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Mobile learning - Jisc infoNet

Mobile learning - Jisc infoNet | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
Jisc infoNet helps organisations in the Higher Education and Further Education and Skills sectors to operate effectively, get best value for money and deliver excellent quality learning, teaching and research.
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Official Google India Blog: Chromebooks are coming to India

Official Google India Blog: Chromebooks are coming to India | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
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Open Badges session at BBC North

Slides from a two-hour session at BBC North, 10 May 2013.

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Jonas Kuhn's curator insight, May 20, 2013 2:02 PM

Good idea if it's secure. Might replace traditional Universities for people that are used to learning online.

Ruth Bass's curator insight, May 27, 2013 7:23 AM

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Paul West's curator insight, August 24, 2013 12:48 PM

Interesting possibilities . . . 

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Educational Technology Debate

Educational Technology Debate | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
Educational Technology Debate
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WizIQ | Making Online Teaching & Learning Easier and Affordable

WizIQ | Making Online Teaching & Learning Easier and Affordable | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
WizIQ’s easy-to-use online teaching and learning solutions are being used by more than 200,000 teachers/trainers, 5000 organizations, and 3 million learners.
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Surfing the internet in North Korea

Surfing the internet in North Korea | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
Navigating around the internet in North Korea is a unique experience - but a growing thirst for information could begin to open up the secretive nation.
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iPad Research in Schools - University of Hull

iPad Research in Schools - University of Hull | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
ipad use in Scottish primary schools research...
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William Barry, Ph.D.'s curator insight, December 25, 2012 8:40 AM

Interesting information to consider!

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Google Fiber connects Kansas City

Google Fiber connects Kansas City | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
The people of Kansas City in the US are the first to benefit from Google Fiber, offering internet speeds of up to 1Gbps.
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The World Is Not Enough: Google and the Future of Augmented Reality

The World Is Not Enough: Google and the Future of Augmented Reality | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
The new Google FieldTrip app probes the question: What digital information do you want to see overlaid on the physical world?
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Understanding and using the Learning Registry: Pgogy tools for searching and submitting

Understanding and using the Learning Registry: Pgogy tools for searching and submitting | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
I started with the Learning Registry as part of Plugfest 1, which was just over a year ago in Washington D.C. (see my CETIS blog post reporting on it here). Part of the thing I think people don’t g...
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New e-book export feature enabled on Wikipedia — Wikimedia blog

New e-book export feature enabled on Wikipedia — Wikimedia blog | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it

We’re happy to announce that a new EPUB export feature has been enabled on English Wikipedia. You can use it to collate your personal collection of Wikipedia articles and generate free ebooks. These can be read on a broad range of devices, like mobile phones, tablets and e-ink based e-book readers.

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Khan Academy founder to host live Google Hangout to discuss the disruption of education

Khan Academy founder to host live Google Hangout to discuss the disruption of education | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
For the past several weeks, Google has been actively leveraging its Google Hangout feature more and more to share insights of today's thought leaders with the world. Later this month, ...

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For Kids, Android Is Safer Than iOS

For Kids, Android Is Safer Than iOS | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
Android devices give you access to apps that permit deeper levels of control and monitoring without requiring technical know-how to set up.

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How technology best boosts learning

How technology best boosts learning | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
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The OpenCourseWare Consortium - OER Research Hub Welcomes OCWC Community College Fellow » Announcements

The OpenCourseWare Consortium - OER Research Hub Welcomes OCWC Community College Fellow » Announcements | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
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Literacy in the Digital University: Critical perspectives on learning, scholarship and technology (Paperback) - Routledge

Literacy in the Digital University: Critical perspectives on learning, scholarship and technology (Paperback) - Routledge | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
Literacy in the Digital University is an innovative volume bringing together perspectives from two fields of enquiry and practice: ‘literacies and learning’ and ‘learning technologies’. With their own histories and...
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ITU INTERVIEWS: Ms. Louise Guido, CEO, Changecorp

ITU INTERVIEWS: Ms. Louise Guido, CEO, Changecorp. ITU will become an official partner and supporting agency of the Smart Woman mobile-based learning program...
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What Will It Take to Bring Mobile Ed to the Developing World? | MindShift

What Will It Take to Bring Mobile Ed to the Developing World? | MindShift | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it

In developing countries, where smartphones and dependable cellular networks are still scarce, it’s been difficult to gauge the real impact of the mobile education movement. But with the combination of different factors — the advent of new technology, decreased pricing for data, a worldwide lust for mobile education, and a persisting patience for smaller screens and lower connection speeds in nations where there is little alternative — the landscape in developing countries may be at a tipping point.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 23, 2013 11:40 PM

Some interesting insights here and some interesting stats "35% of American respondents say that learning on their mobile phones would be their top choice for learning, compared to 30% who indicate that school would be their ideal channel for education."

Robert Farrow's curator insight, February 25, 2013 1:42 AM
35% of American respondents say that learning on their mobile phones would be their top choice for learning, compared to 30% who indicate that school would be their ideal channel for education.54% of Americans said they would be “very interested” in receiving education via their mobile phones and an additional 21% said they would be “somewhat interested.” For males under 17, the percentage of those “very interested” grows to 62%.41%  of Americans said career development is the number one learning goal
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Meet the 'tutor kings and queens'

Meet the 'tutor kings and queens' | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
They're rich, they're famous... they're teaching maths. Meet the tutor kings and queens of Hong Kong.
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Hi-tech school kit 'lying unused'

Hi-tech school kit 'lying unused' | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
Digital technology could transform education, but expensive kit often sits in boxes because teachers don't know how best to use it, a study claims.
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German University Offers MOOC with Credit -- Campus Technology

German University Offers MOOC with Credit -- Campus Technology | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
A public university in Germany is joining the MOOC movement with a course that will come with "university credit points" that it said could be accepted by degree programs.
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Developing Professional Online Identities project details | process.arts

Developing Professional Online Identities project details | process.arts | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it

DIAL, Learn-IT, CLTAD and SEE are developing a joint pilot project addressing Professional Online Identities aimed at UAL students and staff. The project will identify and develop specific digital literacy skills for developing and maintaining professional online identities with the aim of enhancing student/graduate employability and industry readiness. The project will focus on ‘hard and soft skills’ include webmaking, new media literacies, social skills/skills of groups to connect and share with each other in a participatory culture, citizenship and employability skills.


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OpenDyslexic font gains ground

OpenDyslexic font gains ground | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
A free font designed to help dyslexic people read online content is adopted by a range of software nine months after launch.
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18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration

18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it
More than 600 school districts in America have brought iPads into the classroom. Had they waited a bit longer, they could have taken advantage of studies like these to know whether the iPad movement is the wave of the future of education, or a waste of valuable resources.

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Preparing for Effective Adoption and Use of eBooks in Education | observatory.jisc.ac.uk

Preparing for Effective Adoption and Use of eBooks in Education | observatory.jisc.ac.uk | Learning in a digital environment | Scoop.it

The preview version of the TechWatch report entitled Preparing for Effective Adoption and Use of eBooks in Education is now available.

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