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Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility | Daniel | Journal of Interactive Media in Education
Find every castaway from 1942 to the present and listen to more than 500 programmes.
See on www.bbc.co.uk
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Matterhorn is a free, open-source platform to support the management of educational audio and video content. Institutions will use Matterhorn to produce lecture recordings, manage existing video, serve designated distribution channels, and provide user interfaces to engage students with educational videos.
It looks very useful for a school LMS, I wonder if it can be easily integrated.intefaced with Google Apps
See on opencast.org
Some commentators are heralding open badges as the nemesis of the college degree. I don’t quite see it that way.
It is true they are uneasy bedfellows. As Mark Smithers observes…
“It’s interesting that the reaction to open badges from senior academic managers is often to dismiss them as being child like and akin to collecting a badge for sewing at scouts.”
“I also suspect that traditional higher education providers will resist providing them because they don’t fit in with traditional academic perceptions of achievement and credentialing.”
I wonder if these academics have consulted their own faculties of education?
Of course, open badges and college degrees are not mutually exclusive. If a particular university can overcome its initial prejudice, it will see badges for what they really are: representations of achievement – just like those pieces of paper they dole out at graduation ceremonies.
There is no reason why…
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