Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. 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 ).

Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with 'e's

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.

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Join #TeachDoNow Summer MOOC

Educator Innovator

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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Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. Across the globe, some key disruptive technology trends which are impacting education are: Artificial Intelligence. Assistive Technology.

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

Edsurge

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 — 3.25.2016

Perry Hewitt

Scott Brinker has released the 2016 marketing technology landscape diagram, mapping 3,874 solutions into six capability categories (shows above). But 80% of adults having “not much awareness” of MOOCs was higher than I might have imagined.

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

Edsurge

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. He was a well-known astronomer, but he was also using television and film and these other multimedia technologies effectively to communicate these big ideas to a broader audience. The vision was partly to be mobile.

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2016 and Beyond: The Future of Classroom Technology by @MelanieNathan

TeacherCast

Widespread public interest surrounds new technologies in the classroom. One common theme in this movement concerns inspiring greater pupil engagement through the use of technology. Mobile Classrooms In Remote Locations.

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Learning at the Speed of Technology - David Jakes

EdTechSandyK

Question : Are we taking brand new disruptive technologies and trying to force them into old models? Even when we put technology into the classroom. We are putting new technologies into old classroom models. Are you designing for mobile?

How Virtual IT Labs Prepare Students for Real-Life Work

Edsurge

In his current role, Byun is an Associate Professor in the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University, where he teaches courses in database management, programming and telecommunications. When I joined Ashford, the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) had just started and it was quite an interesting movement. Renamed the Forbes School of Business & Technology, today it has over 40 full-time faculty members.

Our thinking creates the solutions, but technology provides many new opportunities.

The Principal of Change

Cool technology!” ” I firmly believe that it is our thinking that creates the solutions, not any technology. With that being said, we live in a world where there is a technology that allows us to create these things.

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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. The MOOC backlash. Of course I have to start with MOOCs. The MOOC backlash started in earnest in 2013. TL;DR.

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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. Friday Five age Friday5 harvard HBR marketing moocs online learning research search

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. MOOCs?

A Devil’s Dictionary of Educational Technology

Bryan Alexander

In the dark and satirical spirit of Ambrose Bierce , I offer the first draft of a Devil’s Dictionary for educational technology terms. Mobile , n. 2) A technology widely used by blacks, latinos, and poor people. MOOC , n. education and technology Uncategorized

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

Edsurge

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.

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How complex is learning?

Learning with 'e's

One of the most important questions for educators in this century is whether technology can offer a transformational influence for learning. But do these methods and technologies actually live up to the promise? It will also depend on your views on the place of technology in education.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

An Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning. INQ101x: Teaching With Technology and Inquiry: An Open Course For Teachers. Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom. Instructional Ideas and Technology Tools for Online Success. College Readiness Math MOOC.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can expect to see lighting up learning and one major challenge that education will face in 2016. Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. I believe more schools worldwide will find the funds and way to have their students learn with technology. Mobile learning.

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

There are all sorts of possibilities thanks to new technologies. Although distance education has been in existence for more than a century, the various technological means by which it can now be conducted have advanced quickly.

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.

#LearningIs everywhere

Learning with 'e's

Yet for those who are determined to learn something new and significant, technology is playing a key role. Technology provides access for millions to education - something that was previously impossible or extremely problematic. Technology has made this dream a reality for many.

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Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. ” And yet education technology companies, in conjunction with schools, collect so much data – much of it utterly unnecessary.

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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.

A growing divide?

Learning with 'e's

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.

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

Hack Education

At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology. This is about the stories we’re told about education, about technology, and about education technology. (No We must think more critically about education technology – its technologies and its stories – and I believe that comes in part from scrutinizing its history. MOOCs.

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Learning comes first

Learning with 'e's

Learning should always come first, but what fools we would be if we denied that technology has the potential to make a tangible difference in education! There are numerous examples of technology reshaping educational practices and creating new opportunities for the sharing of knowledge.

The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is the fourth blog post in my series on the future of learning and technology. Firstly, he argues, teachers tend to use new technology in much the same way they used old technology, and that as a result very little has changed in terms of pedagogy.

Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice

Learning with 'e's

The same applies to the clothing we wear, our technology, and just about everything else we possess. Now, with the new technology wave, all that is about to change.

Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.019 mini-conference, "Emerging Technology," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Ida has published numerous articles on emerging technologies.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. ICT – Information Communications Technology.

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Back to #EDEN

Learning with 'e's

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.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I actually did this for one of my Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). Peeragogy is a flexible approach to digital learning in which the teacher and students use technology to apply knowledge together.

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

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.