The relationship fostered by instructional design is not one of learner to learning, it’s one of learner (or, more to the point, student) to mechanized instruction.
Crammed with crags and canyons, screes and shelves, snow, ice, lakes, flora and fauna, Mountains 101 is a feast for the student senses. It’s a massive open online course or MOOC, offered by the University of Alberta, likely starting in November, in a partnership with Parks Canada and the Alpine C…
Instructure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company and creator of the Canvas learning management system (LMS) today announced that the BlendKit course has returned, this time with an institutional cohort option. EDUCAUSE and the University of Central Florida (UCF) are again offering the popular massive open online course (MOOC) on the merits and methods of blended learning via Instructure’s Canvas Network. Titled “BlendKit2016: Becoming a Blended Learning Designer,” the course is the third iteration of the EDUCAUSE and UCF partnership. Watch a short video on the BlendKit course highlighting the course design and participant experience.
Virgin Australia is now giving its passengers a new type of in-flight entertainment and it is much more productive than gluing your eyes to a classic Disney movie.
The airline is becoming Australia’s very first flying school and short courses are being offered for weary flyers to become more skilled.
You can kill up to 400 hours with Virgin’s in-flight movies, music and television shows, but Open Universities Australia education programs executive manager, Jose Herrera Perea, believes studying is a more compelling way to pass the time.
Passengers in January will have the option to study the art of photography while February travellers can concentrate on financial planning.