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The best Presentation on Social Learning and the New Role for Educators

mLearning Revolution

Last week I was on SlideShare.net looking for a good presentation on Social Learning that would inspire me and I came across this one by TribalCafe and I was extremely impressed with it. have embedded the entire presentation below. There is one slide in particular that caught my eye, entitled ‘ The New Role in Education.’. View more presentations from TribalCafe.

Sharing last nights presentation on #mobile #MOOC and learner interactions

Ignatia Webs

Below you can find the slides I used for the CIDER session that was organized by the Canadian Institute for Distance Education yesterday. mobile mLearning education research mobile learning mooc mobimooc social interaction presentation learner interaction community of inquiryFirst research data mlearn2012 mobile access in mooc course from Inge Ignatia de Waard.

5 Calls for #papers, presentations or/and proposals for #mlearning and #eLearning

Ignatia Webs

eLearning Africa is the premier gathering place for all experts and stakeholders engaged or interested in ICT-based education, training and development on the African continent. The conference theme "The Need for Educational Research to Champion Freedom, Education and Development for All" will provide a focus for the keynote addresses and for other invited events.

Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?

Ignatia Webs

There are multiple people present and the ideas discussed during this debate came (in part) out of the Alpine Rendez-Vous that took place at the beginning of this year. Problem In the educational reality of the second decennium of the 21st century education is molded by a variety of new factors. education technology economic crisis critical research mooc future of education

#OEB2014 keynote debate #data corrupts #education

Ignatia Webs

For those wanting to co-author on the potential negative effects of data on education, feel free to have a look at what I call '' the big data ramble, a plea for more human indicators '' (beware that is a draft, so more chaotic than the text I bring below, but. Digital divide One of the reasons that data is currently corrupting education, is because big data increases the digital divide. But which partners are they choosing, and how does this affect the other educational institutes? Which means that all of us in education will have to become data savvy at some point.

Free report on #teaching to reach education for all

Ignatia Webs

Reaching education for all has been on the lips of many developing regions and their policy makers, but the pace of that race is slow. She is right, the only way to reach everyone and ensure education for all is to invest in teachers. must admit I like the addition of ''quality'' to the ''education for all'' concept. The report is divided into three parts.

Free online #webinar on The Impact of Open Education @Edtechie

Ignatia Webs

Martin Weller ( blogger Ed Techie ), who is professor of Educational Technology at The Open University in the UK will present a webinar on : The Impact of Open Education on Wednesday 30 September at 12.30 - 13.15 BST (British Summer Time). Martin has been an OER expert for years, this webinar will be wonderful for all of us interested in open education.

#MOOC factors influencing teachers in formal #education

Ignatia Webs

This is a paper entitled MOOC factors influencing teachers in formal education was written for the Mexican open journal: Revista Mexicana de Bachillerato a distancia. gladly accepted the request, because I think MOOC can be used in multiple forms, supporting teachers in all areas of formal education. eLearning higher education k12 mooc online education online learning paper

Ideas on #bigdata and #education? Share your help

Ignatia Webs

If you have firm thoughts on Big Data and how it affects education at present or in the future. will face two GIANTS in Learning Analytics and Big Data: George Siemens (visionair and educational explorer) and the formidable Viktor Mayer-Schonberger , an established top notch Big Data researcher (Harvard, Oxford, Guru on Network Economy). then HELP ME!

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Preparing for debate Alt-C online education in times of crisis

Ignatia Webs

Some educational activists colleagues are preparing a debate during the Alt-C conference on Technology Enhanced Learning and whether or if this can be a response to economic crisis (both in education as in globalization). While preparing Richard Hall shared a presentation that stuck with me. education technology economic crisis mobile learning mooc open education conferences

All content videos on #OER, #MOOC and #opened13

Ignatia Webs

Go home, activate your internet, take which ever device you like best and look at one of the sessions coming from last weeks Open Education conference. And there are a lot of content topics to choose from: If you are interested in Open Educaitonal Resources (cases and theory - either from educational, library resources or a researcher perspective. there are sessions of interest.

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#PhD #studentships in International Education, #TELearning, a.o.

Ignatia Webs

The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET), department of The Open University based in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom has just sent out details for PhD Studentships in Applied Linguistics, Childhood Studies, Education (including International Education) , Languages, Technology Enhanced Learning and Literacies. than take this chance to apply.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

Steve Vosloo

Overlapping of education trends and mobile-enabled opportunities. Why is this technological innovation different for education than previous moments (for example, the rise of television or the popularity of personal computers)? I don’t believe that technology is the single driver of education transformation, although it is certainly a key influencing factor. Education is under pressure to change because of a number of factors. Recently, a United Nations task team led by UNESCO produced a  think piece on education and skills  beyond 2015 – key points listed below.

#CfP eMOOCs call and UNESCO call for ICT in education prize

Ignatia Webs

Call for Papers Research Track Open Education and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are nowadays used as an innovation format for educational institutions and they contribute to making (higher) education more accessible. This track will consist of panel sessions and invited presentations. But from the field we know that they have many shades and facets.

#MOOC benefits & realities for teachers & students #k12

Ignatia Webs

will give the presentation in Dutch, so I prepared two slide decks, which I gladly share. The Dutch version, for those of you interested in Germanic languages and their difference or similarities (it is quite similar): education mooc online education online learning presentation In preparation of a workshop that I will give this afternoon at the Guldensporencollege in Kortrijk, Belgium., a k12 school. In this overview, I have put what I consider to be the benefits and realities of MOOC for teachers and students.

Robo-readers: towards automated #MOOC grading

Ignatia Webs

This post is one in a set of posts that I am planning on TELearning solutions that affect all of us in face-to-face, blended, or/and online education. Some research, some critiques One of my fellow students is Duygu Simsek , who is investigating "t o what degree can computational text analysis and visual analytics be used to support the academic writing of students in higher education?".

Take Note: ‘Explain Everything’ app is THE top education app right now

uLearning Blog

For students, they can import an existing PowerPoint presentation and just draw and highlight over the top of slides, all the while verbally explaining, and export to a movie that encapsulates their understanding much better than the mere slides would. For educators, it means the option to create video podcasts is now available whenever and wherever we require it. link]. above.

CIDER free webinar: Facilitating quality learning in a Personal Learning Environment through Educational Research

Ignatia Webs

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. 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. This presentation will highlight important components, applications and tools in a PLE as identified through surveys of potential end users. PLE education CIDER eLearning

Presentation given at Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town

Steve Vosloo

Below is the presentation that I gave at the Girl Geek Dinner in Cape Town , 4 May, about women, mobiles ( mwomen ) and exciting possibilities. In 2004 I attended a screening of Shake Hands with the Devil , a documentary about General Romeo Dallaire who headed up the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide.  This really struck me. Since that night, I do believe it.

Free CIDER session on #Ubiquitous #MOOCs and learner interactions

Ignatia Webs

Tomorrow, Wednesday 7th November, I will be presenting one of the free CIDER sessions organized by the Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research. The title of this 40 minute presentation (with interactions during or after) will be: Looking at Ubiquitous MOOC Learner Interactions. The research will bring mobile learning and MOOCs together, both of which are contemporary educational formats that have opened up new pedagogical and educational opportunities to increase the effectiveness of learning online.

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CIDER free online session on project based learning for postgraduate distance education

Ignatia Webs

For those interested in pedagogical principles in clinical education: get behind your computer tomorrow! Iain Doherty will discuss the pedagogical principles underlying a taught postgraduate distance course, ClinED 711 eLearning and Clinical Education. The aim of ClinED 711 is to teach clinical educators the necessary knowledge and skills to convert their own courses for flexible and distance delivery. Allow time for this update by joining the session 20 minutes prior to the scheduled presentation start time. pedagogy education education2.0

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Future Mobile Learning

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) You may also be interested in a presentation on changing technology in education which I gave in August 1996 in which I also talked about mobile. Changing Technology from 1996 View more presentations from Judy Brown. mobile mLearning research mobile learning history future presentation ADLWhat did I miss?

eLearningGuild Online forum: integrating a #MOOC in your training environment

Ignatia Webs

My presentation is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday 15 May 2014, between 12 - 13.15 PM Pacific Time (which is 8 - 9.15 PM London time). education eLearning eLearning guild mooc online learning presentation The online forums are part of the eLearning Guild membership offerings, but you can register for individual sessions as well, although I can say it is worth becoming a member.

Call for papers on Open Educational Resources deadline 1st March 2011

Ignatia Webs

Special Themed Issue on Creativity and Open Educational Resources (OER) Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources The European Journal of Open, Distance and E-learning announces a special issue for Summer 2011 entitled "Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources". This call links creativity with OER, so will be fun to write. Underneath you will find the synopsis on the call, for more information you can take a look at the website. Papers can be either single or multiple authored. creativity OER paper eLearning call for papers

FutureLearn: pedagogical & mLearning MOOC platform - the approach

Ignatia Webs

They understand Open Educational Resources, online dynamics, getting learners accustomed with online learning. So how does FutureLearn seem to tackle these challenges (remember, I only took notes during the presentation of the platform, so I could be wrong at some point due to my speedy note taking)? And all of us are using mobile devices more frequently each day. So will it work?

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Harnessing ICTs for greater access to education for girls and women

Steve Vosloo

Harnessing ICTs for greater access to education for girls and women is a presentation given at the  GWI (Graduate Women International) Conference  in Cape Town. It covers some of the educational opportunities provided by technology uptake, what Pearson is doing in this space through Project Literacy and Every Child Learning , and the key challenges that remain to realising this potential. Uncategorized literacy pearson pearson south africa readtokids.com refugees worldreader

Tips for planning Your #MOOC #OEB13

Ignatia Webs

The way I see it, we are all in this together - education/training helps us all. conference eLearning mooc online learning presentation This slide deck will be used at Online Educa Berlin 2013 to allow people to set up their own MOOC. It is a short set of slides, with links to other MOOC information. The main idea is to get people on their way, and to make them think on where to go with their overall training. If you are at Online Educa Berlin, feel free to join me in room Lincke (first floor) between 14.30 - 16.00. will start / end the session on time.

Free webinar on phases of Merrill's task-centered #MOOC design #EUMoocs

Ignatia Webs

Often MOOCs tend to follow an instructivist approach where learners are mostly expected to acquire and remember the knowledge presented by the teacher. You can register here (for free), and there will be two speakers: Mart Laanpere , Institute of digital Technologies, Tallinn University, Estonia Mart Laanpere received the degree in educational technology (M.

Top 1% of most viewed on #slideshare in 2013 #MOOC #mobile

Ignatia Webs

For those interested in educational slide deck procrastination. eLearning mLearning mobile mobile learning mooc online learning presentation Just got a boost from Slideshare! As I was sleepingly looking at my slideshare account (I go there sometimes, procrastination, I admit), I found that the content I uploaded was within the top 1% of most viewed content. That was quite a surprise.

#PLENK2010 the future of education, my vision of the future

Ignatia Webs

This presentation came about while following PLENK , a big online course on Personal Learning Environments, Networking and Knowledge. Alan Levine's comment triggered the presentation below, which is a reply to the question he posed : is augmented reality really going to revolutionize the world. The future of humanity telepathy final View more presentations from ignatia.

Blogphilosophy on the #MOOC for credit Global Freshman Academy #GFA

Ignatia Webs

For it is clear that he – among others – is a man with a clear educational mission, and I admire that, but … it takes a neighborhood (the globe) to really make a change happen, and as such reflection must happen by the people for the people, not by the few under the cloak of the many. Just like everything, education is a societal system. First reaction: THIS IS GREAT.

#ict4d challenges to deliver sustainable #mLearning in developing regions

Ignatia Webs

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 #MOOC online learning papers from Open CourseWare conference

Ignatia Webs

The authors look at the usefulness of opening up meaningful analytics coming from shared Open Educational Resources (OER). This paper provides an overview of what the university of Michigan, USA has done, but it can easily be rolled out to other educational and training institutes or organizations, even - in my view - to an international modus operandi.

Life as a PhD student: brief overview #phd #highered #research

Ignatia Webs

As an example of high potential PhD procrastination, download the presentation and take a look at the cartoons by Jorge Cham (FABULOUS!) collaborative learning higher education phd presentation researchYesterday I sent out a call for full scholarship degrees that were open to proposals at the Open University of the UK. think this could be useful for other PhD-potentials.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

Timo Ilomaki has collected 5 different presentations on the future of mobile learning in one post, to allow you to see the variety of results.  The first presentation by Rudy De Waele is pretty interesting as he gives us multiple views from 46 different “experts&# on mobile learning. Given where she works, this presentation uses many examples from the military.

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#Plagiarism and digital #citizenship

Ignatia Webs

The presenter is the wonderful Sophia Mavridi talking about digital plagiarism versus digital citizenship, a war of words. If someone uses content I have built, surely that can only be seen as Open Educational Resources being reformatted (or not) and as such - being a propagator of open education - I must be all for it? content repetition. But still, fun idea.

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The #MOOC of One, massive is not important ONE is

Ignatia Webs

To be one is to be YOU concludes Stephen Downes in his latest slideshare of a presentation given at the 8th conference of International Technology, Education and Development or INTED2014 in Valencia, Spain. In this 28 slide presentation Stephen examine the transition from the idea of the Massive in MOOC to the idea of the personal learning environment. connectivism constructivism mooc personal learning environment PLE presentation self-directed learning self-regulated learning

Free papers on mobile learning from #IMLF2016 conference #mlearning

Ignatia Webs

To give you an idea, I am adding the abstract of her paper here: Mobile devices transcend the educational affordances provided by conventional tethered electronic and traditional learning. However, empirical findings show that educators are not integrating technology effectively into the curriculum. Every page got me thinking and gave me new ideas related to my own interests.

Belgian/Dutch debate on transforming Higher Ed

Ignatia Webs

For all of you in the neighborhood of Belgium and interested in how the Higher Education landscape is changing, feel free to join a wonderful set of Educational thinkers on Thursday 25 April in the UFO room at the University of Ghent. As a mobile learning expert we have had wonderfully inspiring discussions on how mobiles change education. education change higher education

free book #OER integration in #k12 for #ict4d regions

Ignatia Webs

While exploring OER with an edge options, I came across this free book published by the Common Wealth of Learning, edited by Ferreira and Gaultier, entitled Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Schooling with Open Educational Resources (OER): opening doors, creating opportunities. If we can continue to develop and maintain OER, we can continue to educate and to open doors.