When Consumer Tech Becomes Educational Tech One of the things I like most about the recent wave of consumer-focused Internet technologies is that tools needn’t be created or labelled specifically as “educational” to find themselves utilized by...
Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on Scoop.it. They are here to share their insights and advice with you.....Howard Rheingold is a critic, writer, and teacher; his specialties are on the cultural, social and...
Nonetheless, the Age of Curation (see? anyone can coin a catchphrase) began long before today’s conversation about curated computing. In this Age of Digital Excess (oops, there I go again), we’re surrounded by too much music, too much software, too many websites, too many feeds, too many people, too many of their opinions and so on.
Welcome to the LLiDA Wiki! This wiki contains outputs from the JISC funded study into Learning Literacies for the Digital Age (LLiDA). It was used during the project to share and develop ideas and work.
The report is now available:
LLiDAreportJune09.pdf | Thriving in the 21st century: Learning Literacies for the Digital Age (LLiDA project). Helen Beetham, Lou McGill, Prof. Allison Littlejohn. June 2009 (pdf)
LLiDAexecsumm.pdf | Thriving in the 21st century: Learning Literacies for the Digital Age (LLiDA project). Ececutive Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations. Helen Beetham, Lou McGill, Prof. Allison Littlejohn. June 2009 (pdf)
Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego (RT @InTechWeb: How #Twitter will revolutionise academic #research and teaching
"This MOOC guide based on the experience of the MobiMOOC(ourse) which was a course that ran from 2 April until the 14 May 2011 and had 580 participants that hooked up to its resources. The course resulted in collaborations transcending the duration of the course."
Being connected changes learning. When those connections are global, the experience of knowledge development is dramatically altered as well. Over the past four years, a growing number of educators have started experimenting with the teaching and learning process in order to answer critical questions: "How does learning change when formal boundaries are reduced? What is the future of learning? What role with educators play in this future? What types of institutions does society need to respond to hyper-growth of knowledge and rapid dissemination of information? How do the roles of learners and educators change when knowledge is ubiquitous?"
Seymour Papert is a mathematician and one of the early pioneers of artificial intelligence. In addition, he is internationally recognized as the seminal thinker regarding computers and pedagogy for children. A mathematician by training, his collaboration with Jean Piaget at the University of Geneva led him to consider using mathematics in the service of understanding how children can learn and think.
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