28 novembre 2017

Turkish version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ now available (partly)

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . The first six chapters of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age‘ are now available in Turkish from the BCcampus Open Textbook web site. The following six chapters will become available over the next few months. More...

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Digital badging for facilitating virtual recognition of an achievement

Digital badging for facilitating virtual recognition of an achievement 
John Arlan Brock, 2017/09/08
Audrey Watters points to this patent granted to SalesForce for digital badges, or more specifically "a computer-implemented method of facilitating virtual recognition of an achievement implemented in a database system communicatively coupled with a social networking system." It has a priority date of 2014. More...

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27 novembre 2017

Digital transforms higher ed business models

University Business Magazine logoHigher education CIOs recognise that key organisational priorities are enrolment and student success, but fail to show innovation with regard to the top technologies required to differentiate themselves and win, according Gartner. More...

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26 novembre 2017

Indonesia perlu belajar mengatasi gagap digital dari Cina dan India

The ConversationPara pengamat menyebutkan bahwa surplus penduduk usia produktif tersebut merupakan “bonus demografi” yang dapat berkontribusi pada bangkitnya Cina, India, dan Indonesia sebagai kekuatan ekonomi terdepan di dunia. More...

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25 novembre 2017

Reading 'The Four' and Fearing Amazon's Digital Book Monopoly

By Joshua Kim. What can reading about the four horsemen of the digital economic apocalypse, Amazon/Apple/Facebook/Google, teach us about higher ed. More...

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23 novembre 2017

MIT Introduces Digital Diplomas

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering some students the option to be awarded tamper-free digital degree certificates when they graduate, in partnership with Learning Machine. Selected students can now choose to download a digital version of their degree certificate to their smartphones when they graduate, in addition to receiving a paper diploma. More...

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22 novembre 2017

The digital native is a myth

The digital native is a myth
Nature, 2017/08/04
People have been disproving the 'digital native' theory for more than a decade now. Here is my 2007 coverage of the denouement of the debate. The behaviours attributed to being 'digital native' are caused not by age or generation, but by use of the technology. More...

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21 novembre 2017

Who is keeping student data safe in the era of digital learning?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. As students spend more time on digital devices in school, data security becomes increasingly important. Baltimore County has become a leader in student data privacy and security, and is one of only 13 districts in the nation to earn a Trusted Learning Environment seal from CoSN, the membership group representing the nation’s K-12 school technology leaders. More...

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Digital Learning: Education and Skills in the Digital Age

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The report gives an overview of an expert consultation on the role and future of education and skills in the digital world. It looks at which skills are important and necessary to undertake the different types of jobs available, and what skills we need to be thinking of developing now and in the future. More...

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Four tips for adult digital learners

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. MOOCs have become another option, along with the plethora of online courses already offered directly by postsecondary institutions, for busy adults looking to dip into online learning, whether for work or pleasure. And as a result, this has led to rapid changes in adult learning. The design of online classes has evolved dramatically in the past five years. More...

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