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Future of Learning
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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The Innovative Educator: Five Reasons I'm Not Flipping Over The Flipped Classroom

The Innovative Educator: Five Reasons I'm Not Flipping Over The Flipped Classroom | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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Views: Online Higher Education's Individualist Fallacy - Inside Higher Ed

Champions of distance learning ignore the role that institutional culture and the classroom dynamic play in how people learn, writes Johann Neem.
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Artificial Intelligence Is Coming to the iPhone, And It's Going to Change Everything

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming to the iPhone, And It's Going to Change Everything | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Your phone is about to become a whole lot smarter, thanks to Apple and its new artificial intelligence Assistant.
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University backs Pearson degree

University backs Pearson degree | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Publishing giant Pearson announces a partnership with Royal Holloway University that will allow it to enter the degree market.
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E-Readers or Books which is Greener?

E-Readers or Books which is Greener? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Which is the more sustainable solution, e-reader or conventional book? The Sierra Club and a few other notable groups have looked into the subject and come up with some pretty unexpected findings. (#E-books or #books which are greener?
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Many US schools adding iPads, trimming textbooks - Yahoo! Finance

Many US schools adding iPads, trimming textbooks - Yahoo! Finance | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
HARTFORD, Conn.(AP) -- For incoming freshmen at western Connecticut s suburban Brookfield High School, hefting a backpack weighed down with textbooks is about to...
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Mobile learning – Push or pull?

Mobile learning – Push or pull? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The universal advice for m-learning is to keep it short.

The argument is that workers these days are busy professionals with the attention span of a juvenile gnat, so anything longer than a few ...
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Action for Children: Students learn collaboratively using Google Apps for Education

Action for Children: Students learn collaboratively using Google Apps for Education.
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100th worldwide member signs up for YouTube EDU

100th worldwide member signs up for YouTube EDU | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The University of London International Programmes signs up to YouTube EDU, making it the 100th worldwide member and one of eight UK Universities to be selected for the partnership.
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The indications of a significant decline in the number of 16 – 18 year ...

The indications of a significant decline in the number of 16 – 18 year ... | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Further Education just isn't filling students with confidence. No wonder. With a poorly timed u-turn on Education Maintenance Allowance's (EMA) replacement and other concerns to match, young people wishing to continue in ...
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Virtual world training in 30 minutes

Virtual world training in 30 minutes | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
An interesting quesion arose from my ALT-C talk last week. It was basically "How can you use Second Life for teaching when it takes two hours to learn how to use it?"
Which isn't really a question...
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'Flipped' classrooms offer students virtual learning

'Flipped' classrooms offer students virtual learning | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
A growing number of teachers digitally record lessons, then upload them to iTunes and assign them as homework.
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E-learning 'benefits supermarket sector'

E-learning 'benefits supermarket sector' | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
A supermarket has branched out to online learning in an effort to train staff.
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elearnspace › Scaling what was previously unscalable

For people who have been involved in online education for the past 15 years, or distance education for the past 40 years, the current hype and energy around learning at a distance must be a bit odd – like waking up to discover that your life's work...
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Post-PC era or not, we are firmly in the mobile era | ZDNet

Post-PC era or not, we are firmly in the mobile era | ZDNet | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The post-PC era may or may not be coming, but there is no question that the mobile era is here.
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Digital AlterNatives with a Cause?

Digital AlterNatives with a Cause? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Hivos and the Centre for Internet and Society have consolidated their three year knowledge inquiry into the field of youth, technology and change in a four book collective “Digital AlterNatives with a cause?
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Bloomsbury venture to bring books back from dead

Bloomsbury venture to bring books back from dead | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
* Bloomsbury launches first digital-only imprint * Says to bring out-of-print books back from dead By Mike Collett-White LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Bloomsbury Publishing, home tothe Harry Potter (Bloomsbury venture to bring books back from dead, ...
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Open Education – How does open access to resources impact educational practices? | eLearning

Open Education – How does open access to resources impact educational practices? | eLearning | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Open Education – How does open access to resources impact educational practices?
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The Ed Techie: Open as in... doors, arms, ended?

The Ed Techie: Open as in... doors, arms, ended? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
With a fanfare and much waving of pompoms, I can announce that the open access version of my book is now online, via the good people at Bloomsbury Academic. It is available online in plain HTML format, broken down by...
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Blog U.: Where There Is No Vision, We Publish and Perish - Library Babel Fish - Inside Higher Ed

In the wake of Aaron Swartz's indictment for downloading a few million articles from JSTOR in an unauthorized manner and Greg Maxwell’s gesture of solidarity – uploading old Royal Society articles no longer covered by copyright to Pirate Bay –...
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Is E-mail Dying? Teens Check In

Is E-mail Dying? Teens Check In | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
E-mail is one of those Internet marketing elements that creates a lot of conversation.
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Is It Time to Rethink E-Books?

Is It Time to Rethink E-Books? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
E-books aren't reaching its full potential because we're not decoupling it with printed, physical books. Is it time to reconsider this format? (Is It Time to Rethink E-Books?
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