Rob Teacher? Robo Student?

I’m a bit late to this as it launched at the beginning of the year but it was highlighted in a JISC post from Matt Ramirez (@Jisc_AR) about Virtual Reality http://bit.ly/2eNTqLG. We’ve seen QR codes and Aurasma but this is much more Robo cop. The video below shows a case study…

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Self Teaching Students

Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University, Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard, and Vice-President of the Optical Society, talks about who he changed his lectures from trying to transfer knowledge to getting the students to teach each other.

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Open? Educational?

OER (Open Educational Resources) 2015 took place at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on 14th and 15th April in a very sunny Cardiff. https://oer15.oerconf.org/ The question of the conference was “What does it take to move OER into to the mainstream?” Introductory Video After the usual interminable…

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Why should I care…… and biscuits

Unlike HELF, which I am new to, I have been a member of the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) for over 10 years. The LPI is “a global Institute for Learning & Development professionals. Established in 1995 the Institute has grown on an annual basis to become the leading authority…

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Teaching is more than a job. It's a responsibility.

“Teaching is more than a job. It’s a responsibility—one of the greatest responsibilities in civilized society. Teachers lay bare the mysteries of the world to us. They train our minds to explore, to question, to investigate, to discover. They ensure that knowledge is not lost or forgotten but is instead…

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It’s Wednesday so it must be Bristol……

It’s Wednesday so it must be Bristol and the Heads of E-Learning Forum or Helf as its known to its friends. Helf according to its website is, ‘a network of senior staff in institutions engaged in promoting, supporting and developing technology enhanced learning. We have over 125 nominated Heads from…

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