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Key characteristics of learners in a digital age and their influence on the design of teaching and learning

Key characteristics of learners in a digital age and their influence on the design of teaching and learning | Open education | Scoop.it

Here I want to discuss one key component of a learning environment, learner characteristics, and in particular focus on the characteristics of learners that are particularly relevant for designing teaching and learning in a digital age.

 

Probably nothing more reflects changes to teaching in a digital age than the change in learner characteristics.


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Open Educational Resources (OER) - Advantages, Implications and Lists - Online And Distance Learning

Open Educational Resources (OER) - Advantages, Implications and Lists - Online And Distance Learning | Open education | Scoop.it
Open educational resources (OER) are digitized materials that are available for use and re-use in teaching, learning, and research, very often under a Creative Commons license.

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16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know | Distance-Educator.com

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know | Distance-Educator.com | Open education | Scoop.it
Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience.
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OpenLearning launches new features to let anyone create a MOOC ...

Share this article: Twitter Facebook Google+ · OpenLearning is a MOOC provider that launched in 2012, and has offered several MOOCs to the public. They have now made a major revision to their platform which offers an ...
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M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications

M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications | Open education | Scoop.it
A collection of all the tech comm topics I find most timely or helpful, with a special emphasis on e-learning and m-learning
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Google’s Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning

Google’s Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool  For Interactive Learning | Open education | Scoop.it
With its continued focus on education, Google has launched Oppia (beta). The Open Source project is a free educational tool that lets anyone create online educational activities through the web interface.

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The Learning Factor's curator insight, March 2, 2014 6:09 PM

Oppia is also a smart tool with intelligent feedback that takes the learner through a lesson based on the answers they give.

Katya Rybin's curator insight, March 6, 2015 10:07 AM

This is a great tool that students can use to interact with the internet. This tool can help students cooperate with one another to create their own explorations.

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Visit OER Impact Map for evidence of OER impact |

Visit OER Impact Map for evidence of OER impact | | Open education | Scoop.it
To see some of the evidence we have gathered visit our OER Impact Map. There you will find up to date reporting on each of our hypotheses as well as summaries for different countries and help on using the site.
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Blended Learning for Corporate Training - eLearning Industry

Blended Learning for Corporate Training - eLearning Industry | Open education | Scoop.it
Why blended learning? The first and most important reason for using a blended learning approach is to have a mixture of both offline and online activities, with the aim of getting the best of both strategies.
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