NIXTY – Empowering Education for Everyone?

Not at all, I fear. A primitive bit of technology but a sophisticated business model that might well work if the technology offered more. The crossover between open and closed approaches is potentially very powerful. But, as far as I can tell from a fairly cursory exploration, sadly this potential innovation seems to reinforce the wrong values and pedagogies like all the rest and seems sub-moodle in functionality. Sigh.

Address of the bookmark: http://nixty.com/course/Structure-and-Interpretation-of-Computer-Programs-MIT-Eric-Grimson

I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology and teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems, of which I am the Chair. I am married, with two grown-up children, and live in beautiful Vancouver.

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