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Almanac 2012: Technology - Almanac of Higher Education 2012 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Almanac 2012: Technology - Almanac of Higher Education 2012 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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Times Higher Education - There's gold in them there hills of online learning

Altruism takes a back seat as US elite consolidate to profit from open courses. Jon Marcus reports

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3 Goals and 3 Challenges for our Educational Technology Leaders | Inside Higher Ed

3 Goals and 3 Challenges for our Educational Technology Leaders | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

If higher ed is to change then our educational technology leaders must play a central role.

 

This call for change in higher ed begs the question - what sort of change?

 

I'll suggest 3 dimensions that I view as imperative that we address in the next decade. I hope you will offer your additions and alternatives.

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Does PowerPoint Help or Hinder Student Learning? | Faculty Focus

Does PowerPoint Help or Hinder Student Learning? | Faculty Focus | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
I’ve had some nagging concerns about PowerPoint for some time now. I should be upfront and admit to not using it; when I taught or currently in my presentations. Perhaps that clouds my objectivity.
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Cal State rolls out next stage of its online effort | Inside Higher Ed

Cal State rolls out next stage of its online effort | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

The largest public university system in the United States is finally realizing a vision of a centralized online hub -- but is doing so in a relatively contained way, at least at the start.

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Students in Free Online Courses Form Groups to Study and Socialize - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students in Free Online Courses Form Groups to Study and Socialize - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

As enrollment has rapidly increased in free online classes, also known as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOC’s, students are increasingly forming groups, both online and in the real world, to study and socialize.

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Kno textbooks arrive on Android with the Galaxy Note 10.1, take on a social side

Kno textbooks arrive on Android with the Galaxy Note 10.1, take on a social side | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Kno's post-hardware textbook platform has called the iPad its only tablet home for more than a year; it's about to spread its wings.
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Why Online Education Won't Replace College - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Blended Learning Toolkit |

Blended Learning Toolkit | | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

This Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open resource for educational institutions interested in developing or expanding their blended learning initiatives.

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Blended Learning Course Design Mistakes to Avoid | Faculty Focus

Blended Learning Course Design Mistakes to Avoid | Faculty Focus | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Blended learning course design entails more than simply converting content for online delivery or finding ways to supplement an existing face-to-face course.
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The Millennial Muddle: How Stereotyping Students Became an Industry - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Millennial Muddle: How Stereotyping Students Became an Industry - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

Everyone in higher education has pondered "the Millennials," people born between 1982 and 2004 or thereabouts (the years themselves are a subject of debate). Ever since the term went prime time about a decade ago, a zillion words have been written about who Millennials are, how they think, and why they always _______________. In short, Millennials talk is contagious.

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Digital Faculty: Professors and Technology, 2012 | Inside Higher Ed

Digital Faculty: Professors and Technology, 2012 | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

Professors occasionally get lampooned as luddites responsible for the famously slow pace of change in higher education. But in truth the majority of professors are excited about various technology-driven trends in higher education, including the growth of e-textbooks and digital library collections, the increased use of data monitoring as a way to track student performance along with their own, and the increasingly popular idea of “flipping the classroom.”

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I'm Gina Trapani, and This Is How I Work

I'm Gina Trapani, and This Is How I Work | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Seven years ago, Gina Trapani founded Lifehacker—so it goes without saying that this week's edition of How I Work is near and dear to us. While leading the site, Gina wrote Lifehacker's best-selling book, and launched multiple open-source projects.
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UT Considering Massive Open Online Courses, by Reeve Hamilton

UT Considering Massive Open Online Courses, by Reeve Hamilton | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
The University of Texas at Austin is negotiating with Coursera and edX, massive open online course companies that make content from elite universities available for free on the internet.
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How an Open Office, the Cloud, an iPhone, and a MacBook Air Changed How I Work | Inside Higher Ed

How an Open Office, the Cloud, an iPhone, and a MacBook Air Changed How I Work | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

How has your work environment changed since you began your career?

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Udacity Cancels Free Online Math Course, Citing Low Quality - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Udacity Cancels Free Online Math Course, Citing Low Quality - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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A welcome tsunami. Online learning may indeed be the way of the future.

A welcome tsunami. Online learning may indeed be the way of the future. | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

Online learning may indeed be the way of the future.

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World Education University looks to ride the MOOC wave despite skeptics | Inside Higher Ed

World Education University looks to ride the MOOC wave despite skeptics | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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Kno Continues to Transform Digital Textbooks with Social Learning | Twitter on Ulitzer

Kno Continues to Transform Digital Textbooks with Social Learning | Twitter on Ulitzer | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it

Kno, a pioneer in education software, today announced that the company has delivered its next major release with a significant set of new features including Social Sharing to continue to drive student engagement and improve studying efficiency to empower educational outcomes.

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An Apple for the teacher: are iPads the future in class?

An Apple for the teacher: are iPads the future in class? | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
David Andrews embarked on an iPad journey with his school last year.
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