Though the panel is from 2012, the ideas about openness in education are still very present and relevant. Alan Davis, President of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, talked about institutions’ readiness and what needs to happen. Brian Lamb, Director of Innovation at Thompson Rivers University discussed many open learning initiatives (See his example about open learning and experiential and authentic […]Read more "OER forum for B.C. Higher Ed."
The Flexible Language Acquisition (FLAX) project, funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund, features a set of open source tools with which instructors can create learning activities. For instance, instructors can upload an open source lecture with a transcript, such as from TED talks and create practice exercises including frequency word lists […]Read more "What is FLAX Flexible Language Acquisition Software?"
Recap: The last post defines digital literacies as the ability to to comprehend information in a variety of digital environments to create and remix content to communicate appropriately in digital contexts to develop more confidence and comfort in online participation to be able to evaluate and critique resources. (Belshaw, 2011) This post will examine how […]Read more "Incorporating digital literacies into an EAP curriculum Part 2 – How"