Category: <span>Pedagogical Development</span>

Category: Pedagogical Development

Farewell to formal education as we know it in Finland?

eLearningworld News Soon subjects in formal education probably only will be a subject for history writers to write about as the Finnish governmental project shows promising results. This would mean that the for centuries basic structure of school education is being wiped away in favor of theme-based, more collaborative, real-world …

Edtech to transform Professional Training: Police enters Virtual Reality for Neuroscience research

Alabama University improving police training with neuroscience and virtual reality with the focus on stressful “Shoot, and Don’t shoot!”-situations. By measuring brain waves during training in a virtual reality environment the researchers improving the education to make the police officer make the right decision as well as train on which …

Building bridges with Online Learning to educate the uneducated

“About 20 000 Pakistani children in the UAE are sitting at home without an education because their parents cannot afford the fees of private schools and community Pakistani schools are full” Samina Nasir former principal of a Pakistani school in Ajman, said to the National. Now an online learning project that …

Making Educational Trends Work: Four general approaches the coming years

eLearningworld Weekly Review The Open University and SRI Education identifies ten progressing educational trends in a new report. We at eLearningworld simplified this development into four approaches that will have great impact the coming years: the Science Approach, the Personalization Approach, the Analytics Approach and the Informal Approach. These four …

School digitalization Part 4 – facts are stubborn, but ideas are more stubborn still

The modern organised educational system originates from word by word learn the bible’s content. Later this slowly developed to be directed on real world ”facts”. Almost like learning the content of a lexicon that is a few years old in the belief that the world has been standing still in …

School digitalization Part 3 from shelter to collaborative platform

The third part of this series of articles takes off in trying to answer how meaningful the trend-reconnaissance in the Horizon Report Europe 2014 Schools Edition really is. In the meaning how these trends that are described in the report could be put in practice in an educational environment. Why …

Digitalization of school Part 2 – Transformation of the Teacher’s role

According to Horizon Report Europe 2014, Schools Edition, the digitalization of the European schools will speed up. Many strong indications that in several cases can be interpreted as evidence do exist. The report’s foundation is based on six trends that during the following five years will lead the school into …

Digitalization of School – trends and progress: Introduction

The EU-Commission’s forecast for the digital development in European schools for the following five years has been published. This is very interesting reading for everybody that are interested in pedagogy and effective learning. Since the Horizon Report Europe, 2014 Schools Edition is showing a well composed general image of the …

Pisa International Student Assessment: A critical review

What if skills and engagement to take exams are the main reason for success or failure? Are really East Asian school-systems that similar to e.g. European that a comparison is possible in concern of reliability and validity? Why are not understanding and creativity measured, but just knowledge-chunks? Math, Science and …