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6 Studies Showing iPads Improve Learning | Teaching Techie Teens

6 Studies Showing iPads Improve Learning | Teaching Techie Teens | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it

Teachers who are fighting for stronger tech integration in their schools often come against opposition from people who believe technology not have a positive effect on student learning. This is particularly true with iPads, devices that many people see as a device for content consumption, not creation. Below is a list of studies into iPads and learning, with dot points about what students the study relates to, the subjects involved and the results.

 


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In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity

In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
On why higher education is expensive, the importance of the English language, and his designs to go global.

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Study traces relative success of those who earn Ph.D.s at more and less prestigious institutions | Inside Higher Ed

Study traces relative success of those who earn Ph.D.s at more and less prestigious institutions | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Study traces relative success of Ph.D.s at more and less prestigious institutions | Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/lglW7OKNE7 via @sharethis
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#Edtech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-07-14 - e-Learning Feeds

#Edtech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-07-14 - e-Learning Feeds | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by...
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Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics and Data Science

Graduate Programs in Big Data Analytics and Data Science | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Graduate Programs  in Big Data Analytics and Data Science Last updated: July 31, 2013 American Sentinel University Master of Health Care Informatics Arizona State University MS in Business Analytic...
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Instructor’s Challenge: Moving Student beyond Opinions to Critical Thinking | Faculty Focus

Instructor’s Challenge: Moving Student beyond Opinions to Critical Thinking | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
A student’s critical thinking skills can be strengthened when an instructor probes the student’s viewpoint on the discussion topic by seeking additional clarification, explanation, and justification from the student.
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Six Tips for Keeping Students Engaged | Faculty Focus

Six Tips for Keeping Students Engaged | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
When you look around your classroom, do you see students texting under their desks, or worse yet, right out in the open? Do you have students who skip class, arrive late or leave early, or come unprepared?
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Grab Your Audience! —12 Foolproof Ways to Open a Speech

Grab Your Audience! —12 Foolproof Ways to Open a Speech | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
You'll finally be pitching before that audience of decision-makers. But how to open your speech? Here are 12 foolproof "speech grabbers!"
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Coursera to offer students free online textbooks, with conditions

Coursera to offer students free online textbooks, with conditions | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
First came free online courses. Now come — with a few conditions — free online textbooks.Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, from dozens of universities, announced...
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Jörg Pareigis's curator insight, May 17, 2013 4:58 AM

Very interesting initiative.

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Georgia Tech and Udacity roll out massive new low-cost degree program | Inside Higher Ed

Georgia Tech and Udacity roll out massive new low-cost degree program | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
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First attempt that will surely have many followers, hopefully!

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Women, Academia and Science: some facts and ideas

Women, Academia and Science: some facts and ideas | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
In general, I have interest about the issue of gender in today's society, but I had not related it to the world of education and academia, so I've started to document myself. To begin with I found ...
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25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning

25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning
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5 Research Positions for PhD Candidates - Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - jobs academics.com

5 Research Positions for PhD Candidates - Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - jobs academics.com | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
in the Research Training Group SCARE – System Correctness under Adverse Conditions funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG GRK 1765).
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Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests

Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Researchers find that students’ reading comprehension was lower when they read books on electronic devices. (RT @WalrusWinks: Interesting research re.
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The Future of Higher Education: MOOCs and Disruptive Innovations - YouTube

Will MOOCs be the death of education as we have known it or a passing fad? Visit: http://www.business.gwu.edu On Friday, April 12, 2013, Dean Doug Guthrie jo...

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Texting Your Way to Project-Based Learning

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by Clara Galan Yesterday, we were contacted by The Buck Institute for Education, a group of great education thought-leaders, and asked how Remind101 can be used for project-based learning.
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Advice for the First Day of Class: Today We Will | Faculty Focus

Advice for the First Day of Class: Today We Will | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Your classroom will develop its own distinct environment. If you don’t make a concerted effort to set the tone, the students will.
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The Three Elements of Successful Data Visualizations

The Three Elements of Successful Data Visualizations | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Understand the audience, work within a clear framework, and tell a good story.
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Reflections on Teaching: Learning from our Stories | Faculty Focus

Reflections on Teaching: Learning from our Stories | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Here’s a great story. A graduate student is attending a lecture being given by one of her intellectual heroes, the Brazilian educator and theorist Paulo Freire. She takes notes furiously, trying to capture as many of his words as possible.
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Advice for New Faculty: Start with the Syllabus | Faculty Focus

Advice for New Faculty: Start with the Syllabus | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
The ability to teach is not something that one either has or does not have. Teachers are not born. Rather, they are made, through hard work, research, continual learning, and practice.
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For Killer Public Speaking Skills, Use These Key Checklists!

For Killer Public Speaking Skills, Use These Key Checklists! | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Want maximum comfort and confidence for effective presentations? Use these checklists for the killer public speaking skills you need!
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Successful Business Speakers Know This Secret—Do You?

Successful Business Speakers Know This Secret—Do You? | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Want to be a successful business speaker? Learn how to capitalize on your greatest asset: yourself!
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Coursera "re-Members" in Larger Numbers?

Coursera "re-Members" in Larger Numbers? | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
How to measure leaning without tests, quizzes, essays, deadlines and exams in the MOOC environment? I now spent months returning to the Coursera platform to view videos just for fun and the thrill ...
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The Little Assignment with the Big Impact: Reading, Writing, Critical Reflection | Faculty Focus

The Little Assignment with the Big Impact: Reading, Writing, Critical Reflection | Faculty Focus | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it
Several years ago, I came across the Purposeful Reading Assignment that was reported to encourage students to read, reflect, and write about readings assigned for class.
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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | Higher Education and more... | Scoop.it

Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).

The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...


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maite collados's curator insight, January 14, 2014 11:24 AM

Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.

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Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2014 2:45 PM

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