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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities Impact of Social Sciences

An interesting guide to using Twitter in university research, and teaching, available to download as a PDF.

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities Impact of Social Sciences.

Week 3: Pedagogy and Course Design

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A really good chapter of Ko and Rossen, Teaching Online Guide. The third chapter offer good proposals and practical tips related with the design and development of a course. The examples describe valid contexts although in my case I missed some examples connected to the training of teachers in the “transition-process” […]

Gates, MOOCs and Remediation

Could high-quality MOOCs benefit a broader range of learners, like those who get tripped up by remedial classes?

That is the question that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation want to respond. Needless to say, the initiative has provoked much controversy.

Hunter R. Boylan, director of the National Center for Developmental Education, believes that this […]

Week 2: Teaching and Learning Online.

As described in my first post I already have used a blog created before with WordPress which I moved to a hosted WordPress installation. I had a Diigo account from before.

I opened the book: Ko and Rossen, Teaching Online by reading the first chapter. I got 10 comments this week, really good comments! […]

Getting started with Program For Online Teaching class

Week 1 – my reflexions

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First let me introduce myself: My name is Jaime Oyarzo. I am an Associated Professor in the Department of Computer Sciences in Alcala University, Madrid-Spain and e-learning consultant at a Swedish university.

I enjoy learning new things, […]

Program for Online Teaching’s 2012-2013 Certificate Program

I finally completed the necessary steps to start moving my blog from WordPress.com to a private server hosting.

Moving my blog from the WordPress over to a new hosted server was painless. One export and import of the blog content did the job, and I was picking out a theme in no time. The longest […]

Moving My WordPress Blog to a New Domain

For a time I’ve been hosting one of my blog using WordPress.com http://jaimeoyarzo.wordpress.com/

Now I’m moving to a self-hosted blog using the WordPress.org software. You are looking to the new URL: http://alfavirtual.com/wp/virtualed/

Moving my blog from the WordPress over to my own hosted server was painless. One export and import did the job, and I […]