Watch “Blast from the past Baseball scene” on YouTube

https://youtu.be/sGIETautuys This video highlights one of the things that still has me critical of pure online learning. Prior to this scene in Blast from the Past, the character's father had been trying to teach his him baseball with not much more than a verbal description (being that they were underground in a fallout shelter all … Continue reading Watch “Blast from the past Baseball scene” on YouTube

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Future University: Communities and Cross-Disiplinary Learning

Thinking about where universities are heading in relation to the reading 'Online learning communities: Common ground and critical differences in designing technical environments.' by Riel and Polin (2004), it seems that there may be a need to support wider communities than just the internal ones of staff and students. The focus on graduate attributes, student outcomes, … Continue reading Future University: Communities and Cross-Disiplinary Learning

Reflecting on the 3 Ps and the Current State of Learning Management Systems

In the article, The Three P’s of Pedagogy for the Networked Society (McLoughlin, C. and Lee, M., 2008) the authors support the claim that current Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) are outdated due to their focus towards the teacher-centred delivery of information rather than the learner-centred approach. I completely agree with this observation so far as … Continue reading Reflecting on the 3 Ps and the Current State of Learning Management Systems