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Deakin looks to leverage online courses into fee-paying qualifications

Deakin looks to leverage online courses into fee-paying qualifications | Offline? Why bother? | Scoop.it
DEAKIN University's new open access online courses may be free but the university is jealously guarding credit and won't be giving away any "certificates of completion" for students to cash in elsewhere.
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Online education can be good or cheap, but not both

Online education can be good or cheap, but not both | Offline? Why bother? | Scoop.it
I have no doubt that online education is going to get better over time, and that innovators at places like edX and Udacity will find ways to better combine labor and technology in ways that will help contain higher education costs.
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10 ipad projects students will love


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10 TED Talks Perfect For the Online Learning Industry « Online ...

What have you learned from online education? The idea behind TED is in the power of inspirational talk that will change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. At the following 10 TED Talks you will find fascinating ideas that ...
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Our View: Idaho's online education needs to be fixed, not ...

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Online learning must be a component in an evolving Idaho classroom.
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Can Online Education Work? - American Thinker (blog)

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Can Online Education Work?American Thinker (blog)Can online learning be better? Will it be worse? We don't know. Research needs to be carried out on the "permanence of learning" in the new online world.
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Schools in bind over laptops

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Australian schools faced with controversial decision about whether to allow students to bring their own smartphones and tablets to school as the computers supplied by the federal government reach the end of their lifespan.
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Online whiteboards-Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0

Online whiteboards-Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0 | Offline? Why bother? | Scoop.it
Something I use a lot. I should explain my requirements - I often answer students’ questions on mathematics on our school VLE. Now writing mathematics can be a pain (and yes I know about LaTe...
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Online education degrees skyrocket

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USA TODAY analysis finds that four big universities, operating mostly online, have quickly become the largest education schools in the USA.
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This column will change your life:- has the need to learn changed?

This column will change your life:- has the need to learn changed? | Offline? Why bother? | Scoop.it
Oliver Burkeman: The energy needed to obtain information when required has diminished to almost nothing, so why bother learning stuff?
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Hyderabadis go the e-learning way

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HYDERABAD: Digital education has taken over the traditional chalk and blackboard method in a big way. Educational institutions are now utilizing technology to make teaching more interactive, with...
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Google goes to the Grand Canyon

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Starting today, Google’s new Street View Trekker takes travellers on a 360-degree virtual journey into one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders on Earth.
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iPads in Primary Education: Using the App Store for Persuasive Writing

Using the App Store for Persuasive Writing


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16 Flipped Classrooms From Around The World

Frequently traced back to Colorado teachers Aaron Sams and JonathanBergmann, who were quick to experiment with posting videos online in 2008, the flipped classroom concept is small, simple and has shown positive results.
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The Global Search for Education: Singapore on Technology - Huffington Post (blog)

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The Global Search for Education: Singapore on TechnologyHuffington Post (blog)Singapore's education institutions are considered among the most advanced in the world with regard to information technology.
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Melbourne Uni offers free online courses

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The University of Melbourne has joined the free online education revolution and will offer courses via the internet, at no cost, early next year.
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Language Learning for the 21st Century

"It's about making students into global citizens." Lance Askildson, Center Director...
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Affording the Classroom of the Future -- THE Journal

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The new technology being infused into today's classrooms doesn't come cheap; nor is it always easy to install, repair, maintain, and upgrade.
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Are Schools Struggling to Remain Relevant in the 21st Century?

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Arguing the Case For Technology... - iPads in Education

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