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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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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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Guide: Creating great courses with iTunes U

Guide: Creating great courses with iTunes U | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Since returning from the Apple Distinguished Educator Institute, I have been developing my use of two apps in particular. I've recently blogged about one of these apps, iBooks Author, but the secon...
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I don't know why Apple doesn't just turn iTunesU into a full blown LMS already.

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What can educators expect from iOS 9?

What can educators expect from iOS 9? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
With the announcement today of an Apple Special Event scheduled to take place on September 9th 2015, rumours have been making the rounds on the Internet for months as to what new products we can ex...
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Game-based platform targets college prep, exams

Game-based platform targets college prep, exams | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Naviance Test Prep is a new online learning platform that is intended to make test prep engaging and personalized for students.
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Analytics programs show 'remarkable' results — and it's only the beginning

Analytics programs show 'remarkable' results — and it's only the beginning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Purdue's Course Signals program uses data to track student engagement and performance, providing early warnings if they get off-course.
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Will tech solve teacher shortages?

Will tech solve teacher shortages? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Proponents say blended learning classrooms can scale the work of effective teachers and save money.
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How Storytelling Can Improve Your eLearning Courses

How Storytelling Can Improve Your eLearning Courses | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Having trouble engaging your learners? Stories can improve your eLearning courses, not only making then more instructionally effective but also more engaging.
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Coursera Raises Nearly $50 Million for Expansion

Coursera Raises Nearly $50 Million for Expansion | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Online education platform Coursera continues to expand its offerings with $49.5 million in fundraising and ambitious plans for a global future.
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Should Teachers Use Twitter? This Flowchart Says Probably

Should Teachers Use Twitter? This Flowchart Says Probably | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Should Teachers Use Twitter? This Flowchart Says Probably
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Apple Wanes as Chromebooks Gain Education Market Share

Apple Wanes as Chromebooks Gain Education Market Share | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Chromebooks' ease of use and friendly price point are helping Google to gain market share in the education market as Apple plateaus.
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Achieving Student Success Through Gamification

Achieving Student Success Through Gamification | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
To improve retention and outcomes for Pell grant students, Ball State University developed a mobile app that uses gamification to incentivize positive activity outside the classroom.
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6 concerns students have about MOOCs

6 concerns students have about MOOCs | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
New qualitative research reveals students may know more about MOOCs than institutions think; have concerns on reliability.
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Myths and Realities of Online Training

Myths and Realities of Online Training | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Despite the prevalence of online training, many myths about this method of delivery remain.
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Readers’ Definitions of Ed-Tech Buzzwords: Confusion and Skepticism Continue

Readers’ Definitions of Ed-Tech Buzzwords: Confusion and Skepticism Continue | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"Professors, administrators, and ed-tech vendors don’t always speak the same language when it comes to talking about experimental approaches to teaching and research. Terms like “flipped classroom” and “digital humanities” get thrown around a lot these days, but different people often mean different things by them. And some people still don’t know what they mean, despite their buzzword status."

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E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)

E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21) | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
We’re going to take a look at how Blooms taxonomy can be 'flipped', so that learners are actively involved in knowledge construction from the outset.
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Help! Should I tell my boss I'm getting an online MBA?

Help! Should I tell my boss I'm getting an online MBA? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Kate Drane told her employer about her grad school plans in order to get partial tuition reimbursement. Otherwise, she says, ”I might not have told them.”
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A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
With 55 percent of all teens on social media witnessing cyberbullying via that medium, and with 95 percent of those youngsters who witnessed bullying on social media choosing to simply ignore the behavior, K-12 districts are growing increasingly concerned about the impact that such activities can have on their students.
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Minecraft makes its mark as a teaching tool

Minecraft makes its mark as a teaching tool | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
The popular video game has found a place in classrooms as a way to teach problem-solving and creativity.
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These 10 trends are shaping the future of education

These 10 trends are shaping the future of education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Innovation in the space likely won't create an all-new landscape, but it will be markedly different.
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Students Like MOOCs, But Say They're Not Same as Classes

Students Like MOOCs, But Say They're Not Same as Classes | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Students are more accepting of MOOCs than in the past and laud flexibility, but they say a lack of credit and interaction harm their mission.
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Cook Touts ConnectEd, Says Students Deserve Great Education

Cook Touts ConnectEd, Says Students Deserve Great Education | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook lauded the success of the White House's ConnectEd project as he reiterated Apple's commitment to improving education.
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Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom

Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom
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A Quick Overview Of Four Instructional Design Models

A Quick Overview Of Four Instructional Design Models | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
If you’re new to eLearning, then understanding and employing the best Instructional Design Models from the beginning is crucial to your success.
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Biggest cloud challenge? Hint: It's not the technology

Biggest cloud challenge? Hint: It's not the technology | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As universities migrate enterprise applications to the cloud, change management—not technical challenges—is proving to be the biggest hurdle of all.
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Needs Assessment vs. Needs Analysis

Needs Assessment vs. Needs Analysis | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
This excerpt from Needs Assessment for Organizational Success briefly explains why a needs assessment is not a needs analysis. What's more, you need an assessment before you can conduct your analysis.
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The Power Of Personalization In eLearning

The Power Of Personalization In eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Applying personalization presents eLearning content to the individual rather than the group. Here we look at the power of Personalization In eLearning.
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