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Why online courses can never totally replace the campus experience

Why online courses can never totally replace the campus experience | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
Moocs (massive open online courses) may have many merits, says Patrick McGhee, and some may soon even be accredited – but they can never replace real shared experiences...
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What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common?

What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common? | Designing for learning | Scoop.it

 

In this article I’ll present a framework that could help educators to make a shift from designing long, information based online courses to micro-learning, which is a result of content curation techniques and chunking information design strategy.

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A framework mixing content curation with chunking information design strategies.

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Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 2, 9:49 PM

Micro-learning for educators - content curation

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How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning

How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education's relationship with technology. However, it fits.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, June 3, 2013 5:52 PM

A great resource to ponder and learn from.

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TPACK - Framework, Resources and more

TPACK - Framework, Resources and more | Designing for learning | Scoop.it

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Designing for Learning's curator insight, May 6, 2013 9:55 PM

Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) attempts to identify the nature of knowledge required by teachers for technology integration in their teaching, while addressing the complex, multifaceted and situated nature of teacher knowledge. The TPACK framework extends Shulman’s idea of Pedagogical Content Knowledge.

Viv Hall's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:10 PM

New look website...

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Why Steve Jobs Couldn't Find a Job Today

Why Steve Jobs Couldn't Find a Job Today | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
There's lots of talk about innovation, but little innovation. Unfortunately we keep hiring the wrong kinds of leaders to implement innovation, or create growth.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, April 26, 2013 7:36 AM

Unfortunately, however, we keep hiring for the last economy.  While we “get” the need for innovation, we don’t seem to understand much about how to “do it.” The problem starts with how Boards of Directors (and management teams) select – incorrectly, it appears – our business leaders.  Still thinking like out-of-date industrialists, Scientific American offers us a podcast on how “Creativity Can Lesson a Leader’s Image.”  Citing the same study, Knowledge @ Wharton offers us “A Bias Against ‘Quirky’ Why Creative People Can Lose Out on Leadership Positions.” While 1,500 CEOs say that creativity is the single most important quality for success today – and studies bear out the greater success of creative, innovative leaders – the study found that when it came to hiring and promoting practices businesses consistently marked down the creative managers and bypassed them, selecting less creative types!

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The Roles and Principles of Creative Leadership

The Roles and Principles of Creative Leadership | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
I have just finished Out of our Minds: Learning to be Creative by Sir Ken Robinson.  This is the third time I have read this book, but the first time I have read the second edition.  It is hard to ...

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After reading this post I want to read the book.  Creativity is often under utlised or frowned upon, and neglected when people are time poor.  This book seems to position valuing creativity as an important part of our working and learning life. I am intrigued...

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David Hain's curator insight, April 17, 2013 2:46 AM

Great book, recommended.

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Tony Parkin's curator insight, April 18, 2013 5:06 AM

Blog post on implications of Ken Robinson's 'Out of Our Minds' for creativity in schools.

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That's Great!: Models of Sustainability for OER

That's Great!: Models of Sustainability for OER | Designing for learning | Scoop.it

All OER have a life cycle: creation, publishing, repeated revision and reuse, senescence, death. Much effort and many resources have been expended on the creation and publishing of OER. The actual value of such resources, however, depends largely on the extent to which repeated revision and reuse can be sustained before the inevitable onset of senescence and death. The issue of sustainability is largely one of resources, and is a topic of considerable interest in the field of open education.


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The New Design of Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The New Design of Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
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Key messages: authentic experiences, students moving at own pace accessing unlimited content to create personalised learning experiences, networked with peers anywhere in the world

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Awesome Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Designing for learning | Scoop.it

"Another cheat sheet on Twitter. I just came across this graphic on lexisclick.com and I found it really worth sharing with my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. You will find below tips and explanations of some of the most popular lexicons used in Twitter. I am pretty sure most of you are already familiar with Twitter jargon but this could help you teach them to your students particulalry that Twitter is being widely embraced as an educational social networking tool of choice for many students and teachers. For more resources on how to use Twitter for educational purposes together with lists of web tools to use with Twitter, I recommend this section dubbed Twitter for Teachers. Enjoy!"


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Simple and useful strategies

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Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
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40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
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Engaging Faculty as Catalysts For Change: A Roadmap for Transforming Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Engaging Faculty as Catalysts For Change: A Roadmap for Transforming Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
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The ever-expanding smartphone screen: how supersized became everyday

It used to be that any smartphone screen beyond three inches was considered big -- and it was, for an audience still weaning itself off of flip phones
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Evolution within a few years and quite a substantial change as well

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15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic

15 Ways Digital Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning - Edudemic | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
Let's say you start digital learning by encouraging students to use Animoto or just use a device in the classroom. Then what?
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Technology brings opportunities for new ways of teaching as well as new ways of learning.

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NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources:  The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation   View more presentations from Beth Kanter Yesterday, I did a free NTEN Webinar called "The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Information Overload" based on my feature article in the...
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Design of a blended learning environment: Considerations and implementation issues | Gedik | Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

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Designing for Learning's curator insight, May 6, 2013 10:00 PM

This study identified critical issues in the design of a blended learning environment by examining basic design considerations and implementation issues. Following a design-based research approach with the phenomenological tradition of qualitative research, the study investigated instructor experiences relating to the design, development, and implementation processes of a blended course.

 

The results reveal that the design considerations centred on the pedagogical approach, course organization, materials preparation, interactions, and the instructor's and students' roles. The affordances of the implementation included the arousal of the students' interest and participation, flexibility, time conservation, the ability to track student progress, and the improvement of interaction, collaboration, and communication opportunities.

 

The challenges were increased workload, course and time management, overlaps, and the creation of harmony between the face-to-face and online environments. The overall results show that the critical issues involved context, the pedagogical framework, instructor competency, and technical issues in the blended course design.

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4 Stages: The Integration Of Technology In Learning

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What are the stages of technology in learning, and how can these stages be used as a framework for improving learning?
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Learning Futures: Emerging technologies, pedagogies, and contexts

Slides from an invited speech given to the Technology in Higher Education Conference, National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar. 16 April, 2013.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, April 18, 2013 8:03 AM
That's a great quote Ken! Thank you for sharing :-)
gregmhagar's curator insight, April 18, 2013 8:39 AM

Very cool collection of quotes and images.

Karen Burns's curator insight, April 18, 2013 1:05 PM

Excellent resource for emerging technologies and new outlooks towards our learners.

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50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today - Edudemic | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
Finding the best education technology tools is a time-consuming task. It may even be viewed as a chore (for some). Not with this fabulous list, though!
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Designing for Learning's curator insight, May 6, 2013 10:23 PM

50 great classroom tools that are all easy to implement into just about any classroom. From Animoto toPrezi to Dropbox to Stixy (wait what?), there’s a lot to check out. Don’t know all 50 tools? Click on the icons to find out more about each tool.

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Flipped Classroom A New Learning Revolution ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Flipped Classroom A New Learning Revolution ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Designing for learning | Scoop.it

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emeraldgirl's comment, March 27, 2013 9:21 PM
Simple and useful model explaining how to flip a classroom
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How to Blend Face-to-Face Delivery with Online Tutoring

How to Blend Face-to-Face Delivery with Online Tutoring | Designing for learning | Scoop.it

Social media can be a powerful pedagogical tool in the classroom, but the key to its success lies in building a dynamic and sustainable 'online teacher presence'. The 10 strategies below offer insight into effective online tutoring techniques that complement traditional face-to-face educational delivery styles.

 


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Nicolette Erkelens's curator insight, March 23, 2013 5:30 AM

Blended learning.

Monicaaparicio's curator insight, March 25, 2013 9:59 PM

Blending

Clare O'Connor's curator insight, April 2, 2013 2:54 AM

This article has a useful list of 10 strategies for making online learning work alongside face to face, or 'blended' learning.

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7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom - Getting Smart by Guest Author - classrooms, EdTech, flipped classroom

7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom - Getting Smart by Guest Author - classrooms, EdTech, flipped classroom | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
The flipped classroom uses technology to allow students more time to apply knowledge and teachers more time for hands-on education. It’s a continually changing strategy that evolves with technology.
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Fundamental transformation required in education and training

Fundamental transformation required in education and training | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
A fundamental transformation in education and training is needed to develop the new skills and competencies required for people to remain employable and businesses to remain competitve in a changing and uncertain world, while taking advantage of...
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What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic) - Forbes

What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic) - Forbes | Designing for learning | Scoop.it
Via Benoit Anger and Thomas Roulet, comes this pretty useful infographic on the increasingly-famous
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Design of a blended learning environment: Considerations and implementation issues | Gedik | Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

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Ava R Wolf's curator insight, March 8, 2013 9:08 AM

Australian study. Haven't read it yet