Weekly Tweet Selection. 17th to 21st July 2017

21 July, 2017

In this 17th to 21st July Weekly Tweet Selection we do highlight some e-Learning tips for instructors and other resources, such as the ETHE journal article about Design Thinking and e-Learning. On one hand there are two articles about assessment from two diferent points of view: PBL and Innovation; on the other hand, there are two Mobile phones selected articles about a few Apps for instructional designers and strategies in learning through the use of cells. We also wanted to go over some advices by the UOC expert Manuel Armayones for the children to have a healthier use of the internet during holidays. A part from that, there are a pair of interesting infographics about Informal Learning and New AI and robotics related jobs. The last focused tweet is about the integration of ICTs in the scholar life of a group of girls in Nairobi regarding to this important aim of fighting for eLiteracy.

Monday, 17 July 2017

• Project-based Learning and assessment.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Mobile Apps for Instructional Designers.

• e-Learning Graphic Design tips and ideas.

Wednesay, 19 July 2017

Internet holidays rest. Some keys to help children and adults to disconnect from the internet (in catalan; english translation below).

1. Try to diminish connecting and to enjoy without a screen.
2. Negotiate a stable schedule of internet access.
3. Restrict the access to some websites.
4. Leave the mobile phone in a common place at night.
5. Act from the example: the disconnection compromise must be mutual.

By Manuel Armayones, Psychology Professor and UOC eHealth Center’s Director of Development.

• Infographic about the importance of the so called Informal Learning.

• AI and robotics are not only “stealing” human jobs but creating new “technological craftsmanships” and positions.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

• New ETHE Journal article available about Design Thinking and e-Learning.

• Strategies in learning by the hand of Mobile phones: an approach to the importance of m-Learning. 


Friday, 21 July 2017

• A guide introducing innovative assessments in e-Learning.

Working for the integration of the ICTs in society: teaching communication and information technologies to girls in Nairobi.

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About the author
Desirée Rosa Gómez Cardosa
Educational innovation specialist in the Teaching and Learning Analysis team of the eLearning Innovation Center of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Her speciality is the spotting 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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