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Rewards of Role Reversal: Teachers Learn, Students Teach | MindShift

Rewards of Role Reversal: Teachers Learn, Students Teach | MindShift | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"All too often, schools find that they’ve invested heavily in education technology only to see these tools unused or classroom instruction unchanged...

 So the district devised a program to help teachers and students take full advantage of the tech resources by turning to an under-utilized but incredibly valuable resource: its students."

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Free Technology for Teachers: Best of the Web 2011 - Vyew

"Vyew is an online presentation tool that does not require you to download anything and can be used for free with up to 10 participants."

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Experiments in digital grading - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Experiments in digital grading - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"At some point during this semester, I became convinced that I simply must move away from paper when dealing with student work. Why? Here are a few reasons:"

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Digital Learning Day is February 1, 2012!

Digital Learning Day is February 1, 2012! | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"Technology has changed the way we do everything from grocery shopping, to listening to music, and reading books. It’s time to take action to leverage this potential with more innovative uses of technology in our nation's schools to ensure every student experiences personalized learning with great teaching."

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First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week!

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Schools add Internet etiquette, safety to coursework

Schools add Internet etiquette, safety to coursework | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Schools across the USA are adding coursework focused on Internet privacy, cyberbullying and electronic plagiarism.
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Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile Mashable Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile | The top source for social and digital news

Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile Mashable Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile | The top source for social and digital news | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

The days of mutual exclusivity between traditional learning tools and social networks are numbered. 

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21 Signs You’re a 21st Century Teacher

21 Signs You’re a 21st Century Teacher | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Are you a 21st Century Teacher? Find out! PLUS if you can help me add to my list you may win a special $200 prize.
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Why Google Is The Most Important Learning Tool Ever Invented | Fast Company

Why Google Is The Most Important Learning Tool Ever Invented | Fast Company | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Author and education prognosticator Tom Vander Ark on making education more more valuable and more relevant (even in search terms).
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Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning: mLearning in Africa

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning: mLearning in Africa | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"Recently I had a chance to talk to a speaker at e-Learning Africa 2011 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Vinod Ganjoo is an e-learning enthusiast who works as Senior Manager - e-learning Business Development at Harbinger."

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Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog

Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning | Upside Learning Blog | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones.
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Most Impactful Education Technologies (Survey Results, Part Two) | Emerging Education Technology

Most Impactful Education Technologies (Survey Results, Part Two) | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Further examining educator's technological preferences and commentary.
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Infographic: Digital Education and The Cloud | CloudTweaks.com - Cloud Computing Community

Infographic: Digital Education and The Cloud | CloudTweaks.com - Cloud Computing Community | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Infographic: Digital Education and The Cloud Source: http://www.knewton.com...
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Build a Private Social Network for Your College With Student Life Network

Build a Private Social Network for Your College With Student Life Network | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Student Life Network is a free private student social network.
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YouTube reinvents itself with massive relaunch

YouTube reinvents itself with massive relaunch | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
YouTube is rolling out a complete overhaul of its site Thursday that includes a new emphasis on channels as well as a completely redesigned homepage.
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5 awesome alternatives to a traditional classroom blog

5 awesome alternatives to a traditional classroom blog | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"Blogging is still an excellent educational activity for your students. It provides opportunities for them to develop writing skills as well as an outlet for creative thinking. However, if the "traditional blog" is losing its appeal but you still want your students to focus on writing, we've got a few alternatives to the classroom blog for you."

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Colleges' latest thrust in learning: Video games

Colleges' latest thrust in learning: Video games | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Nationwide, pockets of college faculty have been adding video games to their courses as a way to stimulate learning.
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BYOT pilot program wildly successful at Sullivan South

BYOT pilot program wildly successful at Sullivan South | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"When it comes to using technology in the classroom, some Sullivan South High School students are helping teach the teachers."

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8 Million Americans Found Their Current Job On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

8 Million Americans Found Their Current Job On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
8 Million Americans Found Their Current Job On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]...
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Alternative Assessment Using Web-based Tools

Are papers and exams the best way to measure student learning for your course?
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Digital Learning Enrollment Triples: U.S. Department of Education

Digital Learning Enrollment Triples: U.S. Department of Education | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
The digital revolution has officially hit America's classrooms.
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The Hindu : Cities / Bangalore : Exploring the possibilitiesof m-learning

The Hindu : Cities / Bangalore : Exploring the possibilitiesof m-learning | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"The world has already seen e-learning through personal computers and the Internet.

 

M-learning may just be an additional service which enables institutes to use their students' cellphones as a tool to impart education."

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New Course-Management Software Promises Facebook-Like Experience - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

New Course-Management Software Promises Facebook-Like Experience - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"Three University of Pennsylvania students who recently dropped out to start an upstart course-management system today unveiled their software, called Coursekit, after having raised more than $1-million in venture capital.

 

The trio, frustrated with the systems offered by universities, such as Blackboard, decided to team up and design their own online course platform, which emphasizes social networking and an easy-to-use interface."

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The Education Technologies That Educators Believe Can Have The Biggest Impact On Student Learning (Survey Results) | Emerging Education Technology

The Education Technologies That Educators Believe Can Have The Biggest Impact On Student Learning (Survey Results) | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Survey results indicate several specific technologies as those that we should be investing in and focusing on if we want to effectively leverage technology in...
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Kevin Carey: A Much-Needed Challenge To Low-Quality Universities | The New Republic

Kevin Carey: A Much-Needed Challenge To Low-Quality Universities | The New Republic | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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