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The latest news on e-learning, m-learning, and social media in education
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Joseph Rene Corbeil, Ed.D.

Joseph Rene Corbeil, Ed.D. | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Educational Technology News site. I have been involved in technology and distance education for over 30 years. Research interests include best practices in elearning and mobile learning. I am currently researching effectiveness of social media for enhancing social presence and teacher immediacy in elearning environments.

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The 6 Top Instructional Design Trends for 2017

The 6 Top Instructional Design Trends for 2017 | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Which are the hottest instructional design trends for 2017? Read on and discover the 6 top trends you should look out for in 2017!
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10 Ways that Edtech is Transforming Education

10 Ways that Edtech is Transforming Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Technology has greatly impacted the way we do things—from how we shop for basic necessities to how we conduct business with people around the world. It’s no wonder that technology has altered education, too. In fact, here are 10 ways that edtech has changed education."

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Use It but Don’t Depend on Technology to Teach

Use It but Don’t Depend on Technology to Teach | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"This article is not a Luddite’s rejection of digital technology. Even though I feel some intellectual kinship with Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau in regard to how some tools affect people constitutionally, I readily admit that digital technology has made my job as a teacher much easier in a number of ways."

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The more we use technology to teach, the more vulnerable we are to technical problems. When you use technology to teach or present, always have a backup plan.

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6 Benefits And 6 Challenges Of Hiring Remote eLearning Candidates

6 Benefits And 6 Challenges Of Hiring Remote eLearning Candidates | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know about the benefits and challenges of hiring Remote eLearning Candidates? Check 6 pros and 6 cons of hiring Remote eLearning Candidates.
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5 Education Technologies to Watch

5 Education Technologies to Watch | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"t’s no secret that technologies come and go. In fact, the ever-changing technological landscape makes it incredibly difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest tech trends, let alone plan how new tools can be used to enhance course instruction and student engagement."

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Lost Among the Realities: A Guide to Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality

Lost Among the Realities: A Guide to Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Immersive or augmented experiences are innovative tools that could transform eLearning. This guide explains virtual,
augmented, and mixed realities.
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The ‘Computerless’ Computer Lab

The ‘Computerless’ Computer Lab | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
After realizing virtually all students bring their own laptops to campus, Wisconsin liberal arts college opened an unorthodox computer lab.
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Smart idea! Good way to maximize resources.

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10 essential skills for today’s technology leader

10 essential skills for today’s technology leader | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
CoSN defines their essential skills with support of the NSF; aims to advance district technology leadership.
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5 Challenges To Avoid In A 1:1 Learning Classroom

5 Challenges To Avoid In A 1:1 Learning Classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Improving student access to technology for 1:1 learning would be simple if it was just a matter of figuring out how many devices were needed and how much they would cost. What makes the transition to 1:1 complicated is that it is more than just a funding puzzle, it is a pedagogical conundrum."

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Students discover the power of coding

Students discover the power of coding | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Schools Celebrate Computer Science Week and Worldwide Hour of Code.
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How Do Parents Honor the Benefits of Digital Devices While Limiting Kids’ Use?

How Do Parents Honor the Benefits of Digital Devices While Limiting Kids’ Use? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore?
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Tracking Classroom Tech Use to Save Time and Money

Tracking Classroom Tech Use to Save Time and Money | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Data generated by the University of Nevada Las Vegas' AV systems is helping reduce costs and improve service delivery in the classroom. Here's how.
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8 Tips To Produce Microlearning Videos For eLearning

8 Tips To Produce Microlearning Videos For eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Wondering how to Produce Microlearning Videos in eLearning? Check these 8 tips to Produce Microlearning Videos to make eLearning convenient and accessible.
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Consejos prácticos para la producción de videos educativos

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, Today, 11:09 AM
Great tips here. 
 
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Robotic Tutors in Primary School Classrooms: Are They Worth It?

Robotic Tutors in Primary School Classrooms: Are They Worth It? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Prototype is targeted at pupils in primary schools and their reaction to a robot tutor with educational..
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Ep. 63 Rethinking Leadership Through The Lens of Technology

Ep. 63 Rethinking Leadership Through The Lens of Technology | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Drew Perkins talks with co-authors of Blending Leadership, Reshan Richards and Stephen Valentine, about how leadership might look different through the lens of 21st Century technology."

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6 Responsive Design FAQs For eLearning Professionals

6 Responsive Design FAQs For eLearning Professionals | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Wondering which are the most common Responsive Design FAQs? Read this article to find the answers to the most common Responsive Design FAQs.
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The Psychology Of Color And Instructional Design

The Psychology Of Color And Instructional Design | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know about the art and Psychology Of Color and their importance in Instructional Design? Check what you need to know about the Psychology Of Color.
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3 Ways Schools Can Keep Devices Safe When Students Take Chromebooks Home

3 Ways Schools Can Keep Devices Safe When Students Take Chromebooks Home | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As more classrooms get tech-savvy, it’s important to keep IT security top of mind.
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4 Ways to Get Your School Future-Ready

4 Ways to Get Your School Future-Ready | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Make sure your district is geared up for what’s next in education by collaborating to build a strong infrastructure.
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Are you future ready? http://utrgv.edu/edtech

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How to make higher education technology investments that pay off

How to make higher education technology investments that pay off | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Technology decision-makers and purchasers give advice on how to ensure fiscal responsibility when making technology investments for institutions.
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Udacity guarantees graduates job placement or full tuition rebate

Udacity guarantees graduates job placement or full tuition rebate | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"For-profit boot camp company Udacity asserts that its graduates will find gainful employment within six months of completing its programs, or the company will give students a full return on tuition payment. "

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Universities reveal how technology is closing the STEM-Humanities gap

Universities reveal how technology is closing the STEM-Humanities gap | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As STEM becomes increasingly promoted and Liberal Arts defunded, can technology serve as mediator?
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Teaching Students about Their Digital Footprints

Teaching Students about Their Digital Footprints | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
College students have embraced a culture where everything is shared and captured in a selfie. Many don't think about the digital footprints left behind.
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Adult Learning Theories Every Instructional Designer Must Know

Adult Learning Theories Every Instructional Designer Must Know | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Adult learning theories are not just a collection of jargons, concepts, and ideas about how adults learn. These theories help you plan your eLearning courses.
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VR, AR, and the Internet of Things: Life Beyond Second Life

VR, AR, and the Internet of Things: Life Beyond Second Life | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Ball State University has been exploring virtual reality since the early days of Second Life. CT talks with Vice President for Information Technology Phil Repp about how our hyper reality has changed.
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