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State Authorization: Seeing the Forest and the Trees of Regulatory Compliance - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution

State Authorization: Seeing the Forest and the Trees of Regulatory Compliance - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

For many of us in distance and continuing education, there was a time when it was possible to be blissfully unaware of the regulatory efforts of federal and state policymakers. But that time has surely passed. Institutions were awakened to the existence of state statutes governing distance education with the October 2010 release of the United State Department of Education (USDOE) administrative regulation. The USDOE mandate would compel educational providers to be authorized to operate in the states where they had students.

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Ten Tech Commandments for Connected Learners » Online Universities

Ten Tech Commandments for Connected Learners » Online Universities | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
The original Ten Commandments that most people are at least passingly familiar with represent rules for how Jews and Christians should conduct their lives.
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The Connection Between Quality and Completion - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Connection Between Quality and Completion - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

College completion is a complicated puzzle. Many factors—such as the preparedness of students who enroll—may help explain why a particular college has a high or low completion rate.


 


But how much does institutional quality affect student outcomes? A lot, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

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Los 5 primeros pasos del análisis en Social Media [Infografía]

Los 5 primeros pasos del análisis en Social Media [Infografía] | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Antes de lanzarse a publicar en Social Media, es necesario planificar, fijar bien una estrategia a la hora de comunicar.
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CORE Education's Ten Trends 2012 | CORE Education

CORE Education's Ten Trends 2012 | CORE Education | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

CORE Education is an eduction think tank and consultancy located in New Zealand. Each year, CORE publishes a list of 10 significant educational trends, with a focus on technology. Individual scholars are invited to write about each of the trends on a monthly basis. As of today (8/8/12) the first 6 of the articles have been published. A very interesting interactive ISSUU media document, which briefly describes the 10 Trends, can be accessed from the landing page (just click on the image or title above).

 

The 10 Trends for 2012 are:

 

1. Open-ness

2. Ubiquitous Learning

3. Smart Web

4. Data Engagement

5. Virtual Learning

6. Personalisation

7. Citizenship

8. Thinking 3D

9. Social Learning

10. User + Control


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Education Competencies: Presentation skills

Education Competencies: Presentation skills | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
The Education Competencies represent many of the attributes, behaviors, areas of knowledge, skills, and abilities required for successful job performance. Learn about the proficiency levels and how to develop skills related to presentation skills.

 

 

 

Read more and download the "Education Competency Wheel" [PDF 126 MB]:

http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/training/competencies/pages/presentation_skills.aspx

 


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A way that I've found that's good to improve my presentation skills is Present.Me. Check it out guys it's helped me so much and I can attach a video of myself presenting to my PowerPoint presentation!
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Lucidchart Overview

http://www.lucidchart.com LucidChart is the best way to create and share professional diagrams and communicate visually online. Within minutes of signing up,...
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How Can We Make Assessments Meaningful?

How Can We Make Assessments Meaningful? | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
I think meaningful assessments can come in many shapes and sizes. It fact, to be thoroughly engaging and to draw the best work out of the students, assessments should come in different formats.
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CARTAE: Innovacion en la educación: FOR PROFIT HIGHER EDUCATION: THE FAILURE TO SAFEGUARD THE FEDERAL INVESTMENT AND ENSURE STUDENT SUCCESS PREPARED BY THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AN...

A report from the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee on the for-profit college industry arrives at some dismal conclusions. (4-volume PDF here, but the summary is more digestible.) The key phrases that the Washington Post uses to summarize the findings: "most students don't graduate," "really expensive," and "you're paying for it." Via Cartae

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Going BYOD

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The Beginner’s Quick Guide To E-Books In Education | Edudemic

The Beginner’s Quick Guide To E-Books In Education | Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
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Over 1,000,000 Torrents of Downloadable Books, Music, and Movies | Internet Archive Blogs

Over 1,000,000 Torrents of Downloadable Books, Music, and Movies | Internet Archive Blogs | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

The Internet Archive is now offering over 1,000,000 torrents including our live music concerts, the Prelinger movie collection, the librivox audio book collection, feature films, old time radio, lots and lots of books, and all new uploads from our patrons into Community collections (with more to follow).

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In academia, 'e' can't automatically mean free - Wired.co.uk

In academia, 'e' can't automatically mean free - Wired.co.uk | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Wired.co.ukIn academia, 'e' can't automatically mean freeWired.co.ukThe impact of "e means free" has the potential to discourage academics, reduce research, hamper innovation in publishing and potentially harm students.
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10 Excellent Alternatives to PowerPoint

10 Excellent Alternatives to PowerPoint | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

PowerPoint is absolutely one of the most popular presentation tool out there .I bet that the first presentation you have ever made was via PowerPoint, well at least that was the case with mine .There are, however, several other presentation tools that we can use as an alternative to PowerPoint and guess what ? they are way easier and simpler especially for use in education. I have handpicked some of such tools for you to check but you can also check this extensive list of some of the best presentation tools for teachers to explore more options.

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Why Teachers Want Technology [Infographic]

Why Teachers Want Technology [Infographic] | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Survey says educators view ed tech as a motivational tool.
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Learn about all of the new features in Moodle 2.3 with this @Netspot video | Moodle News

Here’s a 17 minute video all focused on Moodle 2.3 and it’s improvements and changes. The video was created by NetSpot, official Moodle Partner.


 


Enjoy all the great info about editing courses, aesthetic changes, usability fixes and so much more.

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¿En tiempos de crisis necesitamos lideres o gestores? | Estrategia, Startups y Modelos de negocio

¿En tiempos de crisis necesitamos lideres o gestores? | Estrategia, Startups y Modelos de negocio | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
En la crisis actual debemos plantearnos si necesitamos gestores que solo expriman los resultados a corto plazo o personas capaces de liderar a la Organización en el rumbo necesario para conseguir el éxito necesario en el futuro...
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Determine Where to go to College in 5 Easy Steps with the Help of Internet Resources | Emerging Education Technology

Determine Where to go to College in 5 Easy Steps with the Help of Internet Resources | Emerging Education Technology | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
While this is not a traditional education technology subject, this article, collaboratively written with Erin Palmer, covers an important topic and leverages...
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The 6 People Needed To Implement E-Learning In Your Classroom | Edudemic

The 6 People Needed To Implement E-Learning In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

So you’ve finally succumbed to the buzz words and hype. You want to implement e-learning into your curriculum on a regular basis.


How do you do it? What partners do you need? Who the heck is going to actually create the e-learning tools? Before you start jogging down this path, take a look at this infographic that spells it all out in pretty clear terms.

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Saudi Electronic U picks BlackBoard Learn as LMS - EdTech Times

Saudi Electronic U picks BlackBoard Learn as LMS - EdTech Times | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Saudi Electronic University (SeU), the first government e-university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has selected Blackboard as a strategic partner to support their eLearning requirements. The announcement was made today ...
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Steve Hargadon: Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

Steve Hargadon: Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Panel with Stephen Downes, Howard Gardner, Alfie Kohn, and Gary Stager to talk about the need to reform the education reform movement.

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

For many teachers the traditional textbook just doesn't cut it any more. Between the rapid pace at which information changes and rising cost, many are looking for alternatives. Believe it or not, there are lots of options out there, if you know where to look and you are willing to get your hands dirty.

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Diagramly - Draw Diagrams Online

Diagramly - Draw Diagrams Online | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Diagramly is a capable online diagramming tool, it’s free and can produce fairly complex diagrams and charts...


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September 2012 | Fast Company

September 2012 | Fast Company | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
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» 9 Data Visualization Tools for Librarians and Educators

» 9 Data Visualization Tools for Librarians and Educators | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Data visualization and infographics tools are a great way to keep students and readers engaged.
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