Tag Archives: education

tony bates’ take on 2010 higher ed technology

I like this. If this is the way of the future, frankly I give up. We should just stop trying to use technology in higher education, and give the money to poor kids in Africa to buy themselves something useful. … Continue reading

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our job is to help people learn solve problems…

…in the real world. That’s a quote from Cathy Moore, as seen in this slideshow. Take 10 minutes and watch it. If you’re stuck developing elearning content that requires information dumps (higher education, anyone?) this will inspire you to sneak … Continue reading

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higher education and information dumps

Been thinking lately about the nature of learning at higher ed institutions – and how it effects content development for online courses. In an “old” episode of a  TWiT, This Week in Tech podcast (from May 31, 2009), they were … Continue reading

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JISC online conference: innovative e-learning 2008

Are we prepared?. Hmmm. Maybe not. I signed up late for this conference (on the 3rd day of it!), so didn’t get to follow jisc’s recommendations for getting the best out of it. That included signing in two weeks before … Continue reading

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dump the drone for livelier e-learning

Cathy Moore has posted a slideshow on slideshare.net called “Dump the Drone – Easy Steps to Livelier Courses“. It’s a whopping 92 slides, but they’re quick to go through and have excellent tips about writing for the web (and how … Continue reading

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students give profs online rating at meinprof.ch

Here’s a very interesting tip from a Médialogues listener: meinprof.ch, a website that shows ratings of Swiss university profs as judged by students. In the March 5, 2008 episode of RSR’s Médialogues show, the item “Wie gut ist dein Professor?” … Continue reading

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it’s good to be short!

I’ve known this my whole life 😉 but now it’s official. Why you really want to be short. Short and sweet, to the point, that is. It’s about interactive elearning content. Cathy Moore’s advice on instructional design consists of 3 … Continue reading

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e-learning examples

This page of e-learning samples from Cathy Moore looks like a good resource to keep on hand, if only as a reminder of what the basic ingredients are for quality e-learning experiences (like interactive, engaging, lively material). I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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the head first formula

I’ve been a Head First fan since the very first book in the series came out (from O’Reilly Media). For me, the ideas behind Head First learning books are right on, whether you apply them to books or to any … Continue reading

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note to self: check out podclass

No time to explore this one, definitely want to check it out later: http://www.podclass.com/

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