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The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2)

The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2)
“When you step away from the prepackaged structure of traditional education, you’ll discover that there are many more ways to learn outside school than within.” - Kio Start In this article, we have analysed the impact of social media on the education sector while also empathizing with educators on their resistance to the use of it in the classroom. We will then look at few classic real classroom examples of how teachers, students and administrators are harnessing social media to create a better learning environment and reforming public education. Social Media As A Key Driver of Communication social media is often seen as the key driver of communications and marketing. In 2012-13, The US department of Commerce ranked 55 industry sectors for their IT intensiveness, education ranked lowest (below coal mining). We’re not talking about the number of machines lying in your computer lab or iPads in the classroom. We humans have a whole history of being resistant to change. Why Resistance? Respect

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National VET E-learning Strategy Learning management systems (LMS) Integrated course management tool for training organisations to deliver content, conduct collaborative activities and track learner progress Samples Stonemasonry case study Pensez au Label de qualité européen quand vous planifiez votre projet eTwinning Les six critères indispensables aux projets eTwinning pour recevoir le Label de qualité viennent d'être mis à jour. Jetez un œil aux nouvelles conditions et découvrez quelques astuces pour répondre à tous ces critères. Les Labels de qualité eTwinning récompensent les enseignants qui ont réalisé d'excellents projets eTwinning tant au niveau national (Label de qualité national) qu'européen (Label de qualité européen). « L’obtention du Label de qualité eTwinning est une étape importante pour bon nombre d'enseignants eTwinning qui ont travaillé dur sur leurs projets », explique Anne Gilleran, responsable pédagogique d’eTwinning. Quand vous concevez et réalisez vos projets eTwinning, avez-vous les critères du Label de qualité à l'esprit ? Irene Pateraki, conseillère pédagogique du Bureau d‘assistance national grec, a récemment lancé une formation en ligne sur la manière de répondre aux six critères.

How To Use Social Media In Education (Part 2 of 2) (this is a continuation from yesterday’s article about barriers to using social media in education) The first step towards applying social media into education starts with empowering teachers by giving them freedom to use social media to engage with students and giving them the freedom to come-up with innovative ways of teaching using technology. On the contrary, let’s talk about few practical ways on how many educators apply social media to flip the conventional teaching model and make classroom & home work experience meaningful to for the students. YouTube The average teacher impacts about 3,000 students in his or her lifetime.

Death to the Digital Dropbox: Rethinking Student Privacy and Public Performance Key Takeaways Requiring students to submit work privately using a digital dropbox (or even worse, e-mail) can be a destructive pedagogical practice. Students benefit from public performance and public critique because people have to perform in the "real world" and are regularly subject to critique. Online faculty should strive to incorporate authentic, real-world types of experiences in the online courses they teach — including public performance and the accompanying public feedback.

Modèle ASPID du processus d'intégration des technologies en éducation Le modèle ASPID (adoption, substitution, progrès, innovation… détérioration) a pour objectif de modéliser le processus d’adoption et d’intégration pédagogique des technologies en contexte éducatif. ASPID s’est inspiré à la fois d’enquêtes menées auprès de plus de 50 000 élèves et enseignants au cours des 10 dernières années, de même que de quelque 1500 heures d’observation de classe où sont utilisées diverses technologies : ordinateur portable, iPad, tablette tactile, tableau blanc interactif, téléphone intelligent, etc. Ces observations ont aussi été réalisées dans divers contextes d’enseignement – de la maternelle à l’université – et sur plusieurs continents. La première phase de ce modèle représente la phase d’ADOPTION, où il est normal, au début du moins, que la familiarisation à l’intégration des technologies à son enseignement prenne plus de temps. Il s’agit évidemment de la première version de ce modèle. Le PDF est disponible ici.

How to Be More Open to Learning New Technology: 8 Steps Edit Article Sometimes it can be hard to accept that you're behind the times. But it can become frustrating to maintain a stubbornness in the face of changing technology, as you'll soon be left at the mercy of those who do know. Guidelines for media management in higher education A media management strategy and its attendant platforms need to support a policy framework that addresses institutional responsibilities towards student learning, student well-being and personal development, including over-arching accessibility policy objectives. Video is increasingly becoming an essential element at all levels of Education. Four billion Youtube videos are viewed each day. Online media is the underlying technology supporting the highly successful Khan Academy and xMOOC providers such as Coursera, Udacity and EdX.

Change the privacy settings for your video - YouTube Help A private video can only be seen by you and the users you select. The video won’t appear on your channel or search results and will be invisible to other users. Channel connected to Google+ How to Use Social Media as a Learning Tool Social media is an ingrained part of today’s society. Our students are constantly on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and likely many sites we’re not hip enough to know about, and by reading this blog, you’re interacting with social media at this very moment. If you want to bring the “real world” into the classroom, consider integrating social media into your lessons. No Longer a Distraction Image via Flickr by Sean MacEntee When used carefully, social media can be a useful tool rather than a distraction.