- Mobile Learning at the Open University of Malaysia (Zoraini Wati Abas)
We have dipped our toes in ‘Mobile Learning’, that allow increased flexibility, ubiquitous connectivity and interactive applications.
- Digital Scholarship (Martin Weller)
The concept of Digital Scholarship investigates how academic practice will change with new technologies.
|Social Media in Research|
|+Self-Publishing, Open-Access Journals||-Need to be Tech-Sawy, Poor Sources, less control|
|Communities of Practice|
|+Grannularity, Networks of Peers, Activated Clusters or Nodes||-Waste of time, boundaries, informal|
|+Distributed model for gathering user input, Repositories||-Filtering Abundance, Poor Quality, rapid & complex|
Abundance does not apply to all aspects of learning; indeed the opposite may be true, for example, an individual’s attention is not abundant and is time limited. The abundance of content puts increasing pressure on this scarce resource, and so finding effective ways of dealing with this may be the key element in any pedagogy. (Martin Weller in The Digital Scholar)
- Collective learning (Allison Littlejohn)
- History and future directions of open education (David Wiley)
M-learning is called the next wave of learning and can integrate factors of persons, places, objects and times. I tried to summarize how it is used in this mind map:
Can I manage all of this at once?
How many input can you handle?