Challenges of Open Web Education

Where are the Generalists and Builders?

For a set of reasons (complexity, history, economy), that room to experiment has been squeezed out

Open Web Tech: Afterthought, Difficult, Unreliable


On the False Binary of LMS vs Open (D’Arcy Norman)

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D’Arcy Norman says the LMS/VLE and “open” is a false dichotomy, but in practice the division exists. But are there more than two approaches?

“What Do I Do Here?”

We have to acknowledge that we have not done enough as open ed techs to ease people into open spaces. Handing someone a fresh WordPress install is intimidating. And can feel burdensome.




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