Copyright and Education in Europe: 15 everyday cases in 15 countries - International Communia Association. Today we publish the findings of a new study carried out by Teresa Nobre that intends to demonstrate the impact exerted by narrow educational exceptions in everyday practices.
She accomplishes this purpose by analysing 15 educational scenarios involving the use of protected materials under the copyright laws of 15 European countries: the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and the United Kingdom. Almost no case law was analysed, and uses permitted under licenses, namely extended collective licenses, are not indicated here. Thus, the study does not give a detailed picture of all the countries under analysis. Materials available for educational uses. SO, What’s THE CHANGE For Teachers In 21st Century Education!? – EDU: Digital CitiZENship, CyberSecurity, eSkills, Modern EDU by Gust MEES.
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The Keystone Species of Digital Learning Environments. The keystone About Keystone-ness Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) are used to mean more or less the same thing.
For example, the term LMS is used for Blackboard Learn in Australia and VLE for the same system in the UK. As I’m in Australia today, I’ve used the term LMS in this blog. For me, LMSs are like keystone species of biological ecosystems. 21st Century Skills Have Always Been "Needed" Skills, But Now We Need Them More Than Ever - A.J. JULIANI. It’s 2017.
Communication is changing fast (my 7-yr old daughter and I just exchanged Snaps while I am in Chicago and she is outside of Philadelphia in different time zones, with real-time interaction). Collaboration has evolved to a point of instantaneous feedback loops (my colleague and I are on a shared Google Slide presentation changing and adding to slides for this week’s presentation in real-time, able to modify and go back to old versions if need be.
We also shared this with someone who is going to be in the presentation to get their feedback on a teacher perspective.) Critical Thinking has become a necessity in order to not only solve big problems, but every day issues (we know teachers learn best from other teachers, but it is increasingly harder to get teachers into each other’s room due to sub shortages and other factors. The Future of Free Speech, Trolls, Anonymity and Fake News Online. Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse.
This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe spaces’ separated from free-for-all zones. Some worry this will hurt the open exchange of ideas and compromise privacy The internet supports a global ecosystem of social interaction. Modern life revolves around the network, with its status updates, news feeds, comment chains, political advocacy, omnipresent reviews, rankings and ratings. Log In. 5 innovations that transformed education (and one that hasn’t happened yet) Teachers and learners are finding new ways to use modern technology in the field of education.
What are some of the innovations that changed the way we learn? What's the next big innovation? 1. In an era of knowledge abundance – Part 2 – Small Blog On Networked Learning. “What does a pedagogy of abundance look like?”
, I asked in part one of this little series of blog posts following in the footsteps of Martin Weller’s article “A pedagogy of abundance” (2011). I suggested that rhizomatic learning might be such a pedagogy of abundance, a pedagogy based on a multiplicity of theories of learning: social constructivism, connectivism, and communities of practice that are combined into a situative and social learning approach. ‘Community’ and ‘networks’ are equally important to Dave Cormier’s conception of rhizomatic learning, and this is my continuing investigation of how rhizomatic learning can be evaluated as a pedagogy of abundance. Turning the tables – how do copyright laws measure up for libraries? Every April, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) issues the "Special 301 Report", an annual review of the state of intellectual property (IP) rights with US trading partners around the world.
Countries deemed to have inadequate IP protection and enforcement are graded into categories - priority watch list and watch list - in the report that is usually hailed by industry and assailed by public interest groups who complain about one-sidedness and lack of balance in its findings. Strategic Planning in e-Learning. As spring descends upon us, thoughts of innovation and new ideas start to burst forth.
My thoughts are carefully concentrated on strategic planning, which my current university undertakes every five years or so. Most corporations take on the task more frequently, and those of us on the front lines recognize it is being done constantly. How to help autistic students succeed at university. About one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum, so the chances are that some of your students have been, or will be, diagnosed as autistic.
The condition can have a considerable effect on how well a student is able to cope at university, which involves decisions about what to study and whether to leave the familiarity of home; navigating a new campus; and relating to teaching staff and fellow students. And that’s just the start of it. Typical academic situations such as group work and taking notes in lectures can present real challenges for those who have difficulty understanding unwritten social rules. The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future. Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article written by Katie Lepi that originally appeared on June 7th, 2014. We believe this information is still highly relevant, but we wanted to update it with the latest thinking. To do that, we invited writer Michael Sledd to take the reins. Education has traditionally focused on the basic “3Rs” of reading, writing and arithmetic. However, as the ever increasing pace of technological innovation drives changes in the world, educators must re-evaluate whether the skills they teach truly provide their students with the best opportunities to succeed in school, the workforce, and in life overall.
This naturally leads to the question of what those skills are or will be, and while there are other excellent suggestions out there, Pearson’s 2014 edition of “The Learning Curve” report lists the 8 skills below as those most necessary to succeed in the 21st century. Understanding and Teaching These Skills Leadership. Online learning is here to stay.
A digital ‘Arab Spring’ for higher education? The phrase “Digital Life and Mobile Learning” is intended to summarise the tensions and paradox between two powerful and significant ideas. These ideas are, on the one hand, the attempts in schools, colleges and universities around the world to use personal mobile devices to finally deliver learning ‘anywhere, anytime’, as promised 20 years ago by the e-learning missionaries and visionaries, and, on the other hand, the reality of people outside these institutions, using the same mobile technologies to create, transform, discuss, discard, share, store and transmit ideas, opinions, images and information.
These attempts at exploiting mobile devices within schools, colleges and universities have succeeded in demonstrating: A digital Arab Spring for higher education? The Global Network for Open Education. Joanna m-My ELT rambles. What makes a good teacher? One of my last lessons of the year was with two boys who are about 12, and I asked them that same question. It was actually part of a reading task but I thought I should start with a bit of a chit chat about teachers and hear their views. So, I posed the million dollar question. " What makes a good teacher? ' JLF0002_digitalstudent_POSTERS_ALL.pdf. The History of the Future of Education. 6 min read (This was delivered at Ryerson University's ChangSchoolTalks.) Why disruptive innovation matters to education. There is a common tendency at this time of year to reflect and refocus on what matters most and then use that renewed focus to chart into the year ahead.
In that spirit of reflection, I want to share some thoughts on why the theory of disruptive innovation, which guides our work here at the Clayton Christensen Institute, is so important to education. If you are not familiar with the theory of disruptive innovation, a brief explanation is available here on our website. For a more thorough explanation, The Innovator’s Solution lays out the theory in a comprehensive yet digestible format. My purpose here is not to explain the theory, but rather, explain in brief why that theory should matter to people who want to improve our education system. First, disruptive innovation is the catalyst for bringing about more equitable access to high-quality education. Visitors and Residents: What Motivates Engagement with the Digital Information Environment? @Ignatia Webs: Free report on #innovative #pedagogy, practices and use. Report highlights 10 trends set to shake up education.
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