Category Quality

Evaluation – Isn’t there an off the peg solution?

(Learning Log for OLDS MOOC Week 7) I’ve just spent a couple of hours looking through all the resources on Cloudworks about evaluating learning design and found it all quite frustrating. The first thing that frustrated me was the number of times I clicked into Clouds to discover they were empty.  I realise that they have been […]

Learning Design & Formative Evaluation. OLDSMOOC W7

This blog entry is part of my learning diary for OLDSMOOC. Learning Design & Formative Evaluation. This is the title of a paper by Thomas Reeves and Yishay Mor for week 7 of the Open University’s OLDS MOOC on 21st Century Learning Design and available today at least on http://tinyurl.com/b3oo7pt . My position is that I don’t design courses […]

Quality Assurance

In most Higher Education institutions the days of academics burying themselves in their research and giving the occasional lecture have long gone. Teaching is acknowledged as a skill and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is now a valued discipline. In the field of online and blended education tutors often go on courses about teaching online […]

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