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Good Strategy/Bad Strategy and Higher Education

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy and Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Strategic planning in higher education borders on the absurd. I've been witness to my share. More often than not, participants in the process - of which there are many because we wouldn't want to l...
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How to respond to learning-style believers

How to respond to learning-style believers | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Good arrticle /w really good extra links on #eLearning "How to respond to learning-style believers" via @CatMoore http://t.co/B5XUbZj5D5

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Inside View Of Blackboard's Moodle Strategy In Latin America -

Inside View Of Blackboard's Moodle Strategy In Latin America - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (356) One year ago Blackboard’s strategy for Moodle was floundering. After the 2012 acquisition of Moodlerooms and Netspot, Blackboard had kept its promises of supporting the open source community – and in fact, Blackboard pays much more … Continue reading →
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20 years in e-learning

20 years in e-learning | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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António Leça Domingues's curator insight, August 25, 5:30 AM

Evolução do conceito de e-learning.

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Data, Technology, and the Great Unbundling of Higher Education

Data, Technology, and the Great Unbundling of Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities must address several critical issues in the years ahead in order to prepare for the next seismic change: the unbundling of higher education.
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Blackboard loses high-profile clients as its rivals school it in innovation

Blackboard loses high-profile clients as its rivals school it in innovation | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Held back by a less nimble platform, the early D.C. tech darling has lost market share to savvier competitors.
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What would it take to save #EdTech? — Building an Open Startup — Medium

What would it take to save #EdTech? - Building an Open Startup - Medium
Education has a software problem.
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Exploring the FIZZ Method for Creating Flipped Learning Content

Exploring the FIZZ Method for Creating Flipped Learning Content | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This straightforward approach to creating your own flipped learning content can help teachers get started and be effective.   One of my favorite thing
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Miranda Embleton-Smith's curator insight, August 11, 2:57 AM

Really interesting, concise series of videos about the flipped classroom, student engagement and teacher engagement.

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Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes -

Universities As Innovators That Have Difficulty Adopting Their Own Changes - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (349) George Siemens made an excellent point in his recent blog post after his White House meeting. I’m getting exceptionally irritated with the narrative of higher education is broken and universities haven’t changed. This is one … Continue reading →
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Why the Best Teachers Won't Ditch the Lecture (EdSurge News)

Why the Best Teachers Won't Ditch the Lecture (EdSurge News) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Recently, Stephen Kosslyn, the founding Dean of Minerva Schools, offered a great explanation of
why active learning is superior to lectures. While I admire and appreciate radical innovations in educational models like Minerva, I’d like to share a point of view that presents the lecture and act
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, August 3, 4:25 AM

And why should they anyway ?

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It's time to shift discussion of 'online learning' to 'digital strategy' (essay) | InsideHigherEd

It's time to shift discussion of 'online learning' to 'digital strategy' (essay) | InsideHigherEd | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
RT @MOOCsNews: MOOCthink https://t.co/yNjqMIJvw0 NO Longer JUST About Putting Content Online"..“A Digital Strategy NEEDED for Face-to-Face …
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Colleges Say Goodbye to Lectures

Colleges Say Goodbye to Lectures | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject.
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Open texts predicted to save students $25 million - eCampus News

Open texts predicted to save students $25 million - eCampus News | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
OpenStax College has unveiled three new open textbooks and said its free textbooks will save students an estimated $25 million in the 2015-16 academic year.
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Digital Pedagogy as Empowered Choice

Digital Pedagogy as Empowered Choice | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I had the pleasure of remotely participating in a conversation with Jared Stein and Bonnie Stewart at the Digital Pedagogy Lab this morning. The topic of our discussion centered around balancing th...
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Material matters for learning in virtual networks: A case study of a professional learning programme hosted in a Google+ online community. | Ackland | Research in Learning Technology

Material matters for learning in virtual networks: A case study of a professional learning programme hosted in a Google+ online community. | Ackland | Research in Learning Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Material matters for learning in virtual networks: A case study of a professional learning programme hosted in a Google+ online community.
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Open Education and & Personal Learning ~ Stephen's Web

Open Education and & Personal Learning ~ Stephen's Web | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects
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Tony Guzman's curator insight, August 24, 10:31 AM

This article shares a presentation given by Stephen Downes back in April 2015 covering Open Education and Personal Learning.

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Why should a teacher know how to code?

Why should a teacher know how to code? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The idea that everyone should know how to code is increasingly dominant and increasingly questioned. In terms of a required skill that everyone should know, I remain sitting on the fence. But if yo...
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Women AREN'T in Tech, but they ARE in EdTech... Why?

Women AREN'T in Tech, but they ARE in EdTech... Why? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
With contributing author Cat McManus, Penn GSE Doctoral Candidate.  The topic of women in technology has been much discussed over the last few years; more precisely, the problem of not enough women in technology has been much debated. Some cite the pipeline as the issue; others argue culture (particularly “brogrammer” culture) is [...]
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An Obstacle to the Ubiquitous Adoption of OER in US Higher Education

An Obstacle to the Ubiquitous Adoption of OER in US Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Last week I enjoyed some quiet vacation time - sans wifi - on a lake in rural Tennessee with my family. This break gave me some time to think, worry, and write. I now have no doubt that the overwhe...
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The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2015 - So Far

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2015 - So Far | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As regular readers know, it's time for me to begin posting my mid-year “The Best….” lists. There are over 1,400 regularly updated lists now.  You can see them all here. As usual, in order to make t...
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Personas in Learning Design

Personas in Learning Design | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The GLbD Express workshops here in the College of Design and Social Context here at RMIT involve taking an in-depth look at a course—who studies it, who teaches it, what it's about, and how it's de...
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MIT looks to stay in vanguard of digital education

MIT looks to stay in vanguard of digital education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
L. Rafael Reif, 17th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, talks with The Post.
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Do smartphones make for smart students? Profs weigh in - eCampus News

Do smartphones make for smart students? Profs weigh in - eCampus News | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
An increasing number of educators have built cellphones and social media for students into curriculums; but should they?
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