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Seb Schmoller

Seb Schmoller

Sheffield, UK. FE College Governor. Long term interest in online learning & Open Access. Left ALT in May 2012. @sebschmoller & http://fm.schmoller.net/.
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President Obama calls on every American to learn to code [80s YouTube video], via @guzdial - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
President Obama calls on every American to learn to code [80s YouTube video], via @guzdial
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Worth reading> "What George Osborne didn’t mention in his Autumn Statement" [via @nef New Economics Foundation] - http://www.neweconomics.org/blog...
Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny promotes Hibernia College's #MOOC on exploring Irish identity (90s vid). - http://player.vimeo.com/video...
Why is teaching conservative in its methods and research innovative? Derek Bok explains. - http://chronicle.com/article...
Here are RCUK's & the Government's responses to the House of Commons BIS Committee's report on #OpenAcess - http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa...
Dismantling universalism. Fierce & convincing critique of coalition health policy by researcher @DannyDorling - http://www.discoversociety.org/focus-d...
Cornerstone Maths: "Evidence-based maths curriculum, software, and professional development". - http://www.cornerstonemaths.co.uk/what-is...
"Beyond Prototypes". A new (final?) report [48 p. PDF] from the UK's Technology Enhanced Learning Research Programme. - http://tel.ioe.ac.uk/wp-cont...
Clear & to the point discussion paper about "Open Knowledge" from the @JISC -supported Knowledge Exchange. - http://www.knowledge-exchange.info/Default...
Coursera founder Andrew Ng disagrees with Thrun that #MOOCs are a "lousy product". @SVBizLauren - http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose...
@mfeldstein67 piece: Patent Troll Sues Blackboard for Patent Infringement. It'd be a mistake to say "so what". - http://mfeldstein.com/patent-...
Read the conclusion from @PasiSahlberg's "New study: Finnish students’ achievement declined significantly". - http://pasisahlberg.com/news...
xkcd's "Simple Answers to the questions that get asked about every new technology" seem to work for #MOOCs. - http://xkcd.com/1289/
The proper role for an engineer - a documentary about Peter Rice, lead engineer on Sydney Opera House & Pompidou Centre. - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
The proper role for an engineer - a documentary about Peter Rice, lead engineer on Sydney Opera House & Pompidou Centre.
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From a Buenos Aires street, Pedro Schmoller, now 93, recalls Kristallnacht in Berlin - 1m 45s video (in Spanish) - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
From a Buenos Aires street, Pedro Schmoller, now 93, recalls Kristallnacht in Berlin - 1m 45s video (in Spanish)
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San José State University (@sjsuonline) has a sensible summary of what it takes to be a successful online learner. - http://online.sjsu.edu/student...
Perceptive. FT piece by @lucykellaway on the "employability" traits revealed by cyclists' behaviour on the road. - http://www.ft.com/cms...
@Downes's on the ball with this brief critique of DI Christensen's NYT piece [http://tinyurl.com/ooru8ul] on #MOOCs - http://www.downes.ca/post...
Helpouts - a way for providers screened by Google to give help over video. PCWorld's @Johnribeiro .@drdavidwicks - http://www.pcworld.com/article...
Great juxtaposition between Kimiko Ishizaka playing Bach & piano manufacture at the Bösendorfer factory (2 m video) - http://www.parmarecordings.blo...
With Open edX, Stanford "seeks to reclaim #MOOC brand". Chronicle article by Steve Kolowich. - http://chronicle.com/article...
Very sweeping, but worth chewing on: "The 'Promises' of Online Higher Education: Access" from #CFHE #MOOCs - http://futureofhighered.org/promise...
3 y post‐doc position at University of Trento involving animal-borne wireless sensors & cameras. Closes 25/11. - http://wsnblog.com/2013...
@pasi_sahlberg contrasts competition, standardization, frequent testing & privatization with the Finnish way - http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek...
Influencing what students do to learn. Data justifying Peer Instruction in CS Classes, .@guzdial cc @eric_mazur - http://computinged.wordpress.com/2013...
What to do about laptops in lectures? Candid piece by @DTWillingham (Daniel Willingham), with interesting comments. - http://www.danielwillingham.com/1...
Bizarre and unhelpful BBC blocking policy - http://fm.schmoller.net/2013...
Up to six minutes: optimal MOOC video length for student engagement from edX indirectly via George @Veletsianos - http://fm.schmoller.net/2013...
Up to six minutes: optimal MOOC video length for student engagement? - http://fm.schmoller.net/2013...
A quiet revolution gathers pace. EIU report on the Internet of Things for chip company ARM .@marcozennaro 32 p PDF - http://www.arm.com/files...
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