5 Educational Trends for 2013

e-Moderation Station

Time to take a look at some of the educational trends that have emerged over the last 12 months, and that are likely to dominate the educational technology scene in the coming year. 2012 is drawing to a close, and 2013 lies ahead of us.

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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 elearningNot too long ago I went to an evening session about social media at the secondary school of my daughter.

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Trending Sources

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)? Mike Sharples’ question referred to educators, but sometimes people were talking about educators, sometimes about teachers and the two words were often used interchangeably. The role of the educator. 2011). 2011).

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CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe

Elsua

So I am pleased to share over here with all of you “ The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe “ That’s right!

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. In 2011, IBM will invest over $2 billion towards the success of its business partners with a focus on providing valuable education to help partners develop the skills they need to add greater value and meet customer needs.

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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. A recently developed theory for education in a digital age is ‘connectivism’.

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8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Educate the disgruntled customer. Use every negative comment as an opportunity to educate. You don’t have to refer to the Twitterer in the article, if you think it will inflame the commenters more, but certainly respond with educational material.

The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Obvious fact, but some of the best bloggers are journalists – once they forget their education and go with their experience. Occupy Wall Street or #OccupyWallStreet – the demonstrations have turned nasty with NYPD arresting, macing hundreds of people.

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March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Rapid Intake Mobile Learning , March 1, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals.

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

Education and career growth.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

Over at the BrainYard , my good friend, Rachel Happe , put together, just recently, a rather interesting and insightful blog post under the heading “ Got Culture?

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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Inequality and Abuse of Power and Wealth as the Issue of 2011: A recent OECD report put the US at the bottom of the heap of affluent nations in social justice (poverty, health, education and income/wealth inequality). Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt.

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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. Sebastian Thrun: In 2011 I attended a TED talk by Sal Kahn, whom I adore. That made me believe it’s time to try something radically new in education. I found the line about comparative performance most fascinating: Fortune: You’ve been a Google executive and Stanford professor. Where did you get the idea for Udacity, your online-courses startup?

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Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

how we “discover&# educational information is by searching exactly for what we want when the timing and context is right. On a final note – except for laughing babies and crying cats on YouTube – most of what I connect to in social media is “educational&# and “training&# and information gathering and distribution. I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people.

Traditional Media brainwashing Australians about Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter can deliver so much more as long as you are discerning and find connections to what interests and educates and entertains you. NSW Police have been made aware of a Facebook page that has allegedly made disturbing death threats against baby-faced singer Jack Vidgen.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat?

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s the old antiquated view: “media training” educates how to do media interviews vs “social media training” which is what not to do.

My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Collective Intelligence and Social Networks

Portals and KM

Brian’s organization provides education for Vets and high school kids in need. He referred to Erik Brynjolfsson’s work in the morning panel (see 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Notes: Academic Keynote Panel ). 

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Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0

Jenny Connected

Oct 05, 2011 11:00 AM Mountain Time (Canada) Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0 – online research seminar for Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER) at Athabasca University - Emergent Learning in the New Learning Ecologies. Tagged: Athabasca University , CIDER , education , emergent learning , learning , presentation , Research. Emergent Learning Athabasca University CIDER education emergent learning learning presentation Research

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Without communication channels, it would take forever to bring up to speed the next village and the one after that on latest crop, health and education techniques.

European Innovation and Creativity Conference September 2011 Portugal

The Bumble Bee

The aim of the ECCIXII conference is to bring together methods and tools from collaborative arts, science, business, education, technology and social development, which can be adapted to innovation in organizations.

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

No doubt traditional media such as magazines and newspapers will turn the story into a “social media is bad for your business, watch out&# rather than highlight the fact that many social issues are now being truly discussed and educated and in some cases resolved in social media.

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. iear #slide2learn #edapp - uLearning Blog , April 27, 2011 Keyword Texting!

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

Through plenty of dedication, communications, executive sponsorship, education, unprecedented leadership, etc.

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Elsua

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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. Tagged: #change11 , change , education , eLearning , learning , teaching , Tony Bates. CCK11 ChangeMOOC11 #change11 change education eLearning learning teaching Tony Bates

My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values

Portals and KM

She sees there is a lack of education in the value proposition on using prediction to make changes in anticipation. Here are more of my notes from the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values. Participants included: Moderator: Michael S.

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Elsua

Let’s go back in time for a minute … When was the last time you had some kind of education, or training, on collaborating effectively with your team colleagues in a co-located environment?

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Ignatia Webs , January 11, 2011 #SCORM the future of #elearning?

Central Desktop User Conference - September 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop have announced today its first ever user conference - coming up in September 2011. I can't attend due to other commitments, but it's looking good this far out: " Please join us at Collabosphere 2011: Elevate, Central Desktop's first annual user conference!

The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock – Redefining How You Work for Best Performance

Elsua

Read on … In that thread, Sam Ramadan shared a rather interesting and intriguing link to a rather enlightening and educational documentary that has completely blown my mind away!

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Recording of Etienne Wenger’s talk

Jenny Connected

Tagged: community , CoPs , education , identity , learning , Wenger. Communities of practice community CoPs education identity learning WengerHere is the link to the talk given by Etienne Wenger to Lancaster University, UK last month – Learning in and across landscapes of practice. This is a long talk and there is a lot in it to digest.

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Life In A Perpetual Learning State

Elsua

Even our own education system is being affected by it quite a bit and probably without an option to ever look back. for the last few years, around the topic of Education in the 20th century and Education in the 21st century.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

on providing education on making use of all of these social software tools, which I found rather intriguing, because it looks like we are bound to repeat the very same mistakes we did back then when something called email, or Instant Messaging, for that matter!

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9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

Show them, educate them, help raise the right level of expectations and negotiate that mutual respectful agreement that should work both ways in equal terms. .

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My Favorite Tweets for May 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

" RT @outstart : using #education as a marketing tool [link]. April 2011 “Content is the Fuel of the Social Web” report [link]. Adoption Council 2011 Salary Survey [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Facebook: Bans 20,000 young children daily

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Stop banning and start educating! Every day Facebook removes access to 20,000 members under the age of 13 for lying about their age. They lie about their age because under 13′s are not allowed on Facebook. Should Facebook ban them?

Purpos/ed

SocialTech

. The purpose of education is to enable people to understand, navigate, contribute to, challenge and change the world. Education should critically ensure children, young people and adults are equipped to be unsettled, confronted by difference, to be changed, and to effect change.

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Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Elsua

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