Tag Archives: ICT

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

A wake-up call from a cyber-expert: our use of technology is fueling disturbing levels of isolation, leaving us incapable of distinguishing between true human connection and digital communication. I am a psychoanalytically trained psychologist. Both by temperament and profession, I … Continue reading

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Technology Enhanced Learning: A-Z of apps

Here are some apps and online tools we think you might find useful in your teaching and/or learning. We have included information about availability on iOS, Android, and the web, however, some apps are also available on additional platforms. All … Continue reading

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A New Pedagogy is Emerging … and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor

There are several separate factors at work here. The first is the continuing development of new knowledge, making it difficult to compress all that learners need to know within the limited time span of a post-secondary course or program. This … Continue reading

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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi, one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is changing the answer to these fundamental human … Continue reading

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Preferiria un mestre que en sabés de tot menys de tecnologies que no al revés

Entrevista a Dolors Reig, psicòloga social i una de les veus més reputades sobre educació 2.0. Reig reivindica el paper del mestre com a orientador emmig de la revolució de les tecnologies, que assegura que ens portaran cap a una … Continue reading

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Facilitating Effective ICT-Pedagogy Integration Project

ICT remains abysmally under-used by students and teachers in classrooms, and ICT-enabled student-centred teaching and learning approach finds no ground of pervasiveness within school systems, especially for developing countries. Three obstacles still remain in the way of teachers’ using ICT … Continue reading

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Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn

A brilliant combination of science and its real-world application, Now You See It sheds light on one of the greatest problems of our historical moment: our schools and businesses are designed for the last century, not for a world in … Continue reading

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Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade

The contemporary classroom, with its grades and deference to the clock, is an inheritance from the late 19th century. During that period of titanic change, machines suddenly needed to run on time. Individual workers needed to willingly perform discrete operations … Continue reading

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The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

Technological development and the Internet have opened up learning to the point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any time. To help explain this highly complex situation and its implications for education, both formal and informal, Curtis … Continue reading

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The ICT Landscape in BRICS Countries: Brazil, India, China

This report is a synthesis of a set of reports on the ICT industry and its R&D in emerging economies. The data provided here is based on specific research complemented by desk research, expert workshops and interviews. The analysed countries … Continue reading

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