Visual self-directed informal learning in FutureLearn MOOC #mooc @futureLearn
MARCH 15, 2016
But when focusing on FutureLearn courses, the data from the experienced, online learners provided some specific actions describing their informal, self-directed learning inside of these courses. Will provide extra chocolate"*. so with some slack in between). Admittedly, any learning could be covered by these 5 learning elements. that is the plan. yes, plan.
Social learning expert panel #emoocs2015 #social
MAY 20, 2015
When you get extreme views, immediately others come in and ask that person to provide evidence of what they propose, and because they attract less followers, the end up yelling in the desert of the course. An expert panel ( Whitney Kilgore , Sian Bayne , Mike Sharples , Pierre Dubuc ) sharing knowledge with all of us. What do you feel is social learning? Adding degree would be of interest.
Where are we going with all of us? What about peace?
JUNE 29, 2016
This is also why I believe in research, it adds to our body of knowledge, it might benefit all of us, and it provides an international basis for discussion, critical yet positive discussion. Each time I told myself: just type, give the world a rest, just keep on typing. And I did. question that my family is familiar with, stemming from before and after WWII. came up from time to time.
Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning
MAY 25, 2016
The proceedings were disseminated before the actual IMLF2016 conference start in Bangkok, providing a nice bit of reading. To give you an idea, I am adding the abstract of her paper here: Mobile devices transcend the educational affordances provided by conventional tethered electronic and traditional learning.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. You’re.
Robo-readers: towards automated #MOOC grading
JANUARY 21, 2015
parallel with SAT scores, and how teachers - based on the books provided by large educational publishing companies - pushes those teachers to drill students to use certain, specific answers to questions, that are not always the only correct answers that can be given). Up until six years ago, the ideal eLearning group would be around 25 learners. She got me thinking about robo-readers.
#Augmented Reality #AR overview and examples provided by Victór Alvarez
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Augmented reality is moving us slowly moving towards the future of embedded intelligent technology. In this webinar recording from Victór Alvarez he gives a comprehensible overview of what augmented reality is and can be. In addition he shows Ariane, a really wonderful and promising AR-tool for teachers or trainers. The slideshare of this presentation can be found here: [link].
If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC
MAY 28, 2014
What we learn is 80% informal and 20% formal (on the job) For several years Jay Cross (building on previous research) has been providing evidence that informal learning makes up around 80% of on the job learning (depending on the research this figure can vary a bit, nevertheless it does mean: the majority of what is learned comes from informal learning).
A free book on changing #education in challenging settings #ICT4D
JUNE 30, 2015
It combines mobile learning, literacy, From the forword: "The book aims to provide an overview of the design and implementation of an Information and Communication Technology for rural education development initiative in a resource constrained environment. This transformation can only be successfully done where technology is earned and not just given away or provided free of charge.".
Free pdf eBook: theory & practice of #online teaching and learning
APRIL 28, 2015
They also give you a sense of what sort of preparation and maintenance work goes into designing and teaching an online course, and provide some useful time-saving tips. Routledge offers a free (pdf) eBook on the subject of " the theory and practice of online teaching and learning: a guide for academic professionals ". It is an eBook comprising 60 pages of useful eLearning information.
Flexible #pedagogies for Technology Enhanced Learning
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
The role of institutions becomes that of providing systems and frameworks, as well as providing the quality checks to award credits and degrees. A new report is published from UK Higher Ed Academy, this one focusing on flexible pedagogies for Technology Enhanced Learning. You can download the 23 page report written by Neil Gordon from the University of Hull, UK here.
New conference formats in Experience track of #emoocs2015 share
MAY 21, 2015
Resulting in the end with 25 questions coming from the audience, providing real dialogues to take place in the room itself, a real treat. With the #eMOOCs2015 conference coming to a finish, it is time for me as the experience track chair to look back and think about what happened, how, and the feeling it gave me and possibly others as well. All of that happened. How did it go? it felt good.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard. Whether making the decision to invest in people, or to simply maintain or decrease training budgets, training programs that provide immediate impact and maximum overall return on investment are an. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because. incurred.
20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC
MARCH 11, 2013
This easy access must be linked to a clear course overview to increase transparency, user-friendliness and provide the learner with a structure that s/he can organize for self-regulating learning purposes. Provide self-directed learning strategies to the learners. 4. Provide a clear timetable of the course, while embedding time for reflection into the course timeline. 2013).
Join the #eMOOCs2015 call for contributions and let's meet
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
Therefore MOOC experts are encouraged to submit a written publication (via the conference management system, easychair ) and in case of acceptation also an additional 5-minute-video focusing on the main content and including questions addressing the provided topic. twitter chat will be organized for each video, starting from the questions provided by the expert.
Flipped #eMOOCs2015 conference videos via EdX course
MAY 4, 2015
This activity will be organized as a barcamp: a participatory workshop event where content will be provided by participants. The eMOOCs2015 conference will be starting in two weeks, and as a pre-conference treat videos and discussions on 10 top papers are presented in a real EdX MOOC format. Can we apply this educational innovation to scientific conferences by flipping the conference room?
Serendipitous, #informal learning through some ages
AUGUST 4, 2014
Although the Grand Tour only provided the possibility to learn, a lot depended on the person on whether or not and particularly what they would learn. Informal learning has been an important self-constructing force throughout the ages. At present it gains interest with the increase of online learning options (eg. Chances are he would be a prolific Internet surfer and producer. thrilling!
My eBook on MOOC and how to set up #MOOC yourself
APRIL 18, 2013
In the book I am looking at different MOOC options (cMOOC, xMOOC), fitting it in with the best online learning practices of eLearning, offering design and learning options, looking at pedagogies and some certification options, and providing suggestions to embed mLearning and social media options to improve training via MOOCs. To provide a background on MOOCs, the history of MOOCs is covered.
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
technology providers. other areas in which organizations give learning technology providers failing grades. 11 Research Summary About Brandon Hall Group Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and. Your membership provides you with personal connections to fellow professionals.
Free #mobile research papers from #mLearn Qatar
OCTOBER 31, 2013
With their research they provide a possible solution to work around bilingual students (in this case African languages) and how this can be used to increase learning overall by allowing students to support themselves and use multilingual communication through mobile devices, and at the same time allow teachers to create solutions for the bilingual challenges. So, got reading.
FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
For all of you out there wanting to push your government into setting up a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform gathering knowledge from all your national universities, take a look at the approach of UK’s open university on planning a MOOC platform, it looks very promising. At age 10 I could understand and speak basic English thanks to them (Dutch being my mother tongue). So will it work?
Launch of the Really Useful #EdTechBook #elearning enthusiasts
JANUARY 28, 2015
So the only indulgence I dare, is to provide a link to my chapter on '' Tech Dandy, and the Art of Leisure Learning '', that I have added to my list of Academia-papers just to keep track of what I am writing. I can only assure you, that the other chapters will blow your mind in usefulness. Today is the day that the Really Useful #EdTechBook is launched (at 9.00 am London time ).
free report on #OER evidence of success @OER_HUB
JANUARY 20, 2015
The Open Educational Resources Research Hub (OER Research Hub) provides a focus for research, designed to give answers to the overall question ‘What is the impact of OER on learning and teaching practices?’ and identify the particular influence of openness. The OER hub just released a free evidence report focusing on key factors related to Open Educational Resources.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
been providing lukewarm results for years. techniques and solutions that provide more impactful methods for improving employee. But microlearning offers far more than that: • It adapts to the pace of today’s business and meets the needs of your modern learners, providing learning in short bites that are fast and easy to absorb. Aside from providing access over the.
Free book increasing access through #mlearning
DECEMBER 3, 2013
Part III provides examples of how mobile learning can be used in a variety of settings, including schools, higher education institutions, the workplace and the field, and a variety of contexts, from formal programmes to just-in-time learning. What to expect: Part I describes considerations for, and approaches to, designing mobile learning materials. 125 Panagiotis Zervas and Demetrios G.
Free online multimedia book on persuasive #presentations
JANUARY 8, 2014
She provides simple and more difficult suggestions to engage with any audience you might encounter. This is just a wonderful book. It also fits with my aim to lift my presentation skills to the next level. love an audience, I love discussions, so I want to make sure to reach out and touch (why does Diana Ross immediately come to mind?). The book is called Resonate and can be found here.
An intro to ExtraTerristrial Literature? YES ! #MOOC #SciFi
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
The essential excerpts of the main sources will be provided, if not available on the internet. The soundtrack to this ET-MOOC will be provided by Swiss artists Bit-Tuner and Darkspace. This is just up my alley! MOOC on spacebooks! Is it Art, is it Sci-Fi, is it History, is it Literature? It is all of the above!! And all the lectures are designed to be self-contained.
Blogphilosophy: #education needs to shift, creating meaningful #identities
JANUARY 13, 2015
Future and current education should provide a valued identity – person-centered, social-centered. Online learning to provide new identities in a changed less job oriented society And I think online learning will be able to create and disseminate these new identities, and support a framework of new societal laws that can provide us with an identity. You got an identity.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. to instead take responsibility for providing. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Our platform provides. well beyond providing content to include. provide the manager with talking points. We provide practice guides to help Sue. We now. Right?
Free eBook on #mobile learning in context
APRIL 21, 2015
They keep providing me with information that helps me keep an eye on corporate training based regularly on academic evidence-based findings and I love it. You do not to provide your contact details to get to the download page of the eBook. The eLearning Guild keeps distributing relevant and updated eLearning information with an amazingly high frequency. How I wished I could be there!
#PhD qualitative versus quantitative #research: trials and tribulations
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Granted, xAPI provides some self-reported informal learning diaries. This of course provides a solid rationale for my research: getting a blueprint of how people learn in an online teaching environment. Why did not I simply stick to quantitative data, the beauty of numbers in simple, straight forward formulas ?!! That scream of despair kept me awake at night for weeks.
Future of #mLearning inspiring ideas @dave_parsons
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
Because David is such an expert, his paper also spans decades of mobile learning knowledge and evolutions, which provides new insights in how the history of mLearning has (or has not) evolved. One of the major potentials of learning technologies is that they enable us to provide access to learning experiences that were previously too expensive, complex,dangerous or specialised to provide.
#nanodegree #badges #lifelong learning thoughts
JUNE 18, 2014
And although other MOOC providers, such as Coursera do have similar tracks (i.e. But then again open badges can be provided for free, and tailored to any need or vision. And, if the jobs are provided by profit, then they are part of a chosen, institutionalized societal pattern, which always risks increasing those digital divides that already exist in that society.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
providing an opportunity to practice the skills required. here is to ensure your training program provides individual attention and im- mediate feedback for trainees. INSTANT ACCESS TO CONTENT IN THE FIELD Provide learning content in both push and pull modalities to accommodate a. Always look for a LMS that provides an off-the-shelf integration with your CRM. ENABLEMENT?
Free #OER trend report with #MOOC and innovative learning foci
MARCH 28, 2013
The OER Trend Report for 2013 provides an extensive survey and explanation of these developments, primarily from the perspective of experts. It thus provides a balanced picture of the opportunities and possibilities of OER but also of the objections to them. The English report can be found and downloaded here and consists of 112 pages of great up to date OER information.
Free report durable Technology Enhanced Learning #Telearning
APRIL 3, 2014
The Beyond Prototypes report provides a UK-based in-depth examination of the processes of innovation in technology-enhanced learning (TEL) with a special emphasis on building online learning solutions that are durable. The focus is also on design-based research. MEP took into account areas as diverse as curriculum development, teacher training, resource organisation and support.
MOOC completion and drop-out rates
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
There are many reasons for this (she researches for non-US institute, while looking at US xMOOCs so outside the universities providing the courses, privacy issues, platform difficulties,). For insight in the drop-out rates can provide angles for improvement, increased retention. Yesterday Katy Jordan casually send me her blog (Katy is a fellow PhD'r sitting only 7 feet away from me!).
keynote #emoocs2015 @davecormier on rhizomatic learning
MAY 18, 2015
Rhizomatic learning builds Diverse perspectives Practical literacies Real connections An open system designed to help people grow will provide literacies they need to know. He is a teacher by nature. He recounts the moment where he thought (as a teacher): what am I doing, what am I missing, what is out there and what is not. He did this to see one guy Molin (also taught Cicero).
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Provide a step-by-step work-plan to show you how to integrate gamification into. Game-based learning is often used as a one- time event to provide insights and instruction in a formal learning setting, either online or. Most games provide. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? system.
Free report Continued Professional Development for teachers & #MOOC #CPD
JUNE 24, 2015
In this 34 page report she looks at a MOOC that was provided by UNESCO and partners to enhance CPD of teachers by using a particular MOOC aimed at that subject. The report provides an executive summary, describing the set-up, demographics, evaluation, lessons learned, and the pedagogical as well as financial value. eLearning lifelong learning mooc online learning report research
A low-cost pay-as-you-attend educational model for education
APRIL 12, 2013
Low cost pay-as-you-attend courses paid via mobile banking are tested in African regions and those projects look promising (based on the article provided). It offers economic planning based on knowledge needs (well, still I think education should be open to all, but any solution providing more access to education is very much welcomed). mobile options).
Future of Education: merging quantified, qualified & connected Self #telepathy #telekinesis #quantifiedself
MAY 13, 2016
But in order to reach this connected state we must provide more curated content (like MOOCs), achieve a better understanding of how the mind works, and promote open access and open data. The people from the European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA) asked me to contribute my view on the Future of Education. The video also offers two possible assignments.
great paid eBook on #mLearning field work
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Special highlight on illustrations The illustrations were provided by Jennifer Gallagher who can be contacted at the JGal studio (and I am adding her here, because I surely will keep her in mind for my next eBook. Anyone interested in mobile learning and how it can be used in different field settings will enjoy reading this wonderful book. Really imaginative illustrations!
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
GIVING FEEDBACK: I provide constructive. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. COACHING: I support my team members by. challenging and encouraging them. to think for themselves and take.
Upcoming the Really Useful #EdTechbook and chapter
JANUARY 8, 2015
We are providing this option in order to promote openness and collaborative learning practices. What a great start of a new year, to be able to work with wonderful people and get a chapter out as well. The book consists of 16 chapters from different authors, all devoted to. really useful EdTech stuff in a non-academic, simple language. Zak Mensah: “Why do we do what we do?”
Video reflection on my #CoP lifelong learning experiences #discuss
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
CoP provide new ideas, tools, processes, frameworks, evaluations.and of course meaningful discussions. Chahira Nouirra , aka CosmoCat , asked me to share some reflections on my own Community of Practitioners (CoP) experiences, specifically in relation to my own lifelong learning, so these ideas could be added to the EU Discuss platform. The video is shared below.