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There was a star-studded round table session at the World Economic Forum at Davos last week entitled ‘¬†Online Education Changing the World’.¬†The session was moderated by Thomas Friedman, and the speakers included Larry Summers (former Harvard President), Bill Gates, Peter

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Online conference on assessment in the digital age

Came across an ad for this conference today on the IFETS listserv. Looks like it will be interesting if the keynotes are anything to go by. It is being organised in conjunction with the Re-engineering Assessment Practices (REAP) project, a

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Authentic learning environments in statistics

Often branded ‘sadistics’ by students, finding ways of engaging students to foster deep learning in statistics has always presented a challenge. The introduction of more authentic learning environments for the study of statistics within the MBA program at the Brisbane

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Creating open book open web exams

I presented a paper on a methodology for authoring open book open web exams recently at the 2004 ASCILITE conference in Perth. A pdf version of my PowerPoint slides is available here.

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