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

 

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Jonathan Forani, CTV News, Feb 26, 2021
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The recent "Stanford Study" on Zoom fatigue is a useful case study illustrating what goes wrong in science reporting and news generally (and illustrates why you shouldn't just follow 'trusted sources'). The original article, which I covered...

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Dion Hinchcliffe, On Digital Strategy, Feb 26, 2021
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As is so often the case, it was the diagram that attracted me to this article. Here it is full size. The bulk of the article is a list...

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Marc Spooner, Academic Matters, Feb 26, 2021
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"It is difficult to see these exercises as anything more than heavy-handed ideological attempts to redesign the fundamental mission of our universities," writes Marc Spooner. "Universities will be coerced away from their traditional aspirations of fostering critical, creative,...

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Vignesh Ramachandran, Stanford University, Feb 25, 2021
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I've read reports describing all four of these causes, so it's not true that Stanford researchers have "identified" them, only that they've "listed" them. That said, I do appreciate their efforts to create a standard method of measuring the phenomenon, which they call...

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Adults made the media mess

Publicado en OLDaily el 25/02/2021

EduResearch Matters, Australia Association for Research in Education, Feb 25, 2021
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"I began to see the words and ideas of far-right extremists being repeated back to me as truth," says Stephanie Wescott, and this should be worrisome for educators of all stripes. How to respond? Wescott attempts to equip students "with the...

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Michael Feldstein, e-Literate, Feb 25, 2021
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This is really just a product placement in Michael Feldstein's blog plugging a service developed by friends of his, in an ad for an upcoming webcast, which I would normally just ignore, but the beta demonstration page for CourseGateway...

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The DORA Declaration

Publicado en OLDaily el 25/02/2021

Olga Ioannou, connecting data to information to knowledge, Feb 25, 2021
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This is a very short post highlighting the purpose of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which is to "eliminate the use of journal-based metrics, such as Journal Impact Factors, in funding, appointment...

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Jackie Gerstein, User Generated Education, Feb 25, 2021
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I remember ever-so-clearly that when the IMS Learning Design specification was introduced at a conference in Vancouver in 2003, complete with the actor-role metaphor it employed, I asked, "what about improv?" In this sort of theatre, made famous by companies such as...

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American Idle

Publicado en OLDaily el 24/02/2021

Eugine Wei, Remains of the Day, Feb 24, 2021
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This is a long post on TikTok but it's filled with a ton of good bits and accords quite well with my own experience on the platform (though tbh there are no videos of me dancing on TikTok). What makes TikTok great, writes Eugene Weim is that it enables creativity and not just...

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Diana D. Woolis, Center for Learning in Practice, Feb 24, 2021
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This study (48 page PDF) of the provision of online learning to refugee students in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is at once unsurprising and...

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