Surviving the coming world of online learning

A session at Bring IT, Together [ECOO & OASBO]

Thursday 24th October, 2013

11:00am to 11:45am (EST)

We have entered the Knowledge Age and with it, a world of tumultuous change. These upheavals are beginning to be felt in academia, and there is great pressure for change in the way education is run. In particular, there is pressure for teachers to embrace online learning. But what does this mean?
Contrary to popular belief, there are a number of different models of online learning, ranging form Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) such as the Coursera initiative, to discourse-based courses and work in online virtual worlds. In any of these, there are traps for the unwary.
This presentation will examine the various forms of online learning and using filters from philosophy and learning theory, examine what is known to be effective and will enhance learning, and what will likely be frustrating and second- or third-rate education.

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Don Philip

author & Outreach Coordinator

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16 attendees

  • Audrey Montgomery
  • Brad Clayden
  • Jeff Brown
  • Dave_Parkes
  • Devon Moore
  • Dr. Donald N. Philip
  • Elaine MacKenzie
  • Grant Hutchison
  • Janice Staats
  • JoAnne AuCoin
  • Mark D Maloney
  • Gabe
  • Michael Mastragostino
  • Michelle Pollington
  • Nuno de Castro
  • Tim Hasiuk

3 trackers

  • Andrea Brozyna
  • Carlo Fusco
  • Roanie Levy

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Time 11:00am11:45am EST

Date Thu 24th October 2013

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  • Education for a Knowledge Society: The transformation of education through the synergy of communities and technology

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