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Open-Access Courses: How They Compare - The Digital Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Open-Access Courses: How They Compare - The Digital Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

For millions of students worldwide, free, open courseware provides a window, if not a front-row seat, to top university classes. The formats are as varied as the people who tune in. Some consist mainly of lectures recorded on iTunes, while other courses seek to replicate a classroom experience by offering study groups, computer-graded tests, and weekly assignments.

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10 ways iPads are used in schools - Educational Gaming: Learning Through Videogames

The power and portability of Apple’s iPad line have been catching the attention of progressive educators; some schools have actually begun distributing the devices to students and making them a major part of the curriculum. Here are ten of the ways that the iPad is making waves in the modern classroom.
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Africa’s Top Ten countries with fastest internet speeds

Africa’s Top Ten countries with fastest internet speeds | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Africa has always been viewed as a continent that isn’t very connected in terms of internet speeds and the number of users.

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How to use Yelp to attract more customers to your business

How to use Yelp to attract more customers to your business | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It's already week 2 of Social Media Month! Today, our video is about Yelp!
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OER Commons

OER Commons | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner.

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Social media ‘a force to be reckoned with’

Social media ‘a force to be reckoned with’ | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

News Details (#SM Social media 'a force to be reckoned with' - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

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The James Randi Educational Foundation Gives Teachers a Hand

The James Randi Educational Foundation Gives Teachers a Hand | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

New York City was recently the host to the North East Conference on Science and Skepticism, or NECSS which is pronounced (The James Randi Educational Foundation Gives Teachers a Hand.

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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Academia and the Public Sphere | Public Sphere Guide

Academia and the Public Sphere | Public Sphere Guide | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Huge list of research papers on the subject of OER and Open Access.

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How Marketers Are Using Social Media Marketing Successfully [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Marketers Are Using Social Media Marketing Successfully [INFOGRAPHIC] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The following infographic depicts findings from a recent survey showcasing the most common benefits of using social media.

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WWII Britain Revisited in 120 Short Films, Now Free on the Web

WWII Britain Revisited in 120 Short Films, Now Free on the Web | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
How do you fight propaganda? With propaganda, or so held the British wartime school of thought.
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5 Reasons Linkedin is Boring in a Good Way

5 Reasons Linkedin is Boring in a Good Way | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is LinkedIn Boring? Maybe, but Anthony Juliano describes 5 reasons why LinkedIn's hyper-focus on business and professional endeavors is a good thing.
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NELMS.21: A History of educational technology...

NELMS.21: A History of educational technology... | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Just in case someone has not seen this-- it is making its way around several lists and FaceBook pages

 

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Using the iPod Touch in Education: Technology Tips for Teachers

Using the iPod Touch in Education: Technology Tips for Teachers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Apple's iPod Touch is finding its way into more and more classrooms because tech savvy teachers are discovering more ways to use the iPod Touch in education.
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Social Media

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The Speed of Social Media.

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Xnews Network » What is the future of educational institutions? Is Technology Eating Universities?

Xnews Network » What is the future of educational institutions? Is Technology Eating Universities? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
RT @ahmadiftikhar: Great Article "What is the future of educational institutions? Is Technology Eating Universities?
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Game for science - Virtual world devoted to science, technology and free educational games online

Game for science - Virtual world devoted to science, technology and free educational games online | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Discover GAME FOR SCIENCE: A free multiplayer virtual world entirely dedicated to science.
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25 Unmissable Social Media Articles Worth Reading This Weekend - 6th May

25 Unmissable Social Media Articles Worth Reading This Weekend - 6th May | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

As always, we round up 25 of the biggest stories relating to the world of social media that you have to read, featuring a mixture of the week's news a (25 Unmissable Social Media Articles To Read This Weekend.

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Cloud Computing, Management Complexity, Self-Organizing Fractal Theory, Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics, DIME networks, and all that Jazz

Cloud Computing, Management Complexity, Self-Organizing Fractal Theory, Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics, DIME networks, and all that Jazz | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The explosion of current cloud computing software offerings to create public, private and hybrid clouds raises a question. Is it resulting in higher resiliency, efficiency and scaling of service of...
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Why Twitter Needs to Change to Keep Up with Social Media Marketing - Business 2 Community

Why Twitter Needs to Change to Keep Up with Social Media Marketing - Business 2 Community | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Twitter has long dominated the social media scene in terms of spreading the word to a lot of people at once. The reach of Twitter is incredible.
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Social Media Users Spend 21% More On Brands That Exceed Customer Service Expectations [STUDY] - AllTwitter

Social Media Users Spend 21% More On Brands That Exceed Customer Service Expectations [STUDY] - AllTwitter | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

A new study has revealed that while an alarming nine out of ten Americans (93 percent) say that companies fail to exceed their customer service expectations, those that use social media for support, while far more vocal, wield greater influence and are likely to spend substantially more.

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Web 2.0 and classroom research: What path should we take now? Educational Researcher, 38 (4), 246-259. (Christine Greenhow) - Academia.edu

Web 2.0 and classroom research: What path should we take now? Educational Researcher, 38 (4), 246-259. (Christine Greenhow) - Academia.edu | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Greenhow, C., Robelia, B., & Hughes, J. published in Educational Researcher in May 2009. ("Web 2.0 and Classroom Research: What Path Should We Take Now?
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Is Earning an MBA Worth It?

Is Earning an MBA Worth It? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Do some research and consider your own goals, and what you really need to make those goals a reality, and you'll be able to decide if an MBA is right for you.

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