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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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Taking Course Design Seriously (Finally)

Taking Course Design Seriously (Finally) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
When I first entered the field of online education back in 1997, the first 56.6 kps modems were appearing in homes. Most institutions had no more than a handful of online courses. Universities trea...
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Teaching Machines: A Brief History of "Teaching at Scale" #t509Massive

Teaching Machines: A Brief History of "Teaching at Scale" #t509Massive | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Robert Reich: College is a ludicrous waste of money

Robert Reich: College is a ludicrous waste of money | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The former secretary of labor on our broken higher ed model and how we can open more gateways to the middle class
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Ed-Tech's Monsters #ALTC

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D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic -

D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Yesterday D2L announced a second round of investment, this time raising $85 million (a mix of debt and equity) to go with their $80 million round two years ago (see EDUKWEST for a useful roundup of news and article links). While … Continue reading →
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What if we took a Netflix approach to enhancing education? - Daily Genius

What if we took a Netflix approach to enhancing education? - Daily Genius | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software

Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One company and its algorithms are changing the way America's schools handle classroom ethics.
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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 26, 8:27 PM

This is an American article, but it does pose an interesting question about pitting teachers and students against each other using a service like Turnitin. If students are taught how not to plagiarise, this becomes far less of an issue. I think Turnitin and other similar software is definitely needed, but should be used like a scalpel, not a hammer!

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The Future of College?

The Future of College? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries. What if he's right? 
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The truly revolutionary type of university Minerva now starts after two years of preparation. 

Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, August 20, 1:16 AM

Intro to the Minerva way of teaching
(a surprising mix of technology and pedagogy)

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35 Inspiring Quotes About Learning

35 Inspiring Quotes About Learning | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learning anything requires commitment and the ability to push through the dip until reaching competency. These 35 learning quotes will keep you motivated. (RT @KarinHornstra: Leuk!
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Learning Design and Personal Learning Networks

Presentation given at RMIT University for the Beyond Blackboard project. "What on earth are they doing?" 6 August 2014
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Getting the Most from a MOOC | Higher Ed Beta @insidehighered

Getting the Most from a MOOC | Higher Ed Beta @insidehighered | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century
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Events - Grattan Institute

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Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs ~ Stephen's Web

Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs ~ 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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Is the ADDIE model appropriate for teaching in a digital age?

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What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology / Qu’est-ce que la technologie pédagogique ? Un examen de la signification, de l’utilisation et de la...

What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology / Qu’est-ce que la technologie pédagogique ? Un examen de la signification, de l’utilisation et de la... | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
What is Educational Technology? An Inquiry into the Meaning, Use, and Reciprocity of Technology / Qu’est-ce que la technologie pédagogique ? Un examen de la signification, de l’utilisation et de la réciprocité de la technologie
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On the Immense Good Fortune of Higher Education

On the Immense Good Fortune  of Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In his last Think Tank column, Carey says that colleges are what great societies build. That means colleges have a lot to live up to.
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What do students entering HE expect from digital technologies?

What do students entering HE expect from digital technologies? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
When we come across new technologies or digital platforms for the first time in further and higher education (HE), how do we decide what the technology does or should do, and how we can use it to help us?
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Opinion: the professor-less university

Opinion: the professor-less university | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Two radically contrasting emerging models of higher education in the US offer academics a very different deal, says Steven Ward
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Professors help startups teach real-world skills online without university bureaucracy

Professors help startups teach real-world skills online without university bureaucracy | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Coursera, Johns Hopkins, and Swiftkey team up for data science training.
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5 important YouTube videos for IT - eCampus News

5 important YouTube videos for IT - eCampus News | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
These five YouTube videos explain the important role IT plays in higher ed and how their services can improve the overall university experience.
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What Does the Future of Education Look Like at MIT?

What Does the Future of Education Look Like at MIT? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
MIT is about to undergo a new period of "educational experimentation."
President L. Rafael Reif addressed the MIT community Monday, sharing the final report of the Institute-wide Task Force on... (What does the future of education look like at MIT?
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What Higher Ed Can Learn from the Death of Independent Bookstores

What Higher Ed Can Learn from the Death of Independent Bookstores | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Like independent bookstores of the 1990s, leaders of small higher ed institutions are faced with the decision to embrace strategic change or lose out to the transforming marketplace.

Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D., Donna Murdoch
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MOOCs Are No Longer A Cultural Export Of The West

MOOCs Are No Longer A Cultural Export Of The West | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
From China to Saudi Arabia, nations are translating, adapting, and creating MOOCs to fit their own unique needs.

Via Vladimir Kukharenko, juandoming
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Who Performs the Best in Online Classes?

Who Performs the Best in Online Classes? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Which types of student characteristics lead to the best performance in online classes? That depends on how you define
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