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Badges or Flair?

I have been really interested in the “badges” for online learning since I learned of the concept early in this semester.  It is a really interesting concept I even have a scoop.it page dedicated to open courseware initiatives and badges – http://www.scoop.it/t/open-courseware-initiatives I think I’m probably one of the first Udacity dropouts.  I signed up … Continue reading


Changing Roles of Learner and Teacher

To address the question “How would one differentiate between learners and teachers/facilitators in the context of participatory learning and Web 2.0?” I am going to quote a passage from the John Seely Brown book, A New Culture of Learning to answer this question.  “In the new culture of learning, people learn through their interaction and … Continue reading