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Connected Learning Research Network

Connected Learning Research Network | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

This interdisciplinary research network is dedicated to understanding the opportunities and risks for learning afforded by today's changing media ecology, as well as building new learning environments that support effective learning and educational equity.

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Educational Technology Guy: Chartle - free simple and interactive charts online

Educational Technology Guy: Chartle - free simple and interactive charts online | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Chartle is a free site that allows you to quickly and easily create charts, including interactive charts.

 

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The New Facebook Brand Timeline Mistake You’ll Likely Make

The New Facebook Brand Timeline Mistake You’ll Likely Make | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Facebook's new brand timeline format offers a neat opportunity for marketers, until you read the policies governing cover photos set by the network.
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Take A Hike: 7 Great Social Media Tools for Outdoor Enthusiasts - Social Web Daily | MyLife’s Social BlogSocial Web Daily

Take A Hike: 7 Great Social Media Tools for Outdoor Enthusiasts - Social Web Daily | MyLife’s Social BlogSocial Web Daily | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Any hiker will tell you: there’s nothing better than reaching the summit of a mountaintop, after hours of maneuvering treacherous terrain and, in some ca - sponsored by the social media professionals MyLife...
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Your Smartphone Might Be Making You Smarter - Psychology Today

Your Smartphone Might Be Making You Smarter - Psychology Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Are smart people inventing things that make us feel dumber? By Jonathan Wai, Ph.D....
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80 Free High Quality Social Media Icon Sets

80 Free High Quality Social Media Icon Sets | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Your icons should match the theme of your website. So considering the fact that your site may be of any color or style we have compiled a list of eighty categories of high quality social media icons that are free to use for you.
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What is Facebook EdgeRank and why should I care?

What is Facebook EdgeRank and why should I care? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Ever wondered what factors Facebook uses for ranking newsfeeds? You need to learn about EdgeRank and its component parts, affinity, edge weight, and time decay.
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HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life | educational technology for teachers

HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life | educational technology for teachers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
HelloSlide transforms your slides into a rich audiovisual format, recreating the experience of a live lecture. Simply upload your presentation, type the speech for each slide, and HelloSlide automagically generates the audio.
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25 Features of Outstanding ICT Lessons

25 Features of Outstanding ICT Lessons | 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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5 reasons measuring social media isn't always a good idea

5 reasons measuring social media isn't always a good idea | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The author believes in the power of data, but not at any cost. Here's why.
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Social Media is maturing. Isn’t it time that social media marketers did the same?

Social Media is maturing. Isn’t it time that social media marketers did the same? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In this guest post, Matt Burgess argues that it's social media marketers who are guilty of greater failings than Coles or Woolworths Consider yourself a (Agree with @therealburgo.Any marketer who doesn't expect a certain amount of negative feedback...
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Peter Diamandis: Abundance is our future | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Onstage at TED2012, Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism -- that we'll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges that loom over us. "I’m not saying we don’t have our set of problems; we surely do.

 

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Could Many Universities Follow Borders Bookstores Into Oblivion? - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Could Many Universities Follow Borders Bookstores Into Oblivion? - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

"It’s the same idea as the news industry. Local newspapers survived most of the last century on profits from classified ads. And what happened? Craigslist drove profits out of classified ads for local newspapers. If you think that it’s all revolving around you, and you’re going to be able to impose your value system on this train that’s leaving the station, that’s going to lead you to one set of decisions." Richard A. DeMillo

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Why Your Business Should Be On Pinterest [infographic]

Why Your Business Should Be On Pinterest [infographic] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Are you wondering how your business can use Pinterest, the latest social media craze? Pinterest reached 7.2 million visitors in the U.S. in December 2011, according to Compete.
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Leveraging The Power Of Social Media

Leveraging The Power Of Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Internet has revolutionised human communication. And, the most popular way in recent times has been social networking. However, social networking is not a new phenomenon. Sites like Hi-5, Frien...
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Future Internet | Free Full-Text | Using Web 2.0 Technologies for Collaborative Learning in Distance Education—Case Studies from an  Australian University

Future Internet | Free Full-Text | Using Web 2.0 Technologies for Collaborative Learning in Distance Education—Case Studies from an  Australian University | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
This paper explores the use of Web 2.0 technologies for collaborative learning in a higher education context.
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Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): The 10 Coolest Windows Shortcuts You Never Knew About

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): The 10 Coolest Windows Shortcuts You Never Knew About | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): The 10 Coolest Windows Shortcuts You Never Knew About...
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Future Learning and OER

Future Learning and OER | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Imagine the day when students, because of the very nature of how they were taught, expect to and actually do verify the information they find online, work to produce content that adds to the body of knowledge.

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Web 2.0 and the Effective Classroom: Some Thoughts - MindShare Learning Report

Web 2.0 and the Effective Classroom: Some Thoughts - MindShare Learning Report | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Debates rage in the field of education about whether educational technology can make a real difference in student achievement. Point-blank: Can student achievement be increased by using technology?

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Taking A Step Back And Thinking Critically About Technology

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Taking A Step Back And Thinking Critically About Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Berlin Start-Up 6Wunderkinder: Hopes are High for 'Workplace Facebook'

Berlin Start-Up 6Wunderkinder: Hopes are High for 'Workplace Facebook' | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
With more than a million downloads of its first app and a big investment from Skype's co-founder, 6Wunderkinder is already a significant player in the Berlin start-up scene.
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30 Social Media Definitions - Heidi Cohen

The definition of social media continues to evolve as the platforms and technologies continue to change and expand. Here are thirty social media definitions to help clarify these trends. What would you add to this list?
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9 People Who Have Influenced My Social Media Style

9 People Who Have Influenced My Social Media Style | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Nobody achieves success in social media without some assistance. I’m no different. (More on techniques than people.
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