Tag Archives: e-learning

Selecting and describing target groups in online, tertiary education

By  Sven Åke Bjørke  April 2014 Online delivery of education – students on campus, students online – aren’t they all the same? Do we have to adapt and customize? Do we have to know each student personally? Why? Aren’t they … Continue reading

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Pedagogical approaches in online education

Sven Åke Bjørke, February 2014 When discussing pedagogical approaches in e-learning, we usually end up in debating instructivist vs constructivist ways of doing things. Here is “information in a nutshell”, with no ambition of covering the whole issue. In pedagogy in … Continue reading

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Self-instructional courses and traditional teaching vs collaborative learning.

by Sven Åke Bjørke. February  2014. Many educational institutions spend huge amounts of money on developing computer-supported self-instructional courses. Various kinds of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are embraced by university administrations as  potential money-savers and maybe perceived as a … Continue reading

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Online lecturing – an appropriate learning tool in online education?

by Sven Åke Bjørke Universities traditionally educate less than ten percent of the population. The target group of students used to be an elite of the most academically gifted. They have as a rule been able to take care of … Continue reading

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