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#edenRW9 Community of Inquiry Framework: new directions and research opportunities

Ignatia Webs

The best way to measure whether these elements were present or not. Sharing teaching is the most important part of the Community of Inquiry, as well as being emotionally present. Randy promotes shared metacognition as an interesting future research topic. community of inquiry conference eden eLearning metacognition research self-regulated learningShared metacognition.

free online #elearning research articles from JOLT

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reflective analysis of the collaborative design process is presented using an adapted, four-fold curriculum design framework. Hart 393-405 Improving Undergraduate Sociology Students'' Presentation Skills through Reflective Learning in an Online Learning Environment Natalia V. collaborative working eLearning journals online learning paper research always nice. Victor J.

#Ectel2015 presentation Self-Directed Learning dimensions #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

The EC-TEL conference is organised in Toledo, Spain, and I just got my slides ready for the presentation on Thursday. It will be a short paper based presentation, describing the background, method, challenges. The presentation will be on Thursday 17 September in session 5A from 14.30 - 16.00 (for unknown reasons in the learning analytics and visualisation session? eLearning futureLearn informal learning mooc online learning presentation research self-directed learningThe short paper is available through Academia here.

Free #mobile research papers from #mLearn Qatar

Ignatia Webs

Free papers on mobile learning research are made available to all thanks to the mLearn Qatar organizing team. There is a wonderful and rich overview of the latest mLearning research available at [link] With no particular reason except my own interest, I gladly highlight 3 papers I found interesting (so far, reading one paper at the time, whenever possible so lot of time to read still).

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

Ignatia Webs

Conference on open education: ECER 2012 Subject: the need for educational research to champion Freedom, Education and Development for All Just for all the gender enthusiasts in learning: Rosi Braidotti is one of the keynote speakers. However, proposals for contributions are welcome from all fields of educational research. If anyone is organizing a conference, workshop.

Free research papers on #MOOC, OER & online education #elearning

Ignatia Webs

A new, free, research filled issue of the Open Praxis journal just got published. In it you will find a paper co-authored with Aras Bozkurt, Nilgün Ozdamar Keskin and myself entitled: " Research Trends in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Theses and Dissertations: Surfing the Tsunami Wave ", which I also loaded to academia. In an effort to understand MOOCs more comprehensively, this study analyzes theses and dissertations (N = 51) related to MOOCs and published between 2008 and 2015, identifying research trends from these academic documents.

UNESCO presentation why a MOOC should be mobile #mooc #mlw2013

Ignatia Webs

While most of the discussions focus on the impact of MOOCs on Higher Education, the focus of the presentation below will be on the effect of mobile accessibility on learner interactions, as well as overall description of the MobiMOOC case (a MOOC course on mobile learning). The presentation will be shown and discussed during the upcoming UNESCO mobile learning week in Paris, France and a short description of the presentation can be found here. mobile mLearning research mobile learning unesco mooc mobimoocMOOCs are getting everyone excited.

Call for papers and presentations on #mobile and online learning

Ignatia Webs

Interesting conference options for all of us researching mobile, online, and technology enhanced learning. mLearn 2014 conference Dates of conference : 3 - 5 November 2014 Location : Kadir-Has University, Istanbul, Turkey (which is a WONDERFUL location with GREAT researchers!) call for papers conferences mLearning mobile mobile learning online learning research

#Phd update: interest for older employees learning research niche

Ignatia Webs

The quest to provide research based evidence to upgrade or at least hold on to older employees, and build a rationale to keep them in corporations based on their expertise and knowledge. It feels like an interesting professional research and knowledge niche. So, I am adding that last term to my research as well. reflection is a nice pastime). And I like it.

New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

And from Katy Jordan comes a wide-ranging study that presents the results of a study that draws together MOOC enrolment and completion data from courses across the major MOOC platforms. Thirdly, and not surprisingly in any ODL journal, South African, Balkan, Chinese, and Taiwanese researchers give us the results of their investigations into the use of specific distance learning tools. The relationship of satisfaction to learning is, of course, its own topic, also often researched. So from four continents, multiple researchers using a variety of methods.

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.

Read #MobiMOOC team's best #paper award for #mLearning research

Ignatia Webs

So we are now seven members in the MobiMOOC research them (alphabetical order): Sean C. The wonderful thing about the MobiMOOC research team is that it is an informally build group. Michael Sean Gallagher, Rebecca Hogue and Nilgün Özdamar Keskin were at mLearn2001 and they gave the presentation accompanying the paper. gladly share their presentation here. off it went.

Learning analytics as indicators of online course drop-out a paper by the MobiMOOC research team

Ignatia Webs

Under the lead of the wonderfully driven Apostolos Koutropoulos , Sean Abajian and Michael Sean Gallagher , all of us in the MobiMOOC research team (other members are Nilgün Keskin , Rebecca Hogue and Osvaldo Rodriguez and myself) got a chance to collaboratively write a paper on "emotive vocabulary in MOOCs: context and participation retention".

Why and how to use #Mendeley to create a #research library

Ignatia Webs

Four days ago I came across this wonderful post from Patrick Dunleavy on why he choose Mendeley to become his personal research library organizer. Luckily my esteemed and warm-hearted colleague Prashanth Srinavas just finalized a presentation right on the subject. So I gladly share his presentation that takes a look at what Mendeley is How to add papers the web importer document details managing your documents and references full text search citing and sharing references creating your professional research profile. Here is his Prashanth's presentation.

mLearning #research focus: new features of #html5 for future offline #mLearning

Ignatia Webs

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. What I found of immediate interest was their list of new, useful html5 features related to offline mLearning and semantic features - really nice: HTML5 provides a number of new features that almost all yield to the possibility to enrich HTML sites either by new communication mechanisms or by new presentation techniques. mLearning mLearn research html5 paper

Using Mobile Devices as Research Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Because traditional e-learning has mostly been about presentations and activities designed by expert instructors, distributed to learners via desktop and laptop screens, we tend to forget the power of the

#aufgs2012 Terry Anderson on living, learning, and research in a #networked age

Ignatia Webs

Terry Anderson speaks on the subject of Living, Learning, and Researching in a Networked Era. It was an interesting presentation, also of interest from a MOOC perspective. His focus is on openness as a scholar and the evolution of different learning approaches over the last few decades related to this openness. Connectivist learning is emergent In the classic model where a trainer has a very well defined path of transformative learning, there is very little space for emergence, this is the surplus of more open learning. Questions are still out there: are they useful?

IAmLearn #mobile newsletter is out: research, ethics, CfP @IAMLorg

Ignatia Webs

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.

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Finding jobs as a post-PhD: strategies & opportunities #PhD #research #job

Ignatia Webs

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). 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.

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. 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.

Mobile Learning Edge Roadmap

Mobile Learning Edge

Download the Mobile Learning Implementation Roadmap by Gary Woodill, i5 Research. How-to Presentations Toolsmlearning implementation road map.

Future Mobile Learning

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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?

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

Ignatia Webs

If you can, take the rest of the week off for research purposes. 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. change conference future of education mooc OER open education presentation there are sessions of interest.

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An overview on the benefits of social media for researchers

Ignatia Webs

This powerpoint is part of a presentation I gave during the emerging voices conference preparation week at Antwerpen, Belgium. It covers the basic reasons on why to dive into social media tools if you are a researcher. Benefits of social media for researchers 2010 slideshare View more presentations from ignatia.

Presentation given at Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town

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Below is the presentation that I gave at the Girl Geek Dinner in Cape Town , 4 May, about women, mobiles ( mwomen ) and exciting possibilities. According to research shown in the report, the barriers to womens’ adoption of mobile phones are: The price of handsets and services; Traditional attitudes towards women’s ownership of productive assets; and. This really struck me.

Infographics for Social Media

Mobile Learning Edge

Additionally, they also show how powerful the social media is, and how it’s permeated corporations culture and systems: According to The Society for New Communication Research (SFNCR), 92 percent of executives are users of LinkedIn, 51 percent are on Facebook, and 41 percent are on Twitter because these tools are “a great way to keep track of peers and colleagues.” elliance.com.

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. Starting from the history of MOOCs and their general design, the session will gradually focus on the different learner interactions, mapping preliminary results of a research I am conducting into the effect of mobile access on MOOC learner interactions.

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First international 3 min #phd #thesis contest - can it be done?!

Ignatia Webs

Judging Criteria - People''s Choice Comprehension: Did the presentation help the audience understand the research? eLearning online learning online meeting presentation research The wonderful Terry Anderson of Athabasca University in Canada has gathered international partners for the first international 3 minute online thesis contest. Exciting! Quite a challenge!

Historical #EdTech perspective for all researchers @sharplm

Ignatia Webs

This is a great, brief set of slides (33 slides) which allows us aspiring/experienced researchers to quickly anchor our own EdTech research or ideas into a historical EdTech perspective (mine: phenomenology, MOOC, social learning). logo programming, mobile learning) all the while linking to inspirational EdTech people who changed the journey of many EdTech researchers (e.g.

#Informal learning and the master deck of the guru

Ignatia Webs

It is a treasure of key ideas and at the same time such a great personal time saver, as well as a knowledge/management tailoring device. I can see how such a deck, build with my own set of slides and key pointers would enable me to draw up a meaningful presentation in no time, or I could even tailor a presentation on the go having such a master deck at my back hand draw. It can be used for both face-to-face, as well as virtual presentations, so you could even use it while teaching a subject. eLearning presentation knowledge management informal learninggreat.

If 80% is #informal #learning, why focus on inner-MOOC actions? #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

A small ''brain wandering journey'' on why I feel MOOC research should look more intensely at informal learning outside of the actual MOOCs (informal learning generated by the dynamics in MOOCs), and overall lifelong learning in an ever changing online learning environment, for a workforce that is becoming older in an knowledge driven era. Informal learning in mixed online/IRL settings.

Intro to Educational Technology by Mike Sharples #EdTech

Ignatia Webs

A nice overview of early educational technology presented by Mike Sharples , the pedagogical lead of FutureLearn and longtime EdTech researcher. The focus of this talk is first on technology for education, followed by zooming in on the learning bit of the EdTech, and at the end a brief look at evaluating learning.

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. Mart is an experienced lecturer, trainer and a researcher in the field of Technology-Enhanced Learning. Knowledge construction in Massive Online courses is her new research interest.

#mlearn12 impact of #learner interactions on mobile enabled open courses

Ignatia Webs

Presentation giving an overview of the first steps in a study looking at the impact of mobile accessibility on learner interactions in an open, online course. This presentation was given during mLearn12 in Helsinki, finland. First research data mlearn2012 mobile access in mooc course def from Inge Ignatia de Waard. mobile mLearning education research social media mobile learning mooc mobimooc

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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Free Informal language & MOOC conference call #CfP #MOOC #Language

Ignatia Webs

Consider joining (by attending and/or presenting) at the International conference on MOOCs, Informal Language Learning, and Mobility. Abstracts are invited for a 20-minute presentation or a poster in a titled attachment of not more than 300 words in length, with name, address and affiliation. selection of papers will be published in a peer-reviewed and open access online journal: research-publishing.net. call for papers conference education eLearning informal learning language mooc online learning researchDeadline for submitting : 27 May 2016. Conference page.

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

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). Causality is the basis of all strong research.

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#OEB2014 keynote debate #data corrupts #education

Ignatia Webs

Example: oh but that is not going to happen some of you might think… but let’s look at Viktor, he is associated with a couple of large, financially rich universities: Harvard, Oxford) The digital data-minded professors The same is true for teachers, professors, research assistants. Research proved this time and time again. On the other hand bigger budgets and funding than ever before are going straight into big data research and implementation (for education among others), because data will enable an improved education. Feel free to share ideas and comments on it. al-Khw?rizm?,

Join the #eMOOCs2015 call for contributions and let's meet

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Whether you are a researcher, a k-12 teacher, a trainer for a big company, or getting a MOOC together for ngo missions. The main idea is that open discussions should replace or add to the traditional conference presentation mode. call for papers conference mooc online learning research the eMOOCs track offer a wide variety to get your experiences known to other colleagues.