Tag Archives: online

Planning for assessment

I’ve been stuck on how to improve our current assessment approach – we offer a five week open online course, based on the ISW (instructional skills workshop)   model. We focus on reflective practice, encouraging personal reflection on learning, and participants … Continue reading

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Storyboarding OOC: exploring collaborative, open course re-design

Did you ever hear the story about the emperor’s new clothes? Well, there is a certain sense of being naked when you start to share your course outline and publicly engage in revising, improving, tearing it apart. Thanks to Gabi … Continue reading

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Open Online Environments: Focus on P2PU

It’s been a while since I’ve focused on what’s up in open education. My interest was re-awakened through some of the discussions online over the last year or so from ETUG and SCOPE and the BC Campus supported Open Textbook … Continue reading

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More About MOOCs

Is there no end to the conversation around MOOCS? MOOCS are for marketing.  The New York Times published a story by Tamar Lewin on Jan 23, 2013: Public Universities to Offer Free Online Classes for Credit. Wonder if this will … Continue reading

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Simple and well-designed MOOC

I’ve been poking away at Google’s new online course (which is massive, online, free but I’m not sure it’s open – will have to do some more reading on the rights section). As per usual, it’s quite well done. I … Continue reading

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