Weekly Tweet Selection. 25th – 28th April 2017.

This latest April’s week selection gathers information about Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on education, simulation environements and the incidence of Data Analysis on learning development. We have also focused on the paper of technology in both studying and teaching. Monday, 24 April • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications on education. 10 uses cases – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Education #AI https://t.co/w1cXSFQMOx #elearning #edtech #mlearning pic.twitter.com/CTOaghjjJR — eraser juⒶnjo * ✘.. Read More

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Escenarios de futuro para los digital learners

4 min Interpelando a la educación digital en EADTU 2016 Durante las dos primeras décadas del siglo xxi los vientos de cambio no han dejado de azotar el territorio de la educación. Sin embargo, parece que el nivel de transformación que han experimentado otros sectores y ámbitos de actividad humana causado por el proceso de digitalización‒con la reinvención de productos, el abandono de mercados y la creación de nuevos procesos y modelos de negocio‒.. Read More

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Future scenarios for digital learners

4 min Interpolating digital education at EADTU 2016 During the first two decades of the 21st century, the winds of change have never ceased to blow over the dominions of education. However, it seems that the level of transformation that has taken place in other sectors and other fields of human activity as a consequence of the digitization process – reinventing products, abandoning markets and creating new processes and business models – is not.. Read More

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Weekly Tweet Selection. 3rd – 7th April 2017.

This week we focus on technological trends and e-Learning strategies for teachers, paying special attention to gamification, its uses on language learning and the benefits it brings to students with learning difficulties. Monday, 3 April • 7 habits of TechTeachers (you can see a proper version of the image here). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology #EdTech #IMMOOC #ETCoaches #LeadLAP pic.twitter.com/1oxlWySC0t — Alex Lianne Carter (@AlexLCarterEDU) April 2, 2017.. Read More

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IDEAS: a new framework for next generation pedagogy

2,5 min   The eLearn Center’s FUTURA (Future of University Teaching: Update and a Roadmap for Advancement) report has just been published! This report was commissioned by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) in 2015 as an exploratory study to inform strategic planning for distance teaching higher education institutions. It was coordinated by Lourdes Guàrdia at the eLearn Center, and was written in collaboration with a team from Art of E-learning. FUTURA identified.. Read More

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The culture of innovation as the driving force behind organisations

4 min   According to a study by consultants McKinsey, by 2027, more than 75% of companies on the current Fortune 500 ranking will be replaced by innovative firms with disruptive ways of doing business that allow them to launch solutions onto the market more quickly. Other research, such as that carried out by Digital Vortex- DBT Centre, indicates that, in five years time, four out of every ten companies will be kicked out.. Read More

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The UOC’s educational model: the foundation of our teaching and learning processes

4 min   The UOC, created close to 20 years ago, has from its very beginnings been characterised by its educational model, a model that is dynamic and flexible, permitting a variety of learning situations that always fit students’ needs. This teaching and learning model embraces all the qualifications offered by the university, thereby guaranteeing its full implementation in any training action it might carry out (subject, formative itinerary, undergraduate, postgraduate and masters)… Read More

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The Funnel of Innovation applied to UOC

3 min   To manage innovation or to transform business opportunities and challenges into solutions, companies and organisations tend to use some variant of what is known as the Funnel of Innovation or the Stage-Gate methodology. This model consists of capturing the maximum possible number of ideas which provide a response to one of these opportunities or challenges. The ideas are then subjected to filters and criteria in order to discard some and develop others with more potential… Read More

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