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Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board?

Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"With the integration of the iPad into the instructional environment, teachers and students have discovered many new ways in which the device can expand and enhance the learning environment. With the iPad, the Apple TV can offer a flexible, complete, and cost efficient alternative to the traditional interactive boards populating our classrooms."

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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. Visit us at: http://utrgv.edu/edtech

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10 Reasons To Use Learning Apps

10 Reasons To Use Learning Apps | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know why you need to use Use Learning Apps? Check 10 reasons why you should Use Learning Apps and unlock the engagement with your training problem.
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Districts Moving Away From Desktop Technology in Favor of Mobile, Report Finds

Districts Moving Away From Desktop Technology in Favor of Mobile, Report Finds | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The mobile education technology cart might be edging out the computer lab in many districts, according to a new analysis by the Education Week Research Center.
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Imagine how this trend might impact computer labs...

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Colleges: Here’s how to go digital without blowing your budget

Colleges: Here’s how to go digital without blowing your budget | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The key to achieving a successful digital transition without exceeding a budget might lie in print management, according to a new survey.
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App of the Week: A new way to learn coding

App of the Week: A new way to learn coding | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Available on the web or as an app, Human Resource Machine is a programming puzzle game that lets you play as an office drone — a cog in a machine performing simple tasks and trying to avoid having robots take over your job."

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How to Overcome the Workplace Skills Gap with eLearning

How to Overcome the Workplace Skills Gap with eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
By providing more easily accessible and targeted training on a changing array of in-demand skills, e-learning might be just THE thing your company needs.
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Six Classroom Elements Learned from Zombie Films

Six Classroom Elements Learned from Zombie Films | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Zombie films offer a framework for understanding key elements of the learning process, including the need for a hook, collaboration, risk-taking, and more.
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Institutions must think broader when utilizing analytics

Institutions must think broader when utilizing analytics | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Data analytics has proven to be a powerful tool in a number of industries, and in higher ed, it has significant potential to help institutions streamline operations and improve experiences for students. But in using that data, colleges and universities must also be careful to also consider the underlying causes behind some of those numbers."

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Designers on acid: the tripping Californians who paved the way to our touchscreen world

Designers on acid: the tripping Californians who paved the way to our touchscreen world | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"ext time you drag a document across your desktop and put it in a folder, spare a thought for acid. Organising your files might not seem like a psychedelic experience now, but in 1968, when Douglas Engelbart first demonstrated a futuristic world of windows, hypertext links and video conferencing to a rapt audience in San Francisco, they must have thought they were tripping. Especially because he was summoning this dark magic onto a big screen using a strange rounded controller on the end of a wire, which he called his 'mouse'."

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Teachers on Twitter: why you should join and how to get started

Teachers on Twitter: why you should join and how to get started | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Thanks to inspiring and generous teachers on the social media site, my passion for the job has been renewed
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3 ‘Knowns’ in Learning Science—and How to Apply Them in Practice

3 ‘Knowns’ in Learning Science—and How to Apply Them in Practice | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The key to unlocking a brighter future for students lies within the understanding and application of learning science. As a data scientist and edtech developer, I believe our job is not about inventing the next shiny digital device; it’s about improving education outcomes for students, and doing so demonstrably and empirically with research."

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Google Lens is Google’s future

Google Lens is Google’s future | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"If you want to know where Google is headed, look through Google Lens. The artificially intelligent, augmented reality feature seemed to generate the most interest at Google’s developer conference that wrapped up Friday. Of all announcements, it best encapsulated what Google’s transition to an “AI first” company means.

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Minecraft: Education Edition’s Code Builder Helps Teach Science Standards

Minecraft: Education Edition’s Code Builder Helps Teach Science Standards | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Updates to the game-based learning tool make state-required curriculum more creative.
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How To Create Next Generation eLearning

How To Create Next Generation eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know how to Create Next Generation eLearning? Check everything you need to know about how you can Create Next Generation eLearning.
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OER: Free Is Good

OER: Free Is Good | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Open educational resources are free digital materials you can use with your students. Here are some ways to find them.
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6 Digital Tools To Engage Students

6 Digital Tools To Engage Students | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
6 Digital Tools To Engage Students by Rachelle Poth Are you looking for some new ways to keep students engaged through the end of the school year? Here are 6 tools that I have found to be quite helpful as this school year winds down.
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Brace yourselves: AI is set to explode in the next 4 years

Brace yourselves: AI is set to explode in the next 4 years | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A new report predicts that artificial intelligence (AI) in the U.S. education sector will grow 47.5 percent through 2021.
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Is writing education vital to emerging technology?

Is writing education vital to emerging technology? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
In a computer-driven world, it seems that writing still plays a critical role in education and beyond.
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Using a Flipped Classroom Approach and Just-in-Time Teaching to Engage Students

Using a Flipped Classroom Approach and Just-in-Time Teaching to Engage Students | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Course gets redesigned using the flipped classroom model and Just-in-Time-Teaching techniques that promote the use of class time for more active learning.
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Tech disciplines require employees with better writing skills

Tech disciplines require employees with better writing skills | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The push for STEM innovation and global competitiveness led to an almost desertion of writing education in schools, leading to graduates who can barely put together a report. However, there is an increasing push around the importance of liberal arts subjects to success in tech fields, as major companies begin seeking more liberal arts graduatesto fill their coffers."

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Video, Closed-Captioning, and Flipped Classroom Helps ESL Students Thrive

Video, Closed-Captioning, and Flipped Classroom Helps ESL Students Thrive | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Teaching ESL students & keeping them engaged and motivated presents unique challenges. Instructor Bill Fricker has elevated student engagement to new levels
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Ransomware attack hero condemns 'super-invasive' tabloids

Ransomware attack hero condemns 'super-invasive' tabloids | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"He inadvertently halted the global spread of the international ransomware attack and will donate thousands of pounds of his reward money to charity, but Marcus Hutchins, the security expert labelled the “accidental hero”, has said his “five minutes of fame” have been “horrible”.

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The Tech-Savvy Educator: 6 Areas Of Development

The Tech-Savvy Educator: 6 Areas Of Development | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"These are truly incredible times to not only be a learner but an educator as well. The access to information we have is unlike anything we’ve had before. And the tools we have to create a learning environment where all students can succeed are ever increasing. While these are incredible times, it can be quite daunting as an educator to look across this ever-changing technology landscape and feel unprepared."

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Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research

Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence research benefits from diversity, inclusion, and cross-disciplinary thinking. Meet 20+ women leading innovation and promoting diversity in the AI industry.
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The next looming battle in the tech world will be based around digital assistants

The next looming battle in the tech world will be based around digital assistants | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Like Google Assistant, which is moving to iOS to take on Siri, digital assistants may completely devalue the platforms they run on.
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Colleges, universities now have tech to automatically make course content accessible

Colleges, universities now have tech to automatically make course content accessible | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Major company’s accessibility solution now available to assist instructors and institutions in increasing the accessibility of online course content.
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