Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

It centred on the relationship between open educational resources (OERs), open academic practice and changing pedagogy. Tagged: #change11 , #fslt12 , davecormier , davewhite , downes , Higher Education , OER , openness , pedagogy.

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Best Upsell is Education #Dropbox #marketing

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I think if you want to upsell me you have to educate me. Product education not just a sales reminder. Ok ok, back on topic: use your educational, FAQ, help, support whatevs files to do marketing. I’m just writing a (quick) post cos I find this stuff confusing.

2017 50

Trending Sources

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Elsua

To name: No, we don’t need no stinking education, nor enablement , because, you know, these social tools put in place are just so easy to use that no-one would need it, nor find it useful nor relevant.

2016 55

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 new Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIaD) has been created to lead on this ambition and help shape the University’s future educational approach.

2014 23

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.

2013 56

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. break the vicious circle of chronic poverty and social and cultural disempowerment through quality artistic training and education.

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. break the vicious circle of chronic poverty and social and cultural disempowerment through quality artistic training and education.

Imagism, interpretation and education

Jenny Connected

But my sense is that this is something that all writers, and indeed educators, have to deal with. In Week 3 of ModPo we have been introduced to the Imagist movement in poetry, focussing on the poetry of Hilda Doolittle (or H.D. as she liked to sign herself) and Ezra Pound.

2013 23

The 10 Principles of Social Media for Education

Evolving Web

They wanted us to think of ways the 10 Principles would apply to education. After the 10 Principles of Social Media for Business came out, people began to engage us on different real-world applications. One of these was the University of Lisbon who asked for a brief thought-exercise.

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’.

2016 23

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.

2011 26

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). He talked about research-based education from the perspective of social learning theory. (See Teaching in Higher Education , 10(3), pp.387–394.

2014 23

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

Jenny Connected

Next week I will be attending a day conference about the future of Higher Education at Southampton University , so this month’s Teaching and Learning Conversation, hosted by Chrissi Nerantzi , caught my attention.

2014 23

Moderation is an Educational Opportunity

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members

2015 13

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. 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? Sebastian Thrun: In 2011 I attended a TED talk by Sal Kahn, whom I adore.

2014 40

Notes on the NYC Department of Education Social Media Guidelines

SocialTech

NYC Department of Education (DOE) issued their Social Media Guidelines this week. There are some great things going on in the NYC public sector - in Government, schools, museums and libraries - in terms of the social and educational use of technologies.

2012 37

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 was a fly-on-the-wall documentary about a state school in the North of England, introducing us to the reality of today’s education, and the challenges for teachers and students alike.

2014 26

More Paintings for Sale at Community Commitment Education Center, New Orleans

Portals and KM

I have hung some more paintings for sale at the Community Commitment Education Center in New Orleans (Leonidas and Spruce). Part  Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices.

2016 21

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. They began to look at this issue in 2007.

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

2015 21

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education

SocialTech

Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, are. It's also great to be speaking in and supporting Open Education Week , and to be part of a worldwide community who are committed to promoting and. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

2013 21

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Anyway, a similar idea is taking hold in some educational settings. One principle of an effective meeting at work is to use face-to-face time for discussion, negotiation, and clarification - not for passing on the information.

2012 29

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

E-book – Webinars: A Cookbook for Educators

e-Moderation Station

Webinars: A Cookbook for Educators. I’m thrilled to announce the publication of my fourth book – and my very first e-book! The book has been cooking for a while. In fact, it’s spent approximately 8 months in the oven. But at last it’s on the table and ready for eating.

Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Western Sydney University, with six campuses in the area, has installed new A/V equipment in two of its campuses to trial new forms of collaborative learning in classroom situations : In place of old-fashioned tutorial rooms with rows of desks facing the lecturer, the new campus will feature 24 learning studios accommodating between 50 and 60 students each.

Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Western Sydney University, with six campuses in the area, has installed new A/V equipment in two of its campuses to trial new forms of collaborative learning in classroom situations : In place of old-fashioned tutorial rooms with rows of desks facing the lecturer, the new campus will feature 24 learning studios accommodating between 50 and 60 students each.

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. Tagged: access , broadband , online learning , open education , open learning.

2015 68

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

This week the Digital Education Team have published an updated version of the manifesto and compared it to their 2011 version on their manifesto website and asked for comment. Manifesto for teaching online: Digital Education, University of Edinburgh, 2015.

2015 96

Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Course social media Social Media Australia Training analytics business campaign Education Facebook Marketing measurement social ads strategy Sydney Twitter workshopShares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ?

2015 143

Puddle Jumping @ the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference

Full Circle Associates

Well, it is on the schedule for tomorrow morning, so I had better be ready for my keynote at the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference.

Questions about online ‘openness’

Jenny Connected

Why invest even longer hours in supporting educational practice? Why personally finance conference attendance and travel, and what are the implications of this for the education sector? Then Viv asks: Why invest even longer hours in supporting educational practice?

2015 87

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

The original cMOOCs are based on long standing principles of open education and use open educational resources , i.e. they do not create content to go into the course, they use content that is already ‘out there’ on the web and ‘open’ and link to it.

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.

‘The New World’. Fact and Truth in 2017

Jenny Connected

Like others (see for example Audrey Watter’s post – Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking ) during 2016 I became increasingly aware of the issues raise by this Radio 4 programme, of the echo chambers in which I work and live and the pressure to conform to group ideologies.

2017 64

#fslt Week 4 with Dave White

Jenny Connected

The Impact on Teachers of Open Educational Resources and Open Academic Practice in the Digital University. Tagged: #fslt12 , davewhite , Higher Education , lecturing , MOOC , open education , Open Educational Resources , rhonasharpe , teaching.

Social Media Strategy Course – Valentine’s Day Competition

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Course Education Online Course social media Training Facebook online online course social media strategy Twitter Valentines Day campaign workshops

2015 93

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

2007): Media, Knowledge & Education – Exploring New Spaces, Relations and Dynamics in Digital Media Ecologies. Data Mining and Learning Analytics: Applications in Educational Research, Wiley. Emerging Models of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, p.

2017 50

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. ‘First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education’ is a free online course, which will run from 21 May to 22 June 2012 , and will introduce new and aspiring lecturers to teaching and professional development in higher education.

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. ‘First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education’ is a free online course, which will run from 21 May to 22 June 2012 , and will introduce new and aspiring lecturers to teaching and professional development in higher education.

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.