Sweden’s new computer-licence-fee violates basic human rights?

According to the UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 19 all citizens have; ”freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” With the web this basic right has been made possible to use to its fullest …

Methods to evaluate education Part 1

The Kirkpatrick model and Learning Effectiveness Measurement (LEM) are two of the most well-established methods to evaluate results of educational investments. The methods has both strengths and weaknesses, however in this article’s second part I will describe third relatively new method, STUDENT (Enterprise Learning Evaluation of Value), that to a …

Basics about the art of creating interactive courses part 3

A crucial component to consider is user-friendliness and focus on pedagogy. The engines and the different forms of content structure that was described in part 1-2 of this series of articles thereby for collaborative method should be complemented. The process to go through an interactive course material with collaborative pedagogy …

Basics about the art of creating interactive courses part 2

Interactivating course material basically should be intuitively understandable. A student that visit the course module for the first time should not need to read any user manual in order to be able to orientate herself on the platform’s tools and content. However, this goal is not always that easy to …

Basics about the art of creating interactive courses part 1

The term ”learning by doing” is often used to summarise the pedagogic ideas of the philosopher John Dewey (1859-1952). However, Dewey never used the term in his own pedagogic writings, but it describes well his vision for learning. He claimed that people not only gain new knowledge by passively receive …