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MOOCs – Hype or an Essential Learning Tool?

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are a relatively new approach to increasing global access to higher education.  Largely free, they offer the opportunity for anyone with a computer, tablet or smartphone and internet access to take courses on a wide … Continue reading

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Technology as a Social Good?

In the early 1990’s, the CTV Network produced a show that looked at the impact of technology in our lives.  As more and more technology was being introduced into our daily lives, “smart homes” were thought to be the future … Continue reading

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ICT and Education: An Opportunity (Draft)

When I was a ten year old, my family would go to the grocery store each week and buy a copy of Funk and Wagnall’s encyclopedia, hoping to someday have the whole set. That way when I had an assignment … Continue reading

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Problem Based Learning

Using a sample case, the class will analyze the problem from a number of perspectives. Read and analyze the problem scenario. List what is known. Develop a problem statement. List what is needed. List actions, solutions, or hypotheses. Analyze information. Present … Continue reading

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