All these projects are being written using Dreamweaver, Twitter-Bootstrap, JQuery, Fireworks, Joomla 3, my camera and a good deal of patience.
And a sense of humour - a Smile-In-The-Mind.
MOOCs are changing Higher Education. That change is seen by some as helpful, by others as a real threat.
I have read a good deal of ill-informed comment about MOOCs all over the Internet. But then I bumped into this (2Mb pdf). It seems to me to be a very much better informed and a more analytic treatment of the subject than many. Perhaps that's so because the authors decided to do some reading before they wrote anything down?
is that many (most) of them don't understand much about Information technology (IT). I'm serious.
That statement needs a little unpacking. Think for a minute why and how lecturers become lecturers. They get their jobs because they are good at their subject, interested in it, passionate (that awful over-worked word) about it. They probably have a doctorate in their subject. So, for a while at least, they were a world-level authority about what interested them.
is all the rage. Apps for this for that and the other. But Apps in HE in the UK are problematic. In addition, there are fundamental problems to which few appear to have given their minds. Like how to sustain change in their content and..
Most often, VLEs become a dump (sorry, file repository) for lecturers' resources.And thats a pity.