Education technology trends 2013 by gregg alpert

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Slide deck covering recent education technology trends and others that I think will make an impact in 2013.

Transcript of Education technology trends 2013 by gregg alpert

2. Overview Education Technology Themes and Trends 3. Ed Tech Themes and Trends1. Blended Learning2. Data and Utilizing New Data3. Free Education Content & Products4. Rise of the Tablet5. Education in Emerging Markets6. The Maker7. Learning to Code / Bootcamps for Everything8. Informal Learning and Displaying Competencies9. Education Marketplaces / Platforms10.Other 4. Education TechnologyFreeEducation Content andMarketplacesProductsBlendedInformal Learning / Tablets /DisplayingCompetenciesLearningMobile Education in Data / Utilizing Emerging Data Markets 5. Blended LearningPrimary focus still on creating agreat school environment withgreat teachers, school leaders andschool culture 6. DataLots of new data being created byeducational software applications (blendedlearning environments, adaptive learningplatforms, behavior management and appsconnected to SIS / LMS)Utilizing New DataMore effective teaching and learning; improving learning outcomes a. Personalizing learning b. Teachers grouping students based on competency rather than age c. Pinpointing problem areas and where students need the most help 7. Free Education Content and ProductsWhat is happening Free quality content in K-12 and higher ed / MOOCs are here to stay and onlygetting better Higher Ed will get disrupted Companies going direct to consumer are experiencing rapid growth and a number ofhuge successes These are all great things for the world of education; increases access andefficiency in educating the worldLessons Learned Teachers and Students want to easily test and use products Adoption needs to be easy Products need to be useful and work like consumers other non education products(i.e. fb, google docs) Need to get to market extremely fast, iterate fast and move quickly 8. Rise of the TabletCheap TabletsAakash, Kindle, Chromebooks, Nook, the nexttablet, software that can be used on any androidbased tabletThis enables a couple of things Easier to create blended learning models in K-12 Developing countries can leapfrog crappy systems and start using top of the line SaaS products and immediately implement new tools, capture data, and provide better learning experiences 9. Education in Emerging MarketsPair cheap tablets / devices + free educationcontent & products + connected apps (via APIs)= the perfect combination for education inemerging markets 10. The Maker Learning to code -becoming doers 11. Learning to Code / Bootcamps for Everything 12. Informal Learning and Displaying Competencies Informal Learning (offline and online): General Assembly, Skillshare,, Udacity, Coursera, MITx, EdX, Udemy Displaying competencies: VERI, LearningJar, Degreed, LinkedinTaking data from offline and online courses and displayingcompetency for college admission and / or job prospects 13. Education Marketplaces / Platforms iTunes edu apps & iTunesU; google play for edu apps; Amazon; edshelf edu apps MOOCs; Professional skills course marketplaces: Udemy, Lynda 14. Classroom of the Future 15. Appendix / Other Things I am Watching 16. Higher Order Thinking / Skill Development Workforce Trainingo Skill Developmento Retooling Lumosity: brain games and training, mixinggame playing and brain development Minerva Project: creating a new model forhigher ed 17. My Vision for the Future of Education Accessible, Efficient, Engaging, Fun Teachers, Students, and Parents all working together to help a student succeed Learners of all ages accessing the personalized content and tools they need to learn what they want anytime, anywhere 18. Sources of-2013.html#slide18 utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mediaredef+ %28jason+hirschhorn%27s+Media+ReDEFined%29