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OLDaily, acrónimo de Online Learning Daily, es un boletín sobre e-learning mantenido por Stephen Downes

 

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Pamela Hogle, Learning Solutions, Jul 01, 2022
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The answer to the question is "no". Even though Bersin shows that more than a million people "have experienced virtual reality training developed by STRIVR," Pamela Hogle notes, these are very large companies focusing specifically on physical tasks. "Before VR can be considered...

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Mark Innes, et al., BERA Blog, Jul 01, 2022

The authors point to what they consider to be four crises in education:

  • "a 40-year ideological experiment in marketisation and neoconservatism."
  • "teacher recruitment and retention are in a downward spiral."
  • "the glaring lack of a... curricular policy to teach about climate change"
  • "the ways in which Covid has increased educational inequalities"

It seems a bit like an odd selection,...

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Why I Left Social Media

Publicado en OLDaily el 01/07/2022

Helen Blunden, YouTube, Jul 01, 2022
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"Getting off social media for me has been a way to reclaim my sanity, my time, my creativity, and my reflection," says Helen Blunden in this YouTube video reflection. "I got off social media simply because it wasn't providing me any value any more." That's not to say it never had value,...

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Byju’s Makes Its Move to Acquire 2U

Publicado en OLDaily el 30/06/2022

Phil Hill, Phil on EdTech, Jun 30, 2022
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This post covers some uninteresting information about 2U's market cap and the possible billion dollar acquisition of the company by...

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Jun 30, 2022

I just thought people might be interested in these resources:

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Renne Pesonen, PhilSci Archive, Jun 30, 2022
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This is a good paper that looks at the phenomenon of 'social information processing' and suggests that a study of the role of argumentation between proponents of diverse perspectives may be more important than is currently believed. Diversity, writes Renne Pesonen, is an...

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The Good Web

Publicado en OLDaily el 30/06/2022

Ethan Zuckerman, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Jun 30, 2022
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"What well-meaning regulatory proposals lack is a vision of social media that could be good for society," writes Ethan Zuckerman. But what would a proposal that leads to a 'Good Web' look like? Some argue that better regulation of centralized media could do it...

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edCircuit, Jun 29, 2022
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This article in edCircuit is a reprint of a press release. "Avantis Education today announced the launch of Eduverse – a ground-breaking new online platform that gives students access to a K-12 metaverse." The only ground-breaking here should be the burial of the idea that this is in any sense the 'metaverse' - it's just a...

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Anne-Marie Scott, Jun 29, 2022
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Some good thoughts here about the relation between scale and edtech. "Access is a problem of scale at one level and I am committed to working on that but I increasingly hear reductive views of digital learning limited to students navigating personalised pathways through high-end content and teachers interpreting that learning through analytics. This seems devoid of any...

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