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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Jim Julius

Jim Julius

Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies | EDUCAUSE - 3 views

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Jim Julius

Innovations in Higher Education? Hah! - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher ... - 3 views

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    However, it is easier to wash your hands than it is to design a first-rate online course. It takes a different skill from classroom teaching, and it is more expensive than chalk. It can be accomplished by faculty working in teams or in conjunction with experienced instructional designers who understand how to create large-scale projects like MOOC's huge, open online courses, which have been pioneered by Stanford and other universities. Either way, most faculty will need help in becoming students again. While more-effective teaching should be its own reward, a major professional-development effort would provide a new opportunity to realign institutional and faculty goals. A radical expression would be to change the rules of tenure to require faculty to teach online or otherwise demonstrate their facility with 21st-century methodologies, as virtually every other employer now requires of their work force.
Jim Julius

manifesto for teaching online | part of the MSc in E-learning at the University of Edin... - 3 views

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    Some excellent food for thought and discussion about teaching online.
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