There’s a tendency for instruction to focus too much on the teacher (as the center of attention) and learning resources (usually in the guise of readings), rather than what it is.
I’ve commented elsewhere on Wiki Wars (aka “Editing Wars”), Wikipedia’s response–or reaction–in imposing their Five Pillars Policy, and the usefulness of the Talk and Contributions tabs in determining the credibility of an article.
This advice concerns standardized exams.
The good coming out of Caitlin Dewey’s article on the “Facebook Fake News-Writer” is that people will be more generally aware of the problem.
Three common approaches to online course development are compared and contrasted herein for a higher synthesis. … Continue reading
It’s always interesting to see, hear and read the buy-in on Bloom’s Taxonomy, and the grand ascriptions to its rather dull precepts. … Continue reading
Piazza (http://piazza.com) is an open source Q&A (Question & Answer) platform. … Continue reading
In answering the question, “What creates community in an online course?” I began with Merriam-Webster’s dictionary definition of the term “community,” given as a unified body of individuals.[i] … Continue reading
This article concerns the outsourcing of school information technology (IT) services. … Continue reading
Guo, Kim and Rubin’s How Video Production Affects Student Engagement: An Empirical Study of MOOC Videos is significant in that it is purportedly the first such research based on big data. … Continue reading