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20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Things you always wanted to know about the web but were afraid to ask. Learn about the web & browsers in this interactive experience created by Google & illustrated by Christoph Niemann.

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Interessante - tudo para entender a web....apps, etc
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My Resource Cloud

My Resource Cloud | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
My Resource Cloud - Offering high quality cloud based education resources with full learning platform integration. Doc D says... pretty good starting place!
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Classroom Technology Faces Skeptics At Research Universities -- InformationWeek

Classroom Technology Faces Skeptics At Research Universities -- InformationWeek | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Professors at research universities prefer teaching with old-fashioned whiteboards, one study says. (Worth a read http://t.co/vTBZ90py)
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eLearning Fitness Environment | Whole Strength

eLearning Fitness Environment | Whole Strength | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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Final project for eLearning Design for Diverse Learners - Welcome insight and suggestions for students!

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Poverty Doesn't Matter in Education? Tell That to an 11-Year-Old Living in the Tenderloin

Poverty Doesn't Matter in Education? Tell That to an 11-Year-Old Living in the Tenderloin | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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More Colleges and Universities Dropping SAT or ACT Admissions Requirement

More Colleges and Universities Dropping SAT or ACT Admissions Requirement | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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This iPad App Builds Better, More Sustainable Cities

This iPad App Builds Better, More Sustainable Cities | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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Blackboard Unveils Major Update for Flagship LMS | Faculty Focus

Blackboard Unveils Major Update for Flagship LMS | Faculty Focus | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Doc D says..."For those that missed this...they are the changes we've been waiting for. I have been in the beta area and can attest to positive and engaging features. For those who think it will add more time to your teaching; it does not, it makes time on tasks more productive and streamlined."
Blackboard unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn™, marking a significant milestone in the company's effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products.
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Instructor Characteristics That Affect Online Student Success | Faculty Focus

Instructor Characteristics That Affect Online Student Success | Faculty Focus | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Doc D says... "During my dissertation study, a good percentage of the participants found they were more motivated when the instructor added personal touches to the feedback comments and discussion postings. These were high school non-completers...so perhaps ALL teachers should pay attention to this and not just online instructors? My challenge to my followers is this: follow the suggestions in this article for a semester... & record student's reactions. Is there a difference?"
Which online instructor characteristics help students succeed? It’s a rather basic question that has not been adequately answered.
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Want Kids to Fall in Love With Writing? Sometimes All You Need Is an Iguana

Want Kids to Fall in Love With Writing? Sometimes All You Need Is an Iguana | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
It's the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that improve our lives (and the developers that make them!
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Cammy Bean's Learning Visions: Putting the Design back into Instructional Design #DevLearn | Student Support for the Digital Citizen

Cammy Bean's Learning Visions: Putting the Design back into Instructional Design #DevLearn | Student Support for the Digital Citizen | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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ClassParrot - Safe Texting for the Classroom -- ClassParrot

ClassParrot - Safe Texting for the Classroom -- ClassParrot | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Instructional Design Model: Gagné’s 9 Events of Instruction | Teacher Tools and Tips

[INFOGRAPHIC] Instructional Design Model: Gagné’s 9 Events of Instruction | Teacher Tools and Tips | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
This weekend I decided it was about time I created a new instructional design themed infographic. I’ve created a few in the past, which I’ve shared on my blog (here, here and here), and...
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:-)  A great model to follow, re-hash, and even tweak. 

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EDU624 eLearning Design for Diverse Learners -

This project highlights an e-Learning unit designed to address the diverse needs of middle school science students. After completing a thorough needs analysis, it was determined that Connecticut State Science Framework 8.4, which related to bridge design, would be a good unit to develop an e-Learning module
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Final project for graduate ID&T course - please feel free to leave comments!

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Here’s to the Future! | Media Medium

Here’s to the Future! | Media Medium | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
One concept I keep going back to is one of our beginning weeks with the concept of Post-Industrial thinking in our world today, what do our students really need to know? When I consider my lesson planning now, I think to myself just how relevant is teaching them about plate tectonics and volcanoes or the Spice Trade during the Age of Exploration. With the expansion of knowledge at your fingertips, what are we teaching our students?
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Infographic: The Importance of Early Learning

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No More Lists of Rules: Ask Kids How They Want to Feel

No More Lists of Rules: Ask Kids How They Want to Feel | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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The Pursuit of Education- Latina Destined for 21st Century ...

The Pursuit of Education- Latina Destined for 21st Century ... | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Education is a driving force in Ana Rodriguez's life — it was her ticket out of poverty and to a rewarding career. As director of development and corporate partnerships at the University of North Texas at Dallas, Rodriguez ...
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This Week In Education: Weekend Reading: Praxis Cheating, More Cuts Coming

This Week In Education: Weekend Reading: Praxis Cheating, More Cuts Coming | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Sometimes the news that comes out over the weekend is just as important as anything that comes out during the week: Teachers in several states hired stand-in to take ETS Praxis certification tests - U.S.
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The Uneven Value of Academic Credit - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Why Scott Walker's focus on pushing graduates into specific majors is wrong (essay) | Inside Higher Ed

Why Scott Walker's focus on pushing graduates into specific majors is wrong (essay) | Inside Higher Ed | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
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Google takes over Times Square, just to prove its Chromebook is for everyone

Google takes over Times Square, just to prove its Chromebook is for everyone | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
Google has taken over Time Square, or at least four screens on a marquee. As part of its "For Everyone" campaign that rolled out with the release of the Samsung Chromebook ...
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Educational Technology Guy: Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen - very handy in my new job

Educational Technology Guy: Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen - very handy in my new job | Doc D's Instructional Design, Technology & Reform News | Scoop.it
:-) It is on my Xmas list!!!
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