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Online students and teachers are no different from the rest of academia

Online students and teachers are no different from the rest of academia | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Demand for online higher education is at record levels – yet the model remains a mystery for many. For David Newton, the only mystery is why everyone thinks it's so unusual

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 9, 2013 8:19 PM

No they are not, but the environment is and that means something.

Chris Carter's curator insight, May 10, 2013 2:33 AM

... except that they are online ...

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10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program

10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program | Education Technology | Scoop.it

iPads have certainly become a highly desired commodity in education. Apple is reporting that schools are purchasing iPads by a ratio of 2:1 over MacBooks. However, that rush to purchase the latest technologies often precedes the careful planning and preparation that’s crucial to their success as educational tools.

Stated simply, technology alone doesn’t have the capacity to improve education. It needs to be woven into a holistic approach to education that encompasses thorough planning and ongoing review of the skills and competencies required by the rapidly changing society that characterizes life in the 21st century.

 


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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, May 12, 2013 2:16 PM

With thanks to Nik Peachey

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 13, 2013 7:16 AM

Needless to say...iPads are not for typing... so... how do we fit them into class?

Monty Bell's curator insight, May 24, 2013 11:13 AM

Practical ideas

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Using iPads to increase communication and global collaboration for students with autism in inclusive classroom

Using iPads to increase communication and global collaboration for students with autism in inclusive classroom | Education Technology | Scoop.it
With the push for integrating technology within the 21st century classrooms, teachers are no longer using low-technology approaches to enable students with autism to communicate with others. Instead, iPads are being used to communicate.

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