Tag Archives: data

Should we be aiming for our Learning Management Systems to be ‘next gen’?

I’ve just finished reading a blog post by Tom Vander Ark entitled “Why Aren’t There Any Next Gen Learning Platforms?“.  As Joyce indicated in her blog post (source): Well, I’m starting to think that most LMSs are simply not very … Continue reading

Posted in All, Blended learning, Design, Future | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

An evolving relationship – data and privacy

In the last week or so a conversation has been underway in a listerv of which I am a member, related to the gnarly question of where the data about students is stored. Should it be locally in schools or … Continue reading

Posted in All, e-learning, Online safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When rich and poor are too far apart there are real effects on health, lifespan, trust…and education

I listened to this presentation from the point of view of an educationalist working in a system that is currently broken. The education system in general is being blamed for not addressing (or even is seen as creating) many of … Continue reading

Posted in All, Future, News, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2012 Predictions – Technology Will Shape Who We Are

John Owen shared the following blog post by Brian Hopkins, 2012 Predictions – Technology Will Shape Who We Are As People And Businesse with the comment “this might be interesting”. Brian refers to the notion that we are now using technology ubiquitously and this … Continue reading

Posted in All, Future, mLearning, Social Networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Belonging, becoming and being: First-year apprentices’ experiences in the workplace

If you have not heard of Selena Chan and the work she is doing in the Vocational Education and Training sector – especially around the use of mobile learning – then this report is a must: Belonging, becoming and being: … Continue reading

Posted in All, Effective practice, mLearning, Vocation Education and Training (VET) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment