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Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish

Educational Technology Guy: Great list of app based on task you want students to accomplish | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it

Via Susan Bainbridge
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I like this approach No "deep" insights or educational ideology. Just a pragmatic advice :
IF
    you want to achieve this,
THEN
    here is a tool fit for your purpose.

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tom jackson's curator insight, June 18, 6:25 AM

it can get confusing (for us, seasoned teachers) to recall which does what when we use these tools infrequently.  This user-friendly chart is a very helpful as it defines what to use for which purpose.

tom jackson's curator insight, June 18, 6:26 AM

it is confusing to recall which does what when we use these tools infrequently.  This user-friendly chart is a very helpful as it defines what to use for which purpose.

Libchelle's curator insight, June 18, 3:25 PM

Fantastic  table for students, teachers and parents. 

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‘Excellent Sheep,’ William Deresiewicz’s Manifesto

‘Excellent Sheep,’ William Deresiewicz’s Manifesto | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
“Excellent Sheep,” by William Deresiewicz, takes aim at America’s elite universities and the graduates they produce.
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slightly of topic, but an interesting analysis of Higher edu

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The iPad at Hood College: Expanding the Textbook - YouTube

Dr. Gwyn Whieldon, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Hood College in Frederick MD, talks about her use of the iPad in the classroom. For more information...
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The future of textbooks (sounds brilliant and plausible to me)

TIP: lookup notability in the Apple appStore

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The Digital College Dropouts

The Digital College Dropouts | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Welcome to the third episode of Techno Sapiens, a biweekly series of six podcasts hosted by Future Tense fellows Christine Rosen, senior editor of New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology & Society, and Marvin Ammori, a First Amendment lawyer who has worked for Google, eBay, and Dropbox, among others.* Each...
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Noting new here (Answers to questions that were answered two years ago).

One nice factoid: According to Daphne Koller, of MOOC students that in week 3 of a course are still active 60% or more complete the course successfully.

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Tuned Models of Peer Assessment in MOOCs, by the team of Standford. The data analysis is very interesting and inspiring. http://web.stanford.edu/~cpiech/bio/papers/tuningPeerGrading.pdf

Tuned Models of Peer Assessment in MOOCs, by the team of Standford. The data analysis is very interesting and inspiring. http://web.stanford.edu/~cpiech/bio/papers/tuningPeerGrading.pdf | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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Coursera statistical analysis of peer assessment networks

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#MassiveTeaching mystery captivates, confuses @insidehighered

#MassiveTeaching mystery captivates, confuses @insidehighered | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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More on the mystery of the missing MOOC

Bottom-line: not a mystery, just a hoax  

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Multilitteratus Incognitus: Social Experiment? Learning Experience? Tempest in a Teapot? Coursera's recently under-reported soap-opera.

Multilitteratus Incognitus: Social Experiment? Learning Experience? Tempest in a Teapot? Coursera's recently under-reported soap-opera. | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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A new scandal in MOOC land?

Who is the villain:
- the madly experimenting professor,
- greedy Coursera, or

- some bureaucrats of the university of Zurich?

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Creating Videos (Commoncraft style) - Team Triumph

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Horizon Report 2014 K-12 edition – an outline

Horizon Report 2014 K-12 edition – an outline | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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New predictions of technology driven innovation in edu.

My prediction, we will laugh at them in 2020.

 

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Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- THE Journal

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- THE Journal | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.

Via Wilfred Rubens
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Google has it's own Moodle now

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Wilfred Rubens's curator insight, May 10, 5:18 AM

Google bemoeit zich steeds intensiever met het onderwijs. Nu komen ze met Google Classroom. Dit artikel in THE Journal spreekt zelfs van een gratis elektronische leeromgeving. Die typering lijkt me niet terecht, als je naar de functionaliteit kijkt. Als ik het goed begrijp faciliteert Google vooral de workflow rond het geven, maken, inleveren, becommentariëren en beoordelen van opdrachten. Daarbij is sprake van een koppeling met Google Docs. Als je uitgaat van een digitale leer- en werkomgeving op basis van een portaalomgeving, dan kan deze toepassing daar een zinvol onderdeel van zijn. We moeten ons daarbij wel realiseren dat we a) nog afhankelijker worden van Google, b) er nog steeds issues zijn rond eigenaarschap van data, privacy en veiligheid, en c) Google een historie heeft als het gaat om het lanceren maar ook weer om zeep helpen van applicaties (denk aan Google Reader of Google Waves). En waarom kiezen bedrijven als Google vaak voor traditionele namen voor hun producten (denk ook aan het schoolbord).

Sara Eger's curator insight, May 13, 6:38 AM

A Google Classroom/LMS - streamlines current classroom use of Google apps making things like assignment submission even easier.

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A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory

A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Of the many eLearning theories that influence the practice, three of them are used by professionals on a daily basis.
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Not bad, but I have two major reservations.

 

1) These are three approaches - or in the worst case three competing educational ideologies - not three theories (there is very little that is scientific about constructivism; behavoirism has not been taken serious as a theory since 1960).

 

2) <<Now that you are able to distinguish three basic instructional design theories, how do you decide which one to use?>>

There is no need to choose, you can combine elements of these three approaches. That is exactly what experienced teachers do (and in different contexts they use different combinations), 

 

If you want to learn to teach, do not study learning "theories".

- find an experienced mentor
- learn all about your subjects and then just start to teach. You will make mistakes, spot and correct them (hint: teaching is about what the students get out of it, not about what the teacher put into it).

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
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Wow

 

Khan gets more complete every month

(maths and physics are beyond high-school

- the Bsc basics are coverd also -)

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Erkenning van non-formeel leren in een MOOC

Erkenning van non-formeel leren in een MOOC | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Robert | Open Educational Resources
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zie mijn commentaar bij het blog

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Unbundle This! Why MOOCs 2.0 Are the True Disruption in Higher Education | RealClearEducation

Unbundle This! Why MOOCs 2.0 Are the True Disruption in Higher Education | RealClearEducation | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it

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Tweet from @edXOnline

MT @agarwaledu: @SJSU blended class with #MOOC, improves pass rates from 59% to 91% Fall12, 87% Spr13, 91% Fall13 http://goo.gl/dJi902
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Good example of blended learning
(the shape of things to come  - in 5 to 10 years -) 

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Community Teaching Assistants: Coursera's Student Warriors - Center for Instructional Technology

Community Teaching Assistants: Coursera's Student Warriors - Center for Instructional Technology | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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One of the things unique to MOOCs
(you need the Massive and the Online to enable this)

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The Importance of Teaching Content

The Importance of Teaching Content | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Quite some years ago I visited a school in Baltimore City that had raised its third-grade reading scores dramatically. I wanted to see what they were doing to be so successful -- and I was curious about why its fifth-grade scores had not improved eve...
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This is about learning in general. Please read it, it is crucial.

Just take one consequence: 21-first-century skills should be about something (skills and content can not be separated). 

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Judith Morais's curator insight, July 27, 3:09 AM

This article looks at one possible reason why students learning plateaus at some point. 

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Are Universities Going the Way of Record Labels?

Are Universities Going the Way of Record Labels? | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
The Internet’s power to unbundle content and increase personal choice transformed the music industry—and it’s doing the same thing to higher education.
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Interesting strategy talk
But I'm left with the impression that these strategy experts do not really get the education thing

Hint: the primary process of tertiary education is not the professor who teaches, but the student who studies.
Corollary: students are not consumers, they are the producers.

So the relevant analogy is not listing to recorded music,
but learning to play an instrument for yourself.

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Professor deleted MOOC to ‘raise student engagement’ - University World News

Professor deleted MOOC to ‘raise student engagement’ - University World News | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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The mystery (see previous scoop) has been solved:
the villain has been unmasked,
it was a mad educational "scientist" that did it.

Lesson learned:
This is what you get when you go for:  connectivism  and learning communities (a mesh)

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Teaching goes massive: new skills required

Teaching goes massive: new skills required | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Teaching goes massive: new skills required is a free online class taught by Paul-Olivier Dehaye of University of Zurich
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preview the lectures

(for someone that is claiming not to be an expert and admitting he is just experimenting, the lecturer shows an impressive insight into the MOOC phenomena)   

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Home | Common Craft

Home | Common Craft | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
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Yes, keep it simple

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ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education

ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
This digest of reports and papers published over the past year is provided to support the ongoing debate on MOOCs, Open Educational Resources and online educati
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Moocs for policy makers

(teachers and students will find little of value here).

somewhat dated and not very accurate.

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Visible Learning (John Hattie) in een infografiek

Visible Learning (John Hattie) in een infografiek | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Reblogged on WordPress.com

Via Wilfred Rubens
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A classic in evidence based edu

 

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Wilfred Rubens's curator insight, May 23, 8:01 AM

John Hattie beschrijft in Visible Learning op basis van zijn fameuze metastudie welke interventies van invloed zijn op leerprestaties van lerenden. En welke interventies juist niet. Deze infographic vat de zeven meest en minst effectieve interventies samen. Uiteraard gaat het ook om de kwaliteit van een interventie. Slechte feedback kan averechts werken. De Infographic bevat ook een overzicht van de 50 effect sizes. Handig, al met al.

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Uitbreiding van Videoconferencing faciliteiten op HAN campus « Online Education

Uitbreiding van Videoconferencing faciliteiten op HAN campus
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HANdig

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Nanodegrees: A New Kind Of Credential For Jobs in Technology - Udacity

Nanodegrees: A New Kind Of Credential For Jobs in Technology - Udacity | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Built and recognized by industry leaders (AT&T,
Cloudera, Facebook and Autodesk) to advance your career.
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Interesting to see what will come from this

 

 

 

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Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures

Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures | e-learning and moocs | Scoop.it
Students have just one chance to hear a lecture - and mostly it's just someone reading their notes aloud
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True, but:

- why watch vids when you can read the book (what is the surplus value of watching the lecturer talk - a performance that supports and enhances the message? showing animations? -). 

- I have watched video captured lectures delivered by top professors, I typically fall asleep after 10 minutes (none were interestingly presented like say a TED talk - and TED-talks take 20 minutes max- ). The only advantage of a vidcap lecture is that you can control the pace of the delivery of the prof.

- MOOCs should be much more than a recorded lecture. At least the presentation should be interrupted/enhanced by a student activity every 5 to 10 minutes, there should be lots of formative tests and there should be a discussion forum where students can interact among themselves. (by the way, you do not need recording studios ,high tech and a big budget to make a MOOC, a webcam + moodle + camtasia + a creative/experimenting lecturer is all you need, that is a 2000 euro budget + the cost of the lecturer). 

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