MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 1 Reflection

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Last week, the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , began. This MOOC will help participants: Learn what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology Explore a variety of frameworks such as TPACK, SAMR, and the four Cs Explore opportunities for personalized application Create a Technology Coaching Action Plan I am most excited to learn more about the different frameworks, connect with other coaches, and create my own action plan.

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Andrew Ng Is Probably Teaching More Students Than Anyone Else on the Planet. (Without a University Involved.)

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One selling point of MOOCs (massive online open courses) has been that students can access courses from the world’s most famous universities. He also happens to be the co-founder of Coursera itself, and it was his Stanford course on machine learning that helped launch the MOOC craze in the first place. In fact, Ng’s original Stanford MOOC remains the most popular course offered by Coursera. Meanwhile, it’s important to note the limits of the MOOC format.

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Educators Make, Play, and Connect This Summer

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To help close that gap, cities throughout the country are turning to their homegrown resources to create a citywide “campus” where kids can follow their interests, create, and discover. With their rich arts, science, history resources, parks, and beaches, cities are a wealth of potential—if kids can just tap into it. In Pittsburgh, kids might join the growing Maker Movement or pick up some engineering skills while making robots. We know. You want to relax this summer.

Online Classes Get a Missing Piece: Teamwork

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Often in online courses students disappear and drop,” says Barbara Illowsky, dean of basic skills and online educational resources (OER) and a professor of mathematics and statistics at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. “I’m MOOCs get social. Carolyn Rosé, an assistant professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, has been exploring ways to add social engagement to MOOCs since 2013.

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Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

Some areas where AI applications can be seen across the globe are: Personalizing learning : Based on a student's learning, AI and ML algorithms are able to understand and customize needs of a student and provide appropriate learning resources. A full suite solution like EdSense seamlessly combines project based learning with robotics, math lab, soft skills lab, AR/VR Lab, programming, design thinking tools and proper maintenance support.

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

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OPENING KEYNOTE PANELISTS: Christina Mune Associate Dean of Innovation and Resource Management, University Library at San Jose State University @bibliopathic Christina Mune is the Associate Dean of Innovation and Resources Management at San Jose State University's King Library. Her research focuses on emerging technologies such as drones, robotics, driverless vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and their use in libraries and education.

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. If you’ve ever seen the Toy Story movies, you may remember the neighbor kid, Sid.

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20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

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Students and teachers are involved in many after school programs that could utilize Google Classroom to share resources and improve communication and collaboration. Think of how awesome it would be to use Google Classroom to share resources, flashcards, tips, practice tests, and feedback through the Google Classroom platform. We can also use Google Classroom to help connect and share resources within our school clubs and organizations. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC).

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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perception, market advantages, resource needs, usage patterns, etc.), Robotics in the classroom. MOOCs, nanodegrees, etc. 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. by Terry Heick. 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. First, some quick clarification so that we have a common language.

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.). I hoped to move on from there to what I called “approaches”, ways of using tech that didn’t depend on a specific platform – i.e., gaming and gamification, blended learning, distance learning, MOOCs, mobile, and digital literacy.

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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. Via Techcrunch : “This tortoise shows kids that robot abuse is bad.” ” “ Robot abuse ”?!

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. ” Or “The Horizon Reports indicates that this is one of the most important trends in coming years, and that is why we need to commit significant resources – money and staff – to this initiative.”

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Harvard’s 1,000 Kilobot swarm demonstrates the future of robotics 50 apps for the new school year Using Design Thinking to Create a School from Scratch Is This The School Library Of The Future? Magnets Join Race to Replace Transistors in Computers Creating an Ever-Flexible Center for Tech Innovation Canvas Network Announces Minecraft MOOCs and App in a Suite of 15 MOOCs for K-12 Teachers, Students and Parents MIT Team Turns 6.9

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOCMOOCs are dead , according to Udacity ’s VP. ” Never one to let a good MOOC story pass them by, Edsurge repeats the story. “MOOCs Are ”Dead.“ Also via Edsurge : “ MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via Techcrunch : “ Mattel releases biologically inspired foldable robot bugs.”

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In this webinar, we’ll cover all the valuable resources it offers to support game-based learning. Common Sense Media will review free, research-based resources that provide schools with comprehensive tools to teach students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly with technology. Do you have students or library users ages 9 - 17 that can answer the questions Do you have what it takes to put a robot on the Moon? Check out the resources available here.

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. What these MOOCs were, nonetheless, were (and still are) massive online honeypots into which we’ve been lured – registering and watching and clicking in order to generate massive education datasets. Perhaps with this data, the MOOC providers can build a map of professional if not cognitive pathways.

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Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Director, Online Professional Development Finding the Fun of It - Bernard De Koven From the CyberWorld to the RealWorld (Classroom) - Dahlia Shaewitz, Principal Research Analyst STEM Education and Social Activism: Creating a New South Bronx - Jessica Chung, Digital Learning Programs Associate 24/7 Math Support: Crowdsourcing Solutions and Crowdfunding Resources - Torrey Trust, Ph.D.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below. The folks at Getting Smart promote CS and SEL resources on Facebook for Education. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Futurism.com : “Here Are the States Where a Robot Is Most Likely to Steal Your Job.”

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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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MOOCs are out. ” From the press release : “ Macmillan Learning Offers Educators Support for Open Education Resources via the Intellus Platform.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts. “ When the Robots Come for Our Jobs, They’ll Spare the Teachers ,” Edsurge tries to reassure its readers. Robots are coming for your children.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). To borrow from Jello Biaffra, “MOOCs aren’t dead, they just deserve to die.” ” From Edsurge : “How Blockbuster MOOCs Could Shape the Future of Teaching.” ” There’s more MOOC-related news in the nanodegree section below. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Department of Education is looking for nonprofit organizations to help support its #GoOpen campaign to nurture state and district take-up of ‘open’ educational resources ,” says EdWeek’s Market Brief. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the job training section below. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Lots of MOOC PR appeared in the news this week. ” “What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?” “Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?” More questions about MOOCs in the Betteridge’s Headlines section below. And more on MOOCs in the credentialing section below as well. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays. Following recent conversations about the assessment capacity of MOOCs, this is a great topic! Brilliant, rich resource sharing. 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. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). It’s baaaaack: “Return of the MOOC ,” The City Journal tells us. There’s some (sorta) MOOC-related news in the venture funding section below. Because MOOCs on an airplane proved to be such an effective mode of instruction. ” That’s former Pearson exec Larry Singer , who now runs Open Up Resources. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ New York Doubles Down on Open Educational Resources.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs are back in the headlines again. Via Edsurge : “The Second Wave of MOOC Hype Is Here, and It’s Online Degrees.” ” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.”

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The model is designed to equitably allocate local, state and federal resources based on student needs.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). 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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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Perhaps this story fits better in the “human resources” section below, but I’ll stick it here. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Class Central writes that “ Y Combinator’s Startup School MOOC To Give Out $10,000 to 100 Companies.” My apologies that this is a day late.

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Via NPR : “Resources For Educators To Use In The Wake Of Charlottesville.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–17.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “2017 Data Breaches Hit Half-Year Record High,” says the Identity Theft Resource Center. Charlottesville and UVA.

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Via Chalkbeat’s Colorado news desk : “$35 million for school safety will go toward training, but not hiring, of school resource officers.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The governor of Virginia has approved a bill requiring all public higher education institutions in the state to take steps to adopt open educational resources – freely accessible and openly copyrighted educational materials.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”).

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Department of Education released the America’s College Promise Playbook , a comprehensive and up-to-date resource guide that provides practitioners with relevant and actionable information about how they can offer more students access to an affordable, high-quality education through which students can go as far as their talents and work ethic can take them.” Resources Market.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Education Politics.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). In related MOOC news, there's more on “ nanodegrees ” in the “credentialing” section below. “Imagine Discovering That Your Teaching Assistant Really Is a Robot ,” says The Wall Street Journal in a story about “Jill Watson” (of course it’s a female name), an automated teaching assistant at Georgia Tech. Education Politics.

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” The curriculum company Great Minds is appealing a lawsuit in which it claimed that FedEx had violated the “open” in its open educational resources by making copies. ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The LA Times asks , “ In this digital self-help age, just how effective are MasterClass ’s A-list celebrity workshops?” Via NPR : “Students Compete In First-Ever International High School Robotics Competition.”

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” ’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Reminder: a lot of MOOC news is now job training news, so you’ll find some updates in that section below. EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin has launched The K–12 Cybersecurity Resource Center.

Education Technology's Inequalities

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Our society likes opportunity because it does not demand redistribution of resources acquired through harm. Indeed, the World Bank issued a report in January arguing that digital technologies – not just robots in factories – stand to widen inequalities as well, “and even hasten the hollowing out of middle-class employment.” ” The material involved MOOCs that it had produced with edX as well as videos posted to iTunes and YouTube. MOOCs.