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Does the Flipped Classroom Really Accomplish its Goals?

Does the Flipped Classroom Really Accomplish its Goals? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
One teacher rushed to embrace the flipped classroom model -- and then realized upon reflection that it wasn't necessary.
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If done properly, the flipped classroom concept can work. And to do it properly requires a lot of time and effort.

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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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Drora Arussy's comment, June 6, 2013 1:31 PM
This is really helpful in helping me stay on top of what's out there and how people are using it. Thank you
Surapon Boonlue's comment, July 5, 2013 5:11 PM
Well i want to know to research in social media in your country
burlysand's comment, September 24, 2013 3:45 AM
Thats amazing...
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Ask these questions before using technology in the classroom

Ask these questions before using technology in the classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"We have a lot of technology floating around our classrooms these days. And while that can be, and is, a good thing given our digital age, we often find that our technology-related efforts aren’t paying off for us quite as we’d hoped."

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3 Hallmarks of Well-designed E-learning Courses

3 Hallmarks of Well-designed E-learning Courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Forget training and eLearning. Did you ever think what you really mean by a good design? Try to think about the term ‘good design’ comprehensively. For this, imagine and think about something that has been well-designed and approved by everyone. Else, hold this elegant design and consider the following things to define a ‘good design’."

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Mobile Learning: 6 Steps to Make a Successful Start

Mobile Learning: 6 Steps to Make a Successful Start | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The rapid proliferation of mobile devices is compelling the corporate world to adopt mLearning. According to Towards Maturity, 70% of organizations are planning to implement mLearning in the next two years."

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Student-Built App Gamifies Learning

Student-Built App Gamifies Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Packed with goal-oriented learning tools, the iAchieveODU mobile app helps students manage their studies and find the information they need to succeed.
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Leaders discuss taking online learning from an alternative to a “must”

Leaders discuss taking online learning from an alternative to a “must” | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Advocates say going online in higher-ed allows for educator collaboration, competitive advantage.
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3 considerations for the device-agnostic class

3 considerations for the device-agnostic class | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A look at what it takes to develop a BYOD initiative that incorporates device-agnostic lesson plans, content, and collaboration tools.
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Research: Young Students Learn Better with Mix of Virtual and Real Worlds

Research: Young Students Learn Better with Mix of Virtual and Real Worlds | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Young learners do up to five times better when instruction combines the real world with the virtual world. That's the finding from Carnegie Mellon University, where researchers came up with a test to figure out how technology could best contribute to learning.
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Interactive eLearning: A Key Component In Online Course Development

Interactive eLearning: A Key Component In Online Course Development | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
There is no doubt that Interactivity is a key component in eLearning. Here are a few tips to remember when Developing Interactive eLearning Experiences.
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8 ways technology is revolutionizing education (with examples)

8 ways technology is revolutionizing education (with examples) | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Technology is helping students to learn in ways we could never imagine before. Here are eight ways that tech is revolutionizing education.
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Online Education: Silver Bullet or Runaway Train?

Online Education: Silver Bullet or Runaway Train? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Is online education the silver bullet that will kill major global education problems? Or is it a runaway train with gigantic issues of its own–issues far too imposing to be solved in the foreseeable future?"

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5 Tips For Mentoring New Freelance Instructional Designers

5 Tips For Mentoring New Freelance Instructional Designers | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Freelance instructional designers often painfully pay their dues while feeling inadequate. Help new team members be successful with effective on-boarding.
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‘Ninja’ Tricks To Personalize ELearning

‘Ninja’ Tricks To Personalize ELearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Despite all of the great advantages of elearning, people aren’t always fond of it. Many prefer live instruction because of the interaction that comes with being in a classroom setting. If live instruction isn’t possible, then it isn’t uncommon for people to pursue webinars. In other words, there is an isolation factor to elearning that has to be addressed."

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Nelly Renard's curator insight, May 23, 4:45 AM

Don't forget to add a “human” element to elearning – something that is often missing today in online courses.

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What Does ‘Personalized Learning’ Look Like?

What Does ‘Personalized Learning’ Look Like? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"An education blog whose authors believe there’s too much hype around “personalized learning” technology has posted a series of video case studies about the trend, hoping to help get beyond overheated rhetoric."

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Accreditation Standards and Best Practice for Distance Education

Accreditation Standards and Best Practice for Distance Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
While some may perceive accreditation standards to be an unconquerable mountain of red tape, this article presents the alternate viewpoint that standards for online education are thoughtfully designed to assist in establishing best practices, thereby enhancing both the quality and delivery of online programs. Highlighting the collaborative process by which the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) establishes and reviews its standards for allied health schools, the author suggests that accreditation agencies are there to support educators, and not to be feared by them.
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Creating Better E-learning: 7 ID Standards to Checkout

Creating Better E-learning: 7 ID Standards to Checkout | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"E-learning courses are used extensively by companies to equip their staff members with the needed knowledge and skills. According to Ambient Insight, global self-paced eLearning market reached the $49.9 billion mark in 2015, registering a compound annual growth rate of approximately 9.2% over a five year period."

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Using Twitter For eLearning: 8 Pros and 6 Cons To Consider

Using Twitter For eLearning: 8 Pros and 6 Cons To Consider | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Using Twitter For eLearning: What eLearning professionals should know! 8 pros and 6 cons on How To Use Twitter For eLearning!
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A Simple DIY Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes

A Simple DIY Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A professor and former dean of performance excellence at San Antonio College uses Excel data to inform his instruction and achieve better learning outcomes for his students.
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Where is scholarship headed in the digital age?

Where is scholarship headed in the digital age? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Two academics sound off on what open access really means in higher-ed today, and where the future of scholarship is headed.
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4 Ways Digital Tech Has Changed K-12 Learning

4 Ways Digital Tech Has Changed K-12 Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Digital technology has taken the world by storm — particularly in the past decade. It makes sense that this trend would have an impact on K-12 learning because there is nothing in modern American society that digital technology has not touched. While the names of the mobile applications and computer programs may change, there are some foundational ways that technology has already changed the face of education forever. Here are four examples.
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6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning

6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Wondering how to Engage Passive Learners In eLearning? Check the 6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning.
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Barbara Monica Pérez Moo's curator insight, May 24, 9:04 AM

Aplicarlos puede ayudarnos a bajar el índice de deserción de los cursos on line.

Eunice Sari's curator insight, May 24, 10:34 PM

Teachers should understand to the characteristics of Gen i so they can adapt their teaching approach to engage them more effectively.

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"Online Learning Gives you Something Different” Says Student accepted into All 8 Ivy Leagues

"Online Learning Gives you Something Different” Says Student accepted into All 8 Ivy Leagues | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A US student who studied one of his subjects entirely online has been accepted by all eight of American’s Ivy League schools.
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10 useful tools for assessment with tech

10 useful tools for assessment with tech | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Technology gives students lots of options for demonstrating their learning via assessments. Here are 10 tools to empower them.
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3 Ways Teachers Are Using Social Media to Engage Students

"The battle between teachers and social media accounts for student attention has been one in which teachers seem quite likely to lose. High schools have banned phones, established site blocks, and multiple other strategies to reduce student abilities to gain access to the internet during class time. However no matter what hurdles faculty put up, students teach themselves ways to get around them."

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4 Ways To Apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning

4 Ways To Apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How to apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning. Check 4 Ways that eLearning Professionals can use to apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning.
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When Your Online Course Is Put Up for Adoption

When Your Online Course Is Put Up for Adoption | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Jennifer V. Ebbeler always knew that somebody else would end up teaching her online Roman-history course. But that didn’t make giving it up any easier."

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