Leadership in Distance Education
152.8K views | +0 today
Follow
Leadership in Distance Education
The Changing Face of Education requires Dynamic Leadership
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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

Free Technology for Teachers: Twitter and Twitter Search in Plain English | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Repressing the Internet, Western-Style

Repressing the Internet, Western-Style | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
RT @MitchWagner: Repressive regimes look to the West for leadership suppressing Internet freedom http://t.co/6QC38yg...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Online Public Library Information You Can Trust

Online Public Library Information You Can Trust | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn [INFOGRAPHIC] | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Online education is a $34 billion business. Here's how it grew so fast -- and why it's so vital for modern-day students.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Methods For Making Influential Internet Presentations | Get Healthy Be Wealthy

Methods For Making Influential Internet Presentations | Get Healthy Be Wealthy | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

The upcoming article discusses how you can effectively put a webinar to use for conveying your ideas, without any issues. These tips can help you broaden your knowledge on subjects for example Consumer Wealth System.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

The Pros and Cons of E-Learning and Education Technology | Oxbridge Essays

The Pros and Cons of E-Learning and Education Technology | Oxbridge Essays | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
Looking at the highs and lows of the new e-learning generation and the education technology revolution. What are the pros and cons of online education, the benefits and dangers?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Breakthrough eLearning: The Pitfalls and Promises of Mobile Learning

Breakthrough eLearning: The Pitfalls and Promises of Mobile Learning | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Selecting Appropriate Technology for Online Learning

Selecting Appropriate Technology for Online Learning | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Read Easily - Ebooks Online Library

Read Easily - Ebooks Online Library | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
A digital library for everyone, particularly for the partially sighted and visually impaired...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

British Library offers e-classics

British Library offers e-classics | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
The British Library is making digital copies of more than 40,000 classic books available for the iPad.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

All A-Twitter about Education : Education Next

All A-Twitter about Education : Education Next | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it

Once upon a time, the education “war of ideas” was fought on the battleground of the nation’s op-ed pages. Then came blogs. But that was so two years ago (see “Linky Love, Snark Attacks, and Fierce Debates about Teacher Quality?” what next, Winter 2009.) Who has time for 400-word missives anymore? If you’ve got a point to make, tweet it!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Scoop.it!

Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to "Be There" for Distance Learners (Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning) | edteck-lms.org

Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to "Be There" for Distance Learners (Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning) | edteck-lms.org | Leadership in Distance Education | Scoop.it
This important new resource shows how a strong sense of online presence contributes to greater student satisfaction and retention.
more...
No comment yet.