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Annals of LPlates
Normal is hard to define, and silly to aspire to. As my sister-in-law puts it “normal is a setting on the dishwasher”. Let me take you back to last year. I met with one of our blind students ….and together we … Continue reading
If we only measure the obvious we fail to capture value… I’ve been reflecting on this as I’ve been casting an eye over graphs and stats for our nclmoocs – considering how my own activity would be measured. For me … Continue reading
A very rainy day today so a great excuse not to go out and engage instead with some Sofa browsing. I am supposed to be finishing off week 11 of an MA module. You can imagine the format (read this … Continue reading
Here are a few things that have been rattling through my head this week: Should a MOOC be an OER too? That’s one of the values of the current Open Education MOOC, but from a learner point of view the … Continue reading
The East Coast mainline trains have swanky toilets with curvy doors and a booby trap. You press a button to close the door and another to lock it. The businessman I surprised on Friday hadn’t mastered part two of this … Continue reading
Weller “using learning enviroments as a metaphor for educational change”. In a nutshelll….when new technologies arrive we tend to use them in old ways. So, the current generation of VLEs are built to replicate a centralised virtual university. You rock … Continue reading