Community Capers

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Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

While at the SITE conference in New Orleans I met a young educator working and researching in iPads and special education.

Jokaydia: People (and meetup)

Community Capers

Joanna Kay opened her spaces in Second Life in November 2007 with leasehold areas offered to other educators to support the cost of the then one sim.

Jokaydia Community of Practice

Community Capers

This month restarts the Community Capers project to case study some of the brilliant examples of communities of practice that exist across the globe.

MirandaNet: Introduction

Community Capers

MirandaNet Homepage. MirandaNet’s evolution began after the 1992 closure of the Toshiba sponsored Project Miranda at the London Computing Centre.

Cultivating community in IMCoPs

Community Capers

Stories of failure to develop community are abundant, especially in the education sector.

MirandaNet: Common ties

Community Capers

MirandaNet strives to enrich the lifelong learning of professionals involved in education. Using advanced technologies the Fellowship spans social, vocational, cultural and political divide to create lifelong learning solutions for the education marketplace” (Cuthell, 2005, p. MirandaNet has a clearly articulated purpose. 2005).

MirandaNet: People

Community Capers

The Fellowship activity is overseen by an Advisory Council made up of 25-30 very senior academics, technologists, industry representatives, and government agency and education system representatives from across the United Kingdom. This structure is one of the Fellowships most unique attributes.

MirandaNet: Place

Community Capers

The public site MirandaNet is open to the broader educational community. The community resources, projects and publications link to the priorities and standards of, and are linked on, the National Grid for Learning, an English Government Clearinghouse of educational resources.

MirandaNet: Social interaction

Community Capers

The research project partnerships, between people in different educational contexts, create strong bonds between members as they come to rely on and relate to each other when working together. People rarely leave this community. It has maintained a steady growth pattern from the opening five members to the current 300+ members.

Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

It centred on the relationship between open educational resources (OERs), open academic practice and changing pedagogy. We can be more creative.

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Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

The University of Southampton’s Vision 2020 states that over the next few years we will “revolutionise education”.  The 2010). The Ivory Tower.

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5 Educational Trends for 2013

e-Moderation Station

And education is well placed to harness this potential as the debate around issues such as BYOD (bring your own device) shows. Trend 2: MOOCs.

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An alternative perspective on the meaning of ‘open’ in Higher Education

Jenny Connected

With the rise of MOOCs there has been much speculation about the meaning of ‘open’, particularly with respect to the Higher Education business model.  It is clear that ‘open’ can be interpreted in a number of different ways. These are just two examples of how apparently ‘closed’ developments within Higher Education are becoming more open.

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Educating the under-privileged

Jenny Connected

Whilst the school offers a basic education in all subjects, it specializes in the performing arts and believes in the power of art, music, dance and drama to transform the lives of these young people giving them a ‘voice’ and the confidence to use this voice to express themselves and develop their potential. de Bruin.

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Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

All the discussion questions were interesting and there was some overlap between threads, but for this post I would like to comment on some of the responses to Mike’s question: What are the appropriate roles for educators (in MOOCs)? Interestingly I could cite any number of MOOCs in which there is just one educator (i.e. References.

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The Divided Brain: implications for education

Jenny Connected

I was fortunate to be able to attend this public lecture by Iain McGilchrist at Edinburgh University yesterday evening. Source of image . ’ ‘….we

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Questions for Iain McGilchrist on the implications of the divided brain for education

Jenny Connected

At the end of last year’s course, Iain talked very briefly about the implications of left hemisphere dominance for education.

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Educating the under-privileged

Jenny Connected

Whilst the school offers a basic education in all subjects, it specializes in the performing arts and believes in the power of art, music, dance and drama to transform the lives of these young people giving them a ‘voice’ and the confidence to use this voice to express themselves and develop their potential. de Bruin.

Imagism, interpretation and education

Jenny Connected

But my sense is that this is something that all writers, and indeed educators, have to deal with. as she liked to sign herself) and Ezra Pound.

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Educational innovation: schools vs homeschooling?

Mathemagenic

It’s a pity that with the current educational climate there is often either/or situation where both sides do not want to do much with each other.

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London  (UCL)-  this week (Thurs 3 April). 2005). Chang, H.

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The 10 Principles of Social Media for Education

Evolving Web

They wanted us to think of ways the 10 Principles would apply to education.

Moderation is an Educational Opportunity

Managing Communities

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Shaping the Future of Higher Education – standing still is not an option

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #iliadlaunch , #tlcwebinar , Ale Armellini , Chrissi Nerantzi , Future of Higher Education , Higher Education.

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Social media: 4 opportunities for secondary education

Joitske Hulsebosch

The table about learning in teacher communities started talking about education in the future. They thought it was slightly off-topic but I think it is relevant enough: your ideas about the future of education will determine the importance you attach to social media and social learning. education elearningdo you read?).

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Re-Imagining Education: Remote Students Outperformed Classroom Students

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a recent article in Fortune Magazine, Adam talks with an ex-Stanford Professor about re-thinking online education. That made me believe it’s time to try something radically new in education. found the line about comparative performance most fascinating: Fortune: You’ve been a Google executive and Stanford professor.

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Notes on the NYC Department of Education Social Media Guidelines

SocialTech

NYC Department of Education (DOE) issued their Social Media Guidelines this week. Some of questions I asked myself when reading through were: 1.

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Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education

SocialTech

Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, are. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

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Copy, Adapt or Innovate? Educating Yorkshire with the Kings Speech…

Chris Collison

Last year, the BBC TV series “Educating Yorkshire” was broadcast in the UK. It challenge you to watch it and not shed a tear!

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Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

Like many business brands, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, blogging and podcasting are the tools of choice for US institutions of higher education. A new study by Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M. Lescault, Social Media Adoption Soars as Higher-Ed Experiments and Reevaluates Its Use of New Communications Tools , provides some useful results.

Is our Education System in Crisis?

Jenny Connected

But this story begs the question of whether we think our education system is in crisis or not. So I think the answer to the second part of the question -  do we need new institutions for 21st century learning?”  - depends on whether we think our education system, whatever context we are in, is in crisis. Viplav Baxi – [link].

Understanding Open Educational Resources: Information for Schools

SocialTech

There are millions of free to use resources that have been shared globally as Open Education Resources. Cross-posted from LCC SchoolTech.

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Large Systems Complex Change Webinar: Possible Futures for Education in Brazil

Networking Action

Topic: Possible Futures for Education in Brazil. Date:  Friday, September 11. Time:   7am PT/ 10am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/827415859 j/827415859 ; or  +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 827 … Net Dev

On Education

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks to Jim Hays for sharing this on Facebook earlier today. good reminder that what may appear to be slow may actually be deep. Being Effective

Puddle Jumping @ the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference

Full Circle Associates

This is a placeholder blog where I’ll post the talk artifacts (song lyrics, visuals, and whatever else we create) and resources.

Flipped Classrooms - Use Classroom Time for Collaborative Interaction #collaboration #education

Michael Sampson - Currents

Anyway, a similar idea is taking hold in some educational settings. In short, students study before rather than after class.

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Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Students will be gathered in pods of five or six with a large monitor at one end, along with additional large screens located both at the front and the back of the classroom. The feedback we have received so far has been positive. It does have a profound implication on the way in which curriculum needs to be taught to the student.”. ” Exactly.

Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Students will be gathered in pods of five or six with a large monitor at one end, along with additional large screens located both at the front and the back of the classroom. The feedback we have received so far has been positive. It does have a profound implication on the way in which curriculum needs to be taught to the student.”. ” Exactly.

Access to open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

This week I have been reminded that I cannot assume that everyone working in education will have online access as and when they want it.

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Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ? Look no further! August 3rd-5th 2015. Earlybird ends beginning of July. Really? Shares.

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