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10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day

10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Learn business tips from the 10 companies that are reinventing conventional learning and disrupting the education industry.
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5 First Impressions of 3D Printing - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

5 First Impressions of 3D Printing - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Obama plans to use rankings, federal aid to incentivize campus innovation

Obama plans to use rankings, federal aid to incentivize campus innovation | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
President Obama announced a ranking system for colleges based on tuition, graduation rates and the percentage of lower-income students who attend, and he ultimately wants to link those ratings to federal aid.
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Laptop use lowers student grades, experiment shows - Technology & Science - CBC News

Laptop use lowers student grades, experiment shows - Technology & Science - CBC News | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Laptops have replaced pen and paper for many post-secondary students but a Canadian study suggests using computers during lectures could be hurting their grades and lowering their classmates' marks.
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Mary Williams's comment, August 16, 2013 5:54 AM
Interesting to see if they were 100% focused on taking notes or if they were surfing Facebook etc
Julie Gant's curator insight, September 12, 2013 12:23 PM

Too much of a good thing?  Are our students losing out when we neglect traditional teaching/learning methods?

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Universities lure brightest students with cash bribes - Telegraph

Universities lure brightest students with cash bribes - Telegraph | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Universities are offering “sweeteners” worth thousands of pounds to recruit Britain’s brightest students.
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Statistical Thinking: The Bedrock of Data Science

Statistical Thinking: The Bedrock of Data Science | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
It is true that the tactics for managing and analyzing Big Data are changing and improving, but the strategies for working with Big Data, as well as small data, are still based on a rock-solid foundation of good statistical thinking.

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Starbucks Ups the Stakes in Battle Over Wireless Charging

Starbucks Ups the Stakes in Battle Over Wireless Charging | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
In expanding its test, Starbucks is bringing wireless charging to more customers -- and also potentially shifting the balance of power in an ongoing standards battle.
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The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For

The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
The next three years hold out the prospect of transforming the higher-education experience in positive ways.
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The Professor Who Printed a Handgun - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Professor Who Printed a Handgun - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Critical-Information Scholarship? Combining social-science with engineering in embodied practice. Cool! http://t.co/l5QpFWkfT0 #EdTech
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Two-year colleges go open source to seek fix for remediation | Inside Higher Ed

Two-year colleges go open source to seek fix for remediation | Inside Higher Ed | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Universities Face a Rising Barrage of Cyberattacks

Universities Face a Rising Barrage of Cyberattacks | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
The hacking attempts, many thought to be from China, are forcing universities to spend more to prevent and detect intrusions and to constrict their culture of openness.
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Bill Gates Discusses MOOCs at Microsoft Research's Faculty Summit - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Bill Gates Discusses MOOCs at Microsoft Research's Faculty Summit - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Scores Improve in New Round of San Jose State's Experiment With Udacity - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Scores Improve in New Round of San Jose State's Experiment With Udacity - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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EdX Opens Its MOOC Platform to Developers for Further Expansion

EdX Opens Its MOOC Platform to Developers for Further Expansion via @USNewsUD http://t.co/D1TItJgMUL
#edx #MOOC #highered #edchat #OER

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Ummmm ... a la Moodle?

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Education: bring down the barriers to our best universities

Education: bring down the barriers to our best universities | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Observer editorial: More of Britain's poorest young people are going to university – but few of them are being admitted to the elite institutions
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Business Model for Education Venture Calls for 'Empowering Adjuncts' - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Business Model for Education Venture Calls for 'Empowering Adjuncts' - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Controversial California bill to outsource student learning dead until 2014 or later | Inside Higher Ed

Controversial California bill to outsource student learning dead until 2014 or later | Inside Higher Ed | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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3 Universities Will Grant Credit for 2U's Online Courses - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

3 Universities Will Grant Credit for 2U's Online Courses - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Clay Shirky Says MOOCs Will Matter, but Worries About Corporate Players - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Clay Shirky Says MOOCs Will Matter, but Worries About Corporate Players - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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How Google Rediscovered the 19th Century - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Google Rediscovered the 19th Century - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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The attack of the MOOCs

The attack of the MOOCs | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
DOTCOM mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and...
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MOOCs spread quickly, aided by no-bid deals with public universities | Inside Higher Ed

MOOCs spread quickly, aided by no-bid deals with public universities | Inside Higher Ed | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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