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lynda.com to Demonstrate Free Online Learning Access at The New York Public ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

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New kiosks from online learning company lynda.com will be demonstrated at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL).
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Students Avoid ‘Difficult’ Online Courses, Study Finds

Students Avoid ‘Difficult’ Online Courses, Study Finds | Confer | Scoop.it
Many students stay away from online courses in subjects they deem especially difficult or interesting, according to a study released this month by the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College.
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Live Online Events: Keys to Successful Management

Live Online Events: Keys to Successful Management | Confer | Scoop.it
It sounds easy: let's all get together at noon and have a presentation from one of our speakers. We'll look at a few slides, maybe watch a video, take questions, and discuss the whole thing together.

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How to Help Mobile Education Go Global | MindShift

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For many of us, the conversation around mobile learning has shifted from asking whether mobile devices present educational opportunities to how they might bes (How to Help Mobile Education Go Global http://t.co/VwG0oEItmn...
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5 Education Resources Worth Paying For

5 Education Resources Worth Paying For | Confer | Scoop.it
Anyone working within a budget will tell you that “free” is preferred, especially when looking for resources to assist us with our online courses.
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More universities try the MOOC model by moving professors’ lectures online

More universities try the MOOC model by moving professors’ lectures online | Confer | Scoop.it
Having students watch one-way talks on their computers frees up time for give-and-take discussions in person.
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6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students

6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students | Confer | Scoop.it
Getting younger students to tell stories can promote a variety of different language arts skills in a way that is a lot more fun than doing grammar drills.
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Online Learning: Everything Old Is New Again

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The MOOC movement is seen by some as the eureka moment for education, but online learning has been on the rise for decades.
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Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Confer | Scoop.it
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Key TakeawaysOpen educational resources made a dramatic appearance with the 2002 debut of MIT’s Open Courseware initiative.In...
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Videoconferences gaining popularity in the Americas - Adventist News Network

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Videoconferences gaining popularity in the Americas
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Church leaders in South America, too, have in recent years embraced the benefits of using conferencing technology.
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Digital learning has arrived for Bay Area students, teachers

Digital learning has arrived for Bay Area students, teachers | Confer | Scoop.it
As politicians and academics debate the future of higher education, it is already happening -- in dorm rooms, off-campus apartments and living rooms around the world. Its online, as millions are being educated on the Web.
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E-Learning Certificate Program: EDUC 650 Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies

E-Learning Certificate Program: EDUC 650 Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies | Confer | Scoop.it

Explore effective ways to use social media for communication with parents, in the classroom and for personal professional development. Learn how to use social networks and cloud-based tools including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other personal learning networks.


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Here's a terrific 1 unit course taught by the very talented online teacher Kay Lehmann.  Class starts in just a few weeks.  Enroll to better understand soical media in the classroom. 

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Do the maths - MOOCs break the mould - The Australian

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The Guardian Do the maths - MOOCs break the mould The Australian "It is the best summary of where MOOCs stand worldwide at the moment, what developments (there) are and what they offer," University of Adelaide vice-chancellor Warren Bebbington...
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Tips for using Pinterest as a teaching tool

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A growing number of educators are using Pinterest in the classroom.
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Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Who’s using MOOCs? 10 different target audiences

Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Who’s using MOOCs? 10 different target audiences | Confer | Scoop.it
Who's using MOOCs? 10 different target audiences including students, parents, lifelong learners, government, etc http://t.co/pOPa2efbpd
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Play in education: the role and importance of creative learning

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Can learning through play really help teachers to achieve their formal lesson goals?
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Nicholas Negroponte -- Behind the Scenes

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the unprecedented lecture by Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Lab. View more of the series at http://phoenix.ed... (Take a look at this! It opens our minds to where education/engagement should be moving!
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How To Choose The Best Mobile Device For Your School

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It's not an easy decision. It's expensive and difficult. Here's a few tips and criteria for figuring out how to choose the best mobile device for your school.
The post How To Choose The Best Mobile Device For Your School appeared first on Edudemic.
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Blackboard Collaborate - BSN Share

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During the past several weeks, Blackboard Collaborate has been running slow. People have been getting kicked off, and sometimes, they could not access sessions… (@tracycolbert blogs to update you on Blackboard Collaborate's uptime.
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Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud | Video on TED.com

Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other -- using resources and mentoring from the cloud.

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Check out our all NEW Pinterest Page.
Lots of great ManufacturingStories & CTE-STEM Programs

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This is very inspirational. You must watch this.
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I like how he is conscious of social class!!
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The 30 Biggest Myths About Online Learning - Edudemic | Aprendiendoaenseñar

The 30 Biggest Myths About Online Learning - Edudemic | Aprendiendoaenseñar | Confer | Scoop.it
What are the myths about online learning? That there isn't group interaction or that it's not the future? Weigh in with the Edudemic community! (The 30 Biggest Myths About Online Learning - Edudemic: What are the myths about online learning?
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Webinar: The Digital Switch: Moving a Classroom-Based Course to Online or Hybrid | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Webinar: The Digital Switch: Moving a Classroom-Based Course to Online or Hybrid | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Confer | Scoop.it
Online learning is a growing trend. Instructors need to be prepared to develop an online course that increases student engagement and learning. How do you decide which delivery mode is best suited for your course: face-to-face, online, or hybrid?
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Why (And How) To Start Learning Video Game Design

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Learning video game design is an innovative and interactive way to get students thinking, working, and engaging like never before.
The post Why (And How) To Start Learning Video Game Design appeared first on Edudemic.
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How to Optimize Your Facebook Page for Facebook Graph Search | Social Media Examiner

How to Optimize Your Facebook Page for Facebook Graph Search | Social Media Examiner | Confer | Scoop.it
Facebook Graph Search: learn how to increase your exposure and prepare your Page so that it comes up more often in Facebook searches.

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At California Community Colleges, 10+1>11

Ask faculty members in an academic senate what is the most important legislation in California community college history, and they will answer with no hesitation: AB 1725, enacted by the legislature and signed by Governor George Deukmejian in 1988.
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