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5 Ways That edX Could Change Education

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Published October 1, 2012 in ‘The Chronicle of Higher Education” written by Marc Parry: Kelvin Ma for the Chronicle of Higher Education Marcello Pagano (left), a biostatistician, and E....
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A collection of resources and activities for blended learning
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Still trying to better understand to help implement this "learning trend" http://t.co/HFrKxJfn4m
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Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom with digital content. Collect web resources in one place and share with just one link.


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Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 2, 11:56 PM
Great place to make online lessons
MeeMetICT's curator insight, July 5, 10:31 AM

Aanrader. werkt perfect en snel!

Ionel Nedelcu's curator insight, July 5, 4:01 PM

Mi-am făcut cont aici.

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Blended Learning Innovations: 10 Major Trends

Blended Learning Innovations: 10 Major Trends | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

"Blended learning is constantly evolving. And most of the innovations and refinements have been developed to support student-centered learning. That means leveraging technology into learning activities, in and out of the classroom.

There is mounting evidence that complementing or replacing lectures with student-centric, technology-enabled active learning strategies and learning guidance—rather than memorization and repetition—improves learning, supports knowledge retention, and raises achievement. These new student-centered blended learning methods inspire engagement, and are a way to connect with every student right where they are while supporting progress toward grade level standards."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 25, 7:22 PM

This infographic looks at ten trends occurring in Blended Learning:

* The Student-Centered Learning Experience

* Soaring Numbers of Digital Learners

* Building Higher-Order Thinking Skills

* Realizing Benefits for both Teachers and Students

* A Framework for Data-Driven Decision-Making in Education

* Personalized Learning Accompanied by a Lean, Blended, Interactive Approach

* Productive Gamification

* The Mobile World is Where Learners Live Now

* Students' Personal Access to Mobile Devices

* More Broadband, Please!

You may also access a white paper that "provides a snapshot of some of the dominant trends in the ever-evolving blended learning landscape, and takes a look at how innovative approaches are boosting achievement in elementary mathematics classrooms."

Mika Auramo's curator insight, April 27, 9:04 PM

Erinomainen infografiikka sulautuvasta opetuksesta, vertailun vuoksi myös arkaaisesta menetelmästä.

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The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics. | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times,...

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massimo facchinetti's curator insight, April 5, 12:34 AM

Not only for academics…!!!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 13, 11:58 PM

Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

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5 Steps to Create Stunning Slideshows with Audio Using YouTube ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Steps to Create Stunning Slideshows with Audio Using YouTube ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

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23 Great Sources For Free Educational Videos Online - Edudemic

23 Great Sources For Free Educational Videos Online - Edudemic | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Students love to watch and learn. Why not showcase some of the best free educational videos and their repositories then?

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Jukka Sormunen's curator insight, September 19, 2013 2:43 AM

Oppituntitallenteidenkin vaikutus oppimiseen on selkeästi positiivinen ja vähentää paljon mm. tukiopetuksen tarvetta oppilaitoksissa.

 

Uudella iClass.UbiCast.tv kanavalla voidaan rikastaa videomateriaalia monella eri tavalla.

 

Kurkista uuteen palveluun tästä osoitteesta http://iclass.ubicast.tv ja tilaa vaikka oppilaitoksellesi testitunnukset allekirjoittaneelta:

 

Yt: Jukka Sormunen

jukka.sormunen@fineict.fi

+358 45 8896805

 

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How To Start Using iTunes U In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Start Using iTunes U In The Classroom - Edudemic | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Ready to take the plunge and start using iTunes U in the classroom? It's not as scary as you think - and many aren't yet using the tool!

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Sarah-Jane Davies's curator insight, September 17, 2013 5:41 AM

Technology is advancing continously; therefore it makes sense for educational systems to keep up with technology. This should be done because its is predominately the youth who enjoy advancing with technology. Therefore if more education systems use iTunesU students will be able to learn their work efficiently since they will understand it more easily than a dull textbook. If institutions adopt this new tool it will make vast changes in both the teacher's and students's education. This tool is very easy to use and is more convenient than compiling numerous notes and books. The only downside is that iTunesU is an Apple product. Therefore only those with iPads,iPhones or any other Apple products will be able to use iTunesU. Apple products are not necessarily cheap; therefore not all institutions would be able to use this new handy tool.

Mary Starry's curator insight, September 17, 2013 7:02 PM

Author has lots of links and resources to assist you in preparing an iTunes U course. 

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Sarah-Jane Davies's insight:

Technology is advancing continously; therefore it makes sense for educational systems to keep up with technology. This should be done because its is predominately the youth who enjoy advancing with technology. Therefore if more education systems use iTunesU students will be able to learn their work efficiently since they will understand it more easily than a dull textbook. If institutions adopt this new tool it will make vast changes in both the teacher's and students's education. This tool is very easy to use and is more convenient than compiling numerous notes and books. The only downside is that iTunesU is an Apple product. Therefore only those with iPads,iPhones or any other Apple products will be able to use iTunesU. Apple products are not necessarily cheap; therefore not all institutions would be able to use this new handy tool.

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Gingko App - For collaborative writing

Gingko App - For collaborative writing | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

Since Gingko is tree-based, one person can work on the overall organization, while a second is writing the main points of a particular section, and a third is taking those points and fleshing them out in a subsection.


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 22, 2013 3:32 PM

Very good app for long documents. You could work in a 3 tree level, allowing you to conect between levels, add links, pics, etc... quite user-friendly.

Anne-Christin Tannhäuser's curator insight, February 25, 2:52 AM

Need to try out this tool, looks exciting!

Asif Mehedi's curator insight, June 11, 9:56 AM

Now that I've discovered the wonderful Gingko App, my writing (and pre-writing) is not going to be the same again.

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10 Things You Should Unlearn Before Starting to Teach Online

10 Things You Should Unlearn Before Starting to Teach Online | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
There are 10 things that online teachers should unlearn before they take up teaching online. Online Education needs new and open thinkers for sustainability.

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Bill Weigall's curator insight, October 26, 2013 7:40 PM

We all know that bolting innovation onto existing practice is rarely entirely successful or satisfactory.

olgadiez's curator insight, March 12, 1:48 PM

Desaprender: imprescindible para avanzar.

Marielos Gutiérrez's curator insight, June 5, 8:52 PM

Me encató este artículo de WizIQ blog sobre los hábitos que nos vemos obligados a modificar para ser capaces de tutorizar un aprendizaje elearning.

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10 Drivers of Blended Learning

10 Drivers of Blended Learning | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
There are at least 10 reasons that make blended learning an unstoppable force.
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6 Things Teachers Do to Flip the Classroom

6 Things Teachers Do to Flip the Classroom | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

Get 6 Real World Examples of a Flipped Classroom from Subject Experts.

 

The Flipped Classroom model is changing the ways students learn and teachers teach. When you flip your classroom, you offer your students rich, engaging material to consider at home, and you use class time to help them interact with the ideas. Lecturing during class time is minimized and students have a teacher nearby when they are doing work and most likely to need guidance.


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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, May 31, 2013 8:11 AM
The key to "flipped" is to rethink who has control of content and learning. These are some great tactics to help move instruction toward more student-led learning.
Kimberly A. Hurd's curator insight, May 31, 2013 2:52 PM

Great insight. 

Upfront40's curator insight, June 3, 2013 4:35 AM

Flipping the classroom is an ideal way to assist students who want to get ahead and be challenged while at home.

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19 Kick-Butt Tools for ELearning | WPLMS

19 Kick-Butt Tools for ELearning | WPLMS | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
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Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice

Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

NOW AVAILABLE:

 

Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: 
Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice


Rory McGreal, Wanjira Kinuthia and Stewart Marshall, Eds. May 2013

 

Published jointly by the Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University, Canada (UNESCO/COL Chair in OER) as CC-BY-SA and freely available to all:www.col.org/psOERIRP. Available in PDF and epub formats.

 

This book is one in a series of OER resources published by COL. It describes the OER movement in detail, providing readers with insight into OER's significant benefits, its theory and practice, and its achievements and challenges. The 16 chapters, written by some of the leading international experts on the subject, are organised into four parts by theme:

OER in AcademiaOER in Practice:Diffusion of OERProducing, Sharing and Using OER

Instructional designers, curriculum developers, educational technologists, teachers, researchers, students, others involved in creating, studying or using OER: all will find this timely resource informative and inspiring.


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ProfeRed's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:47 AM

"Open Educational Resources (OER) – that is, teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free to others to use, revise and share – offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness of worldwide education. Those resources can be full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, software, and other materials and techniques used to promote and support universal access to knowledge.

This book, initiated by the UNESCO/COL Chair in OER, is one in a series of publications by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) examining OER. It describes the movement in detail, providing readers with insight into OER’s significant benefits, its theory and practice, and its achievements and challenges. The 16 chapters, written by some of the leading international experts on the subject, are organised into four parts by theme:

OER in Academia – describes how OER are widening the international community of scholars, following MIT’s lead in sharing its resources and looking to the model set by the OpenCourseWare ConsortiumOER in Practice – presents case studies and descriptions of OER initiatives underway on three continentsDiffusion of OER – discusses various approaches to releasing and “opening” content, from building communities of users that support lifelong learning to harnessing new mobile technologies that enhance OER access on the InternetProducing, Sharing and Using OER – examines the pedagogical, organisational, personal and technical issues that producing organisations and institutions need to address in designing, sharing and using OER"....

 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 16, 2013 5:48 PM

This looks like it might be a good only with a thorough read.

Julio Vizcarra's curator insight, May 17, 2013 7:30 AM

La investigación sobre educación abierta sigue adelante.

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Channelkit

Channelkit | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

Organize links, articles, places, books or anything on the web into neat channels for personal or public use.


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Juan Fernández's curator insight, July 2, 12:36 AM

It could be used, for example, to share resources and material for your students.

Sonya Kew's curator insight, July 2, 10:48 AM

Another alternative is always good.  I think people need to find the one that works for them.

Patty Ball's curator insight, July 20, 9:20 PM

collections online, 

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Collect and Organize Learning Resources Into Embeddable Collections with Blendspace

Collect and Organize Learning Resources Into Embeddable Collections with Blendspace | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, June 26, 9:16 AM



Blendspace is a web-based content curation tool, designed specifically for educators and teachers. Blendspace sits somewhere between Pinterest and Storify as its power and simplicity make it easy to search multiple sources, import content and visually display it and organize it into boards.


Its unique strength resides in:

  1. Multiple layout pre-sets
  2. Presentation-mode
  3. Collections are embeddable
  4. Easy drag/drop reorganization of boards
  5. Team collaborators (upcoming feature)
  6. Works across all computers and devices


Very easy and intuitive to use, makes the research and collection task intuitive, and organization, presentation and publishing very effective.


I really like how Blendspace works and the results it produces. If you are looking for visual tool to create collections of resources on a specific topic for your class or training program, I'd give Blendspace a try.



Try it out now: https://www.blendspace.com/ 



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Vittorio Canavese's curator insight, June 27, 12:50 AM

Nell'ottica del "blended learning" una buona idea, da verificarne la realizzazione. 

Hairuddin Munip's curator insight, July 4, 5:06 PM

Many great ideas on how you curate info for different purposes - research, reminder, wish list etc

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The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

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Pierre Laoureux's curator insight, August 6, 5:43 AM

Un tableau très bien fait pour faire le choix de la bonne application video.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 16, 6:20 PM

What an excellent list of video tools and resources from Robin Good. highly recommended 9.5/10.

Alison Rostetter's curator insight, August 19, 7:49 AM

Thanks to the collector, Robin Good, of this great list.  I'm sure many people will be interested to learn about all these sites

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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow: blended learning, elearning, digital tools, khan academy, youtube (37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow http://t.co/UpomdHQdYm via...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 2, 5:11 AM

Another handy list. 

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, April 3, 6:16 AM

For my teaching friends. Some you likely know others you may not. Nice list of technology resources for teaching.

 

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, April 4, 9:25 AM

Thank you for sharing.

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4 Tips for Educators New to the Blended Learning Classroom

4 Tips for Educators New to the Blended Learning Classroom | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Are you a blended learning rookie? No worries! Check out these four quick tips for any educator new to the blended learning field.

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The Flipped Classroom Boosts Grades 5%. Why That's As Big As We Can Expect.

The Flipped Classroom Boosts Grades 5%. Why That's As Big As We Can Expect. | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Classrooms across the nation are adopting a new technology trend known as the “flipped” classroom, where students watch lecture videos as homework and teachers use class-time for discussion.

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DebbOliver's curator insight, September 19, 2013 8:06 PM

This is flippin' incredible!

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125 Top Blogs on Blended Learning - Getting Smart

125 Top Blogs on Blended Learning - Getting Smart | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

by Katie Vander Ark

 

"Last year we published a list of 60+ blended learning articles. With the extensive use of blended learning in classrooms and lots of shared success stories, we doubled that total.  Following are 125 blogs by category.  Point us to stories we missed."


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Antonia Rudenstine's comment, September 8, 2013 4:21 AM
Love the categories they provide. Thanks!
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, September 8, 2013 5:39 PM

Thank you for sharing.

Karine Thonnard's curator insight, September 9, 2013 6:05 AM

add your insight...

 
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Open Textbook - An Open Resource on Digital Literacy for Educators, Teachers and Schools

Open Textbook - An Open Resource on Digital Literacy for Educators, Teachers and Schools | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it

There are practical guides to help facilitate accessibility for a wide audience and a visual map of resources that are hyperlinked to content to aid navigation. Suggestions of how to use this resource are offered as starting points for you to explore the themes, issues, literature and content and there is guidance to help you re-use this content within your own practice.


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delta14's curator insight, March 12, 8:04 PM

Se ofrece una colección de materiales didácticos , así como guías de utilización de libre uso con la característica de que se pueden adecuar al contexto de trabajo.

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, March 13, 6:51 AM

Wonderful Open Textbook.

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 13, 5:10 PM

It looks like a great starting place for teaching and learning resources for your educational environment.

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What is Blended Learning? Combining Online & Offline Learning. | Education Elements

What is Blended Learning? Combining Online & Offline Learning. | Education Elements | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Intrigued by the potential of blended learning? Blended learning is modernizing schools & the ways in which students and teachers incorporate technology in the classroom.
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How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning

How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education's relationship with technology. However, it fits.
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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, June 3, 2013 2:52 PM

A great resource to ponder and learn from.

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How to Blend Education and Social Technologies | WPLMS

How to Blend Education and Social Technologies | WPLMS | Learning in blended environments | Scoop.it
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What Is the Importance of Digital Curation from an Academic Viewpoint

What is digital curation and why is it important to you? Leading experts in the curation and preservation of digital objects (such as databases, photos, vide...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 25, 2013 6:58 AM

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/learn-every-day-a-bit-with-curation/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Curation

 

Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com's curator insight, May 25, 2013 10:06 PM

Digital Curation - Making the information accessible to different types of developers to continue the sharing of past knowledge with future generations. 

Pippa Yeoman's curator insight, June 6, 2013 4:04 PM

Digital curation - the preservation and repurposing of content. Using digital hubs to collect, collate and make a contribution to conversations in your area of academic interest.