Digital identity

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When we immerse ourselves in the digital world, and we mediate our communication through technology, it becomes more complex still. It's just the ticket for teachers who have recently been compelled to adopt technology supported learning. Unported License.

Digital literacies online

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Photo by Steve Wheeler I'm currently writing several short online courses for educators, and I've just published the second module in my online series about digital learning. It focuses on digital competencies and literacies and takes under an hour to complete. Unported License.

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Integrating technology

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Image from pxfuel I'm pleased to announce the launch of module number 4 in my Digital Learning series on the new ZilLearn platform. But there are plenty of ways to adapt, and plenty of choices in how to translate your practice across to a digital environment. Unported License.

A digital learning strategy provides criteria and rationale for adopting new technologies

CLO Magazine

Do you have moments when you realize you don’t have a clear grip on your digital learning ecosystem? Or when you see a line item for licenses in your budget and you have to ask your production manager what it’s for? Establishing a Digital Learning Strategy.

Why Employ Digital Rights Management

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With the expansion of the internet and with the availability of numerous file sharing tools, distribution of copyrighted digital media files has become quite simple. Digital Rights Management (DRM) and license management allow control of copyrighted material through technology. Digital Rights Management systems can be used to protect high-value digital assets like contents and control their distribution as well as usage.

Why Employ Digital Rights Management

MagicBox

With the expansion of the internet and with the availability of numerous file sharing tools, distribution of copyrighted digital media files has become quite simple. Digital Rights Management (DRM) and license management allow control of copyrighted material through technology. Digital Rights Management systems can be used to protect high-value digital assets like contents and control their distribution as well as usage.

Digital tribes

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Photo by Bruce Warrington Ten years ago, in 2009, I published an edited volume entitled 'Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures' which was a compendium of papers written by leading theorists and practitioners in the field of learning technology. Unported License.

Cinderella technology?

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Image by Glamhag on Flickr Large screen touch displays seem to be the 'Cinderella technology' of education. Successfully introducing new technologies into complex environments can be a great challenge. Cinderella technology? Unported License.

Digital me, digital you

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All of these activities leave behind a trail, a digital footprint, a record of where we have been and what we have done. More significantly, in psychological terms, we are developing our personal digital presences, and modifying our digital profiles. Unported License.

Digitally connecting the future

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The first was European Innovation Day, an event held at the elegant Hotel Salomon de Rothschild building that showcased innovative uses of digital technology in education, health, industry and culture. Unported License.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

Surely by now every individual who has access to digital technology knows what digital textbooks are. Yes, there are some publishers out there who are yet to make the shift from print to digital. Index: What is a digital textbook. Are digital textbooks cheaper.

Keeping up with (and verifying) digital badges and credentialing

CLO Magazine

During the early 2000s, badges expanded into the digital world. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized digital badges as an important new education investment in his remarks at the fourth annual launch of the MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Lifelong Learning Competition.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies #Bookreview

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Hacking Digital Learning Strategies sounds quite a daunting title for a book of practical ideas, but with the cartoon spaceman on the cover, readers will know they are in for a fun ride with plenty of happiness along the way. This book is not about technology. Unported License.

Digital reflections

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My last post was about integrating technologies into education. This post examines some of the categories of technology and the places they might occupy when they are integrated into the learning process. This could be a conversation, an image or video, or some other digital artefact.

Digital is default

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Image by Martin42 on Wikimedia Commons When I read Being Digital for the first time, way back in 1997, it slowly dawned on me that everything was about to change. It is only now dawning on us that there are complex legal, ethical and moral challenges around this model of digital society.

Digital transformation of our world

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In Digital Transformation (Siebel, 2019) Siebel uses the theory of evolution as an analogy for the current disruptions we see across the business world. 2019) Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction. Unported License.

Our digital future 5: Artificial Intelligence

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Now, I have written about AI on several previous occasions, and I also feature an entire chapter on its applications to learning and development in my new book, Digital Learning in Organisations. Many would argue that this test has yet to be passed by 'artificially intelligent' technologies.

How to Create Digital Textbooks in 5 Easy Steps

Kitaboo

Most schools and educational institutes have adopted eBooks or digital textbooks as part of their courseware. Students are also no stranger to digital textbooks and its multiple advantages, thanks to everyday smartphone usage. And it is evident from the fact that today there are numerous software tools available to create digital textbooks. Now let us take a look at how to create digital textbooks: Step 1: Select the Layout Template.

Digital pervasion and loss of identity

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Image from Pixabay “We are all digital now” claimed Paul Longley of University College London, in a research report (BBC News, 2006). In so doing, he identified a global digital tribe. Digital tribal identity 2. Digital tribes and the network nation 3. Unported License.

Digital habitus

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So what of our habitual use of digital media? Do these constitute a digital habitus? When we observe our digital representations, our lives portrayed on screen, and our ideas played out in a virtual simulacrum of reality, what do we see? Unported License.

Digital Rights Management for Education Content Providers

MagicBox

Education sector, in particular, has seen a significant shift from the traditional models of working to digital practices. Digital content is vulnerable as is it readily available, at any time, from any corner of the world. Top 4 DRM Technologies.

14 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 18

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And if you are still caught in the traditional school approach, know why integrating technology in classrooms is not just the need for the hour but how can it benefit you. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Assessment in the digital age

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Assessing learning in the digital age, where students are using a growing range of technologies and approaches to learn, is complex. JISC (2017) Effective Assessment in the Digital Age. Unported License.

Digital classrooms

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This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. We even mentioned the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0 ) as a potential horizon technology for learning. Unported License.

Digital Learning in Organizations

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The book is aimed at those working as learning and development professionals in industry, but will also be of interest to any, and all, those working in the world of learning technology, knowledge and education. Unported License.

Making sense of digital

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Some might be aware that I established a chat for the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) a couple of years ago, which is dedicated to discussions around technology supported learning in all sectors. Related posts What digital literacies? Unported License.

Digital beings

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This is the third in my series of retrospective reviews on seminal learning and technology books. Today''s book recommendation is: Nicholas Negroponte (1995) Being Digital. Nic Negroponte''s Being Digital was groundbreaking. In being digital, we become digital beings.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

Surely by now every individual who has access to digital technology knows what a digital textbook is. Yes, there are some publishers out there who are yet to make the shift from print to digital. Here’s all that you need to know about digital textbooks: What exactly is a digital textbook? Well, for starters, it is a digital rendition of the print book. A digital textbook is more interactive and engaging. Are digital textbooks cheaper?

Our digital future 10: Cognitive courseware

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These technologies are all beginning to play roles in our digital lives and will grow in significance in the future. But have you heard of cognitive technology? Unported License.

How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

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Getting started with digital learning can be deceptively simple. You have a digital learning strategy. Just as converting your old face-to-face courses directly to virtual classroom courses isn’t the best use of learning technology.

Digital age assessment

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Christian''s third trend is perhaps the most technology focused. He says: "An increased use of technology not only to deliver teaching, but also to support and assist students and to provide new forms of student assessment." Unported License.

Our digital future 9: Omni-choice learning

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Photo by Loewe Technologies on unsplash There's plenty of hype about artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential, future impact on society. Writing on CIO's Managing Innovation and Disruptive Technology website, futurist Nicholas D. Unported License.

Digital Learnscapes

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Many have said that Pelecon events inspire and energise delegates and challenge perspectives on education, learning and development, and the role of technology. Others have said that Pelecon is one of the best forums for informal debate on the learning technology conference circuit.

Mind technology

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Can technology help us to think more clearly? We find ourselves increasingly immersed in our digital worlds, surrounded by devices and tools, our minds constantly impacted by streams of new information. Some might say that I am over-reliant upon technology. Unported License.

Digital Rights Management for Education Content Providers

MagicBox

Education sector, in particular, has seen a significant shift from the traditional models of working to digital practices. Digital content is vulnerable as is it readily available, at any time, from any corner of the world. Technology had made it easier to find, access, influence, remix, and distribute content to meet the growing demand of the users. It includes the use of encryption, passwords, trusted systems and firewalls to protect digital content.