Category Archives: eLearning profession

An update – life and elearning

Having finished my OU module in January I’ve been very quiet on the blog front. The end of the module was taken up with submitting the final assignment and portfolio of evidence which I was very glad to get finished … Continue reading

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Further thoughts on professional values (Unit 7)

The online tutor group forum has been very quiet this week, which is a shame as I always learn so much from others, especially since many of my fellow students are very much hands on in terms of teaching, mainly at … Continue reading

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Professional values (Unit 7)

Core Activity 7.1: Professional values Exploring and articulating professional values and standards that apply to the work of an elearning practitioner. Definition of values: ‘principles or standards  of behaviour; one’s  judgement of what is  important in life’ Oxford dictionaries online Definition … Continue reading

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What are Learning Technologists? (Unit 5)

Core Activity5.5: The profession of learning technologist. Although I’ve struggled to see a distinct profession of ‘elearning’ I did recognise the role of Learning Technologist, or at least the job title. The readings this week (Oliver, 2002; Beetham et al., … Continue reading

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The diversity of ‘elearning roles’ (Unit 5)

Core activity 5.2: Diversity challenge Having reflected on ‘elearning’ and the difficulty I found in identifying it as a distinct profession, this activity encouraged me to further explore the diversity of careers involved in the practice of elearning. I searched … Continue reading

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eLearning as a profession (Unit 5)

Core activity 5.1: mapping elearning as a profession In my recent assignment I reflected on the context in which I might define myself as an ‘elearning practitioner’. The first time I really identified myself with the ‘world of elearning’ was … Continue reading

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