and in what situations we can really learn effectively online.
The research shows that it is possible to move from a pedagogy of abundance to a pedagogy that supports human beings in their learning through the active creation of resources and learning places by both learners and course facilitators. This pedagogy is based on the building of connections, collaborations, and the exchange of resources between people, the building of a community of learners, and the harnessing of information flows on networks.
VISCED, a Transnational Appraisal of Virtual School and College Provision
Mats Öström's insight:
Här kommer en (två) bok om vad projektet VISCED hittade när vi undersökte virtuella skolor och högskolor i världen. Den innehåller lite smått och gott så som undersökningar, best practice och rekommendationer.
The fundamentals that define a great teacher don’t differ much whether classes are taught in the online setting or off, but there are certain things that need greater emphasis and gain greater importance when a teacher is working with students who...
In a room full of computers, more than a dozen high school students sat quietly, either working in small groups or alone. "I wanted to try something different, something I could concentrate on more," Larissa Dominguez said.
This post continues the series by providing an overview of The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture using mobile devices. Each phase of the model has suggestions and ideas for mobile-driven learning activities which can be implemented on most devices. This supports Bring Your Own Devices programs and increases the chances students will use similar learning activities on their own devices outside of the classroom environment.
TheChronicleHerald.caNew model schooling: The heart of a revivalTheChronicleHerald.caOne is Rankin School of the Narrows, overlooking the magnificent Bras d'Or Lakes, where Caitlyn and 137 other students attend classes from Primary through high...
Here are 10 strategies you can use to see problems from many different perspectives and master what is the most important step in problem solving: clearly defining the problem in the first place! [Also includes some useful links to help with this.]
As the popularity of online learning grows, public schools are grappling with how to most effectively integrate it into their classrooms — and some in the education community worry about the increasing influence of for-profit companies.
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