How a Parody Twitter Account Helps Decode the Hulking Educause Conference (And What to Expect This Year)

Edsurge

EDUCAUSE_HULK , the long-running parody Twitter character who captures the spirit of the event with simple pronouncements in all-caps. Improving Learning and Teaching with Learning Analytics: What Do Teachers Want? Open Badges Update and the IMS Global Open Badges Extensions in Education Project with Brenda Perea (Colorado Community College System), Mark Leuba (IMS Global Learning Consortium), Anthony Newman (Purdue University), Jonathan Finkelstein (Credly).

Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

Educational Technology Guy

It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. assessment data learning management system lmsOtus is an interesting product, created by educators.

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4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

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. Twitter.

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

This year we continue with a high profile social media coverage, including a dedicated Twitter channel (follow @edenconference on Twitter and also the #EDEN15 hashtag) and liveblogging from the plenary sessions. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

And as many of these technologies do not monitor student performance, learning difficulties are not tracked or identified early; preventing intervention with supplementary and personalised supports. Tip Tap Tap Interactive School desk and combined Learning Content Management System.

Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

Tam Nguyen Twitter: @TechGuyTam Orange Unified School District We wanted to alleviate those roadblocks so teachers could adopt instructional technology in the future. This is important because when students can engage with information—through conversation, projects or hands-on activities—followed up by reflection, they construct learning. Usage Analytics: Track how often district resources are used.

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Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 4

Bryan Alexander

The focus now is technology for personalized learning, including data analytics. In fact, the frequency of treating alone accounts for most of the variation in learning outcomes…” Plug this into the digital world, and.

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Online Learning Consortium 2014 – How We Discuss the Future of Higher Education

Improving Education Environments

I presented at the Online Learning Consortium’s Annual Conference today about MOOCs as a phenomenon, specifically my Delphi research done in partial fulfillment of my Ed.D. What is most interesting to me from the first day of #aln14, however, is how my research plays into the emerging discussion of online learning as happening at this year’s conference. It started with a Twitter conversation Tuesday night with Alexandre Enkerli and Mathieu Plourde about the MOOC acronym.

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The Future of Learning, via Museums #MCN2014

Improving Education Environments

Two of these three institutions have rune MOOCs through Coursera, and the third has been researching emerging models of online learning as well as partnered with Khan Academy to produce video content.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2012, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education sued Boundless Learning, claiming that the open education textbook startup had “stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights.”

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Whole-Class Learning is Here.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

" Hopefully, not shades of future conversations about learning analytics. Tagged on: March 7, 2017 Facebook program at school causes controversy | Cincinnati.com → The dispute centers around the new Summit Learning Platform, an online program developed by Facebook and a group of California-based charter schools. Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Filter bubbles are bad, including in educational technology.

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The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

This series is meant to serve in-depth exploration of the events of the past year and an analysis of how these events shape the way in which we imagine and prepare for the future of teaching and learning. Learning to Code. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Online Learning. Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told.

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The Weaponization of Education Data

Hack Education

A hacked school Twitter account in Florida. More data collection will improve student learning and student outcomes. ” “The Higher Ed Learning Revolution,” as NPR put it: Tracking Each Student’s Every Move.“

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), Digital Identity, and practical classroom uses of virtual worlds. Till August 2012 I worked as a researcher at the National Research council of Canada on their Personal Learning environment Project.

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Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. Look out for rhizomatic learning. There will be an increasing demand for skilled learning designers. TL;DR. Wizard by seanmgrath.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Mozilla announced it is handing the Open Badges initiative to the IMS Global Learning Consortium. Twitter announced big layoffs this week – 9% of its staff – and said it would shutter its video app Vine. Via Campus Technology : “ Learning Objects Debuts Competency-Based Education Platform.” ” “What You Need to Know About Learning Analytics ,” according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Presidential Campaign Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The learn-to-code company Treehouse has launched “Techdegrees,” “a guided-learning experience designed to prepare students for entry-level developer jobs at companies across the country.” ” [Insert Course Signals learning analytics joke here.].

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : ”Why Twitter Is Calling Abigail Fisher ’ Becky With the Bad Grades ’: A Brief Explainer.” The company behind the ACT on Wednesday announced plans for a Center for Equity in Learning, which will focus on helping underserved students succeed in college and the work force.” ” Via Edsurge : “ Adam Bellow Becomes CEO of Breakout EDU to Spread Gamified Learning.” Education Politics.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. Look out for rhizomatic learning. There will be an increasing demand for skilled learning designers. TL;DR. Wizard by seanmgrath.

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