LearningCircle.io:Lessons Learned from Organising Courses with and without a Dedicated Platform

Celina, Hanna and Lee, Tsun Man Clement and Olivier, Patrick and Kharrufa, Ahmed (2018) LearningCircle.io:Lessons Learned from Organising Courses with and without a Dedicated Platform. In: Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018. AACE, Waynesville NC, pp. 76-81. ISBN 9781939797346

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Abstract

Learning Circle is a learning platform designed for communities of civic-minded learners. We present Learning Circle and its evaluation. The platform-based course is compared to a course organised using the same structure but with a loosely-coupled media approach. We base our analysis on a sample of 126 active learners and 32 mentors across 2 courses (from more than 70 different countries). The contribution of this paper is the analysis of trade-offs for using a central custom platform vs. loosely-coupled resources in online learning. The main trade-offs we identified fall within two broad outcome categories: cognitive and social

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19 Aug 2019 10:25
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