FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItLinkedIn The education technology trend continues to heat up and, slowly but surely, a lot of the most innovative tools are making their way into the classroom. Teachers text messaging parents and students with assignments and feedback, BYOD is trumping school-purchased technology, and even 3D printing is pushing in. It’s an incredible time to …
PRIMARY schooling is based on “folklore, dogma, ritual and untested assumptions”, in the view of leading education academic Stephen Dinham, who describes the curriculum as devaluing knowledge in favour of acquiring skills and values.
According to the latest data, video for homework is on the rise; mobile computing is "beyond the tipping point"; and most kids don't use traditional computers to connect to the Internet at home. Those are just three of the major trends revealed in the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow.
"After humming and hawing I decided that my third instructional design/learning themed infographic would be the Principles of Adult Learning. Now, I will be honest and say that while I knew a few principles (adults have experience, adults like control over their learning experiences, etc.) I was lacking in my overall knowledge in that area. Creating an infographic is a great cure to this. I need to research, read articles and gather the appropriate information. Then I have to boil it down to its most simple form and try to find visuals that represent what I am trying to communicate. Anyways, it’s a good learning process.
"thought I would jump online and quickly find the “list” of the 6 adult learning principles, or whatever. No such list exists. After much reading I have come to find out that there is no actual official consensus on what the principles of adult learning are. Many are generally agreed upon, but there is still much theoretical debate going on for each proposed principle.
"So here’s my disclaimer: there is no proven adult learning theory and the information in the infographic below is subject to much debate and differing opinions."
Screen capture images can be used for a variety of reasons. You can include them in tutorials and multimedia classroom projects. You can also use them as illustrative visual aids when explaining a difficult concept or to visually highlight a process. There are several web based tools and extensions that you can use for this purpose. Here is a list we compiled for you containing some of the best tools we have found.
When tablets appeared on the market, there were expectations that they would be laptop computers’ greatest competition. That has not turned out to be true at Ball State University, where students see tablets as a form of entertainment—as essentially a bigger and more expensive smartphone, according to a recent study.
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