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Learning Technologies

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Learning Technologies, co-located with Learning & Skills, is Europe's leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. And it continues to grow in importance, value and attendance year on year.


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collection of presentations on Learning Technologies

Fran Walton's curator insight, February 3, 7:57 AM

Knowledge  for the future, for keeping a-breast of current trends, my my age group.

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Blam

 

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Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age

Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it

Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age


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Richard Whiteside's curator insight, November 9, 2015 12:51 PM

Good, clear infographic comparing different learning theories alongside connectivism. Interesting to consider, whether you appreciate the theory or not. 

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¿Epoca de conectivismo?

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INTERESTING!

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Personalization Of eLearning Process

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Want to know how you can personalize your eLearning? Check the 2 approaches to Personalization Of eLearning.

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Scaffolding For Online Learning: Interview with Gilly Salmon, Author of E-Tivities

Scaffolding For Online Learning: Interview with Gilly Salmon, Author of E-Tivities | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Gilly Salmon, author of E-tivities: The Key to Active Online Learning, which is being updated in a second edition, talks with MOOC News and Reviews about how online education has changed since the book was first published eleven years ago.

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Ijad Madisch - Researchers: it's time to ditch the PDF

"The PDF is the digital equivalent to the desk drawer – a place where scientific results are hard to find and easily forgotten. And yet the PDF is still the default way for scholarly publishers to disseminate research on the web. 

To communicate research efficiently today, we need a new format for the digital age: one that’s open, easy to work with and social."

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Robert Farrow's curator insight, February 13, 2015 4:58 AM

"Openness should not be seen as a risk, but an opportunity"

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Writing For Online Learners And Readers

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"More and more educators are doing more than simply teaching in the 21st century. Technology has expanded and changed our role. You may already be in this position, either by chance or not. Are you an educator who is new to the job of writing eLearning resources? I was. Here is what I’ve learned."


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Tanyam's curator insight, March 4, 2015 6:08 PM

Its been a while since my collegues and i did our "Writing for the Web".  Here are some reminders, or if you are a newbie, some tips, on writing for online learning

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Education and Technology Conferences January to December 2014

Education and Technology Conferences January to December 2014 | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
The following is a list of education and technology conferences for the the first half of 2014. These education conferences are taking place all around the world so have a good look through for something that interests you and is close by.
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Hacking Your Learning Path - Getting Smart by Adam Renfro - BlendedLearning, edchat edtech, learning, personal learning, playlists

Hacking Your Learning Path - Getting Smart by Adam Renfro - BlendedLearning, edchat edtech, learning, personal learning, playlists | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
To help students hack their learning paths, we will need to help them build a learning infrastructure and teach them how to manage their own learning.

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Susan Liner Fisher's curator insight, October 25, 2013 9:19 AM

Great article on personalized learning with fabulous resources

Fulton Schools Professional Learning's curator insight, October 25, 2013 9:21 AM

Great article with resources on personalized learning

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Using Questioning to Develop Understanding

Using Questioning to Develop Understanding | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Develop effective questioning techniques for your lessons. Teachers can assess understanding and lead students to find answers on their own with effective questioning strategies.

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Tony Foster's curator insight, October 16, 2013 7:25 AM

One of a number of short Teaching Channel videos relevant to the ELT classroom ...

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The future of career progression in teaching

The future of career progression in teaching | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Teachers are rewarded for taking on longer lists of tasks instead of being recognised for their teaching prowess. It's time for a new approach to career progression, writes David Weston
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"We need to rethink career structures."

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Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers

Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Humanising Language Teaching Magazine offers lesson plans, student exercises, articles by top EFL professionals, new TEFL publication
notices, and much more for teachers and educators of English as a Foreign Langauge.
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a variety of articles on language teaching

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Education in the age of mobilism (ISTE12 session) « Education, Technology & Business

insights & innovations at the intersections from Scott Moore
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I also attended Prof. Soloway and Prof. Norris' presentation on the same topic and there were some interesting notes on differentiation and how visual often precedes the verbal. Blending technology into lessons is pedagogically demanding, but inevitable! "Collaborify the apps!". 

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Lara Aworunse's curator insight, September 29, 2015 12:57 PM

Learn about mobilism and the benefit of mobile  technology  in the classroom.

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Why online learning often fails - EnglishUp

Why online learning often fails - EnglishUp | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it

The internet has made it easier, cheaper and some would argue even more effective to study than ever before. You can now log into online learning courses from some of the world’s most renowned learning institutions and study with some of the most highly qualified teachers from almost anywhere in the world with just an internet connection and some form of digital device.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 29, 6:57 AM

This article explores the issues of online learning and why it often fails.

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A list of some of the main reasons why online learning fails and how we can deal with them.

Dinah Galligo's curator insight, February 1, 5:33 AM

Les cours en ligne ne sont pas la panacée. Il ne suffit pas d'avoir des professeurs hautement qualifiés des institutions les plus renommées pour obtenir des résultats ...

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The History Of Blended Learning

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How much do you really know about the History of Blended Learning? Check this article to find out all you need to know about the History of Blended Learning

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 9, 2015 2:42 PM

adicionar sua visão ...

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Interview with Gilly Salmon, author of E-tivities: The Key to Active Online Learning

Gilly Salmon, author of E-tivities: The Key to Active Online Learning, which is being updated in a second edition, talks with MOOC News and Reviews about how...

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Does Video Improve Social Presence? Investigating Students' Perceptions of Asynchronous Video and Social Presence | Online Learning Consortium, Inc

Does Video Improve Social Presence? Investigating Students' Perceptions of Asynchronous Video and Social Presence | Online Learning Consortium, Inc | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
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Does video really improve online social presence? Check this out:)

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6 key trends accelerating technology adoption in higher education in 2015

6 key trends accelerating technology adoption in higher education in 2015 | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it

"The NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition came out earlier this month, declaring what its panel of experts believes to be the key trends that will accelerate the adoption of technology in higher education in the coming years. As last year, we have gathered these trends together and given a brief overview of each."


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Joshua Barnes's curator insight, March 10, 2015 7:46 PM

This is actually a really interesting article. But is it a bit sensational?

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ICT for Language Learning

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A very informative and organised ICT Conference.. You should consider attending or presenting at it next year if you are interested in mobile teaching and learning, ICT, and new innovative approaches:0

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Forensic Linguistics. What to do with your language skills? Part 2.

Forensic Linguistics. What to do with your language skills? Part 2. | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
So, we're back to this topic. After writing my previous article, I came across some interesting language-related professions. To those who loved watching CSI, NCIS and Law & Order: Criminal Intent, these jobs will definitely sound exciting!
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MOOC - A Digital Revolution?

In this short presentation, Prof. Handke shows that there is nothing mysterious about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), rather that they are ordinary onli...

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Tony Foster's curator insight, September 2, 2013 6:27 PM

 

The Virtual Linguistics campus at the University of Marburg, Germany, is a world leader in online training. This is a general introduction to a series of totally free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in aspects of linguistics highly relevant to ELT practitioners. Three such courses begin mid-September - introductory videos and instructions on how to register here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRIMXVU7SGRIwDxTXq75flfeV2R5Lk7od.

 

Useful MOOCs infographic here: http://www.avatargeneration.com/2013/08/turn-up-the-mooc-box-tuning-into-mass-online-education/

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OnlineConference Schedule 2013

MACMILLAN ONLINE CONFERENCE 2013

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Have to reserve a seat:) and it is free..yeayy..

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ePortfolios - Overview - ePortfolios with GoogleApps

ePortfolios - Overview - ePortfolios with GoogleApps | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
A website to support the use of GoogleApps to construct ePortfolios in both K-12 schools and in higher education
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The Teacher Trainer Journal :: home

The Teacher Trainer Journal :: home | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
A practical journal for those who train, mentor and educate TESOL teachers.
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Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education

Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education | An Eye on TESOL and Linguistics | Scoop.it
Free online tutorials for teachers and students. These are step by step camtasia screencasts that take you through a whole range of ict and web2.0 tools.
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Teacher training materials on technology

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