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How Skillshare Is Transforming Education as We Know It

How Skillshare Is Transforming Education as We Know It | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
Online marketplace Skillshare lets anyone with specialized skills teach an offline class. Anyone with the desire to learn can attend.
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Open Learning Initiative

Open Learning Initiative | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
Open Learning Initiative - Dedicated to improving higher education by supplying online interactive instruction supported by learning research.
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Online Learning: Evaluation of Evidence Based Practices

Online Learning: Evaluation of Evidence Based Practices | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
Online Learning: When used by itself, online learning appears to be as effective as conventional classroom instruction, but not more so.
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Federal Virtual Worlds moving beyond Second Life -- Federal Computer Week

Having cut their teeth in Second Life, agencies are increasingly building their own virtiual environments.
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E-readers or Traditional Books: Which Is Better for Education? - Distance Education.org

E-readers or Traditional Books: Which Is Better for Education? - Distance Education.org | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
There are definite pluses and minuses to e-readers for leisure reading�but are they really worth the money for college students? Here we�ll go over some of the issues to consider before buying an e-reader and taking all your textbooks digital.
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Robots Are Grading Your Papers! - Brainstorm - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Robots Are Grading Your Papers! - Brainstorm - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
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Robots in the Classroom @MacICT

Robots in the Classroom @MacICT | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. –William Butler Yeats Robotics provides a highly engaging medium for creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication,...
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SLACTIONS 2012 | SLACTIONS – Life, imagination, and work using metaverse platforms

SLACTIONS – Life, imagination, and work using metaverse platforms...
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A Teacher’s Guide To Using Virtual Worlds In Education | Edudemic

A Teacher’s Guide To Using Virtual Worlds In Education | Edudemic | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it

A Teacher’s Guide To Using Virtual Worlds In Education


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Writing Essays: How to Beat Writer's Block - Distance Education.org

Writing Essays: How to Beat Writer's Block - Distance Education.org | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
Everybody faces writer's block as a natural part of the writing process. It doesn�t make writing any easier, but it can be beaten. With these strategies, you should be able to get over writer's block and get your papers done in time.
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Education Innovators: Preaching (as Usual) to the Choir - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Ivy League Online? The Minerva Project Sets Out To Make Elite Education Accessible to the Middle Class

The Ivy League Online? The Minerva Project Sets Out To Make Elite Education Accessible to the Middle Class | Education and Technology: Thoughts and Trends | Scoop.it
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