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The Role of Big Data in Personalizing the Healthcare Experience: Mobile

The Role of Big Data in Personalizing the Healthcare Experience: Mobile | Educational Discourse | Scoop.it

Cheaper, faster, better technology is  enabling nearly one in four people around the world to connect with each other anytime, anywhere, as online social networks have changed the way we live, work and play. In healthcare, the data generated by mobilephones and sensors  can give us new information about ourselves, extend the reach of our healers and help to accelerate a societal shift towards greater personal engagement in healthcare.

 

 

Mobile, Gamification and Sensors


Mobile is increasingly ubiquitous: With 6.8 billion mobile subscriptions, access anytime, anywhere through smart gadgets is now putting cheap and connected, mobile computing power in the hands of millions of consumers and healthcare practitioners.

 

Gaming is popular too: 121.3 million Americans (Figure 1) play mobile games at least occasionally. Now health apps are using games to improve health and wellness. Gaming elements are bringing deeper engagement, to improve compliance and make managing chronic conditions and complicated regimens easier. 

 

Mobile sensors — accelerometers, location detection, wireless connectivity and cameras-offer another big step towards closing the feedback loop in personalized medicine.

 

There is no more personal data than on-the-body or in-the-body sensors. Sensors used to be exclusive to the laboratory (polysomnography) or hospital (EEG, EKG).  Now, body area network applications can be used not only for fitness/wellness, but also to identify, diagnose and manage acute and chronic disease.

 

Online social networks (like Facebook, Twitter, and other social media apps), which offer peer-to-peer support, are another useful tool enabling this societal shift in healthcare. Nearly a quarter, 23%, of people with chronic illnesses, go online to find others with related conditions.

We see online social tools as a means to gather motivation and support health-related activities, similar in concept to Weight Watchers and Alcoholics Anonymous. As we all know, changing routines is hard. For some of us, adding the support of online social networks may help nudge our behaviors in a more positive direction. 

 

Bigger Picture: Who Cares and Why?


In terms of Big Data, mobile health is a new frontier, contributing new streams of data such as behavioral, biometric, and environmental in real time.  Combining these new data streams with EMR/ EHR data and giving patients/consumers access may enable us to make better-informed decisions and lead healthier lifestyles.

 

Mobile is extending the reach of our healers: healthcare providers, fitness coaches, and other supporters. Providers are in desperate need of better educational tools to improve efficiency and lower costs. Physical therapists, fitness coaches, home aides, occupational therapists, discharge planners, doctors, nurses, public health and other health educators are all interested in employing new ways to help patients understand their diseases and take better care of themselves.  

  
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For educators, accessing Big Data about/from learners needs to be considered as mobile learning becomes easier to access and takes hold in education. 

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This is the type of project that allows people to push the boundaries of their own learning. It incorporates feedback, reflection, failure and continuous improvement in ways that help a person continue with their learning. A great example of how learning can allow a person to push themselves without the need for extrinsic rewards. 

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I went to three different colleges in a period of three years. The first was a technical college I attended while I was still in high school. It was there I learned about design patterns. I was soaking in information and putting it to good use on my side-projects. When I wasn't in class, I was building things using the technology I was learning in my free time. I was learning, and the world was good. Then I attended a private institution (read: a truckload of money) for a year and a half. But so
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Over the past several years, I've posted many examples of collaborative learning in my history classrooms grades 8-10. The part that gets most students' and educators' attention is that I do not give tests. Ever. Lecture is also never a part of the student learning experience. I invariably get foll
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Collaborative learning has many faces and ways of implementing. This is a good example of what it can look like in a classroom once a teachers becomes familiar with using different strategies to engage students. The thing that I've learned when implementing collaborate learning is that it takes a while to become familiar with different strategies, you have to rethink planning and interaction and assessment is something that will evolve over time as you become more familiar and comfortable with this type of learning. It's not assigning group work but, instead, is a way of thinking about and working with students as they become the prime catalysts in their own learning as you help to direct the different learning activities within the classroom. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Important Google Search Strategies for Students - A PDF Handout

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Last summer the folks at Canva were kind enough to create a great infographic for me based on a set of search tips that I sent to them. The infographic makes a great poster to display in your classroom, but it is a little light on the details of how and why to use some of the search strategies. The PDF embedded below provides more detail on the search strategies that I frequently share with teachers and students.

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Welcome to another post that I know you will want to share and bookmark. As I travel the country  I constantly have teachers ask me for places to find some engaging PBL ideas! Below you will find t...

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Explore these 10 different game-based and informational apps for fostering global awareness within young students.

 

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My Applied Ethics students asked a great question that I want to answer in today's post: "Which Values Are Ethical Values?"

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Learning About Young Makers - User Generated Education @Jackie Gerstein

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I am a huge proponent of using hands-on, interactive learning activities to explore ill-defined problems as a way of teaching for all age groups. Given the spontaneity and uncertainty of these types of active learning environments, I believe educators should observe, reflect on, and analyze how learners interact with the materials, the content, the educator, and the other learners. This practice is in line with the teacher as ethnographer.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, June 22, 9:27 AM

Great insights. One that we never think about - kids like to stand while tinkering and making things. They don't like to be tethered to a chair. 

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“I can’t do this.” is often a sign or signal of frustration and should not be brushed off by parents/teachers. Kids need to be in an environment that allows them to persevere and work at the problem  even multiple times, until they themselves find the solution.  The lesson they will learn is that effort will often produce positive results. 

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For those wanting to set out and venture into unknown territory of online entrepreneurship, the blog and podcast have great tips, ideas, insights and thoughts which will help as you begin to navigate online. 

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Fantastic framework! 

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Aplicaciones de Google en el aprendizaje basado en proyectos. Infografia útil y clarificadora!

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