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.
Three common approaches to online course development are compared and contrasted herein for a higher synthesis. … 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
I made the decision to MOOC my course over summer-break as I regularly update material at that time and the prospect of crowd sourcing it struck me as a grand experiment. … Continue reading
This article advocates for engaging uses of Twitter (or similar services) in the classroom. … Continue reading