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Evolving technologies and hectic schedules are driving people to online education, or e-learning.
Khan Academy , the wildly popular YouTube lecture series, has launched its free, new iPad app in Apple's store. The enhanced version of Khan Academy includes time-syncing between devices--no Internet connection required--an interactive transcript of the lectures for easy searching, and a handy scrubber for moving between parts of the lectures. Perhaps more importantly, now that more schools have begun adopting Khan's lectures for their own classrooms, the iPad app could possibly replace or supplement textbooks, saving cash-strapped schools and students a lot of money. The major benefit of the app is offline learning. "If you're going on a road trip or if you're taking mass transit and you don't have cell service, or whatever, you can get the content," says Khan Academy Lead Designer Jason Rosoff.
Interactive Design Interactivity Defined David Fortin (1997) has offered a definition of Interactivity that is appropriate across the differing contexts of information access, instruction, and performance support:
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Trainers, teachers, and learners are beginning to use social networking tools in ways that promise to revolutionize the way e-Learning is produced and consumed. Innovations are carrying e-Learning far beyond its initial stages of replicating, then extending, existing classroom-based models.
After homework, extracurricular activities, social life and leisure, you may have little time to do anything else.
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We recently saw a tweet come across our learning lab that read, "Reading one good books makes you a lot smarter than skimming over 3,000 RSS feeds. (via @gapingvoid)."
We are fortunate to have many innovators in education.
Last week I blogged about Our World, Our Stories which is a new global project my class is involved in.
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