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Teacher Reboot Camp

Throughout the past 8 years, I have designed several online courses and MOOCs. I noticed this activity has become super popular in many online course; therefore, for The Goal-Minded Teacher MOOC ( #EduGoalsMOOC ), I decided to try another activity in case I had participants who had taken my previous courses. Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and other popular mobile apps make it super easy for users to add stickers and emojis to their images.

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Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

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The topics to be covered include: civic discourse, mobile technology in the classroom, student safety and digital citizenship, visual communication, 21st century communication and connected learning. To accomplish all of this, participants and facilitators will be working together as both learners and change agents in an open environment known as a Massive Open Online Collaboration (MOOC). MOOC Ends August 17. By Matt Williams, Educational Technologist, KQED.


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Credential Blockchains Could Help Student Mobility. These 4 Efforts Explore How.


Although research for the new report was largely conducted before the spread of COVID-19, its authors note that the pandemic will likely make learners even “more mobile, moving in and out of formal education as their job, health, and family situations change.”

Mobile learning and personal metrics

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There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore. The first principle in the article above relates to access, and states: "A mobile learning environment is about access to content, peers, experts, portfolio artifacts, credible sources, and previous thinking on relevant topics.

With New Online Marketplace, Community Colleges Hope to Better Compete With For-Profits


It’s a beneficiary of changes in federal technology policy that will increase the number of channels that televisions can receive, enable mobile devices to pick up broadcast video and make TV more interactive through internet connections.

How—and Why—We Can Improve the Future of Mobile Learning


When Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) were first introduced, people quickly realized these platforms could help students learn more effectively at their own pace on their own schedule. This development, combined with tremendous growth in mobile device usage due to improved technology, naturally led to a shift in mobile learning patterns. Despite this promising beginning, the role of mobile devices in the classroom and in education overall is still rather limited.

Friday 5 — 7.3.2015

Perry Hewitt

The first few years of widespread access to MOOCs have created a data trove for researchers. The first one: MOOC students are diverse, but trend toward autodidacts. This post outlines the in-demand skills for the hybrid marketer , which include social, mobile, and data/analytics skills along with a deep understanding the role of content. Friday Five age Friday5 harvard HBR marketing moocs online learning research search

The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos


He made the move to his new phase of scholarly life during a rush of enthusiasm for so-called MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses, that big-name colleges were starting to offer low-cost higher education to a wider audience. The vision was partly to be mobile. We were thinking about ways in which we could be portable and mobile, and that means really having a location-independent business from which we need to replace my salary. Education Technology MOOCs EdSurge Podcast

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Friday 5 — 5.22.2015

Perry Hewitt

Google is once again showing tweets in search results , starting with mobile. The MOOC (Massively Open Online Course) hype cycle peaked in 2012, but educators are still trying to crack the right formula for effective, online learning. Friday Five audio culture Friday5 map moocs music search spotify training twitter

How complex is learning?

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The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), the flipped classroom, games based learning, social media and mobile learning - on the face of it - seems to herald a new dawn for education. For example, is online learning, especially free and open offerings from MOOCs , a threat to contemporary education? AI education flipped classroom Games based learning Larry Cuban learning mobile learning MOOC Nicholas Carr pedagogy school Technology

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

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New trends have emerged including blended learning , personalised learning environments ( PLEs ) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), mobile learning and the flipped classroom. blended distance education flipped classroom learning learning environment mobile MOOCs PLE TechnologyIn recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space.

An Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning. IOC Athlete MOOC via Independent. College Readiness Math MOOC. iTDI Summer School MOOC For English Teachers. eLearning Higher Ed moocs pdAn Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015. by Class Central. EDUCATION & TEACHING (29). Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools. University of Houston System via Coursera. Go To Class | Next Session : 3rd May, 2015.

?The Future of Online Learning Is Offline: What Strava Can Teach Digital Course Designers


They were incredibly hardworking people, but the ones creating the most significant social impact in the world were also often too busy to finish a MOOC. An anesthesiologist trainee in Somalia could use a mobile phone to record himself setting up an operating tray and then submit it for assessment to trained experts. These things are happening in fits and starts across various MOOCs and online courses, but we don’t yet have a seamless, Strava-like platform for learning and teaching.

How Virtual IT Labs Prepare Students for Real-Life Work


When I joined Ashford, the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) had just started and it was quite an interesting movement. As online learning experiences become more and more realistic with technology like mobile devices, augmented reality and faster computers, we get better programs and better quality content. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning MOOCs Fully-Online School Data and Research Cloud Computing

#LearningIs everywhere

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Specifically, online programmes of study including MOOCs are still in great demand, and learning through mobile devices is at an all time high. autodidacticism curiosity education informal learning learning mobile MOOCs school TechnologyPhoto from Pexels It seems like a cliché, but it's true. Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, whatever you do, whatever the time of the day, you will encounter learning opportunities.

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


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

A growing divide?

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And yet, with the advent of mobile technology, learning can now take place any where, and at any time. digital age education flipped classroom learning mobile technology MOOC pedagogy Technology In his blog on Learning Ecosystems, Daniel S. Christian claims that a new pedagogy is emerging that is directly driven by the upsurge in online activity. I believe him, because I see similar outcomes wherever I travel, in schools, colleges and universities around the world.

Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

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autonomy e-reader education flipped classroom Games console intrinsic learning MOOC motivation smart mobile student choice Technology ''You can have any colour you like, as long as it''s black'' - Henry Ford Some of the best work American author Daniel Pink has done has been around intrinsic motivation. In his book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us , Pink argues that the strongest urges to do anything significant come from within.

Learning comes first

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Not only are MOOCs and other open, online learning opportunities challenging more established business models, they are also causing many of us to re-evaluate the way we teach, and to reconsider the very nature of knowledge, intellectual property, copyright, assessment and collaboration. education flipped classroom learning mobile MOOCs smart phone Technology

The future of classrooms

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This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory. Cuban is very sceptical of online courses, and presumably his sceptiscism also embraces MOOCs. This is the fourth blog post in my series on the future of learning and technology.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I actually did this for one of my Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning back to school back2school backtoschool syllabus“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” ” – Harry Wong. Many of us will be starting our classes soon! Give your learners the gift of the unexpected by revamping the syllabus.

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Join my free online course where we work on digital learning missions, The Goal-Minded Teacher MOOC ( #EduGoalsMOOC ). For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. Educators have experienced life without the Internet and social media. We realize balance is important to overall wellness. We also understand our students need to be kind and reflect on what they share with others online.


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Do join in any way you can, so you don't miss out on the excellent dialogue we will be having around MOOCs , Open Educational Resources, learning analytics, mobile learning, personal learning environments , social media in education and a whole host of related subjects too numerous to mention. eden15 education learning MOOCs open education resources personal learning Technology

Back to #EDEN

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Let me list just a few: Smart phones and other mobile technologies such as e-readers; social media and social networks; touch-screen technologies; Web 2.0; MOOCs; and a whole host of other innovations have been birthed during this time. Bruges Distance Education e-readers EDEN Gilly Salmon learning MOOCs Sally Reynolds smartphone social media social network TechnologyImage from Pixabay EDEN - the European Distance and E-learning Network - is my spiritual home.

#LearningIs connected

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True, many people in the world are still unconnected, but with mobile phones subscriptions rising exponentially, more people now have access to digital content than ever before. Being connected has given rise to an array of new learning opportunities including MOOCs, blended learning and flipped classes. collaboration communities of practice connection education flipped classes immediacy interaction learning MOOCs TechnologyLearning in the digital age means being connected.

What I’ve been up to: Silver Lining for Learning

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MOOCs and open education in Southeast Asia. Nepali high school students in MOOCs. Fostering local-to-global courses through MOOCs. The Mobiles for Education Alliance & lessons learned. [ I’ve been fairly quiet here during the pandemic.

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False frontiers

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With the increasing popularity of such movements as the Flipped Classroom , and Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), other more radical formal learning space configurations are taking place. Students are increasingly learning through formal activities outside the classroom, usually on the move, using their mobile and handheld devices. MOOCs take learning even farther away from the classroom.

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Parabolic learning

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mobile learning and a whole host of other themes during the course. I started the session with the aim of encouraging the group to learn deeply and critically about a particular topic - MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). I asked them to prepare for a debate next week, and put up the slide: 'This house believes that MOOCs will signal the demise of campus based higher education'.

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Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years


Using mobile for educational purposes is a slightly new concept. The material that is available for e-learning on a mobile device is specifically designed by expert instructional designers to make it compatible with a small screen. This is the level of vitality of smartphones which makes it necessary for the e-learning industry to introduce mLearning, i.e., mobile learning on a large scale. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC).

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5 Ideas for Teaching Students the Most Important Skill They’ll Need

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nowadays, mobile technologies are shaping up to be just as ground-breaking. Massive Open Online Courses (Sometimes referred to as MOOCs) – MOOCs are readily available courses that are presented online. MOOCs are not an ideal way for most students to learn.

2016 and all that.

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MOOCs won't be the end. Our mobile phones (probably the name 'phone' will be replaced by another label - the Germans already call it a Handy) will become cheaper, more powerful and indispensable, and will connect with other technologies seamlessly. education future learning MOOCs personalised technology TechnologyThere are always predictions at the start of a new year. Many of them are about new technologies.

EdTech Acronyms Explained


MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. MOOC – Massively Open Online Course (an online course which has video lectures, problem solving activities, texts and an online community of fellow learners). The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. In fact, this list will be up to date for a few hours and then more acronyms and terms will come along!

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How to choose the right solution platform for virtual campus management.

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Data-Driven Results As an institution, the way you treat education and manage it is different from MOOCs or short-term online courses. Responsive Learning/Mobile Application. Of course, we are living in a mobile-first world, and students are more reliant on mobile devices than ever.


The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

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In discussion we touched on cognitive computing, “quick” (live or easily published) video (Kat’s term), video growing on mobile devices. Also on mobile we mentioned reading on phones and the uneven deployment of cell phones in America. Educational technology : I noted stories about MOOCs growing, social media, 3d printing stretching across the curriculum, brainstorming about VR and automation. Last week I led a new Future Trends Forum with a twist.


14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education

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The definition of asynchronous learning helps us understand the need for asynchronous access to this content, especially when this access is not through a dated university learning management system, but something more authentic to the student, maybe even accessed on their own mobile devices.