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HERE I AM in Melbourne Australia doing a course with the University of Edinburgh in Elearning and Digital Cultures. I have about 40,000 fellow students. The course is five weeks long. It’s free.
This is the new reality of the MOOC – a Massive Open Online Course (if it’s education or training, then someone will […]
HOW DO WE contend with the sheer volume of digital options available on the Internet? No matter in what field we work – cheap oakleys sunglasses business, education, training – everywhere we look, there are new software applications for us to use, whether this is for a computer, mobile phone or iPad.
ULTRANET, the Victorian Education Department’s online everything system, was doomed to fail. It provides a perfect case study how large organisations engage with digital technology: because they do not trust it, they will pay anything … so long as it works. And, the irony: it invariably fails!
And was this system a failure? Mr Pearson, the […]