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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. Each keystroke, comprehension quiz, peer-to-peer forum discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed and, most importantly, absorbed.

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Can anyone catch Khan Academy? The fate of the U in the YouTube era | KurzweilAI

Can anyone catch Khan Academy? The fate of the U in the YouTube era | KurzweilAI | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Salman Khan (credit: Khan Academy)

 

Traditional American universities are suddenly running scared of YouTube, Xconomy reports, along with Vimeo, 5min, iTunes U, TED and the Internet Archive.

Without YouTube, Sal Khan and Khan Academy could never have reached his 4 million unique viewers a month with their 3,200 videos, viewed 170 million times.


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Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

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We have devised an interactive curriculum aimed to support teachers of secondary students (approximately ages 13-17). The curriculum helps educate students on topics like:

- YouTube’s policies

- How to report content on YouTube

- How to protect their privacy online

- How to be responsible YouTube community members

- How to be responsible digital citizens

We hope that students and educators gain useful skills and a holistic understanding about responsible digital citizenship, not only on YouTube, but in all online activity.

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Some Handy Tools For You Tube | Digital Learning Environments

Some Handy Tools For You Tube | Digital Learning Environments | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Many districts are realizing the potential that YouTube learning can have in the classroom. There are lots of great videos and channels out there on 1000's of topics. I have put together a list of some of my favorite tools to use with YouTube. Some are for the creation end, while some are for the consumption end. Overall they hopefully will give you a good start on getting more out of your favorite video service.

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TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed | Lessons Worth Sharing | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Peter Norvig: The 100,000-student classroom - Video on TED.com

TED Talks In the fall of 2011 Peter Norvig taught a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence at Stanford attended by 175 students in situ -- and over 100,000 via an interactive webcast.

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YouTube Curriculum A Great New Service from Google to Educators

YouTube Curriculum A Great New  Service from Google to Educators | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Google has recently launched a great new service geared towards education. This is called YouTube Curriculum and is designed to help students learn about digital citizenship ( I will soon post a guide on  digital citizenship here).

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10 Great YouTube Tips Every Educator should Know about

10 Great YouTube Tips Every Educator should Know about | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

This post covers some of the must know tips and tricks about YouTube that teachers can use to make maximum benefit from YouTube.

Educational Technology and Mobile Leaning has dedicated an entire section to how teachers and educators can leverage the power of this video platform in education, and from time to time we will add up to this section to make it more resourceful. 


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17 Free YouTube Tools Every Teacher should Know about

17 Free YouTube Tools Every Teacher should Know about | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"YouTube is undoubtedly the top video website online. The stats I have recently read are really amazing; 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute with over 3 billion pageviews per day. It also has thousands of channels ranging from technology to Laugh and Gags. Given the important of YouTube as a primary source of video content, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has dedicated a whole section to reviewing educational tools and tips teachers and students can use to maximize their benefit from YouTube. In this regard, I have selected some of the popular tools I have already reviewed here and compiled them in a list that is handy for any teacher or educator to check whenever time permits."

 

KF:  Many if these tools allow you to focus student attention on specific parts of the video content, others provide ways to improve the video experience - another way of raising the level of engagement.

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