related topics: competence, artificial intelligence, virtual reality
To be completed (http://www.insead.edu/CALT/Encyclopedia/Education/)
'iTunes university' better than the real thing
- by Ewen Callaway Newscientist, 18 February 2009
- New psychological research suggests that university students who download a podcast lecture achieve substantially higher exam results than those who attend the lecture in person.
Are virtual worlds the future of the classroom?
- By Stefanie Olsen, CNET News.com, June 12, 2006
- Learning-based virtual worlds are growing more popular in schools and among children, thanks to ongoing efforts by universities and private companies.
Nano-Learning: Miniaturization of Design
- January 2006 - Elliott Masie
- I am a nano-learner. What does that mean? Each day, I learn several things in small chunks. Really small chunks. A 90-second conversation with an expert triggers a huge “a-ha.” A few moments concentrating on learning how something works leads to a new micro-skill. What’s more, I am not that unusual. Most people acquire most of their knowledge in smaller pieces.
Using Student Response Systems to Increase Motivation, Learning, and Knowledge Retention
- David J. Radosevich, Roger Salomon, Deirdre M. Radosevich, and Patricia Kahn
- Innovate, Vol. 5, Issue 1, October/November 2008
- Student response system (SRS) technology is one of many tools available to help instructors create a rich and productive learning environment.
Special Theme: Technology-Enhanced Learning
Learning and Education: A Continuing Frontier for AI
- by Oliver G. Selfridge, IEEE Expert, May/June 2006 (Vol. 21, No. 3) pp. 16-23
- The role of education is to enable and encourage learning, beyond what a human or software system can do by itself. We must explore how to build software that can learn and be educated. This article is part of a special issue on the Future of AI.
How’s the E-learning Baby? Factors Leading to Success or Failure of an Educational Technology Innovation
- Alexander J. Romiszowski, Educational Technology, January-February 2004, Volume 44, Number 1, pp. 5-27
|People and organizations
People and organizations
Labs and research centres
- the Centre for Advanced Learning Technolgies, INSEAD
- The Center for Research on Learning and Technology at the School of Education, Indiana University
- the Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition
Organisations and associations
- Since 1993, they have provided independent, objective information about using technology for learning. They keep you well-informed on trends, best practices, tools and vendors, without bias.
The Masie Centre
- The Masie Centre is a US-based think-tank dedicated to exploring the intersection of learning and technology. The site offers resources in the field of educational technologies, learning digital collaboration, learning management, assessment, virtual learning communities.
- Eduventures.com is the digital marketplace for news, research, and professional services related to the education industry.
- Bersin & Associates
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|Projects and initiatives
Projects and initiatives
Projects on competence development
- Albert A. Angehrn, Michael Gibbert? (2008 -first version);
- Learning Networks - Introduction, Background, Shift from bureaucracies to networks, Shift from training and development to learning, Shift from competitive to collaborative thinking, The three key challenges in learning networks;
- The 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
- a description
- ; projects: (TenCompetence?, TenTube?);
- download: (html ?)
- Wikiversity is the Wikimedia Foundation's youngest project, aimed both at creating educational materials and at providing a forum to learn interactively in a wiki environment.
- A European Association open to the World, for Knowledge Sharing and Reuse. The core of the ARIADNE infrastructure is a distributed network of learning repositories.
- MELT has been designed to provide users of learning content in schools with access to more useful types of metadata that will allow them to find resources that fit their needs, language, cultures and preferred ways of teaching and learning.
- MIT OpenCourseWare
Directories of content
References (to be classified)
- Learning, Working & Living in New Media Spaces
- Learning joins the Web 2.0 world with a marketplace for small, focused learning content that is call NanoLearning?. You will be able to incorporate NanoLearning? objects into your blog, website, or business process.
the 5th Dimension
- 5D.org is the portal for learners, educators, students and researchers interested in new forms of learning.
- Patterns are designed to capture best practice in a specific domain. Pedagogical patterns try to capture expert knowledge of the practice of teaching and learning.
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