Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

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The future of education is technological. To resist technology, therefore, is to undermine students’ opportunities. To resist technology is to deny students’ their future. Its subtitle, The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power , underscores her argument that the acquiescence to new digital technologies is detrimental to our futures. These technologies foreclose rather than foster future possibilities.

Smartphone Learning

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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). Such media can be submitted to an e-portfolio or blog (e.g.

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The Politics of Education Technology

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” I mean, yes, I’m totally making up the framing of the “trends” angle here (in the hopes, I confess, to defanging all those ridiculous clickbait articles that just list a bunch of shiny new consumer technology products and predict that they’re poised to “revolutionize school”). The business of education technology overlaps with the politics of ed-tech. There is No Technology Industry (There is Only Ideology). Technology is a system.

Separation and connection

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We are witnessing a time where a mobile world wide web of connections is proliferating, and in which social mores, human relationships and communication conventions have been irrevocably changed. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

Our mutual friends

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It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Milgram theorised that it could be established that no-one is separated from anyone else in the world by more than six social contacts.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

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In 2005, Joan Didion published The Year of Magical Thinking , which chronicles her husband’s death in December 2003, shortly after their daughter had fallen into septic shock and been placed an induced coma. I want to start this year’s review of education technology acknowledging grief. I want to start this year’s review of education technology sanctioning, if such a thing is necessary, our mourning. The media? Grief and Loss and Education Technology.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

When students can join a school esports team, it becomes a social experience. Without a school esports club, passionate gamers often feel left out of mainstream school social life. For one thing, strong social connections boost immune function. Social skills.

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Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

As technology changes and schools upgrade software, add new apps, change hardware or operating systems, and more, faculty, staff and students need training and support. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards.

It’s A Smartphone Life: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Have One

MindShift

These stats come from a new, nationally representative survey of media use among children ages 8-18, by Common Sense Media, which has been tracking this since 2003. Just ask Ashley Mingo, a junior at the Hudson High School of Learning Technologies in New York City. So an hour spent playing a video game while texting with your friends could be counted on the survey as two hours of media use. And girls also report liking social media much more than boys do.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.

Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

They project a slide on a topic of near-universal interest to teenagers – social media. Social media and technology are not agents of change. A lively discussion soon erupts over the pluses and minuses of social media.

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

MindShift

They project a slide on a topic of near-universal interest to teenagers – social media. Social media and technology are not agents of change. A lively discussion soon erupts over the pluses and minuses of social media. It’s 12:15 p.m.

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Fueled by social media, collaboration, and other online/offline learning endeavors, teachers and principals have quickly become the ambassadors for technology, initiating and catalyzing conversations in their buildings. Laura had returned to New Milford this past September and is literally constructing a modern day Library Media Center. Albrecht (2003) borrows two terms from physics - Entropy and Syntropy. New York: Amacon, 2003.

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How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

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He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . Understand how Boyer integrates technology into his course design. 3) Current events flash quizzes —Boyer creates a video podcast about a particular current event issue, creates a “flash” quiz on material covered in the podcast, and announces the quiz using social media.

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.

How To Make A Civics Education Stick

MindShift

At one Florida middle school, students learned about laws by writing bills — and in 2003, one of those bills made it to the Florida legislature. Plus, students are inundated with information from social media, and they need to learn how to wade through it all to find the facts.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

At the event, Carolyn Sykora , Senior Director of the ISTE Standards Program, shared that the 1998 standards described a landscape in which we were learning to use technology. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. link] (2003).

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

MindShift

Students who practiced discussion also became more interested in politics in a social way, and shared political thoughts with family, friends, and coworkers. Some have suggested that debate not be relegated to social studies class or an after-school club, but be integrated into every subject.

What Does the Popularity of Pokémon Go Mean for K-12 Gaming? A Q-and-A With James Gee

Marketplace K-12

He has written several books on the role of games and learning, including What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy (2003) and Language and Learning (2004). As a gamer, I’m just not personally deeply interested in the social media aspect.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

They and our session presenters will look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

But for teens, getting to know one another is often the domain of intimate friendships or curated identities on social media platforms. Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.

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Human 2.0

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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.

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Whilst there are still those who cling to older technology or who will forever sing the praises of “banging the phones” there’s very little doubt that technology has made a big impression on the world of HR and Recruitment. We’ve come a long way.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Prior to joining Simmons SLIS, Abels was the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor at the iSchool at Drexel, The College of Information Science and Technology.

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

The Innovative Educator

Over the last few years of the Speak Up survey, more students and administrators have signaled the importance of being able to access mobile devices in the classroom, whether through Bring Your Own Device policy consideration and implementation or through school-provided technology.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” For those keeping track of how great social media is for the future of education and knowledge and civics and such: “Last Year, Social Media Was Used to Influence Elections in at Least 18 Countries ,” says the MIT Technology Review. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” (National) Education Politics.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Prior to joining Simmons SLIS, Abels was the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor at the iSchool at Drexel, The College of Information Science and Technology.

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

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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.