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Why Tablets Are Content Creation Devices: It’s All About Context

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Tablets are content creation devices in their own right -- not just as toys or in niche cases, but honest-to-goodness vehicles for serious creative material.

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On Line Degree | KCKCC's On-line Education Receives Top Grades ...

On Line Degree | KCKCC's On-line Education Receives Top Grades ... | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
By ALAN HOSKINS The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) does not give out grades in its evaluations of college programs.Otherwise Kansas City Kansas Community Coll.
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Free Webinar - UDL: Theory to Practice, Dec 16th

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, November 25, 1:28 PM

Join expert classroom educators Jon Mundorf (Naples, Florida) and Alexis Reid (Boston, Massachusetts) as they discuss the ways in which UDL helps them teach more effectively and reach more students. They’ll discuss some of the challenges of applying UDL principles and share proven strategies for success. David Gordon, co-author of the 2014 book Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice, which featured both Jon and Alexis, will join them to talk about how the growing community of UDL practitioners is informing and shaping the theory.

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Dropping Out, Again: Why So Many College Students Never Graduate

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A decade ago, then-18-year-old Sophia Stoll resolved that she wanted to go away for college. The working-class New Yorker enrolled in a private Catholic univ...

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Wonderful Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

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September, 2014
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is a motivational theory developed by the renowned psychologist and humanist Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970). Being disappointed by...
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Why Some Community College Students Can't Get Student Loans

Why Some Community College Students Can't Get Student Loans | KCKCC Online Ed News | Scoop.it
Nearly one million community college students in 30 states attend schools that do not provide access to federal student loans, according to a report released this week by The Institute for College Access and Success.

The schools have chosen not t...
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University Of Phoenix Facing Federal Review

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Apollo Education Group said the U.S. Department of Education will review the administration of federal student financial aid programs by its University of Phoenix subsidiary.

The for-profit education company said Monday that the g...
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The 4 Levels Of Learning Analytics By Katie Lepi

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The 4 Levels Of Learning Analytics By Katie Lepi on July 9, 2014 Using data to drive learning outcomes isn’t a new concept, really.
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Free Web Tools to Engage Students in Creative Learning

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July 10, 2014 After posting about "Developing Critical Thinking through Web Search Skills", today I am sharing with you this wonderful 7-page guide featuring some of the excellent tools from...
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5 tips for those who opt to attend community colleges

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'Engage aggressively' and four other tips for those attending community colleges (5 tips for those who opt to attend community colleges - http://t.co/TElzHlP550)...
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A Student-Driven Online Collaborative Learning Environment - Campus Technology

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Campus Technology A Student-Driven Online Collaborative Learning Environment Campus Technology Marist College has honed its learning technology innovations for decades and is not new to the Campus Technology Innovators award program, having...
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Rethinking What a 'Traditional' College Education Entails: Five Misconceptions ... - Huffington Post

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41 Facts About Online Students Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

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The 41 Surprising Facts About Online Students Infographic analyzes online students and their motivations for going back to school in an online setting.


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Top 5 Note Taking Apps for Teachers

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July 2, 2014
Need a way to take notes easily and quickly? For those lucky enough to be attending the ISTE 2014 conference right now, perhaps one of these mobile apps can help, though anyone could...
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Study: 4.8 Million College Students Are Raising Children @insidehighered

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More than a quarter of college students (26 percent) are raising dependent children, according to a new report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research. A majority of the parent population is made up of single parents, most of them women. Single mothers make up 43 percent of the student parent population, while single fathers make up 11 percent.


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Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do

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This morning I was thinking about the things that all young people should know how to do regardless of income, geographical location, life goals, etc.  I started a list - see below.  Some have "alw...
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Study: Social media boost engagement

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Students who feel a meaningful connectionto other students, faculty and staff at their higher education institution are more likely to complete their studies and earn their degrees. But do these connections need to be face-to-face in this social media-saturated world?

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12 Excellent iPad Apps for Music Education

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September 29, 2014
One of the key content areas where technology is making such a tremendous contribution is in the teaching of music. There are now a wide variety of web tools and mobile apps that...
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The Reality and Solution of College Plagiarism | UIC

Plagiarism is an unfortunate reality, and knowing how to spot and correct it is incredibly important. Learn more in UIC's latest infographic.
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QuickWire: Desire2Learn Rebrands and Adds Partners – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Hidden Injuries of Austerity | Confessions of a Community College Dean @insidehighered

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Clearinghouse study finds declining student persistence rates @insidehighered

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The portion of first-time U.S. students who return to college for a second year has dropped 1.2 percentage points since 2009, according to a report that looks like bad news for the national college completion push.

The findings are the latest from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The nonprofit group regularly releases studies based on the Clearinghouse’s data sets, which cover 96 percent of students nationwide.

 

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A Model for Student Success - Campus Technology

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A Model for Student Success Campus Technology "We believe the time is right to establish a not-for-profit practice-improvement center that supports using learning analytics in the service of student success," said project lead Beth Davis, who is...
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Teachers' Ultimate Directory of Free Image Sources

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July 9, 2014
Here is a great and comprehensive directory of free image sources compiled by The Edublogger. This collection is specifically created to help teachers, educators and students have...
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The 4 Levels Of Learning Analytics - Edudemic

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iPad Apps for Dyslexia/Reading Writing Support

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Staff at CALL Scotland have produced a helpful Wheel of Apps guide for iPad that may be useful for students with dyslexia or who just need some additional support with reading and/or writing diffic...

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 1, 12:40 PM

iPad Apps for students with Dyslexia.

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Great resources!

Erin Schettler's curator insight, August 14, 6:47 AM

This is an AMAZING compilation of apps to aid struggling readers!

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A Handy Rubric for Art Teachers

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July 5, 2014
Today I am sharing with you a practical rubric for Art teachers. I came across this rubric through this resourceful Creativity Board on Pinterest. As you see below the rubric is divided...
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