Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

In this sense, the pedagogy is constructivist. In this sense, the pedagogy is connectivist. But that’s not to say that the pedagogy of an ILE can’t be instructivist either. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me.

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

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Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] February 22-23, 2010.

We Teach as We are Taught

Kapp Notes

In terms of pedagogy, much of the efforts during the current generation of teacher’s formative years were focused on the students as empty vessels to be filled with the wisdom of the instructor. As schools adapt to new technologies and hardware and software, curriculum changes need to reflect more than just the inclusion of technology; changes needs to impact methodology, approach and instructional activities.

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Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Tags: formal learning informal learning learning management learning model FLE formal learning environment ILE informal learning environment interoperability learning management system learning objects LMS OLN open learning network pedagogy philosophy

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It is intended to provide a scholarly chronicle of the development of the technology, pedagogy and practice of online learning at all levels of education. November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 22, 2010 12:02 AM Vics said. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said.

Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions

Kapp Notes

The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010.

Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude?

Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude?

My award-winning IQ

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I had the honour of collecting a Best Blended Learning Solution Award (Gold Level) at the 2010 LearnX Asia Pacific Conference. It shifts an instructivist pedagogy towards a more constructivist and connectivist one.

A Learning Paradigm Shift: Cybergogy

Janet Clarey

It’s way cooler than pedagogy or andragogy, no? Just search the term “cybergogy&# on his website or choose the the “pedagogy shifting&# category. I was doing some research for an article and ran across a new (to me) term: cybergogy.

Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

None of this fits with the 20th century curriculum, and the necessary pedagogy based on student inquiry and collaboration (with teacher guidance) is very different from the accepted pedagogy of delivery of a body of knowledge by expert teachers to passive students who record and regurgitate facts.

New spaces, new pedagogies

Learning with e's

Here's the abstract for my keynote: New Spaces, New Pedagogies: Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Education A rapid emergence of social media – the so called ‘Web 2.0’ – has opened up new opportunities for participatory learning in all sectors of education.

BE a businessperson

Jay Cross

“Learning professionals who have the ear of senior management come to the table to talk about business results, not learning pedagogy. Speak the Language of Business.

Style counsel

E-Learning Provocateur

Think about it: if you marry your pedagogy to your content, who does that suit? Sometimes I am a contrarian thinker. Not because I enjoy antagonism – I don’t. I just don’t trust the echo chamber. And the echo chamber has been giving learning styles a beating.

Eat the whole pie: the four pieces of elearning

Learning Visions

It’s four slices of goodness: Learning & Pedagogy, Creativity, Technology and Business all rolled up in a beautiful crust to make the practice of elearning. I like pie. And apparently, I like elearning pie.

3 Steps for Creating Online Courses Your Students Will Love and Remember


Seth Godin speaking at Business of Software 2010 • Image by Betsy Weber. Instructional Design Online Learning eLearning instructional design Pedagogy user experience

DevLearn 10 Finale

Jay Cross

That encompasses learning & pedagogy, creativity, tech, and business. DevLearn is my favorite U.S. learning conference. I have learned so much in the last three days. JSB and Jay.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , January 6, 2010. A Few Thoughts on the Nexus One - OReilly Radar , January 5, 2010. Networking Reconsidered - , January 4, 2010. Tonight On CrunchGear: Live At CES - TechCrunch , January 7, 2010. The opposite of “open” is “theirs” - Joho the Blog , January 14, 2010.

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Do People Learn Like Buildings Do?

Usable Learning

In it, he talks about “a pedagogy that looks at slow development over time.&#. So, I had this horrible job… Years ago I had a fairly blechy job teaching GMAT prep classes.


Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

Tablets: The correct prescription

Learning with e's

A total of 27 quantitative studies on the use of tablets in schools dating from 2010 were analysed and the major finding was that the tools are most effective when used in student centred learning, rather than within teacher controlled environments (Tamim et al, 2015a).

17 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

More than 6 months back, in the September of 2010, I wrote the post: 27 Books for L&D Folks. My bookshelf. It's time for part 2 of the post. Since then, I have acquired a Kindle and, very recently, an iPad.

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Branching out

Learning with e's

Gilly traced the history of education from it's roots to it's new shoots - and in doing so reminded us all that although we have a rich history of pedagogy, some of the branches are falling away, and others are growing in surprising directions.

The future is the Web

Learning with e's

I'm putting together my invited presentation for Learning Technologies 2010 later this month. I will talk about how I think these might be used to support, enhance and extend pedagogy in the future. One of the words we will increasingly hear in 2010 is the word 'haptic.'

I store my knowledge with my friends

Learning with e's

I'm at Colchester Institute on Friday to present a workshop entitled: Communities, Spaces and Pedagogies for the Digital Age. It's for a Learning and Teaching development day the Institute is holding where they will explore the theme of Transformational Learning and Teaching.

Web 2

Donald. Duck!

Learning with e's

Donald Clark's opening keynote for ALT-C 2010 essentially polarised his audience this morning. Picture above: Donald Clark appeals to the Gods of Pedagogy). Tags: computer based education Donald Clark lectures learning ALT-C 2010 altc2010

Digital tribes

Learning with e's

will Transform Learning in Higher EducationThe Social Web is transforming the way students interact with others, and is challenging traditional pedagogies, values and practices.

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Txt in the city

Learning with e's

Through an examination of technology enhanced learning contexts and exploration of some examples of txt pedagogy, I will argue that if used appropriately, txt has powerful educational potential. Tags: digital pedagogy txt handhelds language Gutenberg Press

Loss of control

Learning with e's

I'm attending the International Network Conference (INC 2010) conference in Heidelberg today, so this is an opportune time to talk about its most famous son - Johannes Gutenberg. Tags: digital pedagogy e-learning ICT handhelds control literacy Gutenberg Press

In theory.

Learning with e's

e-Pedagogy is not an easy field to understand, but it is on the increase, and we need new theories to help us understand. Tags: MySpace connectivism e-learning residents wiki e-pedagogy digital natives FaceBook


School of the Ether

Clark Quinn

It’s a step towards the goal I’m trying to find about taking an architecture like the diagram, and finding a flexible and powerful pedagogy that can distribute learning across our activity and life.

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

While the underlying pedagogy of a MOOC can, in some cases, resemble that of a traditional course, the sheer scale of the endeavour and the opportunities that this provides for peer interaction make the MOOC something very different from what we have ever been able to experience face-to-face. The Towards Maturity Impact Indicator released in March 2010 and based on UK findings, demonstrated many real benefits of e-learning to employers. After ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ’

Classroom-based training: a New Approach for the 21st Century

The E-Learning Curve

Tags: e-learning behaviorism classroom based training elearning ireland irish education operant conditioning pedagogy