06 avril 2019

Governance, Management and Balancing Acts

Higher education is a hard thing to generalize about. Superficially, universities look the same the world over, but scratch beneath the surface a little and you’ll see that there are enormous differences in structures, policies, and cultures. More...

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Moodle Workplace: A new product and change in open source deployment

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By and . Moodle unveiled its new product, Moodle Workplace, at the the Learning Technologies conference in London three weeks ago. While the open source Moodle LMS has been used by companies and organizations for employee training for years (approximately 40% of Moodle implementations worldwide according to this 2015 interview), Workplace represents a new approach for Moodle's usage of open source deployment. More...

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27 mars 2019

Polytechs Migrate to Moodle

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Polytechs Migrate to Moodle
Short article describing the adoption of Moodle, an open source learning management system, by eight Polytechs in New Zealand. More...

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A Dog's Breakfast: Roles and Responsibilities for Managers in the Cyber Era

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A Dog's Breakfast: Roles and Responsibilities for Managers in the Cyber Era
This is the wiki version of the transcript from my talk last September at Sunshine Coast, Australia. In this talk I take my Nine Rules for Good Technology and apply them to managers. More...

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CMS interoperability?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. CMS interoperability?
Good overview of Content Management System (CMS) interoperability, a problem that will continue to grow as the number of CMSs increases. The author notes, "there still needs to be a common standard for the information itself, if meaningful interoperability is to be achieved. It is here that the difficulties arise, due to the lack of any consensus standards in this area." Quite right, and this is the one area of online learning standards development that has puzzled me - where have IMS, SCORM and the others been on a specification for learning objects themselves. More...

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26 mars 2019

Central Queensland University’s Course Management Systems: Accelerator or Brake in Engaging Change?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Central Queensland University’s Course Management Systems: Accelerator or Brake in Engaging Change?
Think about this: "Nearly 45 percent of the respondents believed that the university has implemented Blackboard as an enterprise system as a way to place additional controls on teaching and learning." This appears in the middle of this fascinating article contrasting teleological (or goal-based) and ateleological (or process-based) development methodologies (where 'development' may refer to design, delivery, learning...) and correspondingly centralized and decentralized processes. More...

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21 mars 2019

On the false binary of LMS vs. Open

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. On the false binary of LMS vs. Open
D'Arcy Norman, D’Arcy Norman dot net, 2014/09/16
I'm happy to accept D'Arcy Norman's contention that "We have a responsibility to provide a high quality environment to every single instructor and student, and the LMS is still the best way to do that." But I think he goes overboard i8n his defense of it, and in particular, I think this is wrong. More...

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14 mars 2019

[#CQFT] Mettre en mouvement managers et DRH pour anticiper, partager et accompagner l'évolution des métiers

Screenshot-2018-5-5 Actualités ModernisationLa démarche IAAM est un outil puissant de dialogue pour anticiper, partager et préparer les évolutions métiers. Elle permet d’éclairer et d’accompagner de manière structurée vos choix de parcours en intégrant les évolutions à 3 – 5 ans de votre environnement professionnel, tout en offrant une plus grande agilité au service public. Plus...

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12 mars 2019

Management : offre de formations longues

Retour à l'accueilLe CNFPT propose plusieurs cycles professionnels dans le domaine du management à destination des managers de collectivités. Plus...

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05 mars 2019

D2L: Continuing emphasis on services and completion of move to SaaS model

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . In last week's post on Blackboard, I shared the roughly linear progression of migration of the Learn LMS to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model - a move that we believe is more important than is the Learn Ultra user experience. More...

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