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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Understanding Open Educational Resources: Information for Schools

SocialTech

I''m happy to announce that Dr Björn Haßler, Helen Neo, and Janet Blair, who will working with Leicester City Council''s DigiLit Leicester project to create guidance for secondary school staff, designed to introduce and promote the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) across city schools.

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Green Chameleon » A Brief History of Arrangement

Green Chameleon

Until the 1730s, at least in Europe, the practices of arrangement, classification, categorization, and taxonomy work, were all part of the same cluster of concepts. Born in the same year (1707), Linnaeus and Buffon occupied very different social stations, sat at opposite ends of Europe, and set out opposing positions on the ordering and arrangement of knowledge about species.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow

Nancy White

Finally, I have grabbed a few minutes to add the next couple of podcasts in the series on Social Media in International Development. At the time, the context I knew Steve in was in education. Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson.

A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Developing yourself was less important. This means that the past advantageous position of Europe and North America will be lost. Are these the less educated, the butcher, the attendant at the nursing home, the cleaner?

2017 11

Online Educa Berlin 2010 Keynote: Building Networked Learning Environments

SocialTech

Leicester is home to a large Asian community, from East Africa, Gujarat, Punjab, Pakistan and Bangladesh, an African-Caribbean community, as well as residents from Eastern Europe, including Poland and Ukraine, and more recently has seen migration from Turkey and from Somalia, Sierra Leone and Cameroon. TLE is the Local Authority's integrated approach to education for 0 to 19 year olds. There is a clear role for teachers in developing such skills.”.

2010 18

TMSEN12: The Critical Debate

SocialTech

Our TeachMeet focuses on practice that works for learners with Special Educational Needs - learning difficulties or difficulties which make it harder to learn or access education. Keeping staff stay up to speed with the pace of technology practice and development.

The Cause of Our Disease

How to Save the World

In the nineteenth century in Europe the chief “causes” of mortality were not cardiovascular disease or cancer, but infectious diseases. The causes of death in Europe in earlier times were what they still are in the Third World: overwork and undernourishment.

Cause 16

The Democracy Project

How to Save the World

He sees OWS and its sister movements in Europe and the Mideast as important experiments in rediscovering the potential of a real democracy, and a society which retains real freedoms, even at a cost.

European Firms on Methods of Delivering Learning #useradoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Along those lines, I was interested to see recent research from Europe on learning methods forecasts an up-tick in blending learning approaches: " The study, which questioned 103 senior L&D managers, HR managers and business education staff, across Europe, showed that blended learning (50 percent) was the most important channel for delivering training content today.

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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2009 10

Apps for Good: smartphones solving local problems

Social Reporter

What’s different about CDI is that their approach is rooted in the highly participatory educational philosophy of Paolo Friere , and they aim to develop and support projects that may be social enterprises, and individuals who may become entrepreneurs. This approach is being piloted in the UK at High Trees Community Development Trust, Tulse Hill, London, where young people will learn how to develop apps for Android phones. CDI Europe.

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There is an assumption of selflessness as experts donate their time to communities, developers create free applications for everybody to use, communities replace individuals, and community-building is rewarded more than individual achievements. It requires intelligence to get a group of business people and Stanford developers over a weekend to think about ways to improve public services. Europe and IT. Europe. Why Gartner. Analysts. Research. Events. Consulting.

2013 13

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

We then present one perspective on the history of such sites, discussing key changes and developments. She finds that adoption of particular services correlates with individuals race and parental education level. JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d.

2007 41

Links of the Quarter: June, 2016

How to Save the World

“Syrian refugee Laith Majid cries tears of joy and relief that he and his children have made it to Europe.” Girls who read understand that people, like characters, develop. cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti.

2016 10

Language versus Writing and User Generated Content on the Web - Part Two

Portals and KM

The invention of alphabetic writing was accompanied by parallel developments in the technologies of recording media and devices. It was not until the development of papyrus that real literary and academic works could easily be recorded and transported. This knowledge eventually made its way into the monasteries of Europe where monks preserved and translated these works.

The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

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2008 41

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

We need you to do that for the world, not just Europe”. How do you tie that tangibly to education when we haven’t a clue how to measure it and I think many of us wonder if it can be learned, or it is something some of us just carry with us.

Travel Budget Slashes, Meeting Crunch and Going Virtual

Nancy White

Travel budgets are being slashed (faster here than in Europe as far as I can tell) and people are starting to think more seriously about the non financial costs such as carbon emissions of the travel and the plain old wear and tear on our bodies traveling across time zones and geography.

Links of the Month: January 27, 2013

How to Save the World

A real environmental policy to stand against the environmental colonialism of the ‘green economy’ Sovereignty over natural resources as a prerequisite for the emancipation from neocolonial domination and a movement towards integral development of peoples.

2013 10

Returning to Leading Virtually

Leading Virtually

He is from Europe and I am from the US. So we developed and grew a relationship using online and mobile tools like Skype and Picassa, and virtual worlds like Second Life and World of Warcraft in between our opportunities to visit. My dissertation focused on using virtual worlds for education and training. The second study focused on using online tools for leadership development. I have been away from writing for Leading Virtually for a little more than a year.

Returning to Leading Virtually

Leading Virtually

He is from Europe and I am from the US. So we developed and grew a relationship using online and mobile tools like Skype and Picassa, and virtual worlds like Second Life and World of Warcraft in between our opportunities to visit. My dissertation focused on using virtual worlds for education and training. The second study focused on using online tools for leadership development. I have been away from writing for Leading Virtually for a little more than a year.

News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Researchers on ECOSPACE, a Europe-wide project with funding from the EU, sought a solution to the standardization problem. The program has also developed an "expectation awareness" tool. Developers and SharePoint 2010. Paul looks at why developers love SharePoint 2010.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Affinity Circles This seems to have quite a few educational clients, interesting. With over two million downloads since inception, Drupal is used by web developers worldwide to build compelling websites.

2007 20

The Admission of Necessary Ignorance (repost)

How to Save the World

He explains, for example, that 90% of the drop in rates of infectious diseases between 1830 and 1960 occurred before 1910 — before the emergence of understanding of germs or the use of isolation procedures, and long before the development of modern antibiotics.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

Here are some of ours from this trip: Thirty two years ago Julie and I made our first trip to Europe for a skiing white Xmas in a small Austrian town called St. When Gavin was also in London he decided to do a one man surfie tour of Western Europe.

How I use social media

Nancy White

We can find, develop and utilize relationships with other humans online - and they have meaning. From Michele, I learned the concept of “warm electronic communication&# and developed deeper insights into the effect of these practices on the experience.

Headshift :: Social networks and innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

democracy design developers development digital e-government education egovernment elearning elearnspace email engagement engine enterprise enterprise 2.0

Another character based on Bucky

Endless Knots

I’ve developed an environmental sieve that lets through what I want when I want it. My dream was to take the trans-Atlantic railroad to Europe for $25. “I Women were not allowed to go to Harvard so my father educated me as if I were a boy and, when I was ready, I offered my own version of Harvard. Two people in the town of Milton, Massachusetts, just down the road from here where I was born, had been to Europe and they had to give a lecture every year."

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We can find, develop and utilize relationships with other humans online – and they have meaning. From Michele, I learned the concept of “warm electronic communication&# and developed deeper insights into the effect of these practices on the experience.

Social networks: Mikronet - A working example - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Europe closes transatlantic innovation gap Europe is gaining ground on the US in the field of innovation thanks mainly to Nordic countries leading the way. The report also highlighted outstanding performance in life-long learning, with participation levels highest among the Swedish population at 35%, compared to Europes overall 11%. On-line post group Mikronet also has a well developed online-post group where members exchange knowledge and experience.

Dyer: Why the Arabs can handle democracy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Education. Europe once ruled the lesser breeds with a firm hand, but it can no longer do that directly. People have been running their affairs that way ever since we developed language, which was almost certainly before we were even anatomically modern human beings. Modern democracy first appeared in the West only because the West was the first part of the world to develop mass communications. Search our print archives » Jobs. Homes. Wheels. Classifieds.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

Content decisions are frequently coming from software developers, rather than teachers.) Not only was it educationally effective and profitable, it also earned them unusually high respect and rabid loyalty. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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Monitor: Better ways to collaborate | The Economist

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Like Wave, Facebook is also open to outside developers. Università Bocconi: Economics and Management Education since 1902.

Revisiting Communities of Practice: from fishermen guilds to the global village - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Observed instances include SAP and.Net developers finding peer CoPs, KBs sister board for accountants, and quite a long list of initiatives.

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Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As a result, we applied over 60% of our weighted criteria based on what our clients tell us they want, a solutions partner that delivers strategy, education, services, community management, analytics and support.

The Twentieth Century was Wrong :: Blog :: Headshift

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Google Wave (continued): The Conversation Becomes the Process, and Even the Product

How to Save the World

We've prepared an online training program (a webcast), a recorded interview with some IT experts who have implemented IFRS in Europe (a podcast), and an article in our association magazine. Customers develop and subscribe to GWaves around each of the company's products.

Green Chameleon » Snake Oil

Green Chameleon

KM is no exception to this phenomenon, in fact as an immature discipline it’s a pretty soft target, given the general KM buyer’s lack of education and experience in the domain.

Manage, and you might survive. Facilitate, and you will thrive. :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

In the email and subsequent conversation I made the case that the value of the offline networking events could be increased considerably by developing an online platform with a business networking component for members at its heart.