INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech


Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, participated to a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019. The event was hosted by Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR , a digital learning community for the Australian vocational education and training sector. Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Video learning and microlearning.

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Some powerful trends in higher education that you should know about.

Linways Technologies

Defining popular trend in education is tricky. Or more specifically, a highly research-driven listicle that features some of the most powerful trends to watch in higher education. . But these are some of the most popular trends, driving more educators and stakeholders to listen to what these have to say. Teachers need to have digital literacy Research mentality and continuous learning to stay updated. Learning concepts and approaches.


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100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here’s how Google describes it : “ The Chromebook App Hub , an online resource to help educators, administrators and developers work together to learn about Chromebook apps and activity ideas for schools. Idea Sparks are designed to help teachers create meaningful learning experiences for their students with Chromebooks. Learn more about ASSISTments.

10 Inspired Tech Trends Every Teacher Should Know About


The bevy of tech tips and trends brightening their classrooms—including 360-degree video, thoughtful ways to use Alexa, and the sleeper Google tool for improving note-taking and research. They're working with Alexa Skill Blueprints to create new assessments and letting kids ask for word definitions or simply to play soothing background music. It’s back to school season, and these teachers are excited.

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Jeff Bezos Wants to Go to the Moon. Then, Public Education.


Like bookstores, schools were, and to a large degree still are, understood to be buildings—physical spaces where learning and social interaction takes place. And if your child prefers a fully virtual setting, learning from home is normalized and supported.

Why Google Maps—not Netflix or Amazon—Points to the Future of Education


“He who controls the metaphor controls the debate.” – David Gergen Among the many lessons I learned from my time working for David Gergen, an advisor to four U.S What they mean essentially is a platform that can use big data to deliver the right learning experience at the right time for each learner. By definition, data is backward looking. By definition, data is backward looking. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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Nope! Why adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning

eSchool News

Sorry, adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning. way to increase educational return on investment, the latest of which is “adaptivelearning. This trend promises to deliver differentiated instruction, personalized to each student, at the optimal time, place and pace. He found that the most effective model of instruction is, by definition, individualized. Next page: Where adaptive software plays into personalized learning).

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years


In a fast-moving field like education technology, it’s worth taking a moment to take stock of new developments, persistent trends and the challenges to effective tech implementation in real classrooms. TRENDS. Deeper Learning: The expert panel identified several long-term trends that will greatly influence the adoption of technology in classrooms over the next five years and beyond.

The 2018 Horizon Report has appeared, thanks to EDUCAUSE

Bryan Alexander

Under “Long-Term Trends for Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for five or more years” were “Advancing Cultures of Innovation” and “Cross-Institution & Cross-Sector Collaboration.” For “Mid-Term Trends: (three to five years)” the report found “Proliferation of Open Educational Resources” and “The Rise of New Forms of Interdisciplinary Studies.”

A major report on digital learning from Arizona State University

Bryan Alexander

What are the best ways to support and structure digital learning? Last week Lou Pugliese joined the Future Trends Forum to describe a forthcoming research project he’d just completed. One text described it as looking into institutional return on investment (ROI) for digital learning. I recommend reading “Making Digital Learning Work: Success Strategies From Six Leading Universities and Community Colleges,” because this is important stuff.

The NEO Blog turns 2!


The combined effort of the entire NEO team — and all our readers — made our blog climb even more in the mighty list of all e-learning blogs , settling in the first 7%. We learned a lot in the past two years and if you’re not new to this blog, we hope you did too. E-learning and education technology seem like never-ending subjects. 7 E-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017. Why students love a game-based learning experience.

The 2018 Horizon Report has appeared, thanks to EDUCAUSE

Bryan Alexander

Under “Long-Term Trends for Driving Ed Tech adoption in higher education for five or more years” were “Advancing Cultures of Innovation” and “Cross-Institution & Cross-Sector Collaboration.” For “Mid-Term Trends: (three to five years)” the report found “Proliferation of Open Educational Resources” and “The Rise of New Forms of Interdisciplinary Studies.”

Can Online Education Lower Costs and Improve Quality?


Inspired by the breakout podcast Serial, four years ago two digital learning leaders at the University of Central Florida created their own podcast—focused on online learning instead of true crime. Not everyone thinks that’s possible, of course, and even Cavanagh, vice provost for digital learning at the University of Central Florida, admits that edtech can spark plenty of new ethical challenges along the way. Do you see that as a broader trend as well?

Reflections on Being Part of the NMC HE Horizon Report Expert Panel


This post is co-authored with Sheila MacNeill ( @sheilmcn ) is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University. She is also the current Chair of ALT (Association of Learning Technology). Definitely. My main concern with the report process is that we vote on what we think will be an upcoming trend in the future of education, but there is no way to know for sure why one of us chose to think and talk about and vote on a particular thing.

Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

The Hechinger Report

(From left to right) Sixth graders Mia DeMore, Maria DeAndrade, and Stephen Boulas make a number line in their math class at Walsh Middle School in Framingham, Massachusetts, one of 132 “Basecamp” schools piloting the Personalized Learning Platform created by the Summit charter school network. The change is part of a nationwide pilot program Walsh joined this year, one that could indicate just how deeply and how quickly the personalized-learning trend will penetrate the average classroom.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Platforming of Education ” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.” I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Teachers and the Future of Education" (the importance of teacher voice in education discussions, "Hack Your Education" (thinking about self-directed learning--Audrey''s in this proposal), and "Technology, Pedagogy, and the Silver Bullet" (addressing the myopia of some ed tech business ventures). of Text-Messaging at School A Big Step for Gesture-Based Learning? Yes, I know it''s not technology news, but somehow it''s indicative enough of other trends that I''m including it here.

Education Technology and the Ideology of Personalization

Hack Education

Facebook worked with the Summit Public Schools charter chain in order to develop this “personalized learning platform,” which it released last year and now licenses to other schools under the product name “Basecamp.” Basecamp is essentially a learning management system (with the adjective “personalized” appended to it). “Can Venture Capital Put Personalized Learning Within Reach of All Students?” Adaptive teaching software.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. You can learn anything online, Siegler argued.