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Some new definitions of “m-learning”

Chris Dede of the Harvard Graduate School of Education explores some new definitions of “m-learning” in his paper presented at the mLearn 2012 conference in Helsinki, October 14 2012: …m-Learning = multimedia learning Multimedia for[…]

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Criticisms of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

Via | EdTechDev MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have become a recent trend in open online education. Some people could be tempted to start talking of them as a new hype. Instead of that, we[…]

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Evaluation of the OLPC Program in Perú (Una Laptop por niño)

Information via Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is conducting a multi-year randomized evaluation of the impact of the OLPC project in Peru – the first rigorous attempt to examine the impact of[…]

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Flipping Corporate Learning (By Jay Cross)

This article was published by Jay Cross in the Internet Time Blog under a CreativeCommons BY-NC-SA 2.5 License Flipping learning is big in education. It will be big in corporate learning. Let’s not blow it.[…]

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A process that may fundamentally redefine the credentials that validate higher learning

Original article by Kevin carey in The Chronicle of Higher Education […] Mozilla, a nonprofit organization built around the ethos of the open Internet, created the popular Firefox Web browser, which anyone can download, free.[…]

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The Teacher’s Guide to Project-based Learning

Recently we came across an interesting publication on the design of projects for students to ehance their learning experiences. The work is described by the authors as: “A guide on how to design and run[…]

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Horizon Report 2012: Higher Ed. Edition – List of Technologies

Reading NMC’s (The New Media Consortium) information, we find out that the Horizon Report 2012: Higher Education Edition advisory board identified and narrowed to six the technologies to be in the final publication of the[…]

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IXL – Increasing children’s motivation in learning maths

This tool: IXL is used in more than 150 countries to motivate students and turn maths learning into an engaging experience. The tool gamificates the whole math learning process by introducing videogame-like dynamics, and  allowing[…]

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MIT’s Free Courses: a Threat (and Improvement) for the Traditional Model

In The Chronicle of Higher Education The recent announcement that Massachusetts Institute of Technology would give certificates around free online course materials has fueled further debate about whether employers may soon welcome new kinds of[…]

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Using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities

The London School of Economics and Political Sciences‘ Public Policy Group and their school’s  Impact of Social Sciences blog have posted a complete guide that explains the basics on how to use Twitter as an[…]