Editor’s note: A look at the emerging issues in schools of bringing your own device. How will this play out in the workplace?
Elliott Masie provided the after dinner talk to the 2012 Learning Live conference.
Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute, Donald Taylor, kicked off the Learning Live conference…
Creative consultant and author James Bannerman warned Learning Live delegates not to fall into the…
Online learning platform OpenLearning is due to launch in October (it is currently in beta).…
Editor’s notes: Google launches Google Course Builder, which just goes to show how much interest there is in this space. You can join a Google hangout with creator Peter Norvig to find out more – see article for details.
Editor’s note: What is an event Twitter backchannel and how useful is one if you cannot attend an event? Find out in this article and follow the event tweeters from the event over the next two days.
Editor’s note: A Yammer for college students? Aside from the tech itself, which will be worth a look, this is the type of collaboration tool students will be ‘used to using’ when they hit the workplace. Ready?
Editor’s note: In this article, Robin Good says: “If we learn not by memorizing facts, but by collaborating with others in the creation of a meaningful collection-explanations of specific topics/issues/events then, for the first time in history, we can enrich planetary knowledge each time we take on a new learning task.” He goes on to expand on 10 ways in which curation can revolutionise learning.
Editor’s note: So what is the impact of iPads and other tablets in education? Steve Wheeler says the empirical data is only just emerging. He also highlights some emerging research and case studies.
Editor’s note: A look at the 2012 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators, which provide a feast of information on education around the world.
Editor’s note: From bionic limbs to virtual careers fairs, a look at the central role tech will play in the process of getting people into work.
Editor’s note: Interesting to see Blue Jeans Network extending into Salesforce. The cloud-hosted video conference service already works with Cisco, Polycom, LifeSize, Skype, Microsoft Lync and Google Video Chat.
Editor’s note: A snapshot of how British Institute of Learning and Development members are using informal learning. This is included in our story on the latest GoodPractice research into informal and mobile learning.