The Ps Framework and the mismatch created by the product and process of industrial e-learning

Last year I gave a a couple of presentations titled “Alternatives for the institutional implementation of e-learning”. In those presentations I essentially argued that what passes for current practice of e-learning in universities – what I now call “industrial e-learning” – suffers from a significant mismatch which, I believe, contributes to most of its limitations.

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Implications arising from the absence of the "sameness of meaning"

A few days ago Stephen Downes – a little unusually – made a sequence of comments/tweets on Twitter around the “sameness of meaning” and its impossibility. Since then I’ve had a number of experiences and discussions that suggest some of the problem associated with learning and teaching policy, process and structure within universities arises because

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Is there value in strategic plans for educational technology

Dave Cormier has recently published a blog post titled Dave’s wildly unscientific survey of technology use in Higher Education. There’s a bunch of interesting stuff there. I especially like Dave’s note on e-portfolios eportfolios are a vast hidden overhead. They really only make sense if they are portable and accessible to the user. Transferring vast

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Dede's "sleeping, eating and bonding" metaphor and the diversity of learning and its impacts for e-learning

Earlier this year I posted on Disruption and the “mythic” technologies of education and my views about consistency and diversity when applied to learning, especially e-learning within universities. That post was sparked by a presentation by Gardner Campbell. Of the many things I found striking was the video of Chris Dede using “eating, sleeping and

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