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Written by burklehmann

7. Dezember 2012 at 8:29 am

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An archive of alI I know about online learning

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T. Bates präsentiert in diesem Video sein Know How about e-learning. „I’ve dumped all my knowledge on the table“, schreibt er.

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Written by burklehmann

7. Dezember 2012 at 8:20 am

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„Democratizing Higher Education“

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Auf der „18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning.‘ At A Crossroads: Online Education in a Complex World“ vom „October 10-12, 2012 hielt  S. Thrun die Keynote zum Thema „Democratizing Higher Education“. Es lohnt sich den Beitrag anzusehen, um Motive und Konzept der MOOC’s zu verstehen.











Written by burklehmann

14. Oktober 2012 at 11:36 am

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Verdummung durch das Netz?

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Eigentlich sollte man über die Thesen von M. Spitzer schweigen. Jede Reaktion auf seine Einlassungen wirkt lediglich als Verstärker für einen Mann, dem es wohl vordringlich um mediale Aufmerksamkeit geht. Spätestens jetzt sollten sich alle, die gerne die Ergebnisse der neuen Hirnforschung zitieren, die Frage stellen, auf welches Pferd sie gesetzt haben. Wie auch immer. Vernichtender als die Kritik von O. Reinhard kann das Urteil über Spitzers Werk kaum ausfallen:

„Eben ganz wie Thilo Sarrazin. Mit einem wesentlichen Unterschied: „Deutschland schafft sich ab“ argumentiert erheblich fundierter als „Digitale Demenz“. Gleiches gilt übrigens auch für das Gros von Spitzers technologie-skeptischen Fachkollegen, deren Mahnungen man deutlich ernster nehmen muss als die seinen. Dumm nur, dass diese gewissenhafter, weniger laut und weniger polemisch argumentieren – und deshalb nie in Talkshows eingeladen werden.“ (Oliver Reinhard)

Written by burklehmann

3. September 2012 at 11:29 am

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Educational Theories?

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The list offered in the article is a bit confusing. Dewey and Montessori are with not doubt educators, but Piaget and Skinner are Psychologist who offered empirical proven learning theories. From my point of view that is not the same.

„Earlier this year, I penned a post titled “The Audrey Test” in which I laid out a number of topics with which I argued education technologists (particularly ed-tech entrepreneurs) needed to be familiar if I was to take them at all seriously. The response – both in the comments section and elsewhere – were fairly revealing, I thought, particularly as some folks sneered at the notion that learning theories, histories, or sciences were at all relevant to building ed-tech products, services or businesses. “Too academic” was one response. “Anti-engineer” was another. Also: “I don’t have time to learn this. I’m too busy building my company.“


Written by burklehmann

18. August 2012 at 1:25 pm

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The death of TV?

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The Death of TV














































































































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Written by burklehmann

18. August 2012 at 1:06 pm

Veröffentlicht in E-Learning

Public Service UK

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Beware ‘open access’ scam: Public Service UK.

In his article T. Bates was warning:

„I was woken up at 6.00 am by a call from Scotland last week. (I’m not a morning person so wasn’t pleased). It was a call from a company called Public Service UK, requiring an article urgently on excellence in distance learning for their free ‘open access’ online magazine on Science and Technology. After 20 minutes of shivering in my pyjamas while I followed the phone call through their web site to have an article placed next to Michael Gove, the UK’s Education Secreatry, I was then told that I would be expected to pay £6,000 to have the article ‘placed’. (“Think of what this exposure to the market will do for your reputation’ was the reason given for throwing away $10,000. They then suggested, when I politely deferred, that “as you work for a public organization, wouldn’t they pay for the publicity?”)

Subsequent Google follow-up shows that this company has more or less exhausted the UK market with this ‘business model’, and are now calling overseas. If you get a call, hang up immediately. If they call again, complain to the UK Advertising Standards Authority.

This of course is partly the result of the UK privatizing many formerly government services“.

Today I had a similar experience.

Written by burklehmann

8. August 2012 at 12:47 pm

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