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Online Student Engagement Tools and Strategies - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Online Student Engagement Tools and Strategies - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Most online students, even those who are successful, will tell you it takes an extra dose of motivation to stay on top of their assignments compared to the traditional classroom. No wonder online courses have an attrition rate that’s 10 – 20 percent higher than their face-to-face counterparts.

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Make online & mobile flashcards & notes

Make online & mobile flashcards & notes | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

This is a really useful tool for creating digital flashcards and study notes. You can also download the free app for use on iPad, iPhone etc.


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Everything You Need to Know About Apple's New Education Tools

Everything You Need to Know About Apple's New Education Tools | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In an attempt to promote interactive learning and take over the textbook industry, Apple made its education announcement in New York this morning.
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Colleges join Wikipedia in SOPA blackout protests | eCampus News

Colleges join Wikipedia in SOPA blackout protests | eCampus News | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Syracuse University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) joined several of the web’s most visited sites, including Wikipedia, in a partial blackout to speak out against pending anti-piracy legislation that critics say could curtail...
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Pearson Produces iPad Versions of CourseConnect Courses -- Campus Technology

Pearson Produces iPad Versions of CourseConnect Courses -- Campus Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Pearson has released versions of its digital library of online courses for use on the Apple iPad.
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How Has The Internet Changed Education? [Infographic] | SEO.com

How Has The Internet Changed Education? [Infographic] | SEO.com | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
If you want evidence of the way the internet is pervading every aspect of our lives, you need look no further than its effect on education.
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Researchers debate gaming's effects on the brain | eSchool News

Researchers debate gaming's effects on the brain | eSchool News | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A U.K. study that compared teenage video gamers found that those who played video games frequently have more gray matter in the area of the brain known to be associated with rewards and decision-making, which raises the question of whether gaming...

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Apple 'Education Event' To Be Held January 19 In New York City (PICTURE)

Apple 'Education Event' To Be Held January 19 In New York City (PICTURE) | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Apple has distributed invitations to a January 19 press event in New York City. The invite features an Apple logo surrounded by landmarks from the city skyline. "Join us for an event in the Big Apple," the message reads.
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Music Lessons on Webcams Grow in Popularity

Music Lessons on Webcams Grow in Popularity | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Videochat programs like Skype are transforming the way many people learn to play musical instruments.
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How Technology Can Improve Learner-Centered Teaching - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

How Technology Can Improve Learner-Centered Teaching - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Ten Truths About Teaching with Technology

Ten Truths About Teaching with Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I have been asked by a few different people to boil down the "essence" of teaching with technology, whatever that means.  I doubt this is what they meant, but this is what they got, and I shar...
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Learning Technology Trends To Watch In 2012: The eLearning Coach

Learning Technology Trends To Watch In 2012: The eLearning Coach | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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2012: What's Hot, What's Not -- Campus Technology

2012: What's Hot, What's Not -- Campus Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As the new year kicks off, four higher education analysts look deep into their crystal balls to predict the IT winners and losers for 2012.
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Strategies for Blog-Powered Instruction -- Campus Technology

Strategies for Blog-Powered Instruction -- Campus Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Three blog-savvy educators share their best practices for harnessing the unique strengths of blogs to supplement coursework and elevate student learning.
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5 Colleges to Test Bulk-Purchasing of e-Textbooks - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

5 Colleges to Test Bulk-Purchasing of e-Textbooks - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Ways to Quickly and Easily Share Files

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Ways to Quickly and Easily Share Files | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
RT @iSpaceInc #Tech tips for #teachers: 7 Ways to Easily Share Files: http://t.co/UoN5oT0G #edtech #education #e...
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Apple Announces a New iPad Textbook Experience

Apple Announces a New iPad Textbook Experience | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Apple's Phil Schiller announced a new textbook experience for the iPad called iBooks 2 on Thursday.
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Facebook Deletes University's History Project for Violating Social Network's Rules - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Facebook Deletes University's History Project for Violating Social Network's Rules - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Professor's Classroom iPad App Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professor's Classroom iPad App Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Professor's Classroom iPad App Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/XryBOYrk...
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7 Twitter Users to Follow If You Are Interested in Education Technology | Emerging Education Technology

7 Twitter Users to Follow If You Are Interested in Education Technology | Emerging Education Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A great mix of individual experts and enthusiasts and education technology professionals to follow and stay informed with.
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6 Ingredients for the 21st Century Classroom -- Campus Technology

6 Ingredients for the 21st Century Classroom -- Campus Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Here are the most important considerations that tech-savvy universities are using to design the classroom of the future.
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Teaching Without Walls: Life Beyond the Lecture: Advocating For "Online" Student Success Strategies

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We Live in a Mobile World - Room for Debate

We Live in a Mobile World - Room for Debate | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Let’s face it: For my children and for millions like them, life will be an open phone test. They are among the first generation who will carry access to the sum of human knowledge and literally billions of potential teachers in their pockets. They will use that access on a daily basis to connect, create and, most important, to learn in ways that most of us can scarcely imagine. Given that reality, shouldn’t we be teaching our students how to use mobile devices well?


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What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
RT @bohyunkim: "The litmus test is to simplify rather than complicate life" RT @johnxlibris What I’ve Learned from Teaching with iPads http://t.co/Nb8wdryt...
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Study: Students with smartphones study more often

Study: Students with smartphones study more often | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Read 'Study: Students with smartphones study more often' on Digital Trends. While more teenagers and college students are utilizing tablets and smartphones...
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