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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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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, 1:15 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, 2:19 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."

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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, 4:05 PM

Los Blogs como herramienta pedagógica

Margarita Saucedo's curator insight, June 17, 8:03 PM

Un buen medio de comunicación

Tina Jameson's curator insight, June 19, 4:53 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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Why Aren’t More Schools Using Free, Open Tools?

Why Aren’t More Schools Using Free, Open Tools? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
One school in Pennsylvania is using open-source tools wherever possible to keep students close to the code behind the machines they use.
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How Teachers Are Actually Using Technology In Their Classrooms - Edudemic

How Teachers Are Actually Using Technology In Their Classrooms - Edudemic | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, a study was completed that aimed to understand how teachers use technology in their classrooms, and to identify some best practices for all to benefit from. As most of you well know, many teachers have to approach classroom technology from different angles. Some have to follow a specific set of rules from …
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Using Mobile Devices, Wearable Technology and Augmented Reality to Improve Learning and Performance

Using Mobile Devices, Wearable Technology and Augmented Reality to Improve Learning and Performance | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Recent advances in mobile devices, wearable technology and augmented reality (AR) offer some exciting opportunities for your students. This article discusses how using these technologies will support their learning and performance needs.
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Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Coursera moves towards massive revenues on certification

Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Coursera moves towards massive revenues on certification | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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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

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Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 27, 8:28 AM

3d

Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 4:37 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, 8:06 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, 12:36 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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Flipped instruction and Twitter for independent learning in schools

This presentation combines the notions of the flipped classroom with the educational use of Twitter to explore ideas of using Twitter to encourage students t...
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Victoria Marín's curator insight, June 4, 10:38 PM

Ideas for flipped classroom and educational use of Twitter.

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Teens reading for fun is on the decline, says report - Christian Science Monitor

Teens reading for fun is on the decline, says report - Christian Science Monitor | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor Teens reading for fun is on the decline, says report Christian Science Monitor When it comes to technology and reading, the report does little to counsel parents looking for data about the effect of ereaders and tablets on...
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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding - NYTimes.com

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding - NYTimes.com | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
RT @esailers: Students learning to code begins with educators learning to code, and that's why I am learning: http://t.co/mIsVy3vQZc
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