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Morality - Ethics

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Morality (from the Latin "manner, character, proper behavior") is the differentiation of intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are "good" (or right) and those that are "bad" (or wrong). The philosophy of morality is ethics. A moral code is a system of morality (according to a particular philosophy, religion, culture, etc.)


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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 16, 2013 6:13 PM

 

To me "Morality" and "Ethics" are THE glue to keep a society health, and to YOU!???

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ethics

 

 

Pola Panagiotou's comment, January 12, 3:24 AM
Actually, I agree with the Latin term and explanation. But what is wrong and right? Can we agree about it? I doubt, especially in these erosion days.
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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:25 PM

This article is part of a larger, on-going effort to help connect teachers and other learning professionals with the neuroscience of learning.

Moses B. Tambason's curator insight, November 9, 2013 2:40 PM

More people are running to charity tube to post free videos and watch free videos than posting on you tube. Try posting at charity tube and you will never leave. http://www.africatube.net/ More visitors and more video views. Don't take our word for it, try it. Post one same video on youtube and put it on  http://www.africatube.net/ and return ater five hours and compare the viewers rate and decide for yourself. Create your very own group or forum and control who watch it and invite everyone to watch the video. Above all, post video in English or in any language and viewers can watch video description in their own language. Try it and let us know your experience. Above all it is absolutely free like youtube

Vincent Munch's curator insight, November 25, 2013 12:51 PM

Something we should all read

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1,000 Years of European History — An Animated Map..


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BI Media Specialists's curator insight, October 1, 2013 9:01 AM

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Looks like this may be a good resource for European history or World history courses
Thomas Faltin's comment, October 1, 2013 10:25 AM
thx all
Femi Adeyemi's curator insight, October 1, 2013 12:16 PM

insightful

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BYOD Security Issues [Infographic]

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BYOD Security Issues: How safe is the common practice for employees to Bring their Own Device into work?

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malek's curator insight, September 17, 2013 8:23 AM

A myriad of threats:

* Employers often cannot assess data breach exposure on unmanaged BYODs

*Lost or stolen BYODs  that  contain sensitive data, with less than 1 in 4 can be remotely wiped.

* When BYODs bypass inbound filters normally applied to corporate devices, they’re vulnerable to malware

and the list goes on and on


TheSoulfulEMU's curator insight, September 24, 2013 10:12 AM

Now that you know it, so DONT- BYOD!!! Got it?

Bruce McDuffee's curator insight, September 25, 2013 11:41 PM

Interesting BYOD stats.

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5 Things Students Expect From Their Teachers

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Is there "a difference between a 'student' and a 'learner,' between a 'teacher' and an 'educator.'


Teachers want their students to be responsible and curious. They expect their students to follow class rules and do their homework. But what about the reverse? What do students want from their teachers?"

 

If we gave students a choice about which classes to attend each day, would they choose our subject? Would they view our pedagogical approach as worthwhile and interesting? A teacher’s job is not to be an entertainer, obviously. Gail Godwin’s quote, that “Teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater,” holds true only on a certain level. But the role of the teacher is undoubtedly to engage each child and inspire interest.

 

The partnership between student and teacher relies on expectations. When these needs are met, they create decades of learning and admiration. When unmet, however, they foment years of delay and resentment.

 


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Sue Alexander's curator insight, August 17, 2013 10:51 AM

Some wonderful questions that I look forward to answering.

Allan Shaw's curator insight, August 19, 2013 1:36 AM

I consider points two and three absolutely necessary! Points one, four and five are more difficult to maintain for six hours per day each day of the school year for all students.

Beatriz Montesinos's curator insight, August 20, 2013 12:42 PM

¿Hay diferencia entre "alumno" y "aprendiz" y entre "profesor" y "educador"?

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FidusWriter, la aplicación web para crear textos académicos, ya es de código libre

FidusWriter, la aplicación web para crear textos académicos, ya es de código libre | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Os hablamos de FidusWriter (fiduswriter.org) hace ya un año, un proyecto que nos permite crear documentos directamente desde Internet, colaborar con otros

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, August 14, 2013 9:52 AM

Herramienta libre de trabajo colaborativo: con posibilidad de citar fuentes en gran variedad de formatos

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Zotero | Grab your research with a single click | A personal research assistant.

Zotero | Grab your research with a single click | A personal research assistant. | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Zotero is a powerful, easy-to-use research tool that
helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources and then
share the results of your research.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 7, 2013 5:31 AM

 

Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalog, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites.


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[PDF] Opening up Education


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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, July 9, 2013 5:32 AM

* #Open #Education for an Open #Society

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Fostering learning communities among teachers [pdf]

According to the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), teachers across countries overwhelmingly desire more professional development.

 

• In all TALIS countries, there are low rates of co-operative professional development and collaborative teaching practice.


• Countries could use professional development to effectively and efficiently build and improve professional learning communities in schools.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 7, 2013 5:54 AM

 

A MUST read!!!

 

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Online + face-to-face = blended learning

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“Blended learning is about engaging students in ===>  deeper learning <===,” says Ron Cramer, senior learning technology consultant. “It’s about blending online and face-to-face activities together in a thoughtful way.”

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 27, 2013 7:24 PM

 

To me Learning is anyway deeper learning as I am a hard critical thinking person, BUT as THEY want to describe it that way, WHY NOT, agreed ;)

 

Ainsley Stollar's curator insight, March 6, 10:57 AM

This article talks about how a type of learning called blended learning has been created to put minds at ease. It was created to help engage students in a deeper type of learning than the usual shallow learning implemented in a classroom. It relates because students are allowed to discuss their success without feeling the pressure of failure. 

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Enjoy your online life, safely

------- Cardiff Design Festival AWARD W|INNER // The Best of Welsh Design awards talented designers and design thinkers across Wales------- A viral video, explaining…

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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

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Welcome to the David Rumsey Map Collection Database and Blog. The Map Database has many viewers and the Blog has numerous categories. The historical map coll...

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El nuevo rol del tutor online

Mónica Moya López, pedagoga experta en e-learning, nos explica en esta sesión cómo ha cambiado el papel del formador y tutor online, y discutiremos sobre la

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A Wonderful Graphic Featuring The Importance of Music in Education [Infographic]

A Wonderful Graphic Featuring The Importance of Music in Education [Infographic] | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

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Dorian Love's curator insight, June 27, 5:17 AM

Sweet music!

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, July 1, 10:47 AM


A bit of a edu-tisement for U.F. but this graphic has a ton of info points on music and it's value in learning.

Terry Doherty's curator insight, July 1, 12:44 PM

The bottom line is that U of F wants you to think about being a music educator. I really focused on the research about how music helps with language skills.

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Yet another iPhone lockscreen vulnerability. This time in iOS 7.02 [VIDEO]

Yet another iPhone lockscreen vulnerability. This time in iOS 7.02 [VIDEO] | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Another day, another privacy vulnerability found in iOS.

When will Apple learn that a lockscreen should really, properly, lock the phone?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 30, 2013 12:33 PM

 

Israeli researcher Dany Lisiansky uncovered the flaw, and made a video to demonstrate a way to take a victim’s locked iPhone running iOS 7.02, and ===> access their call history, voicemails and entire list of contacts. <===


Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Nobody-is-perfect

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, September 30, 2013 12:37 PM

Israeli researcher Dany Lisiansky uncovered the flaw, and made a video to demonstrate a way to take a victim’s locked iPhone running iOS 7.02, and ===> access their call history, voicemails and entire list of contacts. <===

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Nobody-is-perfect

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, September 30, 2013 12:51 PM

 

Israeli researcher Dany Lisiansky uncovered the flaw, and made a video to demonstrate a way to take a victim’s locked iPhone running iOS 7.02, and ===> access their call history, voicemails and entire list of contacts. <===

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Nobody-is-perfect

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security

 

 

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Nine Principles for Using Measures of Effective Teaching

The data set, reports, analysis, practical insights and tools that were developed throughout the course of the project has been shared to research and practitioner community as well as policy makers. The easy access to data and practical insights provided through this project are helping to support teachers and students in classrooms today.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 30, 2013 12:24 PM

It will be interesting to see if these are picked up on and then how they are implemented.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, October 1, 2013 5:02 AM

amazing

Rose Garofano's curator insight, October 16, 2013 8:24 PM

a reflective teacher equals student improvement

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CeDeC. 13 actividades didácticas con Google Forms

Se proponen 13 actividades reales para hacer en el aula. Los contenidos de esta presentación han sido adaptados y traducidos del contenido original de Tom Barr

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Maite Gonzalez's curator insight, June 28, 2013 9:24 AM

add your insight...

 

Gola Carrizo's curator insight, July 7, 2013 9:33 AM

13 actividades didácticas con Google Forms

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, August 31, 2013 3:20 AM

Actividades reales.... buena propuesta

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Adapting to the digital age: a narrative approach | Research in Learning Technology

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Adapting to the digital age: a narrative approach

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, August 12, 2013 12:09 PM

Abstract:


The article adopts a narrative inquiry approach to foreground informal learning and exposes a collection of stories from tutors about how they adapted comfortably to the digital age. We were concerned that despite substantial evidence that bringing about changes in pedagogic practices can be difficult, there is a gap in convincing approaches to help in this respect. In this context, this project takes a “bottom-up” approach and synthesises several life-stories into a single persuasive narrative to support the process of adapting to digital change. The project foregrounds the small, every-day motivating moments, cultural features and environmental factors in people's diverse lives which may have contributed to their positive dispositions towards change in relation to technology enhanced learning. We expect that such narrative approaches could serve to support colleagues in other institutions to warm up to ever-changing technological advances.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 12, 2013 1:20 PM

Looks like a helpful article for a dissertation.

Gust MEES's curator insight, August 14, 2013 5:14 PM

 

What stories can be told about the fast-changing world of higher education, and what can we learn from them? Adapting to new situations, conquering fears and overcoming obstacles are familiar storylines, with particular relevance for university lecturers having to introduce new technologies in their working practices.


This is not the only story, there are many others, all unique, all with the potential to move us and make us reflect on our own situation.


This paper reports on a research project undertaken at London Metropolitan University, UK, with the aim of gathering and sharing personal accounts of successful adaptation to the digital age.


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A ‘Disruptive’ Look at Competency-Based Education

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Competency-based education could be the key to providing quality, postsecondary education to millions of Americans at a lower cost, writes Louis Soares.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 10, 2013 12:27 PM

Will competency based work for people who are unsure and unmotivated?

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Barriers to Creativity in Education


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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 7, 2013 5:11 AM

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Creativity

 

Allan Shaw's curator insight, August 7, 2013 9:44 PM

Schooling itself is a systems technology where resources (people, time, places, curriculum, assessment etc) are geared to attain goals some of which are explicit and some implicit. Creativity has never been an explicit goal, perhaps quite the oppositie (confromity and standardisation) has been the case. Creativity needs a culture and systems that are sensitive to and allow for some ambiguity, error, iterations on the same theme and patience. I'm not sure the current systems can manage that even with the adjustments suggested in this graphic.

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, August 8, 2013 6:05 AM

Creativity in Education .....

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TEN THINGS ABOUT ONLINE TEACHERS

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Reflections of my experiences in WiziQ in 2012 What does this means for teachers and learners everywhere?   TEN THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ONLINE

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olgadiez's curator insight, July 6, 2013 5:25 AM

Los tutores online en la vanguardia de la educación.  Experiencias de una profesora online de inglés que usa WiziQ como plataforma.

Gust MEES's curator insight, July 8, 2013 4:26 AM

 

TEN THINGS ABOUT ONLINE TEACHERS...

 

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Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption

Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Our education system is not broken, it has just become obsolete When I think of all the tremendous, seemingly impossible feats made possible by entrepreneurs, I am amazed that more has not been done to reinvent our education system.

 

Our collective belief is that our education system is broken so we spend tremendous energy in trying to fix it. We conveniently place the blame on problems that stem from budget cuts, teacher layoffs, inadequate technology in our schools and our education policies.

 

We need to recognize the fact that our education system is NOT BROKEN but has simply become OBSOLETE. It no longer meets the needs of the present and future generation.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 3, 2013 3:33 PM

 

We need to recognize the fact that our education system is NOT BROKEN but has simply become OBSOLETE. It no longer meets the needs of the present and future generation.

 

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Jordi Adell "El diseño de actividades didácticas con TIC"


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María Asunción Martínez Mayoral's curator insight, June 10, 2013 4:49 PM

Lástima que no oigamos a Jordi contándonos la presentación.

RELEVANTES por el mensaje escrito, las diapositivas 95-105. Cómo se puede decir tanto con tan pocas palabras.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 22, 2013 12:11 PM

De uno de los "MAESTROS"

Luz Dibia Velasquez Nieto's comment, July 12, 2013 9:30 AM
Excelente, es una aporte con estas lluvias de ideas
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'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills

'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
A Minnesota district's ed-tech professional-development strategy emphasizes how-to videos and support from technology-integration specialists.

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 13, 2013 6:16 PM

It is now called flipped PD but such coaching has been occurring for nearly twenty eyars to my knowledge in some places. It is well worthwhile and its success is enhanced by modern systems such as YouTube, but in the end the quality of the result is dependent upon the quality of the coaching.

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@Allen Shaw: I agree with You! Quality standards for coaching need to get set up and are very important! I might blog soon about that on How-To...
Lucy Beaton's curator insight, June 13, 2013 7:16 PM

As-needed follow-up technology support after an introduction to new technology is vital to ascertain the inclusion of that technology into a teacher's repertoire.

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How To Extend The Reach Of Excellent Teachers [Infographic]

How To Extend The Reach Of Excellent Teachers [Infographic] | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Why does every child need consistent access to excellent teachers, and how can we, today, extend the reach of the excellent teachers our nation already has?

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