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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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Online education – a driving force for quality in education

Sven Åke Bjørke, 25 February 2014  Introduction Online education can be a driving force for quality in education, standardised course  development procedures and internationalisation of studies and joint degrees Experience demonstrates that good online education can increase capacity considerably at … 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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