Distance learning, e-learning, mobile learning, blended learning. There are a slew of educational learning trends that have been happening for years now. A The post What Is Social Learning (And Does It Work)?
When you think about integrating an iPad in schools, what is the goal? Patrick Larkin recalls his 1:1 integration and if he might do things differently now. The post The iPad In Schools: Is It A Problem Or A Solution?
The number of community college students in California who transfer to a four-year university or earn an associate degree within six years has slipped, according to web-based report cards released today.
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A key component to this process, which is tied directly into active assessment strategies, is synthesizing or making sense of the information gathered. Sense making can be writing a blog post using the links (like this post) or summarizing the key points in a presentation. Gathering and collecting specific content points is the beginning, and creating the theme is where an individual demonstrates their analysis and evaluation of the content included in a post or presentation shared. Kanter wrote, “Content curation is not about collecting links or being an information pack rat, it is more about putting them into a context with organization, annotation, and presentation.”
The success of any social program is ultimately determined by its ability to connect on a one-to-one, human level. But what does it actually mean to be human in social media? Is it having a fun and engaging brand?
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