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Lisa Marie Blaschke

Lisa Marie Blaschke
Management consultant

Doctor of Education

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Introduction
Dr. Lisa Marie Blaschke is head of a management consulting firm that offers learning services in hyflex and online learning. Previously, she was program director of and instructor in the Master of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) program at University of Oldenburg, as well as a senior researcher at DHBW Heilbronn. Her research interests are in the areas of heutagogy (self-determined learning), online collaboration, pedagogical application of social media, and learning design.
Additional affiliations
September 2015 - June 2017
EDEN
Position
  • Vice President
June 2012 - present
European Distance Education and E-learning Network (EDEN)
Position
  • Executive Committee Member
January 2012 - present
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Position
  • Project Manager
Description
  • Responsible for managing Master of Distance Education and E-learning (MDE) program at Oldenburg (in cooperation with UMUC); managing contracts and faculty for MDE courses; assisting in the implementation of UMUC MDE projects and initiatives.
Education
April 2016 - November 2018
April 2014 - April 2016
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Field of study
  • Management in Higher Education
January 2000 - August 2004
University of Maryland Global Campus
Field of study
  • Management of Distance Education

Publications

Publications (31)
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Collaborative learning in an online classroom can take the form of discussion among the whole class or within smaller groups. This paper addresses the latter, examining first whether assessment makes a difference to the level of learner participation and then considering other factors involved in creating effective collaborative learning groups. Da...
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Heutagogy, a form of self-determined learning with practices and principles rooted in andragogy, has recently resurfaced as a learning approach after a decade of limited attention. In a heutagogical approach to teaching and learning, learners are highly autonomous and self-determined and emphasis is placed on development of learner capacity and cap...
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The combined trends of learner-centred teaching and ubiquitous technology use in the classroom have given instructors a unique opportunity to support students in developing lifelong learning skills. Heutagogy (or self-determined learning) provides a promising framework for capitalizing on these developing trends, drawing on established learner-cent...
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With the swift pivot to online learning, teachers and students have been forced to adopt a new way of teaching and learning, which has required students to become more self‐directed in their learning. In addition, teachers are faced with the challenge of preparing students for the workforce and lifelong learning. One emerging approach for addressin...
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Heutagogy or self-determined learning and learner agency.
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本文阐述高等教育背景下开放教育的内容。文章首先介绍开放教育的起源及其理论基础,随后根据远程开放学习研究的宏观、中观和微观层次框架讨论远程开放学习、开放教育实践、开放学术、开放教育资源、慕课、先前学习认定、学习者特征和开放教育国际化等主题的内容。最后从宏观、中观和微观层面提出今后的研究方向。
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The connections and networks we make both inside and outside of the classroom are critical to our current and future professional success and to the development of lifelong learning skills. Learner agency plays a central role in establishing and building those connections and networks, and by using a variety of online, networked theories, instructo...
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As learners seek more flexible learning opportunities, and employers become gradually more open to accepting alternative forms of credentials, there is a need to improve the visibility and quality of the online information available about such opportunities. This information includes not only the descriptions of formal and non-formal learning oppor...
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Preparing students for the complex and changing nature of the workforce has become an overriding objective within higher education. New pedagogies, which incorporate both informal and formal learning and support personalization of learning, are central to this objective. Educators are required to reassess the use of traditional pedagogies, as they...
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This paper explores elements of open education within the context of higher education. After an introduction to the origins of open education and its theoretical foundations, the topics of open and distance learning, international education issues in open education, open educational practices and scholarship, open educational resources, MOOCs, prio...
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Artificial intelligence (AI) and the fourth industrial revolution have rapidly become the latest buzzwords in the education industry. Learning analytics and student data have become a central focal point in understanding and evaluating students in an attempt to improve upon the learning environment and experience. This paper explores the history an...
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With the ubiquity of the Internet and the pedagogical opportunities that digital media afford for education on all levels, online learning constitutes a form of education that accommodates learners' individual needs beyond traditional face-to-face instruction, allowing it to occur with the student physically separated from the instructor. Online le...
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As they attempt to address many of the issues confronting higher education today – from continuously rising educational costs to changing demographics and increasing market competition – universities across the world are turning to innovative approaches for incorporating openness into their institutional strategies, through the use of open educatio...
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How do we as educators best equip our students for tomorrow’s workforce and a world in which lifelong learning is the rule rather than the exception? One approach is to strive toward developing self-determined, autonomous learners who are capable of acquiring and building upon their knowledge through online personal learning environments (PLEs). Wi...
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Defined as the study of self-determined learning, heutagogy is a learner-centered educational theory founded on the key principles of learner agency, self-efficacy, capability, and metacognition (knowing how to learn) and reflection. Combined with today’s technologies, the theory provides a framework for designing and developing learner-centered en...
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Founded in 2013, the Heutagogy Community of Practice aims to promote awareness of and to enact the learning principles that are its topical focus: heutagogy, or self-determined learning. Similar to Communities of Practice, heutagogy shares common theoretical underpinnings in the ideas of emergence, self-organizing systems, human agency, and constru...
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Heutagogy, or the study of self-determined learning, has been gaining interest within the field of education as a response to market demand for creative and competent employees who can adapt quickly to continuously changing, complex workplace environments, and an increasing number of educational institutions have begun to explore and implement self...
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Heutagogy, or the study of self-determined learning, has been rapidly gaining interest within the field of education as a response to the market demand for creative and competent employees who can adapt quickly to continuously changing, complex workplace environments. Heutagogy, which can be viewed as extension of pedagogy and andragogy, is based o...
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Heutagogy, a form of self-determined learning, is a holistic, learner-centered approach to learning and teaching, in formal and informal situations. The theory is grounded in humanistic and constructivist principles and brings together numerous threads of early learning theories into a composite picture of learning that is suitable for and much nee...
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Millions of individuals communicate through social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter every day. Social media applications have become the tools of choice for messaging and marketing as well as personal socializing. More recently, social media tools are being recognized for their usefulness in the classroom, whether virtual or campus-base...
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A variety of economic, social, political, and technological factors have come together to create a perfect storm of change in higher education: skyrocketing educational costs, the demand for skill- and competency based education, the rise of the knowledge economy. People are now lifelong learners, learning their profession throughout life, in chunk...
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Heutagogy, a form of self-determined learning, is a holistic, learner-centered approach to learning and teaching, in formal and informal situations. The theory is grounded in humanistic and constructivist principles and brings together numerous threads of early learning theories into a composite picture of learning that is suitable for and much nee...
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Social media technology provides educators with an opportunity to engage learners in the online classroom, as well as to support development of learner skills and competencies. This case study explores the role of social media in promoting cognitive and meta-cognitive learner development while using a heutagogical teaching and learning approach. Re...
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How can we use web 2.0 technologies to help students become more self-determined learners? This chapter examines the role that web 2.0 technology can play in supporting a heutagogical approach to teaching and learning. It considers the key features of the technology that support this approach, such as the freedom to discover and create one’s own co...
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Social media – and how to use it within online educational environments – has become an immediate challenge for today's educator. Deciding on the right social media tool to adopt and its purposes in the classroom are decisions that must be approached with great care and reflection. This chapter provides examples of how social media tools are being...
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How users interact with software and course design plays a critical role in influencing learner success in e-learning. Design focus has primarily been upon student success in online environments without first considering the role of instructor success when interacting with software to design online coursework, and the resulting impact of instructor...

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The objectives of the research are to: • Identify strategies used for implementing a heutagogical approach within educational settings • Compare and contrast these strategies and approaches • Evaluate the role of institutional context in designing and implementing strategy • Provide guidelines for deciding upon and implementing a strategy for implementing heutagogy (self-determined learning)