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Education Technology Predictions for 2019

Education Technology Predictions for 2019 | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

While many EdTech enhancements, such as digital text books and the increased use of video have had demonstrable results; other emerging styles, such as adaptive learning have shown some progress, but are yet to deliver definitive results.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 1, 3:44 AM

Some interesting reading.

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Free Templates Help Clear Obstacles to Educational Research

Two universities have shared free tools to help reduce the obstacles involved in conducting ethical educational research. Carnegie Mellon University and Duke University have both created templates that others can use when they want to study students as part of research work involving teaching practices.

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The Digital Literacy Competency Calculator (DLCC)

The Digital Literacy Competency Calculator (DLCC) | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
The Digital Literacy Competency Calculator (DLCC) is a web-based tool for representing the connection between digital literacy competencies and the teaching and learning practices that produce them.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 6, 5:45 AM

This looks useful.

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Advice for faculty members on how to teach students how to learn (opinion)

Advice for faculty members on how to teach students how to learn (opinion) | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Colleges have long dismissed the skill of learning as mere study skills, but there’s growing interest in giving students a richer sense of how to gain knowledge, argues Ulrich Boser.
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7 Ways to Inspire Divergent Thinking in the Classroom

7 Ways to Inspire Divergent Thinking in the Classroom | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
The world is unpredictable. The corporate ladder is now a maze, which means our students will need to think divergently. In this article, we explore how to integrate divergent thinking into our everyday classroom practices.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 20, 8:02 AM

Some great ideas.

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Key Issues in Teaching and Learning | EDUCAUSE

Key Issues in Teaching and Learning | EDUCAUSE | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

2019 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning Each year, ELI surveys the higher education community to determine key issues and opportunities in postsecondary teaching and learning. 

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ThisPersonDoesNotExist Is A Terrifying Glimpse Of What Neural Networks Are Capable Of - Digg

ThisPersonDoesNotExist Is A Terrifying Glimpse Of What Neural Networks Are Capable Of - Digg | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
AI-generated fake images and videos can occasionally be funny, but usually they're a scary look into an all-too-near future where we can't distinguish the real from the fake. ThisPersonDoesNotExist falls firmly in the "scary" box.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 17, 5:55 AM

Thanks to Dennis Swender. 

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Why A Chatbot Transforms The Learning Industry: Could Your Next Learning Buddy Be One?

Why A Chatbot Transforms The Learning Industry: Could Your Next Learning Buddy Be One? | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

A well-designed chatbot can deliver a game-changing learning experience to sustain interest, maintain engagement, and drive better outcomes in knowledge and skills retention.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 8, 5:22 AM

Anyone using one yet???

Terese Bird's curator insight, February 8, 5:32 AM
I saw a good example of this at Georgia State https://success.gsu.edu/initiatives/reduction-of-summer-melt/
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Preparing Young Learners for Life Beyond the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Preparing Young Learners for Life Beyond the Fourth Industrial Revolution | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Children must learn empathy, socialization, and the oft-cited life skills of creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and collaboration. Education technology (devices, computers, software, and pedagogy associated with these tools) must be utilized to create an experience that enables children to acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for life, not just for the next industrial revolution. Considering this collective need, how should instruction be carried out, and what role should technology play in our world of instant access?

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 4, 4:46 AM

A recommended read.

PierrePortevin's curator insight, February 5, 4:37 AM
A brilliant initiative, with plenty of resources...

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Open Textbook Library

Open Textbook Library | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Make a difference in your students' lives with free, openly-licensed textbooks. Textbooks every student can access and afford Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.
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International Journal of Open Educational Resources

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Latest issue is here. IJOER Volume 1, Issue 1 Fall 2018/Winter 2019 IJOER Special Sections

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OER myths - Faculty guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) - Research Guides at Tacoma Community College

OER myths - Faculty guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) - Research Guides at Tacoma Community College | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
This guide is designed to help TCC faculty find, create, evaluate, and incorporate open educational resources for instruction.
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You Can Follow This Topic . . . AND also . . . click filter icon, top, right to view the extensive index.

You Can Follow This Topic . . . AND also . . . click filter icon, top, right to view the extensive index. | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it

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New Findings Inform the Laptop versus Longhand Note-Taking Debate —

New Findings Inform the Laptop versus Longhand Note-Taking Debate — | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Taken together, these recent findings show that the means by which notes are taken (longhand or laptop) seem not to matter much – and for delayed tests and when opportunities for studying the notes are given, not at all. The original explanation that a longhand-superiority may be due to the notes having less verbatim overlap does not hold because despite finding that indeed verbatim overlap is larger in laptop notes this did not lead to a reliable decrease in test performance later on.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 28, 5:23 AM

Well worth a read, but we are still applying new technology to a very dated way of studying.

MrBieb's curator insight, March 1, 4:00 AM

In mijn ogen het belangrijkste in het stuk, the concluding remarks': "The main recommendation that can be given based on the studies presented is: Make sure that the students capture the main ideas and concepts in their notes that they will need to know later on. Emphasize those ideas when you teach, ask in-class questions about those ideas (retrieval practice), and return to those ideas at different points in time (spaced practice)."

En eigenlijk hoort dat standaardpraktijk te zijn.

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Digital Fluency vs Digital Literacy

Digital Fluency vs Digital Literacy | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
I’ve been doing a bit of research on digital literacy/fluency over the past few months, wondering what initiatives and programs are currently being offered at our post-secondary institutions …

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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, March 15, 10:26 AM
This is so true.  All our students should be leaving school with the ability to use digital media/resources well. 
 
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Reframing the Conversation about OER | Digital Tweed

Reframing the Conversation about OER | Digital Tweed | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
It's time to move the OER conversation beyond the cost of course materials to focus primarily on the quality of OER course resources.
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Essay about how white male students dominate discussions sets off debate at Dickinson and beyond

Essay about how white male students dominate discussions sets off debate at Dickinson and beyond | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Dickinson student's essay sets off intense debate there and elsewhere about who dominates classroom discussions. While piece has been pummeled in conservative blogosphere, issues related to who speaks in class concern many in academe.
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Open educational resources in higher education: A guide to online resources | Goldberg | College & Research Libraries News

Open educational resources in higher education: A guide to online resources | Goldberg | College & Research Libraries News | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
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Announcing the Frictionless Data Tool Fund –

Announcing the Frictionless Data Tool Fund – | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Apply for a mini-grant to build an open source tool for reproducible research using Frictionless Data tooling, specs, and code base Today, Open Knowledge International is launching the Frictionless…
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Good Tool for Creating Classroom Posters via Educators' tech

Good Tool for Creating Classroom Posters via Educators' tech | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Teaching, Tech and Twitter: Better Together! Creating Collaborative HyperDocs

Teaching, Tech and Twitter: Better Together! Creating Collaborative HyperDocs | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
My first experience collaborating on a HyperDoc with someone not at my school site was about a year ago when Justin Birckbichler and I worked together to create a Digital Citizenship HyperDoc (focusing on plagiarism) for 4th/5th grade. It was so much fun creating a HyperDoc with someone who lives all the way on the other side of the country! With the power of Twitter and Google Apps it's easy to get connected, collaborate and share. It motivated me to start collaborating with even more passionate teachers outside of my school to create HyperDocs that I would never have been able to create on my own!

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What the fourth industrial revolution could mean for education and jobs by @SchleicherOECD #OECD

What the fourth industrial revolution could mean for education and jobs by @SchleicherOECD #OECD | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
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A Wonderful Platform to Help Students Explore World Cultures and Arts

A Wonderful Platform to Help Students Explore World Cultures and Arts | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
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Open Educational Resources (OER) | SkillsCommons

Open Educational Resources (OER) | SkillsCommons | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
What are Open Educational Resources? Open educational resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed documents and media that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes. It is the leading trend in distance education/open and distance learning domain as a consequence of the openness movement. SkillsCommons and OER SkillsCommons is a free and open online library containing free and open learning materials and program support materials for job-driven workforce development. The Open Educational Resources (OER) are produced by community colleges across the nation and can be found, reused, revised, retained, redistributed and remixed by individuals, institutions, and industry. Learn More About SkillsCommons    About SkillsCommons  – learn about SkillsCommons and the role we play in TAACCCT.    SkillsCommons Team Members – learn more about the team members working on SkillsCommons.     TAACCCT Learning Network – learn more about the collaborations supporting TAACCCT grantee success.
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Math games for Teachers and Students - via educators' tech 

Math games for Teachers and Students - via educators' tech  | Affordable Learning | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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