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New geographies of learning
"Let me recap on my story so far. In part one, I argued that delivering content down a pipe is not teaching. New models of learning are needed that connect people to people – not people to machines. In part two, I showed you examples of ‘net effects’ that involve sharing, live contact, opinion giving and rating, and play. I suggested that this kind of application – and many more on the way – should be plumbed into the learning process. Now, whether we want to change or not, technology will come. Entrepreneurs will continue to innovate. Student values will carry on evolving, and their media behaviours will continue to perplex us. But we have choice: to be be passengers, as they drive a transformation of the ways we teach and the ways we learn. Or we can join them in the drivers seat – and wrest the wheel from interlopers who don’t know how to drive."
interactions  orooro  online  internet  web  howwelearn  epinions  ratings  gamebasedlearning  games  play  filesharing  sharing  conversation  small  teaching  learning  edutech  onlineeducation  education  2000  johnthackara 
november 2012 by robertogreco
Topic Overview | Edutopia
"Edutopia's success stories about what works in public education revolve around our six Core Concepts: Integrated Studies, Project Learning, Social & Emotional Learning, Technology Integration, Teacher Development, Comprehensive Assessment"
edutopia  schools  education  projectbasedlearning  integrative  socialemotionallearning  technology  edutech  assessment  professionaldevelopment  tcsnmy  pbl  socialemotional 
december 2009 by robertogreco
iTunes U Proves Better than Going to Class - ReadWriteWeb
"Skip the lecture, download the podcast. That's probably not what university professors tell their students, but perhaps they should. New psychological research conducted by Dani McKinney, a psychologist at the State University of New York in Fredonia, shows that students who only listened to podcasts of lectures achieved substantially higher exam results than those who attended class in person." [see also: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16624-itunes-university-better-than-the-real-thing.html ]
learning  lectures  podcasting  education  itunes  elearning  edtech  itunesu  research  edutech  highereducation 
february 2009 by robertogreco

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