It is said that the fourth industrial revolution had already begun. What do we have to do to nurture the talents needed for the 4th Industrial Revolution? From the perspective of educators, we hope that learners will have the ability to meet the new era. I referred to several places, the competencies for the new generation is called the four C’s. Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical thinking. In fact, all of these competencies are about how to solve new problems and to survive. Continue reading “Rethinking Education for 4th Industrial Revolution”
Moodle allows each course to change the appearance of a course by changing the setting, called the “course format”. The most popular course formats are “topic course format” and “weekly course format”. The “topic course format” sees each section as one topic and the “weekly course format” sees each section as a week’s content. In the case of a weekly course format, the date of the section will be displayed on a weekly basis from the start date to the end date of the course. Continue reading “OKMindmap course format for Moodle”
Recently learning analysis is attracting much attention. In fact, I think there is no better tool than Moodle in analysing learning. Moodle has three ways to manage learners’ learning status.
- All of Moodle’s activities and resources can be completed on an individual basis
- By using the Moodle badge function, the badge can be awarded on the combined conditions of the completion of these individual activities and resources
- By using the competency function, you can achieve an unit of competency also with the various combinations of each completion conditions.
I recently had the opportunity to interview Ben Nelson, CEO of Minerva. Ben Nelson, the president of a successful venture company, was able to confirm that he started his business with his vision and insight in education. The reminder is that Minerva does not invest in gyms, buildings, or school properties. Minerva has invested to develop a good curriculum, recruited good professors, and developed instruction models using good teaching tools.
Continue reading “There is something special about Minerva.”