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Pedagogical Knowledge and the Changing Nature of the Teaching Profession - OECD

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This publication presents research and ideas from multiple perspectives on pedagogical knowledge - the knowledge of teaching and learning - and the changing nature of the teaching profession. It provides a modern account of teachers’ professional competence, and how this relates to student learning. 





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Research: Let's Move STEM Learning Earlier 

Research: Let's Move STEM Learning Earlier  | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
According to a new research project, children who engage in scientific activities at an early age (between birth and age 8) develop positive attitudes toward science, build up their STEM "vocabularies" and do better at problem solving, meeting challenges and acquiring new skills.

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Twelve potential education technology implementation pitfalls and ways to avoid them

Twelve potential education technology implementation pitfalls and ways to avoid them | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it

"Get ahead of your EdTech project or implementation effort by considering these “gotchas” before they get you ..."


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Last week’s poll: closing the skills gap in engineering

Last week’s poll: closing the skills gap in engineering | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Who needs to make the most effort to close the engineering skills gap in the UK?
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Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method
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Murder mystery to DNA: researchers bring science to life in schools

Murder mystery to DNA: researchers bring science to life in schools | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
University departments are partnering with teachers to open young people’s eyes to research as a potential career choice
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Searchable Directory of Selected Journals in Online and Distance Learning

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These are the 10 breakthrough technologies you need to know about right now

These are the 10 breakthrough technologies you need to know about right now | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
These technologies all have staying power. They will affect the economy and our politics, improve medicine, or influence our culture. Some are unfolding now; others will take a decade or more to develop. But you should know about all of them right now.
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What To Do When Online Discussion Dies

What To Do When Online Discussion Dies | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Ever had a discussion forum or social chat fall silent? Students that are deeply engaged in forums and chat have a more enjoyable experience and are more likely to complete their course successfully. Here's how you can reignite engagement when online discussion dies.

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Tips for students and for instructors on what to do when a discussion runs out of gas. 

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Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education

Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Fear and anxiety can keep many educators from embracing open educational resources and open pedagogy. Here, "open" proponents explain common concerns.
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16 of this year's biggest teaching and learning issues in higher ed 

16 of this year's biggest teaching and learning issues in higher ed  | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE survey of college and university thought-leaders reveals key issues within faculty development, academic transformation, and much more.
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Technological Unemployment and the Paradox of Permanent Understaffing

Kim’s Law: The greater the worry about robots creating a jobless future, the more understaffed and insecure today's workplace becomes.
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Using Analytics to Drive Online Retention and Success

Using Analytics to Drive Online Retention and Success | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it

Learning analytics and education is not by itself fruitful. Nice interview about ways it can work. 
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6 Must-have Augmented reality Apps for Education on Android / iPhone- Augrealitypedia

6 Must-have Augmented reality Apps for Education on Android / iPhone- Augrealitypedia | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Must Try Augmented reality Apps for Education on Android/ iPhone. It can Redefine Your Mobile as a Highly Effective Learning Hand-held Device
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3 Ways Exponential Technologies are Impacting the Future of Learning

3 Ways Exponential Technologies are Impacting the Future of Learning | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Exponential technologies have a tendency to move from a deceptively slow pace of development to a disruptively fast pace. We often disregard or don’t notice technologies in the deceptive growth phase…
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Distance learning is becoming a popular first choice for prospective students 

Distance learning is becoming a popular first choice for prospective students  | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Distance learning can no longer be considered the preserve of working adults with many younger students now actively choosing this route. At one time distance

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Check out the three main reasons why prospective students are drawn towards this path of learning.
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Pearson hit by biggest loss as students move to online learning

Pearson hit by biggest loss as students move to online learning | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
The Penguin-Random House owner made a £2.6bn pre-tax loss after taking a £2.55bn non-cash charge for ‘impairment of goodwill reflecting trading pressures in our North American businesses’.
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MéxicoX: Meet the MOOC Platform Funded by the Mexican Government 

MOOCs continue to grow, this time with another regional platform
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Importance of Embracing Social Media in Online Education

Importance of Embracing Social Media in Online Education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
The continual development and progression of the internet has had an immense impact on society and the way that we do things. From our consumption of

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Technology is now widely accepted in more areas such as education.
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Google and Coursera Have a Plan to Fill Tech Job Gaps

Coursera and Google Cloud Platform are collaborating to help close the skills gap in tech with online training.
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