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New Pedagogies in Our Connected World by Nic Laycock and an Interview with Prof Steve Wheeler

New Pedagogies in Our Connected World by Nic  Laycock  and an Interview with Prof Steve Wheeler | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it

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Andreas Kuswara's curator insight, July 17, 2013 10:05 PM

"The implications are massive," says Steve. Like many futurists and learning theoreticians he believes hierarchies are dying. “We have exhausted and moved on from taxonomies. The bottom-up folksonomy has been explored, and we are now entering the rhizonomy, the un-organization (of which MOOCs are an example), chaotic, non-rule-based learning that happens regardless of organization.”

 

an interesting read indeed.

Andreas Kuswara's comment, July 17, 2013 10:34 PM
Of course these are changes or development or progresses that we are facing in education and technology in general, but IMHO they don't necessarily correlate, although one can influence the other.

e.g. the development of voice/gesture interfaces, is not driven by, nor drive the take up of participatory, social, community learning mode. They just happen to coincide with one another. I don't even think gesture interface can promote/encourage participatory/social/community learning mode. The use of keyboard can be sufficient to allow all of that. Of course there is some specific scenario, if “participatory” is understood as being immersive, and 3D holographic come into the picture, then we probably can't interact efficiently if we still use keyboard and mouse, thus gesture interface is needed. But the existence of such specific cases can’t justify generalization of the correlation.

I’m not sure about machine generated content, if it’s the automated curation that another human prepared (e.g. we subscribed to feed and classify them, or some algorithm somewhere silently look at what we read, and based on that pull what it thinks relevant to us and feed us), I would not label any of those as “machine generated”, we can say “machine curated” if we wish. The role of the machine simply as a matchmaker between a consumer (human) with the product (produced by other human), the machine enabled the consumption processes in the scale that is beyond our imagination before, but not actually generate it. there could be more spectacular examples of machine automating some or all processes to serve information to our plates.

So I agree with each of the trends independently, but not sure about putting them together as if they have correlation; however, there is a possibility (of course) to take advantage of the new development in technology and apply it in both old and new approach to learning then come up with a niche interesting innovation. But I think that the old pedagogies won't be going anywhere, although it can mutate into lots of niche variations.

Impact to teacher education: If we jump both feet to the “new pedagogy” and neglect to properly get our heads around the old as much as the new, we might disadvantage our students, as we know that "no one size fits all", not even the so called new pedagogies. IMHO pedagogy is interesting, where we can combine the ancient with the recent.
Ruth Obadia's curator insight, August 14, 2013 12:51 PM

New pedagogies are needed to align with the reality that our future visions are rapidly becoming our present” asserts Steve. “Our old ways of thinking will only make the brokenness of education and learning worse. We have to change, and change fast.”

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Curation as a tool for teaching and learning

What is curation anyway, and how can it be used as a tool for student and teacher learning? This essay will investigate what curation is and the different contexts it is used in. Why is it important; who are the curators, what motivates them and what makes a great curator? What processes and tools are used for curation and what digital literacies are required for successful curation? It will conclude with an investigation into ways teachers can use curation both with and for their students and as a tool for their own professional learning and a brief look at some curation tools.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, Today, 1:15 AM

Really useful essay on curation, compiled using Storify. Great example of the use of Storify.

Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, Today, 4:18 AM

It is a reed that to be educated today is to be not just knowledgeable but to be able to share, enlighten others with what you know, to be a curator of knowledge. I am curious what Nik Peachey has to say about curation in his essay!

Elizabeth Dalton's curator insight, Today, 5:32 AM

A really great essay - with many excellent references - on the process of curation, useful digital tools, and connections to professional development in education.  Very informative.  

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Coding for Kindergarteners

Coding for Kindergarteners | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
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ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education

ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
This digest of reports and papers published over the past year is provided to support the ongoing debate on MOOCs, Open Educational Resources and online educati

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Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Thousands of Workers

Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Thousands of Workers | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the company will pay for its workers to earn college degrees.
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The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
A backchannel -- a digital conversation that runs concurrently with a face-to-face activity -- provides students with an outlet to engage in conversation. Every time I think about this tool, I rememb
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Analepse et prolepse pour une science du numérique à l’École

Analepse et prolepse pour une science du numérique à l’École | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
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elearnspace › Personal Learner Knowledge Graph

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luiy's curator insight, May 6, 2:04 PM

What is needed in education is something like a Personal Learner Knowledge Graph (PLKG): a clear profile of what a learner knows. It doesn’t matter where the learner learned things – work, volunteering, hobbies, personal interest, formal schooling, etc. What matters is that learners are aware of what they know and how this is related to the course content/curriculum. In a sense, PLKG is like the semantic web or Google Knowledge Graph: a connected model of learner knowledge that can be navigated and assessed and ultimately “verified” by some organization in order to give a degree or designation (or something like it).

 

If the education system can make the transition to learner knowledge graphs, instead of mainly content, the system can start to be far more intelligent than it currently is. For example, if I’m a student who spends summer months idly consuming beverages, I will develop a different skill set than someone who spent their summer volunteering and working (see video below for a discussion I had with Steve Paikin on the Agenda). Yet when the two of us start university in fall, the system normalizes our knowledge to the curriculum. We get the same content even though we are different people with completely different skills and knowledge.

Claude Emond's curator insight, May 7, 6:20 AM

«The big shift that needs to be made in education is to shift from knowing content to knowing learners»

Fàtima Galan's curator insight, May 8, 2:08 AM

"What is needed in education is something like a Personal Learner Knowledge Graph (PLKG): a clear profile of what a learner knows."

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A framework for interaction and cognitive engagement in connectivist learning contexts

A framework for interaction and cognitive engagement in connectivist learning contexts | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
A framework for interaction and cognitive engagement in connectivist learning contexts

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, May 3, 11:40 PM
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Interaction has always been highly valued in education, especially in distance education (Moore, 1989; Anderson, 2003; Chen, 2004a; Woo & Reeves, 2007; Wang, 2013; Conrad, in press). It has been associated with motivation (Mahle, 2011; Wen-chi, et al., 2011), persistence (Tello, 2007; Joo, Lim, & Kim, 2011), deep learning (Offir, et al., 2008) and other components of effective learning. With the development of interactive technologies, and related connectivism learning theories (Siemens, 2005a; Downes, 2005), interaction theory has expanded to include interactions not only with human actors, but also with machines and digital artifacts. This paper explores the characteristics and principles of connectivist learning in an increasingly open and connected age. A theory building methodology is used to create a new theoretical model which we hope can be used by researchers and practitioners to examine and support multiple types of effective educational interactions. Inspired by the hierarchical model for instructional interaction (HMII) (Chen, 2004b) in distance learning, a framework for interaction and cognitive engagement in connectivist learning contexts has been constructed. Based on cognitive engagement theories, the interaction of connectivist learning is divided into four levels: operation interactionwayfinding interaction,sensemaking interaction, and innovation interaction. Connectivist learning is thus a networking and recursive process of these four levels of interaction.

Alina Ghimpu-Hague's curator insight, May 8, 2:24 AM

Aims to contribute to the construction of a more nuanced framework for connectivist practice by proposing a theoretical model that integrates two of connectivism's core concepts, Wayfinding Interaction and Sensemaking Interaction, with aspects of Bloom's revised taxonomy.

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Cyberspace scholarship nets higher grades and better critical thinking

Cyberspace scholarship nets higher grades and better critical thinking | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
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Synergies between online learning, on-campus teaching and flexible learning

Synergies between online learning, on-campus teaching and flexible learning | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it

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2e colloque international sur les TIC en éducation à Montréal les 1 et 2 mai prochain

2e colloque international sur les TIC en éducation à Montréal les 1 et 2 mai prochain | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it

Je serai au 2e colloque international sur les TIC en éducation à Montréal les 1 et 2 mai prochain. j'ai enfin réussi à synthétiser le programme de 107 pages en programme personnalisé de 21 pages, je vous laisse imaginer le boulot pour choisir son programme, des heures ! 
Au plaisir de vous revoir, amis et collègues canadiens et français en cette occasion, mais également au plaisir de faire votre connaissance IRL !


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Roger Schank: How to Fix Education

Roger Schank: How to Fix Education | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Reading time: 7 minutes I've written a lot of book reviews, but I recently realized that I have a model in my head of what a "book review" should be, and that the model doesn't make much sense. I'm...
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Speakers | Serious Play Conference

Speakers | Serious Play Conference | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it

The Serious Play Conference, now in our 4th year, is a leadership conference for professionals who embrace the idea that games can revolutionize learning. Speakers, who come from all parts of the globe, share their experience creating or using games in the corporation, classroom, healthcare institution, government and military and offer tips on how to move game-based education programs ahead.


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 15, 5:33 AM

Check out the speaker lineup for this year's Serious Play Conference! 

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ePIC 2014

ePIC 2014 | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Evidence-Based Learning How digital technologies transform the way we collect, organise, visualise and exploit evidence to inform future learning ePIC 2014, the 12th international ePortfolio, Open Badges and Identity Conference.
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Creative destruction

Creative destruction | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
HIGHER education is one of the great successes of the welfare state. What was once the privilege of a few has become a middle-class entitlement, thanks mainly to...
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Enrico De Angelis's curator insight, July 6, 11:43 AM

... ok, MOOCS the solution! ... and one of the main drivers for change: disrupting differently best and average universities.

Unfortunately, big, best universities will sell their MOOCs in the global higher education market.

The future? Following the author, «employment in the industry would drop by nearly 30% and more than 700 institutions would shut their doors. The rest would need to reinvent themselves to survive».

These quantities are not supported by any documented model, nevertheless.

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Le social bookmarking et la formation tout au long de la vie - 2

Le social bookmarking et la formation tout au long de la vie - 2 | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
La place des savoirs informels dans la formation tout au long de la vie
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An Edtech Bill of Rights (EdSurge News)

An Edtech Bill of Rights (EdSurge News) | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
What happens when mixed groups of educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and investors spend an hour talking with each other? Invited by Barbara “Bobbi” Kurshan, EdSurge facilitated such a conversation on May 13 at the Milken Penn GSE competition and conference in Philadelphia.


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Tablets on the rise in nation’s schools

Tablets on the rise in nation’s schools | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Teachers transform format and pace of lessons for students through iPads, but the devices also raise concerns.
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Cheryl Belbin's curator insight, June 9, 8:43 PM

The comment at the end is very relevant - we are swept away by the technology - and we click buttons really well, but what are the kids learning.

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Are Online Virtual Worlds the Future for Education?

Are Online Virtual Worlds the Future for Education? | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
From blackboards to iPads and chalk to stylus pens, education has undoubtedly been revolutionised by technology. (Are Online Virtual Worlds the Future for Education?

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 8, 5:34 AM

Why, yes, now that you mention it. ;)

ICTPHMS's curator insight, May 8, 8:40 AM

We are currently rewriting our ICT curriculum and the majority of us are discussing this very thought. Where do we go with what "technical knowledge" do we want our middle school students to know and learn in Computer class?

Maria Leopoldina's curator insight, May 9, 6:13 PM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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L’iPad, catalyseur d’intelligence collective : un apprentissage individuel pour un enrichissement collectif - Ludovia Magazine

L’iPad, catalyseur d’intelligence collective : un apprentissage individuel pour un enrichissement collectif - Ludovia Magazine | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
L’iPad, catalyseur d’intelligence collective : un apprentissage individuel pour un enrichissement collectif - Ludovia Magazine (RT @yvesmunn: Retour du Sommet de l’iPad à Montréal les 1er et 02 mai
L’iPad, catalyseur ...

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Resources for Using iPads in Grades 3-5

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 3-5 | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:

Favorite Apps
Best Practices
Engaging Activities




Teachers across the country are using technology, including iPads, in their classrooms. But, when it comes to finding the
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Bientôt des MOOCs plus intelligents

Bientôt des MOOCs plus intelligents | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Article publié sur Thot Cursus le 23 mars 2014. *** En janvier 2014, Google a acheté la start-up britannique DeepMind, spécialisée dans "l'apprentissage en profondeur", deep learning en anglais. Sa...

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Eva Maria Matesanz's curator insight, May 4, 10:42 AM

L'apprentissage en profondeur grâce aux données collectées va améliorer les MOOC en temps réel !

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Materiales de "Gamificación en la educación y la formación"

Materiales de "Gamificación en la educación y la formación" | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
El pasado 23 de abril, celebramos el Día del Libro en SocialBiblio aprendiendo un poco más sobre la gamificación en la educación y la formación, de la mano de Miguel Castillejo, que nos habló de la...

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, April 26, 11:27 AM

Materiales de Gamificación en la educación y la formación.

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Changing the learning landscape

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Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories? | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
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Alice Maria Costa's curator insight, April 20, 8:22 AM

Teorias de Aprendizagem ea Aprendizagem AMBIENTES EM do Século XXI

Thomas Salmon's curator insight, April 29, 12:09 PM

Nice summary of many learning theories in one place!

Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 5, 12:13 PM

This is truly one mindmap that takes sometime to comprehend.