Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

The focus of this post is on defining social identity as it relates to mobile technology. Cell phones and mobile technology has created a new level of social identity in which a person does not have to physically be present to categorize themselves or play a role expected when they perceive themselves as part of a group. In other words, mobile technology allows for a constructed social identity based on social asperations rather than physical social inclusion.

Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

Amongst several comments, one particularly struck a chord with me - "Yes, I see that you are humanizing technology". And although I did not use those words -- the fact that it humanized the technology was part of the reason I was excited about this form factor in a laptop.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Billions of dollars are spent across the world on technology with the hopes that it will lead to better results. Tom Murray and I shared this thought in Learning Transformed : Educational technology is not a silver bullet. As I have said for years, pedagogy trumps technology.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. Technology Literacy Challenge Fund.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). ANDERSON, T (2003).

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

Student graduation and thruput of students is dropping and our educational delivery method for our mobile, digitally driven next generation is failing. He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) When they finally meet in person, they feel they already know each other, even though their relationship has been mediated through text based messaging technology.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Shortly after receiving this Campus Technology asked for my reaction. Can we use our imagination and technology to build something new in the NMC’s ruins? NMC has attracted an unusual group, different from what you might see around other educational technology venues.

Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

To be successful in a knowledge economy, students will require the ability to complete non-routine tasks, solve unstructured problems, and employ technologies for communication, collaboration, and creation (Autor, & Price, 2013; Collet, Hine, & Plessis, 2015).

“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It It is exciting how every year there are new tools, technologies, and trends which keep my instruction and my students’ learning and assessments in constant renewal.”. Why do you feel passionate about innovation and technology in the classroom? I am very excited about all the free cloud-based technologies which are available for students, teachers, and parents.

New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund

Edsurge

From this second fund New Markets has already made several investments: Practice (formerly ApprenNet), a mobile video-based learning tool; Credly , a digital credentialing platform; and Noodle Partners. New Markets has supported 43 companies since its launch in 2003; edtech startups make more than 90 percent of its deals in the past five years, Palmer adds. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

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With the Help of Google and SF Muni, A Bus Sets Off to Serve City's High School Dropouts

Edsurge

The organization made its mark in 2003 when they created the nation’s first county jail charter school. The idea for a mobile classroom started in 2015, as Good and his team become increasingly concerned about the conditions their students were learning in. Education Technology Movers and Shakers CommunityHow many students can you fit onto a school bus? Legally—72.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Shortly after receiving this Campus Technology asked for my reaction. Can we use our imagination and technology to build something new in the NMC’s ruins? NMC has attracted an unusual group, different from what you might see around other educational technology venues.

True pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

A wiser decision would be for schools to explore safe, appropriate and effective use of mobile personal technologies to maximise learning. 2003) 'One size does not fit all': The pedagogy of online delivery of VET in Australia. Pedagogy is not about directing children.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

But our research into technology tools designed to connect students to online mentors tells a different story. Using technology, online mentoring programs can allow students who otherwise might never meet an engineer or lawyer to connect with working professionals. Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year.

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The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

This is the third in a series of blog posts on the future of learning and technology. In my previous blog post I examined the debate about whether we are becoming more intelligent or less intelligent as a result of our prolonged and habituated uses of technology.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

As innovators and early adopters of emerging technology we often find ourselves in the situation to help our colleagues. How do we best help them to understand the value of new technology and how it might benefit their students lives (rather than how might it help my fit into their classroom).

Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

Edsurge

In the education technology business, Larry Berger is considered—if not the smartest guy in the room, then certainly one of the wiser ones. Teachers do them on a mobile device or a laptop, or they do them one-on-one with kids. And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. What we quickly learned was schools were happier with something that was much more blended, meaning if I want to teach with technology, I can do that.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

In this paper, having revisited my previous speeches I''m going to try to gaze once more into the near future in an attempt to determine what education might look like in the light of the technological developments that comprise Web 2.0. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0

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3 ways Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers) paved the way for edtech

eSchool News

Using New Technology to Improve Education. Many parents were worried about exposing their children to the emerging new technology, and definitely did not view it as an educational tool.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

“The whole idea,” he told CNN in 2003, “is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.” The show is streamed millions of times a month, mostly on mobile devices.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0

“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

Szymon Machajewski has two passions: education and technology. Young professionals in most fields, not just the technology area, must adopt online tools to create personal learning networks and pursue learning throughout their careers. ” The Blackboard Exemplary Course Award highlights technologically rich, engaging, well-designed, and pedagogically sound courses that showcase best practices for the user community.

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content. A StoryCorps mobile recording booth in front of the New Jersey State Library.

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

In other words, the post-human condition emerges when humankind and technology merge to the point where they become a part of each other. We can understand cyborgs - and for many, the idea of a half-man, half-machine evokes deep seated fears about how far technology can go. Post human.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Then Bryan taught literature, writing, multimedia, and information technology studies at Centenary College of Louisiana.

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Then Bryan taught literature, writing, multimedia, and information technology studies at Centenary College of Louisiana.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.” ” The report is from the Technology for Education Consortium. (I’ve Education Politics.

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Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen Blumberg Technology Integrator The School at Columbia University BIO : Karen Blumberg is an educational technologist at The School at Columbia University working with faculty and students to integrate technology academically, respectfully, and responsibly.

10Q: Cathy N. Davidson

Learning with 'e's

The World Wide Web is not a technology--it is a mode of interaction and communication that potentially empowers any of us to contribute to one another's knowledge and well-being. Blaming technology for human distraction isn't anything new. The Web is a technology of life.