Tony Bates: "The August 2014 edition of the Australian-based journal, Distance Education (Vol.35, No. 2.), is devoted to new research on MOOCs. There is a guest editor, Kemi Jona, from Northwestern University, Illinois, as well as the regular editor, Som Naidu. The six articles in this edition are fascinating, both in terms of their content, but even more so in their diversity. There are also three commentaries, by Jon Baggaley, Gerhard Fischer and myself."
Learning to Teach Online MOOC Class Suggested Resources - Google Sheets on Exploring Online and Blended Learning curated by Jenny Smith (Learning to Teach Online MOOC Class Suggested Resources - Google Sheets http://t.co/geVkkOprLO)...
Google expands education apps The Nation A million students, teachers already benefit from tech giant's cloud-based initiative; another 4,000 schools now set to participate (Do you have an idea for an #educational app?
Google is opening up its Google Maps Gallery service with an expanded array of historical and contemporary maps, as well as tools for students and educators that will allow them to create and edit their own maps.
Image Credit: AppleImagine a fitness tracker like a Fitbit, Up, or Misfit Shine on every person on the planet. Imagine all that data flowing up into an anonymized cloud-based platform. Imagine connecting that with health data from medical sensors.
Possibilities with this application for research and development in medicine would be huge
"Designing a textbook or lecture with the average student in mind may sound logical. But L. Todd Rose, who teaches educational neuroscience at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, argues that doing so means that the lesson is designed for nobody."
One of the most inspirational and practical talks I have come across, a must watch!
By Abhijit Bhaduri and Bill Fischer Changing mindsets begins with you! The only mind you can be sure of changing is your own, and the only way that you can demonstrate this mindset change is through your behaviors.
Makes sense, I can actually see some of the characteristics around me
"As a teacher, you may think slick production is the way to go in building engaging learning videos, but data out of MIT's edX shows that variables within your control (and budget!) have more of an impact. I'm going to display two different types of video lessons and I want you to consider which one would lead to higher student engagement:"
Thank you, am glad that you have busted the myth of fancy videos!
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.