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A List of 100+ Scientists on Twitter ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | SM | Didactics and Technology in Education

A List of 100+ Scientists on Twitter ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | SM | Didactics and Technology in Education | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
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Why Infographics are Good for ELearning

Why Infographics are Good for ELearning | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"Graphics can often make or beak an online course. Rarely today do you see a course that doesn’t contain any relevant images – although I have unfortunately come across some. Luckily most elearning will make use of graphics, but sometimes they are not implemented properly."


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Sharing with my students creating infographics this week!  

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 18, 9:29 AM

Infographics are in the news today! Thanks to EDTC@UTB.

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, February 18, 10:43 AM

As we consider different types of platforms of writing and communicating, infographics are a form that should consistently be modeled and created by students. If we are preparing our students with the ability for future success infographics will be one of the main ways information will be shared and conveyed.

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, February 20, 10:13 AM

Infographic on infographics! Love it!

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Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

Technology is way too often given a bad rap by administrators and educators as a distraction or a hazard for students.  When technology is integrated intentionally with foresight and with intention of addressing specific growth-oriented goals, it increases the potential to help students learn, develop, and grow in unique ways.  It can be used to help address the needs as described by Maslow.


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Miep Carstensen's curator insight, February 2, 3:24 PM

Now here's a model I can work with...

Mechanical Walking Space Man's curator insight, February 6, 5:08 AM

"The first rule is so important, it’s RULE 0.… The new thing is never as good as the old thing, at least right now. Soon, the new thing will be better than the old thing will be." Seth Godwin

 
Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, February 6, 2:19 PM

gosto da premissa que tecnologia não endereça/resolve necessidades emocionais, básicas na pirâmide aqui ilustrada.


A hierarquia tecnológica de segurança, sociabilização, cognição, estética, etc é um excelente passo a passo para utilização da tecnologia como ferramenta de aprendizagem.

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Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners

Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
While acknowledging that the whole concept of self-determination – or ‘Google
learning’ as it has been called, pejoratively, in certain circles – is fraught with the potential for missing the point, being distracted into rabbit warrens or just getting bad information, we would like to emphasise that this is only a potential.

 

===> Any learning theory is only as good as the way in which it is applied and worked through, and we have seen it produce highly successful results where correctly applied, in the right circumstances. <===

 

Watch this space for chapter and verse, as we will soon be publishing case studies of several recent programmes that feature high levels of learner self-direction.

Learners are changing, learning is changing – and heutagogy can give important clues about rebalancing the burden of responsibilities and permissions in an always-on, networked, instructorless, post-course world.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=andragogy

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Heutagogy


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Will Stewart's curator insight, November 28, 2014 5:34 AM

A useful graphic for learning designers.

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:05 AM

Heutagogia  e o olhar sobre a aprendizagem do século XXI:


1- protagonizar a própria aprendizagem

2- educadores mantem foco no processo de aprendizagem ao inves do conteudo

3- evita-se aprendizagem focada no educador 

4- migra-se para o "mundo da aprendizagem"

5- explora e aprende praticando auto escolha e acao auto direcionada

6- avancar alem da disciplina


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This learning theory may be beneficial in certain settings. Anyone applying it already?
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elearn Magazine: The Significance of Educationa...

elearn Magazine: The Significance of Educationa... | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
What impacts learning are changes in instructional design and pedagogical practices supported by the introduction of new technologies, not the technology itself. We still have a lot to learn about digital education.
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Kentucky Districts to go Virtual for Online Snow Days

Kentucky Districts to go Virtual for Online Snow Days | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"A virtual learning plan approved by the state of Kentucky will allow snow days — a welcome refuge for school-weary students — to become learning days."


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This has been coming for years! What does it mean to teachers and students?  Thoughts? 

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EDTC@UTB's curator insight, November 5, 2014 11:42 AM

Unfortunately, "Students who do not have adequate Internet access at home will receive hard copies of any assignments."


Usually, classes are cancelled with little or no prior notice. Kids without internet or computers at home may be left out in the cold.

Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, November 5, 2014 4:00 PM

An innovative option to extending the school year, virtual school days are being put in place by a number of states. Districts who habitually close school for more than a day or two a season can instead provide instruction so a day won't be missed. Kentucky's plans are discussed here.m

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eLearning - Are We Missing The Point?

eLearning - Are We Missing The Point? | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"I want to start this off by asking one simple question…does eLearning really work? Unfortunately though there is no simple way to answer that question.

 

There are many arguments both for and against eLearning, but the stark reality is, that if you are pushed for an answer, when you look at the facts, the answer is a resounding “NO”…but it so easily could be a “Yes.”


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While I don't agree with all here (particularly about the research), there are some great points to keep in mind (who designs, decide on objectives and assessments).  Your thoughts?  

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The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video

The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"Videos have already become an important part of modern education, whether through well-known education platforms like Khan Academy or content created by teachers for their students’ use. Video tutorials can help students with questions on homework or test preparation. However, students are finding the value in creating tutorial videos themselves for other students."


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The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video

The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"Videos have already become an important part of modern education, whether through well-known education platforms like Khan Academy or content created by teachers for their students’ use. Video tutorials can help students with questions on homework or test preparation. However, students are finding the value in creating tutorial videos themselves for other students."


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Who is Leading the Digital Leap?

Who is Leading the Digital Leap? | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"Despite the fact that technology use is part of daily life, on balance, schools’ use of technology remains far from ubiquitous. There is no question that some teachers, principals, and district leaders have made considerable progress in using technology to transform learning. And there are strong examples of school districts that are leading digital change system-wide. However, there exists a major challenge: Few school systems have found a way to create a sustainable, digitally-enabled ecosystem."


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The LinkedIn Effect: Why Social Media Is Now Mandatory for Success

The LinkedIn Effect: Why Social Media Is Now Mandatory for Success | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
Call it the “LinkedIn Effect.” Social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook have changed the nature of human interaction forever. Certainly, social media is now pervasive among young and old alike for social purposes; it is fun, sometimes voyeuristic, and often unexpectedly entertaining. Yet for professionals seeking to achieve the highest levels [...]

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Can't wait until applying for jobs is simply referring folks to LinkedIn. :)  

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Tests Don’t Build Skills, Teachers Do: Remembering the Role of Technology

Tests Don’t Build Skills, Teachers Do: Remembering the Role of Technology | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"We are risking driving a generation of students away from using the device in their pockets to learn, instead becoming disheartened and bored by what it means to “use the computer.” In an era of looking for progress in a number, we are failing to remember that it won’t matter what students can tell a machine if they don’t have the depth, warmth and excitement that comes from an innovative classroom environment. Tests don’t build skills. Teachers do."


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It's still about the teaching. 

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iPads + project based learning = limitless possibilities - Daily Genius

iPads + project based learning = limitless possibilities - Daily Genius | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
Though more than two years into my school’s implementation of project based learning, yesterday, I found myself excited all over again. I was helping a second grade teacher enhance her landforms PBL by using Padlet as part of the KWL process and suddenly realized that this approach to student-centered learning has truly become a part of who we are as a school.

My adventures in combining PBLs and iPads began with a gift of two carts. I had just started taking the PBLU online courses when the head of our independent pre-k through eighth grade school challenged each grade-level team to teach one unit using the PBL approach while finding authentic ways to draw in iPads. As the lower school technology integration person, I immediately went on a quest to find a guinea pig willing to plan and co-teach a PBL unit incorporating iPads. This is the story of that first experience. . .

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, October 18, 2014 1:05 PM

Ideas for PBL in elementary classrooms!

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, October 19, 2014 8:59 PM

Thx John Evans!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Reminder - Apps Don't Have To Be Isolated

Free Technology for Teachers: Reminder - Apps Don't Have To Be Isolated | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

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Always interested in FREE technology! :)

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Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners

Heutagogy: designing for self-directed learners | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
While acknowledging that the whole concept of self-determination – or ‘Google
learning’ as it has been called, pejoratively, in certain circles – is fraught with the potential for missing the point, being distracted into rabbit warrens or just getting bad information, we would like to emphasise that this is only a potential.

 

===> Any learning theory is only as good as the way in which it is applied and worked through, and we have seen it produce highly successful results where correctly applied, in the right circumstances. <===

 

Watch this space for chapter and verse, as we will soon be publishing case studies of several recent programmes that feature high levels of learner self-direction.

Learners are changing, learning is changing – and heutagogy can give important clues about rebalancing the burden of responsibilities and permissions in an always-on, networked, instructorless, post-course world.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=andragogy

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Heutagogy


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Will Stewart's curator insight, November 28, 2014 5:34 AM

A useful graphic for learning designers.

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:05 AM

Heutagogia  e o olhar sobre a aprendizagem do século XXI:


1- protagonizar a própria aprendizagem

2- educadores mantem foco no processo de aprendizagem ao inves do conteudo

3- evita-se aprendizagem focada no educador 

4- migra-se para o "mundo da aprendizagem"

5- explora e aprende praticando auto escolha e acao auto direcionada

6- avancar alem da disciplina


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Tony Guzman's curator insight, December 1, 2014 10:41 AM
This learning theory may be beneficial in certain settings. Anyone applying it already?
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Students pioneer the iPad frontier - The Buffalo News

Students pioneer the iPad frontier  - The Buffalo News | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
In the long history of technology innovation, the iPad is an infant. But since its unveiling three years ago, the skinny, 10-inch wonder device has been transforming education at every level.

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20 Ways to Provide Effective Feedback to Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Ways to Provide Effective Feedback to Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
20 Ways to Provide Effective Feedback to Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/vKRsQHSpFV via @medkh9
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SUNY Google Glass experiment begins

SUNY Google Glass experiment begins | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"State University of New York Cobleskill has started its pilot project using Google Glass and other video and mobile-device technologies, dubbed Project WAVE-ExSEL.


Initially, the project is helping students in paramedic and animal science programs, with students in business, information technology, and graphic arts programs helping with the project’s logistics, according to CIO Jim Dutcher."


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Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math?

Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math? | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"Girls should play more video games. That’s one of the unexpected lessons I take away from a rash of recent studies on the importance of—and the malleability of—spatial skills."


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Betty Skeet's curator insight, November 6, 2014 5:11 AM

Can playing video games be a 'game changet' for girls in maths?

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Massachusetts' First Virtual High School on Probation

Massachusetts' First Virtual High School on Probation | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

"The Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School has been put on probation by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education."


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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

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Today's 5 biggest ed-tech conversations | eSchool News | eSchool News

Today's 5 biggest ed-tech conversations | eSchool News | eSchool News | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
From Google and Apple to gaming, educators are buzzing with five major ed-tech topics.

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Top 10 Tips for Close Reading Activities

Top 10 Tips for Close Reading Activities | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it

Top 10 Tips for Close Reading Activities


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Additions to the EdTech Archive 8 - Many Pebbles, One Pond

Additions to the EdTech Archive 8 - Many Pebbles, One Pond | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
Additions to the Edtech Archive: educational web resources for students, teachers, parents, and other education workers.

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Excellent iPad Apps to Create eBooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent iPad Apps to Create eBooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Technologies and Emerging Media | Scoop.it
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