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Niall's OLDS MOOC Learning Journal

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Niall Watts
9 January 2013

I'm loking at creating something practical for use in my work as an Educational Technologist in University College Dublin.  Perhaps something that bridges the gap between theory and practice - the gap between all the thories, models used in designing OERs (Bloom, Gagne, Salmon etc) and putting them into practice as an engaging learning.

I have recently completed Stanford's Designing a New Learning Environment and will be interested in comparing the two MOOCs. The project was the best part of the Stanford MOOC. OLDS requires a greater time commitment so hope I can keep up

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Grand Challenges - there are 3 in the Larnaca Declaration. I would add student motivation.



Niall Watts
12:47 on 11 January 2013

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Niall Watts
5:26pm 18 January 2013

Week 2: I don't think my project is ready for contextualistaion. I'll start with step 4.

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