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Making Lab Sections Interactive: More evidence on potential of course redesign -

Making Lab Sections Interactive: More evidence on potential of course redesign - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Two weeks ago Michael and I posted an third article on EdSurge that described an encouraging course redesign for STEM gateway courses. In our e-Literate TV series on personalized learning, we heard several first-hand stories about … Continue reading →
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Making the most of data is everybody's responsibility

Making the most of data is everybody's responsibility | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A recent report shows the potential for learning analytics in higher education, says Jisc chief executive Paul Feldman
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Changing the value of teaching in universities | University Affairs

Changing the value of teaching in universities | University Affairs | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We need to examine why, exactly, it is taken for granted that teaching work is less valued and less prestigious than research.
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Leigh Blackall: Walking the plank of platforms - into a sea of learning

Leigh Blackall: Walking the plank of platforms - into a sea of learning | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Do I Own My Domain If You Grade It? (EdSurge News)

Do I Own My Domain If You Grade It? (EdSurge News) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Universities across the country are giving personal web domains to their students. I picked andrewrikard.com. Davidson College, where I’m a junior, pitched it as an opportunity to own my own data. I could create a Wordpress blog from scratch. I could play with HTML, CSS, and Javascript and create ex
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LearningStudio and OpenClass End-Of-Life: Pearson is getting out of LMS market -

LearningStudio and OpenClass End-Of-Life: Pearson is getting out of LMS market - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (383) Pearson has notified customers that LearningStudio will be shut down as a standalone LMS over the next 2-3 years. Created from the Pearson acquisition of both eCollege and Fronter, LearningStudio has been targeted primarily at fully-online … Continue reading →
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The Future of the University: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education

The Future of the University: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This essay proposes five models of innovation in higher education that expand our "Ideas of the University," envisioning educational start-ups in the spirit of entrepreneurial experimentation. The author seeks to realize each of these feasible utopias as a way to disrupt higher education.
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NLafferty's curator insight, November 19, 2015 8:06 AM

Some interesting models presented here.  I particularly like that it highlights:

"The university is indeed ripe for disruption, but that disruption need not be limited to the MOOC-ization of higher education. Too many of our ideas about the future of the university involve technological solutions alone, which divert our attention from other equally efficacious forms of disruption."

 

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Mozilla is Doing a Hack Job on Open Badges — Medium

Mozilla is Doing a Hack Job on Open Badges — Medium | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This week at MozFest in London there’s a session called “Hack the Backpack” where the Open Badges community is being asked to help…
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Digital disruption and academia: Are we ready for Uber-versities in 10 years?

Digital disruption and academia: Are we ready for Uber-versities in 10 years? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The photographic, media, telecommunication and taxi industries have all experienced the pain of digital disruption but academia has so far been immune. That may be about to change.
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The 50 most influential UK higher education professionals on social media

The 50 most influential UK higher education professionals on social media | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
List drawn up by social technology body Jisc reveals its top HE tweeters
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Open Educational Resources and their Implementation at Miami University

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The Online College That Credits Life Experience

The Online College That Credits Life Experience | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Competency-based learning measures knowledge, not time.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Adding Questions and Notes to Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Tools for Adding Questions and Notes to Videos | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
7 Tools for Adding Questions and Notes to Videos
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A 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning - Part 1 | teachonline.ca

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What Colleges Can Gain by Adding Makerspaces to Their Libraries

What Colleges Can Gain by Adding Makerspaces to Their Libraries | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Colleges are following the lead of K-12 schools and libraries by creating easily accessible makerspaces that are available to the entire student body.
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Big Data's Coming Of Age In Higher Education - Forbes

Big Data's Coming Of Age In Higher Education - Forbes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
When we look back on 2016, we may very well see it as the jumping-off point for policies and practices that define higher education in the digital era. Here are four predictions to watch for in the coming year.
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U Georgia Nears $2 million Mark in OER Savings -- Campus Technology

U Georgia Nears $2 million Mark in OER Savings -- Campus Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
U Georgia Nears $2 million Mark in OER Savings
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Troubling open education: from ‘Fauxpen’ to open

Troubling open education: from ‘Fauxpen’ to open | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The third keynote at the recently held ICDE2015 conference was Laura Czerniewicz, one of the most critical and informed scholars in higher education on the African continent, and a critical voice i...
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Instructure Files for IPO -

Instructure Files for IPO - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1047) This doesn’t exactly come as a shock, but Instructure has filed for an IPO, and is expecting a post-IPO valuation of somewhere between $500 million and $800 million. Whenever a private company does this, they … Continue reading →
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Edtech's Betty Crocker Moment

Edtech's Betty Crocker Moment | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Betty Crocker introduced its cake mixes in the 1950s. The mixes made the process of baking cakes less prone to failure. Faster too. For many, especially over-burdened women working at home, this wa...
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A conversation on teaching with infographics

A conversation on teaching with infographics | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
After Marcus McDonald posted a guest post on LXDesign.co on his experience teaching with infographics, visual thinking experts @Davegray and @blairrorani had some advice for him. So many gems in this conversation, we thought we…
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Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time t...
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4 Handy Articulate Storyline Interactions - eLearning Brothers

4 Handy Articulate Storyline Interactions - eLearning Brothers | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
These four Storyline interactions will help you build courses with amazing interactivity. Download these and 1,000s more in our Template Library today.
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