30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. 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.

Our digital future 10: Cognitive courseware

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Examples of cognitive technologies include computer vision , deep learning, natural language processing , speech recognition, and humanised robotics. An example of this is the Hewlett Packard online customer support service.

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

Online Learning's 'Greatest Hits'

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MOOCs Recent virtual upstarts, MOOCs—massive open online courses—catapulted onto the global learning stage when Stanford University computer scientists Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig in 2011 came upon the bright idea of streaming their robotics lectures over the Internet. The term MOOC was coined by others in 2008.) Now in its seventh year, MOOCs crossed the 100 million learner mark, recently hitting 101 million.

Educators Make, Play, and Connect This Summer

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In Pittsburgh, kids might join the growing Maker Movement or pick up some engineering skills while making robots. With a click, anyone can learn about the skills needed to earn a badge, which skills the youth has mastered, and see examples of work. The MOOC is nonsequential, so anyone can join at any time. The first week, for example, reimagined how-to guides and explored how they align with connected learning. We know. You want to relax this summer.

Coursera Co-Founder Andrew Ng Wants to Bring ‘AI to Everyone’ in Latest Course

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In popular culture, artificial intelligence is used to describe anything from product recommendations to self-driving cars and futuristic robotic overlords. The course will cost $49 per month and will be hosted on Coursera, a platform for massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that Ng co-founded in 2012. (He offers through Coursera, which Ng teaches, have had wide appeal on the MOOC website.

How a Pandemic Could Change Higher Education

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One thing I do think is going to happen out of this: We know that, for example, our grandparents who lived through the Great Depression had a completely different attitude about things like food and money than we did, because they didn’t have much food and they didn’t have much money.

Building Skills, Inspiring Students through Hands-on Technology – Troy Smith, New Zealand

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Whether that’s with robotics, Minecraft , or Lego MindStorms, Smith makes sure his students work with real-world technology. ” Smith and his students have been building and programming robots by learning software and hardware development skills.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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He’s credited with co-teaching the first MOOC in 2008, introduced the theory of “connectivism”—the idea that knowledge is distributed across digital networks—and spearheaded research projects about the role of data and analytics in education. Rise of the robots Siemens has both an academic and an industry perspective on digital learning. He points to the learning management system as an example. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?

#DLNchat: How Could Artificial Intelligence Shape the Future of Higher Education?

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Sometimes an artificial persona (call it AI, virtual assistant, robot like ASIMO, whatever) can, in its failed attempt to be human, be truly tragic. Ask students to bring examples from the real world into the classroom.” RSVP for our next #DLNchat: How Have MOOCs Impacted Approaches to Student Learning? Do anthropomorphized forms of artificial intelligence serve students better than hidden bots?

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” The city uses algorithms, for example, to place students in public schools. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A call to rebrand MOOCs , from Edsurge. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via NPR : “Hi, Robot : Adults, Children And The Uncanny Valley.” It’s good to note when people describe things as “algorithmic decision making” and when they blame robots.).

The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

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Some problems are already being solved in creative ways by educators setting an example of the way forward, while others are more difficult and haven’t yet been solved.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

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I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.).

MIT’s Mitch Resnick on What ‘Toy Story’ Gets Wrong About the Future of Play

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We started the online class for the first time a few years ago when MOOCs were becoming population. We weren't very satisfied with what we saw in the early MOOCs. It felt to us a lot of the early MOOCs were just about delivering information and delivering instruction. Here's an example of something we're working on. If you’ve ever seen the Toy Story movies, you may remember the neighbor kid, Sid.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the credential section below. Via Class Central : “Analysis of 450 MOOC -Based Microcredentials Reveals Many Options But Little Consistency.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via The New York Post : “Doctors slam sex robot ‘family mode’ ” “Where Are The Robot Teachers ?” “ Robots in the classroom

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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

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” – that’s Sebastian Thrun, best known perhaps for his work at Google on the self-driving car and as a co-founder of the MOOC (massive open online course) startup Udacity. Where would you plot the Segway, for example? (In Virtual worlds in 2007, for example.

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Machine Teaching, Machine Learning, and the History of the Future of Public Education

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Pearson, for example, was founded (albeit as a construction company) in 1844 and acquired along the long history various textbook publishing companies which have also been around since the turn of the twentieth century. Thomas Edison famously predicted in 1922, for example, “I believe that the motion picture is destined to revolutionize our educational system and that in a few years it will supplant largely, if not entirely, the use of textbooks.”

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “ Should Children Form Emotional Bonds With Robots? Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Robot Learning Improves Student Engagement ,” the Communications of the ACM claims. Kiwicampus : a robot delivery service on campus. What a great example of placing the expectation of change on the individual and not on the structure. (National) Education Politics.

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For example, this story from the School Library Journal : “ Charter Schools , Segregation , and School Library Access.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “Analysis of Georgia Tech ’s MOOC-inspired online master’s in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Just a few weeks after Daphne Koller ’s announcement she was leaving the MOOC startup she co-founded, Coursera unveiled “ Coursera for Business ” this week, marking its pivot from “democratizing higher ed” to “ training corporate employees.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Humans, the Latest MOOC Feature.” Robots probably won’t take your jobs.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) ” MOOCs looked – for a short while, at least – like they were going to pivot to become LMSes.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm).

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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There may be no better example of this in 2017 than “personalized learning.” Indeed, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has paid for some of that very press coverage, funding for example “an EdSurge Research series about how personalized learning is implemented in different school communities across the country.” Edsurge, for example, received funding from the company this year, but there was no public announcement to that end.

Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

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“The Year of the MOOC” – I was summoned to Palo Alto, California for a small gathering to discuss the future of teaching, learning, and technology. Perhaps with this data, the MOOC providers can build a map of professional if not cognitive pathways.

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Smith, Director of Programs Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for STEM - Revolutionary or Evolutionary? Candidate VoiceThread for Digital Education - Kelli Stair- teacher/ writer An Example STEAM and Maker-Education Curriculum: From Puppets to Robots - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

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Or one for the Robotics Club, National Honor Society, Made with Code, Girls/Boys Scouts, etc. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). MOOC’s are usually free online courses offered by universities with no limit on enrollment.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ Monetizing A MOOC Platform.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ Coursera ’s CEO on the Evolving Meaning of ‘MOOC’ ” There’s more ECOT news – there’s always more ECOT news – in the “state and local politics” section above. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” Here, via Edsurge , is a great example of how, instead of investing in public infrastructure, schools wield ed-tech to outsource and privatize key resources for students and communities. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via The New York Times : “Meet Zora, the Robot Caregiver.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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” Note the significant difference in language in this headline from The Verge , for example – “ Harvard’s Root robot teaches kids how to code ” – and the way in which Seymour would describe the LOGO Turtle – that students would using programming to teach the robot. Some cities and states are considering making computer science compulsory – in Chicago , Virginia , Queensland , for example. See: the LMS, the MOOC.

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Via The Conversation : “What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as ‘shining example’ ” The school in question: the Excel Academy Public Charter School in DC which was closed for poor performance. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” edX is offering an online master’s degree with Georgia Tech : an OMS (online master’s in science) in Analytics. The Economist on “ The Return of the MOOC.” ” “ Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data ,” Campus Technology reports. Robots and Other (Ed-Tech) Science Fiction. ” Not Tressie McMillan Cottom, for example. Education Politics.

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See examples of how Shannon and I are doing it (poetry summit, virtual debate, author visits, class vista etc). Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays. Following recent conversations about the assessment capacity of MOOCs, this is a great topic! The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 25th Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. Mark Twain Welcome to the Learning Revolution.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” These headlines just kill me. ” More MOOC data in the “research” section below. ” According to Edsurge , Knewton is now a courseware company and not a “robot tutor in the sky.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” There’s some robot news in the privacy section below. (National) Education Politics.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Look at former Harvard President Drew Faust , for example! Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Speaking of terrible ideas taken up by terrible people and terrible companies, Andrew Ng – yes, of MOOC fame – says that we should be less concerned with making self-driving cars safe and more committed to training bystanders (pedestrians?

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A fabulous example of our healthy capitalist economy working its magic. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via The South China Morning Post : “ China ’s schools are quietly using AI to mark students’ essays … but do the robots make the grade?” Roombas, for example.