ISSOTL online: Transfer Learning

September 11, 2013

Yesterday, I attended the first session of the ISSOTL 2013 online pre-conference in the strand Studying and Designing for Transfer. The first week introduces transfer theories. The expert chat with Rebecca Nowacek, associate professor at Marquette University and Director of … Continued

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AACE E-Learn 2013

September 10, 2013

Organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), the annual, international conference ‘E-Learn’ takes place at varying locations in the US, Europe and Canada. The event regularly attracts over 1000 participants from all over the world. … Continued

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UNC Chapel Hill meets coursera: MOOC on Metadata

September 5, 2013

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a hotly debated trend: The New York Times declared 2012 to be “The Year of the MOOC”. While sociology Professor Mitchell Duneier recently stopped offering his content on the MOOC platform Coursera over licensing … Continued

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Elon Teaching and Learning Conference 2013

August 28, 2013

The annual Teaching and Learning Conference at Elon University is a free, regional event that brings together instructional designers, teachers, students, curriculum specialists and others interested in educational technology and pedagogical approaches. The 10th edition of this one-day conference took … Continued

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Book Chapter: L3T 2.0

August 28, 2013

What do media theorists like Marshall McLuhan or Jaques Derrida have to do with instructional design? In a book chapter for the German open content textbook ‘Learning and Teaching with Technology’ I explore theoretical and philosophical aspects of digital media … Continued

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TCC 2013 Conference Review

April 25, 2013

Last week, I attended the 18th TCC online conference – thanks to the organizers for the free pass! My conference report is published at ETC Journal.  

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Call for comments: SPARC the debate about openness

September 26, 2012

SPARC – The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition – is asking for public comment on a document defining different degrees of openness. The call for comments ends October 8. http://www.arl.org/sparc/media/HowOpenIsIt.shtml  

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