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Let’s get this methodology into shape

Work in progress for writing a methodology for a PhD application.

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#edcmooc – Week 1

E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC – week 1 responses

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Activity 4 – Identifying priorities for research

The three main priorities, as I see it, for activity and research into open education.

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Representing open education

A mind-map representation of what defines openness in education drawing on concepts listed by Weller and Anderson

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Open Education – Activity 1

Why I’m doing the Open Education MOOC from the Open University.

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E-Learning Needs Cultural Change

John Seely Brown (2007) says that there needs to be a cultural shift in the way teaching and learning takes place that integrates, or even better, makes central the use of information technology and social media. He calls this process enculturating: emersion into a community and practice to become a practitioner. He says that understanding […]

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The Solution Test

Describe my solution 1. What does my solution do? First of all, my solution does not provide online education. There are more than enough online courses covering every subject under the sun and of far better quality than I or any individual can offer. What I am proposing is a way for people to record […]

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The Pain Test Questionnaire

Please take a few minutes to answer these few questions.

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My Idea

Tuition fees for higher education are rapidly increasing. Many people are asking if formal education is worth the cost and subsequent debt and are looking elsewhere for their education. I want to provide a service that points people to online learning and resources, enables them to record their learning and then validate that learning. I […]

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The Pain Test

Write down exactly what I think the problem is. This gives me something to test. Do this specifically by answering the following questions. 1 The problem Tuition fees for higher education are rapidly increasing. Many people are asking if formal education is worth the cost and subsequent debt and are looking elsewhere for their education. […]

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