Open Education A Learner’s Journey<br />Image accessed from http://www.acmi.net.au/dreamscometrue.aspx   28/03/2011<br />L...
Who is best qualified to know the needs of the learner?<br />Image available from http://sxc.hu- 1193476_38811845-dark-que...
Are these the only places learning can happen?<br />
Traditionally…<br />School<br />Higher education<br />Career<br />But what about different learning journeys?<br />School<...
What about the learner’s context?<br />The learner’s context is their environment, their social situation, their motivatio...
The Challenge<br /><ul><li>  How do we as educators cater to the varying (and ever-changing) contexts of our learners?
  How do we support the self-actualisation of those learners?
  What part do Open Education Resources play?</li></li></ul><li>Our learner’s know their contexts!<br />Learners know thei...
But: <br />Learner’s don’t always know the best way to get where they want to go!<br />Image downloaded from http://sxc.hu...
A learner’s story...<br />Image accessed from http://www.acmi.net.au/dreamscometrue.aspx   28/03/2011<br />
How can we conceive Open Certification?<br />Image downloaded  from http://www.aussielifecoaching.com.au/be-a-life-coach-f...
What are the issues?<br />Image downloaded  from http://www.aussielifecoaching.com.au/be-a-life-coach-for-your-teen.html, ...
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Lindy Klein - Open Education - A Learner's Journey, presented at Global Learn 2011

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Presentation given at the Global Learn 2011 conference in Melbourne, Australia on the learner and open education.

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Lindy Klein - Open Education - A Learner's Journey, presented at Global Learn 2011

  1. 1. Open Education A Learner’s Journey<br />Image accessed from http://www.acmi.net.au/dreamscometrue.aspx 28/03/2011<br />Lindy Klein<br />Director,<br />Lingering Pty Ltd<br />lindy@weblingering.com<br />
  2. 2. Who is best qualified to know the needs of the learner?<br />Image available from http://sxc.hu- 1193476_38811845-dark-question-3-svilen001<br />
  3. 3. Are these the only places learning can happen?<br />
  4. 4. Traditionally…<br />School<br />Higher education<br />Career<br />But what about different learning journeys?<br />School<br />Career??<br />Work<br />Relationships<br />Higher education<br />Complications<br />
  5. 5. What about the learner’s context?<br />The learner’s context is their environment, their social situation, their motivations for learning.<br />Without context, how do we construct meaningful knowledge from the information surrounding us?<br />
  6. 6. The Challenge<br /><ul><li> How do we as educators cater to the varying (and ever-changing) contexts of our learners?
  7. 7. How do we support the self-actualisation of those learners?
  8. 8. What part do Open Education Resources play?</li></li></ul><li>Our learner’s know their contexts!<br />Learners know their current skills, their aims and aspirations (although not always completely!)<br />
  9. 9. But: <br />Learner’s don’t always know the best way to get where they want to go!<br />Image downloaded from http://sxc.hu - 1101338_13614520-lost3-lusi<br />
  10. 10. A learner’s story...<br />Image accessed from http://www.acmi.net.au/dreamscometrue.aspx 28/03/2011<br />
  11. 11. How can we conceive Open Certification?<br />Image downloaded from http://www.aussielifecoaching.com.au/be-a-life-coach-for-your-teen.html,<br />14th February 2011<br />
  12. 12. What are the issues?<br />Image downloaded from http://www.aussielifecoaching.com.au/be-a-life-coach-for-your-teen.html, 14thFebruary 2011<br />Economic models?<br />Traditional methods?<br />Open for discussion! <br />http://www.wsis-community.org/pg/groups/14358/open-educational-resources-oer/<br />
  13. 13. Thank you!<br />Lindy Klein, e: lindy@weblingering<br />www.lindyklein.com<br />Comments? Questions? Continue the discussion online at:<br />http://www.editlib.org/previewc/33546<br />View this presentation again at Slideshare.net...<br />

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