Displaying items by tag: education
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:06
As mobile devices march toward ubiquity, they are finding their way into the hands of our earliest learners. Parents and educators ask question about the quality of mobile device content aimed at children.
Monday, 25 February 2013 11:17
Published in Tools
Going Google in Education: its hard not to use hyperbolic statements when describing Google Apps for Education. Its that good and its free! The diversity of apps you get with a Google account is astounding. I’ve felt for years that Google is an education company and they don’t even know it.
Saturday, 19 January 2013 14:13
Published in Companies
We live in a social world. People are constantly sharing their lives and enjoy communicating with each other, but when it comes to learning, why does it feel like the world has stopped moving?
Friday, 11 January 2013 16:35
There are certainly plenty of books around to help instructional and learning designers work their magic. Problem is, few authors have taken on the profession with a critical eye on the processes and practices of the field.
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 11:42
Published in Concepts
At least partly because of the huge success of YouTube, people get excited today about the potential of video for training and education particularly in the context of e-learning and distance learning. There is a lot of hype about it but we need to examine the real benefits before plunging in.
Friday, 28 December 2012 09:51
Social/Informal Learning, Mobile Learning, Video – these three items have been “hot” for several years now, both in education and the corporate sector. Many are excited about them but the adoption of them has been slower than predicted. Barriers include cost, technology issues still not resolved, confusion about the differences between formal and informal learning, design factors, cultural factors, concerns about security, etc.
Thursday, 20 December 2012 15:08
How children and teenagers can teach themselves to code? Why technology can be used to make a difference on learning? What if Steve Jobs had re-invented the education system? At the following 10 LWF Talks you will find new ideas and perspectives about education, teaching and learning. But what is LWF?
Sunday, 25 November 2012 18:04
Blogs constitute a digital asynchronous tool, which makes it an environment very suitable for the management of knowledge and that is a reason that blogs are considered to be strong pedagogical tool. Would you be interested to know how to use blogs in education?
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 18:59
It is my humble opinion (and rather biased, I will admit) that my 8th grade daughter, Darby, is a prime example of what it means to be a 21st Century student.
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00
Published in Tools
vAcademia is a virtual world for education. Here you can learn, here you can teach. vAcademia has everything you need for effective classes and lectures: convenient classrooms, interactive whiteboards with presentation tools, text and audio communication, and web camera support.