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What Can #EdTech Business Learn from Uber (#xAPI) (1)

02/01/2016 • Learning Standards

In the past several years, the proliferation of learning technologies is exciting, many EdTech products use “freemium” business model to enter classrooms. But this also results in severe data silos issue, not to say workflow integration is left to users to handle. When a new type of EdTech product gets popular, it’s not too hard… Read More ›

Mobile Learning »

Bad Practices in Mobile Learning (1)

Yikes!

This updated summary of “Bad Practices in Mobile Learning” from EduTech blog of The World Bank (by Michael Trucano)  is more schools than enterprise, but these are common mistakes observed in multiple initiatives and in multiple places, and seem to repeat over time with only slight variations. In no particular order,  and with specific reference to common realities in middle… Read More ›

Learning Analytics »

From Data Silos to Data Literacy (#xAPI) (0)

xAPI Analytics & Visualization

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Mobile Learning Design »

Mobile Pedagogy for English Language Teaching: A Guide for Teachers (1)

Figure 1: A pedagogical framework for mobile assisted language teaching and learning

The 46 page research report on ‘Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching and learning: a guide for teachers’ is a practical and informative report. It was written by experts (Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lucy Norris and Jim Donohue) in the field that combine a strong theoretical background with experienced practical projects. Introduction The ideas in this guide are… Read More ›

Gamification of Education »

(Infographic) #Gamification and Instructional Design (4)

Gamification and instrcutional design title

Great infographic from Mia McMeekin, enjoy! Behaviors are the atomic blocks of gamification designing and engineering, the purpose is to analyze and influence them for desired outcomes. If you think of xAPI (Experience API), the statement is true as well. xAPI and gamification are both data-driven, evidence-centered learning design strategy. They are both like a… Read More ›

Experience API Powered Learning »

XAPI’s Potential in Games, Gamification, and Augmented Reality (1)

Gamification is like adding a waterslide

In this session, we will look at potential fits for xAPI that go beyond normal online courses and go into mediums such as games, gamification and augmented reality. First, we will discuss how xAPI enhances the tracking capabilities for one of the key aspects of what makes a game a game – meaningful choices/meaningful consequences…. Read More ›

Game-Based Learning »

Can Game Design Be Leveraged to Enhance Cognitive Adaptability? (1)

game design

Can Game Design Be Leveraged to Enhance Cognitive Adaptability? Patrick S. Gallagher, Ph.D., Shenan H. Prestwich Principal Researcher, Serco, performing on contract to Advanced Distributed Learning, Alexandria, Virginia USA Next Generation Learner, Researcher, Katmai, performing on contract to Advanced Distributed Learning, Alexandria, Virginia USA Abstract: Adaptability is a metacompetency critically important to the United States… Read More ›

Future of Education »

Innovating Pedagogy – Dynamic Assessment (4)

dynamic assessment

Innovating Pedagogy 2014  This is the third in a series of annual reports on innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. The Innovating Pedagogy reports from Open University(UK) are intended for teachers, policy makers, academics and anyone interested in how education may change over the next ten years. Giving the learner personalized assessment to support learning Potential impact: medium Timescale: long (4+… Read More ›

Digital Learning »

Developers, Are You Part of Learning Big Data Innovations? (#xAPI) (0)

An Example of xAPI implementation

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Personalized Learning »

Why Competency-Based Learning is Crucial for Personalized Learning (1)

With online courses and resources available in abundance, competency-based learning should play a more crucial role in education. A competency-based education allows students to progress at their speed. Students can take an assessment on-demand when they were ready to demonstrate mastery on specific competencies.  Learning truly becomes more personalized. This infographic is created by Rasmussen College. Beyond the scope of this… Read More ›