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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

I couldn’t agree more. The purpose of a resume is just to get you in for an interview. Nothing more. Nothing less. It is the only piece of advertising that you get to sell yourself and it is “ocean front … Continue reading

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Our learners are social: Television has talked to us for decades, but it never listened!

I have enjoyed this month’s issue of Wired, especially an article from senior writer, Mat Honan. I couldn’t find his article on the web, otherwise I would have just linked to it. I heard from him on Twitter today that … Continue reading

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Online students stuck with a Buddhism MOOC because they truly wanted to learn…

I came across an article from Slate today, The Death of MOOCs Has Been Greatly Exaggerated by Robert Wright. He wanted to share that his MOOC, titled Buddhism and Modern Psychology, is wrapping up successfully on Coursera. He then shared … Continue reading

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How do your online students identify with your university?

I have been spending some time here lately wondering if the students in my classes (and the classes that I design of faculty) are taking the class and becoming “Thor the Viking” or just an online student? There is always … Continue reading

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Chindōgu, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and eLearning

I have been participating in a MOOC that I am involved with through NovoEd, called Creativity: Music to My Ears. It started last week and the instructor, Tina Seeling from Stanford University shared that her ultimate goal in her first … Continue reading

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eLearning Student Considerations from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling

In a previous post, eLearning Principles from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling I discussed some “eLearning principles” from her mini lecture on course design that I think should influence how we design eLearning experiences. Tina has a new MOOC coming up through … Continue reading

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Designers should drive change through continual cycles of creation…

This is my 3rd post discussing a recent article in TechTrends, by Jason McDonald—The Creative Spirit of Design. The article discusses characteristics that instructional designers, like myself, may exemplify. This post specifically deals with the second characteristic of the “Creative … Continue reading

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