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.
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...
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...
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.
"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!"
Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Facebook: How Today’s Higher Education Faculty Use Social Media is a collaborative effort of Pearson Learning Solutions and the Babson Survey Research Group.