There were plenty of headlines this year that declared that all the hullaballoo about MOOCs, massive open online courses, was dissipating. And ah, the irony: after spending the last few years incessantly covering the supposed promise of MOOCs, the education press found itself incessantly covering “the MOOC revolution that wasn’t” as well. (Disclosure: okay, that last link was written by me.) “The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On,” according to Coursera investor the University of Pennsylvania.
Science-fiction author William Gibson once said, "The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed."
The technologies of tomorrow are already being tested in select classrooms today, laying the seeds for the future of how students could learn. With 2016 fast approaching, technology analysts have been busy prognosticating the top technology trends. A few of these technologies have already made headway into education, and others are poised for mass distribution, with the promise of ground-shaking change in their wake.
We’ve reviewed a few of these trends through the lens of how they could affect classrooms in both K–12 and higher education.
Following in the footsteps of Dustin Hoffman and Usher, Christina Aguilera is pairing up with online education company MasterClass to teach a course about her trade. While Hoffman taught acting and Usher will teach performance, Xtina will helm an upcoming course about the particulars of singing...
As education continues to change, educator roles will need to adapt to expanding learning environments. This paper forecasts what kinds of educator roles might contribute to more flexible and rigorous learning environments in 10 years.
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Comenzamos con los manuales de que disponemos para trabajar con Moodle. La fuente no podía ser otra que la comunidad oficial moodle.org
Las nuevas versiones de Moodle 2.x implementan tal cantidad de modificaciones y mejoras que hace obligatorio una puesta al día del profesor online. Por ello, lo primero que debemos saber con qué versión de Moodle vamos a crear nuestro curso y acto seguido, encontrar el manual correspondiente.
Introduction Today's guest post is written by Tom Spiglanin. He was one of the first in my network to identify, and embrace, the trend of micro videos for learning...or microlearning. He's a regular speaker and advocate for the production of shorter learning content. I'm very pleased he agreed to share his tips on producing microlearning. …
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