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Using Analytics to Assess Multiliteracies 1

Learning Analytics Framework for Multiliteracies Assessment (#learninganalytics) (6)

11/17/2014 • Learning Analytics

Evidence-centered design suggests that any system of assessment begins with a conception of the capabilities one wants to develop in a learner; from there develops the machinery of the assessment system, such as tasks, rubrics, and scoring models (Messick 1994). From “Analytics to Literacies: The Development of a Learning Analytics Framework for Multiliteracies Assessment“(Shane Dawson and… Read More ›

Learning Standards »

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

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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 ›

Experience API Powered Learning »

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

verbs vs taxonomy levels

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 ›

Mobile Learning »

Mobile Learning Can Provide Solutions to Top 5 Issues of Education (#mlearning) (0)

5 steps process and eEducation (#mlearning)

A study by NTT DOCOMO and GSMA involving 3,528 children ages 8 to 18 and their parents in Paraguay, Japan, India and Egypt found 70% of children use mobile phones. Around 25% of children send six or more text messages per day by age 10 , and about 40% access the internet through their mobile… Read More ›

Mobile Learning Design »

MicroLearning in the Learnable Moments (8)

There have been a lot of studies, discussions or even products developed around microlearning, the success factors include not only chucking learning content into bite-sized units, also weaving learning into our work and life in a way that makes sense. With the rise of informal learning, and everyone has a learning gateway in his/her pocket. Now… Read More ›

iPad for Learning »

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

iPad increases intellectual engagement

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: Abstract Student engagement, and in particular intellectual engagement, has been… Read More ›

Future of Education »

Eric Schmidt on Online Education (0)

The paperback of THE NEW DIGITAL AGE: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives (Vintage) by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen hit the bestseller lists in March. But the issues the authors discuss have not lost their currency since then. From digital surveillance by the U.S. government, to Twitter troubles in Turkey,… Read More ›

Flipped Classroom »

Beyond MOOCs: Sustainable Online Learning in Institutions (4)

learners choices

White paper title: Beyond MOOCs: Sustainable Online Learning in Institutions (licensed under CC BY) Authors: Li Yuan, Stephen Powell and Bill Olivier The key opportunity for institutions is to take the concepts developed by the MOOC experiment to date and use them to improve the quality of their face-to-face and online provision, and to open… Read More ›

Digital Learning »

Developing Digital Learning Resources with Minimally Viable Product Model (2)

big data, educational data mining

Educators are just starting to appreciate the full potential of big data. For example, big data can be analyzed to create a picture of an individual learner’s course of learning, not just the level of proficiency attained but the way the learner allocated his or her time and used system resources to attain that proficiency…. Read More ›

Digital Textbook »

Top Tips for Creating Accessible EPUB 3 Files (0)


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 ›