Digital learning futures

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Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. These slides accompanied my presentation during the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition held at London's Olympia on 25-26 January. As a nod to the possible futures we might see, I discussed the development of semantic web technologies (Web 3.0

Movements for change

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The learning technology landscape is changing and many questions are being asked. We discuss the future of organisations like Becta, and how universities like my own institution are planning for the future of education supported through new learning technologies, and open educational resources. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: creative commons Alistair Creelman OER

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Show and TEL

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I spent some time at the University of Plymouth's Technology Enhanced Learning Showcase today, which featured the best of a number of in-house led initiatives in e-learning. For a complete overview of all the learning technology and technology enhanced learning initiatives here in Plymouth, visit the TEL website. It's full of information, and also houses all of the learning technologists' blogs.

Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Although the mere idea of using MOOCs requires a shift in how organizations think about their training programs, much of the infrastructure already exists: more than 70% of companies have a learning management system (LMS) in place, and as of 2011 77% of corporations were already using online learning in their training programs. Customization and Adaptive Learning. Many MOOCs are built using open educational resources (OER) or a combination of OER and proprietary content.

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Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

TechSmith Camtasia

Director of Learning Technology Solutions Leif Nelson shares models of innovation, practical experience with managing change, and thoughts about where innovative teaching and technology will converge in higher education. This focus on the people-side of adoption is similar to the technology acceptance model. The technology acceptance model (Davis, 1989) theorizes what leads people to accept new tech.

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The open case

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There are many high quality open access journals in existence, and several that are highly recommended in the field of learning technology and distance education. One that is not listed yet on the list is Research in Learning Technology (formerly ALT-J) which will be converting to open access in January 2012. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. academic publishing OER open access open scholarship

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Digitization of Education – Modernizing Classrooms for Good

Harbinger Interactive Learning

When I was a young kid, I could not even imagine learning anywhere except for a traditional classroom and in the physical presence of my teachers. Most of my learning still happened in traditional classrooms, with teachers around, and through paper books.

How to Maintain Instructional Continuity in Times of Crisis

Hurix Digital

Considering the current reality, it is quite imperative that schools and institutions be prepared to deliver lectures in ways other than instructor-led learning. Right now, all the institutions are scrambling to somehow set up online learning programs to enable continuity in learning. You cannot create an online course in a day or suddenly migrate your entire content to a digital space and expect everyone to adjust to the new learning method. Consider the Technology.

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Opening doors

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We need to ensure people are finding quality content once they get there and a strong motivation for people to engage with the internet is learning. David Sadler, Director of Networks at the Higher Education Academy, says: “This event will share the experiences of the pilot projects which, since early 2009, have been working to make thousands of resources freely available through the UK OER programme, leading to a more positive student learning experience.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.

Around the globe

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It promises to be another great gathering of the learning technology community. It's the gathering point for the e-learning glitterati at the end of November/beginning of December every year. I also hosted 2 workshops during Day 3, on Teaching with Twitter, and Learning in a Web 2.0 I also recorded an Edtalk on OER for the Core Ed people who were running the conference. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] or www.col.org/OERPolicy December 1, 2010 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 6 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA. Clayton R.