Instructional design is foundational to effective online education. In this episode Dr Afsaneh Sharif, researcher, consultant, instructional designer, e-learning specialist, faculty liaison and project manager with the University of British Columbia, shares insight from her 20+ years of practice and scholarship.
Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/056-Afsaneh-Sharif-Final.mp3 | recorded March 2021
Afsaneh’s online profile: https://ctlt.ubc.ca/people/afsaneh-sharif-phd/
Afsaneh’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/afsaneh-sharif-2406b669/?originalSubdomain=ca
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Professor Allison Littlejohn is a well-published and project-grounded expert in online education. Her emphasis on learning draws on a rich understanding of adult education and industry-based practice. We talked in the Jennie Lee building at the Open University. Allison’s photo available from AshleyCoombes Business Photos Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/014-Allison-Littlejohn-Final.mp3 | recorded December 2018 Allison’s online profile: https://iet.open.ac.uk/people/allison.littlejohn Allison’s blog: https://littlebylittlejohn.com/ Nominated works (free to access): Littlejohn, Allison; Milligan, Colin; Fontana, Rosa Pia and Margaryan, Anoush (2016). Professional Learning Through Everyday Work: How Finance Professionals Self-Regulate Their Learning. Vocations and Learning: Studies in Vocational and Professional Education, 9(2) pp. 207–226. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12186-015-9144-1Littlejohn, Allison and Hood, Nina (2018). Becoming an online editor: perceived roles and responsibilities of Wikipedia editors. Information Research, 23(1), article no. paper 784. http://www.informationr.net/ir/23-1/paper784.htmlMilligan, Colin and Littlejohn, Allison (2017). Why Study on a MOOC? The Motives of Students and Professionals. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18(2), article no. 4117. http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/3033Milligan, Colin and Littlejohn, Allison (2016). How health professionals regulate their learning in massive open online courses. The Internet and Higher Education, 31 pp. 113–121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2016.07.005Littlejohn, Allison and Milligan, Colin (2015). Designing MOOCs for professional learners: Tools and patterns to encourage self-regulated learning. eLearning Papers, 42, article no. 4. http://oro.open.ac.uk/46385/3/Design_Patterns_for_Open_Online_Teaching_and_Learning_Design_Paper_42_4.pdf Nominated works (require purchase): Littlejohn, Allison and Hood, Nina (2018). Reconceptualising Learning in the Digital Age: The [un]democratising potential of MOOCs. SpringerBriefs in Open and Distance Education. Singapore: Springer. Littlejohn, Allison and Pegler, Chris (2007). Preparing for Blended e-Learning. Connecting with e-Learning. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.Littlejohn, Allison and Pegler, Chris eds. (2014). Reusing Open Resources: Learning in Open Networks for Work, Life and Education. Advancing technology enhanced learning. Abingdon: Routledge. Littlejohn, Allison and Margaryan, Anoush eds. (2013). Technology-enhanced Professional ...
Leaders & Legends of Online Learning 062 Dr George Veletsianos Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds 00:00 / 00:29:14 Subscribe Share Stitcher RSS Feed Share Link Embed Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:29:14 | Recorded on November 11, 2021Subscribe: ...
Professor Don Olcott, Jr. has held academic posts across the world and is well known for his scholarly work and professional membership in distance and online education. Don has multiple research interests and rich experience as you'll learn in this interview. Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/042-Don-Olcott-final.mp3 | recorded June 2020 Don's extended profile: Shared Google document Nominated links (free to access): Prinsloo, P., Blaschke, L. M., & Olcott, D. J. (2020). How do we know they are learning? Student data and the synergies of human and artificial intelligence (AI). Proceedings of the 2020 European Network for Distance and eLearning (EDEN) Annual Conference (Online), 21-24 June, Timișoară, România. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wgw9xa9QIDwALoq1yEe6h1dE6mNV1EQU/view?usp=sharingOlcott, D. J. (2020). The leadership imperative: Back to the future after the Coronva-19Pandemic. Published by the International Council of Open and Distance Education (ICDE), April 2020. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mzrge8zukdf4VtDaqZ2H943roYHCDhl_/view?usp=sharingOlcott, D. J. (2014). African Virtual University (AVU) quality assurance framework for open and distance learning. Nairobi, Kenya: AVU. https://avu.org/avuweb/en/avu-at-a-glance/avu-reports/ [note link may not be secure; if not, try publisher http://www.atwoodpublishing.com/]Olcott, D. J. (2014). Making connections: Adaptive learning communities (ALCs). Microsoft Worldwide Education White Paper Series. Seattle: Microsoft. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ORO7RzMoa0W1mvXHd3Lp_-qlEt3vaCfq/view?usp=sharingWills, S., Dalagarno, B. & Olcott, D. J. (2015). Destination 2020: A roadmap for CSU’s Online future: CSU distance education strategy. Bathurst, NWS, Australia: Charles Sturt University. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gN1tV5ohIdH8GN0iHHcPzbOGKqCSemoi/view?usp=sharingOlcott, D. (2010). Par for the course. The Times Higher Education. 8-14 ...