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Project Aha!

Jay Cross

I’m investigating what it takes for a learner to become self-sufficient, to both learn and design learning experiences. They contain studies of learning from the frameworks of design, teaching, networks, tech, brain science, and positive psychology. Instructional design?

A Trip to the Bookstore

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But I am, very wary - my Microsoft Video player still won''t play my videos, after four weeks of trying to fix it, and I didn''t feel like buying a book I can''t read. I looked at the eBook Readers in the store. My bookstore would look more like an Apple store, but instead of browsing computers, you could browse eBooks. So I did not linger long at the eBook stand. Another full quarter of the store is devoted to fiction and literature, which is par for the course.

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MOOCs for Development - Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

enormous potential - Tsinghua (#1 in BRICs) created a consortium of leading universities to teach Mandarin - IIT in India relies on MOOCs for skills in IT sector - 330 million in India will have Internet in 2015 Constraints - technology and infrastructure - language constraint - courses are in English Who benefits? we can show people like the ebb and flow of the course - various other statistics from FutureLearn - eg.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

initiatives to challenge institutional structure by starting dialogiues - SU was very good with communicating with students throught the process - Birmingham - projects innvoate in specific courses - led by SU - w/ student-staff teams bringing forward specific projects. lists, not tables) Roger Henry - ''Your Business Future'' - OERs in the business course - videos. - wikipedia, (compare with microcosm - which linked to dictionary definitions - but you had to buy the OED to do it

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Elliott Masie Learners as designers. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit.

OLDaily - January 5, 2006

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Comments, of course, are not working. You know, no one comes to Turkey to buy a rug. Yet, most people end up buying one."[Tags: Great design isn't made by consensus. OUseful Info January 5, 2007 Soon it will be seen as odd that a course would be presented simply as a set of static web pages. Of course a course is delivered as a stream, over time. That's what a course is, as opposed to, say, a manual.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Battle Of The Books

Steven Berlin Johnson

I offered this up as an open question to Lessig, and he didnt seem to buy it, but I came away from the session with one new variable suddenly floating around my head. So if they send you back a few sentence fragments and a link encouraging you to buy the whole thing, then theyve more than done their part, fair-use wise. You could scan and OCR the whole book, of course.) Annoyingly, I believe -- you should get a free ebook with each real book you buy.)

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Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here''s another question : today''s students leave a lot of data traces, as we''ve just heard, from demographic information to how they read and highlight eBooks, et cetera. Is open online learning or the MOOC, the massive open online course, or informal learning in general doing the sort of thing that we need? People aren''t completing their courses. It''s the basis for instructional design. Of course, the publisher will provide some financial backing.

Notes from Tallinn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Edison quote about the internet) - learners need "digital wisdom" - need to appraise what they're looking at - "Darwinism" - the wisdom of the crowd, what happens on Wikipedia - new crowdsourced evaluation tool - new: course credit for Wikipedia page - community as curriculum - seventh - twitter is all about breakfast - titter is about much more than trivia - it becomes a stret corner, a broadcast channel, an amplification tool - jcbarrington.blogspot.com - John W.

Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Aspiring application developers will sign up to develop for smart-phone vendors and companies that provide Internet-based applications, because most innovative work will be done in that domain, instead of designing applications that run on a PC operating system. Aspiring application designers will write mostly for PCs. I was actually asked to participate in a Pew Survey (of 'stakeholders'), which is surprising because Pew tends to focus on Americans.

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The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tim responded, ‘After I spend tens of thousands of dollars paying an author, paying for editorial and design, etc., Of course, the case with the NC clause is that it does not make it trivial to define what others may or may not do. The only answer is, of course, that they must read the full Terms of Use on the site. Your motivation, and your experience, may prompt you to follow a different course. Designing Virtual Worlds.