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New pedagogies?

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In a recent blog post, Antonio Teixera , President of EDEN wrote: "By just adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices we’ll only be diluting the effectiveness of teaching." Thirdly, the effectiveness of both technology and teaching will be diluted.

Personal devices in higher education

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Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

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Photo by Vladimer Shioshvili on Flickr Educators have been using video for decades. We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience.

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A growing divide?

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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. Christian identifies three key changes in pedagogy that I want to discuss over my next three blog posts.

6 interactive whiteboard tips

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Photo by David Goehring on Flickr In my last post, entitled Cinderella Technology , I wrote about the tremendous potential of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) and highlighted some of the reasons why it often fails to be realised in school classrooms. Exeter: Learning Matters.

eXSpace exploration

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In this follow-on from one of my previous posts entitled Going to the wall , I'm going to highlight some of the features we plan to incorporate into our new experimental learning space (eXSpace) at Plymouth Institute of Education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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or not to lecture

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In my previous post I wrote that even though research shows lectures to be less than effective in helping students to learn, they still persist in higher education. Deeper learning often only comes about when we gain the interest of our students. Photo by Steve Wheeler.or

Learning in round spaces

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Situating learning in rectangular spaces naturally promotes some forms of pedagogy at the expense of others. So what happens when we change the shape of the learning space? Change it again, and face the participants outwards instead, and what is the effect?

BETTing on the future

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I also chair the Faculty’s Digital Learning Futures group which is there to think about and develop new responses to the needs of education, including the integration of new and emerging technologies, and the development of new learning spaces. By good pedagogy.

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BETTing on the future

Learning with e's

I also chair the Faculty’s Digital Learning Futures group which is there to think about and develop new responses to the needs of education, including the integration of new and emerging technologies, and the development of new learning spaces. By good pedagogy.

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Free e-Learning books

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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

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Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.