Tag: education

Reflection not perfection: why i’ll dare to blog in public!

This blog is going to be one of my main areas for reflection whilst I complete module H818 of the Masters in Online and Distance Education, The Networked Practitioner. And, I come to it with some trepidation. My reflection will not be perfection, in… Continue Reading “Reflection not perfection: why i’ll dare to blog in public!”

Issues Facing Open Educational Resources

This blog post is an activity for H817 Openness and Innovation in eLearning where we are asked to consider three key issues we feel face OER (Open Education Resources) and how they are being addressed. For a quick recap on what OER are I… Continue Reading “Issues Facing Open Educational Resources”

Comparing MOOCs: DS106 and Coursera

This blog is actually an activity in #H817 Openness and Innovation in eLearning, this week we have been considering MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). For this activity we are asked to compare either DS106 or Rhizomatic 15 with offerings from FutureLearn or Coursera. I’m… Continue Reading “Comparing MOOCs: DS106 and Coursera”

Openness in Education: what is it?

Another Block 2 activity and one I feel is really the start of a longer discussion rather than a completed artefact. For this activity we were asked to choose two readings from a list of 6, all looking at the concept of openness and… Continue Reading “Openness in Education: what is it?”

What Does Your Personal Learning Environment Look Like?

And moreover, what do you want it to look like? On my Masters, we have recently been looking at the arguments for and against Personal Learning Environments (PLE). Some argue they are already here and that learners are forming their own hub of resources… Continue Reading “What Does Your Personal Learning Environment Look Like?”

One Million Girls – Commonwealth Education Pledge

 I didn’t want the week to pass without making some note of the recent Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting and the topic of girls education. Girls education is one of the driving forces in my further study of Online and Distance Education, and e-learning.… Continue Reading “One Million Girls – Commonwealth Education Pledge”