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Part of the move towards more Open Educational Resources, which is a good things, however ...

 

... publishers getting on the bandwagon and charging academics to publish their articles so that they are available to everyone. The end result is that there is more out there for everyone to read, but who is winning and who is losing?

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Wearable Technology in the Classroom Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

Wearable Technology in the Classroom Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
The Wearable Technology in the Classroom Infographic breaks down the impact of wearable technology in the classroom and shows how you could begin taking advantage.

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Consultants-E's curator insight, May 18, 8:01 AM

Some interesting thoughts about possible uses for wearables...

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Education Infographics

Education Infographics | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
Illustrated explorations of education-related topics.
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An interesting set of infographics from the Kewton website, covering a range of topics relevant to courses at Manchester

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The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
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Useful info graphic for Flipped learning

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Open-access platform Libre launched

Open-access platform Libre launched | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
Academics invited to publish papers, solicit reviews on new scholarly site
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Are Open Educational journals the future of acasdemic publishing?

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, July 24, 2013 1:58 PM

Consumers of academic research, particularly those without institutional access behind the paywalls, watch this space.

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UCISA Technology Enhanced Learning

Technology Enhanced lerning report 2012

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A regulalry produced report on the uses of technology in HE in the UK

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Free apps list

A list of free apps recommended by the STaRT Education Department

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Your starter for 10 :-)

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Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:22 AM

Great list!

Lisa Camp's curator insight, June 18, 2013 6:43 PM

Totally awesome list of FREEBIES!

Viljenka Savli's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:50 AM

Thank you for this great collection of free apps. 

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OECD educationtoday: Skills for the digital economy

OECD educationtoday: Skills for the digital economy | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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Looking at the need for better skills training in ICT fore current and future jobs.

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Information communication technology and social justice: exploring what works

Information communication technology and social justice: exploring what works | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
ICT has the potential to transform activism, but what is the evidence of what works, and do organisations think enough about digital security risks? Join the debate Thursday 11 April
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A critical perspective on using ICTs for development.

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News | World Warfighter

News | World Warfighter | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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This online role play is an interesting example of genre that's been around for a while, but has been brough up to date in that it is online. Could be used, as many digital games for language teaching of discussing intercultural cimmunications.

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OCTEL | Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning

OCTEL | Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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Looks like this could be an interesting course, certainly a lot of the key players in the field in the UK are registered.

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The Professors Behind the MOOC Hype - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Professors Behind the MOOC Hype - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
In the largest survey of instructors who have taught massive open online courses, The Chronicle heard from critics, converts, and the cautious.

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Additional food for thought.

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Gabi Witthaus's curator insight, March 26, 2013 11:02 AM

Participation in MOOCs is being seen by some school leavers as an essential element for their college applications.

Tony Parkin's curator insight, April 18, 2013 5:34 AM

A survey and subsequent analysis of US professors involved in the delivery of MOOC courses in US HE offers some interesting insights.

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SoundCloud - Hear the world’s sounds

Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio
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Curt Bonk's take on the debate.

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Susan's comment, April 4, 2013 6:51 AM
I discovered this one about a month ago! It's great; there is absolutely everything you'd want to listen to on the site and in many different languages.
Susan's curator insight, April 4, 2013 6:52 AM

I discovered this one about a month ago! It's great; there is absolutely everything you'd want to listen to on the site and in many different languages.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, April 15, 2013 1:17 AM

How can we use this in our classes.

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UK universities face threat from online courses and for-profit colleges

UK universities face threat from online courses and for-profit colleges | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
Pearson education adviser says British institutions must make themselves distinctive to stop 'avalanche of change'
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Publishers trying to get in on the action and make even more money from the university sector. Let's frighten academics into getting into bed with us.

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eltjam: EdTech in ELT / ESL - mobile, online, gaming

eltjam: EdTech in ELT / ESL - mobile, online, gaming | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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The Flipped Class Solves the Problem of Differentiation - YouTube

See how Spanish Teacher, Allison Drew of The Joseph Sears School in Kenilworth, Illinois is now able to differentiate her classroom by using the Flipped Clas...
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Computing ITT & CPD

This site has been put together by a small group of teachers and teacher educators convened by the DfE's Teaching Agency and chaired by Bob Harrison.
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Interesting site and a good example of community collaboration around IT.

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Classroom 2.0 Book on Scribd

Classroom 2.0 Book on Scribd | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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Lots of interesting guidance on using Web 2.0 tools

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Future at their fingertips (or in their pockets, anyway)

Future at their fingertips (or in their pockets, anyway) | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
Students have so many devices: sector must be smart and tap them, says expert. Chris Parr writes
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Short overview article of mobile device use in UK HE with links to a longer report

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StoryNexus

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StoryNexus allows you to play, and create, storygames: interactive stories in a rich variety of worlds. Create a storygame as a creative experiment, a source of income, an educational tool, a piece of transmedia content or a game for your friends.
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Both for users and creators of games.

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How is ICT changing the way students learn?

http://www.ericsson.com/thinkingahead/networked_society/learning_education Educational institutions are facing a paradigm shift. The Networked Society has gi...
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Looks like this might well be a site worth digging into.

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Adrianna Kowalska's curator insight, April 16, 2013 7:53 AM

to stay on the fast track

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European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning

European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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A useful open source journal in the field.

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The Skills Both Online Students And Teachers Must Have - Edudemic

The Skills Both Online Students And Teachers Must Have - Edudemic | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
What does it take to have an effective online classroom? These skills are critical for both online students and teachers.
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Some useful guidance here for students and teachers. Online teachers need to be flexible as stated here, but they also need to set boundaries and learners need to realise that tutors can't be online 24/7.

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MOOCs and Open Education: Implications for Higher Education « CETIS Publications

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A new report on MOOCs from JISC

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At South by Southwest Education Event, Tensions Divide Entrepreneurs and Educators - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

At South by Southwest Education Event, Tensions Divide Entrepreneurs and Educators - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Digital Technologies and Learning | Scoop.it
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Pointed out by one of my students Ricahrd Gallahad - the ongoing debate.

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