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Survey about Learning Data, Analytic and Learner Profile (#bigdata) (2)

09/16/2014 • Learning Standards

At the ending of 2013, IBM revealed its predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years. The number one on the list is “The classroom will learn you“. In the next five years, IBM believes teachers will use “longitudinal data” such as test scores, attendance, and student behavior on electronic… Read More ›

iPad for Learning »

Using Mobile Technology for Fostering Intellectual Engagement (#mlearning) (2)

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Using Mobile Technology for Fostering Intellectual Engagement Armando Paulino Preciado Babb, Candace Saar, Chenoa Marcotte, Jim Brandon, Sharon Friesen, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Published on International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (Articles in this journal are published under the Creative Commons Attribution Licence , CC-BY.) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3991%2Fijim.v7i3.2888 Abstract Student engagement, and in particular intellectual engagement, has been… Read More ›

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 ›

Game-Based Learning »

Connected Learning in the Starcraft II Community (1)

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StarCraft, a real-time strategy game developed by Blizzard Entertainment, has been labeled by many of its participants as the chess of the twenty-first century. A report published by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub has interesting findings about this addictive game. By examining the StarCraft II community from both player and developer perspectives, the understanding of the… Read More ›

Digital Textbook »

Top Tips for Creating Accessible EPUB 3 Files (0)

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DIAGRAM stands for “Digital Image And Graphic Resources for Accessible Materials.” Established in 2010, The DIAGRAM Center is a research and development center whose goal is to dramatically change the way image and graphic content for Accessible Electronic Media (AEM) is produced and accessed, so that students with print disabilities are provided equal access to the general education curriculum. EPUB3 is… Read More ›

Mobile Learning Design »

Open Standards, Open Web Platform, Web on Everything (1)

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On 29 August 2012 five leading global organizations jointly signed an agreement to affirm and adhere to a set of Principles in support of The Modern Paradigm for Standards; an open and collectively empowering model that will help radically improve the way people around the world develop new technologies and innovate for humanity. The result… Read More ›

Mobile Learning Stories »

Secrets of Mobile Learning Failures (#mlearning) (3)

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Secrets of mlearning failures: confronting reality, from Research in Learning Technology Thomas Cochrane Centre for Teaching and Learning, Auckland University of Teaching, Auckland, NZ Having implemented and evaluated over 35 mlearning projects in a variety of contexts in higher education over the past 6 years the researcher is ready to share the untold secret: not all mlearning… Read More ›

Open Educational Resources »

Open Educational Resources World Map (#OER) (10)

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The OER world map is an operational service, which allows to: input data through web forms display data on a world map with basic functionalities fulltext search with several filters (e.g. for geographic area, country, resource type) This prototype was developed by hbz and Felix Ostrwoski from February to April 2014 with funding by the… Read More ›

Experience API Powered Learning »

Play and Learn #xAPI in a mini MOOC (1)

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Have you joined the journey of experimenting with xAPI with Jessie this year? Jessie and her team “xAPI Profilers” had built some interesting mini courses to play with xAPI while participating in xAPI design cohort hosted by ADL. Read the post  ” Experience The Experience API (#xAPI) “. (the mini course is a work in progress) Guess what? The… Read More ›

Learning Standards »

Survey about Learning Data, Analytic and Learner Profile (#bigdata) (2)

Image credit: DARPA

At the ending of 2013, IBM revealed its predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years. The number one on the list is “The classroom will learn you“. In the next five years, IBM believes teachers will use “longitudinal data” such as test scores, attendance, and student behavior on electronic… Read More ›