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Free Technology for Teachers: 200+ MOOCs and Free Online Certificate Programs

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Watch University of Michigan courses for free on your smart device

Watch University of Michigan courses for free on your smart device | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Interested in learning about corporate finance? Statistics? Information studies?
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New 10 Top Schools Endorsing Free Online Learning – Stephen's Lighthouse

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Shippensburg University sees increase in classes taken online

It is an age when the importance of higher education grows every day, yet more classes are moving out of the classroom and onto the World Wide Web.
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Revolution Hits the Universities

Revolution Hits the Universities | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Nothing has more potential to let us reimagine higher education than massive open online course, or MOOC, platforms.
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Using Goodreader to Keep Journal Articles Organized, Aid Research | Faculty Focus

Using Goodreader to Keep Journal Articles Organized, Aid Research | Faculty Focus | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
In preparing for my own dissertation research, I began getting electronic copies of journal articles so that I would not be burdened with lots of paper copies and for better file organization.
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This is one of my favorite and most useful apps. Highly suggested.

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In massive online course offered by Stanford, teams unleash diverse approaches to creativity

In massive online course offered by Stanford, teams unleash diverse approaches to creativity | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Innovative 'Crash Course' inspires students around the world to think in new ways.
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Hiding your research behind a paywall is immoral

Hiding your research behind a paywall is immoral | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Mike Taylor: As a scientist your job is to bring new knowledge into the world. Hiding it behind a journal's paywall is unacceptable
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Does Constant Googling Really Make You Stupid? [Excerpt]: Scientific American

Does Constant Googling Really Make You Stupid? [Excerpt]: Scientific American | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Preliminary data suggest that all those tweets, status updates and other digital distractions may actually stave off cognitive decline
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U Texas Ed Students Apply Tablets and Pen Technology to Literacy -- Campus Technology

U Texas Ed Students Apply Tablets and Pen Technology to Literacy -- Campus Technology | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
A group of education students at the University of Texas at Austin will be experimenting with the use of Android tablets and pen technology to use in their pre-service literacy instruction in the classrooms where they student-teach.
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McGraw-Hill to Debut Adaptive E-Book for Students

McGraw-Hill to Debut Adaptive E-Book for Students | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
At CES, McGraw-Hill will demonstrate its new adaptive e-book for students called the "SmartBook."
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Lean Learning: A guide to online learning on the cheap | Search Engine People | Toronto

Lean Learning: A guide to online learning on the cheap | Search Engine People | Toronto | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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Born-Again Textbooks | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Born-Again Textbooks | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
I push my way through the dense crowd, bumping and nudging and apologizing as I move. When I finally emerge from the gaggle of fans, there ...
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Honest review of digital textbooks.

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Now recording: Knight funds an app for collecting oral histories

Now recording: Knight funds an app for collecting oral histories | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Design studio TKOH will use its Knight News Challenge award to complete a prototype and run pilot testing.
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Yale takes time to reflect, evaluate before jumping into MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed

Yale takes time to reflect, evaluate before jumping into MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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Can Textbooks Ever Really Be Free? - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Can Textbooks Ever Really Be Free? - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Many agree that making books free for college students is a good idea. But nobody's found a great way to do it.
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StraighterLine Online College Course Provider Adds Five New Science Courses -- Campus Technology

StraighterLine Online College Course Provider Adds Five New Science Courses -- Campus Technology | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
StraighterLine has has added five new science courses and four new science professors to its science department, bringing the online college course provider's total number of available science courses to 15.
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Administrators doubt advantages of free online courses - The GW Hatchet

Administrators doubt advantages of free online courses - The GW Hatchet | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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Some administrators state that a single MOOC has a $50,000 start up. I'd like to see the budget detail as to where the largest expenses occur.

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Online Education Policy Draws Fire In California -- InformationWeek

Online Education Policy Draws Fire In California -- InformationWeek | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Higher education representatives and online education providers tussle over the impact of online, computer-mediated instruction on college students, faculty and budgets.
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Lynn University to require all new students to buy iPads | Inside Higher Ed

Lynn University to require all new students to buy iPads | Inside Higher Ed | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
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UGA jumps into online learning with slate of summer courses

The University of Georgia is diving into a new era of online learning this summer with a slate of new undergraduate courses.
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Mich. professor's YouTube course is just right for many

DETROIT -- University of Michigan professor's YouTube course provides risk science information in small bites.
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Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013 | The Digital Professor | Scoop.it
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school—freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when you learn it.
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