The New Media Consortium (NMC) has released the 14th edition of its NMC Horizon Report: Higher Education Edition, a research collaboration between the NMC and the Educause Learning Initiative designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on education. This year, the Horizon Report posits the six key trends accelerating higher education technology adoption: blended learning designs and collaborative learning (short-term), learning measurement and learning spaces (mid-term), advancing cultures of innovation and deeper learning approaches (long-term).
Since a recent Stanford study showed that students at practically all grade levels can't determine fake news from the real stuff, the push to teach media literacy has gained new momentum. But teachers are taking up the challenge. NPR Ed asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
Developments in education technology promise to assist teachers and school systems in supporting struggling students by providing individualized instruction. But at what cost? A veteran educator reflects on the personalized-learning trend that’s left him wondering if a computer is more capable of doing his job than he is.
Teaching is a major source of satisfaction for university teachers. But there is also a lot of frustration due to bureaucratic burdens, lack of preparation time and unprepared students. These are some of the conclusions from Times Higher Education’s first major survey of university staff’s attitudes towards teaching.
While educators around the world are adopting various approaches that allow them to personalize learning for students, the same is rarely applied to professional development. A nascent movement of nonprofits, districts and educators are experimenting with micro-credentials as a way to allow teachers to personalize their professional learning so they can focus on growing skills they really need.
Pixar is helping others learn the secrets of great storytelling in partnership with online education provider Khan Academy. The first lesson is available now, and will provide an introduction to storytelling and help you create settings and characters.
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