The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

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For those who don’t know what it is, eLearning refers to learning that utilizes electronic means to create a more dynamic and instructive learning environment. To that end, we’ve identified 10 trends that we believe indicate the future of eLearning and its role in the classroom. Adaptive Learning. Adaptive learning is a style of education where resources, activities, projects, and assignments are tailored to each student’s individual needs.

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How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. STEM Education

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The post How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. Featured Trends adaptive technology case study featured learning assessment resource This article was co-written by Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar and Ben Owens Many of today’s classrooms look very much like they did 100 years ago: rows of desks, students passively listening to lecture-based instruction, and a one-size-fits all method of instruction.

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Pearson Bets on Adaptive Learning (Again) With $25M Acquisition of Smart Sparrow

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Smart Sparrow , which provides course-authoring tools for faculty and instructional designers to build adaptive courseware, has found a new home in a much bigger nest. On its website , the company claims it has more than 700 institutional customers across the K-12, higher education and corporate learning space. In recent years, Dror-Naim says his team has been building the next iteration of its adaptive course-creation tool.

Want Adaptive Learning To Work? Encourage Adaptive Teaching. Here’s How

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we have been using adaptive learning since 2012, and we believe that a single constituency—painted by some as a barrier to the adoption of new technology in the classroom—is largely responsible for our success: our faculty. But when a scaled implementation leverages faculty expertise and feedback during all stages, the culture shifts, and faculty move from being skeptical of adaptive learning to being advocates for it. At Colorado Technical University (CTU).

It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

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In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), one of the 12 partner organizations of Every Learner Everywhere, was charged with identifying and understanding innovations in the digital education landscape. To those working in higher education, some of the trends presented by the team may not have come as a surprise.

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6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry

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The e-learning industry is constantly evolving. With new learning technologies and techniques always emerging and evolving, it can be hard for anyone involved in creating and delivering learning materials to keep up. E-learning trends come and go. Some current trends that shape up the e-learning industry at the moment are rather new, others are currently under the spotlight, while others are proven tactics that will continue to lead to great results.

5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019

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From using YouTube to learning platforms , technology is increasingly enmeshed with the modern classroom. As education institutions fully embrace integrating technology in their pedagogy, here are 5 EdTech trends educators need to watch this year: Integrated Learning Solutions. Integrated learning solutions provide multi-platform opportunities for children to learn. Learning Analytics. Technology is fast reshaping the education landscape.

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Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

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At its core is the idea that meaningful learning is a creative process. Within this fluid environment, educators are striving to adapt. One important adaptation is the shakeup of classroom design. Schools are creating classroom layouts that support successful 21 st century learning. The ability to rearrange components supports the many faces of constructive learning. 21 st century classrooms design trends utilize many new layouts, including: Flexible seating.

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Top e-learning trends to keep an eye on in 2020

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If e-learning came to life as a method to augment face-to-face learning, it is now an approach to education that is bigger than the traditional method it was meant to support. The world of education has adopted digital learning as a reliable way of delivering instruction, assessing student progress and supporting better academic outcomes. Learning and teaching through an online medium has become very popular over the last years and there are no signs of slowing down.

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7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

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Whether they used online courses as a stand-alone teaching technique – or as part of a blended learning environment – teachers did their best in delivering the best education they could. 7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017. Without further ado, here are seven e-learning trends that could shape the edtech landscape in 2017: Gamification. Students like a gamified learning environment, no matter their age. Adaptive learning.

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Meet the Platform That ‘Gets to Know You’—and Cuts Test Prep Time in Half

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So it is with some authority that he sings the praises of adaptive test prep technology. Don Phan For the past year, Phan has been using the adaptive test prep platform by The Edge, a Hong Kong-based test preparation, admissions consulting, and academic tutoring business that is expanding into the US. Another advantage to adaptive test prep: For kids whose parents can’t afford to spend thousands of dollars on a top-level private SAT tutor, it can be a great equalizer.

Meet the Platform That 'Gets to Know You'—and Cuts Test Prep Time in Half

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So it is with some authority that he sings the praises of adaptive test prep technology. Don Phan For the past year, Phan has been using the adaptive test prep platform by The Edge, a Hong Kong-based test preparation, admissions consulting, and academic tutoring business that is expanding into the US. Another advantage to adaptive test prep: For kids whose parents can’t afford to spend thousands of dollars on a top-level private SAT tutor, it can be a great equalizer.

ISTE 2015: 6 Tech Trends on Education's Horizon, 2015–2020

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Frank Smith The influence of 3D printing, adaptive learning technologies and wearable technologies in the classroom is growing. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Game-based Learning Leadership Management

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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John Warner made the connection between Theranos and ed-tech in an op-ed published on Inside Higher Ed, noting the parallels between the claims about companies poised to revolutionize education, often made by those without much experience or expertise in teaching and learning and the claims that Holmes and her company made – claims that those with experience and expertise (biologists and chemists and medical engineers, for example) knew simply weren’t true.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

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4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. From learning analytics tools providing students with instant feedback on their work to virtual reality facilitating field trips to faraway lands to 3D printers filling makerspaces, the classroom looks quite a bit different than it did just five years ago. Here are some expert opinions on the four major trends of the year: SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks!

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

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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.

Future Trends Forum #7 with Deanna Marcum: notes and video

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Deanna Marcum was our Future Trends Forum guest on March 21st , and offered excellent thoughts about the evolution of libraries. Marcum replied by mentioning her new project, working with UMUC ‘s center for adult and international learning to expand their use of open education resources. One finding was campus leaders’ preference for adaptive learning over other edutech offerings. Mark Ulett saw contradiction between two different trends.

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

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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.

Twitter Chat: Big Tech Players Fight for Control of School Market

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Marketplace K-12 Exclusive Data Market Research Market Trends Personalized/Adaptive Learning Pricing Product Research Software/HardwareTune in to an EdWeek Market Brief Twitter chat on Tuesday, May 23 at 8 p.m. EST, using the #TechTitansChat hashtag, for more information about the exclusive story and survey. The post Twitter Chat: Big Tech Players Fight for Control of School Market appeared first on Market Brief.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

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Here I’d like to identify trends from 2015 which seem likely to persist or grow over the next year. I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population.

Education Week and EdWeek Market Brief to Provide Briefings, Coverage at ISTE in Chicago

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Hear from our experts at ISTE about what principals think of educational technology, key market trends to watch, personalized learning and the future of work, and more. Marketplace K-12 Assessment / Testing Canada China Conferences Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Future of Work Global / International Markets India ISTE Market Research Personalized / Adaptive Learning personalized learning

10 Inspired Tech Trends Every Teacher Should Know About

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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. Brubaker’s also big on Vocabulary.com , which uses adaptive learning to gauge the words students know and then test them in a game he compares to Quizlet Live, where it assigns kids to random teams and gives them points for right answers.

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Trends, challenges, and developments for higher education’s next 5 years

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Key Trends Accelerating Higher Education Technology Adoption. Long-Term Impact Trends: Accelerating technology adoption in Higher Education for five or more years. Mid-Term Impact Trends: Accelerating technology adoption in Higher Education for the next three to five years. Redesigning Learning Spaces. Shift to Deep Learning Approaches. Short-Term Impact Trends: Accelerating technology adoption in Higher Education for the next one to two years.

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10 Emerging Education Technologies

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What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? These technologies represent some of the cutting edge tools and trends in education. Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computing

How AI’s ‘Endless Well of Patience’ Can Augment What Teachers Do

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One edtech company that has embraced an AI-plus-human-teacher approach is Squirrel AI Learning , a Chinese company that has opened over 2000 after-school learning centers in more than 400 cities across China in the past three years. Students at a Squirrel AI Learning center. In Li’s view, that personal learning path is essential; he believes that group-based instruction is a waste of time. Students at a Squirrel AI Learning center.

Do It Right the First Time: How to Maximize Your Edtech Investment

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From cutting-edge computing and cloud services to data-driven instruction and adaptive learning, K-12 edtech solutions are abundant. Create a plan, and stick to it Rather than reinvent the wheel, Houston’s Aldine Independent School District turned to other districts’ learnings before committing to their own edtech investment. Visit Promethean to explore learning solutions for your school or district.

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The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

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Marie Cini is the president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. So with these guidelines in mind, I’ve chosen six areas where edtech has made an impact this decade: Learning Management Systems. Learning analytics. Adaptive learning systems. In fact, I think some of the biggest edtech trends have been rather.

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From Mexico to China: Why the World is Interested in the United States Edtech Market

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The United States is expected to lead the charge, followed by countries in Asia and Europe, so it may come as no surprise that people interested in edtech are traveling from all over the world to learn from, sell to and acquire U.S. We are using iPads for our fourth to ninth grade students, and we are looking for apps and websites for our students to learn [on the devices with],” says Najera. My company sent me here to check out the trends in the United States.

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The future of libraries and what higher ed leaders think of education: Deanna Marcum on the next Forum

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Next up on the Future Trends Forum is Deanna Marcum, from Ithaka S+R. Ithaka S+R’s Rayane Alamuddin, Martin Kurzweil, and Daniel Rossman assembled and queried a 110-person panel, seeking institutional leaders’ and experts’ opinions on a wide range of subjects, from adaptive learning to free tuition. For more information about Future Trends Forum, including notes from and recordings of previous discussions, click here. Future Trends Forum libraries

Six trajectories for education and technology

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The director of EDUCAUSE ELI describes six major trends (he calls them “trajectories”) for technology and education. Malcolm Brown begins with three major drivers: personalization, hybrid learning, and big data. education and technology trendsIt’s a very impressive article, packing a lot of insight into a short space.

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

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“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. Adaptive learning companies haven’t shied away from the analogy either, as descriptions of themselves as “ a sort of Netflix for learning ” are not unusual.

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What next with the LMS? A conversation with Phill Hill, continued

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What will the learning management system ( LMS ) become? Yesterday the Future Trends Forum met with Phil Hill of E-literate and Mindwires to explore this question, based on Phil’s extensive expertise. Student Success – Does the LMS improve learning? Have you seen any trends in terms of schools with more than one LMS – are places consolidating or fracturing? education and technology Future Trends Forum LMS

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What next with the LMS? A conversation with Phill Hill, continued

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What will the learning management system ( LMS ) become? Yesterday the Future Trends Forum met with Phil Hill of E-literate and Mindwires to explore this question, based on Phil’s extensive expertise. Student Success – Does the LMS improve learning? Have you seen any trends in terms of schools with more than one LMS – are places consolidating or fracturing? education and technology Future Trends Forum LMS

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What 5 chatbots tell us about the future of HE

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They can also learn together with a friend… and that’s what Stanford University’s Quizbot is. Read more: For effective learning, teach students how to learn. Considering that Jill Watson was first introduced in 2016, the use of chatbots in Higher Ed is still a new trend.

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples. Adaptive learning platforms and learning algorithms. metrics of “school success” which causes parents to question how learning effectiveness is measured (see also #20). 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. by Terry Heick.