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A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor

A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OERs), massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the benefits and challenges of online learning, perhaps the most important issues concern how technology is changing the way we teach, and - more importantly - the way students learn. For want of a better term, we call this 'pedagogy.' What is clear is that major changes in the way we teach post-secondary students are being triggered by online learning and the new technologies that increase flexibility in, and access to, post-secondary education."

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Elizabeth E Charles's curator insight, April 26, 2013 9:08 AM

Useful overview of online learning and the impact on traditional pedagogy

Roberto Ivan Ramirez's comment, April 26, 2013 11:49 AM
pedagogía emergentes que orienten las aplicaciones tecnológicas en las aulas escoalres y universitarias
Brad Ovenell-Carter's curator insight, April 26, 2013 11:57 AM

I like this sober assessment. It moves beyond both the breathless predictions and harsh criticisms of the first round of discussions on education.

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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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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...
Helen Teague's curator insight, June 2, 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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Quit Telling Me to Get off My Phone. I have “Device Dependency”

Quit Telling Me to Get off My Phone. I have “Device Dependency” | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Just because adults want kids to put away their mobile devices, doesn’t mean there is something wrong with the kids (or you!). Every parent and teacher who has kids of the cell phone age-limit (how old do kids have to be to get a phone? 10? 12?) knows that kids are often glued to their […]
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10 tips to improve your visual design skills and visual literacy for non-designers

10 tips to improve your visual design skills and visual literacy for non-designers | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
10 tips to help non-designers to create better visual designs such as presentations and infographics. Learn how to improve your visual design skills.
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With increased video use comes greater copyright concerns for higher ed

With increased video use comes greater copyright concerns for higher ed | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of individuals on any given campus produce video, often adding graphics, still photos, audio clips, and stock footage to round out their own material.
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How online education could narrow the global skills gap

How online education could narrow the global skills gap | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Business leaders and educators are turning to new technologies to fill jobs and train workers.
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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country shared their favorite teaching apps.
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Cheryl Hunter's curator insight, Today, 7:58 AM

There's a nice variety on this list - definitely a good starting point!

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Visual Design is More Than Skin Deep

Visual Design is More Than Skin Deep | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Instructional Design Guru Connie Malamed explains effective visual e-learning design and its correlation to positive learner impact.
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3 tips for training teachers in innovation

3 tips for training teachers in innovation | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Changing school models and tech-savvy students demand more training, administrator participation.
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Blackboard Debuts 'New Learning Experience' Platform

Blackboard Debuts 'New Learning Experience' Platform | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Blackboard, a stalwart of online course software, has redesigned its platform to make the student user's experience more streamlined and useful.
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I will remain cautiously optimistic. Who Knows, maybe this time they will get it right.

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What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Watching a colleague achieve her fitness goals using a tracker has caused me to revisit the power of formative assessment as a learning tool.
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The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources

The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
You’ve probably heard about Open Educational Resources & may have used some. The world of OERs is growing constantly, with more resources available daily.
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Developing a $10 Digital Textbook

Developing a $10 Digital Textbook | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Purdue University is reducing textbook costs with a digital publishing platform that can deliver interactive content to any device.
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Training Faculty for Mobile Learning

Training Faculty for Mobile Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"With all the emphasis on BYOD and student success with mobile devices, the faculty side of the picture is often downplayed, or not addressed at all. In order for mobile devices to work in the classroom, the person standing at the head of the class must be as up-to-date as the tech-savvy students facing him or her – and that usually involves some level of training."

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What Will Your eLearning Salary Be Like In 5 Years? 6 Factors To Consider - eLearning Industry

What Will Your eLearning Salary Be Like In 5 Years? 6 Factors To Consider - eLearning Industry | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The eLearning Salary Forecast: Check 6 Factors That May Affect Your Future eLearning Salary. What Will Your eLearning Salary Be Like In 5 Years?
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How can we approach live online learning to ensure good practice?

How can we approach live online learning to ensure good practice? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
With the advancement of technology the benefits of delivering some learning and marketing through webinars and live online learning have become clear over recent years. There are cost savings for o...
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As broadband demands increase, districts find inventive workarounds

As broadband demands increase, districts find inventive workarounds | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Just 63% of school districts meet industry standards for broadband capacity. How can they fix that?
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Carts Before Horses: Growth in Online Learning for Students, but Who Will Teach Their Instructors?

Carts Before Horses: Growth in Online Learning for Students, but Who Will Teach Their Instructors? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
With contributing authors Dr. Donna Murdoch, Penn GSE VOLT instructor & Cat McManus, Penn GSE Doctoral Candidate From early learning to high school, college, professional education, and beyond, can the landscape of for-credit online higher education become more competitive? We think the market is significantly  saturated at this point. We don’t need [...]
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School saves 150 failing students with quickie online courses

School saves 150 failing students with quickie online courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Flushing HS put 150 flunking students in quickie online “credit recovery” courses and pressured teachers to reverse failing grades to boost a lower-than-50 percent graduation rate, a stunning inter...
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A Teacher’s Guide to Wikipedia

A Teacher’s Guide to Wikipedia | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Many students start their research process on Wikipedia. Not because they’re being defiant, but because the site comes up first in many online searches.
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What's trending in higher ed IT?

What's trending in higher ed IT? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Security, personalized services for students, and collaboration between IT and other departments make the list of trends to follow in the upcoming school year.
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Blackboard owners reportedly seeking $3B sale

Blackboard owners reportedly seeking $3B sale | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
According to Reuters' sources, the private equity firm has hired Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp to oversee the sale.
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Interesting development... I knew they had been losing market share for some time. I wonder if they think the slide is irreversible.

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Dennis Swender's curator insight, Today, 11:37 AM

Interesting development... I knew they had been losing market share for some time. I wonder if they think the slide is irreversible.

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9-Point Checklist for the Perfect eLearning Course Design

9-Point Checklist for the Perfect eLearning Course Design | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
9 essential design tactics that will magically transform ho-hum eLearning courses into scintillating works.
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Where Does Innovative Teaching Come From?

Where Does Innovative Teaching Come From? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The survey asked faculty to identify practices and procedures that advance and hinder innovative teaching. An atmosphere of collaboration is essential.
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'Flipped Museum' Pilot Upends Traditional Field Trip Model

'Flipped Museum' Pilot Upends Traditional Field Trip Model | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The North Carolina Museum of Art is applying the "flipped classroom" model, in an effort to better engage students.
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Connecting Learners With a Digital Ecosystem

Connecting Learners With a Digital Ecosystem | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Jackson State University's cyberlearning project combines ubiquitous iPads for students with faculty training, a revamped curriculum and digital textbook development.
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A Cloud Solution for Teachers Craving More Mobility at School

A Cloud Solution for Teachers Craving More Mobility at School | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Districts deploy tools and strategies to deliver cloud-based services to teachers and students.


The four-school district that serves 1,850 students has taken advantage of cloud capabilities mostly for student management, the financial and human resources system, special education, district email and mass communication systems available from the local New York State Boards of Cooperative Educational Services."

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