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Swedish Researchers Suggest Learning Foreign Language Can ...

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A team of Lund University scientists has discovered that the accelerated learning of foreign languages can lead to the growth of language-related regions of the brain.
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@Ignatia Webs: True History of #MOOC with mixed panel by Steve ...

@Ignatia Webs: True History of #MOOC with mixed panel by Steve ... | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
In one of his latest shows he got together a panel of MOOC pioneers to talk about what is the difference between a cMOOC and a xMOOC (connectivist MOOC (the so called cMOOC) and a xMOOC based on more behaviorist ...
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Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads) | Upside Learning Blog

Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads) | Upside Learning Blog | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Tablet Learning is not mlearning. iPad has shaped a new category of learning, i.e ‘Tablet Learning’.
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Learning Online: The Library, the librarian and the MOOC - people.uis.edu - Rich Content Daily: Latest Tips, Tools & Ideas

Learning Online: The Library, the librarian and the MOOC - people.uis.edu - Rich Content Daily: Latest Tips, Tools & Ideas | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Learning Online: The Library, the librarian and the MOOC (Learning Online: The Library, the librarian and the MOOC by http://t.co/QZ8HpYrV...)...
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Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Cisco at EDUCAUSE 2012, November 7 & 8, Denver CO

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Cisco at EDUCAUSE 2012, November 7 & 8, Denver CO | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE is the largest Higher Ed IT event of the year, attracting about 5,000 key decision makers from the United States, Canada, and around the (Cisco at EDUCAUSE 2012, November 7 & 8, Denver CO http://t.co/Z7G7Teq4...)...
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Teachers Simple Guide to Teaching with Videos #elearning

Teachers Simple Guide to Teaching with Videos #elearning | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
There is a growing fissure between what education used to be in the 20th century and what  it turns out to be in the 21st century.
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Extrinsic and Intrinsic motivation in E-learning | Custom Training and eLearning Blog

Extrinsic and Intrinsic motivation in E-learning | Custom Training and eLearning Blog | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Employees will be eager to take to learning if it appeals to their key motivational factors which could be either extrinsic or intrinsic.
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Essay on evolving ideas about technology and education

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Using technology to individualize student learning is not at all a new idea — it does not originate with online courses or with the technology developments of the past decade, or two, or even three. Using technology to individualize student learning is an idea going back at least 100 years.


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Questions about badges in higher ed

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How can badges lead to stackable credentialing? Should badges lead to college credit?  How can badges lead to college credit? Should badges be a part of an academic transcript if earned at a college?  How can badges be displayed? What should be the business/financial model for badging systems? How can an institution get the technological support for a new system? How can an institution get buy in -- from faculty, students, and the administration? How can a college inform the community about badging?


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Times Higher Education - Stressed academics are ready to blow in pressure-cooker culture

Times Higher Education - Stressed academics are ready to blow in pressure-cooker culture | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Concerning @timeshighered piece on comparatively high stress levels in higher education sector.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Common Challenges Facing Educators

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Common Challenges Facing Educators | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Ten Common Challenges Facing Educators http://t.co/XjPJXYkL (@rmbyrne) #elearning #edtech...
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elearningeuropa.info | eLearning

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eLearning Papers - Call for Papers Nº31"Learning and Work" Deadline October 15th, 2012 http://t.co/Uo1N9fbO...
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The Future Of Mobile Learning | Upside Learning Blog

The Future Of Mobile Learning | Upside Learning Blog | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Last week Amit and I made a small presentation to the Mobile Learning MOOC (MobiMOOC) about the possibilities in the future of mobile learning.
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The New Cloud Academia: What If Future Graduates Never Saw A ...

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The New Cloud Academia: What If Future Graduates Never Saw A Classroom? As technology gets more personal and remote connectivity becomes more of a necessity, one-on-one coercions between people are slowly ...
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Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids' -- THE Journal

Teachers Find iPad Slide-sharing App Nearpod Like 'PowerPoint on Steroids' -- THE Journal | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Three educators explain how the slide-sharing app Nearpod--which lets teachers create and share presentations on students' iPads--is changing the face of lesson delivery at their schools.

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Real-Time Machine Learning at Industrial scale - TUMRA | Big Data Science

Real-Time Machine Learning at Industrial scale - TUMRA | Big Data Science | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Real-Time Machine Learning at Industrial Scale http://t.co/FnpL3hdq by @cotdp CTO @Tumra talk at @UniofOxford...
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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
RT @educause: Looking to explore #MOOCs a little more? Visit the EDUCAUSE Library for additional resources.
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Online Learning, Only Better - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Online Learning, Only Better - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Imagine the possibilities if more experienced educators got on board.
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Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better? - Huffington Post (blog)

Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better? - Huffington Post (blog) | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better?Huffington Post (blog)When did the Master's degree become so commonplace, and so meaningless?
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Inphographic: The Impact of Video In Education

Inphographic: The Impact of Video In Education | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it

This infographic is based on Cisco's newest thought leadership research: “Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Challenges: The Impact of Video in the Education.” The infographic provides a visual summary of the research report on the impact of video in education, how to strategically adopt video technologies into teaching and learning, and how to best guide students in the development of 21st century skills to prepare them for their role as global citizens.


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The Future of Higher Education and the MOOCs

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This talk by Michele Pistone discusses the future of higher education, which has been based on the same educational model for more than 100 years.


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Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom

Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it

Wikipedia's stated goal to be a neutral fact-based encyclopedia has enabled it to accumulate an incredible amount of useful information. But the service's very nature makes it unsuitable for classroom use in the minds of many teachers and professors - no matter how much students want to rely on it.


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Teachers integrate iPads into classrooms for innovative teaching

Teachers integrate iPads into classrooms for innovative teaching | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Following the Apple trend, Ithaca College has implemented a pilot program in which 40 iPads will be distributed to select faculty members to help aid classroom instruction and collaboration.
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'Grading Motivates Learning' and Other Dead Ideas in Teaching | Faculty Focus

'Grading Motivates Learning' and Other Dead Ideas in Teaching | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
In her 2010 presidential address to the Midwest Sociological Society (a published version of the speech is referenced below), Diane Pike proposed three ideas about teaching that she says are dead.
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Collaborative Learning | BYU Center for Teaching and Learning

Collaborative Learning | BYU Center for Teaching and Learning | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Research studies over the last several decades indicate that university students learn more and retain it longer when they are actively engaged in classroom activities and when they collaborate with one another.
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