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Khan Academy founder, Salman Khan, reveals inspiration

In a November 13, 2012 interview, Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy talks about the start and his inspiration to the free web-based education tutorial organization that he started in 2006.

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Blockchain: Letting students own their credentials 

Blockchain: Letting students own their credentials  | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
When we think of blockchain, we usually think of cryptocurrency - or bitcoin.  In fact blockchain is a distributed database, a list of records tracked in order and time stamped called blocks.  Each block links to the previous block.  A peer to peer network with accurate time stamps lets the database manage itself autonomously.  …
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5 Ways To Think, And Act, Like A Digital Technology Leader

5 Ways To Think, And Act, Like A Digital Technology Leader | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
When I read the title of this article by Joe McKendrick on the Forbes site, I thought it would be more of what we often see.  I was very pleasantly surprised.  His third "way" to think is particularly important.  This is change management, but education is such a big part of any kind of digital…
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Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade

Top 10 Education Technologies that Will Be Dead and Gone in the Next Decade | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
  When I saw the title of this article, I climbed the ladder of inference...oh, I won't agree with them.  I was surprised that in most cases I do.  Exceptions to technologies that will be "dead and gone"... Laptops.  They may not look like they do today, but I think there will be some form…
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Virtual Training Modalities: How To Choose the Best Option?

Virtual Training Modalities: How To Choose the Best Option? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
This article from Shift's website is very helpful for choosing modalities of workplace learning delivery.  Although some companies are restricted from learning that is deemed unsafe because of data risk that some modes do involve, in general this is a good chart of what, why, and how to assess the best type of learning needed.…
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Is technology killing the art of conversation? 

Is technology killing the art of conversation?  | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
This is an ongoing conversation, often discussed by Sherry Turkle ("Alone Together") and others.  Killing the art of conversation?  Or changing how we interact?  There was a recent article posted on Slate about the Exact Date Telephone Conversations Disappeared which discussed the migration to text and when it happened.  In this article, Steve correctly shares the…
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A Crowd-sourced List of Google Cardboard Apps & Videos

A Crowd-sourced List of Google Cardboard Apps & Videos | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
  From one of my favorite sites, a list of apps and videos for your Google Cardboard - fun!  It was crowdsourced at ISTE - the International Society for Technology in Education.  No better place.  Grab your cardboard!  I am always looking for new things to do with mine.   Source: Free Technology for Teachers:…
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Why e-learning is better than face-to-face learning (is it?)

Why e-learning is better than face-to-face learning (is it?) | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
E- This article caught my eye in my Feedly reader today.  While the author aptly describes bad e-learning, there is also bad classroom learning - and vice-versa.  Is one better than the other?  I live technology, e-learning, and online learning but I will still say that you can't compare the two.  The only comparison?  They…
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‘Aren’t MOOCs online learning?’ 

‘Aren’t MOOCs online learning?’  | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Source: I am so happy to see Tony Bates' article because, even years after MOOCs appeared on the scene, articles still confuse MOOCs with for-credit online courses.  They are not the same.  We access both with a computer or device, that is true.  They are both focused on learning.  Everything else?  Tony says it well....…
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Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities 

Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities  | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
<> While this is definitely true in K12 learning, which is the focus of the article, it is…
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Flipgrid – A Tool You Need to Try

Flipgrid – A Tool You Need to Try | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
By now almost everyone has heard of it, but if you teach online or use any kind of blended format, FlipGrid is a must have.  Asychronous (not real time) video, so that means learners can answer a question when they have time.  They can even watch it again to be sure they said what they…
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Online Learning vs Face to Face – What’s the Difference?

Online Learning vs Face to Face – What’s the Difference? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
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Active Learning: In Need of Deeper Exploration 

Active Learning: In Need of Deeper Exploration  | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
"A cursory review of what’s considered to be active learning, makes one feature clear: it engages students individually and collectively to different degrees." Active learning definitely engages learners.  I agree with the article, more exploration is needed.  It can be active but how do we make it stick?  There's no question that an experience ("active")…
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The Open Syllabus Project Gathers 1,000,000 Syllabi from Universities & Reveals the 100 Most Frequently-Taught Books | Open Culture

The Open Syllabus Project Gathers 1,000,000 Syllabi from Universities & Reveals the 100 Most Frequently-Taught Books | Open Culture | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Fantastic resource, and interesting to see so many syllabi.  We see other syllabi in #connectedcourses but this is the first time I've seen them collected anywhere else.  For those who still feel their syllabus is "their IP"  this is a a big step.  Helpful for any educator.  At first I was surprised at the use…
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The Rise of Interconnected Learning

The Rise of Interconnected Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
"...how people learn is also becoming more fluid and efficient."  Yes.   The article below discusses what multi-modal learning looks like - a new definition for blended or hybrid learning.  Learning comes from everywhere, via various modalities, in different spaces and places.  Universities need to embrace this concept because it is happening.  They can adjust…
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It should always have been connected!
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Jobs. Learning. “The Forgotten Americans” and The 2016 Election.

Jobs. Learning. “The Forgotten Americans” and The 2016 Election. | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
How did we get here? Disruptive innovation and lack of change management to facilitate adoption. How did this happen? How many times do we hear this now, and how many answers are we given? I think we are all in collective shock, though we are also reflecting on ways to come together, to make a…
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Distance Learning and How It Helps You Achieve More

Distance Learning and How It Helps You Achieve More | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
While this article is from the Haitian News, it is a view of how just one country is able to benefit by investment in distance learning.  In the US, we have so many Universities, but how many people can physically access them?  Outside of urban areas or suburbs with Universities, so much more is now…
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The Most Innovative Student Design Of 2016 | Co.Design | business + design

The Most Innovative Student Design Of 2016 | Co.Design | business + design | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
From a Hyperloop solution to a data visualization of the entire history of the earth, these student projects think big.  This article from Co.Design shares some fantastic student designs for innovation. Source: The Most Innovative Student Design Of 2016 | Co.Design | business + design
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Pedagogy Before Technology – Sometimes?

Pedagogy Before Technology – Sometimes? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Excellent article by George Couros.  I often use the phrase "Pedagogy Before Technology" and am mindful of the ways technology can get in between the learner and what is being taught.  This example is terrific though.  Sometimes technology appears that gives us new ideas about pedagogical methodologies.  Virtual reality is certainly one of those -…
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Learning Theories: Double-Loop Learning

Learning Theories: Double-Loop Learning | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
One of my favorite adult learning theories, Double-Loop Learning, coined by Chris Argyris, is in an article on +TeachThought .  Always interesting that theories traditionally put in the "adult" silo are more and more often applicable to any stage of learning.  Perhaps it is only the third loop, not referred to here, that is meant for…
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Don’t Panic, But Our Technology Now Defies Human Understanding 

Don’t Panic, But Our Technology Now Defies Human Understanding  | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
<> This is a great article as we enter an age when we are not sure of jobs and functions that will be replaced with artificial intelligence.  No question it is happening now…
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Five Things Education Technology Could Learn from Pokémon Go

Five Things Education Technology Could Learn from Pokémon Go | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it

Whether you are a technologist working on the next great learning app or a teacher trying to figure out how to engage your students, Pokémon Go offers a powerful model that has quickly changed the way users behave and engage with digital content.


Via Nik Peachey, Nikos Kon, Maria Margarida Correia, Luciana Viter
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 18, 2016 1:59 AM

A must read for anyone designing elearning.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, July 18, 2016 2:21 AM
This article discusses how educators can learn from the new Pokemon Go game. A really interesting read. 
Darlene Clapham K12's curator insight, July 18, 2016 9:53 AM

A must read for anyone designing elearning.

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Active Learning: Surmounting the Challenges in a Large Class

Active Learning: Surmounting the Challenges in a Large Class | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
Whether online or face to face, large classes are challenging!  As always, Maryellen Weimer shares some great suggestions in this article from Faculty Focus.     After completing the assigned reading, students take a short online quiz that must be completed before class. Their answers help guide that day's lesson. Source: Active Learning: Surmounting the…
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The Inside Story of How Oculus Cracked the Impossible Design of VR

The Inside Story of How Oculus Cracked the Impossible Design of VR | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
"After nearly four years of work, Oculus is about to share its long-gestating dream with the world." There are so many fantastic implications to Oculus and making VR that is user friendly and not too unwieldy.  Medicine, education, elder-care - you name it.  There aren't too many verticals that won't be touched. Still this is…
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Could Slack Be the Next Online Learning Platform?

Could Slack Be the Next Online Learning Platform? | Educational Technology and New Pedagogies | Scoop.it
This article from EdSurge is about Slack for Learning. While I personally like Slack very much, there is a pushback movement about its always on nature.  Yes, you could argue we are always on anyway.  But there is something about Slack that is even more "on" than we are accustomed to.  Waiting to respond to…
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