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What is Digital Literacy?

What is Digital Literacy? | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Every educator is familiar with the concept of literacy—the ability to read and write. A person who is illiterate, who cannot read or write, will inevitably struggle to get along in society. It’s impossible to go on to higher education or get a high-paying job without the ability to read and write. Even daily tasks, like reading a newspaper or filling out job applications, are difficult for an illiterate person. In today’s world, literacy goes beyond just the basic ability to comprehend text. Today’s students will also need to master a new skill—digital literacy. Cornell University defines digital literacy as …
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16 Remarkable Lessons Learned from Interviewing Top ELearning and Edtech Experts

16 Remarkable Lessons Learned from Interviewing Top ELearning and Edtech Experts | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Read the most valuable lessons from interviewing top eLearning and edtech experts.
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Timeless Quotes for Teaching and Learning Inspiration

Timeless Quotes for Teaching and Learning Inspiration | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
One of my New Year’s resolutions was to reread some of my favorite teaching and learning resources, especially those I haven’t looked at in a while. I’m enjoying these revisits and decided to share some random quotes with timeless insights.
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9 Things Enormously Productive People Refuse to Do

9 Things Enormously Productive People Refuse to Do | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
There is no magic formula for being enormously productive--just extremely good habits. Here are 9 that can help.
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Top 10 eLearning Trends To Watch In 2017 - eLearning Industry

Want to know about what eLearning Trends To Watch In 2017? Check what the future holds for online learning and the top 10 eLearning Trends To Watch In 2017.
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Our Top 11 Teaching and Learning Articles of 2016

Our Top 11 Teaching and Learning Articles of 2016 | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
As we prepare to put 2016 in the rearview mirror, we reveal the 11 teaching and learning articles that most resonated with Faculty Focus readers.
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Three Reasons Higher Education Should Prepare for Re-Gen - Eduventures

Three Reasons Higher Education Should Prepare for Re-Gen - Eduventures | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
For the last decade, millennial students have captured the attention of higher education. We’ve studied them, learned about their perspectives on the world
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Ineresting article about our next generation college students!
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6 Things Every Instructional Designer Should Know

6 Things Every Instructional Designer Should Know | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Every Instructional Designer Should Know these 6 Things.
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Using the Elements 4D app

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This is a neat tool for you Chem teachers!! 
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The Best Ways to Be Sure You're Legally Using Online Photos

The Best Ways to Be Sure You're Legally Using Online Photos | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
For generations, a picture was worth a thousand words. Now, in the social network age, a picture is worth a few hundred likes, some +1's, a handful of retweets, stumbles, tumbles, pins, and shares of all sorts. Oh, and those original thousand words.
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Seven Tips for Creating Community In Online Courses (EdSurge News)

Seven Tips for Creating Community In Online Courses (EdSurge News) | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
We’re in the age of the sharing economy. A few years ago, hopping into the backseat of a stranger’s car or sleeping in their guest room might have been a scary prospect. Today, companies like Airbnb and Uber have made sharing with strangers seem totally normal. Yet, online courses haven’t quite fi
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Lost (and Found) in Translation: What Online Students Want

Institutions offering online learning must translate the traditional classroom space into the online one based on what the students want and need. Students told us what that is.
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The unique internet search site your students don’t know about

The unique internet search site your students don’t know about | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
The Wayback Machine is a reference tool for the internet Age as basic as a dictionary. When was the last time you saw a student use it?
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4 Good Formative Assessment Tools for Classrooms That Aren't 1:1

4 Good Formative Assessment Tools for Classrooms That Aren't 1:1 | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Earlier today Kahoot announced  that they now have 50 million users. That prompted one person to email me asking if there was somethin
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Some professors are encouraging hateful speech in the classroom—here's why

Some professors are encouraging hateful speech in the classroom—here's why | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
A new project underway aims to encourage students to listen to, rather than denounce, hateful remarks.
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When the Teacher Becomes the Student

When the Teacher Becomes the Student | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Do you remember what it's like to be a student? Even brief visits to a colleague’s class and experiencing it as a student yields timely teaching insights.
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Let’s Practice What We Teach: Flipping Faculty Development

Let’s Practice What We Teach: Flipping Faculty Development | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Can we flip faculty development? Can we design faculty-centered learning experiences much the same way we design student-centered learning experiences?
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Response: "Ten Elements Of Effective Instruction"

Response: "Ten Elements Of Effective Instruction" | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
(This is Part Two of a two-part series. You can see Part One here) The question asked two weeks ago was: How can English Teachers Best Improve Their Craft? I've previously posted a number of responses that apply to this question, including a five-part series on teaching reading and another five-part series on teaching writing. I also shared additional resources in Part One of this series. Also in Part One, author/educators Penny Kittle and Carol Jago contributed responses. This week's post includes pieces from Jim Burke and David B. Cohen, as well as comments from readers. Response From Ji
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The advanced Google searches every student should know

The advanced Google searches every student should know | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
“Did he seriously just ask that?” Well yes, I recently seriously just asked a group of students if they knew advanced Google searches. And yes, the students got a good laugh from my question.
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The Four Responsibilities of an Effective Subject Matter Expert

The Four Responsibilities of an Effective Subject Matter Expert | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Learn about the four responsiblities for an effective Subject Matter Expert.
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Guy's Edu Blog

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Writing Tech into Grants? You must read this first!
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An interesting blog "that focuses on ways that art, technology, and literacy can interact in all educational settings."
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50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong.
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7 ways to address Common Core tech standards

7 ways to address Common Core tech standards | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Whether you're a novice or an experienced ed tech user, here are seven tips to get you started on meeting Common Core technology standards.
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13 apps that promote higher-order thinking standards

13 apps that promote higher-order thinking standards | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Mobile apps can also be used to promote the development of higher level skills and knowledge included in ISTE's NETS*S standards for students.
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