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Learning Analytics

Learning Analytics | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
There is probably no segment of activity in the education world attracting as much attention at present as that of knowledge management in terms of learning analytics. Learning analytics as defined...
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Wine & Spirits: Responsible Service and Advanced Education

Wine & Spirits: Responsible Service and Advanced Education | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
When wine sales are not reaching expected goals, many times it’s not the wine, it’s the server’s lack of knowledge about the wine.
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
This course is essential for all restaurant team members. It is also a great tool for restaurant operators looking to reduce the risk of sexual harassment lawsuits.
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From Consumption to Creation: A New Way to Think About Ownership in Engineering Education

From Consumption to Creation: A New Way to Think About Ownership in Engineering Education | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
If we're going to re-frame engineering education as creation rather than consumption, we need to address a deep framing issue: how the student and the instructor think about education itself.
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Chunking Information for Instructional Design: The eLearning Coach

Chunking Information for Instructional Design: The eLearning Coach | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so the brain can more easily digest new information.

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3 Big Takeaways for Higher Ed From The Future of Digital Slides

3 Big Takeaways for Higher Ed From The Future of Digital Slides | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Here are three macro level takeaways for higher education marketing looking to the future.

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Frontier Learning: The Future of Architectural Education / Stanislav Roudavski

Frontier Learning: The Future of Architectural Education / Stanislav Roudavski | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
The ‘Fallen Star’ installation, the final working prototype of the Architectural Association (AA) DLAB Visiting School.

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10 “Cool” Twitter Activities for Your Online Training

In today’s “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode I am going to continue our discussion on using Twitter in your online training. In the previous post we talked about the reasons for using Twitter in your classroom. In the video below I provide 10 activities that you can utilize and modify for your concrete context that will spice up your teaching and training and will engage your learners.


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Professional Learning: The SCOPE Approach and Plan « Learning in the Social Workplace

Professional Learning: The SCOPE Approach and Plan « Learning in the Social Workplace | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it

"Practical tips and tutorials about using web2.0 tools and mobile apps in education. The best free web, adnroid, smartphone,iPhone, and samsung applications to help you better enhance your mobile learning."


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5 ways online education can keep its students honest

5 ways online education can keep its students honest | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
As online learning platforms like Coursera, Udacity and edX raise the stakes for students with increased partnerships with traditional universities and credit-bearing classes, here are five technologies that can help them thwart cheating.

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Cheating is pervasive in both face to face and online environments.  I think it's easier to recognize in an online environment where the voice of a student is established in discussion threads.  Ultimately, creating assignments that call for creative and critical thinking and a unique product are the best way to avoid the classic 'answers on the hand' scenarios. 

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The Ode to Twitter (Part I): 10 Reasons Why You Should Use It In Your Teaching

In the last several years Twitter has grown beyond a micro-blogging service to become one of the most popular social messaging platform. Despite the fact that there are over 175 million registered users on Twitter, many teachers and trainers still ask me WHAT Twitter actually is, and many of them really have no idea how to use it effectively or why they should even use it at all. In this “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode I will provide 10 reasons for using Twitter in your distance learning classroom or online training.


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10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints | EdReach

10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints | EdReach | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Building a digital footprint is an issue I believe doesn’t garner enough attention in our personal and professional lives.
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Distance Learning Pedagogy

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Distance Learning Pedagogy class is designed for those who are interested in starting teaching online, or those who already teach in this context but feel overwhelmed and frustrated.
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Creating Fundable Business Plans

Creating Fundable Business Plans | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
With aspiring entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from experienced investors, the MOOT CORP(r) Competition simulates the real-world process of raising venture capital.
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Understanding Companies

Understanding Companies | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
This course is a series of 11 video lectures about how to understand and analyze companies. I have given it several times live in Austin, Texas, and people seem to love it. I believe it is very different from what is usually taught about business.
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37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom

37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
37 Ways Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom (37 Ways #Teachers Can Use Pinterest In The Classroom http://t.co/wu7EAPuZ #teaching #edtech #ictev #edchat #learning #education #HigherEd...)...

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Video: Five ways to improve education through technology

This is a quick presentation about how technology impacted in education improvement within the last few years.

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10 Free, Must Have Web 2.0 Tools for Your Teaching & Training Needs

10 Free, Must Have Web 2.0 Tools for Your Teaching & Training Needs | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Today's post is inspired by several email messages that I've received from my readers who have asked me about my favorite Web 2.0 tools.

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Different faces of a single learning experience: Responsive Design

Different faces of a single learning experience: Responsive Design | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
In his post, “Accessibility trumps design”, Reuben Tozman made the case that, when designing for mobile, content should be “mobilized” by first making it understood by mobile devices. He argued tha...

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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

100 Search Engines For Academic Research | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
100 Search Engines For Academic Research...

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Creative Design of Learning Experiences: Consulting #eLearning #mLearning #translation #research #curation

Creative Design of Learning Experiences: Consulting #eLearning #mLearning #translation #research #curation | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
My goal is to help organizations find the right solutions for effective knowledge and information management by means of: eLearning and mLearning design and evaluation My M.A. Thesis sample course ...

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18 Mind-Blowing eLearning Statistics You Need To Know

18 Mind-Blowing eLearning Statistics You Need To Know | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
More than a dozen powerful eLearning stats that are sure to be eye-openers, if not total mind-changers.

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How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing

How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it

Instructional coach Ben Curran offers tips on getting started with student blogging, which he says can help address the common standards in language arts.


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