Be prepared, this is going to be a bit of a rant.
With the rise of MOOCs, administrators and professors are suddenly being pressed into taking sides. “Are you for or against online education?” It’s a question that some administrators (like the University of Virginia’s Teresa Sullivan) are likely to suffer the axe for siding one way or another. Continue reading
As mentioned in my last post, I’ve always enjoyed designing activities for open and online learning. This post is about my favourite, an activity prepared more than 10 years ago for a course I wrote at the Open University of Hong Kong. Continue reading
When designing materials for both open and online learning courses, I’ve always been especially interested in the activities. They allow for creativity, at the same time offering the challenge to ensure that they will engage learners. This is important, as research and evaluation continue to affirm , if irrelevant or simply boring, activities will not be attempted. Continue reading
I love reading about new developments in design and technology. As I work in this field not only can this appeal to my interests but sometimes it can benefit my career as well. Keeping up to date has a number of benefits and in the case of flexible e-paper it did actually save my career! Continue reading