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Is lecture capture the worst educational technology? | Mark Smithers

Is lecture capture the worst educational technology? | Mark Smithers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is lecture capture the single worst example of poor educational technology use in higher education?
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EDTC@UTB's comment, August 30, 2011 1:48 PM
Done right, lecture capture can enhance instruction. Done wrong, it is a waste of time and resources. What are your thoughts?
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Study: Social media may hinder, not aid, revolutions and civil unrest

Study: Social media may hinder, not aid, revolutions and civil unrest | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The conventional wisdom explaining the 2011 Egyptian uprisings holds that the revolution was fueled by texts, tweets, and Facebook pages.
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Jeremy Rinkel: Using Five Web-based Tools to Motivate and Engage the 21st Century Writer | Classroom Solutions

Jeremy Rinkel: Using Five Web-based Tools to Motivate and Engage the 21st Century Writer | Classroom Solutions | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In his book, Content Area Writing, Jim Burke wrote that "writing is the most public performance of our intelligence." Writing is a skill that is needed and used regardless of the career our students pursue.
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Susan Greenfield: Living online is changing our brains

Susan Greenfield: Living online is changing our brains | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
We need to talk about how the digital world might be changing our brains, says the neuroscientist and former director of the UK's Royal Institution...
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What is Social Media?

What is Social Media? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is social media a replacement for more traditional forms of communication or another method of connecting?
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Arcademic Skill Builders: Online Games

Arcademic Skill Builders: Online Games | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Arcademic Skill Builders provides free research-based and standards-aligned multiplayer educational games.
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Ashok Rathod's comment, December 29, 2012 12:57 PM
Play Online Games FREEEEE... http://www.gaminghunks.com/
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Making science fun stimulates learning

Making science fun stimulates learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Amid ongoing concerns about the future of science education, one central point has been mostly overlooked: Learning - especially science learning - doesn't happen only in formal classrooms.
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9 Reasons Why Your Content Is Not Shared on Social Networks: New Research

9 Reasons Why Your Content Is Not Shared on Social Networks: New Research | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Find out how to motivate your customers to share your content and the mistakes you need to avoid for a strong social media content strategy.
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The Social Media Fallacy: Real Leadership Means Face-to-Face, Not Facebook - Forbes

The Social Media Fallacy: Real Leadership Means Face-to-Face, Not Facebook - Forbes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
By Al Monserrat Relationships have been the glue of business since people traded with shells.
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White Paper - The Do’s and Don’ts of Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy

White Paper - The Do’s and Don’ts of Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

It’s undeniable that the new world of social media can have a dramatic impact on your organization. All it takes is a quick scan of today’s headlines to learn the effects of successful , and not so successful , social media campaigns. While it seems that social media presents an endless amount of opportunities to build awareness, it also presents risk, which means that creating an effective strategy isn’t just nice to have , it’s an absolute must.

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Who Needs Porn When You Have Social Media? Interesting article on Social Media

Who Needs Porn When You Have Social Media? Interesting article on Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Old news is more interesting for what it reveals over the passage of time than what it reports.
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New social media search tool, Prolifiq, is powered by the people

New social media search tool, Prolifiq, is powered by the people | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
When it comes to social media analytics or scoring tools, I am definitely the sort who feels as though I've seen it all. 
That being said, when I was introduced to Prolifiq, a ...
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Convocation 2011: Michael McBride Speech

Convocation 2011: Michael McBride Speech | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

An inspirational message! Not only will you watch it more than once, I'm convinced you'll share it!

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Embracing Complexity - Harvard Business Review

Embracing Complexity - Harvard Business Review | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

In his job as chief investment strategist at Legg Mason Capital Management, Michael J. Mauboussin has developed a healthy appreciation for complexity. Along the way—through his reports, books, teaching at Columbia Business School, and frequent conference appearances—he has become a leading exponent of how to navigate complex systems in financial markets and other aspects of life.

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Will the speed of online reading deplete our analytic thought?

Will the speed of online reading deplete our analytic thought? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Maryanne Wolf: The Big Ideas: Marshall McLuhan's hypothesis about the medium influencing our reading circuits forms an apt prelude to today's debates...
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Open University research explodes myth of 'digital native'

Open University research explodes myth of 'digital native' | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Open University research adds another nail to the coffin of the digital native'...
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Textbook Series will add Khan Academy Video Links: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Textbook Series will add Khan Academy Video Links: The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The upstart textbook publisher Kno Inc. announced on Friday that its digital textbooks will incorporate links to videos by Khan Academy

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The World Is My School: Welcome to the Era of Personalized Learning

The World Is My School: Welcome to the Era of Personalized Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Future learning will become both more social and more personal, says an educational technology expert.

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2011 Educational Technology Conference – Open for proposals

2011 Educational Technology Conference – Open for proposals | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

What: 28th Annual Educational Technology Conference
When: November 12, 2011 – 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Erickson Hall, Michigan State University
Proposals Due: September 9, 2011

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Transformational technologies creates major shift in industry

Transformational technologies creates major shift in industry | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

ICTs such as unified communications, mobile advertising, business service management tools and computational-fluid-dynamic (CFD) analysis are slipping toward the Trough of Disillusionment and are at the proof-point stage.
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Internet Shutdowns Fueled Egyptian Revolution, Not Social Media

Internet Shutdowns Fueled Egyptian Revolution, Not Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A new paper by a Yale graduate student may reverse recent beliefs about the relationship between Facebook, Twitter and political unrest, offering an alternative look at the role technology played in this spring's Egyptian protests.
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The Observer - Why social media will enfranchise the ruled

The Observer - Why social media will enfranchise the ruled | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Although not grand in outlook and stature as was the case in Tunisia and Egypt, social media have left an indelible mark on a revolt that has terribly bruised Gaddafi’s ego. It is after all these media that gave the world a peek into the glaring cracks on what once was Gaddafi’s bastion.

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