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A "Complex" Theory of Consciousness: Scientific American

A "Complex" Theory of Consciousness: Scientific American | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is complexity the secret to sentience, to a panpsychic view of consciousness?
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Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): 50 Fantastic Open Courses for Small Business Owners

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): 50 Fantastic Open Courses for Small Business Owners | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn | MindShift

Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn | MindShift | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

It’s a typical scene: a few minutes before 11:00 on a Tuesday morning and about 200 sleepy-looking college students are taking their seats in a large lecture hall – chatting, laughing, calling out to each other across the aisles. Class begins with a big “shhhh” from the instructor.

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Why We Use Social Media in Our Personal Lives — But Not for Work

Why We Use Social Media in Our Personal Lives —  But Not for Work | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
"We've spent a fortune on collaborative technology, but no one is using it ... or if they are, it's for purely social, non-productive activities." Sound familiar? It's a lament I've heard many times from organizations over the past several years.
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100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teaching Students About Social Media

100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teaching Students About Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Tara Miller

 The following tips, tools, and resources can assist any teacher with the basics about social media and ways to share that information with students..

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How Technology Improves Your Educational Travel Experience

How Technology Improves Your Educational Travel Experience | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
At People to People Ambassador Programs, technology plays a central role in our safety strategy—my sole focus as the organization’s senior director of health and safety (a position unique in the educational travel business).
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The Write Conversation: Social Media Update—Why I've Switched from Tweetdeck to Hootsuite

The Write Conversation: Social Media Update—Why I've Switched from Tweetdeck to Hootsuite | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
For the past couple of years I’ve been singing the praises of Tweetdeck, an ancillary program to help you organize your Twitter stream. Well no more, I’ve spent the past few weeks switching to Hootsuite and I’m MUCH happier.
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Towards Free Learning Opportunities for All Students Worldwide « Educational Technology Debate

Towards Free Learning Opportunities for All Students Worldwide « Educational Technology Debate | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The concept of open education encapsulates a simple but powerful idea that the world’s knowledge is a public good and that the open web provides an extraordinary opportunity for everyone to share, use, and reuse knowledge.

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Infographic: Digital Textbooks and the Modern Classroom - MacTrast

Infographic: Digital Textbooks and the Modern Classroom - MacTrast | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
OnlineUniversities.com has released a great new infographic showing how digital textbooks could revolutionize the classroom as we know it - and save money in the process!
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People are Awesome ~ Be Awesome

People are Awesome ~ Be Awesome | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Mission: Eco Preservation Society is actively engaged in sustainably focused programming for the purpose of wildlife conservation and reforestation.
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Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): Free iOS App - pdf-notes free for iPad

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): Free iOS App - pdf-notes free for iPad | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): Free iOS App ...: [notice] pdf-notes free for iPad involves ad...
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12 traits of a true social media ‘expert’

12 traits of a true social media ‘expert’ | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Some people do have expertise about online networking, and they can prove helpful to your organization. You just have to know how to find them. (What makes a true social media expert?
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Flipped Classroom Infographic #flippedclassroom #blendedlearning #edtech

Flipped Classroom Infographic #flippedclassroom #blendedlearning #edtech | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
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My Journey in Educational Technology: [Spring 2011]Reflection Paper 1: Is Educational Technology applicable to real world situation?

My Journey in Educational Technology: [Spring 2011]Reflection Paper 1: Is Educational Technology applicable to real world situation? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
After attending 10 weeks of Theory of Education Technology class, one question that always comes into my mind is “Is Educational Technology (ET) applicable to real world situation and how far it can be applied to?”
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5 things I have learned from students about education technology

5 things I have learned from students about education technology… | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sometimes as I write about what I am teaching my students in the high school, it probably makes it seem as if that is a one-way street.  The truth of the matter is that it is often a two-way conve...
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The rise of social media link building

The rise of social media link building | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Social media is responsible for many interesting cultural changes, most notably the way in which people now interact with each other.
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Narrowing the Chasm in the adoption of Education Technology - Social Enterprise Club

Narrowing the Chasm in the adoption of Education Technology - Social Enterprise Club | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Innovations come in all shapes and sizes. Some are small and incremental while others change the incumbent way of doing things in radical ways. Incremental innovations help narrow the chasm a...
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Six Ways Boston's Museums are Utilizing Social Media to Bring Their Exhibits to Life

Six Ways Boston's Museums are Utilizing Social Media to Bring Their Exhibits to Life | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
For a generation captivated by smartphones and iPads, museums can often invoke horrific memories of getting in trouble during your fifth grade field trip to (RT @lisa_decanio: How local museums are using social media
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Boston's Museums and social media

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The six elements of human behavior that drive social media

The six elements of human behavior that drive social media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Social media may be new but the psychological desires that drive its use are old. Strategists need to understand and master these ideas.
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Why your computer is becoming more like your phone - CNN.com

Why your computer is becoming more like your phone - CNN.com | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Apple released Mountain Lion to developers last week, a new operating system that will make your desktop computer work more like your phone than ever before.
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Classroom: Basic Site Layout and Navigation in Dreamweaver - Part 02 - Creating Your First Webpage on Adobe TV

Classroom: Basic Site Layout and Navigation in Dreamweaver - Part 02 - Creating Your First Webpage on Adobe TV | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Take a quick tour of the Dreamweaver workspace including various panels and the Code/Design views.  Begin building your page by starting with a blank HTML page, and then bring in your content from a text document.
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The Importance of Mobile Phones in Education - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education

The Importance of Mobile Phones in Education - Articles - Educational Technology - ICT in Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Educational Technology - ICT in Education website is aimed at teachers, users, leaders and managers of educational ICT. Published by Terry Freedman, a UK-based independent educational consultant.
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The top social media trends to watch out for in 2012

The top social media trends to watch out for in 2012 | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

2011 was a busy year for social media, witnessing the launch of Google+ and the widespread adoption of Twitter. News of Osama Bin Laden’s death first appeared on Twitter, and Charlie Sheen set a Guinness World Record by reaching a million followers in a time of 25 hours and 17 minutes. Meanwhile, Rebecca Black hit the headlines by releasing “the worst song ever recorded”, earning 167 million YouTube views in the process, and Take This Lollipop became the fastest growing Facebook application ever.

So what does 2012 have in store for us?

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How to Embed Outreach into Every Step of Your Content Plan | Content Marketing, Social Media and Beyond

How to Embed Outreach into Every Step of Your Content Plan | Content Marketing, Social Media and Beyond | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In this article, written for Content Marketing Institute, Adria Saracino explains why outeach at every phase of the content life-cycle is very important, and demonstrates why you should not limit your outreach just to the publishng phase.
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