Meltem Huri Baturay, “Turan Güneş Bulvarı 648. Cadde İpek University Campus, Ankara, 06550, Turkey”

He gives in his article a short and clear description of the MOOCs in higher education:

Abstract
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are one of the most prominent trends in higher education in recent years. The term ‘MOOCs’ represents open access, global, free, video-based instructional content, videos, problem sets and forums released through an online platform to high volume participants aiming to take a course or to be educated. With time and place flexibility, MOOCs gathers scholars and ‘like-minded fellow learners around the globe’.

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Verslag: Webinar studiesuccestips voor ouders – Wageningen University Lectoraat Studiesucces Onderzoeksgroep Onderwijzen en Leren in Diversiteit, Onderzoekslijn Studiesucces

Vanuit Wageningen University werd op 5 september een webinar over studiesucces georganiseerd. In deze webinar gaf Hermien Miltenburg, oudervoorlichter, 10 tips waarmee ouders hun kind kunnen ondersteunen in het eerste studiejaar. De webinar kunt u op Youtube terugzien.

Hieronder volgt een deel van het verslag van de webinar. Lees meer in het complete verslag.

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BV-databank (bijvoorbeeld-databank) bevat didactisch materiaal en praktijkvoorbeelden van activerend hoger onderwijs. Over BV databank

Didactische informatie Advanced organizer  Gepost: 21/04/2015David Ausubel die deze notie voor het eerst omschreef in de jaren 1960 beklemtoont dat goede advance organizers meer doen dan een opsomming van sleutelbegrippen aanreiken, wat via een inhoudstafel kan gebeuren.  Advance organizers helpen de student om de informatie die volgt beter te verwerken omdat ze: Read More →

Larry Ferlazzo,  Originally Published: March 25, 2015 | Updated: September 14, 2015. This piece was adapted from Building a Community of Self-Motivated Learners: Strategies to Help Students Thrive in School and Beyond by Larry Ferlazzo, available March 21, 2015 from Routledge.

My previous post reviewed research on extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and described the four qualities that have been identified as critical to helping students motivate themselves: autonomy, competence, relatedness, and relevance. Read More →

FLIP it, June 2016. There’s so much buzz about the flipped classroom model. From K-12 to higher education settings, from corporate training to continuing education, instructors around the world are talking about how to use inverted instructional design to engage students and improve the learning experience. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement!

However, as I travel across the U.S. and speak with educators, it’s not uncommon for me to hear: “I tried it and it didn’t work at all” or “Students hated it” or “It took too much time” or “I’m never doing THAT again!” Read More →

Een verkeerde studiehouding en gebrekkige studievaardigheden zijn belangrijke oorzaken voor uitval in de propedeuse. Veel studenten denken het te redden met de studiehouding die zij ook op de middelbare school hadden. De groepsgrootte is op de middelbare school nog vaak gering. Het onderwijsaanbod is redelijk gestructureerd: er zijn huiswerkopdrachten en contacturen. Als je slim bent, haal je met weinig moeite je havo/vwo-diploma. Read More →

Online to Improve On-Campus, by Gregor Kiczales on April 14, 2014.
Last week at University of British Columbia we hosted two visitors for a day-long consultation on our Flexible Learning work. Eric Grimson is the the Chancellor for Academic Advancement at MIT, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and one of the instructors in the first course in MITx series on the foundations of computer science. Tony Bates was Director of Distance Education and Technology in Continuing Studies at UBC from 1995 to 2003, where he was responsible for many of the early developments in online learning at UBC. Prior to that, he was Professor of Educational Media Research at the Open University, where he worked for 20 years as one of the founding members of the staff.

During the course of the day Eric and Tony discussed our plans (University of British Columbia) for Flexible Learning with us in small and large groups of various constituencies. Read More →