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WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Co...
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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com - History - schooX

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com - History - schooX | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
TED Talks In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
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What’s Worth Investing In? Criteria for Choosing Technology for Learning - History - schooX

What’s Worth Investing In? Criteria for Choosing Technology for Learning - History - schooX | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Lenny Gonzalez The promise of technology in the pursuit of learning is vast -- and so are the profits.
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Will the New Online Standardized Tests Be Different?

Will the New Online Standardized Tests Be Different? | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it

"New high-tech standardized tests are coming soon to schools across the country, but will these new tests really revolutionize how we measure whether children are learning? The designers of the new tests, which a majority of states plan to adopt in two years, are allowing a sneak peek at sample questions."


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E-Learning and Online Teaching Digital Magazine

E-Learning and Online Teaching Digital Magazine | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it

Click EDUC-700-Series for an overview of our program.


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How arguments are constructed and used in the Social Sciences

How arguments are constructed and used in the Social Sciences | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
This unit will enable you to understand how arguments are constructed and used in the Social Sciences.
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A Solution for Self-Learners- ScooX Academy

This video introduces SchooX acedmy for self-learners. It provides a brief interview with Costas Vasiliou, a co-founder of SchooX. If you like to get more ti...
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The future of online vs. residential education | KurzweilAI

In this correspondence (posted with permission), Ray Kurzweil and MIT president L. Rafael Reif discuss the future of online education and its impacts.
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Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better? - Huffington Post (blog)

Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better? - Huffington Post (blog) | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Is More (Advanced) Education Always Better?Huffington Post (blog)When did the Master's degree become so commonplace, and so meaningless?
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The Connective Learning Environment ~ Stephen's Web

The Connective Learning Environment ~ Stephen's Web | The Academy for self-Learners | 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 (RT @pgsimoes: The Connective Learning Environment
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To passionate teachers: Help us build the Virtual School!

Are you passionate about teaching? Want to share your teaching with learners around the world? Here's how you can help us build the Virtual School, by contributing your best explanations, which we'll turn into engaging learning videos!
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"The problem with eLearning isn't eLearning; it's motivation" | eLearning

"The problem with eLearning isn't eLearning; it's motivation" | eLearning | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
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Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction applied to Game Based Learning

Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction applied to Game Based Learning | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it

Following on from a recent post The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning, this article will look at how Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction can be applied to game based learning.


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schooX - What is all about

schooX - What is all about | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Schoox is an Academy for Self-Learners where members can teach, learn and certify their knowledge online. Users can create private or public online courses by using files or web resources incredibly easy and in seconds.
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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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Decentralizing education: how startups are dismantling the ...

Decentralizing education: how startups are dismantling the ... | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
(Credit: iStockphoto) Dale J. Stephens leads UnCollege, the social movement changing the notion that college is the only path to success. His first.
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Task force announces plans to advance e-learning - Virtual College

Task force announces plans to advance e-learning - Virtual College | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Task force announces plans to advance e-learningVirtual CollegeA team of experts in the field of online teaching have released a publication outlining proposals to advance e-learning systems in higher education.
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Online education expert Stephen Heppell helps eLearning Network celebrate 25 years

Online education expert Stephen Heppell helps eLearning Network celebrate 25 years | The Academy for self-Learners | Scoop.it
Online education expert Stephen Heppell helps eLearning Network celebrate 25 years http://t.co/TwekVd5t...
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