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Learning theories and online learning

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Marta Torán's curator insight, July 30, 5:35 AM

Un gran artículo de Tony Bates que revisa las teorías de aprendizaje y el aprendizaje on-line-

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Why lectures are dead (or soon will be)

Why lectures are dead (or soon will be) | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it

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LLZ Uni Halle's curator insight, Today, 12:27 AM

"(...) There are two important conclusions from the research: 1. Even for the sole purpose for which lectures may be effective – the transmission of information – the 50 minute lecture needs to be well organized, with frequent opportunities for student questions and discussion. (Bligh provides excellent suggestions on how to do this in his book.) 2. For all other important learning activities, such as developing critical thinking, deep understanding, and application of knowledge – the kind of skills needed in a digital age – lectures are ineffective. Other forms of teaching and learning – such as opportunities for discussion and student activities – are necessary. (...)"

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How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
"n less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion now have access to a working mobile phone. Africa, which had a mobile penetration rate of just 5% in the 1990s, is now the second largest and fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, with a penetration rate of over 60% and climbing." Cited From: http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/how-educators-are-practicing-mobile-learning/#ixzz38DAMUBd0"
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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 25, 11:54 AM

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning

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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
To inspire more inquiry in the classroom, blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five questions to routinely ask students.
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A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor

A School That Ditches All the Rules, But Not the Rigor | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
How can we make school a joyful experience without sacrificing rigor? What's the best way to measure true learning? What's the purpose of school?
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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning

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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning
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David Hain's curator insight, June 26, 12:23 AM

Give a man a fish...

Andrea Johnson's curator insight, July 15, 7:18 AM

Wasn't learning the goal all along?

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‘Managing students’ technology’ equals ‘forcing them to sit and listen’

‘Managing students’ technology’ equals ‘forcing them to sit and listen’ | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
Calvin Hennick wrote: NetSupport’s Kingsley is more skeptical. He laughs at the notion that students will studiously ignore text messages and social media updates from their friends and simply put their devices down when the ­teacher is talking.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, June 20, 3:39 PM
A bold response to a common concern in the classroom.
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What's the Future of the Workplace?

MIT professor Thomas Malone predicts that new technologies will enable more decentralized decision making and ultimately more freedom in business.
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Personal Learning: A Set of Three Talks - by Stephen Downes

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New Learning - by Stephen Downes

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Daniel Tan's curator insight, June 11, 4:43 PM

Knowing from "knowing" to "recognizing"!

Ilkka Olander's curator insight, June 12, 11:05 PM

But what is more fundamental is the change to our understanding of knowledge itself. We are shifting fromknowledge as remembering to knowledge as recognizing. The difference is that we understand knowing, not as an accumulation of facts, but rather, as a development of the self, of the creation of a 'mental muscle', which is in essence a set of reactions and instincts.

Sometimes, new knowledge looks like remembering, especially then the knowledge being applied is simple and straightforward. Sometimes it looks like a performance or skill, as when we perform a complex and adaptive task. Somethings it looks like mastery of the tools, as when we know exactly what and where to look up the information we need.

Daniel Tan's curator insight, June 13, 12:53 AM

Learning is moving from "knowing" to "recognizing"

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Together We’re Smarter: Tips for Using Digital Learning to Make the Most of Collective Intelligence

Together We’re Smarter: Tips for Using Digital Learning to Make the Most of Collective Intelligence | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Whenever I speak at a conference I take the same approach – I look for ways to get people talking to one-another and contributing to the session. I figure; we’ve got a room full of smart, highly ex...”
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Viktor Markowski's curator insight, April 18, 2013 8:30 AM

A simple but sound advice

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Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference? | Developing Your Digital Literacy

Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference? | Developing Your Digital Literacy | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Difference between digital literacy and digital citizenship. (#uosdiglit Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference?”
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Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education

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“ Why Some Teachers Are Against Technology In Education”
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Technology improves higher learning, it doesn't kill it

Technology improves higher learning, it doesn't kill it | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ As MOOC mania approached its peak in 2012, Anant Agarwal, the president of the Massive Open Online Course platform edX, claimed: Online education for students around the world will be the next big thing…”
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Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ I have been writing my PhD so haven't updated this blog for a while. Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to 'coalesce' and cohere in a...”
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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

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“ All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We…”
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Blended Learning and Student Retention | LISTedTECH

Blended Learning and Student Retention | LISTedTECH | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it

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3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ These three "gogies" of effective online learning will help you get a clearer picture of learning and eLearning in the digital age.”
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"Personalized Learning" Is Redundant -

"Personalized Learning" Is Redundant - | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Dan Meyer has just published a provocative post called “Don’t Personalize Learning,” inspired by an even more provocative post with the same title by Benjamin Riley (as well as being a follow-up to Meyer’s post “Tools for Socialized Instruction not Individualized … Continue reading →”
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Ricochet Partners's curator insight, June 23, 2:15 PM

Although this article is aimed at classroom teachers the discussion on how humans learn (or don't learn) is relevant to us corporate trainers.

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Great Examples of How Content Curation Tools Can Be Effectively Used In Education

Great Examples of How Content Curation Tools Can Be Effectively Used In Education | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, June 19, 2:19 PM



An excellent showcase of best practices in curating content in education while using different tools and services.


Sue Waters pulls together a great number of very good examples, of how curated content can be effectively used in education.


The analysis includes relevant statistical data on the use of content curation tools, and several chapters providing examples of how different types of content curation tools have been effectively utilized within an educational context.


Tools covered: Storify, Slideshare, Scoop.it, Pinterest, Tweetdeck, Flipboard, Popplet, Mindmeister.

Content types covered: Blog posts, Visual notes, Infographics. 



Resourceful. 8/10


Full report: http://theedublogger.com/2014/06/12/curation/ 


Reading time: 6'




Biblio Teca's curator insight, June 20, 10:24 PM

This article covers the use of many different content curation tools including

 

Storify

https://storify.com/

which Margie mentioned recently, that allows a narrative thread to be run through information collated and shared

 

Flipboard

https://flipboard.com/

 

Which allows you to be your own newspaper tycoon... well sort of!

 

 

Thorsten Strauss's curator insight, July 14, 6:49 AM

Best practice: content curation.
Extensive, detailed and how-to enabling article. 

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Theory of Change in Education

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“A structure for thinking about initiatives & educational change”
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Zaha Hadid adds concrete and cantilevers to Issam Fares Institute

Zaha Hadid adds concrete and cantilevers to Issam Fares Institute | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
Zaha Hadid has completed a building for the American University of Beirut, which cantilevers out over a public courtyard and a series of elevated pathways.The IFI's design builds upon the institute's mission as a catalyst and connector between AUB, researchers and the global community. Routes, views and links within the campus converge to define the IFI as a three-dimensional intersection; a space for university's students, fellows and visitors to meet, connect and engage with each other and the wider world.The building takes full advantage of the region's tradition and expertise of working with in-situ concrete. Passive design measures, high efficiency active systems and recycled water technologies minimize the building's impact on the local and wider environment.More at the link...
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Pedagogical Practice - Pedagogical Repository

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Blogging as Pedagogy: Facilitate Learning

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“ Blogging should not be an add-on, not an isolated project, but should be seen as PEDAGOGY. Ann Davis shared a definition of Pedagogy beyond a simple "method of teaching" (unfortunately I was not a...” Learn more: - http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/practice-using-blogs-for-home-work-to-get-ict-skills-and-creativity/ - http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/what-you-should-know-about-blogging/ - http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/ideas-for-valuable-homework-practice/
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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 9, 4:05 PM

Los Blogs como herramienta pedagógica

Margarita Saucedo's curator insight, June 17, 8:03 PM

Un buen medio de comunicación

Tina Jameson's curator insight, June 19, 4:53 PM

If you are looking at 'blogging' as a possible classroom tool / strategy to use with students - then this infographic and accompanying 'blog' advice could be useful. 

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Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs! - Infographic

Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs! - Infographic | MyEdu&PLN | Scoop.it
“ Need some extra verbs? Here you go! ~Mia”
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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, June 7, 7:51 AM

Cute!

David Swaddle's curator insight, June 16, 8:28 PM

A nice infographic to keep at hand when writing questions and setting learning objectives.