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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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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?"
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Digital Narratives: Checklist to be used when planning a new use of social media in HE

Digital Narratives: Checklist to be used when planning a new use of social media in HE | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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Why the idea of a Netflix for e-books makes sense

Why the idea of a Netflix for e-books makes sense | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Amazon is allegedly planning to launch a Netflix-style subscription service for books.
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Microsoft Prepares Windows 8 for Battle Against the iPad

Microsoft Prepares Windows 8 for Battle Against the iPad | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Windows 8 is Microsoft's attempt to create a single OS for PCs and tablets. Will it be enough to slow down the iPad, though?
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What Will School Look Like in 10 Years?

What Will School Look Like in 10 Years? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Computers, electronic whiteboards and other interactive technologies are fundamentally changing American education, according to experts interviewed by The Times.
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Plagiarism software WriteCheck troubles some educators

Plagiarism software WriteCheck troubles some educators | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Software that curbs plagiarism has some faculty members feeling betrayed.
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A bachelor's degree for $10000? Imagine the impact. - Washington Post

A bachelor's degree for $10000? Imagine the impact. - Washington Post | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Daily BeastA bachelor's degree for $10000? Imagine the impact.Washington PostPerry, who's running for president, has created quite a buzz for a bold — some say unrealistic — higher-education plan.
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A Principal's Reflections: Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections: Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
RT @plugusin: What I like in this @nmhs_principal bit is the emphasis on showing kids how to use social spaces and tools for learning: http://ow.ly/6pnKs...
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We need to go deeper on teaching

We need to go deeper on teaching | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
THE final hurrah of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council at the Sydney Opera House last week was a bittersweet experience for most who attended.
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Doodles And Drawings Help Cement Concepts: Scientific American Podcast

Doodles And Drawings Help Cement Concepts: Scientific American Podcast | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
Doodles And Drawings Help Cement Concepts: http://t.co/Az7ateZ via @sciam @cultureprobe...
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18 Low-Tech Learning Innovations

18 Low-Tech Learning Innovations | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
I frequently write about new learning technologies, but there are lots of low tech learning innovations (i.e., produce better outcomes and potentially cost less). Here's a lit of 18.
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UC investing millions in new cyber studies program

UC investing millions in new cyber studies program | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The University of California will unveil its first top-tier cyber courses in January - 26 online offerings, from global climate change to game theory. At the same time, it's eyeing China and even American soldiers as...
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How do you train staff on your social media policies? — SocialFish

How do you train staff on your social media policies? — SocialFish | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
SocialFish provides association social media consulting, including policies and training.
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Too Much Higher Education by Walter E. Williams

Too Much Higher Education by Walter E. Williams | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
RT @macquarieVC: Too much higher education - article by Walter E.
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Infographic: Is the Cost of Higher Education Worth It?

Infographic: Is the Cost of Higher Education Worth It? | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
  More and more Americans are asking themselves if college is worth the cost. In order to answer that question it's important to look at a variety of figures, from non-tuition costs to how much college grads make after school.
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What do Google, Open Source Software and Digital Literacies have in Common? | DMLcentral

What do Google, Open Source Software and Digital Literacies have in Common? | DMLcentral | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
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How to Set Up Class iPads and iPods

How to Set Up Class iPads and iPods | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The Apple Fairy has come to your classroom and given you some iPads and/or iPod Touches to use for learning? You and your students sure are the lucky ones. I know what you're thinking though: "So w...
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Apple: iTunes U tops 600 million downloads

Apple: iTunes U tops 600 million downloads | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
In researching my recent story, iTunes U: Educating the world, Apple provided me with some updated figures for its free education portal on iTunes. According...
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20 Surprising Higher Education Facts - The College Solution (usnews.com)

20 Surprising Higher Education Facts - The College Solution (usnews.com) | Future of Learning | Scoop.it
The Chronicle of Higher Education's latest almanac offers interesting insights.
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The home schooling alternative to education ... - elearning 101

September 8, 2011 By Harold Carey Leave a Comment. I home schooling better? (Click on the infographic below to learn more.) Via Column Five for Course Hero. Like infographics? So do we. Filed Under: elearning Tagged With: home ...
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