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TeachThoughtTeachThought. Le cours magistral pourrait disparaître. Recevez nos newsletters : À l’occasion des Assises de l’Enseignement supérieur , les professeurs ont évoqué la fin du cours traditionnel en amphi.

Le cours magistral pourrait disparaître

Une première. Avec les connaissances à disposition sur le Net, les enseignants doivent changer de rôle et animer la réflexion. «Le cours magistral, qui ne ferait que transmettre un savoir académique, est-il encore pertinent?» , a lancé, un brin provocateur, Vincent Berger, le président de l’université Paris-Diderot. Les expériences américaines ont contribué à crédibiliser de nouvelles formes d’enseignement moins formatées. Si sa méthode enterre le cours magistral, c’est pour mieux valoriser le temps passé en classe. «Le rapport au savoir est en train de changer, et le professeur en a perdu le monopole», confirme le président de l’université Paris-Diderot.

Réponse du Ministère de l'Éducation nationale sur les questions de l'informatique, des outils et ressources libres… Vincent Peillon avait adressé une lettre à tous les personnels de l'Éducation nationale fin juin 2012.

Réponse du Ministère de l'Éducation nationale sur les questions de l'informatique, des outils et ressources libres…

On y lit au point 14 :« Nous veillerons à ce que les outils, contenus et services numériques soient mis à la disposition des enseignants et plus largement des équipes éducatives, pour enrichir leurs pratiques afin de les aider à répondre aux besoins de leurs élèves. La formation des professeurs aux enjeux et aux usages pédagogiques du numérique sera développée. Avec la volonté de réduire les inégalités constatées dans ce domaine, le ministère favorisera la diffusion des usages et la production de ressources pédagogiques numériques et il en développera la mutualisation. Coursera, edX, and MOOCs Are Changing the Online Education Business. If you were asked to name the most important innovation in transportation over the last 200 years, you might say the combustion engine, air travel, Henry Ford’s Model-T production line, or even the bicycle.

Coursera, edX, and MOOCs Are Changing the Online Education Business

The list goes on. Now answer this one: what’s been the single biggest innovation in education? Don’t worry if you come up blank. You’re supposed to. Project Based Learning. TIC pour enseigner, TIC pour apprendre : quelles stratégies ? Quelles perspectives ? On site learning, elearning, online learning blended learning : what is it all about ? - Lingua Franca Academy. How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education. Thanks to the rise of in-classroom technology, the focus in education tends to be on student engagement and how to improve learning.

How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education

It becomes easy to forget the importance of great teachers. Startups, entrepreneurs, businesses (and the rest) need to remember that technology doesn’t have to put teachers in jeopardy; it can help them lead the education evolution, even if their traditional role in the classroom becomes obsolete. Today, in spite of the significance and potential long-term value of the job they do every day, teachers (especially in K-12 and public education) tend to be underpaid. In May, we wrote about a few platforms that are looking to change that — to empower the world’s under-salaried educators. Learning level. This article or section is incomplete and its contents need further attention.

Learning level

Some sections may be missing, some information may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved etc. Use your judgment! 1 Definition. J. Mayes & Fowler’s framework for Stage 2 Learning Models (Version 1) Mayes, Fowler: learning framework (1995) Media Grid : Immersive Education. iED Europe Summit 2012 KEYNOTE: Prof. Chris Fowler, University of the West Indies. Immersive Education Europe announced that Chris Fowler, Professor in the School of Education at the University of the West Indies, will be keynote at the 2nd European Immersive Education (iED) Summit on November this year.

iED Europe Summit 2012 KEYNOTE: Prof. Chris Fowler, University of the West Indies

Prof. Chris Fowler, amongst other things, is responsible for the development and implementation of the Blended Learning Policy at the University of the West Indies. His first degree and doctorate are in Psychology. Before joining UWI in Oct 2010, he was Professor and Coordinator for Research & Evaluation at the Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland. Between 2002 and 2009 he was the Professor and Director of Chimera, the Institute of Social and Technical Research at the University of Essex. Microsoft has patent ambitions for immersive gaming. (Phys.org)—Microsoft knows how to play games.

Microsoft has patent ambitions for immersive gaming

They have proven themselves worthy of growing a customer base of gaming enthusiasts with their Xbox and Kinect. Now Microsoft watchers are talking about the company's recent filing of a patent that takes the Microsoft vision of gaming to the all-pervasive level. Patently Apple has posted details about a Microsoft patent recently published by the US Trademark and Patent Office. The patent shows Microsoft has ambitions to transform entire rooms into game environments. The patent shows plans for game-playing in immersive display settings where users get to work with images projected onto realtime surfaces of their room. Aaron Walsh : Immersive Education and the Education Grid. Immersive Technologies and the Future of Education. This week’s midweek post introduces this potential player in the technological future of education.

Immersive Technologies and the Future of Education

I was quite intriqued by this article in the latest (Sept 2009) Campus Technology magazine, titled “Best of Both Worlds”. This article discusses the use of Immersive Technologies in Education. Immersive Technologies include things like simulations, virtual reality, and augmented reality (Second Life and many gaming systems incorporate immersive technologies). Skype propose un portail pour les enseignants. Nine Tools for Collaboratively Creating Mind Maps. Mind maps or graphic organizers can be invaluable tools for visual thinkers and visual learners.

Nine Tools for Collaboratively Creating Mind Maps

The process of creating a mind map can help students gain an overview perspective on complex, multifaceted concepts. Mind maps can also help students outline an essay or story they're planning to write. The following list contains nine tools that can be used by students to create mind maps independently or collaboratively. Wise Mapping is a free collaborative mind mapping tool. Wise Mapping has fairly easy to use editing and sharing functions. Slatebox is a slick tool for collaboratively creating mind maps and organizational charts. Bubbl.us is a free mind mapping/ graphic organization tool that allows users to collaboratively create and edit mind maps.

Vision Mind Mapping Marco Bertolini (Lingua Franca) Le numérique peut-il refonder l'éducation ? 17 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos. When you're trying to teach people how to do something new on their computers having screencast videos or annotated screen capture images can be invaluable to you and the people you're trying to help.

17 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos

Here are some free tools that you can use to create screen capture videos and images. Vessenger, producers of a group messaging system, offers a free program for capturing and annotating images on your computer screen. The free program, called Snaplr, is available for Windows and Mac. Scouring The Globe For Daily Stories Of Innovative Education. Critical Review of Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age. Innovation Is the Key to Better Education. In the modern economy, innovation drives growth. From the telegraph to the telephone to the Internet, new technologies increase productivity and allow Americans to prosper. But while innovation has revolutionized the American economy as a whole over the last century, the education sector has benefitted relatively little from these advances.

E-learning 2.0. How we will learn. 21st Century Skills. Be The Distraction. Learning with 'e's. The Rise of the Tech-Powered Teacher.