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About: Interested in virtual schools and colleges (VISCED), OER including policy aspects (POERUP) and learner aspects (LUOERL), and alternative provider models for formal education.

Looking at ALT-C 2012 for virtual schools people from anywhere but especially outside Europe. Also scouting for potential members of POERUP International Advisory Committee 2012-14 and people interested in doing OER country mini-studies (request to be issued Sep 2012).

Always ready to talk benchmarking e-learning, quality and EU bid ideas. Remaining interested in change management, costing, quality, retention and technical issues re e-learning and distance learning.

Professional role Consultant and Visiting Professor/Fellow in e-Learning

Organisation, if you have one Sero Consulting Ltd; Matic Media Ltd; University of Canterbury

Will you be blogging about ALT-C? No

Will ALT-C 2012 be your first ALT conference? No

What topics are on your radar? OERs, virtual schools, educational policy, virtual universities, virtual colleges

11 September 2012

Archetypes for IT-enabled (formal) education provision - These types of assessment are implicit in some of the models and explicit in the narratives - the key being that assessment methods measure achievement not effort and can be correlated with other "heavier" assessment methods

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What are you going to pack? - anorak - and brolly! It's Manchester!

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10 September 2012

New Zealand OER - Despite having spent a super six weeks in the spring as the guest of the University of Canterbury, there are still more things I would like to know about the state of play of Open Educational Resources in New Zealand - in all sectors especially HE an...

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Archetypes for IT-enabled (formal) education provision - Hi all - I would like to use Crowdvine and my attendance at ALT-C 2012 to advance discussion and selection of the "final five" archetypes of alternative ICT-enhanced educational provision. The discussion started last week at EFQUEL Innovation Forum. ...

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