The next moves in higher education could be critical to its future, but I see so much moribund thinking. I’m especially bothered by how our ‘subject area’ is taught – web applications, new media, social – or rather, not taught. But, the bigger picture is also really concerning, even to late-comers like me. Some colleagues are busy with their online… Read more →
As I watch numerous presentations from ‘leaders in the field’ of ‘elearning’, or ‘technology enhanced learning’ or even ‘blended learning’, or just about any term of learning that hints at using a computer, I am increasingly frustrated at the sheer repetition of it all. Those who are obviously in the thrall of The New, i.e. great new devices and technologies… Read more →
via freetech4teachers.com Great set of tutorials for all kinds of useful Google Tool functionality – especially Google Docs.
[This post was originally part of a post graduate degree coursework, though afaik was never looked at by any examiners…I have left it available for public access as it includes some useful reference material for others, and has been viewed quite a bit.] A critically reflective report on the experience of designing, delivering and facilitating online learning Overall Comments I… Read more →
via mashable.com Useful little set of tools for teaching…
[This post was originally part of a post graduate degree coursework, though afaik was never looked at by any examiners…I have left it available for public access as it includes some useful reference material for others.]So the idea here is to write about what the Google Generation is, whether it exists and if I, or anyone else agrees with it?… Read more →
via jiscinfonet.ac.uk JISC has an enormous amount of relevant and most importantly up to date research and other information in relation to the changing landscape of e-learning. This page is a great starting point, but, dig deeper, and you will be rewarded.