Daily Archives: October 2, 2010

Framing curricula for Open Education

These ideas can provide a starting point for a discussion around curricula for Open Education.  Key is the idea of authentic learning in engagement with real-world situations that demonstrate complexity and context. Open education can support learners in developing and … Continue reading

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Deschooling Society – Ivan Illich

Universal education through schooling is not feasible. It would be no more feasible if it were attempted by means of alternative institutions built on the style of present schools. Neither new attitudes of teachers toward their pupils nor the proliferation … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic learning, ubiquitous computing, mobile devices and Personal Learning Environments

I,m working on a new paper on PLEs. I’m finding the idea of Rhizomatic learning extremely useful. Here is an extract from the paper. Read

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Self Organisation and Virtual Learning

This is a presentation given to the JISC South West Regional Support Centre Summer Conference, in Weston Super-Mare, on June 16, 2009.

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It’s Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs

Read My slides for the upcoming PLE/PLN Online Symposium hosted by the University of Manitoba are now available for viewing above. In ‘It’s Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs’, I attempt to compare and contrast a number of learning philosophies, and … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic Learning

Earlier on this week, the e-Learning team at the University of Bath attended a staff development session from Steve Wheeler [profile | blog], a Senior Lecturer in Education and Information Technology at the University of Plymouth. The session itself has … Continue reading

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