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Mobile learning and blended interaction

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Veteran education theorist Michael G. Moore once wrote about three types of interaction. Learners interact, he said, with content, with their teachers and with each other. Other theorists subsequently expanded on this interactional triumvirate.
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Blended learning - that's where it is at.

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Scholarship and learning

Scholarship and learning | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
I read about a study today where jr. high students were sent inspiring test messages about education every day in an attempt to increase their engagement in their studies. It had no effect whatsoev...
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The Ed Techie: You can stop worrying about MOOCs now

The Ed Techie: You can stop worrying about MOOCs now | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
I guess we all knew the MOOC bubble would burst sometime, but I'm saying it's happened this week - it just doesn't know it yet. The reason? Commercial MOOC providers have started making noises about becoming elearning courseware providers for...
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Maybe??

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How to Get a Job

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The rules have changed in today’s labor market. More employers care about whether a worker can add value, not where a college degree was earned.
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Viewpoints: Tackling radicalisation

Viewpoints: Tackling radicalisation | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
Experts give their opinions on how society and the authorities should react to the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby and what can be done to combat radicalisation in the UK.
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I think Dr. Brooke Rogers view on the failure to teach our students proper critical thinking skills hits a bit close to home.

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Bruce Sterling - Fantasy prototypes and real disruption - NEXT Berlin Video

Bruce Sterling - Fantasy prototypes and real disruption - NEXT Berlin Video | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
NEXT Berlin Video
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Watch this, and then ask what it has to do with education. I think it has a lot to do with where we are in HE.

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The Old Reader

The Old Reader | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
It's the ultimate RSS reader. Just like the old google reader, only better. Import your subscriptions in one click, find your Facebook friends and start sharing.
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MOOCs, Courseware, and the Course as an Artifact -

MOOCs, Courseware, and the Course as an Artifact - | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
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Interesting thoughts on where MOOCs are going

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On Education Matters Part 2 - Role of teachers in #MOOCs

On Education Matters Part 2 - Role of teachers in #MOOCs | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
What is the role of teachers in MOOCs? Teachers are tools in the education process.  I have posted here on what teachers are for: Good question: what are teachers for? In a highly commercialized an...

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Learning with 'e's: Making a play for it

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An argument for creativity in the curriculum.

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HR Magazine - UK education system is failing employers, says City & Guilds product development director

HR Magazine - UK education system is failing employers, says City & Guilds product development director | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
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Not content! : JISC Digitisation and Content Programme

The Content Programme 2011-13 set out to test a number of ideas: is it possible to create Open Educational Resources using primary source materials, can we do large-scale digitisation with multiple partners, does clustering ...
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The Post Flickr World - TroveBox

One of the many benefits of my Shuttleworth Fellowship is getting to hang out with other Shuttleworth Fellows twice a year at a meeting called The Gathering. They are an insanely bright, motivated,...
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Online Classes May Force Changes at Universities - Voice of America

Online Classes May Force Changes at Universities - Voice of America | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
Online Classes May Force Changes at Universities Voice of America Instead of the professor lecturing to students, who then do research, study, and homework alone, many online classes flip that around, according to student and blogger John Haber,...
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Time to stop giving away your data?

Time to stop giving away your data? | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
The digital revolution is making us poorer rather than creating the bright shiny future of sci-fi canon, says Jaron Lanier, and we need to take back control of our data
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A dystopian view of where we are going with our data...

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Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Who’s using MOOCs? 10 different target audiences

Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Who’s using MOOCs? 10 different target audiences | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
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Donald Clark Plan B: Malaysia: Chromebook/cloud provision for 10 million! (not taking the tablets)

Donald Clark Plan B: Malaysia: Chromebook/cloud provision for 10 million! (not taking the tablets) | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
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Great idea and pedagogy first - that's a first...

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Donald Clark Plan B: Keep on taking the tablets: 7 reasons why this is lousy advice

Donald Clark Plan B: Keep on taking the tablets: 7 reasons why this is lousy advice | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
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Cybergogue: A Critique of #Connectivism as a Learning Theory

Cybergogue: A Critique of #Connectivism as a Learning Theory | Information Abundance | Scoop.it

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 5, 2013 5:02 PM

There is a new take on Pedagogy learning in the cyberworld! Very useful picture.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 5, 2013 8:11 PM

I can use this as I begin to explore my dissertation topic more extensively. The challenge here might be that we simply are making up new theories when the old ones are fine. What is not fine is that we are not changing the organization and structure of our educational system to meet new learning needs.

Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, April 7, 2013 1:58 AM

Connectiveness comes from sharing value adds!

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Spaced repetition

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Efficient memorization & what it's good for.
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One of the 25 principles for effective learning.

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No. 2 aha moment: God helps those that help themselves

No. 2 aha moment: God helps those that help themselves | Information Abundance | Scoop.it
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Progress in education in developing countries has to start at home. Western technology can help, but only as long as it is adapted and transformed locally.

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