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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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Articles You Should be Reading: The Top 20 Research Papers on E-Learning from the Past Decade

Articles You Should be Reading: The Top 20 Research Papers on E-Learning from the Past Decade | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Rich Sources of Curated Open Educational Resources – High Quality, Current, and Free | Extreme Networks

Rich Sources of Curated Open Educational Resources – High Quality, Current, and Free | Extreme Networks | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Extreme Networks survey on open educational resources (OER) shows that high-quality, openly licensed learning materials are improving the educational
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What is Adaptive Learning?

What is Adaptive Learning? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
It's that time of the week to further our understanding of educational technology by learning the industry's  'jargon.' Let's add another term to our edtech vocab, and for this week, it's Adaptive...
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Open Source Initiative Extends Affiliate Program to Higher Education | Open Source Initiative

Open Source Initiative Extends Affiliate Program to Higher Education | Open Source Initiative | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Are you in #highered #edtech & value #opensource? We've extended our Affiliate Program to colleges and universities. http://t.co/KYrktjeTEm
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Creating a Culture of Openness - Pilots to Policy to Prosperity

Creating a Culture of Openness - Pilots to Policy to Prosperity | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Over the past couple of weeks I've attended a number of events on open education, open credentialing (focusing on Open Badges), innovation and prosperity. In the process I have come across a number...
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Open source textbooks drive down cost of college | Opensource.com

Open source textbooks drive down cost of college | Opensource.com | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities are looking beyond current textbook options to find bigger savings for students. The result is a dramatic shift toward Open Educational Resources.
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35 Most Wanted Google Drive Tips | iGeneration ...

35 Most Wanted Google Drive Tips | iGeneration ... | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Google Drive is a collection of amazing editing tools provided by Google which serves as a free replacement to office softwares and more oriented towards
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What makes a good online learning experience? –...

What makes a good online learning experience? –... | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Is it possible to define the qualities of what makes a good online learning experience, or a good MOOC? Is there a check list we could have pinned to the wall which we could use as we design and build our courses?
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Practical Guidance from MOOC Research: Flexibility and Stickiness

Practical Guidance from MOOC Research: Flexibility and Stickiness | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Two research studies show that students appreciate the flexibility to pursue MOOCs at their own pace, but they benefit from returning regularly to the course activities.
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10 Lessons Learned from an Award-Winning Digital Badging Program | EDUCAUSE.edu

10 Lessons Learned from an Award-Winning Digital Badging Program | EDUCAUSE.edu | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Open edX: The open source learning management system for corporations and non-profits

Open edX: The open source learning management system for corporations and non-profits | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In 2013 edX released its open source software to the world, allowing anyone, including for-profit companies, to use it.
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How Long Does eLearning Take to Develop?

How Long Does eLearning Take to Develop? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
“How long does eLearning take to develop?” is a question we are frequently asked. With heavy workloads, people who create eLearning want to have a simple method of predicting the time it will take to complete a course. But is there a simple method we can use to answer the question?
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Donald Clark Plan B: Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy?

Donald Clark Plan B: Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Teachers create education materials through a sprint | Opensource.com

Teachers create education materials through a sprint | Opensource.com | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Teachers learn how to create curriculum courses through a sprint.
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Penn State professor and students use Oculus Rift to improve online learning

By Katie Jacobs, Penn State University
The technology isn’t just cool, though. It’s doing what Engineering Professor Conrad Tucker hoped it would do: It helps students learn.
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MOOCs: What's Next?

MOOCs and Learning Sciences: Where we have been. Where we are going. George Siemens Scandinavian MOOC Conference Stockholm, Sweden June 12, 2015
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Opportunities Rise Alongside a Growing Internet of Things - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Opportunities Rise Alongside a Growing Internet of Things - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Even as they demand greater bandwidth on campus, connected devices could soon disrupt higher education again.
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The Boom in Edtech Why Now - TiEcon 2015

Online Education May 16th 2015, 11:15 Asha Jadeja, Sillicon Valley, Venture Capitalists Robert J. Hutter, Learn Capital, Marketing Partner.
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The Future of EdTech: Democratized Education

In this session, Duolingo CTO Severin Hacker discusses his company's mission to make free language education accessible to everyone. He shares how ...
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IMPORTHTML Examples for Google Sheets – Part 2 - e-Learning Feeds

IMPORTHTML Examples for Google Sheets – Part 2 - e-Learning Feeds | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Did you know you can scrape almost any data from the internet with Google Sheets? In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to find what the data
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eLearning Modules Are Dead... They Just Don't Know It. - eLearning Industry

eLearning Modules Are Dead... They Just Don't Know It. - eLearning Industry | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Want to know why eLearning Modules are dead? Check why eLearning Modules are dead… they just don’t know it yet.
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Who takes Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)? A HarvardX and MITx study - Journalist's Resource

Who takes Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)? A HarvardX and MITx study - Journalist's Resource | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
2015 report from Harvard University and MIT, building on previous studies that look at participation and completion rates for their Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
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Edtech fads, trends -- and extra-credit myths

Edtech fads, trends -- and extra-credit myths | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Education technology is a hotbed of activity. And some developments will stay warm, while others, now overheated, will rapidly cool. It's helpful not just to companies, but non-profit organizations...
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6 Awesome E-learning Plugins for WordPress

6 Awesome E-learning Plugins for WordPress | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Amit Diwan compares six of the best course management and e-learning plugins for WordPress to help you make the right choice for your online courses.
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