Sometimes you come across research that you just can’t ignore. While a lot of educational research can be context-dependent and difficult to generalise, just occasionally somebody pulls it all together. In his seminal book on teaching and learning in higher education, John Biggs highlights a piece of research done by Hattie (2009) into ‘what works … More High impact learning strategies
If you’re looking for a creative approach to education, then Lumiar is it. The underlying foundation of our pedagogical methodology is to promote learner autonomy and the holistic development of the child through the exploration of their passions, interests, and strengths—in a stimulating, democratic, and creative learning environment. How amazing is that? Lumiar is an … More Lumiar: creative education in action
A presentation by George Siemens, Feb 29th 2012 Open Online Courses as New Educative Practice View more PowerPoint from gsiemens
A great presentation exploring ways of making the Blackboard VLE more engaging for students
This post by Jane Hart explores the ways in which social media can be used to enable:1. Intra-Organisational Learning2. Formal Structured Learning3. Group Directed Learning4. Personal Directed Learning, and5. Accidental and Serendipitous Learning
George Siemens explores the topic of Massive Open Online Courses.
An interesting summary of the discussions around Open Learning, including some guidelines from George Siemens on Teaching and Learning in Open Social & Technological Networks. Taken from http://farm5.static.flickr.com/5173/5574190980_cff65c9bd5_b.jpg on 2011-4-15 Original URL – http://www.flickr.com/32332324@N00/5574190980/ created on 2011-03-30 12:30:14Chris ValentineCC BY-NC 2.0