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A scoop it magazine focusing on educational technology in higher education.
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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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Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance | Toronto Star

Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance | Toronto Star | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The old model of a teacher delivering a one-way message through a lecture is no longer engaging 21st-century students.
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 16, 4:42 AM
A question always raised since some years
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How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning?

How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I’ve worked with several traditional higher education institutions over the last few years that have been in the process of developing a capability for delivering wholly online course delivery. I t…
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Understanding the Origins of Ed-Tech Snake Oil

Understanding the Origins of Ed-Tech Snake Oil | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Product marketers are on the far end of a game of telephone that often starts with research findings that are both nuanced and provisional.
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Changing Records of Learning through Innovations in Pedagogy and Technology

Changing Records of Learning through Innovations in Pedagogy and Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Innovations in pedagogy and technology could revolutionize academic records, moving our approach from one of checking off boxes to one of connecting the dots. This article highlights technological and pedagogical models that connect the dots toward agile, personalized evidence of learning.
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And that, my friends, is the Personal API

And that, my friends, is the Personal API | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A couple of days ago the Programmable Web wrote an article about the work BYU is doing to give students more control over their data. The idea undergirding this is the concept of a personal API, wh…
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How Personal APIs Let Students Design Their University (EdSurge News)

How Personal APIs Let Students Design Their University (EdSurge News) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I sat at a table with faculty, technologists, CIOs, startup founders and students, all gathered under one roof to tackle the question: How might we use application program interfaces (APIs) to empower students and faculty members to have voice, agency and digital literacy in their institutions? W
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, March 29, 4:59 AM
one of the key for future higher education in my humble opinion
NLafferty's curator insight, March 29, 3:06 PM
This sounds like a super event, would be great to run something similar in the UK.
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End of Jobs in Online Education?

End of Jobs in Online Education? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I started out my teaching career as a “shop teacher” – teaching middle school students how to work and built with a number of technologies. Thus, it was a bit disturbing to listen…
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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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You just might be a Learning Experience Architect

You just might be a Learning Experience Architect | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
DM from Keith: Hey I’m looking for some input. Got a minute? I’ve been asked to take on a role that combines staff capability building in edtech with “exploring innovation”,…
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Miloš Bajčetić's curator insight, April 14, 7:09 AM
Marc Hassenzahl: ““Experience is not about good industrial design, multi-touch, or fancy interfaces. It is about transcending the material. It is about creating an experience through a device.”
Joan Sutherland's curator insight, April 20, 6:16 PM

Interesting thoughts on Learning Experience Architect. As technology in education continues to evolve so do the opportunities to create new and innovative roles in 

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The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time

The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
These Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are tried and true and have been taken more than any others online. From top research universities and Ivy League schools, check out our ranking if you're looking for your next class online.
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The Blockchain for Education: An Introduction

The Blockchain for Education: An Introduction | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Is blockchain poised to be “the next big thing” in education?
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The periodic table of education technology - Daily Genius

The periodic table of education technology - Daily Genius | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We had a crazy idea over the weekend here at Daily Genius. What if we organized all the top education technology tools into a simple graphic? Then we took it a step further by identifying some of the best ways to organize data into a single visual. What better way to do that than by …

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Final Report | MIT Online Education Policy Initiative

Final Report | MIT Online Education Policy Initiative | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, April 4, 2:34 AM
A nice reading from an institution that always be at the front
michel verstrepen's curator insight, April 4, 2:42 AM
A nice reading from an institution that always be at the front
Tony Guzman's curator insight, April 22, 4:13 PM
This article shares the report from an online education initiative led by MIT.
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Disrupted universities. The promise of marketisation

Disrupted universities. The promise of marketisation | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Higher education moved from the 'ivory tower' to the marketplace since... let's say the year 2000. To understand this landmark we just have to look at some important moments that changed profoundly universities across the world. For example, we need to remember that 1995 marks an important event for higher education: the adoption in Marrakesh…
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Faculty Alert: You Can't Put the Mobile Genie Back in the Bottle -- Campus Technology

Faculty Alert: You Can't Put the Mobile Genie Back in the Bottle -- Campus Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Recent Educause research indicates that faculty are not adopting mobile as fast as students are demanding it.
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, March 22, 5:11 AM
BYOD is the most important channel to pursue for now when it comes to Tech ... Time for people to adapt to mobile
online4ed's curator insight, March 22, 7:52 PM
We talk often in our teacher ed courses about m-learning. But, how do we help leadership understand?