There are five guitars in our house, though two belong to my son; a black Gibson Les Paul and a Peavey bass (also black). For me, the pick of them is an acoustic purchased in about 1969 to replace my dismal first guitar. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2013
From MOOCs to SPOCs to …?
It’s always nice to know what goes on behind the scenes with respect to major reports, and in the UK Stephen Haggard has provided fascinating insight (for me, anyway) into the emergence of The Maturing of the MOOC. It seems that Stephen was the lead author of the team which produced this 123 page report for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and guess what their timeline was? One month! Yes, just one month for a comprehensive literature and policy review. Continue reading
Current innovations in online teaching and learning
As is my wont, I was browsing a blog or two, and in reading Martin Weller’s latest missive discovered another of his little gems, Innovative Pedagogy 2013. Continue reading