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Case study: How 20 high school students ignited a social media success

Case study: How 20 high school students ignited a social media success | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"This is a story to inspire even the grumpiest social media naysayer. If a group of 20 senior high school students can get their heads around social media marketing in the space of a couple of weeks, contribute to a marketing strategy, and help slash an annual marketing budget by over 70 percent whilst delivering improved results, just think what you could do if you let your people loose to explore their own creativity!"

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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 10:31 AM
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 2:11 PM
Well i want to know to research in social media in your country
burlysand's comment, September 24, 2013 12:45 AM
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Top 5 Problems with Technology in Education Today

Top 5 Problems with Technology in Education Today | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Technology has been used in most schools since the ‘90s (remember CD-ROMS?), but it still has some hiccups. We weigh in on some of the most problematic.
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Becoming an Instructional Designer - What does it take?

Becoming an Instructional Designer - What does it take? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Becoming an Instructional Designer? Learn the top Instructional Design competencies needed to become a successful Instructional Designer.
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Should EdTech Have An Animal Mascot?

Should EdTech Have An Animal Mascot? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Sometimes, I’m flat out overwhelmed with the amount of information available on the internet. I generally feel this way as I’m sifting through Tweets, articles, and emails relating to education and edtech topics that might be of interest to Edudemic readers. If we’re being realistic, edtech occupies only a teeeeeny corner of the internet. While …
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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learn
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Laura Saavedra's curator insight, July 9, 2:43 PM

Are you a visual learner as well? I think I am!

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4 reasons why online assessments aren't there yet

4 reasons why online assessments aren't there yet | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Can digital tools accurately assess highly-personalized and creative student works? A new report finds there are still obstacles to online assessments.
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How the millennial culture is driving change in higher education

How the millennial culture is driving change in higher education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Millennials are in search of learning tools beyond their books. They’re looking for greater engagement than traditional textbooks have provided in the past.
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Sloan Consortium Changes its Name to Online Learning Consortium

Sloan Consortium Changes its Name to Online Learning Consortium | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The Sloan Consortium, an influential champion of online learning that grew out of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s early interest in the topic, is changing its name and will now be known as the Online Learning Consortium. In keeping with the times, it announced the change in both a traditional news release and a colorful infographic."

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5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Inspiration and best practices merge into fun, effective learning as one teacher describes what she and her students discovered during their school's first 1:1 year with iPads.
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6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning

6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Would you like to boost learning. Check this article to find out 6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning.
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What Happens When Tech-Savvy Teens Help Cyberseniors?

What Happens When Tech-Savvy Teens Help Cyberseniors? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"In school settings, teachers are older than students. Thus, there is always much discussion around the concept of what’s changed since the teacher was the student’s age, and what that means for education. We look at generational differences between multiple generations. We talk about the future of education: Is it mostly STEM based? Is it all digital?"

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elearn Magazine: Evaluating Interactive Learning Content in an eLearning Environment

elearn Magazine: Evaluating Interactive Learning Content in an eLearning Environment | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Researchers in the educational domain generally believe promoting interaction between teacher and learner and between learner and educational content has a significant impact on the effectiveness of the educational process [1], especially when the interaction is catalytic for the learner's capabilities of exploration and conclusion [2]."

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7 Tips To Create an Effective Asynchronous eLearning Strategy

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Ηow do you integrate an asynchronous eLearning approach into your eLearning course? Check the 7 Tips To Create an Effective Asynchronous eLearning Strategy.
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From Mars to Minecraft: Teachers Bring the Arcade to the Classroom

From Mars to Minecraft: Teachers Bring the Arcade to the Classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Teachers have found many different ways of using digital games in the classroom. But what kind of games are these students playing? And how are teachers incorporating them in the classroom?
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7 Tips To Choose Images And Graphics For Your eLearning Course

7 Tips To Choose Images And Graphics For Your eLearning Course | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How To Choose Images and Graphics for your eLearning Course. Check the 7 Tips To Choose Images And Graphics For Your eLearning Course to find more.
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How To Bake An eLearning Course

How To Bake An eLearning Course | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
It occurred to me that instructional design of an elearning course has similarities to baking a cake. Check the How To Bake An eLearning Course to find more
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Librarians: unsung heroes of the digital age

Librarians: unsung heroes of the digital age | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
There has been a substantial increase in students taking online college courses, changing significantly how modern learners access information, and librarians have adjusted to keep pace with an ever increasing demand for knowledge in the digital age.
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20 NEW facts about Flipped Learning in higher ed

20 NEW facts about Flipped Learning in higher ed | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
According to a 2014 research and case study review, there are roughly 20 new things higher education faculty and leaders should know about Flipped Learning.
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Op-ed: To ban or not to ban laptops in the classroom?

Op-ed: To ban or not to ban laptops in the classroom? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
From causing distractions to enabling a richer learning experience, professors are torn on whether or not to ban laptops in the classroom.
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In a MOOC Mystery, a Course Suddenly Vanishes

In a MOOC Mystery, a Course Suddenly Vanishes | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"A massive open online course on making sense of massive open online courses caused massive confusion when the course content was suddenly deleted and the professor started writing cryptic things on Twitter."

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A Working Model for Blended Learning in an Urban School

A Working Model for Blended Learning in an Urban School | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
After two years of blended learning, a low-performing high school became one of the country's best. Read about how they shifted the learning, teaching, and culture.
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Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid

Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Before develop your next online corporate training course, have a look at this list of the top 9 online corporate training mistakes that you should avoid.
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Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 8, 11:40 PM

These are traps we have to avoid.

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4 Reasons Why I Got Involved With the “Hour of Code” Movement

4 Reasons Why I Got Involved With the “Hour of Code” Movement | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Coding will significantly shape the landscape of education. Check 4 Reasons to be a part of the "Hour of Code" movement.
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Kool Oberlander's curator insight, July 8, 1:17 PM

Programmer perspective on why teaching code is important.

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7 Educational Platforms For Creating Online Course Content

7 Educational Platforms For Creating Online Course Content | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Creating online content isn’t just for teachers that teach exclusively distance courses. Putting some course content online can be useful in any type of blended learning scenario, or even just to have the information available to in-person students for their use as they need it throughout the year."

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Why Microlearning is HUGE and how to be a part of it

Why Microlearning is HUGE and how to be a part of it | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Why has Microlearning has blown up recently? Check this article to find out plus 5 Microlearning Commandments To Create You Own Microlearning!
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9 Tips To Give and Receive eLearning Feedback

9 Tips To Give and Receive eLearning Feedback | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
How to give and receive eLearning Feedback. Check the 9 Tips to help eLearning professionals give and receive effective eLearning feedback.
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