25 novembre 2016

We’re Proud to Announce the Launch of MappingEDU

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. We’re Proud to Announce the Launch of MappingEDU
Troy Wheeler, Ed-Fi, 2016/10/13

This is a very specialized piece of technology, but if you're building learning technologies, it's also an important application. "MappingEDU is a web-based system designed to do one common, time-consuming data integration task well: map one data standard to another. More...

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The Effects of Captioning Videos on Academic Achievement and Motivation: Reconsideration of Redundancy Principle

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The Effects of Captioning Videos on Academic Achievement and Motivation: Reconsideration of Redundancy Principle in Instructional Videos
Muzaffer Ozdemir, Serkan Izmirli, Ozden Sahin-Izmirli, Educational Technology & Society, 2016/10/07
Cognitive load theory tells us that presenting the same message in different modalities reduces students' ability to learn. This is known as the 'redundancy principle'. More...

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Comparing the Effectiveness of Self-Learning Java Workshops with Traditional Classrooms

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Comparing the Effectiveness of Self-Learning Java Workshops with Traditional Classrooms
Kiran L. N. Eranki, Kannan M. Moudgalya, Educational Technology & Society, 2016/10/07
One of the longstanding criticisms of self-managed learning is that students are unable to generate the motivation or technique to accomplish their goals. More...

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4 cornerstones helped Ithaca College transform its IT organization

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In a Thursday morning session at last week’s Educause conference in Anaheim, CA, Ithaca College Interim Associate Vice President & CIO David Weil and University of Richmond CIO Keith “Mac” McIntosh, Ithaca’s former CIO, discussed how they turned around the New York institution’s IT structure. More...

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35 Percent of Faculty Feel They Need More IT Support

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. More than a third of educators in our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey said they lack access to adequate support and training for the technology in use at their institutions. More...

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Report: Device Type Proliferation Poses Problems

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Last year, when an MDR survey asked curriculum directors to rate the various factors that influenced their buying decisions for digital instruction, the one that surfaced above all others was compatibility with multiple computing devices, chosen by 62 percent of respondents. More...

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Five Android apps that will teach you new skills in your spare time

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. There are always a few moments during the week spent staring at a smartphone to kill time. More...

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Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In our 2016 Teaching with Technology survey, faculty members offered their predictions on what the future holds for technology in teaching — including what hardware and systems will bite the dust over the next 10 years. More...

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Report: Video Captions Benefit Virtually All Students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The majority of students use video captions and video transcripts to help themselves improve focus, retain information, engage with material and improve comprehension, according to a new study from Oregon State University. More...

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Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. No one owns the term “master’s degree.” But upstart education providers dream of getting a lock on the words for the next generation of online graduate certifications. More...

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