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Karma Wants To Make Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi a Thing

Karma Wants To Make Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi a Thing | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
There'll be a day, if one recent Wi-Fi startup has its way, when you switch on your tablet or laptop and the wireless Internet access you need is just there. Automatically, everywhere, every time.
You won't think about it.
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Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 — All of Them

Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 — All of Them | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
The first tablet to offer a serious alternative to the iPad has come a long way.
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IOS 7: On the Road to the Perfect Mobile OS

IOS 7: On the Road to the Perfect Mobile OS | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
With iOS 7 Apple acknowledges what's good in competing Mobile OSes and takes a bounding leap toward reinventing the iPhone for a new age.
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Switching roles : an investigation into the use of reverse-mentoring by students to encourage teachers' uptake of ICT in their pedagogical approach

The benefits of reverse-mentoring have not been widely explored in the literature and this study provided evidence that the programme delivered both timely and relevant professional development for the participant teachers. Also the concept of students helping their teachers to develop skills with ICT fitted well with constructivist learning theory and this helped overcome many of the barriers associated with adult learning.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 25, 2013 3:03 AM

Really interesting approach.

CK Muinteoir's curator insight, May 25, 2013 8:25 AM

Yes, resistance to change seems to be strongest in the people who are paid to prepare us for the future.  Also the best way to learn something is to teach it. 

CAEXI BEST's curator insight, May 25, 2013 6:58 PM
Le changement de rôles: une enquête sur l'utilisation de l'inversion de mentorat par les étudiants afin d'encourager l'absorption des enseignants des TIC dans leur approche pédagogique
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Government accused of sneaking in web filter

Government accused of sneaking in web filter | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
The federal government has been accused of sneaking mandatory internet filtering through the back door after it inadvertently blocked 1200 websites using a little-known law.    
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MP's Facebook photo gaffe an education

MP's Facebook photo gaffe an education | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
A social media gaffe has left the West Australian Minister for Education red-faced after it emerged he "Liked" a Facebook photograph of a teenager exposing his genitals.    
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11 Chrome Extensions to Improve Your Social Media Experience

11 Chrome Extensions to Improve Your Social Media Experience | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
If there's one thing that ties all your digital experiences together, it's your browser — let's presume it's Chrome. Maybe you use it on mobile in addition to desktop.
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Leap Motion Launches Its Motion-Controlled App Store

Leap Motion Launches Its Motion-Controlled App Store | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
Motion control for your computer is only a month away.
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Edward Snowden's Motivation: Internet Freedom

Edward Snowden's Motivation: Internet Freedom | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning shared a common admiration for the Internet as a force of change, and that motivated them to become whistleblowers.
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Gmail Overhaul Might Be On the Way

Gmail Overhaul Might Be On the Way | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
Despite rolling out a major overhaul a little over a year ago, Google could be preparing to redesign the Gmail experience on iOS, Android and the desktop.
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Password Protection Act Bars Employers From Demanding Login Info

Password Protection Act Bars Employers From Demanding Login Info | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
What kind of experience do you have in the field? Who are your references? What's your Facebook password?
If the Password Protection Act becomes law, it would make it a crime for employers to ask that third question.
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Google Glass: the verdict's in

Google Glass: the verdict's in | Technology in the WOrkplace | Scoop.it
The first wearers of the Google Glass give it the thumbs up.    
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