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Innovating Pedagogy – Dynamic Assessment (3)

12/18/2014 • Future of Education

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 ›

Mobile Learning Design »

MicroLearning in the Learnable Moments (8)

Learning technology design

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 ›

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 ›

Gamification of Education »

The Most Effective Uses of Gamification in Learning (0)


An Coppens Gamification in learning works best when you make the learner think and you let them experience the consequences of their choices. Andrew Hughes Gamification can transform your material into something meaningful that users will carry with them long after they’ve finished your training. Anya Andrews Besides the learner audience engagement and development of… 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 ›

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 ›

Game-Based Learning »

Connected Learning in the Starcraft II Community (1)

connected learning in the Starcraft community

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 ›

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 ›

Mobile Learning Stories »

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


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)

OER world map api

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 ›