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Thursday, February 14 • 11:20am - 12:10pm
Confounding redundancy: LMS, Social Networks & E-portfolio Systems

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This session looks at three of the most popular teaching and learning systems at all levels that used to support formal education. However, increasingly LMS, E-portfolio and Social networks each offer similar tools and redundancy can be expensive and confusing. This study examines a theoretical model developed by the authors which shows the strengths and uses of individualized, group, network and sets of learners and the tools that often work most effectively to support learning in each aggregation. The session concludes with a brief demonstration of the ELGG system developed at Athabasca.


Speakers
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Terry Anderson

professor in the Centre for Distance Education, Athabasca university
Terry Anderson is a professor in the Centre for Distance education at Athabasca university and the editor of IRRODL.
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Jon Dron

Associate Professor - School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University
I'm a professional learner. I don't believe in academic disciplines much because way too many things interest me and pigeonholes get in the way. Mostly my work straddles the borders between technology and learning but I take inspiration where I find it - evolutionary theory, complexity theory, architecture, city planning, economics, education, computing, information systems, music, whatever. At CanadaMoot I'll be talking with my friend and... Read More →


Thursday February 14, 2013 11:20am - 12:10pm
Denman Room (Note: this is our web broadcast venue)

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