The Transformation Society collaborated with Friends of Education in Macedonia, to help teachers reflect on their own practices (Neus Lorenzo) and think about future technological challenges (Ray Gallon). The 2016 EduConference focused on building an international space for sharing ideas and experiences on effective use of IT in Education, with experts from a wide range of fields.
In Barcelona, The Transformation Society helped organise the second annual face-to-face #Xatac5 Conference. “Xatac5” is the first weekly moderated education chat in Spain where Catalan teachers debate education, language and technology.
The forces inﬂuencing higher education in a digitally globalized, plurilingual, and intercultural world present a real and current challenge. This chapter by Neus Lorenzo and Ray Gallon from the book, New Voices in Higher Education Research and Scholarship, proposes some new directions for the evolution of higher education practice, with illustrative case studies.
In the slides from this presentation at TC World 2014, Ray Gallon explores the relationship between remote and mobile learning to traditional user assistance for software. Professional training has already moved, in great measure, from instructor-led classroom sessions to webinars. In a “mobile first” environment – always connected everywhere – mLearning is taking over. User Assistance is a specialised kind of learning. Should we be moving it out of the application and onto mobile devices? Everything will go mobile.
The Transformation Society collaborated with Adobe on a transmedia experiment that gathered and shared information around different technological challenges using multiple channels. This white paper summarises the elements of the project, provides research data, and draws conclusions that also suggest directions for further research.
In this training session Neus Lorenzo explains the nemetics system. Nemetics provides a mechanism for analysing complex communications and transmedia interactions. It uses units made up of conversational routines that can be quantified, visualised, and mapped in different shapes, according needs and the type of information treated. These visualisations are powerful tools for dealing with complexity.
This white paper by The Transformation Society was prepared for Adobe. It explores how content professionals are facing the breakdown of traditional boundaries that affect their subject matter as well as their professional functions. Among the issues that are influencing this evolution are: the disappearance of physical space, asynchrony of time, and the phenomenon of users as producers, including how consumers raise corporate consciousness.
In this white paper for Adobe, Ray Gallon and Neus Lorenzo explore how the evolution of communications technology has modified behaviour, culture, and value systems. Research going forward needs to focus on how the changing communicative context is affecting individuals, through their interconnection with electronic objects, and what transcendent values will define the collective vision of reality.