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Education both shapes and is shaped by the rapid changes in the world of technology
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5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic

5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Apple's design process - BusinessWeek

Apple's design process - BusinessWeek | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Interesting presentation at SXSW from Michael Lopp, senior engineering manager at Apple, who tried to assess how Apple can 'get' design when so many other companies try and fail.
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TechCrunch | Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late?

TechCrunch | Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late? | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
As technology continues its march toward the Singularity, transforming the way we work, socialize and play at an increasing rate, there is one very important aspect of American society that lags behind: education.
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Teachers warned over Twitter use

Teachers warned over Twitter use | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Scottish teachers are being warned that their use of social networking sites could put their careers at risk.
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E-learning: new models, new challenges

E-learning: new models, new challenges | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it

A View From Europe: Technology is changing modern societies, but education is lagging behind.

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M.I.T. Expands Free Online Courses, Offering Certificates

M.I.T. Expands Free Online Courses, Offering Certificates | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The new online learning platform will provide access to online laboratories, self-assessments and student-to-student discussions.
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Broadband, Social Networks, and Mobility Have Spawned a New Kind of Learner -- THE Journal

Broadband, Social Networks, and Mobility Have Spawned a New Kind of Learner -- THE Journal | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Students are different today because of technology. Every educator knows this, of course, but this change is about much more than agile thumbs, shriveling attention spans, and OMG'd vocabularies.
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The Future of Electronic Textbooks And Digital Course Materials With Jill Ambrose of CourseSmart | Gilfus Education Group

In early 2011 the Gilfus Education Group provided advisory services, strategic vision, market positioning, and implementation services to CourseSmart.
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Daphne Koller: Technology as a Passport to Personalized Education

Daphne Koller: Technology as a Passport to Personalized Education | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Until now, it has been hard to see how to make individualized education affordable. But advances in technology may provide a path to this goal.
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40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students | Best Colleges Online

40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students | Best Colleges Online | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @brittgow: 40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students http://t.co/J6y8Qhoj #scichat #mlearning #slide2learn...
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Stanford Opens Seven New Online Courses for Enrollment (Free)

Stanford Opens Seven New Online Courses for Enrollment (Free) | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it


This fall, Stanford launched a highly-publicized experiment in online learning. The university took three of its most popular computer science courses and made them freely available to the world. (My word, I just love where education is going.
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Teaching Without Technology in Silicon Valley? | MindShift

Teaching Without Technology in Silicon Valley? | MindShift | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Teaching Without Tech? http://t.co/vS1rSr7G. What role tech can play in today's #schools | @MindShiftKQED.
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 10 Apps for Digital Storytelling

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Top 10 Apps for Digital Storytelling | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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What You (Really) Need to Know | Disrupting Higher Ed

What You (Really) Need to Know | Disrupting Higher Ed | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The digital age has changed more than how we learn. It’s changed what we need to learn.   And the world is changing very rapidly. Think social networking, gay marriage, stem cells or the rise of China.
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The Year Ahead: Top Ten IT Trends for Education in 2012

Lev Gonick's annual Top 10 list of trends in higher education and technology http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/01/06/gonick-essay-predicting-higher-ed-it-developments-2012

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M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All - Forbes

M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All - Forbes | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
For Wall Street Occupiers or other decriers of the “social injustice” of college tuition, here’s a curveball bound to scramble your worldview: a totally free college education regardless of your academic performance or background.
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11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011

11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011 | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
With rising tuition costs and more free learning resources online than ever before, we're seeing drastic changes in the way education is pursued. Here are the big trends of 2011.
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MIT Will Offer Certificates to Outside Students Who Take Its Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MIT Will Offer Certificates to Outside Students Who Take Its Online Courses - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it

Millions of learners have enjoyed the free lecture videos and other course materials published online through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's OpenCourseWare project. Now MIT plans to release a fresh batch of open online courses—and, for the first time, to offer certificates to outside students who complete them.

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes | Edutopia

Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes | Edutopia | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Blogger and PBL specialist Andrew Miller offers an array of creative suggestions for using Quick Response codes in the classroom.
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Larry Smarr: An Evolution Toward a Programmable World

Larry Smarr: An Evolution Toward a Programmable World | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
With a harvest of data from a wired planet, computing has evolved from sensing local information to analyzing it to being able to control it.
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CourseKit: Course-Management Software Promises Social Networking Experience - Chronicle of Higher Education

CourseKit: Course-Management Software Promises Social Networking Experience - Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Bigger picture for online learning

Bigger picture for online learning | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
THE University of New England and education technology company Pearson this month struck a seven-year commercial deal under which Pearson will convert UNE courses into digital offerings with enhancements such as video, as well as supplying...
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5 Big Trends for Education in 2012-13 - Forbes

5 Big Trends for Education in 2012-13 - Forbes | Higher Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Ever since I devoured the works of Alvin Toffler as a kid, I've always yearned to hear what so-called (Want to know what is by far the highest paying major for those with only an undergraduate degree?
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