New Educational Trends Connected with the Development of Media and Innovative Technologies – A Few Reflections on the Future Perspectives on Learning and Teaching

Monika Frania


The article traverses the new trends, selected methods and directions that are present in school and out of school education. The author analyzes the Polish examples and tries to relate them to the reality of the world education. Today's society is called 'information society', 'knowledge society' and but also 'network society'. The development of the media and new technologies has caused that today's teacher and student of all ages can enjoy a variety of tools to improve communication, gathering information and learning. The purpose of reflection is to identify what are the coming major trends in e-learning and education generally that will make an impact upon education in Poland (key issues: mobile learning; use of transmedia storytelling and WebQuest in education; gamification; new assessment tools such as e-portfolios and badges; blended learning as a method of learning; TED and Khan Academy as an educational sources; MOOC; OER; flipped classroom; The Learning Analitics).

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n4p232

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