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How Mind Maps Can Inspire Collaborative Learning - Edudemic

How Mind Maps Can Inspire Collaborative Learning - Edudemic | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Some of the most popular tools that are revolutionizing the educational field and not only are the so called “collaborative learning tools”.
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Every tool is created with a pre-established purpose.

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When engaging in collaboration using a mind mapping software, there are several benefits that have a great impact on the learner as he interacts with others and discovers different ways of managing new information and content:

easy management of contentflexibility in organizing new ideascollaborative learning at a distancevisible tracking of students’ activityreal time group collaboration
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Kathleen Cercone's curator insight, May 16, 2013 5:35 AM

Every tool is created with a pre-established purpose. The purpose is often times to meet a certain need that the user may have or to help the user accomplish something and improve his work activity. Some of the most popular tools that are revolutionizing the educational field and not only are the so called “collaborative learning tools”.

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Advice for Teachers: Dare to Be Strict

Advice for Teachers: Dare to Be Strict | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
In “Good Teaching as Vulnerable Teaching” (The Teaching Professor, December 2012), Rob Dornsife of Creighton University invites us to embrace the uncertainties teachers encounter.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, Today, 10:02 AM

I never thought of it as being strict. Holding high and realistic expectations are important if students are to gain control of their learning.

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What feedback is and isn't

What feedback is and isn't | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
The research is clear: good feedback is essential to learning at high levels. Alas, too few people understand what feedback is and isn’t. Don’t believe me? Here’s a true/false quiz: which of the fo...
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Enhanced Learning and Teaching through Utilisation of Web-based Technologies

Enhanced Learning and Teaching through Utilisation of Web-based Technologies | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
The phenomenal evolution of Internet in terms of access, content, and teaching platforms has resulted in many more individuals considering retraining through blended learning. A market niche for an online Professional Development Award (PDA) in Project Management was identified as a suitable programme to utilise and exploit the available blended learning platforms at Forth Valley College (FVC). The accredited course by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) and Chartered Managers Institute (CMI) was adopted as the pilot programme, and adapted for online delivery.
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4 Step SAMR Model of Technology Integration Explained by Richard Wells

Richard Wells @ipadwells gives a masterful explanation of the SAMR model of technology integration. He is from New Zealand but his charts on the SAMR model have spread worldwide.
All technology integration is NOT the same.
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Clive on Learning: The learner speaks

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Final Exams: Drawing and D2L

Final Exams: Drawing and D2L | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
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Denise Nacu created a pair of multimodal midterm and final exams for her Human-Computer Interaction classes, but the time it took to grade them caused stress for her and her students.
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What’s an Empowered Student?

What’s an Empowered Student? | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
That was the question, followed by, “Are they students who want to take over the classroom?
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The College Faculty Crisis - New York Times

The College Faculty Crisis - New York Times | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
The College Faculty Crisis New York Times That researchers still know little about them — or how well they do their jobs — is especially startling given that a little more than half of all college faculty members are now part-timers, and they far...
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Education IT: 3 biggest challenges are personal

Education IT: 3 biggest challenges are personal | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Lack of end user knowledge and training, resistance to change, and the inability create personalized learning are the 3 things holding back education IT.
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How Digitally Enabled Educators are Using Technology and What They Want to Learn More About

How Digitally Enabled Educators are Using Technology and What They Want to Learn More About | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Survey Results: Today's Tech-Aware Educators are Focused on Engaging Students, Learning About New Tools, and Enabling Active Learning.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 14, 10:12 AM

The key finding is that only 30% of the teachers surveyed felt their job was to help prepare students for future jobs. Students learn what is important now. They aspire to things, but those dreams are fluid and skills, dispositions, attitudes, etc. become essential.

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How to use YouTube and Google Forms as a Formative Assessment - YouTube

How many times have you assigned a video to watch and you never know if they actually did it? This is a AWESOME way to take 2 great tools and turn them into ...

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From Rusty to Robust: Overcoming the Challenges to Effective Faculty Development

From Rusty to Robust: Overcoming the Challenges to Effective Faculty Development | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
The past 10 years have witnessed some massive growing pains in education. Nearly all aspects at all levels have been touched by efforts to reform in an attempt to create meaningful learning opportunities for today’s students.
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Elearning and Online Teaching (Blended) Graduate Certificate University of Wisconsin-Stout

Elearning and Online Teaching (Blended) Graduate Certificate University of Wisconsin-Stout | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Elearning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate information. Learn how to teach and improve online and blended classes.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 12, 11:44 AM

I highly recommend this program. It's been my passion for over a decade. Join us, change your future.

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Professional Development: What's it to You? Part 2 | Not Dead Yet - Library Journal

Professional Development: What's it to You? Part 2 | Not Dead Yet - Library Journal | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
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Professional Development: What's it to You?
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 17, 4:39 PM

Teachers also want to have say in their professional development. What helps them and students in the classroom? That is a central question.

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Blackboard's "Faculty Metamorphosis" Trend Report - Blackboard Blog

Blackboard's "Faculty Metamorphosis" Trend Report - Blackboard Blog | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
A summary of ed tech trends, driven by ethnographic behavioral research into changes in faculty behavior
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Five Lessons for Online Teaching from Finishing a MOOC – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Five Lessons for Online Teaching from Finishing a MOOC – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Five lessons for online teaching learned from finishing a MOOC http://t.co/1iZ8zgOHiB #collegeteaching #onlineteaching
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Phasing out certificates of free courseware completion

Phasing out certificates of free courseware completion | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Sebastian Thrun,
Udacity Blog,
April 16, 2014
The commercialization of MOOCs continues: "effective May 16, we will stop offering free non-identity-verified certificates." The funny part is that they say students are demanding this.
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Top Learning Management System Trends for 2014

Top Learning Management System Trends for 2014 | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
eLearning Industry is rapidly changing and there are numerous Learning Management System trends for 2014. At the following article you will find the Top 14 Learning Management Trends for 2014.
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Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement

Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
The rapid growth and popularity of online learning is necessitating the creation of online courses that actively engage learners.
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New Study Shows Classroom Design is Key Contributing Factor in College... -- GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Study Shows Classroom Design is Key Contributing Factor in College Students' Enrollment Decisions. Students Say Classrooms are More Important than Dining Halls and Fitness Facilities, Despite Trends in University Spending.
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Flipping Faculty Development for More Effective One-Offs - FREE | The Sloan Consortium

Flipping Faculty Development for More Effective One-Offs - FREE | The Sloan Consortium | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Flip, flip, flip. Let's do this webinar together next week! http://t.co/L2RgSZsQLn
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Coursera Announces Professional Development Courses to Facilitate Lifelong Learning for Teachers

Coursera Announces Professional Development Courses to Facilitate Lifelong Learning for Teachers | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: Julia Stiglitz is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development at Coursera.
Nine years ago, I walked as a new teacher into my 4th grade classroom in East San Jose and...
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Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?

Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant? | @ONE for Training | Scoop.it
Dawn Poulos,
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April 14, 2014
Interesting question to which the answer may be 'yes'.
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Lessons Learned - Inside Higher Ed

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Lessons Learned Inside Higher Ed For example, many community college CTE program leaders work with employers to define competencies needed in the workplace, which then are incorporated into the on-campus curriculum and on-the-job training program...
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Professional Development Model - College and Unive

Integrating critical thinking into professional development in higher education: http://t.co/Y6qH1beTwV
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