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Innovation in learning is often linked to technology; hence the e in elearning. I keep an eye on educational innovation both tech and non-tech, the rosy and the non-rosy view of the future of learning.
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Ineffective feedback and the Khan Academy | The Reflective Educator

Ineffective feedback and the Khan Academy | The Reflective Educator | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
According to Grant Wiggins, there are seven essential elements of effective feedback. Feedback should be: goal-referenced, tangible and transparent, actionable, user-friendly, timely, ongoing, consistent.
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The haves and have-nots of education

The haves and have-nots of education | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
If you cling to the ideal of higher education as a force for building fairer societies, these are not encouraging times. Over the past few months, there’s been a wave of criticism suggesting that, ...
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Deakin University transforms engagement with social media command centre

Deakin University transforms engagement with social media command centre | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Deakin University is claiming to be the first Australian tertiary institution to launch its own social media command centre as it seeks to bring digital into the heart of customer and community interaction.
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The Maker Movement in Education

The Maker Movement in Education 

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9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning - eLearning Industry

9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning - eLearning Industry | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning. Applying Adult Learning Assumptions and Adult Learning Principles to eLearning. Apply Andragogy to eLearning!
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Lose Your Anxiety About Learning—By Working With A Computer « Annie Murphy Paul

Lose Your Anxiety About Learning—By Working With A Computer « Annie Murphy Paul | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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Books out, 3D printers in for reinvented US libraries - tech - 17 July 2014 - New Scientist

Books out, 3D printers in for reinvented US libraries - tech - 17 July 2014 - New Scientist | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Across the US, libraries are setting up maker labs as they turn themselves into hubs for high-tech innovation and training

Via John Evans
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Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 27, 11:28 AM

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Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 7:37 AM

Maker labs in news.

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The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Beth Holland introduces the backchannel as a tech integration strategy for keeping students engaged in the classroom - all students, not just the ones who are always raising their hands or speaking out.

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Melissa Tothero's curator insight, July 19, 11:06 PM

"Tech gives the quietist student a voice."  ~Jerry Blumengarten                                                                        

 

This is the reason why we have all worked so hard for so long ...

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, July 21, 3:36 AM

What is the backchannel?

How can you use it to give all students a chance to respond to questioning, whether confident or not?

Free online tools like TodaysMeet allow for a great backchannel discussion while students are engaged in other activities (like watching videos). 

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News & Events | Glasgow Caledonian University | Scotland, UK

News & Events | Glasgow Caledonian University | Scotland, UK | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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Can the Maker Movement Infiltrate Mainstream Classrooms?

Can the Maker Movement Infiltrate Mainstream Classrooms? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Maker Faire has catalyzed a global interest in tinkering to understand. Is it only a matter of time before this approach to learning makes it into mainstream classrooms?

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Stanford's Tina Seelig tells us the quick-and-dirty way to teach both innovation and creativity (interview)

Stanford's Tina Seelig tells us the quick-and-dirty way to teach both innovation and creativity (interview) | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Tina Seelig has taught innovation and creativity for the past 15 years . We interviewed her at the recent Visionary Awards.
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AT&T and Udacity partner to create the 'nanodegree,' a new type of college degree

AT&T and Udacity partner to create the 'nanodegree,' a new type of college degree | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The vocationally focused nanodegree is designed to be a lifelong learning portfolio that would be widely recognized by the tech industry and far cheaper to obtain.
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Survey on academics' use of social media

Survey on academics' use of social media | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
In January I conducted an online survey to find out how academics are using social media sites and tools. A total of 711 faculty members and postgraduate students completed the survey, mostly from ...
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The CEO Of Facebook's Virtual Reality Company Is Donating $31 Million To The University Of Maryland

The largest donation in the history of the university. (#OculusRift CEO donates $31mil to University of Maryland to further #virtualreality research.
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Ofsted: Force colleges and schools to work together to tackle Neets - Education - TES News

Ofsted: Force colleges and schools to work together to tackle Neets - Education - TES News | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Breaking education news about schools and further education.
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How to Get Students to Work Harder

How to Get Students to Work Harder | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Some kids have an understandable worry that they don't belong in school. According to new research, changing this belief can help turn low-achievers into motivated students.
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Welcome to the university of the future - Telegraph

Welcome to the university of the future - Telegraph | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Most people have not heard of Singularity University in California, but it is attracting some of the world's finest minds. Josie Ensor visits one of the most elite institutions
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Essay on creating an alternative, nationally offered core degree experience - Inside Higher Ed

Essay on creating an alternative, nationally offered core degree experience - Inside Higher Ed | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Essay on creating an alternative, nationally offered core degree experience
Inside Higher Ed
The competencies would have to have the endorsement of major employers or their associations.
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'Scary but fun' – survey shows FE tutors up for change

'Scary but fun' – survey shows FE tutors up for change | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
All change – City and Guilds boss Kirstie Donnelly lauds the positivity in FE revealed in new report
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Surgeons see future applications for Google Glass | The Bulletin

Surgeons see future applications for Google Glass | The Bulletin | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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International students: where do they go to study? – interactive

International students: where do they go to study? – interactive | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Explore the map below to see which countries attract the most
international students.
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Tracey Lloyd's curator insight, July 21, 4:15 AM

Interesting, but having clicked from place to place, I can't seem to find the UK students and I know that they are out there somewhere...

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Teachers' Practical Guide to A FLipped Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Practical Guide to A FLipped Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Future of Learning | Scoop.it

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Ana Loureiro's curator insight, July 15, 5:19 AM

"By giving them critical thinking skills, students could learn how to filter information presented to them – whether in the classroom or later in their careers."

Michèle Drechsler's curator insight, July 16, 11:20 AM

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Survey finds career aspirations motivating students in fully online programs @insidehighered

Survey finds career aspirations motivating students in fully online programs @insidehighered | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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Blogging as Pedagogy: Facilitate Learning

Blogging as Pedagogy: Facilitate Learning | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Blogging should not be an add-on, not an isolated project, but should be seen as PEDAGOGY. Ann Davis shared a definition of Pedagogy beyond a  simple "method of teaching" (unfortunately I was not a...

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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 9, 7:05 PM

Los Blogs como herramienta pedagógica

Margarita Saucedo's curator insight, June 17, 11:03 PM

Un buen medio de comunicación

Tina Jameson's curator insight, June 19, 7:53 PM

If you are looking at 'blogging' as a possible classroom tool / strategy to use with students - then this infographic and accompanying 'blog' advice could be useful. 

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Coursera Co founder Changes Course (EdSurge News)

Coursera Co founder Changes Course (EdSurge News) | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
CHANGING COURSE: Baidu, the Chinese Internet and search giant considered by many as a Google clone, has hired Coursera co-founder, Andrew Ng, to be its Chief Scientist.
"I will be stepping away from my day-to-day responsibilities at Coursera, but will be continuing as Chairman of the Board," he
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