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The Edupunks' Guide: How to Do Research Online

<i>The Edupunks' Guide</i>: How to Do Research Online | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
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Two key learning trends you might have missed this year: MOOCs and OA | LINE

Two key learning trends you might have missed this year: MOOCs and OA | LINE | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
It’s the time of year when bloggers reach for that well known standby, the end-of-year roundup. But rather than rehash some headlines you’ve already seen,
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At the very least, 2013 looks likely to be an interesting year for Higher Education...

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Q-Cert VET Press-Release 9 | Q-Cert-VET

Q-Cert VET Press-Release 9 | Q-Cert-VET | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
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The Q-Cert-VET project has announced that the standard NP 4512:2012 "Vocational training management system, including technology enhanced learning – requirements” is now available after initial testing and publication.

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5 Great eLearning Boredom Busters

5 Great eLearning Boredom Busters | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
Read carefully through this list of things to do to avoid boring eLearning courses that will ensure you to be a hit with your eLearning audience.
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George Siemens - Conectivismo - Lima, 2012

Visualiza la conferencia completa en español del doctor George Siemens y su teoría del conectivismo en el marco del Encuentro Internacional de Educación 2012...
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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

100 Search Engines For Academic Research | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
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A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | Contact North

In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OERs), massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the benefits and challenges of online learning, perhaps the most important issues concern how technology is changing the way we teach, and - more importantly - the way students learn. For want of a better term, we call this “pedagogy.”

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Schools 'wasting £450m a year' on useless gadgets - Telegraph

Schools 'wasting £450m a year' on useless gadgets - Telegraph | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
Millions of pounds worth of technology is “languishing unused” in school cupboards because teachers are being duped into buying the latest gadgets, according to research.
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McLuhan (1911-1980): medium is message - Gutenburg to Zuckerberg

McLuhan (1911-1980): medium is message - Gutenburg to Zuckerberg | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 500+ learning professionals worldwide...

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Top Authoring Tools Companies based on Social Media

Top Authoring Tools Companies based on Social Media | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
For many organizations, the authoring tools, are one of the most significant software for developing eLearning courses. <p>Recently I read a pos...
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The role of technology in global learning

The role of technology in global learning | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
Nick Morrison explores how schools are using video conferencing, chatrooms, picture messaging, blogging and more to connect with schools in other countries...
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Personalized Learning in B.C.

Personalized Learning in B.C. | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
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Personalized learning for each student in British Columbia means a shift from a set of broad, uniform learning outcomes and courses, to learning that is increasingly student-initiated and self directed...

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5 ways online education can keep its students honest

5 ways online education can keep its students honest | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
As online learning platforms like Coursera, Udacity and edX raise the stakes for students with increased partnerships with traditional universities and credit-bearing classes, here are five technologies that can help them thwart cheating.
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8 Research Findings Supporting the Benefits of Gamification in Education | Emerging Education Technology

8 Research Findings Supporting the Benefits of Gamification in Education | Emerging Education Technology | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
There are myriad ways in which gamification can play a positive role in the educational setting. On Sunday, Tess Pajaron sent me a great article from Open
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Online Student Retention Strategies: A Baker’s Dozen of Recommendations | Faculty Focus

Online Student Retention Strategies: A Baker’s Dozen of Recommendations | Faculty Focus | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
Despite the tremendous growth of online education programs, student retention for online courses remains problematic. The attrition rate from online universities is often cited as 20% to 50% (Diaz, 2002).
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How Pearson Shifted from a Reliance on Textbook Publishing to Become an All-Purpose Education Technology Provider | MIT Technology Review

How Pearson Shifted from a Reliance on Textbook Publishing to Become an All-Purpose Education Technology Provider | MIT Technology Review | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
Pearson is the world’s largest book publisher. Now it wants to be a one-stop shop for digital education.

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Hi-tech school kit 'lying unused'

Hi-tech school kit 'lying unused' | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | 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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Students prefer good lectures over the latest technology in class | University Affairs

Students prefer good lectures over the latest technology in class | University Affairs | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
Survey of 15,000 Quebec university students shows they’re “old school” when it comes to teaching technology.
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Organismic integration theory - Psychlopedia - psych-it.com.au

Organismic integration theory - Psychlopedia - psych-it.com.au | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
According to cognitive evaluation theory (Deci, 1975), people are sometimes intrinsically motivated to complete tasks. That is, they feel that some tasks are inherently enjoyable, challenging, or significant. They do not merely feel obliged to complete these activities. When individuals feel intrinsic motivation, they tend to be more persistent. Burnout and exhaustion typically diminish.

 

In contrast, people are sometimes extrinsically motivated to complete tasks. That is, they complete these tasks merely to secure some reward or benefit. When individuals feel extrinsically motivated, their persistence and wellbeing declines.. . .

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Theories for the digital age: 5 blog posts by @stevewheeler - Learning with 'e's

Steve Wheeler posted 5 blog posts about "theoretical influences on my teaching."


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The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning Games

The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning Games | Learning Technology, Pedagogy and Research | Scoop.it
eLearning experts believe that games and playing need to be part of a course for adults to learn effectively.
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