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How do you share your resources?

He who receives ideas from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me.”  Thomas Jefferson Education is all about enlightenment – enlightening each other through sharing, collaboration and feedback. Openness is central in education. Today, we have Internet, it gives us a great … Continue reading “How do you share your resources?”

Me and digital literacy

I’m used to seeing myself as quite a digitally literate person. This is partly due to me having been the youngest one in quite many contexts in my life: in my childhood family, and when studying in university as well as among my colleagues in the beginning of my teaching career. I was playing with […]

Open Learning and Cyberculture : An Open reflexion

Open learning, in essence, means an educational system that enables learners to own integrated educational programs (e.g ONL platform), which differ in their structure and mechanism management than traditional models. Also the open model characterized by openness that is based on flexibility in the requirements of the learner’s enrollment in a specific educational program (asynchronousLire la suite “Open Learning and Cyberculture : An Open reflexion”

Introductions

Hi to all participating in ONL202My name is Tamara Kenny and I am based in Durban, South Africa. I am the Dean of Institutional Planning and Quality Assurance at an organisation called Educor, which owns a number of higher and further education institu…

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The digital dilemma – visitor vs. resident

While addressing the challenge of educating millennial children Marc Prensky (2001) emphasized on the technological environment that they are brought up in.  Prensky coined Digital natives and digital immigrants to label today’s digital users  but failed to notice much larger problems such as digital divide. Instead of labelling users, the Digital Visitor and Resident (V&R) … Continue reading “The digital dilemma – visitor vs. resident”