Monday, November 26, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The golden circle, Starting with “why” #vmvwiki #vmveBus


uStart With 'Why’ (Petersen, 2016), 7min 10 sec – An edited summary of the video from Simon Sinek
uFor the full presentation including the biological rational behind the model:
How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek. (Sinek, 2010), 18.5min
uReferences:
uPetersen, J. (2016) Start With 'Why' - TED Talk from Simon Sinek. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ss78LfY3nE
uSinek, S (2010) How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek  Retrieved from  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp0HIF3SfI4   

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

EIT Teaching & Learning KeyNote: Ken Steele (Rethinking Higher Education) #vmvwiki #vmvdlt


Ken Steele's opening keynote to EIT: Rethinking Higher Education
Time_(min)Comment
5:00"It's aways challenging to run a 21stC Education Institute on 19th C Structures" - Benoit-Antoine Bacon
9:52External pressures : Politics & funding.
10:30Demography: Student diversity (US chart)
11:00Increase in Part-time (invisible part time).
11:47Local youth populations decreasing. But increasing in some countries so international students. Add "culturally inclusive educator" courses.
15:00Digital natives. More precise information (6 second news video!)
17:18Online education. Teleconferencing.Apprenticeship by distance.
19:00MOOCs. Amherst College - outsourcing to Harvard MOOC. Merging credit - Arizona State using EdX for Year 1.
23:00Online doesn't work for everyone. Average performance penalty about 14% varies by area & social demographics.
24:50Social Learners 80% students prefer to study f2f or virtually.
Blended approach .MOOCs held in physical Learning Hub (massive completion improvement).
29:00Active Learning. Significant improvement.Video University of British Columbia
3 steps" Decide what they should learn? What are they learning? How can we improve learning?"
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Ken Steele's keynote to EIT: Rethinking Higher Education. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wvb2DBrWnE&feature=youtu.be

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Six Models of Blended Learning #vmvwiki #vmvdlt #vmvlearn #vmvteach

six models of blended learning which correspond to specific learning contexts:

  1.    Blended learning model in elementary schools: Station rotation model
  2.    Blended learning model in middle schools: Lab rotation model
  3.    Blended learning model in high schools: Individual rotation model
  4.    Blended learning model for higher education: Flipped classroom model
  5.    Blended learning model for the workplace environment: Enriched virtual model
  6.    Blended learning for mobile delivery: Ubiquitous learning model
This post deals with last 3. First 3 are linked at the start. 
https://blog.softchalk.com/six-models-of-blended-learning-part-2

Monday, August 6, 2018

E-commerce report says Kiwis spend $3.6 billion a year #vmvebus #vmvwiki

E-commerce report... 

One and a half million New Zealanders shopped online in 2017, contributing $3.6 billion to a global industry that is growing far faster than its real world counterpart. E-commerce, it seems, is big business.

https://techblog.nz/1550-Ecommerce-report-says-Kiwis-spend-36-billion-a-year