Stephen Downes

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NYTimes rejects the MOOCopalypse
What Do We Actually Learn From TED Talk Videos?
Taking a test is better than studying, even if you just guess: We need to flip the flipped classroom
A BBC Broadcast on Computing: The Joy of Logic
Online education is dead; long live Mentored Simulated Experiences
MOOCs get schoolified: Two reports predict MOOCs will simply be absorbed
On Nerd Entitlement: Those who feel underprivileged are now the privileged
The 10K Hour Rule: Deliberate Practice leads to Expertise, and Teaching can trump Genetics
Learners don’t know what’s best for them
BBC is giving away 1 million mini computers
A Terrific and Dismal View of What Influences CS Faculty to Adopt Teaching Practices
No Rich Child Left Behind, and Enriching the Rich: Why MOOCs are not improving education
Universities on the Defensive: What is it we do
How does higher education funding relate to teaching quality?
Apple removes Scratch from iPad/iPhone/iTouch
Sebastian Thrun bets education over driverless cars
The Scientific Method is wrong: Scientists don’t test hypotheses, but build models
Secret Sauce of Successful Summer Camps
The standard for online courses is firmly in place?
Rationalizing Academic Blogging
Rationalizing Academic Blogging
The Right to Hack, not to Flash
Tools for Building Tutors, and Tutors for Computing Education
Psychologists are from Kansas City, and Education Researchers are from Rio de Janeiro
In Defense of Lecture
Are all textbooks created equal?
Tell Sally Your Stories: Monthly, For a Year
MOOC: Massive Open Online Course
Computing Education Blog
What's wrong with online courses
The role of computing education in the productivity paradox
Student evaluations of teaching don't correlate with learning gains
There is No Profit in Education, No Competitive Advantage to Better Learning
It’s not chronic poverty that hurts education — it’s the large percentage with any poverty
Home About Computing Education Blog Eric Mazur’s Keynote at ICER 2011: Observing demos hurts learning, and confusion is a sign of understanding
Open Education: “The whole model hinges on excellent assessment”
No More Swikis: End of the Constructionist Web at Georgia Tech
Online CS courses: What does it mean, “willing to put in the effort”?
Home About Computing Education Blog Proposal in Texas to move higher ed classes to MOOCs
Website that takes your online classes for you
Home About Computing Education Blog Definitions of “Code” and “Programmer”: Response to “Please Don’t Learn to Code”
MOOCs are a fundamental misperception of how teaching works
LaTICE 2017 in Saudi Arabia: Women must cover up
Applying diSessa’s Knowledge in Pieces Framework to Understanding the Notional Machine
The role of higher education in reducing inequity: Using tuition, drop-out rates, and opportunity hoarding
Fixing Mathematical Notation with Computing, and “Proving” It with Education
Computing Education Lessons Learned from the 2010’s: What I Got Wrong
Paradigm shifts in education and educational technology: Influencing the students here and now
Make the highest grades achievable by all students

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