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Online education redefining schools - Video on mnsbc.com

Online education redefining schools - Video on mnsbc.com | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: Nationwide, 250,000 students are enrolled in virtual schools, up 40 percent in the last three years. NBC's Rehema Ellis reports.
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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities"

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PLNs: Tools of the trade

PLNs: Tools of the trade | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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Why Stanfords Free Online Education Experiment Is Booming - News - GOOD - StumbleUpon

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Stanford Opens Ten New Online Courses for Enrollment (Free)

Stanford Opens Ten New Online Courses for Enrollment (Free) | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it


This fall, Stanford launched a highly-publicized experiment in online learning. The university took three of its most popular computer science courses and made them freely available to the world.
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Getting The Most Out Of Student Blogging Assignments And Instructional Blogging | Emerging Education Technology

Getting The Most Out Of Student Blogging Assignments And Instructional Blogging | Emerging Education Technology | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Examining Instructional Blogging Efforts and Lessons Learned. Guest Post by Elaine Hirsch.
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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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10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning | Digital Learning Now

"The 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning was released at the 2010 Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform in Washington DC. During the fall of 2010, the Digital Learning Council defined the elements and identified the actions that need to be taken by lawmakers and policymakers to foster a high quality, customized education for all students. This includes technology-enhanced learning in traditional schools, online and virtual learning, and blended learning that combines online and onsite learning."

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Information Literacy Resources | November Learning

Information Literacy Resources | November Learning | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"In a world of information overload, it is vital for students to not only find information but also determine its validity and appropriateness. Our information literacy material demystifies the process of finding and validating online information. These vital skills are needed as students prepare for our global economy."

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The Gates Foundation's New Education Documentary to Incorporate Social Media

The Gates Foundation's New Education Documentary to Incorporate Social Media | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Get Schooled is a new feature documentary about the dropout epidemic in America's struggling school system.

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3 Tips for Teachers Using Social Media in the Classroom

3 Tips for Teachers Using Social Media in the Classroom | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Here are some guidelines for using social media effectively in the classroom while maintaining your professional boundaries.

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FCC launching $4-billion program to narrow digital divide

FCC launching $4-billion program to narrow digital divide | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
The Federal Communications Commission is launching a $4-billion program to narrow the digital divide by making high-speed Internet access and computers more affordable for more than 25 million mainly low-income Americans.

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Jack Welch Moves His Online M.B.A. Program to Strayer U. - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Jack Welch Moves His Online M.B.A. Program to Strayer U. - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"Jack Welch’s online M.B.A. program began with a bang two years ago, heralded as an unprecedented venture that could shake up online education."

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Educational Technology Guy: 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

Educational Technology Guy: 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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Virtual schools are multiplying, but some question their educational value

Virtual schools are multiplying, but some question their educational value | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
A Virginia company leading a national movement to replace classrooms with computers is facing a backlash from critics who are questioning its funding, quality and oversight.
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Twitter Hashtags In The Classroom

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The Future of the College Bookstore | Inside Higher Ed

The Future of the College Bookstore | Inside Higher Ed | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"It's hard to imagine that, say, 10 years from now, college students will spend hundreds of dollars per course to buy brand new, printed, hardcover textbooks from their schools' college bookstore."

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The YouTube Trick | Mark Brumley

The YouTube Trick | Mark Brumley | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

Here's an easy way to get rid of all the junk on a YouTube page!

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Copyright Fair Use and How it Works for Online Images

Copyright Fair Use and How it Works for Online Images | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
You've heard the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, but when that picture is protected by copyright, the picture is only worth...
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Technology is More than a Tool

Technology is More than a Tool | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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5 Big Education Technology Questions, Answered. | Edudemic

5 Big Education Technology Questions, Answered. | Edudemic | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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Survey says young students still like computer labs, digital cameras, MS Word | Inside Higher Ed

Survey says young students still like computer labs, digital cameras, MS Word | Inside Higher Ed | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
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eLearning FAQ : Guide to Online Education - eLearners.com

eLearning FAQ : Guide to Online Education - eLearners.com | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it
Frequently asked questions and general information about distance learning, online education and e-Learning.
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Online Learning Challenges: State Authorization, Federal Regulation (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE

"... traditional colleges and universities will continue to face the unintended consequences of federal action in the form of increased financial and administrative burdens, providing significant motivation for collective engagement by federal, state, and institutional stakeholders to develop a regulatory structure that works for online learning.

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Lectures Are Homework in Schools Following Khan Academy Lead | The Committed Sardine

Lectures Are Homework in Schools Following Khan Academy Lead | The Committed Sardine | eLearning News Update | Scoop.it

"This “flip model” of instruction has gotten national media attention lately, thanks to its promotion by Khan Academy, the high-profile nonprofit online-tutoring library created by Salman A. Khan, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate who was looking for a way to help his young relatives with their homework."

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