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How can design thinking improve teaching practice and education outcomes?

How can design thinking improve teaching practice and education outcomes? | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Just like Lean Thinking could work within adult education to improve teaching practice, so too could Design Thinking. Again, I'm particularly interested in my own perspective which is the professional development relating to adult literacy and numeracy education for trades and vocational training. According to the Wikipedia entry: Design Thinking refers to the methods and…
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A Return to Best Practices for Teaching Online -- Campus Technology

A Return to Best Practices for Teaching Online -- Campus Technology | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Co-authors Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have refined a list of 14 best practices based on core learning principles to help faculty succeed in creating effective online courses.
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Teaching With Technology or Traditionally? The Key is to Balance the Way Out

Teaching With Technology or Traditionally? The Key is to Balance the Way Out | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
How is technology supposed to supersede or excel the learning effectiveness of traditional methods of teaching?
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Professional Development in 21st Century Education

Professional Development in 21st Century Education | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Moving Beyond the Classroom Like many other teachers, when I entered my teaching career almost 13 years ago, I used a computer to type up lesson plans and to create worksheets. I had two computers in
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This article provides useful skills and links to other relevant resources on how to stay relevant in this fast changing IT oriented education industry.
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5 Best Practices for Building a Competency-Based Education Program

5 Best Practices for Building a Competency-Based Education Program | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
To further the momentum of competency-based education, Julian L. Alssid shares some of the best practices College for America uses when developing new CBE degree programs.
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In Praise of College for America: An Anniversary Love Letter

In Praise of College for America: An Anniversary Love Letter | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
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A concise article on how College for America has created a workable & successful model for working adults and students to earn their educational degrees through competency based education.
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Why a Growth Mindset is Crucial to Learning | Edudemic

Why a Growth Mindset is Crucial to Learning | Edudemic | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
The belief that we are born being good at certain things and bad at other things is called a fixed mindset.
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The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future | Edudemic

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future | Edudemic | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Education has focused on the basic “3Rs” of reading, writing & arithmetic, but as technological innovation changes educators must re-evaluate their skills.
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These are the 21st century skills that students must be equipped with to be ready for the future.
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9 Trends on the eLearning Development Landscape for 2016

9 Trends on the eLearning Development Landscape for 2016 | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
eLearning trends come and go each year, but which are the eLearning development processes and procedures we are loving this year? Find out here!
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5 Amazing eLearning Trends Of 2016 - eLearning Industry

5 Amazing eLearning Trends Of 2016 - eLearning Industry | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Want to know what eLearning Trends you need to know in 2016? Check 5 amazing eLearning Trends of 2016 you absolutely need to know.
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Engaging university learning: the experiences of students entering university via recognition of prior industrial experience

Engaging university learning: the experiences of students entering university via recognition of prior industrial experience | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
(2004). Engaging university learning: the experiences of students entering university via recognition of prior industrial experience. Higher Education Research & Development: Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 131-145. doi: 10.1080/0729436042000206627
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Assessment of prior learning : a practitioner's guide

This  topical and updated second edition  focuses on the methods of correctly documenting and comprehensively assessing evidence of prior learning at institutions, outside formal education or training or via previous careers which enables students to gain credits on an academic course of study.Fully in-line with the updated Nursing and Midwifery Councils standards
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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.
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Just when technologies are fast changing the way we teach and learn, studies have shown that the old fashioned ways of taking notes by hands do have their benefits too.
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Using Design Thinking in Higher Education

Using Design Thinking in Higher Education | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
The best designs are human centered. Putting human beings at the center of the process helps us create and maintain humanity as we innovate and move forward.
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Competency-Based Education Can Better Inform Parents, Students & Teachers

Competency-Based Education Can Better Inform Parents, Students & Teachers | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
By Karla Phillips and Carri Schneider - Competency-based education doesn't just allow students to move at their own pace it raises the bar for all students.
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6 Reasons - Massive Growth in E-Learning

6 Reasons - Massive Growth in E-Learning | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
In 2015 over 35 million people registered for an online MOOC, up from 17 million the year before. That’s a massive growth in E-Learning, up over 100%
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Authentic Assessment Toolbox Home Page

Authentic Assessment Toolbox Home Page | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

"Welcome to the Authentic Assessment Toolbox, a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning."

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Follow your urge to teach process and assess by rubric. Dive into the Authentic Assessment Toolbox!

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More Schools Turn to Competency-Based Education to Teach In-Demand Job Skills

More Schools Turn to Competency-Based Education to Teach In-Demand Job Skills | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
More schools around the country are adopting competency-based education programs to ensure students are learning necessary job skills before they graduate.
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Learn more about competency-based education and how to achieve the competitive edge in today's workplace by mastering the skills or competencies needed for certification.
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College for America |

College for America | | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
College for America partners with employers nationwide to offer fully accredited, competency-based college degrees for working adults at just $3,000 a year
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Preparing Teachers for 21st-Century Learning

Preparing Teachers for 21st-Century Learning | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
By Bill Taylor - How are teachers being developed to use educational technology in a way that best supports a student’s ability to learn?
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4 Timeless Elements Of Strong Student-Teacher Relationships

4 Timeless Elements Of Strong Student-Teacher Relationships | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
4 Timeless Elements Of Strong Student-Teacher Relationships
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8 eLearning Trends That Are Changing The Learning Landscape

8 eLearning Trends That Are Changing The Learning Landscape | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Want to know about what eLearning Trends are changing the learning landscape? Check 8 new eLearning Trends that are changing the learning landscape in 2016.
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Recognition of Prior Learning | SCQF

Recognition of Prior Learning | SCQF | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Recognition of Prior Learning can help Learners and Employers recognise learning that has come from experience and/or previous formal, non-formal and informal
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Recognition of prior learning : research from around the globe

This volume compiles different kinds of contributions to create a broader dialogue among scholars and practitioners, not only on the specific topic of RPL, but also on more general issues faced in educational research.
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This is why Finland has the best schools

This is why Finland has the best schools | Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just abou
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Highly personalized and supportive learning, warm, safe and respectful emotional climate are some of the keys to the success of Finland's education system.
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