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

Mobile Pedagogy for English Language Teaching: A Guide for Teachers

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 ›

The Really Useful EdTechBook

The Really Useful #EdTechBook

The Really Useful #EdTechBook is a book gathering experiences and thoughts from 16 educational technologists in online education, mobile learning, and technology enhanced learning. Its introduction, as below, is from the editor’s (David Hopkins) blog. Book description: Technology has invaded our working and recreational lives to an extent that few envisaged 20 or 30 years ago. We’d… Read More ›

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#xAPI Profile, Implementation and Reporting Design

This title highlights that we believe xAPI profile design, implementation design and reporting design should be considered at the same time, when you are planning your xAPI implementation. About learning and teaching, everything works, but how well? John Hattie has led a team at Auckland University, New Zealand which compares the effect on learning of over… Read More ›

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Game Design and the Zone of Proximal Development

It’s an experience many parents have had: From time to time my kids invite me to play video games with them. We pick a multiplayer game like MarioCart or Halo and they proceed to beat me silly. I keep trying to show moderately credible performance with little success. And I wonder, “How long would I… Read More ›

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Innovating Pedagogy – 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 ›

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Innovating Pedagogy – Learning to Learn

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. Learning how to become an effective learner Potential impact: medium Timescale: ongoing The… Read More ›

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Innovating Pedagogy – Massive Open Social Learning

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. Massive open social learning Free online courses based on social learning Potential impact: high… Read More ›

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Our Learning Analytics are Our Pedagogy, Are They? (#xAPI, #dalmooc)

In this paper “Lockyer, L., Heathcote, E., & Dawson, S. (2013). Informing Pedagogical Action: Aligning Learning Analytics With Learning Design. American Behavioral Scientist”, it claims that learning design can be used “as a framework for design of analytics to support faculty in their learning and teaching decisions”. But given the current nature of the tools… Read More ›

A Commitment to Iterative, Collaborative Design for Learning

How shall we coordinate researchers, solution designers or product developers, policy makers and practitioners together for problem solving and innovations in education? Design research From Wekipedia: Design research was originally constituted as primarily research into the process of design, developing from work in design methods, but the concept has been expanded to include research embedded within the… Read More ›

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Evidence-Based Practice Guides in Education

The health care professions have embraced a mechanism for assembling and communicating evidence-based advice to practitioners about care for specific clinical conditions. The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) had also published practice guides in education to bring the best available evidence and expertise to bear on the types of systemic challenges that cannot currently be addressed… Read More ›

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Transformative Learning and Self-Motivational Learning Enhance #mLearning

The results of an investigation into the connection between mobile learning (mLearning) and interactive design processes through the adaption of transformative learning and self-motivational learning were presented in the chapter of “Interactive Learning Strategies for Mobile Learning”(by Anthony Ralston) in the open licensed ebook “Increasing Access through Mobile Learning”(published by Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University, 2014). The author argues that the integration… Read More ›

How to Integrate Learning into Work and Life (#mlearning)

As we move into an era of ‘seamless learning’ (using mobile devices to connect learning experiences more easily across locations, social settings and time), we increasingly recognize that at times formal learning takes place in informal settings, and informal learning in formal settings (Wong & Looi, 2011; Wong, 2012). These articles and paper shed the… Read More ›

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Stories of Design Thinking in Schools

January is International Creativity Month. Founded by motivational speaker and author Randall Munson, International Creativity Month is geared towards celebrating the power of creativity across the globe. The ipl2 newsletter curates an array of articles illustrating how creativity is implemented in workplaces, in education, with food, with children, and across cultures. Because implementing creative projects in… Read More ›

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(Infographic) Instructional Strategies and Activity Design Ideas

“For The Teachers” (www.fortheteachers.org) has built an organized resource for different instructional strategies. They are categorized into several moments of needs when teachers want to: Determine if students are ready to move on Discuss & examine events, people, concepts and ideas Put students in groups Use physical activity to increase engagement and memory retention Create… Read More ›

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#mLearning as a Catalyst to Transform Pedagogy towards Heutagogy

Documented in the paper: (PDF file : iArchitechture), the potential for using a community of practice model built by mobile social media for supporting pedagogical transformation in broader educational contexts is illustrated. iArchi[tech]ture: Developing a mobile social media framework for pedagogical transformation Thomas Cochrane, AUT University, New Zealand David Rhodes, Te Puna Ako, Unitec, New Zealand The goal of the research was to… Read More ›