Exploring the relationship between learning design and OEP

Another year and another institutional grant opportunity around openness. This year the focus is on Open Educational Practice and is designed to raise awareness and understanding of open educational practice (OEP) across USQ and to provide the opportunity for USQ academics to experiment with OEP in courses and programs. What follows are some early ramblings

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Extending a little thought experiment

David Wiley has posed a little thought experiment that encourages reflection around levels of automation and “personalisation” within a University course. Judging by my Twitter stream it appears to have arisen out of a session or happening from the ELI conference. The experiment describes a particular teacher purpose, outlines four options for fulfilling that purpose,

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Blog for learning. Why? What? How?

Today I’m giving a 10 minutes spiel on why, what, and how I make use of blogs to support student learning in one of my courses. The slides for the talk will will be available below.   Blog for learning. Why? What? How? from David Jones

What if our digital technologies were protean? Implications for computational thinking, learning, and teaching

David Jones, Elke Schneider To be presented at  ACCE’2016 and an extension of Albion et al (2016). Abstract Not for the first time, the transformation of global society through digital technologies is driving an increased interest in the use of such technologies in both curriculum and pedagogy. Historically, the translation of such interest into widespread

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Mapping the digital practices of teacher educators: Implications for teacher education in changing digital landscapes

Paper presented at SITE’2016. One of three papers awarded the Ann Thompson TPACK Paper Award. Authors: Peter Albion, Amanda Heffernan, David Jones Abstract Almost 40 years since the first personal computers appeared in classrooms Education is still awaiting transformation on the scale experienced in other parts of society. The replacement of digital immigrant teachers by

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