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What is the next trend in online education?

What is the next trend in online education? | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
Peter Baskerville's answer: The greatest attribute of online education is that it can be delivered at the moment of learning need utilizing the mobile technologies of the smartphone and the electronic tablet.
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Top 10 IT Issues, 2017: Foundations for Student Success

Top 10 IT Issues, 2017: Foundations for Student Success | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
The 2017 Top 10 IT Issues support higher education’s focus on student success through four key themes: IT foundations, data foundations, effective leadership, and successful students.
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No easy way out of the higher education ‘trilemma’ - University World News

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Learning and earning: Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative | The Economist

Learning and earning: Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative | The Economist | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
THE RECEPTION AREA contains a segment of a decommissioned Underground train carriage, where visitors wait to be collected. The surfaces are wood and glass. In each room the talk is of code, web development and data science. At first sight the London office of General Assembly looks like that of any other tech startup.
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From rural Kenya to a PhD in astronomy: how partnerships made it possible

From rural Kenya to a PhD in astronomy: how partnerships made it possible | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
Very few African universities offer postgraduate degrees in astronomy. This gap in knowledge and training can be addressed through international partnerships and collaboration.
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Seven ways education needs to change in 2017

Seven ways education needs to change in 2017 | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
it’s time to take education back to basics, with my seven suggestions for 2017
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Online texts saving Okanagan College students money

Online texts saving Okanagan College students money | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
“The biggest perk of open textbooks are the cost-savings - saving money as a student will always come first,”
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Harnessing the power of data to put an end to modern slavery | Thomson Reuters

Harnessing the power of data to put an end to modern slavery | Thomson Reuters | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
According to the latest Global Slavery Index, there are more than 45 million people in some form of modern slavery worldwide, the largest proportion of which are estimated to be held in forced labour. This is a significant increase from the 2014 Index estimate of 35 million.
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Let's speed up science by embracing open access publishing

Let's speed up science by embracing open access publishing | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
A growing movement for open access seeks to change this because limitations on the use of scientific discoveries hinder the efficiency of research, increase costs, and ultimately delay or even impede scientific progress.
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Universities are experiencing an unbundling revolution - University World News

According to Tom Friedman of the New York Times: “Big breakthroughs happen when what is suddenly possible meets what is desperately necessary.”

Just as technology altered the market for music and news, higher education appears to be next in line for the great unbundling. Now that education, assessment and degrees can be individuated, students can take individual courses from various providers and transfer credits to make more tailored degrees and experiences that fit their needs – and technology will certainly further this individuation.
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Knowledge Grazing in an Information Age

The information revolution has shifted learning away from ordered hierarchies toward a much messier, disorganised and self-directed learning paradigm. But has this disrupted education yet?
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Technical Openness of OER and Pressbooks

Something we take for granted when it comes to Open Educational Resources (OER) is that there is a simple solution to the legal restraints on content. Creative Commons licenses are the gold standard for releasing content, making it clear that you would like others to build upon and share your work.
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The Open Syllabus Project Gathers 1,000,000 Syllabi from Universities & Reveals the 100 Most Frequently-Taught Books Open Culture

The Open Syllabus Project Gathers 1,000,000 Syllabi from Universities & Reveals the 100 Most Frequently-Taught Books Open Culture | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
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Cell-Ed | The Role of Technology in the School Education Value-Chain

Cell-Ed | The Role of Technology in the School Education Value-Chain | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
Introduce the concept of the value chain for the use of technology in school education.
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Connectivism – the knowledge of the connected individual

Connectivism – the knowledge of the connected individual | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
Knowledge is everywhere. In a mobile phone, a fitness tracker and our brains. Not a science fiction film but the learning theory of connectivism. Recently over a coffee

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Knowledge is everywhere. In a mobile phone, a fitness tracker and our brains. Not a science fiction film but the learning theory of connectivism.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Connectivism

 

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Definitely a new slant on Bloom. Important for all teachers in the digital age.
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International education in 2017 – Any room for optimism? - University World News

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Textbooks pave the way to sustainable development | Global Education Monitoring Report

Textbooks pave the way to sustainable development | Global Education Monitoring Report | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
Few instruments shape children’s and young people’s minds more powerfully than the teaching and learning materials used in schools. Textbooks convey not only knowledge but also social values and political identities, and an understanding of history and the world. Teachers and students trust textbooks as authoritative and objective sources of information, assuming that they are accurate, balanced and based on the latest scientific findings and pedagogical practice. In some contexts, textbooks are the first and sometimes the only books that a young person may read (Lässig and Pohl, 2009).
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A 7 Guide Toolkit to Develop E-learning Courses from Scratch – Free E-books

A 7 Guide Toolkit to Develop E-learning Courses from Scratch - that will take you through the essentials of e-learning design and development. 7 Free downloads.

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Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake - ITWeb Africa

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake - ITWeb Africa | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
Zambian Open University (ZAOU) says agreement to make courses available on eLearnAfrica gives it greater reach into the country and across the continent.
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Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education - Open Book Publishers

Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education - Open Book Publishers | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it

Free PDF version for download or web version to read online.

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Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality

Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it

" Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality. It also lays the basis for sustained growth. Better schooling investments raise national income growth rates. In nearly all countries, though to varying degrees, educational progress has lagged for groups that are disadvantaged due to low income, gender, disability or ethnic and/or linguistic affiliation."

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Time to build a pipeline of innovation for Africa - University World News

It is widely accepted that research and innovation are key drivers of competitiveness and economic growth. A recent World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index showed that Africa was lagging behind in higher education and training, innovation and technological readiness.
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‘Copying texts for study doesn’t violate copyright’ - Times of India

‘Copying texts for study doesn’t violate copyright’ - Times of India | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Students in Delhi University and nearby can continue to buy photocopy material of international textbooks sold by shops such as Rameshwari Photocopy Service, for now.
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Gathering of ministers calls for more African PhDs - University World News

Gathering of ministers calls for more African PhDs - University World News | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it
African science and education ministers have called for bold and urgent steps to increase the number of PhD holders produced on the continent every year, as well as the establishment of an African research chair initiative, and the development of mechanisms to harness research mobility on the continent.
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GPE: Investing in Early Years Learning - Harry Anthony Patrinos

GPE: Investing in Early Years Learning - Harry Anthony Patrinos | ICT & OER in Education | Scoop.it

"Early investment in the lives of disadvantaged children will help reduce inequality, in both the short and the long run.” —James Heckman

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