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IPR For Educational Environments - IPR Education | openSpace - Specialist Art, Design, Media and Performance Open Education

IPR For Educational Environments - IPR Education | openSpace - Specialist Art, Design, Media and Performance Open Education | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This free IPR course introduces intellectual property rights (IPR), Creative Commons and how to create learning objects.

 

The free online Intellectual Property Rights for Educational Environments course is a HEFCE funded, and Higher Education Academy (HEA)/JISC managed, project created to introduce and build awareness of aspects of intellectual property rights and copyright.

 

The intended audience is primarily people in higher education designing online learning resources. These course materials are also appropriate for academics working in HE staff development.

 

The course is divided into three units each comprising a number of sessions. Each element of the course can either be used independently or as a part of a complete learning experience.

 

While the course primarily addresses IPR in the UK, the course materials can be adapted and re-used to represent IPR issues in non-UK countries.

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Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

Use the 'Filter' pull-down menu above to search for topics by keywords.


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Craig Patterson's comment, June 12, 2013 10:52 PM
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Kim Flintoff's comment, June 12, 2013 11:12 PM
The website was redesigned and we disappeared ... This scoop is simply a flag about who's curating... We didn't expect anyone wold ever want to visit us.....
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Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long -- Campus Technology

Motivate and Engage Online Learners All Semester Long -- Campus Technology | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
These 10 strategies can help keep learners on track to successfully finish your online course.

 

Marko Teräs, researcher in immersive virtual environments, gamification and authentic learning at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, begins every class with an exercise to break the ice and help learners get to know one another.

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Technology improves higher learning, it doesn't kill it

Technology improves higher learning, it doesn't kill it | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As MOOC mania approached its peak in 2012, Anant Agarwal, the president of the Massive Open Online Course platform edX, claimed: Online education for students around the world will be the next big thing…
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Tin Can API

Tin Can API | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The Tin Can API (sometimes known as the Experience API or xAPI) is a brand new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (online and offline). This API captures data in a consistent format about a person or group’s activities from many technologies. Very different systems are able to securely communicate by capturing and sharing this stream of activities using Tin Can’s simple vocabulary.

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Digital Collaboration and Classroom Practice - Research Alliance for NYC Schools - NYU Steinhardt

Digital Collaboration and Classroom Practice - Research Alliance for NYC Schools - NYU Steinhardt | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Digital Collaboration and Classroom Practice presents our findings, including insights on why educators did or did not use Connect; what might have made Connect more useful; and what external tools educators use for similar purposes.

Among our key findings:

Administrators and teachers with school-wide roles used Connect much more heavily than teachers who did not hold school-wide roles.The educators who used ARIS Connect most frequently did so because they felt it was required as part of the NYC DOE’s Inquiry process (in which teams meet regularly to develop data-based strategies for addressing the needs of struggling students).Educators reported a number of obstacles to using Connect, including confusion about its purpose, a lack of training, and technical challenges.Educators use other online tools to fill three basic functions: communicating with students, sharing files, and searching for resources. 

The brief delves further into each of these findings, offering lessons and recommendations for NYC and other school districts as they develop new tools aimed at improving classroom instruction.


Digital Collaboration and Classroom Practice: Educator Use of ARIS Connect (2014) Nina Siman, Shifra M. Goldenberg, and Thomas Gold








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What is the future for flexible learning?

What is the future for flexible learning? | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The higher education sector needs to rethink its approach to flexible learning, a new report finds
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Game-Based mLearning: Develop Learning in Hours, not Weeks | Game On! Learning

Game-Based mLearning: Develop Learning in Hours, not Weeks | Game On! Learning | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Moving in the direction of mobile learning?  Working to enable your traditional eLearning courses to run on tablets and smartphones?  Consider another direction.  Unless your eLearning offerings draw rave reviews from your workforce, moving them to a mobile device only makes it more convenient for your employees to access marginally effective training.

Raise the bar on your online training as you go mobile.  Produce more effective, more engaging mLearning in a fraction of the time required to develop unengaging eLearning.  How fast?  How about 8 hours to produce training with 10 distinct learning activities?  With built-in addictive learning games, extensive leaderboard capabilities, and the most extensive analytics on the market.

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Infographic: The A to Z Guide to eLearning Design

Infographic: The A to Z Guide to eLearning Design | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Anyone looking to learn more about comprehensive design can read the book Universal Principles of Design, which features more than 200 descriptions in alphabetical order along with images to aid the explanations. For those interested just in those concepts that are most relevant to eLearning design, this post sums up some of the most important definitions.

 


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2014 NMC Technology Outlook > Australian Tertiary Education | The New Media Consortium

2014 NMC Technology Outlook > Australian Tertiary Education | The New Media Consortium | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The 2014 NMC Technology Outlook for Australian Tertiary Education: A Horizon Project Regional Report reflects a collaborative research effort between the NMC and Open Universities Australia to help inform Australian education leaders about significant developments in technologies supporting teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in tertiary education. This report was produced to explore emerging technologies and forecast their potential impact expressly in a tertiary education context. In the effort that took place from January through March 2014, a carefully selected panel of experts was asked to consider hundreds of relevant articles, news, blog posts, research, and project examples as part of the preparation that ultimately pinpointed the most notable emerging technology topics, trends, and challenges for Australian tertiary education over the next five years. View the work the produced the report and meet the expert panel at aus.wiki.nmc.org.

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Smartphones: The Silent Killer Of The Web As You Know It

Smartphones: The Silent Killer Of The Web As You Know It | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The PC is dying, long live the PC! These headlines have been thrown around for years, as sales of laptops and desktops have continually dwindled downward.
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The implications for learning engagement are significant. Recent data suggests that mobile engagement can potentially target 93% of the world's population. Learning design must shift to accommodate these growing patterns for engagement - instructional design and knowledge of more dynamic mobile platforms will need to become more common. Universities are still a decade or more behind current trends. What will blended and elearning look like in another few years if anyone takes notice of this?
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The implications for learning engagement are significant.  Recent data suggests that mobile engagement can potentially target 93% of the world's population.  Learning design must shift to accommodate these growing patterns for engagement - instructional design and knowledge of more dynamic mobile platforms will need to become more common.  Universities are still a decade or more behind current trends.  What will blended and elearning look like in another few years if anyone takes notice of this?

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Blended Learning: 10 Trends

Blended Learning: 10 Trends | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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We're approaching the post-Internet age. You need to learn about mesh networks

We're approaching the post-Internet age. You need to learn about mesh networks | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
It's State Department-sponsored, but it's also spy-proof. It's used in emergency situations, from earthquakes to censorship. This could be the tech to connect us all, one device at a time.
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So, will the face of eLearning change as MESH networks develop?

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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, April 24, 7:10 AM

While not strictly "open source", this is a very interesting means of decentralizing the internet that creates a network that can not be easily taken down or "controlled/censored" by anyone, anything or any government.

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6 Ways to Be a Better Online Teacher -- Campus Technology

6 Ways to Be a Better Online Teacher -- Campus Technology | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
With more and more faculty being asked to teach blended or online courses, the need for faculty training has never been higher. CT looks at tried-and-tested strategies for molding better online instructors.

 

1) Maximize Your Digital Savvy

2) Be an Active and Engaged Participant

3) Reinvent Your Wheel

4) Include Your Learners in the Learning Process

5) Reassess Assessment

6) Realize It's Okay to Fail

Kim Flintoff's insight:

There really arern't any secrets in here -the best teachers already know and do this - and students intutitively recognise the difference.

 

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Why lectures are dead (or soon will be)

Why lectures are dead (or soon will be) | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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"(...) There are two important conclusions from the research: 1. Even for the sole purpose for which lectures may be effective – the transmission of information – the 50 minute lecture needs to be well organized, with frequent opportunities for student questions and discussion. (Bligh provides excellent suggestions on how to do this in his book.) 2. For all other important learning activities, such as developing critical thinking, deep understanding, and application of knowledge – the kind of skills needed in a digital age – lectures are ineffective. Other forms of teaching and learning – such as opportunities for discussion and student activities – are necessary. (...)"

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The Aspen Institute - TASK FORCE ON LEARNING AND THE INTERNET REPORT

The Aspen Institute - TASK FORCE ON LEARNING AND THE INTERNET REPORT | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
26 ways to ensure kids have safe & vibrant learning opportunities in & out of the classroom. The Aspen Task Force is here: bit.ly/1oAuCah
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Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative: Experience API (xAPI)

Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative: Experience API (xAPI) | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The vision of the ADL Initiative is to provide access to the highest quality learning and performance aiding that can be tailored to individual needs, and delivered cost effectively at the right time and at the right place.
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Next Physical & Virtual Environments

Next Physical & Virtual Environments | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

How can we get beyond the polarization of the digital and the physical, and optimize both local and virtual spaces in ways that will empower students to be effective collaborative learners?

 

 

Universities have largely operated in the realm of the physical, while the burgeoning learning ecosystem has largely been virtual. This roundtable will get beyond this binary way of thinking and look at how both sides could interpenetrate the other, blending the best of the physical and vi...

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This Company May Hold the Secret to the Future of Education

This Company May Hold the Secret to the Future of Education | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
It was just 18 months ago that we were living in the "Year of the MOOC." Massive open online courses—MOOC for short—were supposed to revolutionize the way people learned and deliver high-quality education to the masses. But the idea faced a tough 2013.
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Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures

Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Students have just one chance to hear a lecture - and mostly it's just someone reading their notes aloud
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LLZ Uni Halle's curator insight, June 12, 11:42 PM

" (...) We only have hours because of the Babylonian base-60 number system, which first appeared around 3100 BC. But it has nothing to do with the psychology of learning. (...) "

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The irresistible urge for students to talk

The irresistible urge for students to talk | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

It was a revolution moving higher education from bricks to clicks… and now it's started to go back to bricks again.

Online university providers, which offered people the chance to study from home, are turning full circle by creating a network of learning centres where students can meet and study together.

Instead of demolishing the dusty old classrooms, the online university revolution is responsible for opening some new ones.

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Stanford_Online_2013_In_Review.pdf

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Peter Mellow's curator insight, May 29, 3:38 PM

I really like Stanford Online's review report. They are doing some great work. Thanks for sharing.

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Comment Bubble - React to Video

Comment Bubble - React to Video | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, May 24, 4:28 PM

Useful to give feedback to student´s video projects.

Dovid's curator insight, May 28, 8:58 AM

Live graphs for videos... useful tool...

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, May 29, 6:15 PM

I have a feeling that there will be many more video projects next year with the implementation of iPads. This is a great tool to use when commenting on a video. 

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Ed Tech In The College Classroom

Ed Tech In The College Classroom | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Educational Technology In The College Classroom Infographic shows how educational technology is transforming the way our college students learn in and out of the classroom.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 3, 5:17 AM

Another great infographic.

Ana Loureiro's curator insight, May 5, 3:50 AM

how educational technology is transforming the way our college students learn in and out of the classroom

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, May 5, 9:45 AM

I'm not usually big on infographics however this one has some very good information and is well laid out.

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7 Brain-based Tips for eLearning Success

7 Brain-based Tips for eLearning Success | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The brain is constantly on the lookout for ways to improve by obtaining new knowledge and skills, even before birth. Unfortunately, retaining information can be challenging, simply because instructors and course designers do not always use methods that facilitate remembering. The following seven points look at key principles from neuroscience research paired with tips that will allow course creators to achieve effective eLearning development.


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, May 1, 8:48 PM

Must read.

Siegfried Holle's curator insight, May 2, 10:57 AM

food for thought

Iris Velasquez P's curator insight, May 3, 5:44 AM

Muy interesante y útil.

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Confronting the Myth of the 'Digital Native'

Confronting the Myth of the 'Digital Native' | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Professors at Northwestern University are training students to build online identities that can advance their academic and professional careers.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, April 22, 9:02 AM

"Because a 2-year-old can swipe their finger on an iPad, suddenly every young person, every child, is just universally knowledgeable about digital media," she says. "But there is so much more to using digital media than turning it on or starting an app."

Inma Contreras's curator insight, April 22, 2:25 PM

Siempre he dicho que lo de los nativos digitales era un cuento chino,ahora,documentado.

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New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped Classroom | Inside Higher Ed

New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped Classroom | Inside Higher Ed | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped ClassroomApril 16, 2014

Inside Higher Ed is today releasing a free compilation of articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- about the flipped classroom. The articles and essays reflect key discussions about pedagogy, technology and the role of faculty members. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

 

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