Originally Published onJuly 8, 2014 on LinkedIn I had this Cambridge educated Professor as a boss for a few years. He is Asian, brought up in Asia, but had a completely different philosophy towards teaching and learning especially from the legacy sages who refused to call it quits; maybe because he got his higher education … Continue reading Meritocracy vs. Cronyism: the battle between the then and the now
Originally Published onJuly 8, 2014 on LinkedIn Arguably, at present, the largest group of OER creators and consumers consist of ODL practitioners. However, the uptake of the wider adoption of OER in teaching and learning is slow from the perspective of an ODL institution due to the lack of understanding of how to implement the … Continue reading Re-use and Adaptation of OER in an ODL Institution
Originally Published onJuly 8, 2014 on LinkedIn The term “World Class” is one which is being thrown around a lot to describe a perceived superiority above the average. We as Asians like to use this word quite frequently in every aspect of our marketing just to make a point that we are global players. Individuals … Continue reading ‘World Best’ Practices and the Asian Academic Institution
Originally Published onJune 26, 2014 on LinkedIn Yesterday I attended a mini conference dedicated to Open Educational Resources (OER). I found it to be quite interesting as there aren’t many events completely dedicated to OER these days. In fact, the organizers made it quite clear that the event was exclusively for discussing all matters OER. … Continue reading MOOC vs. OER: has evolution killed the revolution?