We invite you to read our latest SVC2UK White Paper, “The Future of E-ducation“, written in collaboration with Gold Mercury International, the Corporate Vision® Strategy Think Tank. The Paper draws on many of the case studies from SVC2UK 2013 and explores what the future is likely to look like for teachers and students.
In our own impatient age, the Oxford English Dictionary is touch-typing toward a third edition, with 619,000 words defined so far, online updates every three months and a perma-gush of digital data to sort through. Graybeards are scarce today at its open-plan office, just earnest editors frowning at flat screens, occasionally whispering to their neighbors. For all the words here, few are spoken aloud.
In this paper from the field we will present an example of a Social Learning Analytics Tool to visualize real-time discussion activities in a MOOC environment. Practitioners and researchers can read how to implement and use such a SLA tool as a plugin in practice.
How To Fix Education: Flip It Upside Down? Forbes Nearly everyone agrees the online education is going to be huge, but ask what exactly that means in practice and how that will impact students, and the bickering begins.
This is a common concern of teachers who are new to project-based learning. Things can appear to be going smoothly -- students have been engaged by the project, they've been learning content and skills, they've been busy and meeting deadlines -- but their thinking is not as in-depth and their final products not as polished as they should be. If this is your experience, it's time to ask yourself some questions:
‘No Pens Day’ a success at St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls (A hands-free approach to teaching http://t.co/jqJWqqIlPo via @IrishTimes #edchatie ~ pretty sure loads of schools do No Pens Day though...)...
The book will be the first in a series of low cost interactive e-books that teachers will be able to download in different formats and take round with them on iPads, e-readers or as PDF and ePub on their computer. These books will always be available for just-in-time learning support and for new teaching ideas.
The Microsoft UK Blog for schools, featuring news for schools from Microsoft, case studies within education, and education ICT advice (RT @geraldhaigh1: @bobharrisonset @mberry 'Don't pilot the device, pilot the learning'.
E-commerce giant Amazon Inc has signed an agreement to acquire California-based TenMarks Education Inc, a provider of web-based solutions for teachers and… (#Amazon acquires e-learning #startup @TenMarks Education co-founded by @techtribes founder...
A Step by Step Guide to Create Presentations on Google Presentation on iGeneration - 21st Century Education curated by Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) (RT @TDOttawa: A Step by Step Guide to Create Presentations on Google Presentation -