eLC Monthly Recommendation. May 2017.

10 May, 2017

The eLC monthly recommendation is a compilation of several e-Learning and ICT experts articles. This current issue examines different topics inside the learning panorama, such as the education business, a selection of 7 e-Learning sites, contents on e-Learning and some tips for educators. The experiences of e-Learning world professionals are very important so we include a blog recommendation on Higher Education. In the field of Educational Technology, we highlight a forecast for the next five years and some apps regarding the use of Augmented Reality in education. Other interesting informations include Data Science and the use of Twitter as a Data source, the combination of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in order to organize information overloads, and the relation of AI with games, learning and other fields. The last part of the article focuses on Machine Learning and its structure and evolution.



• ACV April 11, 2017 (in spanish)

El negocio de la educación

# K-12, HEI, eLearning, School type, Edumarketing.


eLearning trends and innovation

• I am wire  May 05, 2017

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

eLearning, Learning Content, MOOC, Robotics, Presentations, Open Sources.

• Litmos  March 20, 2017

8 Types of Content to Include in Your eLearning Training

eLearning, Learning Content, Instructional Design, EdTech.


 Educational contents and resources

• The Tech Edvocate, May 5, 2017 

5 Movie Making Apps for Student Projects

# Educational Content, EdTech, Educational Tools, Apps, eLearning, K-12.

• I am wire May 26, 2017

How to Not Suck at Design, a 5 Minute Guide for the Non-Designer

# Educational Content, Educational Tools, eLearning, Instructional Design.

• EdTech. Focus on Higher Education, May 8, 2017

The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs

# Educational Technology, EdTech, eLearning, Pedagogy, Research.



• eCampus News May 24, 2017

This technology will dominate higher ed within 5 years

# Educational Technology, EdTech, Educational Tools, eLearning, Digital Transformation, Predictive Analytics, Chatbots, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Big Data, Dashboards.

•Emerging EdTech, May 25, 2017

How to Use Augmented Reality in Education (Plus 5 Apps)

# Educational Technology, EdTech, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, 3D Modeling, AR Apps, Apps for Education.



• KD Nuggets March, 2017

The Data Science puzzle, explained

# Data Science, Learning Analytics, Research Tools, Big Data, Machine Learning,  Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence.

• LSE Impact Blog May, 2017

Using Twitter as a data source: an overview of social media research tools (updated for 2017)

# Social Media, Research Tools, Data, Learning Analytics


Artificial Intelligence

• Venture Beats May 9, 2017

How generative artificial networks are accelerating AI learning

# AI, Artificial Intelligence, eLearning, Future Paradigms, Adaptive Learning.

• Wired, May 19, 2017

If You Want to Glimpse the Power of AI, Play These Games

# Gamification, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Interactivity, Machine Learning, Predictive Software, Apps.

• BW Disrupt, May 22, 2017

AI & Big Data — Making Sense of Information Overload

# Artificial Intelligence, AI, Big Data,  Large Data, Machine Learning, Smart Models of Automation, Chatbots.


Machine Learning

• PwC Next in Tech April, 2017

Machine learning evolution (+infographic)

# Machine Learning, Data, Algorithm, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Predictive Responding.

• eLearning INDUSTRY, May 10, 2017

Introduction To Machine Learning

# Machine Learning, Data, Learning Analytics, Algorithm Blending, Artificial General Intelligence, AGI, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Predictive Responding.

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About the author
Desirée Gómez Cardosa
Specialist in educational innovation in the Observation Operative Group of the eLearning Innovation Center of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Her speciality is the detection and analysis of educational trends, innovation and technology in the Observatory of Educational Trends and Innovation of the eLinC. She holds a BA and MA in Art History from the Universitat de Barcelona and a Postgraduate Degree in e-learning Management from the UOC.
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