IUT Conference 2018 – Holistic approaches to online collaborative learning design

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Last week I attended the 43rd Improving University Teaching Conference held on the Charles Sturt University Port Macquarie campus. technologies support connected and collaborative pedagogies. technologies and social media.

What has been and what is yet to come

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The theme of the EADL conference this year is Connected Learning , and delegates will represent corporate learning and development, and other learning professionals from around the globe. My other keynote presentations will be at conferences in cities including Lisbon, Bruges and London.


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Back to #EDEN

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It's a professional community of educators interested in technology supported learning. In that year I was just starting out in the world of educational technology, and I presented some of my research at the EDEN summer conference in Poitiers, France.

Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

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I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Western Morning News earlier this week as a response to the comments from Ofsted and their advisers on the use of technology in schools. But why is technology still a bone of contention? Many children have a natural affinity with technology.

Making sense of digital

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I learn a lot from discussions on social media channels such as Twitter. Some might be aware that I established a chat for the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) a couple of years ago, which is dedicated to discussions around technology supported learning in all sectors.

10Q: Steven Anderson

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Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. He has been a prime mover in some of the most innovative projects for technology supported learning in the past few years.

Inspire to learn

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On 3-4 December I'll be in Manchester to present a keynote speech at the Inspire Conference , sponsored by the Higher Education Academy. The conference is themed around excellence in teaching of the social sciences, which reflects my own professional and academic background.


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I have hosted more than 2 dozen for EDEN over the last few years at conferences in Spain, Norway, Hungary and Sweden. eden19 Bruges digital badges Distance Education e-learning education European Distance and E-Learning Network games learning mobile learning Technology


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Barcelona - the home of Gaudi This year's EDEN annual summer conference kicks off in beautiful Barcelona later today with a welcome event and the awarding of several EDEN Fellowships. eden15 education learning MOOCs open education resources personal learning Technology

Support Struggling Readers District Wide with Assistive Tech


Two assistive technology teachers shared their experiences and recommendations during a recent edWebinar led by Terrie Noland, Vice President of Educator Initiatives at Learning Ally. A district-wide approach to assistive technology. Using assistive technologies effectively.

#ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”

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Simply adding technology to a classroom doesn’t make it an innovative space. How does the technology actually improve on what we’ve done in the past?” Murray and Sheninger, co-authors of Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today , published by ASCD in 2017, will be featured speakers at the #ICE18 conference in Schaumburg, Ill., They took some time to talk with EdTech prior to the conference.

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What is digital learning?

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Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. We live in unprecedented times where everything technology touches grows exponentially.

Barefoot keynote

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My opening keynote at the conference was preceded by a Maori Powhiri (welcoming ceremony) in the Marae (Maori sacred meeting house) followed by the ceremonial welcome which included the pressing of noses and foreheads ( Hongi ) with several of the university staff and dignitaries.