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California State U. Will Experiment With Offering Credit for MOOCs - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

California State U. Will Experiment With Offering Credit for MOOCs - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
In a deal with Udacity, courses will be free online, but students who want credit will be able to take them for just $150.
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Personal Learning Networks: Knowledge Sharing as Democracy | Collaboration | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Personal Learning Networks: Knowledge Sharing as Democracy | Collaboration | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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How Professors Use Social Media [Infographic] | Social Media Today

How Professors Use Social Media [Infographic] | Social Media Today | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Professors and Use of Social Media in Universities
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Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone | TechCrunch

Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone  | TechCrunch | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Whether or not one believes Khan Academy is helping to reinvent education, it's hard to dispute the fact that Khan (and now his team) are an educational video-producing machine, or that the platform continues to diversify.
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Don’t shame youth who post racist tweets, educate them. | Social Media in Higher Education

Don’t shame youth who post racist tweets, educate them. | Social Media in Higher Education | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
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Parents Brave to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Rules of Tech

Parents Brave to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Rules of Tech | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Your kids move fast -- and so does the tech they use. Here are a few ways you can keep up.
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The World's Richest College Dropout Urges Colleges to Stop Dropouts

The World's Richest College Dropout Urges Colleges to Stop Dropouts | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Bill Gates points toward the real college crisis.
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The Coming Copyright Clash in Higher Education

Colleges and universities, however, have a major trump card to play to reduce the costs of higher education: they can reverse their longstanding custom against claiming work made for hire status. I...
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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age...
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California State U. Will Experiment With Offering Credit for MOOCs - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

California State U. Will Experiment With Offering Credit for MOOCs - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
In a deal with Udacity, courses will be free online, but students who want credit will be able to take them for just $150.
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After Housing And The Stock Market, Is Higher Education The Next Bubble To Burst? - Forbes

After Housing And The Stock Market, Is Higher Education The Next Bubble To Burst? - Forbes | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Few industries today have a worse business model than higher learning institutions. Simply put, colleges are slowly pricing themselves out of existence.
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Higher education: our MP3 is the mooc

Higher education: our MP3 is the mooc | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Academics have watched the internet change the music industry, books and news. And yet, now it's happening in higher education, we are about to screw it up, says Clay Shirky
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CourseTalk Launches A Yelp For Open Online Courses And What This Means For Higher Education | TechCrunch

CourseTalk Launches A Yelp For Open Online Courses And What This Means For Higher Education | TechCrunch | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
One of the most popular topics in education technology these days is the subject of MOOCs, otherwise known as Massive Open Online Courses.
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5 ways online education can keep its students honest

5 ways online education can keep its students honest | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
As online learning platforms like Coursera, Udacity and edX raise the stakes for students with increased partnerships with traditional universities and credit-bearing classes, here are five technologies that can help them thwart cheating.
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Webcam Proctors Watch Students in Online Courses | MIT Technology Review

Webcam Proctors Watch Students in Online Courses | MIT Technology Review | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
How can you tell if an online student has done the work? That’s where webcam proctoring comes in.
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5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is Here - Forbes

5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is Here - Forbes | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Jeremy Friedman Jeremy Friedman is founder and CEO of Schoology, a provider of classroom management software.
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Now E-Textbooks Can Report Back on Students' Reading Habits - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Now E-Textbooks Can Report Back on Students' Reading Habits - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
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Creative Plagiarism - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Creative Plagiarism - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | AcademicTech | Scoop.it
It's not always so clear where constructive imitation ends and deceit begins.
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