course management system, CMS, open learning network, OLN, personal learning environment, PLE
The course management system (CMS) reinforces the status quo and hinders substantial teaching and learning innovation in higher education. It does so by imposing artificial time limits on learner access to course content and other learners, privileging the role of the instructor at the expense of the learner, and limiting the power of the network effect in the learning process. The open learning network (OLN)—a hybrid of the CMS and the personal learning environment (PLE)—is proposed as an alternative learning technology environment with the potential to leverage the affordances of the Web to dramatically improve learning.
Original Publication Citation
Mott, J. & Wiley, D. (29). Open for learning: The CMS and the open learning network. In Education, 15(2)
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Mott, Jon and Wiley, David, "Open for Learning: The CMS and the Open Learning Network" (2009). Faculty Publications. 113.
David O. McKay School of Education
Instructional Psychology and Technology
© 2009 In Education
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