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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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Artifact: What is the Effect of Technology Training for Teachers on Student Achievement? | David Wees' ePortfolio

Artifact: What is the Effect of Technology Training for Teachers on Student Achievement? | David Wees' ePortfolio | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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Dispelling Myths About Blocked Websites in Schools | MindShift

Dispelling Myths About Blocked Websites in Schools | MindShift | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"... here are six surprising rules that educators, administrators, parents and students might not know about website filtering in schools."

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Top 10 Signs That Your Teacher Is A Geek

To help you unearth the technology elite in your school, here are the top 10 signs that your teacher is a geek:...
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Textbooks Finally Take a Big Leap to Digital

Textbooks Finally Take a Big Leap to Digital | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Education publishers are planning for a future where many school books are read online or via a portable electronic device.
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WiFi may damage sperm quality: Study 

WiFi may damage sperm quality: Study  | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
A team of scientists found that placing drops of semen from healthy men under a laptop connected wirelessly to the Internet kills or maims the little swimmers.
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18 educational apps that put the 'smart' into smartphone

18 educational apps that put the 'smart' into smartphone | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
A list of useful app designed to help you increase your intelligence and brush up on old skills.
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Undercover Probe Finds Lax Academic Standards at Some For-Profit Colleges - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Undercover Probe Finds Lax Academic Standards at Some For-Profit Colleges - Government - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis | Upside Learning Blog

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis | Upside Learning Blog | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

A quick SWOT analysis for Mobile Learning (mLearning), discussing its current weaknesses, potential threats, inherent strengths, and future opportunities.

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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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Anoka-Hennepin teachers write their own online textbook, save district $175,000 | The Republic

MINNEAPOLIS - The new textbooks in Michael Engelhaupt's statistics class at Blaine High School are kind of cheap and won't last long, but he doesn't mind. After all, he wrote them.
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Why the Facebook Group My Students Created for Themselves is Better than the Discussion Forum I Created for Them.

Why the Facebook Group My Students Created for Themselves is Better than the Discussion Forum I Created for Them. | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Since 2004 I've created a website of some kind for each class, with a discussion board - a place where students can ask questions or make comments on our class any time of day or night and get a re...
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How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Fewer than 25% of students know how to perform a "reasonably well-executed search" of web information. This inforgraphic shares a few essential Google search tips and tricks.
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Participating in professional learning networks | United Federation of Teachers

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For-Profit Certification for Teachers in Texas Is Booming

For-Profit Certification for Teachers in Texas Is Booming | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Online, for-profit alternative certification programs for teachers are becoming more common in Texas despite little more than anecdotal evidence of their success.
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10 Beneficial Facebook Pages For Educators To Check Out | Emerging Education Technology

10 Beneficial Facebook Pages For Educators To Check Out | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
A selection of Facebook Pages providing resources and dialogue focused on education and instructional technologies.
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Education Week: States, Districts Move to Require Virtual Classes

Education Week: States, Districts Move to Require Virtual Classes | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
But the new graduation requirements raise concerns about the equity of access to online learning tools and the technological costs of supporting such measures.
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Social Bookmarking And Curation: Pinterest, Pearltrees, GimmeBar | Business 2 Community

Social Bookmarking And Curation: Pinterest, Pearltrees, GimmeBar | Business 2 Community | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
The web has gotten so big and so social that regular bookmarking has become practically useless.
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5 Ways Higher Education Is Leveraging Mobile Tech

5 Ways Higher Education Is Leveraging Mobile Tech | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Every college kid has a fixed gaze on a smartphone 24/7, so why not use that to your school's advantage?
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