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Apple Pitches Video/Music Production Education Bundle

Campus Technology - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 17:24
A $200 education bundle introduced last month by Apple gives buyers access to the regular versions of five applications used in video and music production.

VOLS CONÈIXER ALS HEROIS DE #HACKTHESCHOOL?

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 17:20
Ja estan en marxa els tàndems centre educatiu - professional de l'arquitectura i el disseny de la crida Hack the School!

MIT Designs a Way to 3D Print with Plants

Campus Technology - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 17:16
A project at MIT has succeeded in replacing the common plastics frequently used for 3D printing with cellulose, the same abundantly available fiber that gives plants their structure.

There Is One Of Every Type In Our March Moodle Plugin Roundup

Moodle News - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 17:01
The world of Moodle plugins is a maremagnum. Some plugins are hard to classify. Lots of others behave as a bank of little fishes, hard to tell what each one does differently. They all even share the...

Google.org Commits $50 Million for Education Nonprofits

Campus Technology - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 16:57
Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google that supports education technology initiatives, has committed $50 million over the next two years to support nonprofits that are using technology to help tackle problems impacting education globally.

SELECCIÓ DE PARTICIPANTS

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 16:35
Coneix als nostres mentors!

Més de 30 professionals de l'arquitectura i el disseny s'han presentat a la crida de mentors voluntaris de Hack the School. Mil gràcies a totes i a tots!

Els tàndems centre educatiu - mentor voluntari han quedat configurats de la següent manera: 

 

The Blockchain Revolution and Higher Education

OLDaily - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:57


Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott, EDUCAUSE Review, Mar 21, 2017

This is an overview article of the potential of the blockchain in higher education. We've covered the  blockchain in OLDaily before. In a nutshell: a transaction (contract, credential, whatever) is encrypted in a block, and the block is added to a chain of encryptions. So the transaction is public and verifiable, but secret and secure. It's tempting to imagine a network of competencies, badges and blockchains, as  Doug Belshaw did last year, but the Tapscitt version is a lot more conservative: "a student receives a custom learning experience from a dozen institutions, while the blockchain serves to track the student’ s path and progress."

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Rubèn Pineda Ricart

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:57

Montse Roa Ruenz

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:55

Xabier Artázcoz García

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:53

Zulema Josa Español

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:51

Laia Llonch Serrano

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:50

David Bochaca Sandiumenge

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:48

Inara Hasanova Gasanova

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:46

EVA ALGANS RODRÍGUEZ

Educació Demà - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 14:43

Si No Personalizas, Pereces En Elearning & EdTech

Moodle News - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 12:14
A través de su magazín E-Learn, el proveedor de LMS (Sistemas de Gestión de Aprendizaje) Moodlerooms anuncia la sociedad que ha construido con IADLearning, empresa española de aprendizaje adaptativo....

Examity Intros Mobile ID Verification

Campus Technology - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 11:00
Online proctoring company Examity is introducing a mobile authentication product that will allow test-takers to use their smartphones for identity verification.

A Change Sprint – workshopping new ideas in a hurry

OLDaily - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 02:52


Dave Cormier, Dave's Educational Blog, Mar 20, 2017

There are two interesting things in this post. The first is the description of the 'change sprint' that is the focus of the post as a whole. It's a method for getting input from other people when you can't just open up ideas to the whole internet. The second is the outcome from one of the change sprints, the 'learning ecosystem participant model', which ranges between open and directed action, and working along vs. working with others. P.S. he also notes that "calls to Twitter for participation weren’ t quite doing the same thing they used to." I wonder whether people are following Twitter very much these days (other than those focused on politics).

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Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science

OLDaily - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 02:52


Anne-Wil Harzing, LSE Impact Blog, Mar 20, 2017

I agree with this assessment. "Commercial databases such as ISI and Scopus have  systematic  errors as they do not include many journals in the social sciences and humanities, nor have good coverage of conferences proceedings, books or book chapters." They are, in a word, biased toward traditional scientific publications (which is also where they make their money). It makes a difference to me.  According to Scopus my  h-index id 5.  According to Google Scholar my h-index is 26. That's a pretty large variance in the estimation of my academic impact. Via gsiemens.

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Lessons from Chicago: How to Hook Up Every Teen with a Tech Job

OLDaily - 21 Marzo, 2017 - 02:52


Jen Curtis, EdSurge, Mar 20, 2017

A long time ago  I offered my own  version of 'School 2.0' in which placement in the community was a core concept (that's it, pictured in the image). The current article describes an instantiation of that sort of vision. "The entire senior class was placed in full-time  tech internships throughout the city, acquiring job skills and building their professional networks instead of slogging through the traditional spring semester." Now the implementation was not without its issues: the staff had to scramble to find 74 placements, the high school students were sometimes unprofessional, and close supervision was required. “ We’ d rather students learn those lesson now rather than after investing 50K when the stakes are much higher.” Related:  Every space is a learning space.

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