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Learning with 'e's: Learners as producers

Learning with 'e's: Learners as producers | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

Steve Wheeler

"Although the production of content has been the preserve of the teacher and the academic since the formalisation of education, increasingly, we also see learners creating their own content. They have the tools, they own the technology, and they have the confidence to use them, not only informally, but increasingly in formal learning contexts. Many are prolific and proficient in producing blogs, podcasts, videos and photos for sharing on the web. They can do it all using the simple smartphone in their pocket. This user generated content trend is apparent not only in universities and colleges but also in the compulsory education sectors..."

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Tools for learning: Mobile phones and authentic learning tasks | edtalks.org

Tools for learning: Mobile phones and authentic learning tasks | edtalks.org | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

Keynote speaker at ULearn11, Dr Jan Herrington, explores the use of mobile phones as powerful ‘cognitive tools', where students’ phones can be used to research, produce and publish polished products of learning.

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Testing “the Ikea effect” – why do we value things we assemble more highly than premades? – Boing Boing

Testing “the Ikea effect” – why do we value things we assemble more highly than premades? – Boing Boing | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it