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Game Mechanics in Gamification - Business 2 Community

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Game Mechanics in Gamification
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I recently asked on Quora what “game mechanics” from the SCVNGR list of 47 were in fact game mechanics.

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The challenge is how to embed this simply in learning in a cost effective manner. Already playing in this space which is only going to grow...anyone who has links pertaining to this area - please post...

 

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The Benefits Of Blended Learning -

The Benefits Of Blended Learning - | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
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6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Jun 2016

6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Jun 2016 | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it

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Beyond MOOCS, the Transformation of Personalized Higher Ed 

Beyond MOOCS, the Transformation of Personalized Higher Ed  | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
When it comes to technology advancements and disruption, what better place to start than in college? The face of the student is changing, and with technology impacting nearly every job and every individual, it’s time to rethink the traditional learning curriculum.

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What is Learning Analytics? – Infographic

What is Learning Analytics? – Infographic | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it

"Learning Analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs."


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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 20, 2014 1:51 PM

This is definitely something that has piqued my interest to read more. about this topic..

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, July 20, 2014 7:47 PM

a simple but useful infographic!

John Lemos Forman's curator insight, July 20, 2014 10:55 PM

Muita expectativa mas ainda poucos resultados concretos ... De qualquer modo, esta se formando uma percepção de que o modelo educacional vai ser fortemente impactado nos próximos anos

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Trends Shaping Education 2016 - en - OECD

Trends Shaping Education 2016 - en - OECD | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder if education has a role to play in stemming the obesity epidemic sweeping across all OECD countries? Or what the impact of increasing urbanisation might be on our schools, families, and communities? Or whether new technologies really are fundamentally changing the way our children think and learn?

Trends Shaping Education examines major trends affecting the future of education and sets the background on upcoming challenges for policy makers and education providers alike. This work does not give conclusive answers: it is not an analytical report nor is it a statistical compendium, and it is certainly not a statement of OECD policy on these different developments. It is instead a stimulus for thinking about major tendencies that have the potential to influence education, and conversely, the potential of education to influence these trends.

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5 Ways The Internet Of Things Is Changing The Game For Education And Learning

5 Ways The Internet Of Things Is Changing The Game For Education And Learning | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
The realm of education is no exception to the influence of the Internet of Things (IoT). Here are five ways the IoT is improving learning opportunities.
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Why Learning Anywhere is the Near-Future for HigherEd — The Higher Education Revolution — Medium

Why Learning Anywhere is the Near-Future for HigherEd - The Higher Education Revolution - Medium

Imagine yourself at 18 today. If you are lucky, you will be leaving a secondary education that was able to effectively instill knowledge while inspiring the curiosity and drive for more. Perhaps you have the motivation (whether innate or inspired) to explore more growth through the university system, but perhaps you look at the world around you with awe and wonder. With the latter perspective, you may see local or global issues and challenges as being ripe for critical thinking, even innovation and practice. (I understand that there is a rather large unlucky cohort that exits secondary schooling, with or without a diploma, but certainly without this level of inspiration and intrigue. I would posit, however, that this hypothetical perspective could still apply to them, or you if you would characterize yourself as such and happen to be reading this.) In any case, there is an evolving dynamic of education that would encourage you to embark down the winding, unknown path that this latter approach would lay at your feet.


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The new world of work is freelancing. Let's discuss pros + cons

The new world of work is freelancing. Let's discuss pros + cons | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
Flexible careers and freelancing are the new reality of the world of work. Here are some pros and cons on to consider.

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Empty title Understanding Barriers to Accessing Skills Development and Employment for Youth in Argentina and South Africa: Synthesis Report

The study makes a contribution to the growing body of research on youth unemployment and access to skills development in both the academic and policy development literature. Policymakers in both countries will find the report to be a useful resource for policy development and analysis which will inform future planning within the broad arena of youth development. The study is a significant contribution to the literature on international cooperation from a ‘South–South– North’ perspective, bringing together insights that were submitted to a cross-fertilization process in which national, regional and international perspectives were called upon. T

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The Rise of Mobile Learning

The Rise of Mobile Learning | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
As mobile devices are on the rise in our everyday lives, training is also moving to mobile. Check out this infographic on the rise of mobile learning.

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A glimpse of the future through an augmented reality headset

A glimpse of the future through an augmented reality headset | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
What if technology could connect us more deeply with our surroundings instead of distracting us from the real world? With the Meta 2, an augmented reality headset that makes it possible for users to see, grab and move holograms just like physical objects, Meron Gribetz hopes to extend our senses through a more natural machine. Join Gribetz as he takes the TED stage to demonstrate the reality-shifting Meta 2 for the first time. (Featuring Q&A with TED Curator Chris Anderson)

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Learning Skills Are Put to the Test at Wachusett High School MakerSpace | Make:

Learning Skills Are Put to the Test at Wachusett High School MakerSpace | Make: | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
"In Wachusett MakerSpace, your learning skills are put to the test. You are taught to truly think independently."

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Gino Bondi's curator insight, May 5, 4:09 PM

Makerspaces: moving the discussion from why to how. Are you doing school that's worth doing? 

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Report: Games and online video gain traction in education -- THE Journal

Report: Games and online video gain traction in education -- THE Journal | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it

"Nearly half of all teachers — 48 percent — are using games in their instruction now, according to a new Speak Up research report released by Project Tomorrow. That’s more than double the percentage from five years ago ..."


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A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century

A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it

"We know that thinking in the 21st century seems different. What about teaching? Aside from the presence of dizzying technologies, added pressure for data-based improvements, and a persistent call for innovation, how is teaching different in 2016 than it was in, say, 1984?"


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One of Google's most exciting acquisitions is about to move into its new building

One of Google's most exciting acquisitions is about to move into its new building | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
The AI research lab is moving next door.

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5 EdTech Trends Shaping Business Education — From Artificial Intelligence To Virtual Reality

by Seb Murray, Business Because The edtech trend on the tip of everyone’s tongue at this year’s EdtechXEurope event is artificial intelligence. By harnessing the power of AI and deep learning, educators can glean insights from the vast quantities of data hoovered up from their students. AI could ... http://elearningfeeds.com/5-edtech-trends-shaping-business-education-from-artificial-intelligence-to-virtual-reality/
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Does Not Compute

Does Not Compute | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
The High Cost of Low Technology Skills in the U.S.--and What We Can Do About ItAlthough American millennials are the first generation of "digital natives"--that is, people who grew up with computers and the internet--they are not very tech savvy. That fact would probably come as a shock to most Americans--especially to millennials themselves. After all, millennials are glued to their phones, tablets, and other devices. Many assume that using technology often means using it well.

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Erin Ryan's curator insight, October 22, 2015 8:29 PM

83% of millennials sleep with their phones but cannot solve simple tech problems. Time on tech does not necessarily equal a proficient user. And many do not recognize the barrier it causes in their overall work performance. I am not particularly tech savvy (despite my nice $20K master's degree in educational technology) but I am relentless in problem solving and if something is broke, I will seek out support to find the answers. I will fix it (with support) so that I can produce results. Incorporating technology into everyday learning can help students tackle problems and aid them in being productive in their work and life.

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Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning

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Preparing Leaders For Deeper Learning
Authored by Karen Cator, Bonnie Lathram, Carri Schneider and Tom Vander Ark
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In partnership with: Digital Promise

In the paper, Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning, released jointly by Getting Smart and Digital Promise, we assert the need for programs that prepare and develop school and district leaders who will create and sustain deeper learning environments. (The paper is the fourth in a series from Getting Smart that explores the shift to deeper learning).

The paper addresses two fundamental questions:

As a growing body of schools and districts recognize the need for deeper, blended, competency-based learning environments for students, how must the role of leaders evolve to create and sustain them?
How must leader preparation and ongoing professional development evolve to fully enable teacher and leader success in this new environment?
The paper captured a diverse set of voices – ranging from current practicing principals to representatives from pioneering programs and organizations whose missions address educational leadership challenges. The team reviewed the literature on leadership development and spent a year tracking the progress of high-performing educational leadership programs, talking to practitioners and researchers at conferences and events to learn from others passionate about this work; this yielded dozens of conversations and 50 guest blog contributions to inform the research, resulting in a paper that is a compilation of many voices, perspectives and ideas.

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A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future

A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
Only the brave or foolhardy would claim knowledge about the shape of jobs for the next decade, let alone the rest of the 21st century. We know that the end of local car manufacturing alone will involve the loss of up to 200,000 jobs directly or indirectly, and there will be no large-scale manufacturing to replace them.

We also cannot assume that employment in health and human services will continue to expand in their place. Globally, millions of dollars are being invested in robotic monitors, nurses and companions for the elderly. The driverless car is almost with us, meaning that even Uber’s moment in the sun may be brief.

So if we’re not sure what the jobs of the future will look like, what kind of tertiary education can prepare students for the world of work? Various forces will be at play including economic (such as continued globalisation and intensification of competition), social (such as the ageing of Australia’s population), and technological (automation, digitalisation). There are also powerful environmental constraints.
What kind of education can prepare us for the future?

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There's a major long-term trend in the economy that isn't getting enough attention

There's a major long-term trend in the economy that isn't getting enough attention | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
Technology is advancing so fast that traditional economic metrics haven’t kept up.

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What makes game-based learning so effective and how does it work?

What makes game-based learning so effective and how does it work? | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
When we think of games, we often think of them as somewhat trivial or just for fun, but can a game-based learning environment really change the way students
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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, May 23, 9:45 AM
Students are more engaged with game-based learning. This is an excellent article explaining how it works and why you should consider including this in your classroom.
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Why use Seesaw to demonstrate student work

Why use Seesaw to demonstrate student work | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it

"SeeSaw enables kids to create their digital portfolio and share their learning with their teachers and parents ..."


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5 Blended Learning Best Practices for Organizations

Semantic change dictates that the meaning of words can and do change over time, and the meaning of blended learning conforms to this general rule. Traditionally, this form of learning entailed adding online learning components to the traditional classroom education environment. The term has... http://elearningfeeds.com/5-blended-learning-best-practices-for-organizations/
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Report: Games and online video gain traction in education -- THE Journal

Report: Games and online video gain traction in education -- THE Journal | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it

"Nearly half of all teachers — 48 percent — are using games in their instruction now, according to a new Speak Up research report released by Project Tomorrow. That’s more than double the percentage from five years ago ..."


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Learning Skills Are Put to the Test at Wachusett High School MakerSpace | Make:

Learning Skills Are Put to the Test at Wachusett High School MakerSpace | Make: | disruptive technolgies | Scoop.it
"In Wachusett MakerSpace, your learning skills are put to the test. You are taught to truly think independently."

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Gino Bondi's curator insight, May 5, 4:09 PM

Makerspaces: moving the discussion from why to how. Are you doing school that's worth doing?