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Are MOOCs and Competency-Based Learning on a Collision Course?


Let’s just be clear: Massive Open Online Courseware (MOOC) and Competency-Based Learning (CBL) are not the same thing. They both claim to be “personalized” learning, but that personalization is expressed in completely different ways. In the case of the MOOC, the … Continue reading

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My First MOOC!


Seems like I’ve been having a lot of interesting firsts lately…my first EdCamp last week, my first zip lining a few weeks ago (it was fun!) and now my first MOOC. For those new to  the term (which hopefully isn’t … Continue reading

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Teachers Love Technology!


I really enjoyed this graphic, which originally appeared on OnlineUniversities.com, so wanted to share it with you all here. We’re making huge progress with technology in the classroom. Isn’t it awesome?

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Best of 2012 – These are a few of my favorite things!


It seems like everyone has a “Best of” list going right now as we wrap up 2012…so why not me too?  Here is some of what I’ve really enjoyed this year… Blogs: GigaOm: I love this blog. It is just … Continue reading

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Civics Instruction…free and fun!


Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman Supreme Court Justice here in the U.S.  She was appointed to the bench by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and she retired from the bench in 2006.  Justice O’Connor’s appointment to the bench … Continue reading

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Karen Mahon appears on eLearn Chat!


I was delighted to be invited to appear on eLearning Chat today by Rick Zanotti, the host.  What a fun experience it was.  Rick and co-host Dawn Mahoney put me right at ease.  And I got to talk about one … Continue reading

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Top 10 eLearning Design Principles Compared


Today I was over on Jason Renshaw’s blog, English Raven. He posted a cool idea: to compare your top 10 elearning design principles to those of Kineo, an elearning solutions provider.  Not only am I copying his idea, I’m copying … Continue reading

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