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Six Ways to Get Your Online Students Participating in the Course

Six Ways to Get Your Online Students Participating in the Course | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Have you ever worried about the level of participation in your online courses? Perhaps you have difficulty encouraging students to interact with one another, or maybe you find student responses to be perfunctory. Surely there must be a way to encourage the kinds of participation that really supports learning."

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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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K–12 Schools Embrace Anytime, Anywhere Learning

K–12 Schools Embrace Anytime, Anywhere Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Districts go beyond reconfiguring classrooms and prepare students to take their learning mobile.
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Librarians: Information literacy is a must-have skill

Librarians: Information literacy is a must-have skill | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals how librarians hope to expand their roles in developing patrons' information literacy skills--essential skills in today's workforce.
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Extending the Shelf-Life of Your Instructional Videos: Six Common Pitfalls to Avoid

Extending the Shelf-Life of Your Instructional Videos: Six Common Pitfalls to Avoid | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Video is a wonderfully visual medium that opens up new opportunities for teaching and learning. Here's how to extend the shelf-life of your course videos.
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E-learning and Adult learning: The five key assumptions of andragogy

E-learning and Adult learning: The five key assumptions of andragogy | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Knowles built his andragogical model on a number of assumptions about the way adults learn, and kept refining it. I have seen versions with one more and one less assumption, but his 1984 paper, Androgogy in action (Knowles, S.M., 1984) he settled on these five, which we will look at now..."

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Online Course Providers Put Their Money Where Their MOOC Is

Online Course Providers Put Their Money Where Their MOOC Is | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Massive open online courses (MOOCs), which universities within the U.S. and across the world offer as a means to earn credit without physically sitting in a classroom, became more popular and more expensive in 2016."

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eLearning Localization: The Global Phenomenon Of eLearning Courses

eLearning Localization: The Global Phenomenon Of eLearning Courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The internet has opened up a whole world of possibility where business is concerned, and eCommerce is the key to any successful business enterprise. The rise of online business has created many new and exciting industries, not least of which is eLearning. The rise of eLearning has naturally led to a boom in eLearning localization services, but it is the global appeal of eLearning that is making localization not only possible, but highly relevant."

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5 ways data analytics education is advancing

5 ways data analytics education is advancing | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A new report tracks how data analytics programs are expanding and changing at four-year and two-year universities across the nation.
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Survey finds children are going online at younger age

Survey finds children are going online at younger age | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A new survey has found that children are starting to use the internet from a younger age.
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Its true. My grandson was searching for videos on YouTube before he could even write. I was shocked when he was able to spell tsunami.

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Why Video is a Must-Have for Your Mobile Learning Strategy

Why Video is a Must-Have for Your Mobile Learning Strategy | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Here are the reasons why learning leaders should make video an integral part of their mobile learning strategy.
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Districts share lessons learned from 1:1 device initiatives

Districts share lessons learned from 1:1 device initiatives | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Strong network infrastructure and careful app selection and management have contributed to successful 1:1 device initiatives in school districts in Illinois, California and North Carolina."

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4 years later, Harvard and MIT offer review of MOOCs

4 years later, Harvard and MIT offer review of MOOCs | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Harvard University and MIT have released a report on what they've learned in the four years since the launch of massive online open courses in 2012, which the schools say have served more than 2 million users."

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How To Gamify Your Classroom

How To Gamify Your Classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"It’s no secret that people of all ages and backgrounds enjoy video games. In fact, over 3 billion hours a week are dedicated to playing video games worldwide. This widespread popularity makes it an ideal choice for integrating into the classroom, a process called gamification. But, just because people know that gamifying education has benefits, figure out exactly how to do so isn’t always as easy. To help teachers figure out how to bring the motivating principles of video games into the traditional learning experience here is some guidance on how to gamify your classroom."

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Navigating the Changing Landscape of K–12 Classrooms

Navigating the Changing Landscape of K–12 Classrooms | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
School districts are updating their classrooms to match their modern technology.
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How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs by Jackie Gerstein For specific training and professional developmen
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Are wearable devices destined to flop in education?

Are wearable devices destined to flop in education? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A new study sheds light on adoption rates of wearable devices as experts share the potential they have for data-informed instruction.
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Classroom Technology: What's New For 2017?

Classroom Technology: What's New For 2017? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Cutting edge teachers will want to ensure that they're up to date on all the latest innovations so their students learn with the best technology of 2017.
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The Role Of Graphic Design In eLearning Design

The Role Of Graphic Design In eLearning Design | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Graphic design plays a critical role in the success of eLearning courses. This article discusses 4 reasons why it is important to use graphic design in eLearning, plus some places to explore should you need help finding a graphic designer."

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Transforming The Teacher: From Speaker To Digital Guide

Transforming The Teacher: From Speaker To Digital Guide | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Much has been said about transforming the teacher: From a conceptual point of view, teachers stop being the ones giving knowledge in a masterful lecture in the classroom, and they become the guides to their students in an active learning process."

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How our elementary school got a tech makeover

How our elementary school got a tech makeover | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
By keeping an open mind about how to solve a budget shortage, our school scored brand-new digital projectors and displays.
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ZDNet: The 4 tech trends that will shape 2017

ZDNet: The 4 tech trends that will shape 2017 | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The real story behind AI is automation, the Internet of Things platform eludes us, the smartphone holds out for the big one, and virtual reality becomes less virtual and more reality.
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Delivering courses online: a setup guide

Delivering courses online: a setup guide | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"For colleges and universities seeking insight on the technical aspects of creating space for online open courses, Campus Technology offers insight on how to secure equipment and course design."

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K-12 districts expand 'digital first' initiatives, skip textbooks

K-12 districts expand 'digital first' initiatives, skip textbooks | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Districts in North Carolina, Arizona, Texas, Maryland and Pennsylvania are among those embracing a digital-first mindset that makes digital devices the primary tool of instruction over textbooks and forces a shift in the role of tech leaders along the way."

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The Higher Ed Learning Revolution: Tracking Each Student's Every Move

The Higher Ed Learning Revolution: Tracking Each Student's Every Move | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
More colleges and universities are exploring how to better use the trove of data they're collecting on their students to improve teaching and learning.
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How Screens Turn Kids Into "Digital Addicts"

How Screens Turn Kids Into "Digital Addicts" | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"When it comes to kids and technology, even the most tech-savvy parents proceed with caution, some even going as far as to enroll their children in technology-free schools. Some people on this list include Larry Page (the founder of Google), the late Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos (the man who started Amazon) and Jimmy Wales (the creator of Wikipedia)."

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