The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. These are the best TED Talks for any educator because they make us laugh, warm our hearts, break down barriers, and always inspire us to dig a little deeper and push a little harder.
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Obsolete in 21st century education (schools, colleges, universities,...)
I agree with most of the points. The only one where I paused to analyse my emotions was the one with Facebook - just because I hear that many young people are pulling out of Facebook - may be there is or will be a service that pulls tagged items from different social networks to allow people to use at school/Uni those social networks that suit them best, I.e. a move away from 'one size fits all' .
"Is it better to present large amounts of information the same way to all learners, or should the presentation depend on the reader’s level of knowledge about the topic? The results of a study offer important insights about this question for eLearning design."
Via Jenny Pesina
• an overview of the current UK MOOC landscape, illustrating the rich and to date rather neglected history of innovation in open course delivery within the UK during the period preceding our engagement with the large MOOC platforms and the launch of FutureLearn;
• a literature review which addresses key areas of concern within the current published and grey literatures on MOOC pedagogy and associated contextual issues; here we outline what we see as the most important themes currently driving the MOOC pedagogy debate;
• a series of ‘snapshots’ of current UK MOOCs, with an emphasis on looking at the detail of teacher practice, and on approaching the question of MOOC pedagogy from the position of the active teacher-practitioner;
• a conclusion which brings together themes from the literature review with the ‘snapshots’ in order to outline what we consider to be the most pressing issues the UK higher education community should be addressing in relation to MOOC pedagogy.
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We spend so much time in education trying to make things better. Better policies. Better technology. Better standards. Better curriculum. Better instruction. Better assessment. Better response to assessment data. And too with research, teacher collaboration,...