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A MOOC by Any Other Name | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

A MOOC by Any Other Name | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Office Hours - LIS EDU | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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Make A Complete Community Site With Buddypress (& WordPress)

Make A Complete Community Site With Buddypress (& WordPress) | Office Hours - LIS EDU | Scoop.it
We’ve talked before about various plugins that can dramatically change and enhance the underlying functionality of WordPress, as well as rolling your own custom plugins and widgets – it can become basically anything you want it to.

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Why Good Classes Fail

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Disposable Twitter Accounts for Classroom Use - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Disposable Twitter Accounts for Classroom Use - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Office Hours - LIS EDU | Scoop.it

"When it comes to the classroom, however, there are complications with requiring Twitter. These include:

Some professors are uncomfortable requiring students to use a commerical service for their classes. Requiring Twitter is different from, say, requiring a textbook printed by a commercial publisher, because Twitter requires personal information of students.
Some professors are uncomfortable with the public nature of Twitter. They don’t want to require students to create content that significant others, family members, or potential employers might discover—not necessarily because they expect students to write controversial material on Twitter, but because they want students to feel free from such concerns within their classrooms.
Twitter in the classroom can seem to students like a creepy treehouse. Most academics who require Twitter do it for other reasons than to have their students interact socially with them, but it might seem otherwise to students.
In my digital humanities classes, I do require students to use Twitter so they can follow the most dynamic conversations happening among practitioners in the field. Love it or hate it, digital humanists are talking on Twitter. Here’s the assignment..."


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Lessons in Ethnography

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This semester at the University of North Texas I am taking SLIS 5445, History and Culture of Youth Services. A good portion of the class has focused on ethnography and its application in youth serv...

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A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing His Teaching Advice Isn't Working - College 2.0 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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MOOC's Could Hurt Smaller and For-Profit Colleges, Moody's Report Says - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOC's Could Hurt Smaller and For-Profit Colleges, Moody's Report Says - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Office Hours - LIS EDU | Scoop.it
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Five Trends Driving Virtual Learning

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With social media, virtual classrooms, mobile learning, and more, we are being asked to create blended learning that takes advantage of all that the future has to offer. But which of these are a fad, and which are here for the long-run?
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As Scholarship Goes Digital, Academics Seek New Ways to Measure Their Impact - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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MLA issues guidelines on evaluation of digital scholarship | Inside Higher Ed

MLA issues guidelines on evaluation of digital scholarship | Inside Higher Ed | Office Hours - LIS EDU | Scoop.it

By Scott Jaschik

 

"Vague expressions of support for digital work aren't enough today when it comes to evaluating faculty members. That's the clear message of new guidelines issued by the Modern Language Association on how digital contributions should be evaluated in hiring, tenure and promotion decisions.

 

"Institutions and departments should develop written guidelines so that faculty members who create, study, and teach with digital objects; engage in collaborative work; or use technology for pedagogy can be adequately and fairly evaluated and rewarded," says the MLA guidance."


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WISE - Web-based Information Science Education - WISE - Web-based Information Science Education

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