ACCORDING TO the 2012 Horizon Report, the next big thing in education and training is learning analytics. There’s quite a lot of talk about it in the elearning community as well, in various blogs, conferences and research papers.
Learning Analytics is analysing data (“breadcrumbs”, “data exhaust”) that is captured by learners when […]
HOW DO WE contend with the sheer volume of digital options available on the Internet? No matter in what field we work – business, education, training – everywhere we look, there are new software applications for us to use, whether this is for a computer, mobile phone or iPad.
Take a recent experience of mine. […]
ULTRANET, the Victorian Education Department’s online everything system, was doomed to fail. It provides a perfect case study how large organisations engage with digital technology: because they do not trust it, they will pay anything … so long as it works. And, the irony: it invariably fails!
And was this system a failure? Mr Pearson, the […]
AT A RECENT TED session, Salman Kahn gave a forceful presentation on the effectiveness of using video in education and training.
Not all styles of video hosting, however, are equally effective.
Video needs to follow the rules of computer interaction. It’s a one-to-one conversation. It’s not a group viewing activity such as TV. When we use […]