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Punk learning

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For some time, educators have been subverting established methods and turning their backs on institutional tools and technologies such as the managed learning environment (also known as LMS or VLE). By 1977, punk music had emerged as a creative force to be reckoned with.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) It’s not even an LMS, quite frankly – something Edmodo tried to use as a selling point for a little while.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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He’s credited with co-teaching the first MOOC in 2008, introduced the theory of “connectivism”—the idea that knowledge is distributed across digital networks—and spearheaded research projects about the role of data and analytics in education. The LMS reflects a content-driven concept of education that encourages learners to master what the university thinks they should know. Blogs, wikis and social media, on the other hand, are distributed across networks.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A call to rebrand MOOCs , from Edsurge. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Association of American Colleges and Universities on Wednesday announced the creation of the VALUE Institute , which will help colleges ‘leverage learning outcomes evidence to improve student success and ensure quality and equity in student learning.’” iContracts has acquired the EasyCampus LMS from Educadium.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). In related MOOC news, there's more on “ nanodegrees ” in the “credentialing” section below. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

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was named in an investigation by The Associated Press last year for sharing racially charged content on social media.” Via The Guardian : “ Trump bans agencies from ‘providing updates on social media or to reporters’ ” This ban has been targeted at scientists at the EPA and USDA in particular. ” There’s more MOOC-related research in the research section below.

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Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. ” “Make MOOCs great again.” Here’s a list of election outcomes pertaining to library-related measures , thanks to EveryLibrary.org. ” Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill has data on what LMS is used by large online programs. ” “ Social media causes some users to rethink their views on an issue,” says Pew Research Center.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Chalkbeat investigates the Indiana Virtual School : “As students signed up, online school hired barely any teachers – but founder’s company charged it millions.” e.g. “ Social justice miseducation in our schools” by J. " The majors include sociology, media studies, and political science. (National) Education Politics.

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Education Technology and Data Insecurity

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While the collection of data – enrollment data, attendance data, graduation data, disciplinary data, standardized test data – has been mandated for some time now, new digital technologies bring with them an expanded capacity for data-mining as well as an underlying ideology that more data necessarily means better measurement , better “ outcomes ” and better “solutions.” Under surveillance when they use social media.

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