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Communications & Society: The Nodes and Edges of Connectivism | Keith Hamon | e-Xploration

Communications & Society: The Nodes and Edges of Connectivism | Keith Hamon | e-Xploration | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
"I've just finished reading Scott Weingart's Demystifying Networks, Parts I & II, in which Mr. Weingart tries to correct the misuse of networks by humanities scholars. ... Both the Universe and our knowledge of it are network phenomena.

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How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? - Edudemic

How Do We Teach Digital Literacy to Digital Natives? - Edudemic | Learning Futures | Scoop.it

Young people today are instant messengers, gamers, photo sharers and supreme multitaskers. But while they use the technology tools available to them 24/7, they are struggling to sort fact from fiction, think critically, decipher cultural inferences, detect commercial intent and analyze social implications. All of which makes them extremely vulnerable to the overwhelming amount of information they have access to

 


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Amy Melendez's curator insight, June 3, 7:56 PM

From the post: "It is our job as educators and content producers to encourage kids to be capable, global citizens in a digital age. Integrating a news story into your classroom everyday not only sparks important conversations, but encourages students to create and analyze their own media responses, provides a basis for asking questions and is a seamless, natural way to incorporate CCSS nonfiction content into your daily lesson plan."

Deyanira Sequeira's curator insight, June 4, 10:35 AM

¿cómo dar alfabetización digital a los nativos digitales?

TeachingStudies's curator insight, June 5, 1:58 AM

bridge to cross

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Project-based and Problem-based learning

This presentation describes these two instructional models and discusses their similarities and differences.


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Face-to-face training is not dead; it just needs a 21st century technology make-over

Face-to-face training is not dead; it just needs a 21st century technology make-over | Learning Futures | Scoop.it

With the advent of e-learning, the death knell of face-to-face training was sounded, and yet as we know, it has survived and indeed it is flourishing. In fact it appears that many people prefer face-to-face learning over e-learning for a number of reasons, for example ...


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Are universities teaching the skills needed in a knowledge-based economy?

Are universities teaching the skills needed in a knowledge-based economy? | Learning Futures | Scoop.it

Are universities teaching the skills needed in a knowledge-based economy? This is one of the questions I have been asking myself, and there of course a couple of ways to respond to this: 1. Of course – we teach critical thinking, problem solving, research skills, and encourage original thinking: just the skills needed in today’s work force. 2. That’s not our job. Our job is the pure exploration of new knowledge and ideas and to pass that love of knowledge on to the next generation. If some of that rubs off in the commercial world, well and good, but that’s not our purpose. - See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/05/29/are-universities-teaching-the-skills-needed-in-a-knowledge-based-economy/#sthash.vbbfRn1a.dpuf


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Reports | MOOC Research

Empirical results from Gates funded MOOC research available for those who can’t wait for peer review vers. in IRRDOL http://t.co/SIAd7dtSsN

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Rose Heaney's curator insight, June 11, 5:56 AM

Some useful stuff in there  from Selwyn and others

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mooc 

 

 

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Infographic. Mapping The Future Of Education Technology

Infographic. Mapping The Future Of Education Technology | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
If its true that 65 of todays grade school students will work in jobs that dont exist yet then we better get ready for some drastically different...

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Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle's curator insight, January 15, 11:49 AM

If it’s true that 65% of today’s grade school students will work in jobs that don’t exist yet, then we better get ready for some drastically different learning environments.
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680348/mapping-the-future-of-education-technology

 

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Si es cierto que el 65 % de los estudiantes actuales trabajarán en trabajos que aún no existen será mejor que nos preparemos para algunos cambios radicales que se producirán en las próximas décadas en el area de la enseñanza en nuevos entronos de aprendizajes.  ¿Estás preparad@? @vocalversus

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How We Failed (and Then Succeeded) with Khan Academy

How We Failed (and Then Succeeded) with Khan Academy | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
Last fall I wrote about the need for an ed-tech Test Kitchen – a place that might address ‘what works’ in ed-tech. It’s really a two-part question: which products work and how should they be used? ...
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Wake up! PowerPoint alternatives and tips to caffeinate your presentations - Digital Trends

Wake up! PowerPoint alternatives and tips to caffeinate your presentations - Digital Trends | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
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PowerPoint's grip has tightened as more and more people, not just in technology but in all walks of life, are being asked to give presentations.
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Why predictions about technology are always wrong | The Enlightened Economist

Why predictions about technology are always wrong | The Enlightened Economist | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
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The Google Glass generation: In our shiny new digital world are we increasingly terrified of being alone?

The Google Glass generation: In our shiny new digital world are we increasingly terrified of being alone? | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
In the past few days smartphone wars have increased, fuelled by the announcement of the Galaxy S4. (RT @TEDxSheffield: A Dark Lens? After Google's demo of Glasses at TED2013, here's @vickybeeching on the Google Glass generation..
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Sugata Mitra

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| TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is where the world's leading thinkers and doers gather to share ideas worth spreading.
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Innovating Pedagogy | Open University Innovations Report #1

Innovating Pedagogy | Open University Innovations Report #1 | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
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Sugata Mitra: Can kids teach themselves?

http://www.ted.com Speaking at LIFT 2007, Sugata Mitra talks about his Hole in the Wall project. Young kids in this project figured out how to use a PC on th...
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The Place of Virtual, Pedagogic and Physical Space in the 21st Century Classroom

The Place of Virtual, Pedagogic and Physical Space in the 21st Century Classroom | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
This paper outlines work connected to the successful convergence of digital, pedagogic and physical space. The Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning (SCIL) has been focusing on the gap that has existed in schools where the physical layout is often stuck in an industrial-era education model, rather than reflecting the possibilities of ICT-enhanced personalised learning. SCIL has been working to create digital spaces so that students can consistently transition from

the real to virtual world


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 16, 8:44 AM

Good that some focus is going into rethinking this.

Debra Evans's curator insight, July 1, 2:43 PM

A useful article

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, July 2, 6:28 AM

добавить понимание ...

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Experts: Internet of Things and Wearables Will Dominate by 2025

Experts: Internet of Things and Wearables Will Dominate by 2025 | Learning Futures | Scoop.it

Experts believe the Internet of Things — the concept that all devices, objects and systems could be connected and share information in the future — will have a widespread effect on the way we live our everyday lives by 2025.


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Nice work and open education EDEN 2014

Work and education: unemployment and poor quailty work in the European Union, and the potentikal for open education to respond

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Technology Integration Matrix

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MOOCs Are Largely Reaching Privileged Learners, Survey Finds

MOOCs Are Largely Reaching Privileged Learners, Survey Finds | Learning Futures | Scoop.it

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http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/moocs-are-reaching-only-privileged-learners-survey-finds/48567
Related paper. The MOOC Phenomenon: Who Takes Massive Open Online Courses and Why?
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have commanded considerable public attention due to their sudden rise and disruptive potential. The student population tends to be young, well educated, and employed, with a majority from developed countries. There are significantly more males than females taking MOOCs, especially in BRIC and other developing countries. Students’ main reasons for taking a MOOC are advancing in their current job and satisfying curiosity. The individuals the MOOC revolution is supposed to help the most — those without access to higher education in developing countries — are underrepresented among the early adopters.
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2350964

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Create HTML5 Interactive Presentations, Animations, infographics & banners

Create HTML5 Interactive Presentations, Animations, infographics & banners | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
Use Presenter to create free professional interactive HTML5 Presentations, animations, banners, Splash pages and more.

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, April 22, 2013 6:38 AM

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Alexander Abramov's curator insight, April 22, 2013 10:33 PM

Everything you ever wanted to know

Bilal W.Dawoud's curator insight, April 23, 2013 3:30 AM

A great new way to present your ideas?

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Which Learning Theory would be most appropriate for our Education System? Instructivism, Constructivism, or Connectivism | Initiate! What is learning design?

Which Learning Theory would be most appropriate for our Education System? Instructivism, Constructivism, or Connectivism | Initiate! What is learning design? | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
I know this would set out another fire, though you would surely like to know why this flame of debates about Learning Theory goes out? First, let's see the differences between Constructivism and In...

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Risky Business - Making Phenomenal Decisions (While Not Forgetting the Risk)

Risky Business - Making Phenomenal Decisions (While Not Forgetting the Risk) | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
Learn 5 easy-to-remember steps to maximize your control of risk in your business. Controlling risk means higher profitability - who does not want that?
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Libraries evolve with the times - Boston Globe

Libraries evolve with the times - Boston Globe | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
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Libraries evolve with the times
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Before leaving, he discussed how public libraries have changed over the years, how they remain relevant today, and how they are continuing to evolve in a digital age.
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The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

In this report, Cathy Davidson and David Theo Goldberg focus on the potential for shared and interactive learning made possible by the Internet.
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Ten Technology Trends That Will Change the World in Ten Years

For more info: http://www.cisco.com/go/ibsg/innovations At Cisco Live 2011, Dave Evans, Cisco’s chief futurist and chief technologist for the Cisco Internet B
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Research: Internet technology not fully exploited in teaching

Research: Internet technology not fully exploited in teaching | Learning Futures | Scoop.it
University educators mainly use internet technology for distributing course work. One researcher argues that educational institutions do not fully exploit the potential of online technology.
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