Maha, the Path to OER-Enabled Pedagogy, and Technological Determinism

Iterating Toward Openness

Among other things, the post discusses her role in my decision to abandon the phrase “open pedagogy” and adopt the phrase “OER-enabled pedagogy.” While the term “open pedagogy” appeared with some frequency on my blog for a number of years ( Google site search link ), I believe these posts show the important contours of how my thinking evolved: What is Open Pedagogy (2013), where I first “introduce” (more on that below) and define the term.

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The Best E-Book Yet: 40Must-know Web 2.0 Edutools

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Web 2.0 e-Publishing Tools: A Quick Guide

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Web 2.0 Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools: A Quick Guide

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Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kathy Schrock : Educational Technologist, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Ed Ambassador ( kathy@kathyschrock.net ) Shannon Miller : Teacher Librarian, Mom & Wife who loves connecting, creating, collaborating & change. Esther Wojcicki : Educator, journalist, IT & OER consultant. This week we continue our evening Connected Cafe sessions nightly from 7:30 to 8:30 PM US-Eastern Daylight Time.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. This is a great opportunity to share your work or ideas! We have an absolutely terrific lineup of keynote speakers. They are listed below, and after the reminder plea for moderator volunteers, you''ll also find the current list of all conference sessions.

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The 2018 ‘Horizon Report’ Is Late. But It Almost Never Emerged.

Edsurge

Open educational resources (OER) have been included as key trends since 2013, for example. With OER, the report notes, “initial advances in the authoring platform or curation method of open resources is now overshadowed by campuswide OER initiatives and sophisticated publishing options that blend adaptive elements into an OER text.” These days, OER quality frameworks have emerged and the technology is more commonplace on campuses.

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?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

In 2013, PC Magazine reported that people between the ages of 18 to 24 are 16 percent more likely than any other demographic to have a cracked screen. Acknowledge the presence of paper Google Docs can be a great resource when guiding students through the writing process and also for turning in digital submissions of essays. Most importantly, OER need to be compatible with both the campus LMS and as independent resources that can be shared through a mobile message.

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Heard, Overheard and Announced at ISTE 2016

Edsurge

THE BIG GUYS: Here’s news from Google, ABCMouse, and Amazon. First up, Google Education announced a new “casting” app for the classroom projector, released the “Expeditions” virtual reality app for all teachers and students, and added a new quizzing feature in Google Forms. Full EdSurge coverage on Google here.) The ISTE conference isn’t the biggest edtech conference in the world by sheer luck.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

For example, a student could be assigned a slide on a Class Google Slide show to share some work while other students and the teacher provide critique. Could this instead be done in a Zoom Room with a shared Google Document?

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We Are Rockstar Educators

Improving Education Environments

There are historical example: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and others featured in the 2013 documentary 20 Feet from Stardom ; gospel group The Jordanaires who backed Elvis for the majority of his career, and The New Jersey Mass Choir providing the backing for Foreigner’s I Want to Know What Love Is (and later charting with their own version ). Education is viewed by many as a delivery service, which is why people say the system needs to change because we can now Google everything.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” In his book, Srnicek identifies five kinds of platforms: advertising platforms (like Google and Facebook), cloud platforms (like Salesforce and Amazon Web Services), industrial platforms (like GE and Siemens), product platforms (like Spotify), and lean platforms (like Uber and AirBnB). To believe that would require, of course, that we overlook the role that the major technology platforms – Google, Facebook, and Amazon – play in education.

Education Technology and the Promise of 'Free' and 'Open'

Hack Education

Google)’s biotech company, Calico. million in 2013–14. percent for students who entered repayment between fiscal years 2012 and 2013” – the lowest default rate in three years. There have also been efforts to expand college degree programs that rely entirely on OER. TES Education, a British digital education company, says that it found teachers use OER more than they use textbooks. of courses use OER.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” “ Google Is Being Investigated By Missouri Attorney General,” Fortune reports. Oh and look at this: “Google Critic [Peter] Thiel Gave Money to Official Probing Search Giant,” Bloomberg reports. He has been the president of the student loan org Strada Education Network (formerly known as USA Funds) since 2013. ” Via Essense : “Being Black In Tech: A Black Female Engineer Says Google CEO Mistook Her For An Assistant.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.” ” Also from the Google blog : “More tools for homeschoolers.” Via Gizmodo : “ Google Removes ‘ Don’t Be Evil ’ Clause From Its Code of Conduct.” Of course, much like the myth about “20% time,” I am sure educators will consider to cite this as a reason why schools should be more like Google.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Second Former Vanderbilt Athlete Is Found Guilty in 2013 Campus Rape.” Via the Providence Journal : “Three teachers have resigned from Blackstone Valley Prep after the charter school confirmed allegations that they posted hurtful messages about some of their students” into a Google Doc shared with the entire school. ” Google announces “Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for computer science.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

You can read the series here: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , 2019. At the time, David Wiley expressed his concern that the lawsuit could jeopardize the larger OER movement, if nothing else, by associating open educational materials with piracy.

Hack Education Weekly News

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And The Next Web headline makes for… something: “ Facebook and Google could be allowed to award university degrees.” accuse Google of failing to gain their consent before scanning their emails via its Apps For Education suite for advertising purposes,” says Education Dive. “ Hail and Farewell to The Google Books Case ” by James Grimmelmann. It’s not really an “exclusive” when you re-write a Google blog post , but oh well.

Hack Education Weekly News

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The US Department of Education released its “ #GoOpenDistrict Launch Packet ,” encouraging schools to use OER. The 2013 “Superintendent of the Year” Mark Edwards will join Discovery Education. Lots of press releases were issued this week to coincide with the ISTE conference in Denver – Amazon’s new OER platform, for example. Other updates: an Expeditions app, quizzes in Google Forms, a partnership with TES , a physical coding project.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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He was an instructor in one of several high-profile Coursera failures back in 2013. “ Apple , Microsoft , Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” says Edutechnica , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing pseudo-LMSes. ” From Lumen Learning’s David Wiley : “Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption.” Education Politics. “ Spending Bill Could Revive Year-Round Pell Grants.”

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