Online Course Design & Moodle

As a former technology integration specialist I was once responsible for evaluating, selecting, and ultimately deploying 2 learning management systems (Edmodo and Alma) and a GAFE suite to the international school I formerly worked at. In my previous master’s program I was able to explore building online courses and their orientations in Blackboard Course Sites. … More Online Course Design & Moodle

Initial Thoughts On Addressing Online Learners and The Effectiveness of Online Education

Question Where are you on the Grow’s Staged Self-Directed Learning Model described in Stavredes (2011)? What is the implication of this model for you as an online teacher? Of the all of the readings and materials this week, the most fascinating, perhaps because they are almost immediately applicable in any teaching context, were two models … More Initial Thoughts On Addressing Online Learners and The Effectiveness of Online Education

The Impact of Open Source: MIT’s EdX

http://www.edx.org http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIh8huowqO8 Anything that is open source “is intended to be freely shared and can be improved upon and redistributed to others” (Simonson, Smaldino, Albright, and Zvacek, 2012, p. 141). While many people are familiar with open source products such as the operating system Linux or the “so widely adopted” CMS Moodle (p.142), but OpenCourses, … More The Impact of Open Source: MIT’s EdX