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As we embark on a new year, CT asks five IT experts to pick the winners and losers among the trends swirling in higher education.
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MOOC, Learning Analytics, OER, Flipped Classroom, Mobile Learning...
Personalized learning is on the rise for learners in our schools. Redesigned schools include personal learning plans, playlists of content tailored to fit each learner, adaptive curriculum, and access to learning anytime and anywhere. That's great for students but what about teachers? Where's the pe
We decided to try to get behind the hype by looking at what people are really searching for on Google.
look at the charts!
Seit der Bologna Reform wird an Hochschulen zunehmend über Kompetenzorientierung diskutiert – aber worum geht es eigentlich beim Kompetenzbegriff? Weinert hat eine vielzitierte Version des Kompetenzbegriffs auf folgender Weise zusammengefasst: „die bei Individuen verfügbaren oder durch sie erlernbaren kognitiven Fähigkeiten und Fertigkeiten, um bestimmte Probleme zu lösen, sowie die dam ...
Professors at Northwestern University are training students to build online identities that can advance their academic and professional careers.
"Because a 2-year-old can swipe their finger on an iPad, suddenly every young person, every child, is just universally knowledgeable about digital media," she says. "But there is so much more to using digital media than turning it on or starting an app."
Siempre he dicho que lo de los nativos digitales era un cuento chino,ahora,documentado.
Display Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed, April 22, 2014 The problem I have with competency-based prior assessment is that they're essentially loss leaders.
Die Bedeutsamkeit von Feedback im Lernprozess wird immer wieder betont (siehe dazu auch die Studie von John Hattie “Visible Learnig”).
Summary: The European Competition 2.0 asks teachers and educators to share the creative and effective ways they are using online resources or applications in their teaching practice.
Der Deutsche Hochschulverband (DHV) hat sich zur Online-Lehre zu Wort gemeldet (hier).
Kommentar zum Papier des DHV
"Google is using a new technology to automatically generate 3D buildings from 45-degree angle aerial photography made by overlapping passes of aircraft. The aerial photos are combined to create 3D models."
This technology of visualization I would name "3D landscape"
Tecnología para generar imágenes en 3D con Google Earth
We recently created a number of screencasts for clients to support software training. As public-facing screencasts for enterprise software, the standards had to be very high.
Collective Wizdom - An R&D Platform for Researchers, Academics and Students.
Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays...
The recent acquisition of French elearning company CrossKnowledge by US publisher Wiley is another failure by European Education Technology investors.
" (...) However, with US capital repeatedly appearing as the dominant force, the danger is that, long term, this will stifle European innovation and entrepreneurial attempts needed to drive the market forward, leading to a ‘one size fits all’ approach to e-Learning and digital content that would not suit the European education system. (...) "
The revelation that George Osborne has begun using Jawbone Up, the activity-tracking wristband that monitors how much you move during the day and whether you sleep enough at night, caused some mirth in Westminster last week.
Definitely something to watch out for in the future.
Preso.tv is the first and only hassle-free way for anyone to present their Powerpoint, PDF, and Word documents on smart devices and computers anywhere in the world, in real-time.
Currently in beta, Preso.tv is a free service that doesn’t require account registration. Users simply go to http://preso.tv, upload their file, and start the broadcast. Presenters can use an Android device or a PC or Mac, while viewers may use any brand of smart device or computer.
Works like a charm!
In beta, but looks interesting.
Perhaps distributed presenting platforms like this are beginning to work in parallel with and support traditional video and/or telephone conferencing?
The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Content Creation, Curation, Management curated by massimo facchinetti (The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master ~ Educational Technology...
Many educators are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning and implementing Education 3.0. This post compares the developments of the Internet-Web to those of education. The Internet has become an integral thread of the tapestries of most societies throughout the globe. The web influences people’s way of thinking, doing and being; and people influence the development and content of the web.
Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Androgagy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning
This education 3.0 concept combined with Keegan's levels of Ego Development should help educators and students in their question for glory.
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? - What elements of gaming can we harness for educational purposes?
I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, an...
"Blended learning incorporates multiple methods of instruction in order to customize the learning experience for each student, leading to increased student interaction and engagement."
The blended classroom is beginning to happen in many school districts. This infographic provides a great overview of blended learning. In addition to the section shown above, which looks at how teacher-led instruction connects to quality digital learning time to group work and projects (and the ongoing cycle) you will find sections on:
* Turning Computer Time into Quality Learning Time
* Empowering Teachers with Real-Time Student Performance Information
* Tying It All Together
Online learning happens in a variety of ways. This post looks at some of the critical features that must be included for an online or blended class to be successful.
This Infographic illustrates the best of both worlds in modern education!
At the Google Tip and Tricks for Conducting Online Research Infographic you will find crucial Google Tips and Tricks for conducting Online Research. Via: www.hackcollege.com
Das alte Denken muss zerschlagen werden, weil es hemmt, sagt Anja C. Wagner, eine der führenden Multimedia-Expertinnen in Deutschland und "Bildungsquerulanti...
"Das eigentliche Problem sind wir - meine Generation"
Bekanntermaßen dürfen Werke anderer Urheber für eigene Zwecke nur verwendet werden, wenn dafür eine Erlaubnis seitens des Urhebers vorliegt oder eine Ausnahmeregelung des Urhebergesetzes greift. Die Erlaubnis (auch Lizenz genannt) kann in einem individuellen Vertrag erteilt werden. In Betracht aber kommt auch die Verwendung vorformulierter Lizenzen, wie sie zum Beispiel von der Creative Common ...
Die Frage der Medienkompetenzvermittlung in der Schule ist keine Frage der Quantität, sondern es ist eine Frage, inwieweit die Schule die Pflichtaufgabe hat, in die Gesellschaft einzuführen, oder wie es früher so schön hieß, für das Leben zu lehren und nicht für die Schule selbst. Und wenn man für das Leben lehrt, muss die Schule heute auch den Umgang mit den Medien lehren und zwar auf zwei We ...