Teaching & Learning in Open Courses

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Teaching & Learning in Open Courses

  1. 1. Managing & Learning in Massive(ly) Open Online Courses<br />George Siemens<br />October 21, 2010<br />
  2. 2. “If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less”<br />General Eric ShinsekiChief of Staff, US Army<br />
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  4. 4. What is an open course?<br />
  5. 5. Based on connectivist theory of learning<br />Knowledge is networked<br />Learning is pruning/growing connections<br />Orienting oneself to complexity<br />Control shift<br />Scaling social dimension of learning<br />
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  7. 7. Open teaching & learning<br />2008, 2009, (soon) 2011<br />
  8. 8. Information & Social Elements of The Daily<br />
  9. 9. Blog<br />
  10. 10. Syllabus<br />Language Translations<br />
  11. 11. Discussion: LMS<br />
  12. 12. Live Sessions<br />
  13. 13. Exclusively use open educational resources (no pay wall readings)<br />
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  15. 15. Openness produces more of itself<br />
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  18. 18. Criticality of creation<br />
  19. 19. Participation in MOOCs: Sandbox for developing new literacies<br />
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  21. 21. A networked course does not have a centre<br />
  22. 22. Paths & structure do not exist a priori<br />
  23. 23. Fragmentation produces confusion<br />
  24. 24. Abundance requires new methods for coping<br />
  25. 25. Knowledge coherence through social sensemaking & wayfinding<br />
  26. 26. Sub-networks/Groups<br />
  27. 27. Learner-created (&owned) spaces<br />
  28. 28. Technological systems for aggregation<br />
  29. 29. http://grsshopper.downes.ca/<br />
  30. 30. Experiences of learners second time?<br />
  31. 31. Patterns of participation<br />
  32. 32. Source: Antonio Fini, 2009 <br />http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/643/1402<br />
  33. 33. Source: Antonio Fini, 2009 <br />http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/643/1402<br />
  34. 34. Connectivism & Connective Knowledge 2008Moodle Forum Analysis<br />Week <br />
  35. 35. Connectivism & Connective Knowledge 2009Moodle Forum Analysis<br />Week <br />
  36. 36. Personal Learning Environments & Networks 2010<br />Week <br />
  37. 37. Bounded spaces & openness<br />
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  39. 39. Information and social relation splicing<br />
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  41. 41. Where next?<br />
  42. 42. A model of:<br /><ul><li>design
  43. 43. pedagogy
  44. 44. delivery
  45. 45. assessment</li></ul>is emerging<br />
  46. 46. One-click open course<br />
  47. 47. Forum for inter-institutional collaboration<br />
  48. 48. Learning Analytics<br />Because it (information, interaction) is explicit, it can be measured, mined for patterns, used for personalization/adaptation<br />
  49. 49. https://tekri.athabascau.ca/analytics/<br />www.elearnspace.org/blog<br />Twitter/Facebook/Quora: gsiemens<br />

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