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International Conference on Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching. September 1, 2016 support for research on MELT available May 1, 2017 Call for short papers July 1, 2017 Submission deadline for short papers.

International Conference on Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started - University of Leeds. 0:06Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsWhy is there such interest now in using learning technologies?

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started - University of Leeds

Well, this course will explain that, whatever your role in vocational education and training. The course is about blended learning, which means using the most appropriate learning technologies alongside our usual teaching methods. We'll be giving you practical support and advice on making the best use of technology for your learners.

To help you answer questions such as, which technology should I use in my context, and does learning technology really help to improve learners' success? I believe it gives teachers the tools that they need to develop their digital technological skills. 0:50Skip to 0 minutes and 50 seconds In this digital age, it's very important that we've got the ability to facilitate and deliver a message across a variety of media. The npj Science of Learning Community is an interactive online Community that brings together educators, neuroscientists, psychologists, and policymakers to understand how the brain learns. JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching.

Learning & education. Rich Media in Online Instruction. Association of College & Research Libraries. Learn more about webcasts and online courses offered as part of ACRL's e-Learning program, as well other learning events offered under the ACRL online learning umbrella.

Association of College & Research Libraries

ACRL’s e-Learning program provides a unique opportunity to participate in professional development events that are focused on practical, tangible topics and issues. Check out our upcoming webcasts and online courses. ACRL Presents program offers free occasional webcasts on issues of broad interest and importance to the academic and research library community. ACRL Online Discussion Forums are offered by ACRL membership units on a wide variety of topics.

The ACRL-Choice webinar program connects academic and research librarians with a host of content and service providers, publishers, authors, and other experts to discuss timely and relevant topics pertinent to the library community at large. Frequent Learner Program. Home - ILP. Blended Librarian. DIGITAL LEARNING. DigCompOrg Framework. The DigCompOrg framework has seven key elements and 15 sub-elements that are common to all education sectors.

DigCompOrg Framework

There is also scope for the addition of sector-specific elements and sub-elements. For each of the elements and sub-elements of DigCompOrg, a number of descriptors were developed (74 in total). Diagrammatically, the elements, sub-elements and descriptors of DigCompOrg are presented as the segments of a circle, with an emphasis on their inter-relatedness and inter-dependence. Digital Literacies ANZ – Connecting digital learning with digital fluency. Digital Skills in Higher Education. The work and thoughts of the Digital Learning team in the College of Design and Social Context at RMIT University. What makes a successful online learner (July 2016) Curatr. First Friday Bring Social Learning to Retail with Kaboodle A version of this post first appeared on the HT2 Blog.

Curatr

Earlier this year we launched a new digital learning and social collaboration platform built specifically with retailers in mind with our Partner, First Friday. 6-months post-launch and Kaboodle is starting to... read more How to Handle Your First Curatr Implementation: Advice from A Project Manager This post first appeared on the HT2 Blog. We all know finding the right learning platform is the hard part, right?! Future Tech: Proximity Beacons in Learning This post first appeared on the HT2 Blog. Popular ‘Introduction to the xAPI’ MOOC Returns to the Curatr Free Course Line-up As part of a lineup of free courses, Curatr’s parent company, HT2, have announced a revised version of the highly successful “Introduction to the xAPI” MOOC, which first ran in Summer 2015, and saw over 800 people from across the globe taking part in a 4-week... read more Curation, Copyright and the Law.

Podcasts - 2/7 - The eLearning Coach.

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E-learning quality assurance standards, organizations and research. I am surprised how often academic colleagues argue that there are no quality standards for e-learning. Well, hello, I’m sorry, but there are and some of them are damned good. However, I was surprised to find while doing some research for a client that there is no single source where one can go to compare different quality standards for e-learning. So I’m starting a list here, and would appreciate it if readers could direct me to ones that I may have missed.

(For more detailed information on some of these, see comments below). Canada Barker, K. (2002) Canadian Recommended E-learning Guidelines (CanREGs) Vancouver BC: FuturEd/CACE (also available in French) How To Increase Learning Transfer. SumoMe When you are about to get surgery or your airplane is preparing for take off, don’t you desperately hope the surgeon or pilot had training that transfers to the real world?

How To Increase Learning Transfer

With that same passion, we should try to ensure the training we design and develop is transferable to the workplace or to authentic life situations. Learning transfer refers to acquiring knowledge or skills in one context that enhances a person’s performance in another context. This is known as positive transfer. Assessments. Marcia Conner Assessments I developed the following assessments for various books and organizations.

Assessments

Many were originally published in Learn More Now (Wiley, 2004), which also contains assessments on observation and collaboration styles. Learning Styles - Learning skills from MindTools.com. Understanding Learning Preferences Identifying your preferred style of learning can make gaining new knowledge and skills easier.

Learning Styles - Learning skills from MindTools.com

Have you ever tried to learn something fairly simple, yet failed to grasp the key ideas? Train the Trainer Training Exercises & Resources. You are an expert in your field.

Train the Trainer Training Exercises & Resources

The management is very impressed with your skills and wants you to share it with others. You have been asked to give a talk to your fellow colleagues or anyone else in the company who is interested in the subject. The day of the presentation comes. Some of your colleagues have come from other branches of your organisation to attend your talk which is part of a series of presentations.

You are excited to be a presenter as this is what you always wanted to do, but you are also feeling very nervous. The speaker before you has now finished and it is your turn to present. There is also a voice in your head that constantly says, “don’t screw this up, don’t mess this up, you have got only one chance…” Two minutes into the presentation, you suddenly feel you cannot remember what you need to say next. You chocked… Gamificación 1. A RECIPE for Meaningful Gamification. The Thiagi Group - Improving Performance Playfully. 10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies. For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale.

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

The NMC’s advisory board includes 750 technology experts and faculty members from colleges and universities in 40 countries, and is supported by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The NMC’s latest research efforts, the NMC Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition and the NMC Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition, were released this spring, and together highlight ten emerging technologies that will impact education over the course of the next five years: cloud computing, mobile learning, learning analytics, open content, 3D printing, MOOCs, virtual and remote laboratories, games and gamification, tablet computing, and wearable technology.

As an educator, you have probably heard about many of these technologies, if not all of them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Learning and Assessment Resources. NMC Horizon Report. The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). Learning to teach online. Award Winning Pedagogical Support We are very pleased to announce that the Learning to Teach Online project has won major Australian and American awards! 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students.

My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom. After the students left, she commented on how I asked the whole class a question, would wait just a few seconds, and then answer it myself. "It's cute," she added. Um, I don't think she thought it was so cute. I think she was treading lightly on the ever-so shaky ego of a brand-new teacher while still giving me some very necessary feedback. So that day, I learned about wait/think time.