Open or closed?

MOOC: SWOT Analysis

There are two types of governments; one is dictatorship, and another is democratic.There are two sets of people in expressing the views; one is introvert, and another is extrovert.There are two methods of operating systems; one is closed, and another is open-sourced.There are two types of software; one is proprietary, and another is open-sourced.There areContinue reading “MOOC: SWOT Analysis”

Sesame, open!

Who doesn´ t want openness – openness and transparency and sharing and collaboration! Of course, most of us do, and in education as well. There isn´ t much to be said against sharing and discussing. Last week, I was looking for evidence-based papers on open education resources, in particular in the medical education sector. IContinue reading “Sesame, open!”

An old reflection

How is “to learn” expressed in your language? In Swedish and Scandinavian languages, there is a reflexive component suggesting activity (att lära sig = “to learn/teach oneself”) that you find also in Russian and Slavic languages, but not in many of the other European languages. By contrast, “to get an education” and also “to obtainContinue reading “An old reflection”