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4 Ways To Make Digital Portfolios With Students

4 Ways To Make Digital Portfolios With Students | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
There are a slew of free ways to make digital portfolios with students and for students. These are some of our favorites!
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Our online EdTech students use a variety of social media tools for their e-portfolios, including Wordpress, Blogger, Weebly, and PBWorks.

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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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Dept of Ed to Fund Study on Online Course Effectiveness

Dept of Ed to Fund Study on Online Course Effectiveness | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The US Department of Education wants more research on the effectiveness of online courses after a recent examination of community college classes.
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Not all online learning courses are the same. I hope they won't try to put all online courses into a single basket.

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Turnitin Launches Automated Writing Grading Service

Turnitin Launches Automated Writing Grading Service | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Turnitin, famous for detecting online plagiarism, has launched Turnitin Scoring Engine to help teachers grade and evaluate writing automatically.
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Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies

Digital game-based learning levels up digital literacies | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Digital literacies and digital game-based learning (DGBL) are both concepts that have emerged in the educational arena since digital technologies have become all pervasive in every aspect of society.  With mobile technologies continuing to develop, games are being used more and more by people of all generations and schools are realising that there is some potential for adopting digital games into the formal setting for learning (Beavis, 2012; Arnab et al., 2012).  Digital literacies have been recognised as necessary for successful participation in all aspects of life..."

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Do Your Kids Need to Learn to Code? YES! But Not for the Reasons You Think

Do Your Kids Need to Learn to Code? YES! But Not for the Reasons You Think | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"So, exactly why do kids need to learn to code? Grant Hosford, CEO at codeSpark, shares his personal and profession stories of why."

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6 Marketing Tips To Promote Your eLearning Courses

6 Marketing Tips To Promote Your eLearning Courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Looking for Marketing Tips to Promote your eLearning courses? Check the 6 Marketing Tips To Promote Your eLearning Courses!
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EdLeadership Trends: Social Media, Technology & Professional Development

EdLeadership Trends: Social Media, Technology & Professional Development | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
This article will talk about prominent educational leadership trends that are changing leadership in schools.
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The Importance of Informal Learning

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"When it comes to learning, most of today’s technology and methodology is centered around formal programs. This can include an elearning initiative at a company, curriculum for live classroom training, and everything in between."

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How To Create Memorable Online Training Courses: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals

How To Create Memorable Online Training Courses: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
6 Tips to Create Memorable Online Training Courses for eLearning professionals. Check how to Create Memorable Online Training Courses to find out more!
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Q&A: Principal Speaks Out on the Power YouTube Can Have on Schools

Q&A: Principal Speaks Out on the Power YouTube Can Have on Schools | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
One of EdTech’s Top 50 bloggers of 2015 has a powerful strategy for engaging kids with YouTube videos.
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Study: Online Courses Less Effective at Community Colleges

Study: Online Courses Less Effective at Community Colleges | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
California community college students complete online courses at a lower rate than traditional courses and receive lower grades, a new study shows.
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Not all online courses are the same. If you broke them down by the degree of interactivity and teacher presence, I would wager that the courses where students and faculty experience high levels of interactivity will exhibit better student outcomes.

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What Disruption? Online Education and the Status Quo

What Disruption? Online Education and the Status Quo | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The problem with today's MOOCs is their elite pedigree and top-down approach to online education.
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Five Ways to Win Over your Subject Matter Experts

Five Ways to Win Over your Subject Matter Experts | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Learn to manage your Subject Matter Experts in the best possible way with these five tips.
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How Students Uncovered Lingering Hurt From LAUSD iPad Rollout

How Students Uncovered Lingering Hurt From LAUSD iPad Rollout | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Los Angeles' iPad program was a debacle for many reasons, but one that's less talked about is the effect on students.
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Report: Personalized Tech-Based Learning Can Be a Reality

Report: Personalized Tech-Based Learning Can Be a Reality | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A report comprised of over 100 educators' and experts' insights outlines how education technology can lead to real personalized learning.
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Bringing integrity to online credits

Bringing integrity to online credits | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
At the end of the exam, each student will receive an Integrity Score and instructors will get a report showing those scores.
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The pros and cons of getting a degree online

The pros and cons of getting a degree online | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Three objective pros and cons to help you make an informed decision.
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The End of the Big Test: Moving to Competency-Based Policy

The End of the Big Test: Moving to Competency-Based Policy | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
By Tom Vander Ark - Assessment pilots and innovations zones will soon replace the frustration surrounding NCLB and end of year tests.
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Reasons Why Students Need An IT and Computing Degree

Reasons Why Students Need An IT and Computing Degree | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
With growing demand for IT and Computing degrees, more and more globally-leading organizations are now recruiting trained and qualified IT professionals.
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Pricing Your Online Courses

Pricing Your Online Courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"One of the hardest things to do when selling online is to determine your ideal price. In fact, picking a price that maximizes your profit but doesn’t place you out of the market is more of an art than a science."

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5 Handy Tools for the One-man eLearning Show

5 Handy Tools for the One-man eLearning Show | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Here to assist you on your one-man (or woman) eLearning show is a toolbox of small yet enormously helping apps and websites for your everyday tasks.
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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

50 Alternatives To Lecturing | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"As teachers, when we lecture, we have the best of intentions. We have a concept we want the class to understand, so we stand and explain it to them. We give them background. Offer details. Anticipate and pre-empt common misconceptions. Illuminate the more entertaining bits. Emphasize the nuance."

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Edudemic’s Question of the Month

Edudemic’s Question of the Month | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Implementing new technology in the classroom can be difficult. Teachers need time to explore and understand the technology before using it in the classroom.
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New Free E-book- A Product of 15 Years of E-learning Excellence

New Free E-book- A Product of 15 Years of E-learning Excellence | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"What does it take to create the perfect eLearning course? How can you deliver wonderful experiences to your online learners? What are the aspects you need to focus on to develop a highly effective course that leaves your people spellbound? To find out, download the eBook 116 Proven E-learning Design and Development Tips below."

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Writing with Clarity for Effective Instructional Design

Writing with Clarity for Effective Instructional Design | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 29, 2:23 PM

Get more helpful writing tips for instructors!...You can never have too many writing tips!

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7 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your eLearning Courses (Plus 25 Solutions)

7 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your eLearning Courses (Plus 25 Solutions) | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Here are the traits of a bad eLearning course that you should steer clear of.
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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, May 29, 1:03 PM

Some good things to remember here. I think the first one "Be Dull and Boring" is perhaps the most important. 

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 29, 2:21 PM

So, you when go to the trouble and effort to build an e-Learning course why not make it one that people will love?

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 31, 11:11 AM

C'est intéressant de ne pas commettre les quelques erreurs. Surtout que cela m'est déjà arrivé. La solution est toujours de bien trier dans le contenu qu'on utilise.