Monthly Archives: April 2016

EDEV_505 Week 1_7

There are a few points in your post that I’d like to comment on and ask you about, but space only allows me to pick one. In paragraph two, you state that “Ranking does no discriminate among values which are … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 1_6

I enjoyed your summary and interpretation of the JIU case study. In the third paragraph, you describe aspects in the relationship between the education provider and educational quality in online courses. You argue that online content delivery is weaker than … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 1_5

I joined this course precisely because I knew (or rather, felt) that my thinking was weak, my research skills were underdeveloped and that I had little experience with creating large-scale intellectual projects. Without knowing exactly, or needing to know, what … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 1_4

I think that I understand your position. Let me repeat it here to see if I’ve represented you accurately. Andragogy is based on six principles (Fornaciari & Lund Dean, 2014; six principles are explained in this paper) that, taken together, … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 1_3

Twelve kids in your family! Your household must have been a very lively place when you were growing up. And hats off to your parents who seemed to have done a marvellous job bring you all up. My only point … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 1_2

1.¬† On average, when an individual is educated, value is created for the wider society in terms of more knowledge creation, more and better quality goods are produced and there is a higher level of citizenry. Herein lies a question; … Continue reading

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EDEV_505 Week 1_1

Good to see you again after the space of three modules. Our differences are likely to bring up interesting areas for investigation which will undoubtedly become a critical avenue for development in this module. One such salient difference can be … Continue reading

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Mod 5 Week 1 Initial Post

I’m glad that this current module “Values in education” comes after our study of¬†organisational structures and of learning and the learner. These two earlier themes intersect intimately with educational values. And, Module 4 on ways of knowing,¬†introduced me to the … Continue reading

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