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Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide? Insights from the IFLA Trend Report

Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide? Insights from the IFLA Trend Report | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it

The IFLA Trend Report identifies five high level trends shaping the global information environment.

"E-lending in libraries and the treasure trove of personal data Today simply reading an e-book can reveal a great deal about you. How long it takes you to finish a chapter, your favourite parts, the speed and consistency of your reading and what you’re likely to borrow or buy next. In an economy increasingly built on ‘information mining’, this kind of data is of great value for publishers, distributors and authors"


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An overview of an emerging hyper connected society and its impact from the global library community

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Tricia Adams's curator insight, August 27, 2013 11:33 AM

Scary - or exciting???

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Internet Technology, Innovation & Development | Internet Society

Internet Technology, Innovation & Development | Internet Society | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
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The development of the internet as platform
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15 Steps to Cultivate Lifelong Learning

15 Steps to Cultivate Lifelong Learning | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.” - Marcel Proust“I don't think much of a man who is not wiser
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A Robot in Every Home by 2020, South Korea Says

A Robot in Every Home by 2020, South Korea Says | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
Already the most wired country in the world, the Asian country is on a fast track to create intelligent service robots that will integrate into society.
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The introduction of service robots for the global market

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The RepRap project: an open source/open hardware movement for 3D-printing - YouTube

First International Workshop on "Low-cost 3D Printing for Science, Education and Sustainable Development" ICTP Science Dissemination Unit (SDU) Trieste, Ital...
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open source hardware and software development for the sciences

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Mosaic: The Publishing Of Science, And The Science Of Publishing | Techdirt

Mosaic: The Publishing Of Science, And The Science Of Publishing | Techdirt | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
The UK-based Wellcome Trust is the second-largest non-governmental funder of medical research after the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It was one of the main backers of the Human Genome Project, which pioneered the idea of open data by...
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Science Journalism in Mosaic, free for all to use. The academic publishing model moves away as a profit center for publishers

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How Are Students Actually Using IT? An Ethnographic Study | EDUCAUSE.edu

How Are Students Actually Using IT? An Ethnographic Study | EDUCAUSE.edu | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
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The growth of mobile technologies and their use at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Managing Your Online Identity

Managing Your Online Identity | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
You are who Google says you are.
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Online identity has no age, students must manage profiles and posts as they would in life.

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Glassomics®- Medical Applications for Google Glass

Glassomics® is the first medically focused wearable computing incubator. Demonstration by Ben Kanter MD, Palomar Health. Founded by Orlando Portale, Chief In...

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The integration of wearable technology in the medical profession

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Thybo Lingier's curator insight, December 31, 2013 10:29 AM

Company name: Glassomics
Economic activity segment: Technology and healthcare

Use of ICT: Advanced applied technology for healthcare

 

Objectives: Keeping people healthy and saving lifes

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Top Learning Management System Software | 2014 Reviews of the Best Systems

Top Learning Management System Software | 2014 Reviews of the Best Systems | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
Find and compare Learning Management System software. Free, interactive directory to quickly narrow your choices and contact multiple vendors.
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Synopses of modern LMS offerrings

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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

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A journal devoted to the development of educational technology

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Students, Meet Your New Teacher, Mr. Robot - NYTimes.com

Students, Meet Your New Teacher, Mr. Robot - NYTimes.com | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
Computer scientists are developing machines that can teach people simple skills, like household tasks and vocabulary.
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The recognition of emotion, an important component in AI development.

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Advances in robotics present singular worry

Advances in robotics present singular worry | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
'Singularity' is an odd word. Originally it meant peculiarity. Then 20th-century physicists got hold of it and situated it at the very boundary of space-time, to the eternal bafflement of ...
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Japanese professor introduce a robot that recognizes emotions

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8 Technologies That Will Shape Future Classrooms

8 Technologies That Will Shape Future Classrooms | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
What does the future of learning hold? What will classrooms of the future be like? Emerging technologies such as cloud computing, augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing are paving the way for the future of education in ways we may have yet to see. At the very least though, we ... Continue reading »
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Duke University already makes a VR Helmet available to students in art and architecture so they can virtually tour historic structures or create one of their own.

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Harvesting the Fruits of a Tech Revolution

Harvesting the Fruits of a Tech Revolution | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
We are only just beginning to understand the impact the Internet and communications technology is having on the Arab world.
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Social Media as it affects the political landscape and offers access to diverse voices

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Access Schmacess Presentation

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An IT director's presentation at an Ann Arbor Library Conference. Value of information comes from the users.

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MOOCs’ disruption is only beginning - The Boston Globe

MOOCs’ disruption is only beginning - The Boston Globe | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
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Educators announcing the premature death of the MOOC cannot deny the business rules that make the MOOC an affordable alternative to traditional education

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New Technology Is Turning Education Upside Down

New Technology Is Turning Education Upside Down | Emerging Trends in Education | Scoop.it
A cost crisis, changing labour markets and new technology will turn an old institution on its head.

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Will institutions face shrinking enrollment with online access and the high cost of traditional education changing the business model

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THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*'s curator insight, June 29, 2014 3:05 AM

Education need a makeover.