Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). I developed their MA in Lifelong Learning programme.

MOOC 74

Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

In his 2003 book 'Six Degrees', Duncan Watts expounded the idea of being connected in the digital age, drawing upon the theories of psychologist Stanley Milgram. It also means that for learners, there is absolutely no limit to the extent they can develop their personal learning networks.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

The only thing most everyone agrees on is this: The roll out of the 2012 law, LD 1422, was a disaster, plagued by insufficient funding and inadequate guidance from the top. I had never seen kids so in charge of their learning.”. In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. FY 2003 $700,500,000. ” FY 2012 $0.

More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

iterating toward openness

Back in 2012 – 2013] I was impressed (like many others I’m sure) with how Wiley was able to frame the cost-savings argument around open textbooks to build broader interest for OERs. Personally, my goal is not to provide less expensive access to the same teaching and learning experience to more people – access and affordability have never been my end game. His focus has been on traditional institutions of learning and the traditional classroom model.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Don Buckley Co-founder Tools At Schools Design and Maker Thinking - how can they be part of our Everyday in Education The focus of this presentation is to investigate the teaching and learning of design and maker thinking in schools.