Join the NMC and our panel of Increasing Focus on Open Content thought leaders on Wednesday, October 1 at 8am PT / 10am CT/ 11am ET.
The movement toward open content reflects a change in the way educators and scholars are conceptualizing education. Information is everywhere now; the challenge is to make effective use of it. Often mistaken to simply mean “free of charge,” advocates of openness have worked toward defining “open” more broadly — not just free in economic terms, but also in terms of
Cisco shares research about the impact of video in education, how to strategically adopt video technologies into teaching and learning, and guide students in the development of 21st century skills to prepare them for their role as global citizens.
L’ère du partage de l’information a sonné. Tout citoyen est capable de nos jours avec la multiplication des canaux digitaux, des services en ligne, de partager des idées, valeurs, de commenter l'information et de ce fait de passer de l'anonymat à un statut d’expert.
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.
This report introduces connected learning, a promising educational approach that uses digital media to engage students’ interests and instill deeper learning skills, such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. The report lists four elements constituting connected learning’s emphasis on bridging school, popular culture, home, and the community to create an environment in which students engage in and take responsibility for their learning.
Yesterday, we talked about six edtech trends in higher education that were highlighted by the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition . One of the trends identified for the second horizon (a mid-range trend, driving changes in higher education within three to five years) is a shift from students being consumers to being creators. “A shift is taking …
Yesterday, we wrote about the latest Forbes list of ’30 Under 30′ in the education field. You may already follow some of them, or the companies they've founded or work for already. But if you don't here's the chance to beef up your Twitter list with interesting folks.