PJ Evans

LinkPool

Posted on | January 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

Here we go with four links on technology in education including MIT’s Open Education Initiative:

5 Ways Tech Startups Can Disrupt the Education System: An interesting post but see link below on MITs recent initiatives on open education that undermine the notion that disruptions only come from start-ups. Incumbents can also have an imagination!

MIT launches online learning initiative – MIT News Office: An interesting initiative and aggressive extension and endorsement of open education resources:

“Creating an open learning infrastructure will enable other communities of developers to contribute to it, thereby making it self-sustaining,” … “An open infrastructure will facilitate research on learning technologies and also enable learning content to be easily portable to other educational platforms that will develop. In this way the infrastructure will improve continuously as it is used and adapted.”

Design Thinking for Educators: Large resource and toolkit to support the application of design thinking to education.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer: useful overview and typology of various social media tools for different training and facilitation situations.

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2 Responses to “LinkPool”

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    January 27th, 2012 @ 7:40 pm

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  2. Rob
    January 30th, 2012 @ 1:00 am

    Hey Pete Evans social media has come a long way from being a mere outlet for sharing thoughts and images among friends and families. It has become a popular and effective method for business owners…

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