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The NMC Horizon Report – 2013 K-12 Edition

From NMC Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Education Edition (full report) The six technologies featured in the NMC Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition are placed along three adoption horizons that indicate likely timeframes for their entrance into mainstream use for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. Near-term Horizon On the near-term horizon — that is, within the next 12 months — are two related… Read More ›

mobile learning

Tin Can API Tracks Learning in Serious Games

As explained in our previous post, Tin Can API Makes All Learning Experience Trackable. Traditional learning management systems(LMS) are lack of flexibility and data portability, even with social media integration, they are more like old-school-style learning. But nowadays learning opportunities and forms are very diversified, mobile applications, web-based applications, virtual worlds, simulations, learning games, MOOCs, informal learning… Read More ›

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NMC Horizon Report – Preview 2013 Higher Education Edition

from The New Media Consortium (NMC) The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE Program, and is slated to be released in February 2013. The tenth edition will describe annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, a decade-long research project designed to… Read More ›

artificial intelligence for education

Learning Like Spock in Star Trek

Imagine we all can learn like Spock (in Star Trek) sitting in front of computers and learning with real-time feedback and instructions. It could be a simulation for training specific skills or solving problems, meeting friends in a virtual world. Computers will give you suggestions for your best next step. This kind of artificial intelligence(AI)… Read More ›

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Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics

In data mining and data analytics, tools and techniques once confined to research laboratories are being adopted by forward-looking industries to generate business intelligence for improving decision making. Higher education institutions are beginning to use analytics for improving the services they provide and for increasing student grades and retention. The U.S. Department of Education’s National… Read More ›

digital game-based learning

Learning Analytic for Digital Game-Based Learning

There is an overlooked opportunity in games – big data generated in the interactions through gaming. Game based learning is great, it’s learning-by-doing with lower costs in many cases, it’s focused on problem solving, it improves students motivation. But when we suggest teachers to use serious games to teach their students, the first question that it comes… Read More ›

(Infographic) Learning Analytics: Leveraging Education Data

Learning Analytics: Leveraging Education Data – An infographic by the team at Open Colleges

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).