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Internships EU, based in Dublin, provides a specialized service established to assist undergraduates and students from the EU to find internships in Ireland, Malta and the UK.
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Donald Clark Plan B: Prensky: game on - digital natives, immigrants and aliens

Donald Clark Plan B: Prensky: game on - digital natives, immigrants and aliens | The information Edge | Scoop.it

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, February 21, 2013 12:08 PM

Mark Prensky is a lively New Yorker and ex-teacher who set the pace on the use of games in learning with his evangelistic book Digital Game-Based Learning(2001). Prensky claims that today's educators/trainers and learners are from separate worlds. Sure, learners have a short attention span nowadays - for the old ways of learning! His point is that the old ways are inappropriate for the new generation of learners. His argument is that games make learning cool. School and most learning experiences are not cool.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, September 13, 2013 6:04 AM

 I have known Marc and followed his work for some time. This is a good way to learn about him and his concepts.

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600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices | The information Edge | Scoop.it
This collection features 600 free eBooks, mostly classics, that you can read on your computer, Kindle, iPad or smart phone. It includes great works of fiction, non-fiction & poetry.

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, April 30, 11:51 PM

Free classics! Shakespeare, Aristotle, Dostoyevsky, Sun-Tzu, and more.

Fliss Clooney's curator insight, May 1, 11:16 AM

Excellent resource list to free e books, online courses and eaudio.

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A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC] | The information Edge | Scoop.it

But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe. 


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Manuel Pinto's curator insight, April 20, 12:17 PM

More a timeline than a history. Useful, anyway.

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A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]
Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, May 12, 5:20 PM

I thought you might find this interesting.

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Internships EU

Internships EU, based in Dublin, provides a specialized service established to assist undergraduates and students from the EU to find internships in Ireland, Malta and the UK.
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Web 2.0: How to Stop Thinking and Start Doing: Addressing Organisational Barriers - Opus

Web 2.0: How to Stop Thinking and Start Doing: Addressing Organisational Barriers - Opus | The information Edge | Scoop.it
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Many Eyes : Word Tree

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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, July 23, 2013 6:56 AM

Experiment van IBM, meteen voor opgegeven. Heel fraai de verschillende soorten visualisaties

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, August 9, 2013 11:48 AM
Thank you Ana,your posts are great :)
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Thank you Catalina for such kind feedback! Glad you find tools/platforms useful/of interest.
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Is the Internet of things too big an idea? - Information Age

Is the Internet of things too big an idea? - Information Age | The information Edge | Scoop.it
Is the Internet of things too big an idea?
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JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching | The information Edge | Scoop.it

Shared online videos have become quite popular. These streamed videos are so pervasive that 69% of Internet users and 52% of adults in the United States have watched or downloaded videos online (Purcell, 2010). It was predicted that videos would represent 50% of total data transfers on the Internet by 2012 (Madden, 2007). These statistics leave little doubt as to the rising importance of shared online videos for educational purposes.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 18, 2013 6:01 AM

Useful reading with lots of links to background reading

Ellen Graber's curator insight, March 18, 2013 8:16 AM
Videos help raise comprehension, raise motivation, and provide insight into life around the world. What have you been watching lately?
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Being social in a MOOC

Being social in a MOOC | The information Edge | Scoop.it
Social media and digital learning environments are now combined. As part of the MOOC experience, students are requested to join debates and course’s topics on social networks, such as Facebook, Twi...

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Libraries Use Tablets, QR Codes and RFID Technology to Bridge the Digital Divide

Libraries Use Tablets, QR Codes and RFID Technology to Bridge the Digital Divide | The information Edge | Scoop.it
Institutions offer wireless access and PCs to flourish as a place for community engagement.

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A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age

A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age | The information Edge | Scoop.it

The document, drafted by a dozen educators brought together by the MOOC pioneer Sebastian Thrun, proposes a set of “inalienable rights” that the authors say students and their advocates should demand from institutions and companies that offer online courses and technology tools.


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, September 13, 2013 6:05 AM

 I like this .. good stuff.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, September 13, 2013 6:05 AM
Thank you..
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Grams, a Google for the underground Internet

Grams, a Google for the underground Internet | The information Edge | Scoop.it
A new search engine just made its debut and has overnight turned into the first port of call for all things illegal

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How content curation helps social media publishing

How content curation helps social media publishing | The information Edge | Scoop.it
As a social media manager, you're probably aware of many of the pains that come with staying visible online and managing many social media channels at once. Luckily, there's an answer to the woes of social media publishing: content curation. Here are 5 problems that social media publishers face and how content curation helps alleviate the pain. Continue reading →
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Sources and Tags: Dennis O'Connor's Curating Secrets

Sources and Tags: Dennis O'Connor's Curating Secrets | The information Edge | Scoop.it

There's no question that Dennis O'Connor has found much success on Scoop.it. It wasn't all coincidental, though. Dennis shared with us two of his best curation secrets and tricks:

 

1. Develop multiple sources for your topics
It's important to carefully think through the keywords that you set for your topic so that Scoop.it can crawl the web and provide you with interesting and relevant content and inspiration. In addition to taking full advantage of this, Dennis also uses other tools like Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Prismatic to find content to share on Scoop.it. Once he finds the content he wants to share with his audience, he uses Scoop.it as his social media hub to add value to that content and share it everywhere.

 

2. Tag your posts
Dennis takes a lot of time to tag each of his posts. This allows him, he explained, to assemble publications based upon his tagged topics. When he's using his information on Scoop.it for his E-learning classes, it's easy for him to filter his Scoop.it pages based upon different subjects and easily compile a list of posts and articles on appropriate topics to provide to his students. Something interesting that Dennis does with his tagged articles is to pull them by subject and create "special editions" of his topics on his blog for special classes and events that he is teaching.


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Lydia Gracia's curator insight, February 14, 5:22 AM

Les astuces de Dennis O'Connor pour une curation effective:

- Utilisation des tags et

- sélection des sources.

Lee Wise's curator insight, February 15, 11:34 PM

Graphic.  Informative.  Enjoy.  

Karen E Smith's curator insight, March 20, 8:33 AM

Thinking across systems to write without plagiarizing.

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A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must See Graphic on Creative Commons for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The information Edge | Scoop.it

"Creative Commons is a non-profit that helps sharing and reuse of creativity and knowledge via free legal and technological tools . These tools are not alternatives to copyright laws, rather they work alongside them.

To help you better teach your students about Creative Commons and how it works, here is a handy graphic that visually captures the main important things students need to know about Creative commons. Enjoy"


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KB...Konnected's curator insight, August 2, 2013 9:16 PM

This info is also good for teachers who sell products through TpT and Teacher's Notebook.

Dawne Tortorella's curator insight, August 10, 2013 6:36 PM

Actually good for faculty too!

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 1:54 PM

graphic on creative commons

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Mini infographics to share!

Mini infographics to share! | The information Edge | Scoop.it
Myself and the Scoop.it team have begun creating miniature infographics (affectionately called "micrographs" at the office) based on Scoop.it user data we've discovered over the past few months.
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Online and open-access learning in higher education

Online and open-access learning in higher education | The information Edge | Scoop.it
Online and open-access learning in higher education: MOOCs, new pedagogies and business models Senate House, University of London.  Tuesday 5 February 2013. Presentations and slides from this confe...

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Ralph Springett's curator insight, March 19, 2013 4:35 PM

Most of the discussion here appears to conform to the sentiments of the 'An avalanche is coming' paper.

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Learning metaphor - understanding of an elephant based on Instructivism, Constructivism and Connectivism

Learning metaphor - understanding of an elephant based on Instructivism, Constructivism and Connectivism | The information Edge | Scoop.it
This is my response to the stimulating and interesting post  Instructivism, Constructivism or Connectivism by Ryan Tracey. Ryan writes: From a practical perspective then, is the popular “evolution”...

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David Hain's curator insight, March 10, 2013 3:28 AM

Lovely metaphor!

Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 10, 2013 2:26 PM

add your insight...

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MOOCs are Not the Enemy

MOOCs are not the Enemy:Networked, non-Imperialist MOOC models #TtW13 Bonnie StewartUniversity of Prince Edward Island

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Thought provoking title...

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Nigel Robertson 's curator insight, March 7, 2013 3:13 AM

Would have liked more exploration of why cMoocs are worthwhile even though that is my stance.

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MOOCs and online learning: Research roundup

MOOCs and online learning: Research roundup | The information Edge | Scoop.it
2013 selection of recent research on massive open online courses (MOOCs).

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Signposting to come back to and mine..

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Robert Schuwer's curator insight, February 14, 2013 1:49 AM

Nice overview of research on MOOC's. Research on xMOOC's is missing in this overview. Most is broader about online learning and its effects.

Mark Smithers's curator insight, February 14, 2013 7:37 PM

Very useful.

NLafferty's curator insight, February 15, 2013 3:43 AM

A useful collection of articles on MOOCs