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7415ijcsit01.pdf. Online Education May Be Poised To Take Off - ReadWrite. This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service.

Online Education May Be Poised To Take Off - ReadWrite

Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein. Online education could be taking a major leap forward on its road to legitimacy. Hillary Clinton is directly courting Silicon Valley in her $350 billion scheme to overhaul higher education, in a plan that may finally bridge the gap between Internet-channeled coursework and accredited higher education. Clinton's campaign, which provided the major tenets to news outlets, has the overarching goal to reduce student debt and lower the cost of education.

Cos'è la residenza digitale: il caso Estonia. Characteristics of Mobile Teaching and Learning. Mobile technology has been developed very fast in the last decade.

Characteristics of Mobile Teaching and Learning

It had been introduced in education for many years. Regarded as the trend for new generation of teaching and learning in education, it has attracted much attention in recent years. Universities and schools developed and implemented new applications and digital contents for mobile teaching and learning in different disciplines and subjects.

However, some academics have argued that mobile teaching and learning should be distinguished from online learning that we have adopted for many years in education because of its own characteristics and functions. The special characteristics for mobile devices and technologies should be noticed before adopting mobile technology in any project or subject. » The Internet of Education Things (part 1) I Am Learner. This is the 1st part of a 2-part post.

» The Internet of Education Things (part 1) I Am Learner

According to the Horizon Report for 2015 (Higher Education edition) the Internet of Things (IoT) has a 4-to-5-years adoption horizon in university education. Of course, we will only know the accuracy of that prediction in 2019/20 (although, as has been noted many times before, while we do tend to underestimate how long important new technologies take to come fully to fruition, equally we also tend to underestimate the overall impact that they ultimately have). If we distil the Internet of Things down to its essential purpose, it is the use of technology to permit us as human beings to yield or surrender some aspects of our attention, the need for our attentiveness, to the smart machines and the smart network in (we hope) a controlled way, and in a way that benefits us and doesn’t harm us.

With this as a starting point, I have my own thoughts on IoT across education. IoT and Education…. Kids Compete to Read and Everyone Wins - LightSailLightSail: Revolutionizing Reading. We are pleased to share this piece by guest author Monique Choyce, a teacher using LightSail in Los Angeles, CA.

Kids Compete to Read and Everyone Wins - LightSailLightSail: Revolutionizing Reading.

BBC World Service - The Forum, Cloud Education: The Future of Learning. Rise of robot reporters: when software writes the news - tech - 21 March 2014. Just three minutes after an earthquake hit California on Monday, the Los Angeles Times broke the story on its website.

Rise of robot reporters: when software writes the news - tech - 21 March 2014

The short article seemed fairly ordinary. It covered all the major details – when the quake hit, its magnitude and how far it spread. The only sign of anything unusual was the final sentence: "This post was created by an algorithm written by the author. " In other words, the article was put together by a robot. Once readers realised that the story was computer-generated, it attracted a bit of attention. India, EU strike new 'Digital India' partnership. Brussels: India and the European Union (EU) Wednesday forged a new digital partnership and discussed potential for collaboration in the fields of technology and innovation besides cooperation to create smart cities.

India, EU strike new 'Digital India' partnership

The first India-EU Strategic Dialogue Series, organised by UK-based policy platform India Inc. Alongside key players like Microsoft and McKinsey, focussed on 'Delivering Smart Communities' as part of the Narendra Modi government's Digital India drive. "The European Union has done remarkable work in the field of cyber security, innovation, start-ups, digital governance, e-governance... Some of the issues where we can profitably learn from the experiences of European Union and its team member countries," said IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in his inaugural address at the event via video-conferencing.

Virtual reality looks for a role in journalism - BBC News. Virtual Reality- Can it be Used in Journalism? Virtual reality is gradually being used in different sectors, apart from gaming.

Virtual Reality- Can it be Used in Journalism?

As the technology tries to go mainstream, its use is also increasing. It has been used by many film-makers to create short films which can be viewed using VR headsets. The idea is to create empathy among viewers. With virtual reality technology, immersive journalism will become popular in the near future. Bellingcat's Eliot Higgins: Citizen journalists need to be obsessive but not crazy. PBS Kids makes Geometry and Problem Solving FUN with Augmented Reality. Longing for Wikitopia: The study and politics of self-organisation.

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Longing for Wikitopia: The study and politics of self-organisation

Email: Abstract Self-organisation is an idea whose time has come. As an explanatory concept, self-organisation is central to complexity theory, which is quickly becoming a powerful and perhaps even dominant paradigm in both the natural and social sciences. As a political ideal, self-organisation is filling the void that is opening up as both the state and market are increasingly perceived as undemocratic, unjust and inefficient. Article Notes. 20 Augmented Reality Experiments in Education. E-governance innovation: Barriers and strategies. How Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize Journalism - ReadWrite. The man in the car next to me is on the phone with the police.

How Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize Journalism - ReadWrite

Just beyond him on the grass, a teenager in a hoodie is moving erratically. He takes off and the man chases after him, despite the police urging him to sit tight. It is, of course, the story of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. In the three years since Martin's death, the #blacklivesmatter movement that sprung up in its wake has gone international and come to encompass many more unjust killings. It's a story with which Americans have become sadly familiar. Augmented Reality in TEDx: Getting Children “Real World Ready” If 21st Century education has taught us anything, it’s that theory isn’t enough anymore (maybe it never really was).

Augmented Reality in TEDx: Getting Children “Real World Ready”

Se Facebook entra in classe, ecco come usarlo a lezione. Online courts proposed to handle minor legal disputes in the UK. Few people like being swept up in a legal dispute. Whether it's a small disagreement or a bitter financial feud, once the courts are involved everything becomes a slow, stressful and potentially expensive mess. That's why the UK's Civil Justice Council (CJC) is proposing a new online system that would deal specifically with "low value" cases. The idea being that most of these smaller disputes could be automated or handled with minimal supervision from legal experts, making the process cheaper, faster and more convenient. Under a proposed HM Online Court (HMOC), a three-tier service would be offered.

[Image Credit: Shutterstock] 30 Facts About Gamification in eLearning. How Can Gamification Improve eLearning? What is the Future of Gamification in eLearning Industry? Augmented Reality in the Science Classroom. Check out this VIDEO of Augmented Reality in the Science Classroom! Governing software: networks, databases and algorithmic power in the digital governance of public education - Learning, Media and Technology - Volume 40, Issue 1.

Yerevan among top 5 cities on digital governance list. January 17, 2015 - 15:49 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - For the sixth consecutive time since 2003, a global survey of city websites has identified Seoul, South Korea as the top-ranked city in the performance of municipal e-governance. E-Learning Trends to watch for in 2015. Augmented learning: Using Augmented Reality in schools. Modern edtech often allows hugely enjoyable ways of learning, and even fun ways of running a school.

Here, teacher and ICT coordinator Poppy Gibson discusses the major possibilities presented by augmented reality to teachers. Augmented Reality (AR) is cutting-edge technology that allows for a digitally enhanced view of the real world, uncovering hidden images, videos and texts to the user when the 'trigger' (or 'marker') image or item is scanned by a camera, adding layers of digital information directly on top of objects around us.