Stephen Downes is Senior Research Officer with the National Research Council in Canada. He has a deep history in online education and his writings, regular newsletter (the OLDaily) and international keynotes mean it's likely he's already influenced your practice and thinking.
Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/031-Stephen-Downes-Final.mp3 | recorded September 2019
Stephen's profile: https://www.downes.ca/
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Michael Kwet is a Visiting Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. His perspective of big data and corporate involvement in education invites us to reconsider our assumptions about analytics and automated education. This episode will get you thinking! Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/032-Mike-Kwet-Final.mp3 | recorded September 2019 Mike's profile: https://law.yale.edu/mike-kwet Nominated papers (free to access): Kwet, M. (2018). Digital colonialism: US empire and the New Imperialism in the Global South. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3232297Kwet, M. (2017). Operation Phakisa Education: Why a secret? https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/8054/6585Kwet, M. (2019). Smart CCTV networks are driving an AI-powered apartheid in South Africa. https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/pa7nek/smart-cctv-networks-are-driving-an-ai-powered-apartheid-in-south-africaKwet, M. (2019). Digital colonialism: South Africa’s education transformation in the shadow of Silicon Valley. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3496049Kwet, M. (2019). In stores, secret surveillance tracks your every move. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/14/opinion/bluetooth-wireless-tracking-privacy.html Nominated paper (may require payment): Kwet, M. (2019). Digital colonialism: US empire and the new imperialism in the Global South. Race & Class 60(4), https://doi.org/10.1177/0306396818823172. Twitter: @Michael_Kwet ...
Dr. Lisa Marie Blaschke is well known for her work in heutagogy. She is also a long-standing member of EDEN and a Program Director for Technology Enhanced Learning with the University of Oldenberg. In this interview Lisa explains the benefits and application of heutagogy for education at all levels. Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/051-Lisa-Marie-Blaschke-Final.mp3 | recorded October 2020 Lisa's profile: http://lisamarieblaschke.pbworks.com/w/page/17821601/FrontPage Nominated links (free to access): Blaschke, L. M., & Marín, V. I. (2020). Applications of heutagogy in the educational use of e-portfolios. Revista de Educación a Distancia RED. Available from: https://revistas.um.es/red/article/view/407831/290621 Blaschke, L.M., & Hase, S. (2019). Heutagogy and digital media networks: Setting students on the path to lifelong learning. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 1(1).Blaschke, L.M., Hase, S., & Kenyon, C. (2014). Experiences in self-determined learning. United States: Amazon.com. Available from: https://uol.de/coer/announcements/free-oer-now-available-experiences-in-self-determined-learning/ and (for purchase): https://www.amazon.com/Experiences-Self-Determined-Learning-L-M-Blaschke/dp/1502785307Blaschke, L.M. (2014). Using social media to engage and develop online learners in self-determined learning. Research in Learning Technology. Retrieved from: https://journal.alt.ac.uk/index.php/rlt/article/view/1458 Blaschke, L.M. (2012). Heutagogy and lifelong learning: A review of heutagogical practice and self-determined learning. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 13(1), 56-71. Retrieved from: http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1076/2113. Nominated works (require purchase): Blaschke, L., & Bedenlier, S. (2020). Online learning. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford University Press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.674Blaschke, L.M. (2019). The pedagogy-andragogy-heutagogy continuum and technology-supported personal learning environments. In I.Jung (Ed.), ...
Dr Dianne Conrad is a retired but active scholar and teacher in online education following a long post-secondary career at Canadian universities. Dianne’s multiple publications […] ...