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Ignatia/Inge de Waard
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passionate about technology enhanced learning. Started out with eLearning, than going into mLearning and now realizing that ubiquitous learning ... will bring all differentiated technology enhanced learning back to the term learning. I currently work at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belgium and I am starting my exploratory thesis work for a M. Ed, in Distance Education at Athabasca University in Canada. My main interests are innovative learning methods (MOOC's, socio-constructivist learning), lifelong learning, social media for learning, network for knowledge... well anything that involves learning and connecting to improve knowledge (while using technology).
passionate about technology enhanced learning. Started out with eLearning, than going into mLearning and now realizing that ubiquitous learning ... will bring all differentiated technology enhanced learning back to the term learning. I currently work at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belgium and I am starting my exploratory thesis work for a M. Ed, in Distance Education at Athabasca University in Canada. My main interests are innovative learning methods (MOOC's, socio-constructivist learning), lifelong learning, social media for learning, network for knowledge... well anything that involves learning and connecting to improve knowledge (while using technology).

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Today is Girls-in-ICT day, so I thought it would be nice to share a post focusing on gender and educational technology, especially sharing a book on the subject called 'women's voices in the field of EdTech'.

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A wonderful keynote by Kinshuk on adaptive learning and personalised learning. This is a liveblog, and I will ask for links to the research that is happening to visualise learning for the learners mentioned at the end of the blogpost.

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Interesting talk on mobile assessment using the self-determination theory which focuses on motivation, and increasing intrinsic motivation.

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wonderful and inspiring talk from @dragangasevic on learning analytics: where we are at, what the challenges are and where to go next. Great talk!

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Fake news detecting and critical thinking is the topic of this great 1 week MOOC organised by the University of Michigan (USA). It uses the Teach Out concept to provide brief, meaningful, useful just-in-time learning. Great option, also for other activist learning through rather formal structures.

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After a first adjustment to my new job... back to blogging and why companies should attract more instructional designers, based on a free eBook looking at steps for globalizing elearning.

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Nice reports on Technology Enhanced Learning evolutions in 2016, also providing a longitudinal analysis of TELearning over the last 15 years. The focus is on Higher Ed in the UK, but the strategies, tools, and evolutions are recognisable for more than only the UK region. One clear item: invest in TELearning staff.... yes!

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After watching the first solo press conference using 'fake news' over and over again... I had to start writing on media literacy, fake news... linking to various educational tech people, and hope that at some point we will all sit together in the pub again, and discuss big affairs with all of our different viewpoints, and actually describing what we think is behind the easy sentence: "this is fake news, it is fake, that is what it is".

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Sharing presentation on why Instructional Designers can add their expertise to teachers for building digital material.

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After an initial week of sleeping (and editing a paper), I gladly share some of my PhD defense questions. A thrilling experience :)
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