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E-tivites: Stories from the front line- Guest Post Terese Bird

E-tivites: Stories from the front line- Guest Post Terese Bird | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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Innovation in learning is often linked to technology; hence the e in elearning. I keep an eye on educational innovation both tech and non-tech, the rosy and the non-rosy view of the future of learning.
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Blended Learning & Community of Inquiry.m4v

A Group Project for the R503 Instructional Media and Applications Graduate Course at Indiana University-South Bend...

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UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
his global strategy marries the large, but often separated, disciplines of information literacy and media literacy and creates a common vocabulary for folks in multiple areas of knowledge to engage in conversation. It also positions these critical literacies as a combined set of competencies–knowledge, skills and attitudes–central for living and working in our world today.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 21, 11:52 AM

Sharpen your global understanding. 

Matt Manfredi's curator insight, February 21, 8:42 PM
So critical, now more than ever!!
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Nielsen's social media study shows Gen X spends more time on social media than milennials

Nielsen's social media study shows Gen X spends more time on social media than milennials | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Generation X is the age group that spends the most time on social media, according to Nielsen.
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Engineer receives funding to support teaching in a virtual environment | Penn State University

Engineer receives funding to support teaching in a virtual environment | Penn State University | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

Conrad Tucker, assistant professor of engineering design and industrial engineering and an affiliate faculty member of computer science and engineering, is the principal investigator of one of four proposals selected by Penn State’s Center for Online Innovation in Learning to receive research dollars through its Research Initiation Grant Program.

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Why Higher Education Needs Design Thinking

Why Higher Education Needs Design Thinking | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Research professor Kate Canales believes design is crucial to disrupting higher education, and the timing has never been better.
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Teaching Information Literacy Now

Teaching Information Literacy Now | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Laura Gardner, 2016 SLJ School Librarian of the Year finalist, updates her lesson plans for the era of fake news.
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Tim Cook on the Digital You

Tim Cook on the Digital You | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Apple is betting on the "digital you" coming to augmented reality. But has Tim told us the whole story?
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My favorite productivity app is a free feature that's already on your iPhone - Business Insider

My favorite productivity app is a free feature that's already on your iPhone - Business Insider | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

If you're looking for an app to help you be more productive, you're spoiled for choice.

There are apps to manage your projects and notes. There are apps to turn your Post-It scribbles into shareable notes. There are even apps to divide your to-do list into handy little folders.

But my favorite productivity app doesn't have a fancy name or interface, it doesn't cost a cent, and you don't even have to download it. It's the "Reminders" app that comes installed on your iPhone when you buy it.


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The schools using technology to personalise learning

The schools using technology to personalise learning | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
“We don’t group students by the Septembers they were born between, we group them by the level of their ability,” says Gary Spracklen. Spracklen is headteacher of one of four schools that make up the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA), located off the coast of Dorset. The academy opened in 2012, and offers all-through schooling to its local community. Children start in nursery aged 2 and remain until 19, making IPACA function almost like a multi-academy trust but as a single entity.
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Predictive Analytics: Nudging, Shoving, and Smacking Behaviors in Higher Education

Predictive Analytics: Nudging, Shoving, and Smacking Behaviors in Higher Education | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
With predictive analytics, colleges and universities are able to “nudge” individuals toward making better decisions and exercising rational behavior to enhance their probabilities of success.

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New Models of Open and Distance Learning ~ Stephen Downes

New Models of Open and Distance Learning ~ Stephen Downes | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes

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‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning (EdSurge News)

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning (EdSurge News) | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
What does it mean to be human in a digital age? Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people."“Maybe my mama hugged me extra when I was a baby.” That’s his explanation for ho
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Google, BT and more pledge skills training for millions as part of the UK's Digital Strategy

Google, BT and more pledge skills training for millions as part of the UK's Digital Strategy | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has finally unveiled its Digital Strategy, aimed at plugging skills gaps and boosting the AI sector

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Very interesting... what implication for schools, colleges and universities if business taking the lead to train?
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About AR | Augmented Reality in Education

About AR | Augmented Reality in Education | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

Via Javier Sánchez Bolado, Juhani Pihkala, Aki Puustinen
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Engagement through partnership: students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education - Abbi Flint

The HEA blog post that accompanies this presentation can be accessed via: http://bit.ly/17aEG35
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On bots, language and making technology disappear

On bots, language and making technology disappear | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
This year's new buzzword in computer design circles is without question "bots." As with anything we build, we give bots names. A name can be a way of..
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10 Tips to Make Learning REAL (relevant, engaging, authentic, lasting) 

10 Tips to Make Learning REAL (relevant, engaging, authentic, lasting)  | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.

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Bev Jones's curator insight, January 4, 4:53 AM
Interesting reflections about making learning relevant to student needs.   The challenge faced by many schools, colleges and private providers is how to engage staff in using technology, particularly those who are not the millennial generation and often don't use technology very much in their every day life.
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The Evolving Role of the Teacher

The Evolving Role of the Teacher | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

More teachers today are providing opportunities for their students to connect and learn in powerful ways. There is an increasing focus on collaboration, competency-based learning, use of open resources, project-based learning, and learning environments are shifting to support these new opportunities. These shifts are accelerated by access to technology that has transformed how we learn and interact with one another.


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Silvia Uzal Rguez.'s curator insight, December 14, 2016 4:40 PM
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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, December 16, 2016 8:36 AM
This is a new paradigm shift within ESL /ELL role of the teacher.
Almudena's curator insight, December 26, 2016 4:11 AM
The role of the teacher
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Create and share cartoons, comics and memes online

Create and share cartoons, comics and memes online | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Create comics, cartoons and memes online. Share your creations on Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Free online cartoon maker and comic creator.

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Ana Dias's curator insight, October 24, 2016 7:28 AM
comics for learning
Helen Teague's curator insight, October 24, 2016 8:34 AM
Love this new Comic-Cartoon Creator. Thanks, Nic Peachey
Agron S. Dida's curator insight, October 26, 2016 2:37 PM
Very good and simple to use :-)
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Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video, according to new data from Pew Research

Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video, according to new data from Pew Research | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

Digital publishers may be pouring time and energy into cranking up their video operations, but for a lot of their potential viewers, text is still the way to go.

New data from Pew Research finds that, when it comes to the news, younger adults still prefer words over moving images. While 46 perce…

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Five Stage Model

Five Stage Model | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
For online learning to be successful and happy, participants need to be supported through a structured developmental process. The five-stage-model provides a framework or scaffold for
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Digital Readiness Gaps

Digital Readiness Gaps | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Americans fall along a spectrum of preparedness when it comes to using tech tools to pursue learning online, and many are not eager or ready to take the plunge
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Free Technology for Teachers: Kaizena for iPad - Add Voice Notes to Students' Printed Documents

Free Technology for Teachers: Kaizena for iPad - Add Voice Notes to Students' Printed Documents | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

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A Guide to Competency-Based Education Model

A Guide to Competency-Based Education Model | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Competency based education focuses on a model aimed at allowing students to make progress ONLY when they demonstrate a desired competency or skill.
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