A great article discussing the how open courseware is changing higher education. Discussing the MOOC Quote – “Around 7,000 online students recently earned the first certificates awarded by MIT and Harvard through their Edx partnership. That’s more than twice the number of degrees that MIT awarded at this year’s commencement.” via Digital dawn: open …
Category Archive: Digital Learning Environments
Digital Content Management – YouTube. A great video explaining how BC has created a provincial system to share and create digital learning resources. Visit: 2learn.ca
From the People at Mindshift. Key questions answered in this comprehensive guide, a downloadable PDF created by Edutopia: What should collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking look like in a modern classroom? How can parents help educators accomplish their goals? via Quick Look: A Parent’s Guide to 21st-Century Learning | MindShift.
From Online Universities.com. If you are interested in learning more about educational reform thoughts and ideas check out these twitter hashtags. 28 Hashtags to Follow Education Reform | Online Universities.
From University Affairs Elementary and high schools spend so much time on the content-laden curriculum that students are unprepared for the analytic and conceptual thinking they’ll need at university via Has Ontario taught its high-school students not to think? | University Affairs.
What’s Blended Learning? Ask Salman Khan | MindShift. Salman Khan describes blended learning.
Digital Learning: What Kids Really Want — THE Journal. This article from THE Journal discusses finding from the Speak Up Survey. Included is a link to the Project Tomorrow site.
My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought – CNN.com Blogs. Video of a flipped classroom.
21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020 | MindShift. This article found at Mindshift was written back in 2009. Some of the items deemed obsolete in 2009 are already occuring.
Observations about learning, knowledge and technology: Research publications on Massive Open Online Courses and Personal Learning Environments.