#edenRW9 Community of Inquiry Framework: new directions and research opportunities
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Randy promotes shared metacognition as an interesting future research topic. community of inquiry conference eden eLearning metacognition research self-regulated learningThe slides can be found here : tinyurl.com/edenone Great session focusing on Teacher presence (by MartiCleveland-Innes ) and great idea of shared metacognition (by Randy Garrison ). Shared metacognition.
free online #elearning research articles from JOLT
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
Abstract: "High-quality online courses can result from collaborative instructional design and development approaches that draw upon the diverse and relevant expertise of faculty design teams. Benefits from collaborative course design, including ongoing professional dialogue and peer support, academic development of faculty, and improved course design and delivery, are described.
Free online book on #mobile learning research
JANUARY 9, 2014
The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. You can download the 258 page book here. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F. Kenny et al.
Call for #MOOC experiences and research #eMOOCs2015
JANUARY 9, 2015
Deadline for submissions : 23 January 2015 Location of the conference: Mons, Belgium Date of the conference: 18- 20 May 2015 Type of submissions: papers on MOOC experiences and research papers. Education, the event aims to be an opportunity to gather European actors involved in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), from policy makers to practitioners to researchers. link].
1st #Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot
MAY 10, 2012
love it, so I gladly send out the news for the upcoming Moodle research conference and Dutch MoodleMoot. Alice Jesmont pointed me towards the upcoming alledgetly first Moodle research conference that will take place from 14 - 15 September 2012 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece (what a great location!). moodle research LMS eLearningIt will be a great Moodle meeting moment.
Great Infographic: The Mobile Developer Journey
Mobile Learning Edge
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
UK-based VisionMobile has released a great infographic illustrating the journey of a mobile developer, from app design to monetization. In particular, take time to download the free report titled Developer Economics 2010 and Beyond. That is because it is still complicated. As time progresses, I expect that new tools will be invented that will make the job easier. WordPress Admin
Writing social sciences #research paper #phd
JUNE 12, 2014
It provides so many useful tips for each section, just have a look and see for each section of a classic research article. The Introduction The introduction serves the purpose of leading the reader from a general subject area to a particular field of research. The literature review A literature review surveys scholarly articles, books and other sources relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, and by so doing, providing a description, summary, and critical evaluation of these works. phd qualitative research research social science writing
Free report Continued Professional Development for teachers & #MOOC #CPD
JUNE 24, 2015
It also provides a look into the approach to teaching and learning, design and development processes, various measures of success (more quantitative view and branding). eLearning lifelong learning mooc online learning report researchDianne Laurillard edited a report on "the Anatomy of a MOOC for teacher CPD" which can be downloaded here.
Gathering a #research tribe has benefits
DECEMBER 10, 2012
This in part will result in the necessary openness and willingness to grow collectively, research collectively. In the past (and present) I had the good fortune of collaborating on some research papers with fellow researchers that were not linked to my own educational institution. It was a great, open, informal research experience. in an ongoing research iteration.
#ict4d challenges to deliver sustainable #mLearning in developing regions
APRIL 19, 2012
In a previous post I linked to a presentation by John Traxler , focusing on the discrepancy between current mLearning projects constructed by the mLearning research community that are often lacking rigorous evaluation and sustainable options, and the mobile corporate world pushing for scalable, sustainable mobile projects that are based on pragmatic, transparent facts. and so on.
#OER on higher ed, corporate, personal & #development
JUNE 18, 2014
Thanks to my new contact Vivienne Bozalek from UWC, I got redirected to ROER4D (Open Educational Resources for the Global South or for development). And as I was listening to this 30 minute talk, another OER movie caught my attention: Using OER for workforce development which was presented by Una Daly from the Open CourseWare Consortium. That is a sweet thing.
Call for gender, mobile and learning research cases ideas
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
Ronda is an upcoming, yet already sparkling researcher and a prolific blogger. Call for eLearning Africa as an extra And why not give your project a double boost, and submit it for eLearning Africa if you have a potential development link in your proposal? And you can easily subscribe to the newsletter here. And become part of a growing network. You can submit a proposal here.
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning ResearchManager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Is mobile learning really happening?
Free research articles from JOLT: self-regulated learning, online learning, tutor support
MARCH 26, 2014
The one article that immediately caught my attention - because it is related to my own research - was the paper by Rowe and Rafferty on self-regulated learning (SRL), and especially how instructors and learning designers might tweak their online courses in order to enhance or support self-regulated learning. Research Papers A Longitudinal Comparison of Course Delivery Modes of an Introductory Information Systems Course and the Subsequent Information Systems Course Kathleen Burns, Mary "Mimi" Duncan, Donald C. The contents of the issue are listed below. action=add.) Kirk, Chad E.
#emooc2014 Liveblogging #MOOC research track sessions
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Paper on their talk can be found here ([link] cMOOC learning design was the basis for the OldsMOOC that was the subject of this research. The MOOC has a formal evaluation but also individual evaluation from the learners => research question Collaborative auto ethnography approach (reflecting individually, collectively, and openly (3 stages).
How can health within clinics be improved by mLearning? A research report with 29 recommendations
APRIL 20, 2011
Full research reports sometimes stop me from really reading it in full, so I was very happy when the Epic newsletter dropped this summary research report on mLearning for NHS (UK's National Health Service, but also accessible for other countries health services) in my mailbox. The report starts of with a nice overview on the benefits of mLearning (just-in-time, any place, context.)
mLearning #research focus: new features of #html5 for future offline #mLearning
MARCH 13, 2012
Chillian researchers from the Universidad de Chile, Santiago have a wonderful and useful research paper focusing on new features of html5 and how they can be used for situated learning scenarios. FileSystem, manifest and offline mode: The key of developing web applications is the combined use of FileSystem and the Manifest file. As I read a lot of research papers and come across a lot of projects, I thought it would be nice to share those that caught me eye in particular. mLearning mLearn research html5 paperAnd I gladly share some of the paper's content here.
Research around using and selecting apps for literacy learning
Cell Phones in Learning
MARCH 30, 2016
Over the past couple of years there has been a few very robust reports and research around apps and websites for literacy learning. The majority of apps labeled for "education" have no research, literacy experts or co-use strategies to inform the development of the tool. Zosh (Penn State University, Brandywine), Roberta Michnick Golinkoff (University of Delaware), James H.
12 Predictions for the Mobile Landscape in 2012
Float Mobile Learning
JANUARY 10, 2012
Featured Newsletter analytics App Store augmented reality byod collaboration context development ebooks ePub gamification health care mam mdm mobile researchJoin us as we explore the trends and innovations we will see over the next twelve months.
IAmLearn #mobile newsletter is out: research, ethics, CfP @IAMLorg
MARCH 11, 2016
The 2016 conference theme is Mobile Learning Futures: Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning. What Killed the Mobile Learning Dream - Traxler IAmLearn Vice-President Professor John Traxler recently spoke at JISC's Digifest about the current state of mobile learning research and practical implementation efforts. via JISC.
Finding jobs as a post-PhD: strategies & opportunities #PhD #research #job
MARCH 17, 2016
The session is part of the valuable CALRG seminars, which are held at the Open University (UK) and are part of academic professional development and reflection. In running up to this presentation, I also wrote down some steps that makes up a PhD journey for those interested in taking up a PhD challenge and stretch their research horizons with a formal degree. Today Koula Charitonos and I are sharing some pointers on how to guide your career to where you want to go (as an academic or TELearning professional).
UNICEF Report on Children, ICTs and Development
APRIL 29, 2014
Yesterday a new UNICEF report Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the potential, meeting the challenges was officially launched. It follows that a focus on children and on greater equity leads to an active and reflective engagement with the potential and challenges of ICT for development, targeting in particular marginalized children. Equity. Gender issues. Pilots. Failure.
CIDER free webinar: Facilitating quality learning in a Personal Learning Environment through Educational Research
APRIL 27, 2011
Next Wednesday (4 May 2011) you can follow a free webinar featuring a presentation and discussion with Dr. Rita Kop and Dr. Helene Fournier of the National Research Council, Canada. After speculation in the literature about the nature of possible Personal Learning Environments, research in the design and development of a PLE is now in progress. The researchers speaking in this session will report on the educational research involved in the National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Information Technology’s Personal Learning Environment project.
The Need for Evidence-Based Learning and Development
Float Mobile Learning
OCTOBER 14, 2013
Pedagogy and Learning DevLearn learning and development learning styles research In this guest post, mobile learning pioneer Clark Quinn argues for the need of evidence when crafting learning designs. Clark and Chad Udell speak at DevLearn 2013 about (e)learning myths.
Float Mobile Learning Research Report Suggests mHealth is Poised to Explode in Next Decade
Float Mobile Learning
MARCH 13, 2012
March 13, 2012 – Float Mobile Learning, a consulting firm that develops mobile strategies and apps for major healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies, released the final [.]. Android iOS Press Releases Research apps healthcare apps medical apps mhealth-tag mobile healthMorton, Ill.
Any innovative #mLearning thoughts on education for development regions? #unesco_mlw
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Ever since I read A&M Texas University’s research conclusion on brainstorming and the fact that it is not useful in big groups, I have been in dubio on how to get my voice heard during large conferences or symposia. Today is the start of the first mobile symposium on learning organized by UNESCO. It is a joyous occasion, and I have been looking forward to it for weeks.
#ic_moveme Challenges and opportunities of MOOCs in Iran by Shahrzad Ardavani
OCTOBER 21, 2016
Education is an economic, political and social development and this idea and the problems this results in is tackled by research from Shahrzad Ardavani. 25% university students leave Iran: lack of jobs, superior research options, avoiding military service, candidates for suitable jobs in governments have to meet many non-professional related factors.
Looking for #online course tutor/developer in Belgium: send your resume and join the #eLearning team
JULY 18, 2011
At ITM we are looking for an online course tutor and developer to tutor a course called eSCART and collaboratively built future online courses as well. The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerpen, Belgium is looking for an online course tutor/developer to start working at the department of Clinical Sciences, in the Unit Infectious Diseases. What will be your assignment?
Youth, Work, Mobiles and Poverty: everything you need to know
OCTOBER 17, 2013
They are also unemployed, under-resourced, and working hard to put things right If you are interested in youth workforce development, and the empowering opportunities of mobile, I''d encourage you to look at the brand new Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development (mYWD) Landscape Review. Across the world, kids are our future. What type of programming has been implemented and how?
#ic_moveme Janesh Sanzgiri on Critical reflections on MOOCs in India @janeshsanzgiri
OCTOBER 21, 2016
In 2013 MOOCs were suggested as the silicon valley salvation of education, including the developing world. More importantly the current research is heavily skewed to Northern regions. The voice of the global south is being missed in research. critical research cross-cultural eLearning mooc research symbolic capitalNPTEL ( [link] )was first an OER platform.
Yes! #PhD written. looking for joyful bliss once more
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
should have know better, as research is not void from passion. Indeed, I think no meaningful research can be done without passion being at the root of it. Researching in a strong academic institute such as IET certainly helps to become a mentally enriched academic. adult learning eLearning futureLearn informal learning mooc research sdl self-directed learning
Free webinar on phases of Merrill's task-centered #MOOC design #EUMoocs
MARCH 4, 2016
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#edTech Education one on one by Mike Sharples
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Designing learning with technology: look at Design-based research: in essence a series of design experiments, Whang, Hannafin (2008). eLearning mobile learning pedagogy research technologyMike Sharples gives a follow-up talk on educational technology, now with a strong focus on contemporary options. link to the full slide deck can be found at the end of this blogpost. What next?
Ethical Issues in Mobile Learning: Scenarios for Discussion
Float Mobile Learning
AUGUST 19, 2013
European researchers have developed six scenarios related to the ethics of mobile learning research. Industry News Research IamLEARN mobile learning ethics
A free book on changing #education in challenging settings #ICT4D
JUNE 30, 2015
This lively report - well it is a free book consisting of 318 pages - on Designing and Implementing an ICT for Development initiative in a resource constraint environment is one of the most amazing mobile learning and technology projects I have read. Various frameworks, models, guidelines and tools were developed by adopting Design Science Research as the chosen methodology.
MOOC completion and drop-out rates
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
More openness will increase development in the spirit of MOOC One of the tough things she is facing is getting the data opened up for her. There are many reasons for this (she researches for non-US institute, while looking at US xMOOCs so outside the universities providing the courses, privacy issues, platform difficulties,). So, looking forward to follow Katy's research.
Mobile learning for development workshops by Great researchers
MARCH 2, 2010
Niall and Yishay recently started a new idea on the site Mobile Learning for Development (ml4d) in which they search for the narratives behind mobile projects aiming at building a knowledge bank that can serve qualitative research on mobile projects later on. Tags: mobile low resource setting knowledge research mobile learning instructional design What is it all about?
part1 notes from #xApi workshop #LearningAnalytics
APRIL 4, 2014
In the past I wrote posts on the xAPI (first one in 2011 launching brainstorm , an update on the project in 2012 , and one where the project is getting up to speed in 2013 ) which is in continued development and seems promising for learner analytics, especially the mobile options. Because I am looking to build a research instrument which sort of combines classic ''learning logs'' (i.e.
new issue of free #mobile journal and Learning #Analytics newsletter
APRIL 29, 2015
The Learning Analytics Community Exchange newsletter is out, addressing the latest learning analytics research projects and ongoing ideas from the LACE community. There is a new series of country reports from scholars renowned for their contribution to national and international learning analytics research: a Dutch, Korean, Chinese and a Taiwanese perspective. Billaud, M. Pic, D.
#PhD journey – choosing a topic writing a #proposal
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
So it is crucial to understand what makes you tick : Money Tech development (e.g. building apps, cloud) Internal human development (e.g. Steve Jobs, Marie Curie, Kofi Annan, Ada Lovelace, …) For me, I looked up to mobile learning people and practitioners working in developing regions making a difference through participative projects. education phd research