[IAEP] [support-gang] Designing A New Learning Environment @ Stanford Online Courses

Sebastian Silva sebastian at somosazucar.org
Thu Sep 6 12:42:58 EDT 2012

Hi Christoph,
Thanks for sharing
I'm already taking the Gamification course from U. Pennsylvania at coursera.org
( https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification ) but just enrolled in this one
as well, who knows what will come out of all this online learning :-)

On Thu, 6 Sep 2012 09:38:14 +0200
Christoph Derndorfer <e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just saw that one of Stanford's online courses for the next term is
> called "Designing A New Learning Environment" (
> http://venture-lab.org/education). The description sounds quite interesting
> so I'll probably enroll in it. (Though given my past experiences with
> online courses I'll probably drop out of it within a few weeks;-):
> "What constitutes learning in the 21st century? Should education be based
> on delivering contents and getting students to memorize facts? Should
> reading, watching, and taking exams be part of all learning? Should there
> be more interactive, collaborative, and constructive learning activities
> integrating mobile and social networking tools of today? Should new
> training and learning activities be more fun and game-like?
> In this course, we discuss and answer these questions."
> Cheers,
> Christoph
> -- 
> Christoph Derndorfer
> volunteer, OLPC (Austria) [www.olpc.at]
> editor, OLPC News [www.olpcnews.com]
> contributor, TechnikBasteln [www.technikbasteln.net]
> e-mail: christoph at derndorfer.eu

Sebastian Silva <sebastian at somosazucar.org>

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