Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud | Video on TED.com

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE), and learn more at tedprize.org. See on www.ted.com

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School of Open will launch during Open Education Week

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab The School of Open (http://schoolofopen.org/) is launching during Open Education Week, March 11-15. A community of volunteers from P2PU, Creative Commons, Open.Michigan, and Wikimedia will offer free online courses on copyright, CC licenses, Wikipedia, open science, open data, open video formats, and more. I think you would be […]

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Myths and promises of blended learning

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab The term is commonly associated with the introduction of online media into a course or programme, whilst at the same time recognising that there is merit in retaining face-to-face contact and other traditional approaches to supporting students. It is also used where asynchronous media such as email, forums, […]

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Digital Literacies and Web Literacies: What’s the Difference?

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency The topic of digital literacies was the focus of my doctoral thesis, which is available to read online at neverendingthesis.com. The conclusion I came to after delving deeply into the research was that we need to always talk about literacies in their plurality and that there are broadly eight essential elements to digital […]

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Game-Based Learning | OER Commons

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab In game play, the progress a player makes is through learning. This happens as students grasp and understand embedded knowledge and skills required to successfully navigate a new system. The challenge and the progress of understanding a new concept through gaming is what makes a game enjoyable. See […]

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Issues in developing and implementing e-Portfolios

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab “One of the issues driving the adoption of technology for learning in organisations – particularly in sectors and occupations such as teaching and the medial sector – is the need to show continuing professional development as a requirement for continuing registration. Many organisations are looking to some form […]

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Kids of Today vs 1980’s Technology

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency Kids of today meet the toys of yesterday. Can today’s Kids figure out the Technology of the 1980’s? Edited by Jeremy Auten P.S. This was a fun story about th… See on www.youtube.com

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