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Opportunity knocks in the Third World - Lexington Clipper Herald

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Opportunity knocks in the Third WorldLexington Clipper HeraldAnother day, Omahan Paul Bryant delivered lessons on leadership from his latest book, which will serve to supplement the core curriculum.
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Edunology - Glogster

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Glogster Edu is designed to be a safe, moderated environment for teachers to manage classroom use of glogster. It is a private and safe platform, monitored directly by teachers. Teachers control all the activities of their learners. All teachers who create an account can setup and manage up to 100 student accounts. From your dashboard you can view all of your students Glogs.

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Managing Online Learning: What's Best Practice? « Educational ...

Managing Online Learning: What's Best Practice? « Educational ... | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
The road to technological change in education isn't going to be paved by those who are committed to traditional face-to-face pedagogy. Yet, Ann Taylor, interim director of the Dutton e-Education Institute at Penn State, ...
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How to Assess Your Leadership Skills - Inc.com

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Inc.comHow to Assess Your Leadership SkillsInc.comEbner says there are several excellent online 360-degree survey tools that protect privacy while also providing thorough assessments, including Leadership Circle, the Booth Company, and the Center...
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Can Online Learning Surpass Traditional Instruction by Adding An International Flavor? | Online Degree Zone Blog

Can Online Learning Surpass Traditional Instruction by Adding An International Flavor? | Online Degree Zone Blog | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Online learning is not necessarily of lesser quality than traditional learning. It is possible, in some ways, to make online education even better as it grows.
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Five tips for designing effective online learning modules | TechRepublic

Five tips for designing effective online learning modules | TechRepublic | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Developing useful training materials can be a little daunting, especially if you’re new to the process.
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Making e-Learning Work: Insider Tips From a Virtual School

Making e-Learning Work: Insider Tips From a Virtual School | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
These days, it isn't a question of whether online instruction should be implemented; it's how. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) offers some insight for ensuring both students and teachers succeed.
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2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning

2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

A Radically Different World

If you think our future will require better schools, you're wrong.

The future of education calls for entirely new kinds of learning environments.

If you think we will need better teachers, you're wrong.

Tomorrow’s learners will need guides who take on fundamentally different roles.

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Breakthrough eLearning: The Pitfalls and Promises of Mobile Learning

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Facebook Fans Vs. Twitter Followers: Which Are More Valuable? - Forbes.com

Facebook Fans Vs. Twitter Followers: Which Are More Valuable? - Forbes.com | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
One offers push; the other, pull. ("Facebook Fans Vs. Twitter Followers: Which Are More Valuable?
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Web lessons may become integral part of education | | The Bulletin

Web lessons may become integral part of education | | The Bulletin | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Here’s how Salman Khan thinks schools should work: Students should learn lessons online and do homework and projects in class.This “flipping” of the traditional classroom is the operating system espoused by Khan and his Khan Academy, a website whose...
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Selecting Appropriate Technology for Online Learning

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Analysis of the SECTIONS Model in the 21st Century
MA Learning and Technology, LRNT 503 - Royal Roads University - Unit 3 Group Project-  Brian Bailey, Susan Fisher, Rose Murray & Ingrid Wage...
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DigitalBookIndex: World's Virtual Library (165,000+ FREE eBooks, eTexts, On-Line Books, eDocuments)

DigitalBookIndex: World's Virtual Library (165,000+ FREE eBooks, eTexts, On-Line Books, eDocuments) | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

Over the last decade, a quiet revolution has been going on in the development of a large library of "digital" or "electronic" books. While there are still large gaps, a very substantial body of "Western" thought is available in the form of downloadable or on-line books.

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Do Online Collaborative Groups Need Leaders? | My pursuit of….um ...

Do Online Collaborative Groups Need Leaders? | My pursuit of….um ... | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Asynchronous CMC-based distance education was examined to determine if the environment is equitable for male and female students. The research suggest that in the anonymized distance education institution that the author ...
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What is Active Learning?

Discusses what active learning is and provides examples of how active learning can be used in both face to face and online classes.
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How do students define their roles and responsibilities in online learning?

How do students define their roles and responsibilities in online learning? | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Williams, K. C., Morgan, K., & Cameron, B. A. (2011). How do students define their roles and responsibilities in online learning group projects? Distance Education, 32(1), 49-62. doi:10.1080/01587919.2011.565498.
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Learning with 'e's: Digital age learning

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Heutagogy is a grand way of saying 'self directed or self determined learning'. Paragogy is another way of describing peer to peer learning, where students support each other's learning on an equal basis. Both are highly applicable when we consider the advance of learning technologies and the deep pervasion of social media into many learning spaces, formal and informal.

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

a recent study from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and Sesame Workshop (producers of Sesame Street) found that 80% of children age 5 and under use the Internet at least once a week.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Twitter and Twitter Search in Plain English

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E Learning and developing countries - GLG News

E Learning and developing countries - GLG News | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
There is need for eleraning setups at universities level in developing country than in developed countries and organizations are simply ignoring this fact.
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mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device » Float Mobile Learning - Mobile Learning Strategy

mLearning Is Not eLearning on A Mobile Device » Float Mobile Learning - Mobile Learning Strategy | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
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Social Learning With Social Networking Tools Designed Just For Education | Emerging Education Technology

Social Learning With Social Networking Tools Designed Just For Education | Emerging Education Technology | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Are you using one of these education-specific Social Learning applications? Last week's article, “Facebook in the Classroom.
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Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments | Upside Learning Blog

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments | Upside Learning Blog | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Everyone's been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE.
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Schools of the Future May Not Be Actual Buildings at All

Schools of the Future May Not Be Actual Buildings at All | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

Webster’s Dictionary defines education as “the process of educating or teaching….” Anybody digging deeper into this finds it necessary to define knowledge, skills, understanding, character, development. There is, in short, no universally agreed definition of education nor how it should be accessed. Teachers’ Mind Resources opened a debate on educational definitions in the early part of this century. The definitive meaning is still awaited.

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Repressing the Internet, Western-Style

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RT @MitchWagner: Repressive regimes look to the West for leadership suppressing Internet freedom http://t.co/6QC38yg...
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