WCET 2014 – Mobile Learning Presentation

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Building Learning Community in Online Courses

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Lisa Yamagata-Lynch’s slides from AECT 2014 on Blending synchronous asynchronous

Sadly I missed this session but I was glad to see the slides on Slideshare. This made me think of Fadde and Vu’s chapter Blended Online Learning: Benefits, Challenges and Misconceptions. As well as some work I am doing on online video and social presence.

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AECT 2014 – Social Presence and Online Video: Is it worth the work?

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Call for papers — Special Issue/Section on Emerging Trends in Education

*** Call for Papers ***

IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC)

Special Issue/Section on Emerging Trends in Education

*** Submission Deadline: March 1, 2015 ***

(see below for all the important dates)

*** Guest Editors ***

Phillip A. Laplante, Penn State University, USA
Claudio Demartini, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Fabrizio Lamberti, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Colin J. Neill, Penn State University, USA

*** Main topics of interest ***

- Distributed and mobile learning systems
- Formal, non-formal and informal learning environments
- Computer-supported tools for adaptive learning, teaching, tutoring, etc.
- Remote and virtual classrooms and laboratories
- Sensor-based and context-aware collaborative learning systems
- Game-based learning, gamification, edutainment, etc.
- Authoring and management of learning contents
- Knowledge engineering for education and learning analytics
- Social media in teaching and learning
- Technology-augmented active learning
- Innovative applications, devices and interfaces for learning

*** Useful Links ***

Full CFP on IEEE TETC website: http://www.computer.org/portal/web/tetc

Video introduction: http://youtu.be/DN7Lrf9kDBI

Download CFP in PDF format: http://www.computer.org/cms/Computer.org/transactions/cfps/cfp_tetcsi_ete.pdf

Authors guidelines: http://www.computer.org/portal/web/tetc/author

Submitting papers (via Manuscript Central): https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tetc-cs

Correspondence should be addressed to: TETC-SI-Education@polito.it

*** Important dates ***

- Submission Deadline: March 1, 2015
- Reviews Completed: June 1, 2015
- Major Revisions Due (if Needed): July 15, 2015
- Reviews of Revisions Completed (if Needed): September 1, 2015
- Minor Revisions Due (if Needed): October 1, 2015
- Notification of Final Acceptance: November 1, 2015
- Publication Materials for Final Manuscripts Due: December 1, 2015
- Publication date: First Issue of 2016

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AECT 2014: Design Guidelines for Infographics

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David Weinberger: Too Big to Know

According to his website:
“David Weinberger writes about the effect of technology on ideas.

He is the author of Small Pieces Loosely Joined and Everything Is Miscellaneous, and is the co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto. His most recent book, Too Big to Know, about the Internet’s effect on how and what we know.

Dr. Weinberger is a senior researcher at the Berkman Center. He has been a philosophy professor, journalist, strategic marketing consultant to high tech companies, Internet entrepreneur, advisor to several presidential campaigns, and a Franklin Fellow at the US State Department. He was for four years the co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, focusing on the future of libraries.”

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From #Scholar14, ACADEMICS’ ONLINE PRESENCE: A FOUR-STEP GUIDE to taking control of your visibility

I have thought a bit about academic’s online presence and have written about it–see Intentional Web Presence.

I really like this detailed four-step guide: https://open.uct.ac.za/bitstream/handle/11427/2652/OpenUCT_academics_online_presence_guide_2014_version.pdf?sequence=5

Academic Presence Guide

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From #Scholar14, Networked Scholars Expert Chat with Laura Czerniewicz

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Thinking Differently about Social Presence – Northwest eLearn Slides

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