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New tool provides a school technology inventory for the common core

New tool provides a school technology inventory for the common core | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"A national inventory of educational technology is evolving as school districts try to determine what digital tools they have—and what they'll need—to deploy online testing for all students on common academic standards just a few years from now."

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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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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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3 ways to make classrooms more interactive

3 ways to make classrooms more interactive | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
To connect with today's interactive learner, look to these innovative strategies.
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The Internet of Things for Educators and Learners

The Internet of Things for Educators and Learners | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Given the rapid development of the Internet of Things, higher ed needs to identify its key characteristics and plan for its inevitable impacts. This article aims to help jumpstart campus planning for the Educators' and Learners' Internet of Things (ELIoT).
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How EdTech And Artificial Intelligence Help Transform Higher Ed And Online Learning

How EdTech And Artificial Intelligence Help Transform Higher Ed And Online Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
It’s already a given fact that education technology has the power to revolutionize education but with the integration of artificial intelligence, experts believed that it can give more benefits, especially in higher education and online learning.
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Finding a fit for wearable tech in education

Finding a fit for wearable tech in education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As smartwatches, wristbands, headsets and other wearable products become more sophisticated, expect to see classroom networks of these “ultramobile” devices interacting with each other and enabling students and teachers to share digital information as never before.
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5 Ways to Ensure Your Learning Is Relevant and Useful

5 Ways to Ensure Your Learning Is Relevant and Useful | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Make sure your learning venture is meeting learner and business needs by giving its production the right start. In this article, we share five tips to help you get to the heart of the problem you’re trying to fix and ensure your learning projects stay relevant. Our recent Elucidat articles provide guides on smartening up …
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Blended learning's evolution brings classrooms closer to 'School 2.0'

Blended learning's evolution brings classrooms closer to 'School 2.0' | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Schools across the country have moved to the next level of blended learning, turning to student-directed personalized work that matches pupils' needs and abilities, rather than simply combining online elements with face-to-face instruction."

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How to Succeed at Gamification for Corporate Learning

How to Succeed at Gamification for Corporate Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
In order to gamify eLearning courses successfully take these points into consideration before slapping on a point system and calling it a day.
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Higher Ed’s Augmented-Reality Ambitions Highlight Infrastructure Requirements

Higher Ed’s Augmented-Reality Ambitions Highlight Infrastructure Requirements | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities experimenting with augmented and virtual reality will have to rethink their current data center designs.
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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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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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Best Online EdD & Ph.D. Programs in Education

Best Online EdD & Ph.D. Programs in Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Learn what to expect when earning a doctorate in education, and find top schools offering online programs.
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The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) at UTRGV was ranked #8 in the nation by GradSource.com on their “Best Online EdD & Ph.D Programs in Education” The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley earned a first-place rank in affordability and prominence. Its graduate programs honor the teaching of best practices in education and the respect for cultural and linguistic diversity.

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Predictive Analytics: Nudging, Shoving, and Smacking Behaviors in Higher Education

Predictive Analytics: Nudging, Shoving, and Smacking Behaviors in Higher Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
With predictive analytics, colleges and universities are able to “nudge” individuals toward making better decisions and exercising rational behavior to enhance their probabilities of success.
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Online learning: 3 components of a great user experience

Online learning: 3 components of a great user experience | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The way in which learners encounter course content within a learning management system is just as important as what's being presented. This is referred to as the user experience or UX. There are 3 major components of UX that need to be in place to ensure learners are getting the most from online training, including: design, communication, and measurement."

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How IoT can change the game for education and learning

How IoT can change the game for education and learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The implementation of the IoT in the education industry with outright accountability can lead to improvement in learning processes
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Interaction with Digital Devices through Voice Commands

Interaction with Digital Devices through Voice Commands | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Sales executive Chris is on the way to meet his prospect. He intends to recheck the essential details to win the sales deal. At the very thought, he instantly talks to his mobile device, Hey! Mobi, can you tell me this? The mobile learning module is searched and the specific answer is voiced. All this happens within a minute, while Chris is driving his car, without touching his mobile device. Isn’t it amazing?"

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Three Tips to Avoid the “Dark Side” of Microlearning

Three Tips to Avoid the “Dark Side” of Microlearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Get three tips from instructional design, Ellen-Burns Johnson, to avoid the 'dark side' of microlearning.
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How to align academic offerings to meet workforce development needs

How to align academic offerings to meet workforce development needs | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"A new study from Indeed.com lists computer and information sciences, engineering, architecture, management, health professions and finance as the top areas which have high needs in hiring, and low areas where technology can replace human capital in the workforce."

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Internet of Things: Coming to Your Campus Soon

Internet of Things: Coming to Your Campus Soon | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Internet of Things technologies are already arriving on college campuses, bringing with them bandwidth, security and privacy concerns.
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Why Higher-Ed Needs to be More Like Amazon

Why Higher-Ed Needs to be More Like Amazon | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Competition drives demand for easy-to-use, integrated solutions, including hyperconvergence.
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