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Infographic: eReader Statistics Show Some Surprises

Infographic: eReader Statistics Show Some Surprises | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"More than half (59%) of those that own an eReader say they aren’t reading anymore than they did prior to purchasing their newfangled device."

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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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Mezn's curator insight, November 29, 2016 2:36 AM
This is a deep insight into those technologies in education.
Janie's curator insight, December 31, 2016 8:54 AM
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CésarAdrián Suaste's curator insight, January 25, 8:39 PM

la educación tecnológica en nuestros días a tomado una gran importancia

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Crowdfunding Snapshot: 4 Campaigns for Immersive Technologies

Crowdfunding Snapshot: 4 Campaigns for Immersive Technologies | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
THE Journal has highlighted a few grassroots VR, AR and mobile products that are using crowdfunding websites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter to develop immersive learning technologies.
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Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Blended learning has the potential to transform the way teachers teach and students learn—if we take advantage of all that it offers
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Design Styles You Can Adopt When Creating eLearning in 2017

Design Styles You Can Adopt When Creating eLearning in 2017 | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Let’s look at some ways you can update and renovate your eLearning designs.
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Report: Number of Ransomware Attacks Grew Nearly 17 Times Larger in 2016

Report: Number of Ransomware Attacks Grew Nearly 17 Times Larger in 2016 | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Ransomware surged 16,700 percent from 2015 to 2016, though unique malware samples declined over the same period, according to a new report from network security firm SonicWall.
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Microlearning: The Future Of Corporate Learning And Development Scenario

Microlearning: The Future Of Corporate Learning And Development Scenario | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know how microlearning is benefiting the Future Of Corporate Learning And Development? Check about microlearning in corporate L&D.
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College admissions now using social media like never before

College admissions now using social media like never before | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals that college admissions officers' use of Facebook and Google to gather more information on applicants has reached an all-time high.
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Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?

Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
I asked attendees to discuss how they were effectively integrating technology in their classroom, school, or district. There was an emphasis on describing in detail what effective use of technology..
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Capture the Moment: Using Twitter Moments in Education

Capture the Moment: Using Twitter Moments in Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"When they originally appeared on Twitter, Twitter Moments were only for things of national or global importance. Stuff like celebrities making bad decisions, famous people tweeting foolishness (yes those first two are mostly the same, and yes they were still most of what moments were about), and also things like actual news (but only rarely)."

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Infographic: 2017 Instructional Design Trends

Infographic: 2017 Instructional Design Trends | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
SweetRush thought leaders forecast the 2017 instructional design trends, check out on this infographic the hightlights.
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Student-Run Tech Initiatives Can Empower and Ready Them for the Future

Student-Run Tech Initiatives Can Empower and Ready Them for the Future | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Students at a California middle school have become the teachers when it comes to technology.
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The top 10 teaching takeaways from TCEA

The top 10 teaching takeaways from TCEA | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Between the content-rich, crowded sessions and keynotes and the live music on 6th Street, TCEA has a little something for every educator.
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6 Skills You Can Learn Online for a Lucrative and Productive 2017

6 Skills You Can Learn Online for a Lucrative and Productive 2017 | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Expand your skill sets to be desirable in the job market.
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Digital Learning Day is Feb. 23. Here's How to Celebrate

Digital Learning Day is Feb. 23. Here's How to Celebrate | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The annual Digital Learning Day, started in 2012, gives educators an opportunity to collaborate with peers, share ideas, try out new digital tools, celebrate education innovation and play a role in the transformation of their own schools and communities. Digital Learning Day 2017 is Thursday, Feb. 23.
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Digital citizenship lessons from a 9-year-old with 18,000 Twitter followers

Digital citizenship lessons from a 9-year-old with 18,000 Twitter followers | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Liv is using social media to expand her world view, learn from other experts, and even connect with people she admires.
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Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship

Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Instilling the principles of good digital citizenship can help students become smart, responsible, and respectful members of their online communities.
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Ransomware: Should you pay up?

Ransomware: Should you pay up? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The incentives of hackers are straightforward -- they're looking for a big payday -- but it's less clear whether their victims should cooperate.
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Ed Tech Job Postings In Schools | Ed Tech Recruiting

Ed Tech Job Postings In Schools | Ed Tech Recruiting | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

Ed Tech hiring season in schools is in full force. Nearly 40 new jobs across the US and beyond: AR, AZ, CA, CT, IL, MA, MD, MO, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, plus Indonesia and Romania.

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Traditional eLearning Is Dead?

Traditional eLearning Is Dead? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know why Traditional eLearning Is Dead and what can be done about it? Check how the learning solution of the future should be like.
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David Picard Roussel's curator insight, Today, 7:17 AM

[ À tous ] Les méthodes d'apprentissages évoluent comme les comportements. Le "E-learning" se meurt, se métamorphose! 

 

Des solutions pratiques sur comment nous pouvons amener les équipes à évoluer pour eux et l'entreprise.

Ginger Jewell's curator insight, Today, 10:41 AM
Although geared to adult professional learning the ideas are just as sound for our students.
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From “Data Driven” to “Evidence Driven”

From “Data Driven” to “Evidence Driven” | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"In my last post, “Common Assessments” vs “Common Understandings”, I was reminded of how powerful comments are on a blog, and why blogging is a hugely powerful tool for not only sharing your learning, but learning from others."

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Insights on Use of Wireless Solutions in Education

Insights on Use of Wireless Solutions in Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
To design for education, ScreenBeam wireless solution is an easy-to-use device which teacher without IT background can start with.
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The Somewhat Tenuous Business Of EdTech

The Somewhat Tenuous Business Of EdTech | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Pay me now or pay me later. Knowing which chess move to make can determine the outcome of your EdTech business and the use of the freemium model can bankrupt your business before the market realizes your value.
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Survey Finds Some Ed Tech Software and Applications Are Lacking Proper Security

Survey Finds Some Ed Tech Software and Applications Are Lacking Proper Security | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Here’s how to make sure your digital tools are secure.
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How I Use Data To Motivate Students To Become Better Readers

How I Use Data To Motivate Students To Become Better Readers | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How I Use Data To Motivate Students To Become Better Readers contributed by Kelley Spencer Adcock I have a lot in common with my struggling readers. I don’t have trouble reading, but I do know a thing or two about trying to succeed at something that does not come naturally.
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4 Reasons Online Learning Works Well for Working Adults

4 Reasons Online Learning Works Well for Working Adults | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Online education is transforming the way students learn. One 2016 survey found that online undergraduate students are an average of 29 years old and online graduate students are an average of 33, reflecting both the popularity and effectiveness of online programs to help adults meet educational and career goals."

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Are Free Online Courses Worth the Time and Effort?

Are Free Online Courses Worth the Time and Effort? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The high cost of college is intimidating, but for many the cost of online courses is suspiciously cheap.
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