Category: Digital Education in the News

Best Practice: The race to mediocrity

Clark Quinn makes a great point, best practice cases are about what is good for them. Like much of the quality circle /TQM movement approach it can be a race to mediocre. This especially true in Learning and Development practice.
Knowledge: dug up by curiosity

Steve Wheeler @SteveWheeler always impresses for his clear thinking. This recent but seminal article lays the groundwork for modern constructivism.
Personalized learning is for online courses, too

eCornell CEO Paul Krause talks about course designers finding ways to embed high levels of peer-to-peer interaction and incorporate course examples that are timely and relevant to students, even within online modules.
Digital Divide Deepens

The rankings are out and the differences between the states in the Digital Inclusion index is not great surprise.