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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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Helen Teague's curator insight, June 2, 2015 9:21 AM

Dr. Corbeil is currently researching effectiveness of social media for enhancing social presence and teacher immediacy in elearning environments.

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Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The future of tech in schools isn’t suburban or urban. It’s rural.Technology has been a key component in the planting, fertilization, growth and eventually, the blossoming of new statewide initiatives including distance education and new professional learning opportunities for educators that have be
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Should Pedagogy Always Drive Technology?

Should Pedagogy Always Drive Technology? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
An elementary school principal argues for the importance of letting technology shape education.
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Let’s Get Real: Virtual Reality is Here To Stay

Let’s Get Real: Virtual Reality is Here To Stay | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Beyond field trips, headsets can enhance education like never before.
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Digital age demands continual adaptation in education

Digital age demands continual adaptation in education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"While many teachers have embraced the digital age, incorporating technology into their classrooms with zeal, there are the holdouts that are simply not comfortable with the change. Schools would do well to allow for this variety in their schools, at least at the beginning of major tech rollouts."

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5 ways to practically incorporate virtual reality

5 ways to practically incorporate virtual reality | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How higher education can harness virtual reality for services beyond the campus tour.
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, August 29, 4:42 AM
Next challenge in ED Tech environment !
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Growing eSports niche explores big data and gaming behaviors

Growing eSports niche explores big data and gaming behaviors | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As eSports enthusiasm grows, universities are capitalizing on a way to give students relevant job skills while boosting their engagement.
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3 Ways Virtual Reality Can Enhance Learning

Virtual reality has the potential to create a new language for experiential learning. Maya Georgieva and Emory Craig talk about what VR can do for student
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Why smartphones alone won’t close the digital divide

Why smartphones alone won’t close the digital divide | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Smartphones provide access to online information, but they are limited for doing homework, taking courses or applying for jobs. The Legislature and internet service companies should partner to ensure that all eligible low-income Californians receive affordable broadband plans and computers.
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Where does data fit into the literacy conversation?

Where does data fit into the literacy conversation? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Literacy is a gateway to all other academic subjects. If students can read, they can learn about history, science, math, social studies and more."

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Carolina Velásquez's curator insight, August 27, 3:41 PM
Literacy is an important ability which students should develop in order to develop and enhance some factors in their learning process. Besides, it helps students to appropiate all the knowledge that they learn.
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When should tech drive classroom activity?

When should tech drive classroom activity? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Matt Renwick, an elementary school principle in Wisconsin, argues there are concrete times when it makes the most sense to let technology, rather than pedagogy, drive instruction."

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Professional learning communities bring benefits for teachers, students

Professional learning communities bring benefits for teachers, students | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Working teachers rarely have an opportunity to see their colleagues in action. They are either teaching or preparing for their next classes and observation time is minimal or nonexistent. That’s a big reason why Gamble Rogers Middle School in northeastern Florida became a professional learning community."

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'Netiquette' Matters in Online Course Quality, Report Says

'Netiquette' Matters in Online Course Quality, Report Says | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A report published in Online Learning says that students judge levels of 'netiquette' in their perceptions of the quality of online courses.
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Pitfalls and Triumphs—What I Learned From My Year in Edtech

Pitfalls and Triumphs—What I Learned From My Year in Edtech | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Blake Montgomery, one-half of the EdSurge On Air podcast team, is bidding EdSurge adieu to take on a role as a Tech Reporter at Buzzfeed. But before he leaves, he's got some thoughts about what he's noticed from his year at EdSurge."

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Personal Learning Networks: All eLearning Pros Need To Know

Personal Learning Networks: All eLearning Pros Need To Know | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Wondering what do you need to know about Personal Learning Networks? Check here to learn evevrything you need about Personal Learning Networks.
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Curriculum Changes Key in Utilizing Classroom Technology

Curriculum Changes Key in Utilizing Classroom Technology | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Technologist and mathematician Conrad Wolfram talks about best practices for tech use in K–12 education.
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Badges are essential to millennial college experience

Badges are essential to millennial college experience | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Badging programs are, seemingly, a win for institutions and students. Students are able to showcase their initiative in earning certifications while pursuing a degree and better position themselves for work which will aid in paying back student loans and finding professional fulfillment early in their careers."

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Survey: Most students want innovative, interactive study tools

Survey: Most students want innovative, interactive study tools | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Students participating in a recent survey said they value innovative and interactive tools when preparing for exams.
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6 reforms that will move "credentialing" away from "learning"

6 reforms that will move "credentialing" away from "learning" | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The federal government should adopt policies that separate learning from credentialing to help individuals more effectively demonstrate educational mastery.
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Trend update: Gaming is a higher education wild fire

Trend update: Gaming is a higher education wild fire | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Gaming has traditionally belonged to the K-12 sphere, but in recent years higher education has taken a vested interest in this learning approach.
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Take This Quiz To Find Out If Online Learning Is For You

Take This Quiz To Find Out If Online Learning Is For You | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Something you weren’t often faced with in high school was the option to take online classes
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Social Media App Uses Augmented Reality to Connect College Students

Social Media App Uses Augmented Reality to Connect College Students | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The TeePeedU app uses AR technology to help students build real life connections across their campus.
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California district embraces wearable tech in the classroom

California district embraces wearable tech in the classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The Tustin Unified School District, south of Los Angeles, has experimented with virtual reality, and Senior Director of Technology Robert Craven has his eye on using fitness trackers and smart watches next."

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The Big Opportunity in Data Analytics

The Big Opportunity in Data Analytics | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"If knowledge is power, as Francis Bacon suggested, its supporting partner would undoubtedly be information. The kind of information that, in today’s world, can connect complex reams of disparate and often isolated data, and can help support better decision making and better outcomes. This is the promise of data analytics and, with its ability to capture behavioral information and provide the ability to manage and act on that data, it’s becoming of increasing interest to the world of education."

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How technology strategy can generate billions for higher ed

How technology strategy can generate billions for higher ed | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Higher education commands nearly $70 billion in funded research, but many institutions do not take advantage of technological advancement which could generate billions by cutting delays in experiments and savings on personnel."

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Learning Is Not a One-Time Event! Promote Continuous Learning

Learning Is Not a One-Time Event! Promote Continuous Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Here are three ways to get your company on the fast lane to continuous learning.
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