?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. This is not to say that the mobile medium provides a better learning experience ; however, students' work schedules often prohibit them from dedicated time in front of a stationary computer. These mobile messages keep students connected to course material and let students know we care about them, but the system is still too one-size-fits-all.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. OER – Open Educational Resource (this can be any online materials that are free to use).

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ISTE Highlights: Tips for Effective Blended Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The panelists discussed current models of blended learning and provided visual examples of what these models looked like in various schools, classroom structure, open education resources (OER), learning management systems (LMS), creating flipped videos, flipped instruction , workflow, and challenges. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

However, sales of mobile learning, simulation-based learning, game-based learning, and “brain-training” software are all on the rise. market is the trend toward open and free educational resources, or OER. By guest blogger Leo Doran.

Six trajectories for education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Malcolm draws on those to illuminate the titular six: device ownership and mobile-first; the textbook and open educational resources (OER); adaptive learning technology; learning spaces; the next-generation learning management system (LMS); and learning analytics and integrated planning and advising services (IPAS). The director of EDUCAUSE ELI describes six major trends (he calls them “trajectories”) for technology and education.

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Technology and Casey Green on campus: Future Trends Forum #3, notes and full recording

Bryan Alexander

Community colleges are much more interested in OER than other sectors. For example, currently two-thirds of community colleges have launched mobile apps, but CIOs largely don’t see the deployment as effective. The LMS market is mature, although the tools are immature.

Home Internet Access for All Students Is a Game-Changer

Leadership Lounge

This issue is especially important for schools that have implemented educational technology game changers I’ve highlighted in previous blog posts: one-to-one computing , Open Educational Resources (OER) and learning management systems (LMS).

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

Bryan Alexander

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.).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

His wife is the co-founder of OER organization CK–12.). Via KQED’s Mindshift : “ MIT’s Scratch Program Is Evolving For Greater, More Mobile Creativity.” It’s 2017, and ed-tech is so “disruptive” that we’re still debating the LMS , a technology that is at least 30 years old (and that’s just if you date it to the founding of Blackboard. From WCET : “ In Defense of the LMS.”

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The NAACP endorses OER. ” Google announces more updates to its pseudo-LMS, Google Classroom. Inside Higher Ed examines the challenges facing LMS provider Blackboard. The mobile app maker has raised $11.9 Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” “ What does Trump’s executive order on education do? Not much,” says The LA Times’ Joy Resmovits.

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“Education recoded: policy mobilities in the international ‘ learning to code ’ agenda” by Ben Williamson, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Catarina Player-Koro, and Neil Selwyn. An LMS ! ” Via Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill : “ Top Hat ’s OER Announcement: Doubling down on faculty engagement.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Via Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill : “About That Cengage OER Survey.” ” Via The Atlantic : “How ‘ Daycare ’ Became ‘ School ’ ” Via Edutechnica : “4th Annual LMS Data Update.” US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week.

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His wife is also the founder of the OER organization CK12. ” Inside Higher Ed takes a closer look at a game called Givling , a mobile trivia app “that promises winners a payout of up to $50,000 on their student loan debt.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the massive review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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Winnie is a new mobile app that, according to Techcrunch , “helps parents find family-friendly places, share their experiences.” PowerSchool has acquired the LMS Haiku Learning for an undisclosed sum. ” From Lumen Learning’s David Wiley : “Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption.” Education Politics. “ Spending Bill Could Revive Year-Round Pell Grants.”

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“The UK government has published its 2016 HE White Paper, entitled Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice,” the Times Higher Education reports. “ OpenStax , Knewton introduce adaptive learning into OER.” ” From Mindwires Consulting: “ e-Literate Big Picture: LMS.” Education Politics. “ U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. Statement on the Anniversary of Brown v.