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Online Learning: A User’s Guide to Forking Education | Online Learning | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Online Learning: A User’s Guide to Forking Education | Online Learning | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Higher EdTech | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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This blog post may capture why some can't see the point of technology in education... Jesse Stommel recognises that there is little motivation to learn  different tools for use in the same techniques. By all means start from where you are comfortable, but use what you learn to put some anticipation, excitement and fun into learning.

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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network | Higher EdTech | Scoop.it
Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning.  The world is much smaller thanks to technology.  Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise.  Take for example scientist...
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If you're encouraging learners to take charge of their educational destiny this article gives concise tips and links within the text to more detailed information.

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Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educators Guide to the use of Pinterest in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Higher EdTech | Scoop.it
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This tool has already been used to good effect in Self Directed Research and Learning at UCBC Lancs UK. It's a simple tool for organising thoughts and sources of information from the web. This article gives a succinct overview and tips for effective use.

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Case Studies: How Teachers Use Tech to Support Learning

Case Studies: How Teachers Use Tech to Support Learning | Higher EdTech | Scoop.it
Erin Scott Starting the year off with ideas on the best ways to use technology to support learning, Larry Ferlazzo collected an invaluable list of cr (#eLearning Case Studies: How Teachers Use Tech to Support Learning:

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Getting learners engaged and owning their learning can be a challenge! With links to more detailed case studies Tina Barseghian collects together here four diverse and thought provoking ideas.

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Technology and community enhanced practice: Tweet, Pin and Scoop - Creative approaches to engaging in and sharing research.

by Deborah Millar & Joanna Neil, Blackburn College & University Centre. 15 May 2012
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For an overview of what social media can currently provide to support collaboration in research and learning this Pezi covers most bases, including ideas for implementation!

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2012-Widening participation toolkits launched - HEFCE

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The Higher Education Academy (HEA) has published four toolkits offering practical guidance to those working in higher education (HE) outreach and widening participation. The toolkits are web-based and are available on the HEA website.

 

Via @ACLJohn. The materials that this article refers to can be found at http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/WP_outreach_toolkits/all

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