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Ideas of emerging technology in Education, reflection and interest
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Clear infographic on what learners and teachers need to understand and evaluate their own potential.
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Web-based tools for language teachers

This is the presentation deck from my webinar talk for Graz University. You can watch a recording of the presentation here: https://englishup.adobeconnect.com/…;
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Many of the tools I have recommended are again mentioned to support language learning in 21st century. 

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Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps - Version 4

Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps - Version 4 | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Nowadays teachers and students have a variety of ways to show what they
know and to express themselves. Take a look at some of the hottest online
and mobile tools for showing, explaining, and retelling in my infographic,
"Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps."

Via Klaus Meschede
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Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Critical Digital Literacy Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/BKdOxJSKdV
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Although many teachers feel that we only teach language, it should be evident that as we have the opportunity to support our student's independent learning we should encourage development of these 5 areas.

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The 6 Most Misunderstood Myths About Mobile Learning | Elucidat - Intelligent e-learning authoring software

The 6 Most Misunderstood Myths About Mobile Learning | Elucidat - Intelligent e-learning authoring software | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
The 6 Most Misunderstood Myths About Mobile Learning: http://t.co/0O45SEAaoz #edchat #mlearning
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What elements should be shared with Academic managers and teachers alike? Still needs to be addressed. Students have the potential - they need guidance in the same way teachers do.

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Differentiating Professional Development

Differentiating Professional Development | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
@ashleyhurley, a Literacy and Professional Development Specialist, recently made my day when she shared the Understanding the Technology Adoption Curve in Education poster on twitter—sparking some great conversation around driving technology adoption, and prompting us to do a post on this much-loved free resource!

Via Alfredo Calderón, Rui Guimarães Lima, Miloš Bajčetić, Petra Pollum
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Lest we forget..

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Education is Going Mobile: Infographic of Mobile Trends in the Classroom

Education is Going Mobile: Infographic of Mobile Trends in the Classroom | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
As mobile devices increasingly become a part of our everyday lives, they are slowly but surely becoming a key part of our classrooms. While some schools continue to ban cell phones, others are embracing them – as well as other kinds of mobile devices. This infographic provides up-to-date statistics on the use of mobile devices in education, and the numbers may surprise you. Check out how students, teachers, and even parents are going mobile.
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Although used as a marketing tool it provides us with some interesting statistics

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New case studies: Mobile learning

New case studies: Mobile learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Posted on behalf of Dr Richard Walker, E-learning Development Team Manager How can mobile learning enhance the student learning experience? What are the pedagogic benefits related to the use of mob...
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We should be effecting changes in academic perceptions of the learning process, embracing a new reality of learning controlled and owned by individual learners who are using multiple devices; the trend towards universal ownership of these devices and an expectation that these technologies will be recognised as part of the fabric of education (formal and informal study) is unmistakably there.

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The Impact of Google on Our Memory ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Impact of Google on Our Memory ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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With the differences in memory habits described here- how should information patterns be restructured in education? What elements can we use to help our learners? What do we need to understand about 21stCentury  learners?

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Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension | The Upside Learning Blog

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension | The Upside Learning Blog | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Mobile learning offers a ‘third’ dimension giving us the ability to extend our learning & training into the area of “application” of learning.
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"Mobile learning allows us to provide jit information, knowledge or resources at the “moment of need”, thereby providing valuable performance support and helping to raise our learners knowledge retention ability."

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The Ultimate Guide to Mobile eLearning - Capterra Blog

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile eLearning - Capterra Blog | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Comprehensive guide about mobile elearning, how to do it, the costs, and some examples. Capterra helps people find and compare software for their business.
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Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning

Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning
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Which Strands apply to what we teach - or more importantly what our stduents learn or want to learn. This is a provoking if brief foray into approaches with some relevant ideas for Learning 3.0

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The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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Unusual but useful grouping of the skills into practical and theoretical sections from audio/visual editing and presentation tools to understanding copyright and plagiarism. We should evaluate what skills we believe an educator  should have.

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Teachers: Embrace the Full Potential of Technology Education Through Creation

Teachers: Embrace the Full Potential of Technology Education Through Creation | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
By Justin Richards - With the growth of EdTech in schools, here are some best practices for maximizing the opportunities technology offers education.
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This is what we have been saying for a long time - students need to be creators not just consumers of language 
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Why build a Personal Learning Network? — The Learner's Way

Why build a Personal Learning Network? — The Learner's Way | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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A personal look at why a PLN is important for all within an educational esatblishment. It provides a few insights that may be more relevant for teachers who are less inclusive, and for those wishing to dip their toes in the world of online sharing.

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Why Online Students Succeed

Why Online Students Succeed | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Improving online student success can be overwhelming, but findings from a recent Eduventures study suggest that it is not as complicated as it seems.
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If pursuing an online aspect to the continued success of students who are in a F2F environment - the checklist seems to identify where to start when negotiating with learners about the content and delivery they would like  to have.

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Making The Shift To Mobile-First Teaching

Making The Shift To Mobile-First Teaching | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
Making The Shift To Mobile-First Teaching
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Although not everything in this article is relevant to Language teaching systems in our schools -  are there aspects that we should at least consider as steps towards deeper learning for our students?

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Fantastic Chart On 21st Century Education Vs Traditional Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Fantastic Chart On 21st Century Education Vs Traditional Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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A clear vision to support the understanding of how learning is changing or more importantly for educators how teaching is changing and what needs to be understood and reflected upon if it is to be adopted successfully. Some points for discussion

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The Learning Organization Goes Mobile - CMSWire

The Learning Organization Goes Mobile - CMSWire | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
CMSWire The Learning Organization Goes Mobile CMSWire Many organizations overlook one of the most significant ways to improve competitiveness, ramp up performance and sustain growth: continuous, varied and dynamic learning programs for their...
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What elements of teacher learner interaction and student to student collaboration does this report in fact suggest is possible. We need to investigate the use that we may have to make better educational environments beyond the classroom iself.

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The Future of Online Learning: The Age of Mobile-First Education - Getting Smart by Guest Author - EdTech, Highered, mobile learning, moocs, Online Learning

The Future of Online Learning: The Age of Mobile-First Education - Getting Smart by Guest Author - EdTech, Highered, mobile learning, moocs, Online Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
By: Rony Zarom. It’s not only students who stand to benefit from the “mobile-first, mobile-most” approach to online education. It also bodes well for curriculum innovation.
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what we have tried to do is not enough- encouraging the collaboration and creation that is possible now on line is one avenue not explored with enough freedom

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The Basics of Self-Directed Learning for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Basics of Self-Directed Learning for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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There are aspects that all learners(both teachers and students) need to reconsider as we approach a learning 3.0 era. What we define as acceptable or even encourage as beneficial will direct our path.

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The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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Are we part of the shift? Do we embrace the concepts? We talk about them but are we shifting?

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Are we still focussed on what our learners want? Revision of objectives and perceived understanding?

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Invisible technology: visible benefits in the classroom - Telegraph

Invisible technology: visible benefits in the classroom - Telegraph | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
With the prevalence of mobile devices in the classroom, Simon Hay explains that it's only a matter of time before ubiquitous computing becomes a reality in education
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Embracing the possibilities and providing the skills to maximise the benefits are the concepts that we need to keep in mind as we  ourselves as educators progress.

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Education 1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Education 1.0 Vs Education 2.0 Vs Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ELSG LT Future? | Scoop.it
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distinguishing between the evolution of teaching and learning and the revolution that is taking place - where should we be?

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