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Why 21st Century Learning Should Be More Like the 19th Century - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Why 21st Century Learning Should Be More Like the 19th Century - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Why 21st Century Learning Should Be More Like the 19th Century
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It's hard to be against Professor Mintz's vision because it's a kind of educational near-Utopia.
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This robot is teaching college kids how to code robotics apps ...

This robot is teaching college kids how to code robotics apps ... | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Robots: they build your Teslas, assemble your iPhones, and now they teach your college kids. The Baxter Robot, created by Rethink Robotics, teaches undergraduate students at the University of California, Berkeley, the ...
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Linear vs Non-linear learning design | The Edynco blog

Linear vs Non-linear learning design | The Edynco blog | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

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A good introduction.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 3, 2014 8:44 PM

This is a good article on linear vs. non-linear e-learning design for you teaching and learning environment.

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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with
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SCORM Compliant E-learning - Learning Pool

SCORM Compliant E-learning - Learning Pool | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. What SCORM gives us is a standards based approach for packaging up e-learning modules into a common de-facto industry standard. It allows you to create ...
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A SCORM primer.

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FlipQuiz | Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators

FlipQuiz | Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

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David Baker's curator insight, February 27, 2014 5:43 PM

Starting to think about digital resources to support teachers and students as we move 1:1.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 2, 2014 12:57 PM

Easy to design gameshow-style quizz board

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, April 14, 2014 3:02 PM

An important approach for all learners and no more so than for reluctant or at-risk  learners.

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Beyond the MOOC: ‘Reclaim Open Learning’ Winner Jaaga, A Creative Community Space | DMLcentral

Beyond the MOOC: ‘Reclaim Open Learning’ Winner Jaaga, A Creative Community Space | DMLcentral | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
The initiative to Reclaim Open Learning launched a competition that was covered here at DMLcentral to recognize projects that were transforming higher education with innovative uses of technology and learner-centered programs.  As Anya Kamenetz argued,...
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Google's Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning - MakeUseOf

Google's Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning - MakeUseOf | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Google's Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning
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With its continued focus on education, Google has launched Oppia (beta).
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What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common?

What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common? | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
In this article I’ll present a framework that could help educators to make a shift from designing long, information based online courses to micro-learning, which is a result of content curation techniques and chunking information design strategy.
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What Students Love about e-Learning Courses

What Students Love about e-Learning Courses | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Since a continually increasing number of students are turning to online education, there are numerous courses available on the internet. Designing a basic online course may be difficult and is no different than working on an eLearning course. If you wish to design an effective e-learning program, that’ll make the transition from classroom to e-learning as pleasant as possible for the students, then that is a different story. It requires a good deal of time, planning, and hard work.
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The actual focus of the article is:  "4 Factors to Keep in Mind while Designing e-Learning Courses."  Basic, but useful. 

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Survey: Workers Say Training Improves Job Performance

Survey: Workers Say Training Improves Job Performance | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Despite the groans any corporate manager is likely to hear when the words “compliance” and “training” are used in the same sentence, the majority of employees find on-the-job training both beneficial and helpful. Nearly 60 percent of workers said that training helped them better perform their job, according to an online employer training survey released today by Mindflash.
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May be useful in client discussions on the value of learning development.

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How To Start Using Augmented Reality In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Start Using Augmented Reality In The Classroom - Edudemic | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality (AR) allows teachers and students to extend the physical world with a virtual overlay. Whether you have iPad, Android, or a smartphone, scanning a trigger in the physical world with an AR app allows a new layer of information to appear. This information could be a link to a web site, a video, …
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Sorry, Parents: That “Make Your Baby a Genius,” Early-Learning Product You ... - Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

Sorry, Parents: That “Make Your Baby a Genius,” Early-Learning Product You ... - Philadelphia Magazine (blog) | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
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Sorry, Parents: That “Make Your Baby a Genius,” Early-Learning Product You ...
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From the article:  "A new study in the Journal of Educational Psychology tells the sad, sad tale...there were 'no differences between the infants exposed to baby media and the control group on 13 of the 14 assessments.'"  A sad tale, yes, but an entertaining read.

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This summer, you can learn Linux free & online from Harvard & MIT ...

This summer, you can learn Linux free & online from Harvard & MIT ... | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Want to learn Linux? The Linux Foundation announced today that it will be offering its $2,400 “Introduction to Linux” course for free through edX, the Harvard/MIT online learning platform that supports massive enrollment.
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Intuitive, but may be helpful.

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7 Things To Know Before Using Open Educational Resources | Edudemic

7 Things To Know Before Using Open Educational Resources | Edudemic | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

OER are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online. Our goals with OER are to find the best possible course materials to engage our students, improve academic achievement, and save the district money.


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 3, 2014 6:58 PM

These new teaching and learning free resources can help with countries that have very limited government funding.

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Ridiculously Simple Ways to Create Awesome Custom E-Learning Graphics - E-Learning Heroes

Ridiculously Simple Ways to Create Awesome Custom E-Learning Graphics - E-Learning Heroes | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects.
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Simple and practical.  Check it out. 

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Online Learning - What do we actually mean?

Online Learning - What do we actually mean? | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
With their Online Language Learning Challenge The Guardian wants to find out if it’s possible to learn languages purely through the use of online tools by discussing the topic with readers and experts. Most people have doubts that learning online would get you as far as being able to speak a new language fluently. But there seem to be very different understandings of what online learning actually means.
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virtual philosopher: Hubert Dreyfus: a Philosopher's Pessimism about Distance Learning

virtual philosopher: Hubert Dreyfus: a Philosopher's Pessimism about Distance Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
As someone who has been involved in distance learning at The Open University for the past fifteen years or so, most recently helping to design the Start Writing courses there which are first level writing courses taught entirely online, I...
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Thought provoking; controversial.

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Weekly Challenge: Instructional Design Tips That Really Pop - E-Learning Heroes

Weekly Challenge: Instructional Design Tips That Really Pop - E-Learning Heroes | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects. (The #education and design tips are rolling in.
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Some useful information and links.

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moocs, mocs, elearning, e-learning, online, online coursesE-Learning Perspectives | Attaining Effective E-Learning for Today's Learners

moocs, mocs, elearning, e-learning, online, online coursesE-Learning Perspectives | Attaining Effective E-Learning for Today's Learners | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
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MOOCs vs. MOCs.

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Classroom Design Principles for an Increasingly Online World - Huffington Post

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Classroom Design Principles for an Increasingly Online World
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In my travels, I have the opportunity to speak with education leaders around the world.
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Worth reading.

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eLearning vs classroom, splinters and a leisurely stroll - TrainingZone.co.uk (blog)

eLearning vs classroom, splinters and a leisurely stroll - TrainingZone.co.uk (blog) | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
eLearning vs classroom, splinters and a leisurely stroll
TrainingZone.co.uk (blog)
The choice of eLearning or classroom based training is a myth. Travelling by car, doesn't mean you can't have a walk once you get there.
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From the article:  "The choice of eLearning or classroom based training is a myth. Travelling by car, doesn’t mean you can’t have a walk once you get there."  The first installment of an interesting read.

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Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters | TrainingZone.co.uk

Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters | TrainingZone.co.uk | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers - eLearning Brothers

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers - eLearning Brothers | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Let's get real. Good habits help drive successful and consistent eLearning courses. So, consider using the 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers.
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