Liz Eckert

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Sir Ken Robinson Keynote EduTech 2014 – notes from Twitter | It's all about connecting and sharing

Hi all<p>I was not at the keynote but I felt like I was there, in fact it seemed like a rock concert. Anyway here is a collection of my quotes from …

Preparing for the Impact of Web 3.0

A lot of talk about the future of the internet sounds almost hippie-spiritual or faux-philosophical. The Internet is not the same as the world-wide-web. But the Internet-of-Things and the Semantic Web - all parts of Web 3.0, are beginning to be very important to our learning environments. Here is a …

HugeDomains.com - DeanGroom.com is for sale (Dean Groom)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Marketing

50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education

<b>50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education</b><p><i>This post has been updated from previous publishing.</i><p>Below are 50 ideas for a new education. Note, most of these are …

Teaching

21st Century Education

YouTube

Clouding Around | 3 Key Trends In Technology That Are Just Around The Corner

“technology-1” by tec_estromberg is licensed under CC BY 2.0<p>There are so many groundbreaking technologies in the pipeline that its hard to know where …

AP's Reflections » Blog Archive » Assessment 3 – Taxonomy of Learning in Knowledge Networks

“…..chaos states that the meaning exists – the learner’s challenge is to recognise the patterns which appear to be hidden.” (Siemens 2004)<p>How does …

Iain Hocknull's Blog | Reflective Blog Task #2

<b>Taxonomy of Learning in Knowledge Networks</b><p>Shannon (1948) has demonstrated that the existence of knowledge as information is difficult to measure …

03 Tue – blog task 2 | W.I.L.

Connected learning is not around the corner it’s right here according to the speakers at the Connected Learning summit who met in Melbourne this …

Reflections by Liz

Posted by Liz Eckert | Posted in INF537, required blog tasks | Posted on October 19, 2015<p>It is time to start reviewing what I have learnt and …

Australian Universities

elearnspace › learning, networks, knowledge, technology, community

Digitization is deceptive in that the deep impact isn’t readily observable. Remember when MOOCs were going to transform higher education? Or when …

Education Technology

Oculus Rift brings a whole new dimension to communication

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest spending spree has landed Facebook an exciting new gadget in the form of the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that is …

Virtual Reality

It's Been That Way and It Always Will Be

cc licensed (BY-NC) flickr photo by Thomas Hawk: http://flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/2355249759<p>I am not sure if I was being naive or slightly …

Is Flipped Learning Really that Effective? You Might Be Surprised

Shares 106<p>The results on flipped learning are in. And regardless of who you ask, the response you will most likely get is an overwhelmingly positive …

Moving Forward without a Backward Glance: MOOCs and Technological Innovations

In a recent commentary on the rock star Sting’s dipping back into his childhood to revitalize his song writing, David Brooks said: “how important it …

Backlash against computing curriculum misses the point

Computing is an important subject, but it is only one of many that schools have to teach, and few would argue that it is more important than English, …

Education

A Brief History Of Oculus

Less than two years ago, Oculus raised 2.5 million dollars on Kickstarter.<p>Yesterday, they were acquired by Facebook for $2 billion.<p>To write the words “A Brief History Of Oculus” is a bit funny — because really, the company’s very <i>existence</i> has been brief. From the launch of their Kickstarter …

Facebook, Google, And Sony Are Getting Ready To Fight A Cyberpunk War

The next big thing in tech is to change the very nature of the way you experience reality, as Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR suggests. Does the dystopia start here?<p>Science fiction has always presaged the advent of actual technology, and taught us how to think about it before it comes. A …

Project Tomorrow | Home

RESEARCH<p><b>15 Years • 5 Million Participants • 35,000 Schools • 50 States</b><p>We regularly provide consulting and research support to school districts, …

Education

What Zuckerberg Sees in Oculus Rift - MIT Technology Review

Facebook moved quickly to acquire Oculus VR—creator of the forthcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset—for approximately $2 billion. Discussions …

Web 3.0

The Internet is changing . . . again.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. …

This Is The First Public Art Installation To Use Google Glass

Head on over to the National Portrait Museum if you want to try out Google Glass (and see some art, I guess).<p>Artist David Datuna has an ongoing series called “Viewpoint of Billions,” in which a large collage is layered over with different optical lenses. But for his newest entry in that series, …

A Quick Guide to Using Diigo with Your Students

February 27, 2014<br>Social bookmarking is an online phenomenon that has seen the light in the last few years particularly with the outburst of web 2.0 …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

Digital Life in 2025 • Pew Research Center (2014)