What is learner presence?

What about Learner Presence?

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Oliver Dreon, Ph.D.

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In science, researchers see theories and ideas as being tentative.  New information can be introduced that prompts reflection and re-examination.  For example, Copernicus’ work forced astronomers to re-evaluate whether the Earth was the center of the solar system and it Read More >

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What is Digital Citizenship? – Online Network of Educators

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Aloha Sargent and James Glapa-Grossklag

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Once you learn that an algorithm determines these hits, does that impact what you ask students to research? When you require students to use TurnItIn, do you tell them what happens to their intellectual property?  If you require students to use publisher courseware, do you know how publishers use the data they’re gathering?

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Context Matters

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Oliver Dreon, Ph.D.

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If you’re a teacher, I’m sure you’ve had this experience. You teach a lesson with one group of students, and it works great. The students are motivated and engaged. The technology works correctly. The activities you planned all make sense Read More >

IMPLEMENTING OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Impacts of Open Educational Resources

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Oliver Dreon, Ph.D.

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Regular readers of this blog know that I’ve been trumpeting the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) for years. For the most part, I promote OERs because they’re free for students and faculty to use. I work at a public Read More >

Summer Reading List for Online and Digital Learning Topics

My Summer Reading List

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Oliver Dreon, Ph.D.

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This is always one of the more popular posts that I write each year. Each May, I share the academic books that I’m planning to tackle this summer in preparation for the next academic year. If you’re interested in what Read More >

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How and Where to Get Published

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Jill Buban, Ph.D.

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In my role at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), on a daily basis I am fortunate to have conversations with people at universities and organizations. Most of these conversations are about projects people are doing on campuses and if it Read More >