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Kids Online: A new research agenda for understanding social networking forums

Kids Online: A new research agenda for understanding social networking forums | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
A growing number of kids at increasingly younger ages are engaging in online social networking today--a development that is leading to a surge of news stories, media attention, and economic investment.

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Shouldn't Education and Learning Be the Same Thing?

Shouldn't Education and Learning Be the Same Thing? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

"Schooling and institutionalized education have become removed from true, instinctual, and human/humane learning.  Humans have been learning since the beginning of time with major discoveries and innovations historically and currently emerging in spite of school.  This is the biggest problem I have with schools – most are contrived and coercive and do not honor the innate human need and desire to learn, discover, and evolve."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 20, 7:24 PM

In this post Jackie Gerstein states "to fully understand the purpose of school, the history of its evolution as an institution needs to be understood." After this is discussed she provides refers to an article that discusses "how to bring our schools out of the 20th century."

The next section shares quotes from a wide range of people on schooling. Three are below.

* Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.  Albert Einstein

* Knowledge that is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. Plato

* Education is one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.  Bertrand Russell

She then looks at the messages sent out by our current school system and asks if we are questioning "What is the purpose of school?"

In fact, there are 8 questions that are raised in this post. You can find them in the image above, or you may click through to the post.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 22, 7:41 AM

Interesting post which discusses how to pull schools out of the 20th century. 

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 22, 7:49 AM

Interesting post which discusses how to pull schools out of the 20th century. 

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Using Augmented Reality for Learning and Teaching

Using Augmented Reality for Learning and Teaching | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

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gwynethjones's curator insight, August 23, 7:14 AM

IS AR is finally here?

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2014 Student and Faculty Technology Research Studies

2014 Student and Faculty Technology Research Studies | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
1/3 of faculty have taught an online class in the past year, and 62% of those faculty say that online learning will lead to pedagogical breakthroughs, according to a new study done by Educause.  Ed...
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Best free recording software for Windows and Mac

Best free recording software for Windows and Mac | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Pro Tools isn't the only digital audio workstation around. Check out our top picks for the best free recording software, whether using Windows or Mac OS X.

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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 20, 8:22 PM

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The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 20, 8:22 PM

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The Quran-Coaching is the best platform for the quran learning by taking online quran classes.
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4 Principles Of Student-Centered Learning

4 Principles Of Student-Centered Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

In our view, student-centered learning is a process of learning that puts the needs of the students over the conveniences of planning, policy, and procedure.


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These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning

These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
    It is interesting to see where online programs "live" in a school.  Sometimes each school within a University makes its own decisions and has its own faculty readiness program and exp...
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5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning

5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Open up Your Classroom to the World With Video Conferencing Many of us are familiar with the use of computers, iPads, Smart Boards, and other technological

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, August 20, 8:20 AM

Looking for ways to bring experts into the classroom? Ask the librarian! There are tons of great resources out there and people and places that would love to share with you, from veterans to scientists to authors. Invite the world in!

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 20, 8:44 AM

Most of these suggestions are fairly obvious, but this can help spur some thinking on the many ways to use this wonderful tool. Video conferencing brings the world to your classroom and the classroom to the world!

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 20, 4:41 PM

Video Conferencia. Interacción colaborativa.

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How to Easily Convert a YouTube Clip Into a GIF

How to Easily Convert a YouTube Clip Into a GIF | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
This is so easy, and fun to do.  You can make any video from YouTube into a GIF easily.  This is from Wired, but lately has been posted everywhere.  I expect a huge influx of new GIFs.  "From anima...
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OER and the Future of Publishing

OER and the Future of Publishing | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
I recently returned from the Knewton Education Symposium. Like last year’s Symposium, it was a blast for anyone involved with education — a 48-hour party for the mind. We had great participation from higher ed, K-12, and international markets. We had incredible discussions led by university presidents, teachers, and publishing company CEOs. And I had the opportunity to interview Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, our keynote speaker, which was a huge treat for me... Read more

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College on the Cover: Doom and Gloom Through the Decades

College on the Cover: Doom and Gloom Through the Decades | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
  Higher Education's disruption - whether or not a college education is worth the investment - what jobs, if any, are available for graduates - these issues seem timely.  In reality the same t...
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Purdue makes 3-year degree an option for some students

Purdue makes 3-year degree an option for some students | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Purdue University's Brian Lamb School of Communication will offer students a chance to earn a bachelor's degree in three years.

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Here’s how to Create your own Animated GIFs Using iPhone’s Camera

Here’s how to Create your own Animated GIFs Using iPhone’s Camera | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
While IM services these days take a simple conversation a little beyond text - thanks to the addition of photos, videos and location - but adding something a little extra above the usual has always proven itself to be fruitful in some cases.

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Maker Space | A New Trend In Education And A BIG Responsibility

Maker Space | A New Trend In Education And A BIG Responsibility | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
. . WHAT is Maker Space? I will use the text from ===> <=== as it describes well WHAT it is: To describe them simply, makerspaces are community centers with tools. Makerspaces combine manufac...


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A shocking statistic about the quality of education research

A shocking statistic about the quality of education research | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
A research study about research studies comes up with a cautionary finding.


For more than a decade, school reformers have said that education policy should be driven by “research” and “data,” but there’s a big question about how much faith anyone should have in a great deal of education research. This is so not only because the samples are too small or because some research projects are funded by specific companies looking for specific results, but because in nearly all cases, it appears that nobody can be certain their results are completely accurate.


“I would love to believe that every single person doing education research around the world has ethics that are as pure as the driven snow,” Plucker said. “[But] the law of averages tells us there’s something out there.”



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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 22, 3:32 PM

The concept of replication has never made sense to me. We should be reproducing and reconstructing. Reproducing and reconstructing are not about identical. They are about checking more data against the original data collected. One can never replicate/duplicate the same situation so it is about similarities rather than exactness.

 

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 23, 8:42 AM

This article is about the low value placed on replication studies. It does not call into question all education research! I'd like to see how this replication issue compares to other social sciences before dismissing all ed research! 

Dylan-oliver Sinclair's curator insight, August 24, 7:48 PM

What information should be taught in schools and universities? This topic is suggesting marketing companies have influence over learning and teaching.

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The McDonaldization of Education: the rise of slow ~ Wright'sRoom

The McDonaldization of Education: the rise of slow ~ Wright'sRoom | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

by Shelley Wright

 

"So what does the Slow movement mean for education? It asks us to reimagine what it means to be a community of learners.  It requires us to admit to, and evaluate the organic, messiness of learning. It requires admitting that a large part of what is happening isn’t good for our children, our teachers, or our communities. Rather than a top down industrialized and homogenized assembly line of education, we need a grass roots development of education that takes into account what real learning looks like and what children really need.

 

"Instead we need a reimaging of what learning can be: Slow Education. As Honore states, “We are doing a great disservice to our children by pushing them so hard to learn things earlier and earlier and by keeping them so busy. They need time and space to slow down, to play, to be children. Across the world, parents, politicians, adults in general are so anxious about children nowadays that we have become too interventionist and too impatient; we don’t allow them enough freedom. “


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Who invented the ice bucket challenge?

Who invented the ice bucket challenge? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Who hasn't been wondering?  Slate did an investigation. "People have been getting wet and cold for charity for a very long time. “Polar bear plunges,” in which people willingly fling themselves int...
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Moocs are free – but for how much longer?

Moocs are free – but for how much longer? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Monetising career development courses could be the next step for the university, says Stanford professor
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Designing for Emergence: The Role of the Instructor in Student-Centered Learning

Designing for Emergence: The Role of the Instructor in Student-Centered Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
we seem to talk about instructor role so rarely that she becomes not only intangible, but at times invisible. Part of the problem seems to be that we’ve conflated instructor role with “authority,” and we’ve regarded authority as a dirty word

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 21, 3:28 PM

Perhaps person-centred learning is a more apt way of understanding classrooms. The teacher is part of the larger whole and not separate. It might be a human and humane world can emerge from classrooms where humans live humanely.

 

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Victoria Marín's curator insight, August 22, 8:54 AM

Interesting article on the critical role of the teacher in student-centred learning.

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The Growth Mindset

The Growth Mindset | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Strategies, ideas, focus, and perseverance have often been referred to as "grit." In broader terms, it is a growth mindset, which allows us to approach challenges openly and with acceptance. Carol ...
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12 Steps for Creating a Digital Assignment or Hybrid Class

12 Steps for Creating a Digital Assignment or Hybrid Class | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
I'm often asked about new technology to offer faculty for use in their classes.  The first answer is number 3 below - best to use tools with which we are already familiar.   If the technology isn't...
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Charting the 'Hype Cycle': Internet of Things, Wearables, 3D Printing at the 'peak of inflated expectations'

Charting the 'Hype Cycle': Internet of Things, Wearables, 3D Printing at the 'peak of inflated expectations' | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Terrific graphic from Geekwire.  Looks like we are at the peak of the Internet of Things - as we are waiting for the iWatch (??)  “The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies is the broadest aggregate...
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10 Invaluable Books for Instructional Design

10 Invaluable Books for Instructional Design | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

By Angel Green, senior instructional strategist | @LearnerAdvocate Sure, we all know the classics that line the shelves of many an instructional designer. There are The Principles of Instructional Design by Gagne, The Systematic Design of Instruction by Dick & Carey and of course,... http://elearningfeeds.com/10-invaluable-books-for-instructional-design/


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Teach the Whole Family to Code: MIT Media Lab Family Creative Learning Guide

Teach the Whole Family to Code: MIT Media Lab Family Creative Learning Guide | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Ricarose Roque and colleagues at MIT's Lifelong Kindergarten Lab have released lesson plans and materials for a five workshop series introducing kids and parents into computing and maker culture.

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