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EdX Releases Open Source Tool For Building Interactive MOOC Courseware -- Campus Technology

EdX Releases Open Source Tool For Building Interactive MOOC Courseware -- Campus Technology | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
EdX has released source code to the general public that supports interactive learning built specifically for the Internet.
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Higher Education in the Future
Exploring the trends and technologies that are disrupting, transforming, innovating, and reinventing colleges & universities in the digital information age
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Wiley: Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching - John D. Shank

Wiley: Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching - John D. Shank | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Sponsored by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), this one-of-a-kind book demonstrates the best tools, resources, and techniques for discovering, selecting, and integrating interactive open educational resources (OERs) into the teaching and learning process. The author examines many of the best repositories and digital library websites for finding high quality materials, explaining in depth the best practices for effectively searching these repositories and the various methods for evaluating, selecting, and integrating the resources into the instructor’s curriculum and course assignments, as well as the institution’s learning management system.


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Which Ed-Tech Tools Truly Work? #edtech #highered #elearning #opened #blendedlibs

Which Ed-Tech Tools Truly Work? #edtech #highered #elearning #opened #blendedlibs | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Jefferson Education, an incubator affiliated with the University of Virginia, has enlisted more than 100 educators, entrepreneurs, and experts to examine why neither companies nor their customers tend to rigorously evaluate their products.
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Are MOOCs Forever? #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlibs #education

Are MOOCs Forever? #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlibs #education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Coursera’s Daphne Koller discusses plans for the future of a format that some thought would never last this long.
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11 schools selected for OpenStax partnership #edtech #highered #OER #opened

11 schools selected for OpenStax partnership #edtech #highered #OER #opened | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
OpenStax selected 11 schools for its national Open Educational Resource Institutional Partnership Program.
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Incubating the Next Big Idea: The U of M Digital Innovation Greenhouse #edtech #highered

Incubating the Next Big Idea: The U of M Digital Innovation Greenhouse #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
While edtech companies and educational start-ups aiming to ‘disrupt’ higher ed from the outside have gained momentum in recent years, some universities have embraced the unknown by creating their own R&D labs for innovation.
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What is the rise of the Z-Degree @NorthwesternMN #opened #OER #Highered

What is the rise of the Z-Degree @NorthwesternMN #opened #OER #Highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"University of Northwestern—St. Paul is offering the first zero-textbook-cost degree or “Z-degree” in Minnesota and one of the first bachelor Z-degrees in the nation, with the online Bachelor of Science in Business Management program."

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36 HigherEd Thoughts from Mary Meeker's Web Trends Report tks @joshmkim #edtech #highered

36 HigherEd Thoughts from Mary Meeker's Web Trends Report tks @joshmkim #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Each summer Mary Meeker releases her Internet Trends presentation. At the release of each report, I wonder if postsecondary education will be featured in the deck. And each summer I am sad that it is
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Is Tech a Trojan Horse Set to dismantle the Academy @audreywatters #edtech #highered

Is Tech a Trojan Horse Set to dismantle the Academy @audreywatters #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
In a new podcast, a prominent critic of education technology deconstructs what she calls the "Silicon Valley narrative."
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College professor uses robotic teaching assistant-students don’t notice #edtech #highered

College professor uses robotic teaching assistant-students don’t notice #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
A professor at Georgia Tech fooled his students by using a robot as a teaching assistant for his Knowledge-based Artificial Intelligence Class
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Great Edtech Conferences 2016 List tks @EdSurge #edtech #highered #blendedlibs #elearning

Great Edtech Conferences 2016 List tks @EdSurge #edtech #highered #blendedlibs #elearning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Education Technology Events around the world
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The Pillaging of America's State Universities? #highered

The Pillaging of America's State Universities? #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The financial struggle of public research institutions may be a matter of choice—not necessity, as public leaders say.
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4 Ed-Tech Ideas Face... @Chronicle #edtech #highered #education #blendedlib

4 Ed-Tech Ideas Face... @Chronicle #edtech #highered #education #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row, innovators with very different notions of how to improve higher education brought us their pitches. Here’s how they fared.
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Homework for Hiring | Ithaka S+R #highered #education #blendedlib

Homework for Hiring | Ithaka S+R #highered #education #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Last year, Deanna Marcum’s issue brief on talent management in academic libraries reflected in part on some of the challenges that academic libraries face in their processes for selection of library staff.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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I like the idea of giving a little homework for candidates of a job opening. It can give you insight into the type of employee they would be. Never forget employees are the life blood of any organization.

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Persuasive Evidence Active Learning is better than Lecturing #edtech #highered #education

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2016 Key Issues in Teaching & Learning @EDUCAUSE #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlib

2016 Key Issues in Teaching & Learning @EDUCAUSE #edtech #highered #elearning #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Since 2011, ELI’s Key Issues survey has been a way for the higher education teaching and learning community to discover the common ground that cuts across differences such as Carnegie Classification and [...]...

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Teaching & Learning & IT Issues: Exploring the Intersections #edtech #highered #libraries

Teaching & Learning & IT Issues: Exploring the Intersections #edtech #highered #libraries | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Since 2011, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) has been surveying the EDUCAUSE community in order to identify and track the key issues (formerly called content anchors) in higher education teaching and learning for the coming year.
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Textbooks COSTS #edtech #Opened #highered #OER

Textbooks COSTS #edtech #Opened #highered #OER | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Over the last decade, the price of college textbooks has soared. Since 2006, the cost of a college textbook increased by 73% - over four times the rate of inflation. Today, individual textbooks often cost over $200, sometimes as high as $400.

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2016 NMC Horizon Report Higher Education #edtech #highered #blendedlib #ACRL

2016 NMC Horizon Report  Higher Education #edtech #highered #blendedlib #ACRL | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

The NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI).

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If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

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If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

 
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If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

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If you don't already know this, this is one of the best resources for learning about future trends in Higher Ed.

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Using Design Thinking in HigherEd #highered #edtech #elearning #blendedlib

Using Design Thinking in HigherEd #highered #edtech #elearning #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
The best designs are human centered. Putting human beings at the center of the process helps us create and maintain humanity as we innovate and move forward.
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Design thinking focuses on users and their needs, encourages brainstorming and prototyping, and rewards out-of-the-box thinking that takes "wild ideas" and transforms them into real-world solutions.

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Thomas Edison Quote about our potential #highered #libraries #education

Thomas Edison Quote about our potential #highered #libraries #education | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

To often we just don't try and even if we fail - try, try again.

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Penn State & Dreamit launch new ed tech accelerator @penn_state #edtech #highered

Penn State & Dreamit launch new ed tech accelerator @penn_state #edtech #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Penn State is partnering with Dreamit — named one of the top 10 accelerators in the world by Forbes — to create an accelerator focused on educational technology. Launching March 2016, Dreamit EdTech will assist startups seeking to solve challenges faced by educators at all levels of learning, including higher education, adult skills acquisition, primary and secondary education. Entrepreneurs will be selected based on an application process. Upon acceptance, they will spend four months developing and de-risking their companies using Dreamit’s curriculum and access to its global network.
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Chart Shows the Promise & Limits of ‘Learning Analytics’ @chronicle #edtech #highered #elearning

Chart Shows the Promise & Limits of ‘Learning Analytics’ @chronicle #edtech #highered #elearning | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Data about how students learn could open new vistas in education, if only instructors can figure out how to use it.
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Looking Back at the Year in Ed Tech @chronicle #edtech #elearning #MOOCs #OER #highered

Looking Back at the Year in Ed Tech @chronicle #edtech #elearning #MOOCs #OER #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

"Concerns about Yik Yak and analysis of MOOCs and online teaching were among the most popular stories this past year on our Wired Campus blog."

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Innovate Conference Recordings #edtech #opened #highered

Innovate Conference Recordings #edtech #opened #highered | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it

Ohio State's Office of Distance Education and eLearning invites you to the Ohio Union for Innovate, an annual conference exploring recent advancements, best practices, and provocative theories on teaching and learning with technology.

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Innovation is getting plenty of attention from Higher Ed. these days. Some good content about timely edtech topics.

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OER Report 2013-2015: Educators Perceptions #highered #OER #opened #edtech #blendedlib

In 2013 the Hewlett-funded OER Research Hub Project created a bank of survey questions to test eleven hypotheses related to the impact of OER use on teaching a…
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1 Tech That Will Change the Library Experience #edtech #highered #libraries #blendedlib

1 Tech That Will Change the Library Experience #edtech #highered #libraries #blendedlib | Higher Education in the Future | Scoop.it
Adopting new technologies is now commonplace for academic librarians but one emerging technology stands to change both how libraries function and the symbolic nature of their collections.
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