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E-Competencies conference today!

E-Competencies conference today!

The E-Competencies conference is taking place in Mexico City today. Not in Mexico? No worries! You can watch online: http://www.mogulus.com/ecompetencias_en The program is available at: e-competencies.org You can also follow the conference via Twitter: @ecompetencies

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De la Educación 1.0 a la Educación 3.0

De la Educación 1.0 a la Educación 3.0

Fernando S. posted a Spanish translation of my Education 1.0 – Education 3.0 taxonomy at gabinetedeinformatica.net last week. The table has since appeared at quite a few other blogs in the Spanish-language blogosphere: Thanks, Fernando! (The English version of the table appears here.)

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Slides and a picture from Friday’s Horizon Forum meeting

Slides and a picture from Friday’s Horizon Forum meeting

A full report from last Friday’s Horizon Forum meeting (see announcement) will be posted at Education Futures by Jeffrey Schulz soon. In the meantime, here’s the slides from North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) vice president Allison Powell: And, a picture from the event:

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Moving beyond Education 2.0

Moving beyond Education 2.0

There’s a lot of talk about moving to “Education 2.0″ –but, what would Education 3.0 look like? Here’s my take on the Education 1.0 – 3.0 spectrum: Education 1.0 Education 2.0 Education 3.0 Meaning is… Dictated Socially constructed Socially constructed and contextually reinvented Technology is……

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A co-seminar in action

A co-seminar in action

Following-up from yesterday’s post on the characteristics of co-seminars, here’s a taste of what they look like. This joint co-seminar, organized between the University of Minnesota, FLACSO-México, FLACSO-Chile and the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja is an “open seminar” – that is, with permission from…

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Online Education: Innovation or Illusion?

Online Education: Innovation or Illusion?

Education Futures readers in Minnesota are invited to join us for the next Horizon Forum meeting! Online Education: Innovation or Illusion? Facilitated by Jeffrey Schulz Friday, February 22 11:00am – 1:00pm Arthur Upson Room, Walter Library (University of Minnesota East Bank) As online education continues…

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The Virtual Teacher

The Virtual Teacher

Sometime ago, I had heard Thomas Friedman suggest that we often have 21st Century students and 20th Century teachers.  I felt indicted by this statement and hope that on my better days, that might actually be true. I taught for years in an urban setting,…

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Introducing Jeffrey Schulz, guest blogger

Introducing Jeffrey Schulz, guest blogger

Jeffrey Schulz is a PhD student at the University of Minnesota in Educational Policy and Administration with heavy leanings toward Comparative International Development of Education. His research interests lie in the futures of education, particularly at the secondary level. Additionally, he has extensive teaching experience…

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Online enrollments tapering

Online enrollments tapering

Today’s Inside Higher Ed reports on a Sloan Foundation report, “Online Nation: Five Years of Growth in Online Learning,” that found that although more U.S. students are learning online, the growth trend is tapering off. Nearly 20% of post-secondary students have taken at least one…

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Games in the Classroom (part three)

Games in the Classroom (part three)

Twenty years ago, playing games over a distance might have meant that you played turn-taking games like chess over email, and you were cutting edge. I remember people playing chess through snail mail! You would make your move and wait for a reply. What is…

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