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Goal Ball!!!

I haven't done a blog in a few weeks because I have been so busy with work and Camp Abilities Michigan. I went to a Goal Ball Tournament today at Warren Mott High School. At the event I was lucky enough to see some amazing athletes. I met a great group of female VI athletes as well. They call... http://elearningfeeds.com/goal-ball/
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Distance Education Readiness Assessments: An Overview and Application

by Carolyn Gascoigne & Juliette Parnell, OJDLA With the rise in online and hybrid courses at the post-secondary level, many institutions are offering various online learning readiness assessments to students who are considering these instructional formats. Following a discussion of the... http://elearningfeeds.com/distance-education-readiness-assessments-an-overview-and-application/
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From Needs Assessment to Communities of Practice for Online Continuing-Education Programming

by Alaina Feltenberger Beaver, Fenimore Johnson, Caroline Sinkinson; OJDLA This study identifies the professional development needs of instructors teaching online using quantitative and qualitative methods. Twenty-six participants from a convenience sample at the University of Colorado,... http://elearningfeeds.com/from-needs-assessment-to-communities-of-practice-for-online-continuing-education-programming/
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UTEP to launch more online degrees

by Lindsey Anderson, El Paso Times More University of Texas at El Paso degree programs will be available online next year through a partnership with an private publishing company. UTEP is now accepting applications for the 13 online degree programs it has developed with international educational... http://elearningfeeds.com/utep-to-launch-more-online-degrees/
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Do You Run From Difficulty Or Do You Embrace It?

This is one of the best TED Talks I have seen pertaining to students and a GROWTH MINDSET. Enjoy Happy Holidays http://elearningfeeds.com/do-you-run-from-difficulty-or-do-you-embrace-it/
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Interview: Ewan McIntosh author of "How To Come Up With Great Ideas and Actually Make Them Happen"

I met Ewan McIntosh a few years back at an ISTE conference. I remember him telling me that he... http://elearningfeeds.com/interview-ewan-mcintosh-author-of-how-to-come-up-with-great-ideas-and-actually-make-them-happen/
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Contact Your Entire Class Quickly with Gmail Groups

Contacting entire classes of students with gmail is quick and easy when you create a contact group for each of your classes. This action was a request from a group of teachers that I work with, and I’m sure other teachers are wanting to email classes, too. One way to do this is to set up... http://elearningfeeds.com/contact-your-entire-class-quickly-with-gmail-groups/
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Episode 29 Trends for 2014: A Year in Review

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during 2014 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). We observed two major categories of trends during 2014. The first category was design, cognition, and learning theory. We observed in this category a... http://elearningfeeds.com/episode-29-trends-for-2014-a-year-in-review/
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Balancing Authenticity with Marketing Goals to Drive Customer Service

Chris Frascella is the Content Director at Velaro Inc., where he is responsible for promoting the improved performance & advancements of live chat software. Before joining the Velaro team, Chris was integral in the continued advancement & marketing of outcomes-oriented, case management ... http://elearningfeeds.com/balancing-authenticity-with-marketing-goals-to-drive-customer-service/
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My Gingerbread Man Story

In 2013, I wrote my own version of The Gingerbread Man. I also created a simple activity to go with it where students are provided space to illustrate the story on each page to match the meaning of the text. Twelve vocabulary words are boldface typed within the story with definitions provided in... http://elearningfeeds.com/my-gingerbread-man-story/
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Google vs Apple in Education

Google vs Apple in Education | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Who would have thought it? Google now have an impressive number of apps available on the iOS App Store which can help, support and enhance learning. Of the 32 available that are optimised for iPad, I can easily see there being use for most of them in a learning space, and that doesn’t... http://elearningfeeds.com/google-vs-apple-in-education/
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Transmedia Literacy: Expanding the Media Literacy Frontier [Rutledge]

Transmedia Literacy: Expanding the Media Literacy Frontier [Rutledge] | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Transmedia Literacy: Expanding the Media Literacy Frontier — from div46amplifier.com by Pamela Rutledge, PhD, MBA; Director, Media Psychology Research Center Adjunct Faculty, Fielding Graduate University Excerpt: Media literacy is an increasingly pressing issue for media psychologists and... http://elearningfeeds.com/transmedia-literacy-expanding-the-media-literacy-frontier-rutledge/
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Reflections on “Trend: Campuses moving from online to On-Demand” [Stansbury]

Reflections on “Trend: Campuses moving from online to On-Demand” [Stansbury] | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Trend: Campuses moving from online to On-Demand — from ecampusnews.com by Meris Stansbury Management expert discusses why the future for college campuses is on-demand, not just online Excerpt (emphasis DSC): IT experts are calling it a super storm of forces that’s changing the way a campus ... http://elearningfeeds.com/reflections-on-trend-campuses-moving-from-online-to-on-demand-stansbury/
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Merry Christmas! Luke 2:1-40

Merry Christmas!  Luke 2:1-40 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
  Merry Christmas all!   From Luke 2:1-40 The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own t... http://elearningfeeds.com/merry-christmas-luke-21-40/
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Exploring the Relationship between Military Service and Performance in Online Classes

by Guy H. Downs & Dorothy K. McAllen, OJDLA Universities have witnessed the consistent growth of increased college-level distance education programs with 32 percent of all students having taken at least one online course (Allen & Seaman, 2013). Key to this continued growth, however, is... http://elearningfeeds.com/exploring-the-relationship-between-military-service-and-performance-in-online-classes/
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Using Games in Online Education: Is it a Winning Strategy?

by Phu Vu, Sherry R. Crow, Scott Fredrickson; OJDLA This study examined the impact of adding game elements on students’ performances in an online learning setting. Two intact online graduate level course sections were chosen for this study. Each course sections had 18 students. The results of t... http://elearningfeeds.com/using-games-in-online-education-is-it-a-winning-strategy/
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Our Library's Sixth Annual Keiki Christmas Storytelling Hour -- A Winter Wonderland of Fun!

Our Library's Sixth Annual Keiki Christmas Storytelling Hour -- A Winter Wonderland of Fun! | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
My little group of student readers selected a Winter Wonderland theme for our library's sixth annual Keiki* Christmas Storytelling Hour, the last stop for the children at the Alumni Keiki Christmas Party.Oh what fun it was! ☃ 4 student readers and the librarian, with some o... http://elearningfeeds.com/our-librarys-sixth-annual-keiki-christmas-storytelling-hour-a-winter-wonderland-of-fun/
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What MOOCs Teach Us

by Daphne Koller, Technology Review One early prediction about MOOCs was that they would undermine or even replace the traditional college education—an idea we at Coursera never endorsed. And it hasn’t happened—only 15 percent of our current learners are college age. How do we create an educa... http://elearningfeeds.com/what-moocs-teach-us-2/
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Guest Blog: How to teach all students to think critically

Peter Ellerton is a Lecturer in Critical Thinking at The University of Queensland All first year... http://elearningfeeds.com/guest-blog-how-to-teach-all-students-to-think-critically/
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Joy to the World!

Joy to the World! | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Joy that will be for all people: Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Thank you for visiting Edutech for Teachers and most importantly, for being part of my edtech professional ... http://elearningfeeds.com/joy-to-the-world/
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Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design

Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Instructional design is certainly not an easy business. Having been in the learning, training and development industry for more than 27 years, I can assertively say so. Instructional designers shoulder the important responsibility of sugar-coating the critical learning content in such a manner... http://elearningfeeds.com/your-ticket-to-great-instructional-design-2/
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8 Ways to Develop an E-Learning Mindset

8 Ways to Develop an E-Learning Mindset | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
E-Learning is the use of electronic media such as videos, audios, presentations and online content created using the effective use of technological tools in learning and teaching. Although there are various linguistically restrictive terms for E-Learning (for example, Computer Based Instruction,... http://elearningfeeds.com/8-ways-to-develop-an-e-learning-mindset/
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$3 Million Up For Grabs in Grants and Scholarships for Teachers AND Students!

H&R Block Budget Challenge Teachers, Take the H&R Block Budget Challenge and get free lessons plans, posters, games and WIN BIG! The H&R Block Budget Challenge is a fantastic program for high school teachers and students. Personal finance is so important for... http://elearningfeeds.com/%ef%bb%bf3-million-up-for-grabs-in-grants-and-scholarships-for-teachers-and-students/
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Social Media and the Digital Scholar [Beckingham]

Social Media and the Digital Scholar [Beckingham] | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Social Media and the Digital Scholar — from Sue Beckingham; with thanks to Tom D’Amico (@TDOttawa) for his Scoop on this           http://elearningfeeds.com/social-media-and-the-digital-scholar-beckingham/
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Romans 11:33-36

Romans 11:33-36 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Romans 11:33-36 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!     How unsearchable his judgments,     and his paths beyond tracing out! 34 “Who has known the mind of the Lord?     Or who has been his counselor?” 35 “Who has ever given to God,     that God should repay them?” 36 ... http://elearningfeeds.com/romans-1133-36/
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Quinn-Thalheimer: Tools, ADDIE, and Limitations on Design

Quinn-Thalheimer: Tools, ADDIE, and Limitations on Design | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
A few months back, the esteemed Dr. Will Thalheimer encouraged me to join him in a blog dialog, and we posted the first one on who L&D had responsibility to.  And while we took the content seriously, I can’t say our approach was similarly.  We decided to continue, and here’s the s... http://elearningfeeds.com/quinn-thalheimer-tools-addie-and-limitations-on-design/
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