Luis von Ahn describes the model for the free language-learning platform, Duolingo. The idea, he says, goes back to his childhood, where he imagined a model for a gymnasium that sustained itself by reselling people-produced energy. Von A...
António Maneira's insight:
Great idea and great results! According to wikipedia it has 12,5 million users worldwide (and counting). Nice presentations. I like how he puts in words the idea that humans are better learning online than producing electricity!
What makes Bloom’s Taxonomy such a power tool is its flexibility in framing almost anything–which is why you’ve been seeing a lot of it around lately, and will likely continue to. Whether you’re creating a...
EDUcast é um serviço de gestão de vídeo para registo e distribuição simples de conteúdos lectivos (aulas). O sistema central garante o pós-processamento necessário para que estes fiquem disponíveis aos alunos através da Internet.
Less than 10 percent of MOOC students, on average, complete a course. That's the conclusion of Katy Jordan of Open University, who published her analysis, pul. (...) I’m not totally convinced yet that MOOCs will necessarily be completely disruptive to higher education.
A list os several reasons for enrolling provides an idea of why MOOCs even exist. While enrollment and completion rates can be interpreted in multiple ways one clear idea is that competition in online learning industry is high and that the author is sceptical about the success of disruption in education coming from formal learning institutions.
Oh my! If there are "narrative designers" shouldn't there be a narrative design course? I like the idea! Teaching how to build ambiguity in the characters definition allowing more freedom and agency to the gamer.
This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Learning Theory, organisational learning Nonaka & Takeuchi, zone of proximal development The area of capabilities that learners can exhibit with support from a teacher or peer., text & conversation theory An organization is created and defined by communication. communication
António Maneira's insight:
It seems odd that constructionism is the only “paradigma” that has no distinctive principlies or no link to keyconcepts and it seems exaggerated that no links are connecting instructivism to any other paradigm, but it is still a very good representations of the whole picture.
Teachers rate their interest in today’s Educational Technology trends. With the coming launch of menco.io, you’ll be able to explore these trends and more, and discuss how they will shape the culture of learning around the globe.
Web of tools are full of good things for students and teachers. One can share, colaborate, cooperate, distribute, remake, archive, comment, grade, present... And all in a quite more democratic way: No need to have the last laptop, no need to have one, no need to take it to school, no need to think of compatiblity of software or hardware...
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