Over the course of this semester, I’ve been debating “structured learning” a lot. On one hand, I do see value in an experienced knowledgeable person introducing someone to the many facets of a subject but on the other hand I detest the idea of someone being able to dictate what you should know and what [...]
Researching online higher education products and services, I’m convinced I don’t want to make anything that can be sold to universities. I feel like all those products and services that are forced on professors, staff and students, only deter education rather than assist in any meaningful way. Taking into consideration my undergraduate degree and my [...]
I was thinking about this a lot and I tried a few things and nothing seemed right. To the point that I decided to start from scratch.
I started with a mockup based on the weeks we’ve done so far and drawing from my experiences of using existing online learning services and from being on [...]
I compared a more informal google hangout that allows me to live stream camera as well screen share, with a screen share that’s edited and produced. The topic was responsive web design.
As a presenter, I found it really hard to focus during the google hangout, mostly because I was trying to think three steps [...]
I’m no longer interested in pursuing the creation of an online design school. Instead I want to see if I can tackle motivation to learn instead.
I’m decided to go the opposite route from specialization and instead try and motivate people to learn a bit of everything. I do see value in being educated to [...]
There are a lot of disparate resources on the Internet for teaching yourself design. While a fair few of the online teaching sites teach coding, science and math, with some also teaching economics and humanities subjects, I don’t see a lot of design teaching going on.
I have a few ideas about what I think [...]
The World Education University is the only free for all, online education I could find that was accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Intrigued by the accreditation aspect, I decided to enroll and selected my WEU objective as learning for credit.
On reading that their noble mission to provide “free education [...]