• Basic eLearning

    Moving Content to the Digital Realm

    eBooks are fast becoming the norm for many books, documents and other materials / content being moved to the web and to digital eReaders and tablets like the iPad. I have commented before on this blog about using iPads or tablets in the classroom and for mobile learning and I support that completely. This blog…

  • Basic eLearning

    Connectivism in Learning

     This article came from the Huffington Post’s Stephen Downes, who is becoming very knowledgable about connectivism. What is connectivism? At its heart, connectivism is the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks. Knowledge, therefore, is not acquired, as though…

  • Basic eLearning

    Can MOOC work for you?

    What you say  is a MOOC? It stands for  — a massive open online course or what we used to call Webinars. It seems someone has come up with yet another acronym for an old method of getting information from one person to a lot of people. At one time we used Town Hall meetings…

  • Technology & Devices

    What should technology be to a learner?

    A couple of bloggers I follow have benn having a discussion about what technology should be to learners. @frankcrawford and @fraserspeirs have compiled a list as follows: As a learner, technology should be: 1.Everywhere, ready to use. 2.Easy to use. 3.Desirable to use. 4.Challenging my skills. 5.Sharable 6.Collaborative 7.It should play to my passions 8.Used…