Educational Technology in Higher Education
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Educational Technology in Higher Education
A scoop it magazine focusing on educational technology in higher education.
Curated by Mark Smithers
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Q&A- Rheingold on Using Technology to Take Learning into Our Own Hands | Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning

Q&A- Rheingold on Using Technology to Take Learning into Our Own Hands | Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

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Gordon Dahlby's curator insight, May 15, 2013 11:33 PM

Outspoken Howard evoleves w/ the ever evolving techology.

Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, May 16, 2013 6:50 PM

Muy fascinantes las reflexiones y aportaciones que desarrolla Howard Rheingold, prácticamente se ha convertido en un verdadero vocero de la era de la información en EU y a nivel internacional. Para mí es un importante referente para comprender las transformaciones e innovaciones tecnológicas desde su ámbito social y cultural.

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Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning

Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Today, most educational systems are designed to work from the microscopic to the macroscopic. Students learn facts and figures and tiny fractions of knowledge long before anyone really puts things into a larger context.

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring t...
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What Are The Ingredients For Self-Directed Learning?

What Are The Ingredients For Self-Directed Learning? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
What Are The Ingredients For Self-Directed Learning?

 

===> Perhaps children don’t need another reform imposed on them. Instead, they need to be the authors of their own education.” <===

 

A MUST read and watch also the video:

http://www.scoop.it/t/digital-delights/p/3112389094/what-are-the-ingredients-for-self-directed-learning

 


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Audrey's curator insight, April 2, 2014 4:55 AM

This is what was found:  "The students in the Independent Project are remarkable but not because they are exceptionally motivated or unusually talented. They are remarkable because they demonstrate the kinds of learning and personal growth that are possible when teenagers feel ownership of their high school experience, when they learn things that matter to them and when they learn together. In such a setting, school capitalizes on rather than thwarts the intensity and engagement that teenagers usually reserve for sports, protest or friendship..."


Much of this can be started from the home environment. Curated for www.homeschoolsource.co.uk


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The failures of intuition in education

For some reason I'm in a fairly contrarian frame of mind tonight. So starting a series of blog posts listing and criticising widely held positions in education seems like the thing to do. I'm sure ...
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