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    their study and beneficial to student teacher interaction Students need practice to become familiar with the mark scheme but it rewards realism in a pedagogically sound manner and improves the statistical quality of exam data by marking unconfident answers without penalty but with reduced weight It avoids two of the cardinal crimes of assessment rewarding lucky guesses as if they were knowledge and treating confident misconceptions as no worse than acknowledged ignorance CBM deserves a much bigger place in the future Read more comments Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Category Innovation 08 Presentations Link directly to this article Wednesday 4 Dynamics of Leadership in 21st Century Schools Lane Mills Dynamics of Leadership in 21 st Century Schools Do You Know Web 2 0 While many school administrators are just getting comfortable with the Internet and email Web 2 0 technologies are already changing the playing field for education The focus now is not on software or hardware but on practices such as sharing thoughts and information through self publishing and free tools within a browser harnessing the collective intelligence of all users to provide information and solve problems and connectivity across all avenues What s next So far the focus has been on helping our students learn 21 st Century Skills What about me the educational leader Is anyone going to take a minute and help me prepare What do I need to know and do to provide leadership in this changing technological environment Better yet can someone even help me avoid looking like a complete tourist in this new world Educational leaders need to prepare now to take the reins and lead their schools and districts in this new era for technology Read more comments Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Category Innovation 08 Presentations Link

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    and openly available online with no unnecessary licensing copyright or subscription restrictions Cornwell and Suber discuss the development of the open access movement over the past decade and the implications of the growing acceptance of open access for scholars and for publishers Read more comments Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Category Perspectives Link directly to this article Moving from Theory to Real World Experiences in an e Learning Community Ana Paula Correia The Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Iowa State University offer a master s degree in education at a distance in curriculum and instructional technology The degree program is designed to meet the needs of teachers and other educational practitioners who seek leadership positions and the opportunity to integrate technology into teaching and learning In this article Ana Paula Correia offers a case study of an experiential e learning pedagogy used in one of this program s distance courses This graduate course in instructional design brought experiential learning into an e learning community by asking students to apply knowledge and skills to real world instructional design projects Correia s presentation is based on an article to be published in Innovate Read The Complete Article Read more comments Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Category Innovation 08 Presentations Link directly to this article 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Page January February March April May June July August September October November December 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 sun mon tue wed thu fri sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 The Latest Posts 31 May 2008

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    key words community and virtual OR Searches for positions that contain either key word community or virtual NOT Eliminates Documents that contain the key word community not virtual Searchs for a phrase virtual community Wildcard search for any combination of

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  • FOEBN-Blog: A TCFIR project
    far more than just assembling a series of algorithms into a model It is also necessary to consider the dynamics of the learning process This presentation describes and explores a systems dynamics based learning process model including how to overcome practical usage problems when designing and using the model in computer business simulations Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Innovating Collaboration within Higher Education Jim Godsey GroupSystems the world leader in Group Intelligence and Decision Making Technology is enabling innovative group collaboration at some of the world s most prestigious higher education institutions Founded in 1989 through a joint research project between the University of Arizona IBM and the US Navy GroupSystems today enjoys more than 50 higher educational customers across North America and Europe Just of few of these notable institutions include California State University Texas A M University of Colorado U S Military Academy at West Point Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Mexico and the University of Manchester UK In this presentation we will explore how higher education institutions are using GroupSystems ThinkTank group intelligence application to improve their business their curriculum and their community Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Page January February March April May June July August September October November December 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 sun mon tue wed thu fri sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 The Latest Posts 31 May 2008 Computer Business Simulations Design for Learning Processes Preparing e

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  • FOEBN-Blog: A TCFIR project
    must be in place for maximum student motivation and learning Learner centered concepts and domains of practice reflect what we know students need across the age range and define the importance of the human dimension that must also be considered in online learning environments and practices Spady places both McCombs research on learner centered processes and the ongoing technology revolution in education inside a framework reflecting his forty years as a systems focused change agent in education The framework describes the key features and priorities of five fundamentally different paradigms of educational practice and reform which he arrays on a continuum from system driven external control at one end to internally motivated and deeply experienced at the other He calls these distinctive paradigms Academic Standards Performance Based Life Performance Personal Empowerment and Inner Realization respectively His presentation will explain how each embodies and expands the meaning of education learning the learner motivation control assessment success and the human qualities needed in a transforming world Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Towards a Practical and Sustainable Instuctional Paradigm A Futurist Perspective Jim Morrison Education is in the midst of a major transition that will fundamentally change the way educational organizations conduct their business in the coming decades Although change in social institutions is seldom rapid the combined forces of demography globalization economic restructuring and information technology are forcing educational organizations to reconceptualize their markets organizational structures and pedagogical practices This presentation focuses on these forces and projects how educational organizations may have evolved in 2020 In addition Morrison describes a futures approach to organization and faculty development that educational leaders can use to engage faculty members in thinking about the future and its implications for their schools their students and

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  • FOEBN-Blog: A TCFIR project
    In future these price points can be driven down to interest the mass market of early and late majority adopters Institution wide efforts to leverage technology and learning redesign to reduce costs and enhance learning outcomes Richly textured transcripts and portfolios that capture the demonstrated competencies that matter to employers at ever reducing cost as more people adopt the technology Action analytics that deploy dynamic modeling individual student learning plans portfolios and aggressive interventions to enhance the success of learners in PK 20 including students at risk The unit costs of analytics and technology support in education must be driven down Multi faceted initiatives that dramatically improve transitions between learning and work and help new hires to quickly reach the performance levels that merit high pay and advancement Social network based online and blended learning experiences that comport with the needs and preferences of new learners and are absorbed into existing and new learning enterprises Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Economics Knowledge Building the Net Generation A Model of Learning for Net Generation Students Donald Philip introduces the economics of the knowledge age as a critical force for educational change As the old industrial economy gives way to a knowledge economy innovation becomes the principal force that drives the economy As a result education for innovation is now critical for economic success in knowledge societies Likewise the rise of the Net Generation more than 90 million young people has created a challenge for educators Growing up in constant contact with advanced technology and increasingly impatient with old fashioned education designed for an economy that no longer exists for most they are increasingly frustrated with an antique and creaking educational system New educational techniques and technologies need to be used to meet the needs and expectations of this generation Many knowledge age businesses now use a model that closely parallels current research how education and learning should progress One such model that uses advanced technology and educates for innovation is knowledge building In knowledge building students and teachers form a research community built around student ideas about how to solve problems of real consequence in the world The knowledge building paradigm is presented along with a description of software designed to facilitate the growth of a knowledge building community and to assess the progress of the group effort Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article The Factory Model to Future Minds Charles Reigeluth This AECT FutureMinds keynote presentation addresses paradigm change in education what it is why it is needed and how to help bring it about It briefly summarizes the nature of our current factory model of schools which was designed for sorting and mass producing students The session explores features for an information age paradigm based on a systems theory view of fundamental changes in society It identifies major functions that technology must play in this new

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  • FOEBN-Blog: A TCFIR project
    By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Games Based Learning A Different Perspective Karl Royle A fundamental mismatch between the goals of games and the object of school based learning has meant that efforts to integrate games into the curriculum have largely fallen flat despite the best intentions of teachers and the gaming industry Arguing that educational game designers should be investigating ways to get education into games rather than getting games into education Karl Royle describes how this might be accomplished This discussion is contextualized by a brief outline of the shortcomings of video game usage within education The article then illustrates how curriculum related learning material can be integrated into commercial quality video games Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Simulations In the Academy Michael Vaughn Experience is the most effective teacher Ideally a university program would involve hands on experiential learning a world where students could practice decision making make mistakes and learn by doing As technology continues to advance many universities are beginning to make this idea a reality by incorporating simulations into their curriculum In this session Mike will showcase what is going on with simulation based learning in the university sector why these technological changes in learning matter and what they mean for the future Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Page January February March April May June July August September October November December 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 sun mon tue wed thu fri sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

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  • FOEBN-Blog: A TCFIR project
    computationally intensive association process attempts to build chains of knowledge fragments into correlations bridging each term of the N Dimensional Query The result is the answer space To determine the most relevant resource and to rank the resources the answer space is analyzed Those resources that most significantly contributed to the answer space are found in fact to be the most relevant and the ranked listing of relevant resources is returned to the user Correlation technology is able to create knowledge fragments and build correlations with a high degree of accuracy even without benefit of a large semantic infrastructure This unique process is able to connect the dots and approximate human thought processes and comprehension when working from a sufficiently large corpus of digital assets The economic significance of Correlation Technology is clear from the lost value of context sensitive advertising keyed to N Dimensional Queries an enormous sum which major search engines can not now capture Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article In the Trenches Stories of Real Online Experiences and Innovations Ann Bruce Tamara Medland Gena Sanberg Anne Van Arsdale Colorado State University s new on line degree completion program in Human Development and Family Studies will be highlighted in this panel presentation by on line faculty and administration This program has become increasingly successful in recruiting nontraditional students as well as providing an opportunity for resident students to complete a portion of their degree requirements in an on line format The program has been recognized across the state for its willingness to respond to the needs of students in a variety of life circumstances In addition administrators and instructors have made a commitment to infusing multiculturalism at multiple levels The panel will outline their experiences in developing the online program and showcase a variety of teaching strategies that engage students and create a community of learners We will share the unique challenges and successes of recruiting advising supporting mentoring and retaining distance learners Read more Post A Comment Posted By Focus on Education Foundation at Link directly to this article Thursday 29 May 2008 Let Me Learn with My Peers Online Foreign Language Learning Through Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Silvia Blanch describes a pilot project on the use of Internet assisted reciprocal peer tutoring in foreign language learning The eight week project connected Spanish speaking English language learners at a primary school in Catalonia with English speaking Spanish language learners at a Scottish primary school Children were matched in pairs and acted as language tutors in their own mother tongue to their peers Each week the children wrote or corrected a text depending on their role for that week and sent messages to their peers During and after the intervention data was collected in the form of observations participant and teacher interviews and analysis of student writing in the target languages This shed light on the effects on second language development of Internet assisted peer tutoring Read

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