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Move Over MOOCs, It's Online, Competency Time

Move Over MOOCs, It's Online, Competency Time | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Michael Horn, Forbes contributor, makes the case for online, competency-based learning over MOOCs.
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Insights and Trends that Make MOOCs Matter

Insights and Trends that Make MOOCs Matter | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"One can argue that MOOC-mania peaked in 2012, which The New York Times famously called “The Year of the MOOC.” Variants of the word “disruption” appeared three times in that article, portending a momentous transformation in how students learn and how teachers teach. A year later, the The New York Times acknowledged setbacks. That early results did not live up to lofty expectations were perhaps not so surprising. High-profile, humbling lessons from initial pilots like those at San Jose State University led many to curb their enthusiasm."
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MIT Team Turns 6.9 Million Clicks Into Insights To Improve Online Education

MIT Team Turns 6.9 Million Clicks Into Insights To Improve Online Education | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"MIT has been a leader in online education for more than a decade, and many leading thinkers in the evolution of education technology have emerged from the Cambridge, Massachusetts campus. MOOC leader, edX, is run by Anant Agarwal, who is a professor at MIT, for example."
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Inside the Flipped Classroom - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Inside the Flipped Classroom - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Inside the Flipped Classroom Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Rather than lecture, Maha Zewail-Foote (left), a chemistry professor at Southwestern U., works with students, including Sara...
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A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking...

A Quick Guide to 21st Century Critical Thinking... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's job market.
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29 Ways to Raise Creative Students

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29 Ways to Raise Creative Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Leadership Think Tank curated by Aki Puustinen (29 Ways to Raise Creative Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit
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Can 3D Printers Revolutionize Education? One Michigan Engineer Thinks They Just Might

Can 3D Printers Revolutionize Education? One Michigan Engineer Thinks They Just Might | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Twelve teams of Michigan teachers are visiting Michigan Technological University (MTU) this week to get some hands-on experience with 3D printing technology.
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Why Self-Directed E-learning is Better Than Instructor-Led

Why Self-Directed E-learning is Better Than Instructor-Led | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"E-Learning is a hot topic in corporate training these days, and it has made dramatic strides over the past few years compared to instructor-based training. Some benefits of e-learning-based training, include..."
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Survey Finds Curiosity, No Cost Motivate Successful MOOC Students

Survey Finds Curiosity, No Cost Motivate Successful MOOC Students | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Successful MOOC students tend to be motivated by a curiosity and intense interest in the subject as well as not having to pay, a survey shows.
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From recession's wake, education innovation blooms - Sacramento Bee

From recession's wake, education innovation blooms - Sacramento Bee | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle From recession's wake, education innovation blooms Sacramento Bee Richard Demillo, director of the Center for 21st Century Universities at the Georgia Institute of Technology, put it another way: The Great Recession exposed...
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Flipped Classrooms 101 – A self-paced, short course – Turn to Your ...

Flipped Classrooms 101 – A self-paced, short course – Turn to Your ... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
You've all met the Boredom Monster. He's that big blob lurking around our classrooms, poking students in the sides with his slimy fingers for attention and vexing us as we try with all our might to teach content in engaging and ...
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'Innovation Index' Launched to Guide Ed-Tech Decisionmakers - Education Week News (blog)

'Innovation Index' Launched to Guide Ed-Tech Decisionmakers - Education Week News (blog) | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
'Innovation Index' Launched to Guide Ed-Tech Decisionmakers Education Week News (blog) "We expect the biggest impact to be on system leaders making procurement decisions about which tools to introduce into the classroom," said Donnelly, an...
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Blended Learning: College Classrooms of the Future - Huffington Post

Blended Learning: College Classrooms of the Future - Huffington Post | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Blended Learning: College Classrooms of the Future Huffington Post According to the University of Maryland Office of the Provost, a blended learning course combines both face-to-face interaction and online resources for a both individualized and...
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OPINION: Why Modern Learners Need a New Set of Skills

OPINION: Why Modern Learners Need a New Set of Skills | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"Currently, there seems to be a gap between what our schools and universities teach and the lifelong learning skills students must learn to master on their own. And yet, the need for students to master lifelong skills has never been greater."
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Google's Free LMS 'Classroom' Goes Live

Google's Free LMS 'Classroom' Goes Live | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Google's free learning management system, Google Classroom, is now in full release and is being made available today to all Apps for Education customers.
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A 3-Level Approach to Creating Stronger eLearning Courses

A 3-Level Approach to Creating Stronger eLearning Courses | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The best way to achieve an emotional design in eLearning is by paying attention to the three cognitive levels,— visceral, behavioral, and reflective.
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The best technology? The one you already have - The Globe and Mail

The best technology? The one you already have - The Globe and Mail | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The best technology? The one you already have The Globe and Mail There are, broadly speaking, two strands of concurrent thinking that dominate discussions around the use of new technologies in education around the world.
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Education on the Move: Eye-Opening Mobile Learning Stats

Education on the Move: Eye-Opening Mobile Learning Stats | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"In 2010 the U.S. Department of Education introduced theNational Education Technology Plan calling for “applying the advanced technologies used in our daily personal and professional lives to our entire education system to improve student learning and accelerate and scale up the adoption of effective practices.”
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Let us count the ways that books and MOOCs are alike (essay)

Let us count the ways that books and MOOCs are alike (essay) | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"Books are MOOCs, too. Shall we count the ways? Books are mobile, ubiquitous and comprehensive. A student devoting the requisite time and attention to a book will acquire as complete an understanding of the course material as from a MOOC. For the most part, books covering material in any course are readily available in libraries -- and where an older edition suffices (as it does for most courses) can be purchased at minimal cost."
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Is it time yet to declare massive open online courses or MOOCs an academic failure?

Is it time yet to declare massive open online courses or MOOCs an academic failure? | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"Is it time yet to declare massive open online courses or MOOCs an academic failure? The ongoing revelations about poor test results, high dropout rates and disgruntled university instructors make it clear that MOOCs are not the panacea for 21st higher education that their proponents claimed they would be."
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What's the right mix for blended learning? - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.com What's the right mix for blended learning? gulfnews.com Today, with communications technology connecting people in so many ways, the possibilities of improving the blended learning 'mix' are growing by the day.
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How 12 Inspiring People Rose to Leadership ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

How 12 Inspiring People Rose to Leadership ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @elearningpros: How 12 Inspiring People Rose to Leadership ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/xKwzJVcuX1 via @medk…
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'Exploration first' boosts classroom learning - Futurity: Research News

'Exploration first' boosts classroom learning - Futurity: Research News | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
'Exploration first' boosts classroom learning
Futurity: Research News
... every measure we have." (Credit: "brain model" via Shutterstock).
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8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom - EmergingEdTech

8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom - EmergingEdTech | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
These videos provide a good overview of why the flipped classroom is more popular every day, offering many useful insights for those new to 'the.
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