Tag: education

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….