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Why 21st century education is not just about technology

Why 21st century education is not just about technology | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Our district, like many others, has been having lots of conversations about '21st Century Education' and what it means for us. There are many books and articles written on the subject, but I think the big picture tends to get lost in the discussion, particularly at the local level. When one speaks of '21st Century Learning,' many people just assume it means adding iPads or other technology into the classroom. It’s much more than that, and actually speaks to a complete rethinking of the very structure of schooling."

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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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How mLearning Benefits Online Education

How mLearning Benefits Online Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know some significant mLearning Benefits? Check some of the most significant mLearning Benefits that make this trend the norm in eLearning.
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Digital Pedagogy: Education, Then Technology!

Digital Pedagogy: Education, Then Technology! | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know why the lack of Digital Pedagogy is the cause of failure of applying technology in education? Check some thoughts about Digital Pedagogy.
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7 Dos And Don'ts Of Mobile Learning

7 Dos And Don'ts Of Mobile Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to create effective mobile learning for your corporate learning experiences? Check 7 key Dos And Don'ts Of Mobile Learning.
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Training Millennials: 7 Things You Should Do Right Now

Training Millennials: 7 Things You Should Do Right Now | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Give your eLearning courses a Millennial spin with these tips.
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How IBM’s Watson and Cognitive Computing can Impact Education and Outcomes

How IBM’s Watson and Cognitive Computing can Impact Education and Outcomes | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Had IBM Returned to the Halcyon Days of Offering a Technology-Enhanced Tomorrow That Will Improve the Lives of Many? Watson says, “Yes”. When I was a kid, IBM represented the exciting, science-enabled, techno-future of a SciFi nerd’s dreams. Everyone I knew was aware of
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Chromebooks are on the rise, but Windows reliance remains

Chromebooks are on the rise, but Windows reliance remains | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Sixty-two percent of K-12 schools support Chromebook initiatives, and 22 percent of those schools use Chromebooks as a primary classroom device.
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Merging Pedagogy & Instructional Game Design

Merging Pedagogy & Instructional Game Design | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Gamification and game-based learning are here to stay. Learn how you can merge these approaches with your traditional instructional design principles.
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Developing a Section 508 Compliant E-learning Course

Developing a Section 508 Compliant E-learning Course | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"E-learning allows for learning without the barriers of time and place. It is a given that it should be accessible by everyone. Everyone includes the differently abled learners too. In fact, most governments have Acts in place that ensure people with disabilities have access to websites. One of these is the US government’s Section 508 which mandates the creation of inclusive and equally accessible website content."

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The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions

The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
While programs like Kickboard, PBIS World, and ClassDojo can help track and identify student behavior issues, so can lower-tech practices like focused observation, simplified reporting, and team input.
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How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing

How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
English teachers are finding hands-on interdisciplinary approaches for teaching literature that get kids empathizing with characters and excited to show off
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10 Benefits of Online Learning

10 Benefits of Online Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
If you think classroom training is hard work, you might be interested in the benefits of online learning. There's loads, but here are 10 to get you started.
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Prior Knowledge as an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning

Prior Knowledge as an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Prior knowledge helps us make sense of new ideas and information. But when that prior is incomplete, confused or flawed, it can create barriers to learning.
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Episode PA010: Preparing Your Online Course

Episode PA010: Preparing Your Online Course | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges of teaching online is staying organized. This podcast explains how a course prep checklist can keep everyone on the same page.
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Benefits of Integrating Technology in Classrooms Infographic

Benefits of Integrating Technology in Classrooms Infographic | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Benefits of Integrating Technology in Classrooms Infographic It is certain that as we advance further into the 21st century, technology is becoming more an
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4 Top eLearning Development Trends To Look Out For

4 Top eLearning Development Trends To Look Out For | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know what eLearning Development Trends you need to look out for? Check the 4 top eLearning Development Trends you need to look out for.
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Study: Teacher social media use varies by age, region

Study: Teacher social media use varies by age, region | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Front Row Education surveyed teachers about social media use and found some striking differences among those of different age brackets and those who live in different areas of the country, as well as a clear break in personal versus professional use."

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5 Tips to Interact Successfully With Professors, Students in Online Courses

5 Tips to Interact Successfully With Professors, Students in Online Courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
In the digital age, it's easy to access information on classmates, but it's important to respect their privacy.
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How this state is turning its virtual teachers into online learning experts

How this state is turning its virtual teachers into online learning experts | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A certification program is creating a new generation of online learning savants. How are they doing it?
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10 Tips for Improving Retention with Online Learning

10 Tips for Improving Retention with Online Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Improve knowledge retention in your training programme by actively engaging your learners and create learning that truly sticks!
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360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"360 degree videos are making great headway globally, across social media platforms, video channels, industries, and just about anywhere else videos can be used. Giving viewers a heightened viewing experience of high definition, spherical videos, this technological marvel has, of late, become massively compelling."

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Is Mobile the Right Solution?

Solution Analysis and Discovery So you’ve had all the correct discussions with all the right people including HR, IT and Legal. You discussed all the relevant topics including the ones in our last post, and you feel confident your company is onboard to support your mobile initiative. Congratulations! You made it through the first gate …
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Why Making Is Essential to Learning

Why Making Is Essential to Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
At the heart of making is the idea that all students are creators, and hands-on learning plays a key role in maker education.
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Integrating Virtual Reality into Our Classrooms – Is it Worth It?

Integrating Virtual Reality into Our Classrooms – Is it Worth It? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As technology becomes a staple in classrooms around the world, the viability of using Virtual Reality is questioned. How can we use it and is it worth it?
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3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools

3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Creative and fun "maker spaces" are popping up in more schools. But administrators and teachers face big hurdles if they want them to be a sustainable part of the curriculum.
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Report: Students’ tech use remains infrequent

Report: Students’ tech use remains infrequent | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Students' use of digital tools and other learning technologies remains relatively sporadic, according to a new study.
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