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5 ways online education can keep its students honest

5 ways online education can keep its students honest | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
As online learning platforms like Coursera, Udacity and edX raise the stakes for students with increased partnerships with traditional universities and credit-bearing classes, here are five technologies that can help them thwart cheating.

Via Mark Smithers, Faiz A.H, Dr. Richard NeSmith, Dennis T OConnor
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 18, 2012 4:16 PM

Cheating is pervasive in both face to face and online environments.  I think it's easier to recognize in an online environment where the voice of a student is established in discussion threads.  Ultimately, creating assignments that call for creative and critical thinking and a unique product are the best way to avoid the classic 'answers on the hand' scenarios. 

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10 Surprising Facts About Students Using E-Textbooks - Edudemic

10 Surprising Facts About Students Using E-Textbooks - Edudemic | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Are students using e-textbooks and do they actually make a difference? These 10 surprising facts might, well, surprise you!
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Why Are We Still Learning History From Textbooks?: Chris Collins at TEDxSacramento

Computer games are available everywhere from the desktop to the phone and they give us the easy ability to play alone or in large groups. Virtual technology ...

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There are so many ways to share the stories of history, games and maps and story maps ... virtual technology is the most fascinating to me.

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Google Apps in Education - Google+

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Come and share your experiences or advice on Google apps with the Google Apps in Education Community. 

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#freeandopen

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A free and open world depends on a free and open Internet. Governments alone should not determine the future of the Internet.
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Tweet Archivist - Analyze, Archive, Save and Export Twitter Searches

Tweet Archivist is an online tool to archive, analyze, visualize, save and export tweets based on a search term or hashtag.
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20 Grading Apps To Save You Time (iOS and Android) - Edudemic

20 Grading Apps To Save You Time (iOS and Android) - Edudemic | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Androids and iPhones are just waiting to help you save time in your grading. There are a number of grading apps that can cut down the time it takes to grade in no time. Here's a quick list!
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20 Coolest Augmented Reality Experiments in Education So Far - Online Universities

20 Coolest Augmented Reality Experiments in Education So Far - Online Universities | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
More and more teachers, researchers, and developers contribute their ideas and inventions toward the cause of more interactive learning environments.
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A Favorite Formative Assessment: The Exit Slip

A Favorite Formative Assessment: The Exit Slip | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
When we think about all the different ways we check for understanding in the classroom, a go-to strategy for many teachers has always been the exit slip or exit ticket.
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Playful Learning: Computer Games in Education

This short book combines thoughts, observations, tools and practical tips to help you understand more about using and making computer games in the classroom.
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New Acer Chromebook costs just $199 | PCWorld

New Acer Chromebook costs just $199 | PCWorld | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Featuring an Intel Celeron 847 and an 18-second boot time, this new Linux-based device offers an all-time low price point.
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How I Use Twitter In My Classroom - Edudemic

How I Use Twitter In My Classroom - Edudemic | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
A quick look at how I use Twitter for writing prompts. I thought this was going to be another project gone bad! To my surprise since teens love texting, they also loved micro-blogging!

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Dennis van oeveren's curator insight, December 17, 2012 1:23 AM

Twitter outside the classroom i flipping the class

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Workflow in the 1:1 iPad Classroom – First Grade by @ipadSammy

Workflow in the 1:1 iPad Classroom – First Grade by @ipadSammy | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
  IT happened….. something went wrong in our first grade classroom when using the iPads.  I know, BIG SHOCKER!  One of the more important things teachers need to remember is things will not always go as planned when using the iPads.
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20+ Google Forms Teachers should not Miss

20+ Google Forms Teachers should not Miss | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it

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GoMo: An Initiative From Google

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Find out why mobile-friendly sites matter, see how your current site looks in mobile, and find resources for building your mobile site.
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The Best Google Features You're Probably Not Using

The Best Google Features You're Probably Not Using | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Google is a vast machine with all types of apps, programs, and tools. A lot of these—like Gmail and Google Docs—are clearly useful and beloved by many.
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How Teachers Use Skype in the Classroom

How Teachers Use Skype in the Classroom | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
"Skype in the Classroom" was created for teachers so that they could introduce their pupils to cultures and experts worldwide in real time...
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Google integrates Gmail, cloud storage service Drive

Google integrates Gmail, cloud storage service Drive | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Google announced on Tuesday that it has integrated Gmail with its cloud storage service Google Drive. The result is a significant increase in size of documents that can be emailed -- up to 10GB.
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Official Android Blog: Edit spreadsheets on the go with the Drive mobile app

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F.3 How to Link Your Google Docs

F.3 How to Link Your Google Docs | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Using Google Docs with your classes? All your Google Docs can sync with your Edmodo Library. This will allow you to share documents with your Edmodo groups and students can easily turn-in assignmen...
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20+ Powerful Online Presentation Tools

20+ Powerful Online Presentation Tools | In the eye of the new world | Scoop.it
Online presentations are considered as a really effective marketing and communication tool.
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