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Parody Critiques Popular Khan Academy Videos

Parody Critiques Popular Khan Academy Videos | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Khan Academy has 150 million YouTube views, 320,000 subscribers, and major support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—but that doesn’t mean the free online library of educational videos is perfect. It doesn’t even mean the site is especially effective, say two math professors at Grand Valley State University.

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Can Teachers Author Their Own Textbooks on the Fly? -- THE Journal

At Philadelphia’s String Theory School, teachers develop their own course materials in iTunes U, making the bulging backpack full of books a thing of the past.
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Top 10 Text To Speech (TTS) Software For eLearning - eLearning Industry

Top 10 Text To Speech (TTS) Software For eLearning - eLearning Industry | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Are you looking for the Best Text To Speech (TTS) Software For eLearning? Check the Top 10 Text To Speech (TTS) Software For eLearning.
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Learning Analytics | Institute of Educational Technology | Open University

Learning Analytics | Institute of Educational Technology | Open University | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learning analytics involves the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of ‘big data’ related to learners and their contexts, with the intention of providing actionable intelligence that supports teaching and learning. At The Open University, there is increased recognition that “smart-and-pedagogically-informed” learning analytics are urgently needed to solve the student-retention problem.
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Education Might be Broken, but Students Can Fix it

Education Might be Broken, but Students Can Fix it | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Students are the ones most passionate about education because they're directly embedded in it: HackingEDU is their platform to unite and change things.
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Appropriate interventions following the application of learning analytics | Tony Bates

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Instructional Design Basics for E-Learning Development - E-Learning Heroes

Instructional Design Basics for E-Learning Development - E-Learning Heroes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
What Is Instructional Design?
If you’re a newcomer to the field of e-learning or instructional design (ID), you might feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available online regarding the ...
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Study of colleges shows ‘encouraging’ texts dramatically cut dropout rates | FE Week

Study of colleges shows ‘encouraging’ texts dramatically cut dropout rates | FE Week | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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A/B Testing: What is it and what can it do?

A/B Testing: What is it and what can it do? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Flickr image: Two Loners, by Cass A/B, or split testing, offers you a way to test out different course design ideas you have, and to see how your students understand them. It basically consists of…
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The Reeducation of Blackboard, Everyone’s Classroom Pariah

The Reeducation of Blackboard, Everyone’s Classroom Pariah | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Students find Blackboard at turns frustrating, migraine-inducing, and burdensome–and its CEO knows it.
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Cracking the Credit hour

The basic currency of higher education — the credit hour — represents the root of many problems plaguing America's higher education system: the pra...
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Pricing online vs. on-campus courses - eCampus News

Pricing online vs. on-campus courses - eCampus News | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Initial investigation aims to get the ball rolling on understanding course pricing at today’s institutions.
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What Should Be: 21 Questions About Learner Experience

What Should Be: 21 Questions About Learner Experience | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Tom Vander Ark - Think of a kid you care about. What do you want them to know and be able to do? Now think about what their learner experience should be.
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Are We Investing in History Repeating Itself? — Bright — Medium

Are We Investing in History Repeating Itself? - Bright - Medium
“Though the funds are ample, consider this: For a century, no major technology has radically changed teaching and learning.”
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UC Davis: A look inside attempts to make large lecture classes active and personal -

UC Davis: A look inside attempts to make large lecture classes active and personal - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (344) In my recent keynote for the Online Teaching Conference, the core argument was as follows: While there will be (significant) unbundling around the edges, the bigger potential impact [of ed innovation] is how existing colleges … Continue reading →
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How to Create ELearning Course with Course Patterns | e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags

How to Create ELearning Course with Course Patterns |  e-Learning Bookmarking Service - e-Learning Tags | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to use the course patterns to build effective eLearning courses and save time on course creation and management.
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Ux design for eLearning – 10 tips

Ux design for eLearning – 10 tips | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
10 tips - UX design for eLearning content. Often UX design for eLearning is not conisdered as much as ID which can cause good eLearning content to fail.
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Digital Learning Technology: How Will Technology Transform Digital Learning In The Next Decades? - eLearning Industry

Digital Learning Technology: How Will Technology Transform Digital Learning In The Next Decades? - eLearning Industry | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Wondering how technology will transform digital learning in the future? Check how Digital Learning Technology will change in the next decades.

Via A/Prof Jon Willis
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Big Data, Learning Analytics and Distance Education | Open Thoughts 2015

Big Data, Learning Analytics and Distance Education | Open Thoughts 2015 | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Will the University of Adelaide's lecture phase-out be a flop?

Will the University of Adelaide's lecture phase-out be a flop? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The University of Adelaide is planning to completely phase out lectures. Is this change good for learning?
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MOOCS and Social Learning Networks ~ Stephen's Web

MOOCS and Social Learning Networks ~ 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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Why educators can't live without social media | Jisc

Why educators can't live without social media | Jisc | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
From student recruitment to alumni relations, social media has a place at every step of the student journey, says Eric Stoller. Institutions and educators ignore it at their peril.
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Notes: The Network Effect and Online Higher Education

Notes: The Network Effect and Online Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
:: The first and second instalment of this series on Internet Economics can be found here and here. :: Most people are familiar with economies of scale, which we discussed in a recent post. The Net...
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Emerging Trends in MOOC Delivery of Business Education

Emerging Trends in MOOC Delivery of Business Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
 "There is a sea change in both the quantity and types of institutions offering MOOCs in the business education space", says Colin Nelson in this post on the AACSB Data and Research blog. Highlights include: The majority of MOOCs are still run by univ [...]
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What Are The Benefits Of mLearning? Featuring 5 Killer Examples - eLearning Industry

What Are The Benefits Of mLearning? Featuring 5 Killer Examples - eLearning Industry | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Wondering about mLearning’s benefits and why it should be a part of your learning strategy? Check the benefits of mLearning featuring 5 killer examples.
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, July 17, 2:47 AM

Some interesting points but most of the mentioned advantages can also be applied to technologies in education