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    Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily
    • The new geo-politics of higher education
      Simon Marginson, Centre for Global Higher Education, Apr 24, 2018 This paper argues the case for the global network of world class universities (WCUs). "The outcomes of higher education are not confined to, or even pri...
    • World-class systems rather than world-class universities
      Rajani Naidoo, University World News, Apr 24, 2018 It's just coincidence that this article appears as I am focusing on much the same sort of question while here in Colombia. But the author makes an argument with which ...
    • In “EdTech”, “Ed” comes before “Tech”: A National Louis University/Acrobatiq Case Study
      Michael Feldstein, e-Literate, Apr 24, 2018 I'm sure that the series this article introduces will be valuable, but my purpose here is to be a bit pedantic, but in so doing, allow me to illustrate the difference between...
    • Falling Into the Belief Gap
      Beth Hawkins, The 74, Apr 24, 2018 This reads more like a first-person story instead of the piece of advocacy journalism it is, and it's a style I really don't like very much, but it raises a valuable point that should...
    • Having an audience makes us better at performing
      Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins, Futurity, Apr 24, 2018I think we've generally believe that the headline is true, but it's always nice to be able to back our intuitions with research. The open-access paper being discussed is called Neural substrates of...
    • OER18 Reflections
      Laura Ritchie, lauraritchie.com, Apr 24, 2018 Laura Ritchie and her students hosted a session at OER18 describing how to write a song on a ukelele. This is the sort of session that would challenge me a lot, because my ...
    • An Open Education Reader
      David Wiley, Apr 24, 2018 This is David Wiley's resource he has created for hi course on open educational resources. I assume that this is the basis for what Sheila MacNeill called Wiley's "potted" history of OER (I'm ...


    Steve Hargadon

    Technology Enhanced Learning Blog
    • Change the title, change the work? by David Hopkins
      Have I had it wrong all these years … is not been about me being a Learning Technologist (...
    • Get to know a ‘digital champion’ by David Hopkins
      Earlier this week I read and shared a post on the Inside Higher Ed website: Online Learning Shoul...
    • The last thing on my phone #EdLastThing by David Hopkins
      This is a bi tof fun, but also a good way to learn from each other … inspired by the ...
    • What Facebook knows about me (and you) by David Hopkins
      This week (March 2018) there has been a lot written about Facebook, the data it collects, the dat...
    • Career path by David Hopkins
      Reflection can be good for the soul. It can also be a time-waster and detractor from doing someth...
    • Relationships by David Hopkins
      Development of materials for online, distance, blended and campus-based courses can be a pleasura...
    • Sharing by David Hopkins
      Recent themes to my work has been the nature of how, and what, we share. I wanted to reflect a li...


    OPEN2LEARN
    • Academic Websites Ain't Got It--The A/B test May 12, 2012
      The most dismaying article I have read in recent months is The A/B Test:  Inside the Technology that is Changing Business  in Wired.  So here is the basic idea.  Brian Christian...
    • Scholarship and Klout May 7, 2012
      My colleagues won't appreciate this comment, but I can't help but think that Klout will matter in the future in scholarship.  In some sense it all ready does, but we measure Klout by way of ci...
    • Comments, teaching & HuffPo Divorce Jun 12, 2011
      My most recent post on the Huffington Post has gotten the most comments to date.  (about 290 in 3 days).  Most of my other posts generally only got less than 50 comments.The comments vary...
    • Huffington Post Social Media & Web Strategy-- Mix Education with Tabloid Mar 2, 2011
      A central challenge in all teaching is to get the attention of the student.  So how is this done on the web? Bob Garfield, On the Media, asks this question of Farad Manjoo of Slate. ...
    • Interesting Huff Post pattern Feb 24, 2011
      The editors at Huffington Post are doing a nice job of mixing the various postings-- various practitioners (therapists, lawyers, authors of various types), a little research and lots of celebrity d...
    • Linking News, research and outreach--An example Feb 19, 2011
      One of the central themes in my work  (See my proposal for linking science to practice)  has been to champion the linking of research, news, and outreach activities in order to connect al...
    • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother-- Another opportunity to teach parenting Jan 16, 2011
      The book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua is stirring an important discussion of the role of parents in their children's success.  Some of the controversy over this book was stirred...




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          eLearn Articles
          • 12 Steps Toward Immersive Learning Apr 17, 2018
            Presented is an overview of virtual and augmented reality techniques. This article is tailored for learning professionals who find mixed reality interesting but confusing. Included are a dozen feat...
          • South by Southwest 2018: Reflections for e-Learn Magazine Apr 3, 2018
            This multimedia article offers some reflections on the South by Southwest 2018 conference for eLearn Magazine readers/watchers. The South by Southwest conference is held in Austin each spring and r...
          • Implementing Blended Learning the Right Way Mar 29, 2018
            You may have read the quintessential texts on blended learning the why the need for disruption the types of models etc. However youve never read a workbook like this. The Blended Course Design Work...
          • Promoting Student Engagement with Smartphone Technology Mar 22, 2018
            This article presents specific tangible ways that professors can improve the success rate of their hybrid and online courses in rural settings in the state of Georgia where the student populations ...
          • Online Learning: Bridging the Cultural Gaps Mar 1, 2018
            The pervasiveness of online education created opportunities for learners across the world to pursue their higher education at accredited universities of their choice. However this form of education...
          • Four Questions to Ask When Using YouTube in the Classroom Feb 19, 2018
            With the rise of the flipped classroom concept videos from platforms such as YouTube are increasingly being embedded in education courses. Teachers use videos they find online not only as stimulus ...


          Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator

          Mobile Learning
          • This Site has Moved
            Because the Edublogs site (which hosts this blog) now requires me to pay to remove advertisements from all of my posts, and to enable basic blog features such as the ability to embed videos in my p...
          • “A kitten learns to fish using the iPad.”
            If a kitten can learn with an iPad… how much more can we learn? 🙂 Kitten learns to fish on an iPad. 🙂
          • Using Twitter in the classroom
            This video shows the positive use of mobile devices in the classroom to provide a “back channel”; and also discusses other aspects of mobility, such as the teacher being able to interac...
          • The iPad and its impact on m-learning.
            I’ve been engrossed in an article on the tech blog Gizmodo this morning, which reveals that Dr. Alan Kay made the following quote about the iPhone when it was launched: I’ve written sev...
          • Ubiquette.
            Over the last week or so, I’ve been keeping up with the story of the US school that activated the webcam on a student’s Macbook while the student was at home, and took photographs to al...
          • M-learning device for $60.
            The FLiP, made by V-Tech, is an e-book reader targeted at children aged 3-7. It features a 4.3-inch colour touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard, rugged design and over 100 downloadable titles. A programmab...
          • This Edu-Netbook *might* be the best yet.
            The Mirus Schoolbook Convertible looks like it’s a decent step forward in the design of a low-cost mobile computing device for education. It’s a step up from existing netbooks and even ...


          DML Central
          • Black Code Studies 101, Part 2 Today 3:00 am
            Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part post featuring the fourth interview in a multi-part series with participants in the Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities Conference....
          • New MIT Book Series Seeks Authors Apr 16, 2018
            How large-scale online environments — such as massive open online courses (MOOCs), intelligent tutoring systems, learning games, collaborative programming communities, community tutorial syst...
          • Rethinking Black Digital Literacy, Part 1 Apr 9, 2018
            Editor’s note: This is the first part of a three-part post featuring the fourth interview in a multi-part series with participants in the Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities Conference. ...
          • Creativity is Fundamental for Lifelong Learning Apr 2, 2018
            Creativity is for everyone, according to Mitchel Resnick, the LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, where he directs the Lifelong Kinder...
          • Reteaching Teaching: Pedagogy and Teacher Training for the Digital Age Mar 26, 2018
            Digital media and networks, like blackboards and post-it notes, are tools whose effectiveness depends on how they are used. Whether you call it “connected learning” or a “new cult...
          • Media and Civic Engagement: Growing Youth Enthusiasm Mar 19, 2018
            Democracy is not just about choosing your own leaders. Democracy can only take root in a population that is free enough and educated enough to discuss issues, form public opinion, and influence pol...