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Low-tech Magazine

Low-tech Magazine | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
I immediately thought of Low-Tech Magazine when I saw the previously reviewed Millers Falls Boring Machine.
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2011 Distance Education Survey Results

2011 Distance Education Survey Results | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
New survey from @ITCeLearning finds that growth in eLearning enrollment is slowing; the cloud is on everyone's mind.
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StarTech.com - Computer Parts, Cables, KVM switches, Server Racks & Networking Solutions | StarTech.com Europe

StarTech.com - Computer Parts, Cables, KVM switches, Server Racks & Networking Solutions | StarTech.com Europe | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
We make it easy for IT professionals to identify, find and get the hard-to-find connectivity parts they need to enable their business solutions.
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MIT and Harvard announce edX - MIT News Office

MIT and Harvard announce edX - MIT News Office | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
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SketchUp: A New Tool for Today's Fire Service | Firefighter Nation

SketchUp: A New Tool for Today's Fire Service | Firefighter Nation | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
The free Google program SketchUp is a easy-to-use program to design 3-D models for after-action reviews, preplanning, building construction lessons and more.
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Online Student Support Services | Leadership in Distance Education

Online Student Support Services | Leadership in Distance Education | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
Colleges that teach at a distance must be able to offer students needed support and library services for a successful online experience. For more than a century, the higher education model has remained relatively stable.
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Grand Solar Minima do bring cooling to Europe Holocene record shows

Grand Solar Minima do bring cooling to Europe Holocene record shows | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
But now it’s not dry and icy five-month winters, but wet and windy springs instead. Or would you say these combine?
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Future U: Classroom tech doesn't mean handing out tablets

Future U: Classroom tech doesn't mean handing out tablets | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it

".."Blackboard (a kind of educational Sharepoint)" ouch." c/o Bryan Alexander, Twitter

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Disney Research -- Touché

"Touché is a new sensing technology that proposes a novel Swept Frequency Capacitive Sensing technique that can not only detect a touch event, but simultaneously recognize complex configurations of the human hands and body during touch interaction."

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Broadband Maps and Economic Development. What? Didn't Know There's a Connection?

Broadband Maps and Economic Development. What? Didn't Know There's a Connection? | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
These days, go to any gathering of community stakeholders, and people from quite a few states will tell you off the record that the broadband maps they have, well, suck as far as having the key data planners really need.
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TechCrunch | Crocodoc Debuts HTML5 Document Embedding Technology; Partners With Dropbox, Yammer, SAP

TechCrunch | Crocodoc Debuts HTML5 Document Embedding Technology; Partners With Dropbox, Yammer, SAP | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it

Y Combinator alum Crocodoc is debuting a new technology today that aims to bring an enterprise-grade HTML5 document embedding service for Microsoft Office and PDF files to web-based products.

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The Tor Project's New Tool Aims To Map Out Internet Censorship ...

The Tor Project's New Tool Aims To Map Out Internet Censorship ... | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it

"The Tor Project's New Tool Aims To Map Out Internet Censorship (Forbes). Posted: May 1, 2012 / in: Linux / No comments. "

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Revolutionary graphene-based material could change electronics forever

Revolutionary graphene-based material could change electronics forever | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
The most transparent, lightweight and flexible material ever for conducting electricity has been invented by a team from the University of Exeter.
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New technology to cut cost of producing water - Chicago Tribune

New technology to cut cost of producing water - Chicago Tribune | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
New technology to cut cost of producing waterChicago TribuneA professor at Abu Dhabi's Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, who has co-authored a book on a technology widely used in desalination and production of drinking water in the GCC region,...
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Is Your Distance Education Course Actually a Correspondence Course?

Is Your Distance Education Course Actually a Correspondence Course? | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College should refund $42 million in federal financial aid dollars that it dispersed to students over a five year period.  That is the finding of the U.S. Department of Educa...
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How Mobile Technology has Effected the Music Industry Market? [Infographic]

How Mobile Technology has Effected the Music Industry Market? [Infographic] | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
How Mobile has Changed the Music Industry [Infographic] (This really is worth a new discussion!
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barriers-to-adoption-of-online-learning-systems-in-us-higher-education.pdf | Leadership in Distance Education

barriers-to-adoption-of-online-learning-systems-in-us-higher-education.pdf | Leadership in Distance Education | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
Digital technology has already changed the way colleges and universities function, but no matter how significant those changes feel today, real transformation is just beginning.
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Online Learning: Five Essentials of Effective Instructional Design « Online Learning Update | Leadership in Distance Education

Online Learning: Five Essentials of Effective Instructional Design « Online Learning Update | Leadership in Distance Education | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
This is a presentation on five essentials of effective Instructional Design for online learning.
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Tallahassee Offers New Technology for Breast Cancer Screenings

Tallahassee Offers New Technology for Breast Cancer Screenings | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
New technology is now available in Tallahassee that will help diagnose breast cancer and is one more tool that can be used in the fight for a cure...
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Amtrak to Use iPhones to Streamline Service

Amtrak to Use iPhones to Streamline Service | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
By late summer, 1,700 conductors will be using the Apple devices to scan tickets electronically and do much more.
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Rant4Tech.com | Your logical, factual, quick and honest tech rants.

Rant4Tech.com | Your logical, factual, quick and honest tech rants. | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
#R4T: #technology.http://t.co/ebGhX8S7 - #Harvard & #MIT present a new #online #education model: #FREE - http://t.co/0ZSJURfx...
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Researchers at Disney and Carnegie Mellon Develop Disruptive New Technology ... - Daily Disruption

Researchers at Disney and Carnegie Mellon Develop Disruptive New Technology ... - Daily Disruption | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
TG DailyResearchers at Disney and Carnegie Mellon Develop Disruptive New Technology ...Daily DisruptionThat suggests it could immediately be used to create new and exciting ways for people to interact with objects and the world at large.” In...
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Green Infrastructure Could Save Cities Billions

Green Infrastructure Could Save Cities Billions | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.
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Virtual Post Secondary College: Online Graphic Design Schools ...

Distance learners will find virtual colleges competitive to campus-based colleges that have higher tuition costs for several reasons that V-colleges leverage to save students time and money. It is significant ...
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Congress members tout Facebook's new organ-donation tool - The Hill's Twitter Room

Congress members tout Facebook's new organ-donation tool - The Hill's Twitter Room | Education Tech & Tools | Scoop.it
Lawmakers on Tuesday joined Facebook to urge supporters to publicize their organ donor status with a new tool on the popular social media service.
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