Passar do ensino presencial para o ensino totalmente online, mesmo para quem tem já boas competências na utilização das tecnologias em apoio à aprendizagem, não é um processo fácil. É uma viagem com descobertas aliciantes e um alargar de horizontes, mas também alguns obstáculos e riscos nem sempre fáceis de ultrapassar ou evitar. É, sobretudo, […]
EDLW – What might the future hold for distance education universities?
The video recording of the EDEN Webinar I took part in on November 12, 2019, is now available. With António Teixeira, Tony Bates, Alan Tait and Liz Marr, moderated by Timothy Read [European Distance Learning Week #EDLW – 11-15 November 2019]. Some interesting and challenging ideas on the Future of Distance Education Universities.
Interview with Tony Bates
This is the interview I did with Tony Bates, definitely one of the leading experts in distance and online learning, on November 11, 2013, for the Laboratory of Distance Education and eLearning [LE@D], Universidade Aberta, Portugal. MOOCs and online learning/elearning pedagogy were the main topics.
Shouldn’t lectures be obsolete by now?
I think they should, at least as the main form of teaching, but … Shouldn’t lectures be obsolete by now? – BBC News The university lecture has survived, despite claims that technology would make it redundant.
Bates, Daniel and Moore (video)
Tony Bates, Sir John Daniel and Michael Moore brought together for a short conversation by Steve Wheeler. Worth watching. The EDEN Interviews: Bates, Daniel and Moore In 1997 I was invited to Ankara, Turkey to participate in a week long conference – the Second International Symposium on Distance Educatio… This was posted on Google+
Martin Weller – The open licence gift to the future
Great post by Martin Weller. The open licence gift to the future One of those phrases that passes around on twitter is that “metadata is a love note to the future” (apparently coined by Jason Scott). A few recent news stories have made me reflect tha… This was posted on Google+
Online learning for beginners: 4, by Tony Bates.
Online learning for beginners: 4. ‘What kinds of online learning are there?’, by Tony Bates. Online learning for beginners: 4. ‘What kinds of online learning are there?’ | Tony Bates This was posted on Google+
The use of video in xMOOCs
The study is interesting, but Tony Bates’ comment on it is right to the point and, once again, exposes the lack of knowledge that underlies many aspects of xMOOCs. MIT and German research on the [appalling] use of video in xMOOCs | Tony Bates Demonstration is one of the 18 video production styles from a […]
Martin Weller on some important battles of Open Education today.
Martin Weller on some important battles of Open Education today. The battle for open – tales from the front I know some people don’t like the whole “battle” idea in my book, and I get why it isn’t always applicable. But sometimes, it really does feel that way. In what could become a regular feature, […]
Erik Duval on Open Science
Interesting post by Erik Duval on Open Science. His proposal: I propose that the European Commission takes the bold step to ensure that, before the end of this decade, all metadata about all scientific publications ever published would be put in the public domain. Open Science: a simple proposal Last week, I spent two days […]