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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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New OER Survey: The disconnect between faculty caring and assigning -

New OER Survey: The disconnect between faculty caring and assigning - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (417) In 2012 the Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG) put out a new report on usage and perceptions of open educational resources (OER) usage in higher education. Covered in this blog post, the 2012 report was really … Continue reading →
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Why University Learning Management Systems are the temporary classrooms of today

Why University Learning Management Systems are the temporary classrooms of today | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Content, it’s us

Content, it’s us | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I’m starting to believe, more and more, that given THE INTERNETS, content should be something that gets created BY a course not BEFORE it. Dave Cormier,  ‘Content is a print concept’, J…
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Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption

Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The tl;dr: Supporting effective OER adoption at scale has its problems. Many of these problems have openly licensed solutions. Sometimes it makes sense to
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Online Program Management: A view of the market landscape -

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By Phil HillMore Posts (410) One of the fastest-growing market segments in ed tech, and one of the least-understood, is that of Online Program Management (OPM). It doesn’t help that the terms OPM, Online Enablers, Online Service Providers are used … Continue reading →
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Beyond the Institution: Networked Professionals & Digital Engagement …

Keynote for CAPAL at Congress 2016. Explores stepping beyond the boundaries of institutional education and roles, conceptualizing networked practice in light o…
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The Rough Beasts of Ed-Tech

The Rough Beasts of Ed-Tech | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This keynote was delivered today at the Irish Learning Technology Association's annual conference, EdTech2016, in Dublin. The full slidedeck is available here.
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Digital Learning Team

Digital Learning Team | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The work and thoughts of the Digital Learning team in the College of Design and Social Context at RMIT University
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Exploring the making of a MOOC

Exploring the making of a MOOC | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
RMIT recently launched a new Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) partnership (as my colleague Howard previously wrote about on this blog). Academic staff within DSC are now developing two MOOCs for …
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 23, 3:32 AM
Interesting to get comments and thought directly in the process
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We Have Personalization Backwards

We Have Personalization Backwards | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I drive my oldest daughter to high school everyday. She goes to a magnet STEM school in the district that's on the campus where I work. I've been brainwashing her into liking indie rock one car ride at a time using carefully planned mix CDs. Last week she tells me I need to get more Magnetic…
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Moocs can transform education – but not yet

Moocs can transform education – but not yet | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Whether or not Moocs live up to the hype, technology’s impact on universities is real and growing, Stanford University’s John Hennessy tells Ellie Bothwell
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Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This is the transcript of the talk I gave today at the Digital Pedagogy Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island. You can find the slides here. Image and data credits are listed at the botto
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Learner Agency, Technology, and Emotional Intelligence

Learner Agency, Technology, and Emotional Intelligence | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
http://www.visualsforchange.com/blog/2012/12/11/david-preston-on-open-learning/ Preface Early in my training as an educator, I was exposed to William Glasser's conceptualization of basic human needs and their importance in creating a healthy educational setting.  They are: Belonging - Fulfilled by loving, sharing, and cooperating with others Power - Fulfilled by achieving, accomplishing, and being recognized and respected Freedom - Fulfilled…
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Possible futures for innovation and technology in Higher Education

Possible futures for innovation and technology in Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Kate Bowles wrote an interesting post about how she responded to students’ enthusiasm to use Slack and how it worked out well for her and a group of students in thinking about critical narrative pr…
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, June 15, 1:20 AM
A nice insight on the use of Slack between a teacher and her students
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As the Maker Movement Turns 45, Gary Stager Pays Tribute to M.I.T. Computing Pioneer Cynthia Solomon (EdSurge News)

As the Maker Movement Turns 45, Gary Stager Pays Tribute to M.I.T. Computing Pioneer Cynthia Solomon (EdSurge News) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As the Maker Movement Turns 45, Gary Stager Pays Tribute to M.I.T. Computing Pioneer Cynthia Solomon
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Reflecting upon the concept of Innovation

Reflecting upon the concept of Innovation | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
For the last couple of years, under the leadership of Howard Errey, the DSC Digital Learning Team has been running the Innovation Incubator.  The Innovation Incubator has been conceived as a space …
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Great sites for Creative Commons images

Great sites for Creative Commons images | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Following on from my previous post, here is a list of my favourite resource sites. These are excellent options when looking for and using creative commons images.
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Appropriate use of MOOCs

Appropriate use of MOOCs | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One of the unfortunate downsides of all the MOOC hype is that it pushed people into opposing camps – you either buy into it all or reject them absolutely. And of course, MOOCs are not going t…
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MOOC is the future, חשוב מאד להכין את התלמידים לעולם העתידי

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My Open Textbook: Pedagogy and Practice

My Open Textbook: Pedagogy and Practice | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I’ve spent some time talking about open pedagogy at several universities this Spring, and in each of those presentations and workshops, I have usually mentioned The Open Anthology of Earlier …
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When is a learning designer a project manager?

When is a learning designer a project manager? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
When is a learning designer a project manager? It is a question I have considered my entire career (well the part of it spent working in e-learning), and I am revisiting it now as I’m looking…
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 23, 3:33 AM
Instructional designer, learning designer, project manager, juggling with so many aspects and yet struggling to define who we are and what we do
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We Have Personalization Backwards -

We Have Personalization Backwards - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Mike CaulfieldMore Posts (6) [Note – an earlier version of the first half of this post was first published at Mike’s Hapgood site. We asked him to make some alterations for the e-Literate audience and republish here. – ed] … Continue reading →
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