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The End of Theory in Digital Social Research? | DMLcentral

The End of Theory in Digital Social Research? | DMLcentral | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Computer code, software and algorithms have sunk deep into the “technological unconscious” of our contemporary “lifeworld.” How might this affect academic research in the social sciences and the formation of the professional identities of academics?
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careNET | Building ICT competencies

careNET | Building ICT competencies | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Present Your Initiative and Participate at the CareNET Conference: ICT and eSkills for Social Care (click) Read about the latest news and events below! To learn more about the project, click ‘About‘ on the Menu bar above.
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2009 NUS Lunchtime Forum - Increasing Children's Capacity to Learn and Experience Life Part 1 - YouTube

SPEAKER : Susan Kaiser Greenland JD SYNOPSIS : Listen to Susan Kaiser Greenland JD who developed the InnerKids mindful awareness program for children and tee...
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Mindful Schools: Online Courses for Learning Mindfulness and Teaching Mindfulness to K-12 Children and Adolescents

Mindful Schools: Online Courses for Learning Mindfulness and Teaching Mindfulness to K-12 Children and Adolescents | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Our mission is to help lead the integration of mindfulness into education.
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One in five adults not online: CSIRO

One in five adults not online: CSIRO | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Colin Griffith, director of CSIRO's Centre for Broadband Innovation, says research shows several Australians aren't part of the digital ecosystem.
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National Institute for Digital Learning opens at DCU

National Institute for Digital Learning opens at DCU | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A new centre of excellence to pioneer major developments in online, distance and blended learning, the National Institute for Digital learning, has been officially opened today at Dublin City University (DCU) by Education Minister Ruairi Quinn, TD.
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Our love-hate relationship with Facebook

Our love-hate relationship with Facebook | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
By David Holmes and Anna MatwijiwMore than 50% of young Australians have seriously considered shutting down their Facebook accounts, even while many of them check the site compulsively through the day…...
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Regional universities fear flood of new competitors

Regional universities fear flood of new competitors | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
REGIONAL universities have always cornered the distance education market but some chiefs fear they will soon have rivalry from competitors.
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Farming the smart way

Farming the smart way | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
How precision agriculture and data generating technologies are helping farmers make better decisions and grow their businesses.
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Mooc rival OERu puts accreditation on menu

Mooc rival OERu puts accreditation on menu | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Coursework to be assessed for academic credit by member institutions
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Call for papers: OER Initiatives in Oceania

Call for papers: OER Initiatives in Oceania | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal. Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del conocimiento
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Definitions and Links

Definitions and Links | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and Institutional Policies makes use of the word “open” in its title. “Open” has emerged as a popular word in associati...
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Why You Need to be on Social Media

Why You Need to be on Social Media | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
If you are a private citizen with no business concern at all, then there is no great need for you to be on social media. The main reason that many private citizens are on it is because it is fun. You get to communicate with your friends and complete strangers. It is also loaded with brand new content every day, including content that your friends and family have posted. It allows people to see family photographs that were uploaded by distant relatives. It also allows you to share things between friends that will make them laugh. If however you are running a website, blog, business, or all three, then it is vitally important that you are on social media. Continue reading →
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2008 NUS Lunchtime Forum Featuring Dr Alan Wallace : Mental Resilience in Times of Crisis - Part 1 - YouTube

SPEAKER : Dr Alan Wallace, Founding President, Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. SYNOPSIS : In these challenging times, how can we build up ...
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ICA Brisbane 2014 Conference | International Communication Association Brisbane 2014

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The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 8 Digital Skills Students Need for The Future ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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NSW allows BYO devices into public schools

NSW allows BYO devices into public schools | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Policy document sets clear expectations for admins, students.
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Essay on what academic job-seekers need on their websites | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on what academic job-seekers need on their websites | Inside Higher Ed | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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MOOCs and the language barrier: is open education not so open after all?

MOOCs and the language barrier: is open education not so open after all? | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
For many educators, the dream feels tantalisingly close: free, quality education for everyone in the world.
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Sarah Chapman: 2013 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools

Sarah Chapman: 2013 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools | Flexible Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Using a motor race to fuel interest in science Each year in early July, when its 700 students are on holiday, Townsville State High School becomes the headquarters for one of the races in Australia’s V8 Supercar series.
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