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Why MOOCs Will Not Save Universities

Why MOOCs Will Not Save Universities | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Many universities slowly implode nowadays without even knowing it. Going ahead in denial with a lethal combination of old models and practices, decrepit ideas, illusory solutions and their self-con...
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Whirlpool Adopts E-Learning for Leadership - Featured Article - Workforce

Whirlpool Adopts E-Learning for Leadership - Featured Article - Workforce | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Corinne Gorenchan learned a lot during a yearlong training session for leaders at Whirlpool Corp., but the most important realization is that she is not alone.

Gorenchan was one of the first supervisors to graduate from "Leading People at Whirlpool," which immerses managers in the nuts and bolts of leadership. It blends virtual and live classroom learning, plus job projects designed to let managers apply their newly acquired knowledge. Supervisors and their managers also are held to a higher level of accountability.
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Wiley Teams Up With TED to Create Lecture Materials for Big-Idea Videos - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wiley Teams Up With TED to Create Lecture Materials for Big-Idea Videos - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
The publisher announced on Monday that it was commissioning classroom materials to be paired with “TED Studies”—subject-based collections of the big-idea videos made popular by the leaders of the annual TED conference. The materials include assignment questions, activities, and essays to put the TED videos in context.
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ESMS Professional Development Blog: Using Web 2.0 to Differentiate Instruction

ESMS Professional Development Blog: Using Web 2.0 to Differentiate Instruction | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
This year, more than ever, educators are faced with the challenge of differentiating instruction and curriculum to allow all students to reach their potential. How can we challenge students in higher order thinking skills such as analysis, logic, creation, reasoning, problem solving, and creativity?
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6 Hot Trends in Educational Technology [#Infographic]

6 Hot Trends in Educational Technology [#Infographic] | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Where does your school stand when it comes to adopting the latest classroom innovations?
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Simple Narrated Photostories with Pixntell

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Simple Narrated Photostories with Pixntell | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Pixntell is an iPad app for quickly creating simple narrated photostories. To create a story using Pixntell all that you need to do is start a new project, select some images, place them in order, and then start talking about each of your pictures. You control the timing for each image. If you want to talk about your first picture for twenty seconds, your second picture for just three seconds, and your third picture for fifteen seconds, you can do that. When your project is complete you can upload it directly to YouTube, share it on Facebook, or send to friends via email.
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7 Things You Should Know About Social Content Curation | EDUCAUSE.edu

7 Things You Should Know About Social Content Curation | EDUCAUSE.edu | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
An emerging class of online tools, including Pinterest, Scoop.it, EduClipper, and others, allows users to quickly and easily gather, organize, and share collections of online resources, particularly visual content. These applications make it easy to collect and post disparate bits of content, providing visual groupings at a glance that can reveal important patterns. In academic settings, they can facilitate more visual thinking and discussion among students while providing a means to share collections of online content.
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Top 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Logo Designers

Top 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Logo Designers | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Logo design is not that easy as it seems and the designers need to do a fantastic job in finding a way to convey the essence effectively with a few lines. The job is tough undoubtedly and to make the job easier a bit various logo design apps have come up to the world of logo designers to help them work whenever and wherever they want in a more effective manner. iPad and tablet devices are getting wide popularity among the professionals not only for accomplishing simple tasks but also for bigger tasks and more. In fact, in the age of technology revolution iPad apps have become a part of the job of logo designers who are creating excellent animated logo designs using the iPad apps. These apps are indeed playing a great role in taking the creativity of the logo designers to another dimension.
The iPad apps are helping the logo designers to design anywhere and anytime and these are not complex either. These apps play a big role in the vital stage of design process by helping in basic design tasks, sketching, drafting and digital painting.
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11 Awesome Classroom Posters for Language Teachers

11 Awesome Classroom Posters for Language Teachers | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
I have been collecting some awesome posters for teachers to hang on their classroom walls.  I assembled the list below mainly from my colleagues on Facebook. As you probably know,...
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18 iPad uses: How classrooms are benefiting from Apple's tablets

18 iPad uses: How classrooms are benefiting from Apple's tablets | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Several case studies outlining how iPads are impacting on student learning via @allanahk


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Creativity Should Be Taught Like Math or Science - Edudemic

Creativity Should Be Taught Like Math or Science - Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Around the world, educators are fostering creative thinking with their students.
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Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge koehler_mishra_08.pdf

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Colorado Community College Leader Receives Top Award at National WCET Meeting | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Colorado Community College Leader Receives Top Award at National WCET Meeting | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Dr. Rhonda M. Epper, assistant provost at the Colorado Community College System, was honored with the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) top award recognizing lifetime contributions to advancement in eLearning.
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... Let's Help Them Speak Up Across the Cultural Divide - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

... Let's Help Them Speak Up Across the Cultural Divide - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Students from underprivileged backgrounds need a different kind of attention. A professor from a nonacademic family recounts what her students taught her about how to teach them.
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MOOC's Take a Major Step Toward College Credit - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOC's Take a Major Step Toward College Credit - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
In a pilot project, the American Council on Education will evaluate five to 10 Coursera offerings and may recommend that colleges grant credit for them.
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24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study

24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study (RT @Educopedia: 24 ferramentas digitais que representam novas formas de estudar: sites baseados em jogos de aprendizagem http://t.co/iuLjeMmM #E2...)...
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The Early Results Of An iPad Classroom Are In. - Edudemic

The Early Results Of An iPad Classroom Are In. - Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
I’ve never observed anything else that has had the impact on teacher personal learning like an iPad classroom.
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18 Ways iPads Are Being Used In Classrooms Right Now - Edudemic

18 Ways iPads Are Being Used In Classrooms Right Now - Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
iPads are quickly becoming a popular and powerful educational tool for classrooms. Beyond the immediate benefit of engaging students, iPads can improve education efficiency and standards.
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Biometric Data-Gathering Sets Off a Privacy Debate

Biometric Data-Gathering Sets Off a Privacy Debate | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Biometric data-gathering — from palm scans to facial-recognition software — is all the rage. But consumer advocates worry that the public may be losing privacy.
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Study Finds Social Networking Sites a Growing Factor in Medical Student and Resident Selections | Miller School of Medicine | University of Miami

Study Finds Social Networking Sites a Growing Factor in Medical Student and Resident Selections | Miller School of Medicine | University of Miami | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
The UM Miller School of Medicine serves South Florida, South America and the Caribbean in education, research and patient care.
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Leadership 2.0: Are You An Adaptive Leader? - Forbes

Leadership 2.0: Are You An Adaptive Leader? - Forbes | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
One of the most popular Dilbert comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits.
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15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
How do you make students better online researchers? By understanding how they can and should use Google, of course!
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Una docena de herramientas para crear e-books y libros interactivos

Una docena de herramientas para crear e-books y libros interactivos | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Probablemente el auge actual de los tablets y otros dispositivos de lectura móviles como los e-readers y el imparable crecimiento en su uso, hará de formatos electrónicos como los e-books y libros interactivos un vehículo fundamental para la comunicación y el aprendizaje en un futuro muy cercano. El componente lúdico que aportan formatos como el libro interactivo, es un valor añadido para la estimulación de los más jóvenes, ya sea en forma de cuentos, libros de lectura o escolares, etc…


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Boletín eSalud OPS/OMS > Vol.1, No.1

Boletín eSalud OPS/OMS > Vol.1, No.1 | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
En respuesta al compromiso contraido con los Estados Miembros a través de la Estrategia de eSalud para las Américas, presentamos el Boletín de eSalud de la OPS/OMS. Este será un espacio que permitirá compartir noticias, eventos, recursos y experiencias sobre el uso de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación en la salud pública, tanto en las Américas como en otros rincones del mundo. Los invitamos a suscribirse al boletín y a formar parte de este espacio de colaboración.
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