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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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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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The Rise of Open Curriculum

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Free, adaptable curriculum is quickly displacing traditional textbook publishers in our schools — and that’s a welcome c…
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, July 31, 4:58 AM

Une autre dimension ouverte par le développement de l'usage des technologies même si la réalité à tendance à nous démontrer que les potentiels sont encore fort peu explorés|exploités

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Here’s a $5M Seed Fund to Support Higher Ed Innovations Besides MOOCs (EdSurge News)

Here’s a $5M Seed Fund to Support Higher Ed Innovations Besides MOOCs (EdSurge News) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, there are innovations in higher education beyond the headline-grabbing MOOCs that have soaked up so many investment dollars in recent years. And now those non-MOOCs may get some funding, too. Today, New York City-based University Ventures announced a $5 million seed fund for inves
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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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Rog Rothe's curator insight, July 29, 1:49 AM

What an interesting concept, and it definitely fits in with the changes taking place in certain school designations today.  I'd like to see less textbooks in the classroom, and more trade magazines and technology. 

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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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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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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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Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning -- Campus Technology

Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning -- Campus Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In order to support the recognition of co-curricular and integrative learning, the University of Notre Dame came up with a campuswide strategy to integrate digital badges in students' e-portfolios.
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Stanford’s John Hennessy Says Online Learning Has Some Way to Go | MIT Technology Review

Stanford’s John Hennessy Says Online Learning Has Some Way to Go | MIT Technology Review | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Stanford’s president questions whether online learning can match traditional instruction in motivating students.
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Caution is absolutely necessary in my opinion. Online learning will suit many people at various times and may further democratise learning and deliver learning that is more sharply focussed on specific individual or economic needs, but in the foreseeable future a blended model is more likely to be appropriate. The difficulty may be that face to face instruction/mentoring/inspiration may increasingly lie only in the domain of the wealthy (or wealthy nations). We must never forget the impact of inspirational teachers, especially with adolescents.

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Are MOOCs the 'Digital Albums' of Education? From Standard Education to 'Marginal Learning' - Singularity HUB

Are MOOCs the 'Digital Albums' of Education? From Standard Education to 'Marginal Learning' - Singularity HUB | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The digitalization of education via massive open online courses (or MOOCs) seems to be going the way the music industry went a decade ago.
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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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