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Last chapter of Teaching in a Digital Age now published

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Chapter 12, Supporting teachers and instructors in a digital age, the last chapter of my online, open textbook for teachers and instructors, Teaching in...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of text and print

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This is the first of several posts on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. I'm...

Two design models for online collaborative learning: same or different?

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I am now about to wrap up my Chapter 5 on Design models, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. Here I am...

The strengths and weaknesses of MOOCs: Part 2: learning and assessment

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The writing of my book, Teaching in a Digital Age, has been interrupted for nearly two weeks by my trip to England for the...

The nurturing and social reform models of teaching and their relevance to connectivist online...

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 A counsellor and student at Empire State College, New York, which has a mentoring approach to adult education These are the last of the teaching models discussed...

Dialogue and discussion: critical for 21st century skills development

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Introduction First of all, thanks to the numerous people who commented on  my earlier posts on Why Lectures are Dead, and on Learning Theories and...

Opening up: chapter one of Teaching in a Digital Age

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I've not been blogging much recently, because (a) I've been on holiday for a month in the Mediterranean and (b) I've been writing my...

Are universities teaching the skills needed in a knowledge-based economy?

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I've been on holiday the last two and a half weeks, but also doing some writing for my open textbook on teaching in a...

Producing ‘innovative’ graduates and how online learning can help

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Avvisati, F., Jacotin, G., and Vincent-Lacrin, S. (2013) Educating Higher Education Students for Innovative Economies: What International Data Tells Us, Tuning Journal for Higher...

Improving productivity in online learning: can we scale ‘the learning that matters most’?

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The story so far This is a continuation of the discussion on whether online learning can increase educational ‘productivity.’ Previous posts in this series include: Technology,...