Tag Archives: Open Pedagogy

MOOCs, Student Success, and Instructional Design

One of the common problems with online learning and MOOCs is student success and retention. Traditionally, there is a large gap between the success and retention rates of face-to-face and online courses. Just as some students need help in understanding … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Open Pedagogy v. OER-Enabled Pedagogy

I think I understand David Wiley’s frustration with the semantics around “Open Education” – it is a very broad term. “Open” means many things to many people as does “education.” I am not sure if “OER-enabled Pedagogy” really addresses the … Continue reading

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Why Open Matters

For myself, “open” covers open pedagogy, open education resources, and open textbooks. I think open education is one of the most significant things to hit education in 500 years – probably since the invention or the wide-spread use of cheap … Continue reading

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Evaluating Online Courses: a prelude

This is the first of a seven part series examining how different institutions evaluate online courses. Each of the seven blog postings after this will feature a different rubric from a different institution for evaluating online courses.  I am specifically … Continue reading

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Open Pedagogy at Tacoma Community College

Using Open Pedagogy to Reduce Social Learning Barriers for Students in the Global Discovery Program Christie Fierro Open Education Coordinator and Instructional Designer Tacoma Community College   For the last 5 years, student groups have been coming over from the … Continue reading

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What is Open Pedagogy?

I am really enjoying the “Teaching with WordPress Course.” It is beginning with the question “what is open pedagogy? I appreciate this. I kind of expected a course on setting up WordPress as an alternative to the LMS but we … Continue reading

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