Tag Archives: ICT

Students learn better from books than screens

Today’s students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets and e-readers. Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We’ve seen more … Continue reading

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College transformed

Higher education leaders today confront a bevy of criticisms ranging from worsening affordability persistent socioeconomic disparities to a lack of relevance in the ever-changing economy. Institutions by internal challenges and external pressures. Business models are cracking under enormous pressure appropriations decline and … Continue reading

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Horizon Report 2017 – Higher Education Edition

What is on the five-year horizon for higher education institutions? Which trends and technology developments will drive educational change? What are the critical challenges and how can we strategize solutions? These questions regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the discussions of 78 experts to produce … Continue reading

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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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