Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

New Trends in Online Learning


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Atlantic Universities and Colleges Technology Conference, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, via WebX, Keynote, Jun 08, 2016.

This presentation outlines six major trends in online learning technology: machine learning and artificial intelligence; handheld and mobile computing; badges and blockchain; internet of things; games, sims and virtual reality; and translation and collaborative technology. It then assesses the impact of these new technologies on education, describing a personal, self-managed and activity-based system of learning and development.


Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
stephen@downes.ca

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