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Maha Bali’s blog about education

May 13, 2014
by Maha Bali
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CC-BY-NC – why I am pro “non-commercial Creative Commons licensing”

Reading Time: 3 minutesWe recently had our open access event at the American University in Cairo, followed by a visit by Melanie Dulong from CNRS, who spoke about open data. In an informal discussion afterwards, we discussed the problems with a CC-BY-NC license. … Continue reading

May 4, 2014
by Maha Bali
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Alternatives to the product/outcomes approach to curriculum

Reading Time: 7 minutesAlternative is one of my favorite words 🙂 I don’t like to be stuck with any one way of doing things, and I am always seeking alternatives and ways of mixing them up to create something new that fits my … Continue reading

May 3, 2014
by Maha Bali
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Curriculum theory, outcomes/objectives, and throwing the pasta out with the pasta water

Reading Time: 7 minutesThis post is long overdue, but I keep hesitating to write it because it’s something I wrote an entire chapter about for my PhD thesis, and I am not sure a blogpost would do it justice. It’s something I can … Continue reading

April 30, 2014
by Maha Bali
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How I feel about different channels of e-communication

Reading Time: 1 minutesI have to say that my preferences in terms of communication media change very fast. When I first started MOOCing (latecomer in 2013) I was not a tweeter or blogger, and discussion forums worked for me just fine. I had … Continue reading

April 29, 2014
by Maha Bali
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Further Brainstorming our Blended Learning Course

Reading Time: 5 minutesI’ve got to do this brainstorming for work anyway, and I was doing it in a google doc, then thought I might as well blog it, crowdsource some feedback 🙂 I have already learned from several others who have shared … Continue reading

April 28, 2014
by Maha Bali
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Big & little #octel questions

Reading Time: 3 minutesWho can resist this: Love the #octel emphasis "help u make connections between people and knowledge to aid your personal development" https://t.co/0dxsJrnyYr — Maha Bali (@Bali_Maha) April 28, 2014 .@Bali_Maha 'The open course you cannot fail… … unless you fail … Continue reading

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