SCORE-UKOER

Change is not easy. Traditional values, beliefs and practices prevail. We have uncovered evidence of existing values and beliefs restricting change in open education and open learning practice. On Jan 19th I presented findings from our Evaluation and Synthesis study of the UKOER (Open Educational Resources) Programme funded by the UK Joint Informations Systems Committees and…

Change11-week4-summary

#Change11 MOOC This week I facilitated week 6 of the #Change11 MOOC (Massive Open Online Course http://change.mooc.ca/post/220). The focus of the week was #collective learning. Georgia Tech cloned the MOOC and made a personalised version. Here’s an overview of the week. The week 4 position paper on Connected Knowledge Collective Learning outlined initials ideas http://littlebylittlejohn.com/change11-position-paper/…

learning ecosystem

The Dynamics of Learning Ecosystems: literacies and resources Allison Littlejohn “The most profound impact of the Internet… is its ability to support and expand the various aspects of social learning”.“Attention has moved from access to information towards access to other people”. “Web2.0 blurs the boundaries between the producers and consumers of content”. (Seely Brown, 2008)…

task4

COLLECTIVE LEARNING: literacies and resources Learning effectively from the collective requires open  learning literacies and resources which complement traditional types. Some of our work in UK Higher Education attempts to define and consider these and begin to foster them within formal education. These ideas are explored in task 4. Task 4 is to contribute to the…

task3

COLLECTIVE LEARNING: Learning in the workplace There are various forms of learning that professionals may engage in throughout their work – formal and informal, structured and non-structured, on-the-job or off-the-job. In our group, one of the strands of research is focused specifically on informal, on-the-job learning that takes place through participation in daily work and…

collective learning task2

COLLECTIVE LEARNING: charting the collective knowledge This week we are exploring issues of collective learning. The position paper contains some background information on collective learning and identifies some key issues. One key question in Collective Learning is how we understand the binding force that connects people while they are learning. Read this blog post on sensemaking which puts…