It is the worst of times. Let's find out. Sal Khan The road to 2020 began in 2009. Sal Khan starts the Khan Academy. His goal? In response, Google buys two non-profits, the Khan Academy and Udacity. What makes a thinker. The notion of teaching people to become better thinkers is such a basic concept that most people would assume the goal has always been a vital part of educators’ tool kits.
But the concept is fairly new on the education landscape, said the man who helped to define the discipline. And it has yet to accurately address some tricky cognitive terrain. To illustrate that point, Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Professor David Perkins asked his audience during a lecture in Longfellow Hall on Tuesday to answer what he deemed a “sensible moral question.” The How, Why, and When of Posting Resources in the Online Classroom. July 12, 2012 By: Errol Craig Sull in Online Education Resources—that amalgam of nearly anything and everything related to the subjects we teach and offered to our students as “extras”—give students a broader, deeper, and enhanced understanding of what they are being taught.
El uso de los blogs (y las revistas) en la enseñanza. Cada día, ponerse delante de 25 alumnos que chorrean adolescencia y explicarles algunos conceptos imprescindibles para la vida como el Principio de Conservación de la Energía Mecánica, es más que complicado.
No quiero escribir un artículo pesimista o desde el punto de vista de un mártir de la Ciencia, todo lo contrario. The 10 best websites for teaching ICT. The 100 Best Twitter Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) @tic. revista d'innovació educativa i TICs » Call for Papers. Número 11. Monográfico sobre ‘La dimensión pedagógica de la virtualidad’ En las últimas semanas hemos estado trabajando también en el monográfico que sobre “La dimensión pedagógica de la virtualidad” publicará @tic. revista d’innovació educativa ( en Otoño de 2013.
Las fechas parecen lejanas, pero ya sabemos por experiencia que “todo está más próximo de lo que a veces parece”, así que aquí les dejamos la información acerca de este nuevo monográfico que coordinará el profesor de la Universitat de València, Cristóbal Suárez: firstname.lastname@example.org Solicitud de artículos para un monográfico temático – Otoño 2013 (Finaliza el plazo envío: 10 de Octubre de 2013) Tema: La dimensión pedagógica de la virtualidad Coordinador: Cristóbal Suárez Guerrero, Universitat de València, España email@example.com.
Students Find E-Textbooks 'Clumsy' and Don't Use Their Interactive Features - Wired Campus. Several universities have recently tried a new model for delivering textbooks in hopes of saving students money: requiring purchase of e-textbooks and charging students a materials fee to cover the costs.
A recent report on some of those pilot projects, however, shows that many students find the e-textbooks “clumsy” and prefer print. The report is based on a survey conducted this spring of students and faculty at five universities where e-textbook projects were coordinated by Internet2, the high-speed networking group. Students praised the e-books for helping them save money but didn’t like reading on electronic devices. Many of them complained that the e-book platform was hard to navigate. In addition, most professors who responded said that they didn’t use the e-books’ collaborative features, which include the ability to share notes or create links within the text. Tras Blogger y Twitter, ahora llega Medium. Universities and Networks. Following the end of World War II, the United States demonstrated its belief in the important and ultimately beneficial effect of open discussion of competing ideas with support of such programs as the United Nations, the Marshall Plan, and the Fulbright Program.
In different ways, these initiatives served to expose citizens of many countries, some of whom had just been at war with one another, to the openness on which the United States prides itself. How To Engage With Active Learners In The Classroom. Students are currently enjoying the last gasps of summertime in most countries right now.
They’re outside, engaging in social activities, and constantly on the move. So what would happen if these students were thrown into a slow-moving and old-fashioned classroom? The students would get distracted, disconnected, and feel lost. ¿Libros virtuales? Bridge to Learning - Educational Research. There is an intense debate going on about MOOCs at the moment.
As Nellie Deutsch explains in an excellent post entitled Loveless MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) began with the idea of connecting for learning via personal learning environments (PLEs) using blogs, wikis, google groups, and Moodle. According to Wikipedia, the term MOOC is said to have started in 2008 by Dave Cormier and Bryan Alexander “in response to an open online course designed and lead by George Siemens and Stephen Downes” (wikipedia). However, MOOCs have changed from the idea of connecting with others for learning to the more traditional content delivery format as demonstrated by Khan’s Academy, MIT’s and Standford. Becas para iniciativas artísticas de jóvenes ´Proyecta 2012-2013´ Information. Welcome to this Slim the Ogre App on Nouns and Pronouns.
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Sala de Prensa. Tecnología. INGENIO: Con la ayuda de la OEI hemos extendido la cultura de Tercera Misión en las Universidades en Iberoamérica. Clara B. 26 - Diciembre 2010. Movilidad virtual, reto del aprendizaje de la Educación Superior en la Europa 2020. What Higher Education Will Look Like in 2020 [STUDY] In 2020, students may be able to travel to faraway continents, and attend a school halfway around the world. Experts predict technology will facilitate distance learning outside of traditional classrooms, according to a survey published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. In the study, 1,021 education experts and stakeholders including technology researchers, university directors, venture capitalists and Ivy League university professors, relayed their predictions about the future of higher education.
About 60% of respondents believe higher education will look completely different from the way it is today. Coming explosion in e-learning an opportunity to rethink journalism education. The winds of technological change are likely to blow apart educational institutes — and journalism training — and by 2020 universities will likely be quite different than they are today, according to a survey of Internet and education experts released today by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Elon University. Of the 1,021 survey participants, 60 percent agreed that “there will be mass adoption of teleconferencing and distance learning to leverage expert resources [and] a transition to ‘hybrid’ classes that combine online learning components with less-frequent on-campus, in-person class meetings.” This means journalism education will face challenges very similar to the ones faced by the media industry 15 years ago — a disruption in the economic model for schools and a disruption in the content and teaching methods for education.
Anderson said in a press release: Adopting a hybrid approach for journalism education Another reason for J-schools to increase use of digital tools. Nuevo Diario EduTwitter. Wikipedia celebra sus 10 años de creación @ Cuaderno del Profesor. Amplia incorporación del e-learning en universidades latinoamericanas.