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The Crisis in Higher Education

The Crisis in Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The leaders of the MOOC movement acknowledge the challenges they face. Perfecting the model, will require “sophisticated inventions” in many areas, from grading essays to granting crede...
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Windows 8, What Does This Mean for Schools? - MicroK12 Blog

Windows 8, What Does This Mean for Schools? - MicroK12 Blog | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Last week Microsoft released the new Windows 8 Operating System. What we have seen so far is quite a break from how they have done things in the past, getting rid of the Start menu and implementing Metro – a re-imagining of what Windows will be going forward with. There are lots of implications about what this all means going forward. They are supporting multiple form factors from traditional desktops and laptops to tablets as well as the more modern and power efficient ARM processor architectures. What does this mean for schools?

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Eight Things in Education That Will Change in the Digital Age

Eight Things in Education That Will Change in the Digital Age | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

"Are we asking our students to collect dots or connect dots?" asks author Seth Godin, who wrote the book Stop Stealing Dreams.

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Teachers are the key, top educators agree - The Nation

Teachers are the key, top educators agree - The Nation | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Teachers are the key, top educators agree The Nation Teachers are the key to education reforms and improvements.
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Can Lawyers Love Their Jobs? | Jennifer Paul Consulting

Can Lawyers Love Their Jobs? | Jennifer Paul Consulting | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

An interesting blog on passion and career choice.

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Duncan Calls For Textbooks To Become Obsolete

Duncan Calls For Textbooks To Become Obsolete | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Worried your kids spend too much time with their faces buried in a computer screen? Their schoolwork may soon depend on it.
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Clay Shirky: How social media can make history | Video on TED.com

TED Talks While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly).
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ICT - Software to allow humans to ‘talk’ with robots - Open Innovation

ICT - Software to allow humans to ‘talk’ with robots  - Open Innovation | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

A new generation of software that could allow humans to 'talk' with autonomous systems such as robots is being developed.

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Many-to-One vs. One-to-Many: An Opinionated Guide to Educational Technology — The American Magazine

Many-to-One vs. One-to-Many: An Opinionated Guide to Educational Technology — The American Magazine | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
There are many horses in the educational technology race. Which ones are worth betting on? (Many-to-One vs.
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The Siege of Academe - Excellent Article!

The Siege of Academe - Excellent Article! | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The disruptive power of information technology may be our best hope for curing the chronic college cost disease that is driving a growing number of students into ruinous debt or out of higher education altogether. It may also be an existential threat to institutions that have long played a crucial role in American life.

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The Beloit College Mind-Set List Welcomes the 'Internet Class' - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Beloit College Mind-Set List Welcomes the 'Internet Class' - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Changing Tracks with Classroom Game Design ~ Stephen's Web

Changing Tracks with Classroom Game Design ~ Stephen's Web | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects...
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Deborah Quazzo -Future of Higher Education -The Velocity of change-Blackboard Collaborate | | Innovations in e-Learning

Deborah Quazzo -Future of Higher Education -The Velocity of change-Blackboard Collaborate | | Innovations in e-Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Interesting 30 minute overview of factors affecting innovation in higher ed- overview of connections between online learning and corporate interests.
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Ninety Percent Of The Online Population Will Regularly Watch Online Video By 2017 | Forrester Blogs

Ninety Percent Of The Online Population Will Regularly Watch Online Video By 2017 | Forrester Blogs | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The music industry in Europe has had a traumatic time, losing more than 31% of its revenue in the past five years to piracy. Given the increasing digitalization of content in the music, video, gaming, and newspaper industries, our recently published Forrester Research Online Paid Content Forecast, 2012 To 2017 (EU-7) maps content’s evolution from an audience, payer, and revenue perspective for each of these categories and for each of seven European countries.

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What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning - TeachThought

What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning - TeachThought | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you’re an educator, surely you know that technology has and will continue to have an incredible impact on learning.
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The mouse faces extinction as computer interaction evolves

The mouse faces extinction as computer interaction evolves | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Touch-screen tablets and other innovations are revolutionizing how we interact with technology.
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Looking to the workplace of 2025

Looking to the workplace of 2025 | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Holographic bosses and virtual offices you can arrive at in the blink of an eye - Virgin Media Business's Mark Heraghty considers the workplace of the future.
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really intresting ideas. sounds awsome.

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Study: Young People More Inclined To Choose Social Media Over Sex

Study: Young People More Inclined To Choose Social Media Over Sex | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The University of Chicago study that's "arousing interest" found that checking Facebook or Twitter is more alluring than sex for those immersed in the Internet age.

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40 Future Uses for Educational Technology [Infographic]

40 Future Uses for Educational Technology [Infographic] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Education will be significantly different in 30 years.
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10 Office Technologies on Their Way Out

10 Office Technologies on Their Way Out | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
LinkedIn surveyed more than 7,000 global professionals about which office tools and trend will become obsolete in the next five years.
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9 Techs that Could Transform the World

9 Techs that Could Transform the World | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

We live in an era of accelerating change. Technology is changing and innovating faster than most of us can keep up. And at the same time, it's easy to get so caught up in shiny visions of the future, and not notice the astounding things that are happening in science and technology today. So the next time people ask you where the future went, tell them it's already here.

 

Here are nine underrated or overlooked technologies that could transform the world before you know it. Check these out...

 

 

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Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes

Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Today, most educational systems are designed to work from the microscopic to the macroscopic. Students learn facts and figures and tiny fractions of knowledge long before anyone really puts things into a larger context.
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Are we designing education for people?

Are we designing education for people? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
An impressive talk here on TED by Timothy Prestero. Timothy thinks we need to design for manufacture and distribution, actual use and appearance. Timothy posted a number of questions: Are we design...
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