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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 different way of learning Meanwhile, outside these universities, schools and colleges people are using podcasts, websites, blogs, YouTube and Wikipedia to education each other, to learn from each other. Education without the educators

MERLOT II - Home Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu Top 10 Universities With Free Courses Online #1 UC Berkeley Ranked as the #1 public school in the United States, Berkeley offers podcasts and webcasts of amazing professors lecturing. Each course has an RSS feed so you can track each new lecture.

OER Handbook for Educators 1.0 In this handbook Welcome to the world of Open Educational Resources (OER). This handbook is designed to help educators find, use, develop and share OER to enhance their effectiveness online and in the classroom. Digital Tools for the K-12 Classroom Course Description Are you ready to explore web-based tools to ignite student engagement in your K-12 classroom? We will examine a series of web tools and learn the basics for integrating them into the classroom. Each week we will explore an instructional method utilizing an emerging technology tool (i.e., presentations, posters, binders, stories, and scavenger hunts), and investigate uses and good practices for both teacher-led and student driven activities. You will be introduced to free web-based tools like Prezi, Animoto, Glogster, and many more.

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." Open Professionals Education Network CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort. The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. Microbial Life - Educational Resources Teaching and learning about the diversity, ecology and evolution of the microbial world; discover the connections between microbial life, the history of the earth and our dependence on micro-organisms. The expansive Sunset Lake of the Black Sand Basin is one of the largest thermal bodies of water in Yellowstone National Park. Details This site contains a variety of educational and supporting materials for students and teachers of microbiology.

80 Resources for Open Education Developers Many Open Education Resources (OER) have been introduced by governments, universities, and individuals within the past few years. OERs provide teaching and learning materials that are freely available and offered online for anyone to use. Whether you’re an instructor, student, or self-learner, you have access to full courses, modules, syllabi, lectures, assignments, quizzes, activities, games, simulations, and tools to create these components.

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