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Foster digital literacy. Understand Open Education Resources OER. Learn about Blended Learning. Learn about Flipped Learning. Learn about E-Learning Design. Learn about Game-based Learning. Online Education. Jisc. Technology-Enhanced Learning Toolkit by the HEA. The use of technology to maximise the student learning experience is a vibrant area of interest across all tiers of global education.

Technology-Enhanced Learning Toolkit by the HEA

How Neuro-Science Drives eLearning Effectiveness And Retention. Learning experts Michael Allen, Julie Dirksen, Clark Quinn, and Will Thalheimer have published twelve books on corporate learning between them.

How Neuro-Science Drives eLearning Effectiveness And Retention

Their Serious eLearning Manifesto outlines why the majority of corporate training fails to impact performance, in large part because it’s not designed to engage the learner. As reported by the experts, adult learners in today’s hectic business world require a certain level of mental challenge to effectively learn knowledge and practice skills. Apparently, that level of challenge falls short in a lot of the corporate learning they reviewed while working with many organizations over the last several years. 7 characteristics of a digital mindset. The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order.

7 characteristics of a digital mindset

The word “digital” is on everyone’s lips; however, organizations are stumbling when trying to put in place a holistic strategy and implementation plan that will take into account the mega-shifts heralded by these forces. What is often happening are piecemeal and fragmented approach at attempts to use Big Data or Social Media or the affordances of the Cloud. The reality is that none of these work in silos; they are collectively creating the disruption we are seeing and sensing all around us.

Dealing with this mega disruption calls for a digital mindset, which is not equal to tech savviness or the ability to use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with ease. Some of the key characteristics underlying a digital mindset are described in this article: Abundance Mindset The power of digital is transformative. The role of mobile learning and the possibilities of data-driven language learning. Puga, Karin, Hehner, Stefanie, and Sandra Götz Project Agreement Number: 2014‐1‐ES01‐KA203-004782 Project funded by the European Union.

The role of mobile learning and the possibilities of data-driven language learning.

14 Currencies For the Digital Learner. The Kinds Of Skills That Transcend Content Areas by Terry Heick Traditionally, learning is formatted by content, and that content formatted again by content areas (usually reading, writing, math, science, and social studies).

14 Currencies For the Digital Learner

Learning is evolving–and not simply by the tools that actuate it. The process of adopting new learning domains and materials–many digital–has exposed the need for new skills. It is debatable whether or not such skills need to be expressly taught, or if they’re simply the residue of intense, well-designed learning experiences. 5 Secrets For Smarter Education Technology Integration. 5 Simple Tips For Teaching With Technology by Terry Heick With instructional strategies, data collection, curricular planning, personal communication, and classroom management to consider, where technology fits in to a teacher’s workday isn’t obvious—especially a new teacher.

5 Secrets For Smarter Education Technology Integration

But if you can consider technology as a macro tool rather than a micro task, this simple paradigm shift can make all the difference. What Teachers That Use Technology Believe - What Teachers That Use Technology Believe by Terry Heick What do teachers that use technology believe (as it pertains to teaching with technology)?

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe -

Over 30 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers (Chart) Innovating Pedagogy 2015: the 10 technological trends set to transform education. Innovating Pedagogy 2015, a new report from The Open University and SRI International, identifies 10 trends that are likely to transform education in coming years.

Innovating Pedagogy 2015: the 10 technological trends set to transform education

These are the trends, listed in an approximate order of immediacy and timescale to widespread implementation. 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2012 post Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. For 2016, the focus is on a variety of challenges, from how learners access content to how the idea of a “curriculum” is defined. It is only within these communities that the native context of each learner can be fully understood. 1. BBC Active > BBC Active Ideas and Resources > Introduction. Ideas and resources to accompany our videos BBC Active Video for Learning provides video for education and training in all sectors from history to mental health.

BBC Active > BBC Active Ideas and Resources > Introduction

Our wide selection of videos is used by teachers, university professors and health professionals. Learning through video is effective and engaging, and our powerful, high quality BBC video programmes are loved by students and educators alike. In this resources section you will find a selection of useful tips for incorporating video into your learning. We don't think it is enough to merely provide first-rate programming and understand the need for guidance on its application in educational settings. Video For The Classroom. Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects - A Handout. 40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies. 40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book by Terry Heick You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much more different. 6 Ways Social Media Can Change Your Classroom.

Remember when schools had policies outlawing cell phones in the classroom? Teachers used to tell students, “Keep it in your locker, in your backpack, in your car, or at home, just don’t bring it in here. E-Learning Feeds - The most recent e-learning articles from the Top e-learning blogs. What Teens are Learning From ‘Serial’ and Other Podcasts. It didn’t take long for Michael Godsey, an English teacher at Morro Bay High School in California, to realize that his decision to use a public radio podcast in the classroom was a wise one. It wasn’t any old podcast he was introducing to his classes.

It was “Serial,” the murder-mystery phenomenon produced by reporter Sarah Koenig of “This American Life,” which already was transfixing a wide swath of the adult population. “Even if they weren’t into it, I told them it was the most popular podcast of all time, and that was interesting,” Godsey says. He needn’t have worried. Why do I need a video for my business? - Animated Infographic (vídeo explicativo infográfico) Say Hello to The Netflix Generation. Microsoft Educator Network. Top e-Learning Resources For You. The internet is a big place, full of exciting tutorials, resources and helpful hints for your favorite authoring tool—that is, if you can find them.

Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Learn Appeal – The Learning Capsule. 56Share1 0 At the end of 2015 I met up with Lesley Price, just a catch up to chat about retirement (unfortunately not mine), keeping busy, moving house, and The Really Useful #EdTechBook. Lesley also had something else to show me. Whilst waiting for food to arrive Lesley plopped (only word for it) a blue lunchbox on the table and said … “try this out”.