Tag Archive: OER

So just what is this FOS thing all about then ?

Well FOS stands for flexible, open and social learning and I’m part of the co-facilitator team for a new  5-day open learning event developed by Chrissi Nerantzi and Sue Beckingham. We start tomorrow Monday 13th July to Friday 17th of July 2015.   It is an an openly licensed learning event for educators working in higher education who are interested […] View Article

Welcome to FOS – Flexible, Open and Social Learning #FOS4L

Originally posted on flexible - open - social learning:FOS means…? image source: http://timemanagementninja.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/The-Secret-of-New-Ideas-1.jpg Hello! A warm welcome to FOS, a new open course for professionals in Higher Education who teach or support learning and are interested in learning with colleagues from around the world about flexible, open and social learning. We start on the… View Article

On the Horizon for Education: Blended Learning, New Learning Spaces, OERs & Cross-Institutional Collaboration

Originally posted on Online Learning Insights:nmc.org What’s on the horizon for education? What technologies and trends will drive changes in curriculum development and teaching in one, two or even three years? New Media Consortium’s latest Horizon Report (2015) written by an international team of educators, gives readers evidence and insights into how developments in education will (and are) influencing changes… View Article

Week 2 A1: We participate therefore we are?

Reflections on the webcast by John Seely Brown  http://stadium.open.ac.uk/stadia/preview.php?whichevent=1063&s=31 Your work so far on H800 includes some individual reading, listening and perhaps viewing. Does Brown’s argument imply that this is less valuable than your group work? It is illogical for John Seely Brown to claim that study groups are the “best indicator for success” when […] View Article

Week 1 Activity 4: Generations of information seekers

https://learn2.open.ac.uk/pluginfile.php/1280125/mod_resource/content/1/UCL_Reading_research.pdf What follows starts with a quick exercise to focus your thinking about the Google Generation. Below are four statements about that generation. Two statements have been described as myths by the authors of the study from which the graph is taken: please try to identify those two statements. And, in your view, how accurate […] View Article

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