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Survey: Students Crave Immediate Feedback in the Classroom -- Campus Technology

Survey: Students Crave Immediate Feedback in the Classroom -- Campus Technology | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
A new study from McGraw-Hill Education sheds light on the importance of data analytics and adaptive learning tools.
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Study finds that nearly 100 percent of preschoolers are using mobile devices

Study finds that nearly 100 percent of preschoolers are using mobile devices | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
It used to be that we would put our kids in front of the TV when we needed to get things done, but with the plethora of smartphones and tablets, it’s no surprise that most toddlers and preschoolers have shown a growing interest for those devices as well. A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics online edition shows that nearly 50 percent of  kids under the age of one are using a mobile device for 20 minutes per day, and nearly 80 percent by the time they reach two years old. Related: P
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5 Charts That Explain the Gender Pay Gap - The Fiscal Times

5 Charts That Explain the Gender Pay Gap - The Fiscal Times | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
That women earn 78 cents for every dollar made by a man is a much-cited statistic, but

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Sorry this isn't 'weird' but it's a series of well done graphs which explain gender pay gap very well.   Some of the conclusions are actionable if you are on the low side of that pay gap and want to change it.

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How a College of Staten Island shuttle bus increased diversity

How a College of Staten Island shuttle bus increased diversity | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Made it easier for students of color to commute
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Chrome Cube Lab: A Chrome Experiment

Chrome Cube Lab: A Chrome Experiment | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Push your knowledge of the third dimension and enjoy a series of experiments that reimagine the magic of the Rubik’s Cube®.
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A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instruction...

Of the many eLearning theories that influence the practice, three of them are used by professionals on a daily basis. | Mobile Learning
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Analytics tool adds crime risk statistics and mapping - Business Insurance

Analytics tool adds crime risk statistics and mapping - Business Insurance | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Analytics tool adds crime risk statistics and mapping
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SecurityGauge crime data adds crime risk statistics and maps.
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Exploring the Use of Massive Open Online Courses for Teaching Students with Intellectual Disability

by Rodrigo Laiola Guimarães and Andrea Britto Mattos, Assets ‘15 In this paper, we report on a qualitative study that investigates the impact of using a popular Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to complement the vocational training of students...
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Game Based Learning In Action Video (Gamification)

The Game Based learning models the real working environment setting. By combining active participation and controlled variables, the learners are fully ...
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Educational Technology for the Global Village Worldwide Innovation and Best Practices

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Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology Third Edition AECT Series

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Microsoft Scraps Unlimited OneDrive Storage and Cuts Its Free Offering

Microsoft Scraps Unlimited OneDrive Storage and Cuts Its Free Offering | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced that it’s scrapping its unlimited OneDrive cloud storage plan which it launched last year, as well as introducing a lower cap on its free offering, too.
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This Man Invented a Font to Help People With Dyslexia Read

This Man Invented a Font to Help People With Dyslexia Read | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Why has no one thought of this before?
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How Drug Companies Game the Placebo Effect - Daily Beast

How Drug Companies Game the Placebo Effect - Daily Beast | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Randomized controlled trials are supposed to be the gold standard of drug testing—but companies can easily tweak the system in their favor.

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This is scary in that it affects the health and pocketbooks of all of us.  It's probably legal but unethical and shows how some senior leaders suspend morals for money.    It also shows the need for 'forensic data specialists.

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Molecules in Minecraft - University of Hull

Molecules in Minecraft - University of Hull | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Discover a Minecraft world of molecules and chemical history.
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NASA just saw something come out of a black hole for the first time ever

NASA just saw something come out of a black hole for the first time ever | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know that black holes typically suck things in, not spew things out. But NASA just spotted something mighty strange at the supermassive black hole Markarian 335.
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Minecraft used to teach children molecular chemistry - BBC News

Minecraft used to teach children molecular chemistry - BBC News | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Undergraduates at Hull University have created a new Minecraft world to teach molecular chemistry to schoolchildren.
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Where Are The Cool Rap Songs About Math? Within Students

Where Are The Cool Rap Songs About Math? Within Students | ANALYZING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY | Scoop.it
Math teachers assign all kinds of activities to apply academic skills to the real world. At Willard Middle School in Berkeley, California, Robert MacCarthy (Mr.
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Sometimes a Feel-Good Documentary About Young Coders Is Just What You Need

There’s a lot of uncertainty about the future of women and minorities in the tech industry, but I think there’s one thing we can all agree on. This documentary about young women competing to win a Google prize for their apps is pretty damn uplifting.
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Save PDF versions of websites to your Dropbox with a new update

The popular Dropbox app has just been updated to version 4.1 with the addition of some nice new features.
First up, the Save to Dropbox extension has been made even better.
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5 Lessons Worth Learning About E-Portfolios

By Dian Schaffhauser, THE Journal
The University of Alaska Anchorage shares best practices from its institution-wide electronic portfolio implementation and new approaches to gain rapid traction among faculty and students.
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Gamified Learning Centre in Action (Gamification)

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