Online Production Managers: An Old Model Re-invented

February 2017 Issue CAPDM Newsletter CAPDM Discussion Partner for Capability… and Profit. Dear Reader, Many universities struggling with diversifying into online and blended learning decide to have a corporate ‘partner’ basically build their products and business for them.  This approach may have a short term appeal, but not in the longer term in CAPDM’s experience. It was […]

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Integrating publisher texts into your online pedagogy and delivery

January 2017 Issue CAPDM Newsletter CAPDM Discussion Integrating publisher texts into your online pedagogy and delivery Dear Reader, In Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age: Designing for 21st Century Learning (Routledge 2013), Beetham & Sharpe argue that “pedagogy is about guiding learning, rather than leaving you to finding your own way […] our digital native students may be able […]

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What is the main barrier to developing a sustainable business on online education?

December Issue CAPDM Newsletter CAPDM Discussion What is the main barrier to developing a sustainable business on online education? Dear Reader, As 2016 draws to a conclusion we all tend to look back to see what has been achieved over the year. For CAPDM, now in its 21st year of operation, there has been one or two […]

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eLearning in Higher Education – A Quality Assurance Free Zone?

October Issue CAPDM Newsletter CAPDM Discussion eLearning in Higher Education – A Quality Assurance Free Zone? Dear Reader, Sometimes when you read the words of an industry commentator you come across statements that absolutely chime with your own experience. Such was the case when I read this article in ‘Higher Education Management’ – a strategy and innovation […]

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Personalised Learning… Or Not?

September Issue CAPDM Newsletter CAPDM Strength Personalising Learning Dear Reader, CAPDM has been promoting and developing online education for over 20 years. At the heart of everything we do is a richness of content, and mechanisms for feedback and personalisation of delivery. You can see how we approach this cognitive richness and personalisation in this Look.Book publication. […]

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Recreating the Future

Dear Reader, Recreating the Future The Sermon on the Mount was an exercise in moral teaching, not online learning, but it contained many a lesson relevant to today. Recall the parable of the ‘The Wise and Foolish Builders’ (Matthew 7:24-26) “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like […]

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Enabling Global Reach in a University

Dear Reader, Enabling Global Reach in a University Though it has been said many times before, it now seems appropriate to be saying “Higher Education has entered a period of significant change”.  This change, when combined with the opportunities generated by new digital technologies, new standards of professionalism and competitiveness, has seen many universities considering expansion […]

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