Adult learner research
E-learning isn’t new, but many educational organisations still have a long way to go before they can say that it is an integral part of their everyday practice. Strategic and practical commitment from all levels of management is essential. But maybe we also need to reconsider how we can best support and encourage our teachers to embrace the changes (and challenges) that implementing e-learning can bring.
George Siemens is an educator and researcher who looks at networks, analytics and education in digital environments. He is a pioneer in MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). So it was an absolute thrill that Klevar was able to support Vanguard Visions in putting together a Master Class at the well appointed Flinders University Victoria Square campus followed by a networking session at RiAus.
Heard of power posing? No, I’m not talking about what lumpy body builders do when oiled up for the cameras – I’m talking body language. Powerful people take up more space, they are more confident, more willing to take risk and more likely to participate in classrooms with their hands raised high and will actively contribute in professional discussions.