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The converging worlds of technology, libraries, scholarly publishing, and education.
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Instructional Tech Workshops: Find a Champion, Tell a Story

Instructional Tech Workshops: Find a Champion, Tell a Story | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While finding a champion and telling their story helps, what works for you? Please share your process for identifying needs and creating workshops.
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Elsevier and Mendeley: Why the Science-Journal Giant Bought the Rebel Start-Up

Elsevier and Mendeley: Why the Science-Journal Giant Bought the Rebel Start-Up | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Elsevier has two reasons to buy Mendeley. One is to squash it: to destroy or coöpt an open-science icon that threatens its business model.
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Gradhacker Podcast 11: Digital Humanities & Eduhacker

Gradhacker Podcast 11: Digital Humanities & Eduhacker | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Tim Lepczyk and Alex Galarza talk about digital humanities, liberal arts, and Eduhacker in episode 11 of the Gradhacker Podcast.
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Scholars Increasingly Use Online Resources but Value Traditional Formats Too - Research - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Scholars Increasingly Use Online Resources but Value Traditional Formats Too - Research - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
For publishing their own research, faculty members still seek out journals with the highest prestige, regardless of format, a survey finds.
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It's a Flipping Revolution - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education

It's a Flipping Revolution - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
How changes in teaching and technology are changing our relationships with students.
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Kickstarting Education

Kickstarting Education | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
If you're en educator, ask yourself what project you might have undertaken if you only had the funding? Chances are good (about 50%) that you could get that funding from savvy folks online.
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Have you used Kickstarter for your classes?

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Proactive Librarian MOOC Engagement: Identification of Candidate Open Access Learning Materials and Textbooks for Massive Open Online Courses

Proactive Librarian MOOC Engagement: Identification of Candidate Open Access Learning Materials and Textbooks for Massive Open Online Courses | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it

There is true potential for librarians to become proactively engaged in MOOCs but identifying candidate Open Access learning materials and textbooks for current (and future) MOOC courses.

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E. Erny-Newton's comment, March 20, 2013 11:48 AM
Trouver des alternatives gratuites et (parfois) modifiables aux coûteux manuels universitaires -cela pourrait être exploité systématiquement par les professeurs d'univeristé.
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Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Minecraft is an Amazing Learning Tool

Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Minecraft is an Amazing Learning Tool | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
RT @K12Learn: Transforming the Way We Learn: Why Minecraft is an Amazing Learning Tool http://t.co/ypui454OOC #minecraft #education
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Should Computer Games Be Used for Classroom Instruction?

Should Computer Games Be Used for Classroom Instruction? | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
What have video games taught you?
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National Archives donates 1.2 million digital objects to Digital Public ...

National Archives donates 1.2 million digital objects to Digital Public ... | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The new Digital Public Library of America (or DPLA) will be kicking off its first big pilot project at the Boston Public Library next month, and it's now.
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The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology

The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
After years of experimentation and reflection, English and digital media teacher Paul Barnwell offers his current take on smart—and not-so-smart—ways to use technology in the classroom.
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http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/03/13/california-bill-encourage-mooc-credit-public-colleges

RT @elearnnet: #edu #education California bill to encourage MOOC credit at public colleges http://t.co/myl1dKYfuq
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Future of Educational Technology 3: Augmented Reality and ELT | Learning Technology

Future of Educational Technology 3: Augmented Reality and ELT | Learning Technology | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
So virtual reality applications have the potential to transform our social and learning reality. They have the potential to transform the way we read and interact with text.
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MOOC: New Librarianship Master Class | Eduhacker

MOOC: New Librarianship Master Class | Eduhacker | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Syracuse University will teach a New Librarianship MOOC. Will you enroll? Learn more and take our poll!
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DIY vs. STARTUP: choose your flavor of change - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

DIY vs. STARTUP: choose your flavor of change - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Cornell NYC Tech, Planned for Roosevelt Island, Starts Up in Chelsea

Cornell NYC Tech, Planned for Roosevelt Island, Starts Up in Chelsea | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley East? How Cornell is creating a cutting-edge graduate school from scratch (very seat of the pants).
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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Educators from nine universities are testing technology from a Silicon Valley start-up, CourseSmart, that allows them to track their students’ progress with digital textbooks.
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A Liberal Arts Foundation for Any Career - Room for Debate

A Liberal Arts Foundation for Any Career - Room for Debate | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Assume that you will have many careers. Become the kind of person who is interested in everything and can do anything. By William Pannapacker.
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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 | Education and the Digital Age | 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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Academic e-books: will they ever take off? - Telegraph

Academic e-books: will they ever take off? - Telegraph | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Sussex University student Roberta Wiafe attended a recent debate on the future of academic publishing, and remains unconvinced. (RT @Jisc: Academic e-books: will they ever take off?
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A Great iPad Manual for Every Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | MTAL

A Great iPad Manual for Every Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | MTAL | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A Great iPad Manual for Every Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on MTAL curated by Alex Spiers (A Great iPad Manual for Every Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit http://t.co/Meh7tff314)...
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Reading, Writing and Video Games

Reading, Writing and Video Games | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
The concepts of work and play have become farcically reversed: schoolwork is meant to be superfun and play, like homework, is meant to teach.
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The 7 Powerful Idea Shifts In Learning Today

The 7 Powerful Idea Shifts In Learning Today | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
by Terry Heick, TeachThought.com : Shift_Learning: The 7 Most Powerful Idea Shifts In Learning Today So we’re taking a stand here. This is all incredibly subjective, but so are the VH1 Top 100 Hair...
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Peer Grading: A Student Perspective in an Open and Online Course | Easy MOOC

Peer Grading: A Student Perspective in an Open and Online Course | Easy MOOC | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
... The value of peer grading in this course went far beyond the grade and feedback each student received on his or her assignment; it created opportunities for learning that traditional grading could never provide.
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MOOCs and Open Courses – what’s the difference? : JISC

MOOCs and Open Courses – what’s the difference? : JISC | Education and the Digital Age | Scoop.it
RT @Jisc: #MOOCs and Open Courses - what's the difference? New @Jisc blog from @dkernohan http://t.co/lwRu9mgwEH #edtech
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