Monday, April 20, 2015

Lecture on "Making the University Relevant" by Professor Rohan Samarajiva, Founding Chair of LIRNEasia

The OUSL (Open University of Sri Lanka) Distinguished Lecture #6 “Making the University Relevant” by Professor Rohan Samarajiva, Founding Chair of LIRNEasia, ICT policy and regulation think tank active across emerging Asia is now available for offline viewing at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fbfqzh4fBUs

alternatively

http://www.ou.ac.lk/home/index.php/international-academic-relations-division

E-Learning concepts, trends, applications

This is a useful document which provides a good summary of many e-learning concepts, trends and applications. You can also read about the histroy of e-learning and its has a chapter on the Tin Can API.

http://www.talentlms.com/elearning/elearning-101-jan2014-v1.1.pdf

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Conceptual diagram on the xAPI

Here are some conceptual diagrams which may help the reader to understand how open badges can be implemented. The author suggested the setting up of a Competency Registry.

https://github.com/aaronesilvers/xAPI-Badges/wiki/Conceptual-Diagram-bis

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Article on Changing skill sets for a changing world

There is an interesting article entitled "Changing skill sets for a changing world".

You can read it from this web location:

http://www.straitstimes.com/news/opinion/eye-the-world/story/changing-skill-sets-changing-world-20150319

Chart of Educational Web Tools to use in class

One of my colleagues found this interesting chart of educational web tools which can be used in teaching a class:

http://pinterest.com/pin/537476536755205215/?s=3&m=mail

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Article on "INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES IN MOOCs"

I recently wrote an article on "Instructional Strategies and Challenges in MOOCs" for UniSIM's Journal on Advances in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

This article is available online at this location:

http://tlc.unisim.edu.sg/research/AdvSoTL-2/kinchew.html

9th International Conference on Researching Work & Learning

9th International Conference on Researching Work & Learning
9 - 12 December 2015
School of The Arts Singapore
Website: http://www.rwl2015.com

Conference theme: Work and Learning In the Era of Globalisation: Challenges for the 21st Century

Conference Sub-theme:
Work and Learning in Small/Medium Sized Enterprises
Work and Learning in Low Wage

Call for papers:
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 March 2015
Acceptance notification: 26 May 2015
Full paper submission: 6 October 2015