01 novembre 2014

For New Course, U. of Oklahoma Seeks Boost From Old Media

By . Many colleges are turning to online “enablers” to help them get new online courses off the ground, but the University of Oklahoma is looking to generate buzz through an older channel: cable television. Read more...

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20 octobre 2014

Bricolage by smart people

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Bricolage by smart people
Daniel Lemire, Daniel Lemire's Blog, 2014/10/14
I've argued 'Against Digital Research Methods' in the past. Daniel Lemire summarizes the same point nicely: "It is fascinating how we have a hard time dealing with the fact that R&D is in fact nothing else but bricolage done by smart people." More...

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05 octobre 2014

Highlights from this year's European conference on Technology Enhanced Learning

Open Education Europa attended the EC-TEL conference a few days ago in Graz. Here we highlight some of the most interesting moments and ideas from the first full day of the conference. More...

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04 octobre 2014

3 ‘Game Changing’ Ideas From an Ed-Tech Start-Up Competition

By . More than two dozen start-up technology companies exhibited at this week’s Educause conference, making their pitches in a section of the exhibit hall the group calls “start-up alley.” Some of the companies are led by recent graduates, others by professors, and many competed in the group’s Game Changers Business Competition. Read more...

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28 septembre 2014

A shift toward efficacy

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A shift toward efficacy
John Watson, Keeping Pace, 2014/09/23

Discussion of the Pearson report published in 2013 The Incomplete Guide to Delivering Learning Outcomes, which “outlines Pearson’s own efficacy programme and shares the company’s strategy and initiatives in its first phase.” I think 'efficacy' is a nice non-threatening way of saying 'outcomes' (it's like they have writers or something). I am sympathetic with the desire for a meaningful evaluation of learning - there are good reasons More...

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New LMS Market Data: Edutechnica provides one-year update

By Phil Hill. There is new data available in Edutechnica’s one-year update, with year-over-year comparisons available as well as improvements to the methodology. Note that the methodology has improved both in terms of setting the denominator and in terms of how many schools are included in the data collection. Read more...

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21 septembre 2014

Games in the Classroom Reading List

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/profhacker-45.pngBy . Last week on Twitter, I was asked for some recommendation for critical readings on games and learning. There are lots of enthusiasts for games in the classroom out there (myself included, of course) and tons of great places to start if you’re interested in learning more about bringing games into education. Read more...

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16 septembre 2014

7 habitudes des enseignants qui utilisent efficacement les TICE

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14 septembre 2014

Nouvelles technologies : La montée du virtuel dans les formations

http://www.solutions-ressources-humaines.com/logo/e227bb344af67d5logo_formaguide_gf.gifPar Frédérique Guénot. Depuis deux à trois ans, le virtuel s’invite dans de nombreuses formations, d’autant que les technologies permettent une généralisation des terminaux mobiles. Seul bémol, l’innovation va plus vite que l’appropriation, ce qui n’est pas sans conséquence tant pour le formateur que pour l’apprenant. Cependant, les potentialités ouvertes par le virtuel sont considérables et ouvrent des perspectives infinies, offrant au passage un nouveau rôle au formateur. Suite de l'article...

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Ed-Tech Advances Poised To Revolutionize Higher Ed From All Angles

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. With the explosion of online learning, a disruptive innovation, there has been significant attention paid to the likely unbundling of higher education. More...

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