The World is Your Classroom.

Leveraging BEM

How to Leverage xAPI for Business Goals (1)

The birth of the latest learning standard Experience API (xAPI) is exciting. It’s been boasted that the sky is the limit for what xAPI can do to liberate learning designs outside the restraints of any learning system. The truth, however, is that xAPI isn’t a magic wand. More precisely, xAPI is a tool for learning… Read More ›

Digital Learning »

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

An Example of xAPI implementation

Big data rule the world, but not learning, yet. Big data and algorithms have decided our search results, social media and news feeds, ads we see, and even more. But we aren’t leveraging data power in our learning, they are in silos now. Differentiate with data When driving a car, there is a dashboard to… Read More ›

Learning Analytics »

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

xAPI Analytics & Visualization

How do I know? Do learners really study the learning contents when I implement Flipped Learning/Teaching method? How does each learner use the learning content? Does the content or my pedagogy work for each one? What can be improved for different preferences or abilities? I use so many technology tools and applications, how to put… Read More ›

Digital Textbook »

The Network Science Textbook (1)

Network science textbook

Network Science by Albert-László Barabási Network Science, a textbook for network science, is freely available under the Creative Commons licence. Follow its development on Facebook, Twitter or by signining up to our mailing list, so that we can notify you of new chapters and developments. The book is the result of a collaboration between a number… 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 ›

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 ›

Games for Learning »

Free Economics Games from Economics Professors (1)

Free, Ready to play, Nothing to install, No need to register! Each student plays online on his cell phone, tablet or laptop. Nicolas Gruyer, a former economics associate professor, has partnered with a an experienced developer, Nicolas Toublanc, to develop the web-based market game airECONsim (http://aireconsim.com). The objective of the game is to illustrate as… 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 ›

Experience API Powered Learning »

How to Leverage xAPI for Business Goals (1)

Leveraging BEM

The birth of the latest learning standard Experience API (xAPI) is exciting. It’s been boasted that the sky is the limit for what xAPI can do to liberate learning designs outside the restraints of any learning system. The truth, however, is that xAPI isn’t a magic wand. More precisely, xAPI is a tool for learning… Read More ›

Learning Standards »

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

Connect your product with xAPI ecosystem

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 ›