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NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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What's next and far off for technology in higher education?  Check out the 2015 Horizon Report.

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Faculty use Internet-based technologies to create global learning opportunities @insidehighered

Faculty use Internet-based technologies to create global learning opportunities @insidehighered | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Here's a great use for our global digital classrooms--and we are already doing it.

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Will Digital Humanities #Disrupt the University?

Will Digital Humanities #Disrupt the University? | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
This article is part of Future Tense, which is a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. On Wednesday, April 30, Future Tense will host an event in Washington, D.C., on technology and the future of higher education. For more information and to RSVP, visit the...
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What is digital humanities and what does it mean for you?

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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium

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Trends to watch for higher ed include social media; online, hybrid & collaborative learning; data-driven learning & assessment; student as creators (rather than consumers); agile approaches to change (entrepreneurial higher education); and an evolution of online learning--moving from a delivery model to combine learning analytics and adaptive learning to transform learning.

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Latin 323: Tacitus

Latin 323: Tacitus | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
This Fall 2013 advanced Latin seminar explored the traditional tools of Classics (book reviews, article databases, prosopographical concordances) and incorporated new digital humanities tools as we...
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Great example of how mapping a text adds new insights to a class.

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More professors using social media as teaching tools | Inside Higher Ed

More professors using social media as teaching tools  | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Study finds increase in social media use by faculty, though still not a majority. Faculty use social media more for personal, then professional use before they use it for teaching.

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Here's an Instant Way to Jump Start Peer-to-Peer Learning (Even Easy in a Huge Lecture Class). Really.

Here's an Instant Way to Jump Start Peer-to-Peer Learning (Even Easy in a Huge Lecture Class).  Really. | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Great way to get students annotating each other's writing for peer learning.

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Tools That College Students Wish Their Instructors Used Either More or Less, 2013

Tools That College Students Wish Their Instructors Used Either More or Less, 2013 | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Which one's do you use? 

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Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology | Inside Higher Ed

Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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How does this compare with your attitudes towards technology in higher education?

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70 Tools And 4 Reasons To Make Your Own Infographics - Edudemic

70 Tools And 4 Reasons To Make Your Own Infographics - Edudemic | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
Let's talk about ways you can make your own infographics - but first - let's discuss WHY you'd want to make some infographics for teachers and students!

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Weekend Reading: the MOOC Catchup Edition - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Weekend Reading: the MOOC Catchup Edition - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Good overview of significant posts and articles on MOOCs.

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Open-source scholarship | Profession | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Open-source scholarship | Profession | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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The author discusses how "Scholarship is, by its nature, open source".  "Hacking is a core part of what we do as scholars..."

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category
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Analysts see changes ahead for LMS market after a summer light on news @insidehighered

Analysts see changes ahead for LMS market after a summer light on news @insidehighered | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Rather than locking into one proprietary learning management system, e.g., Blackboard, the future of learning will take place in an ecosystem that flexibly integrates multiple tools to meet learning needs.

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Flipped learning skepticism: Is flipped learning just self-teaching? - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Flipped learning skepticism: Is flipped learning just self-teaching? - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Great answer to flipped-learning skeptics--both student and faculty.  Essential point--if you flip your classroom, don't forget that you need to be doing higher-order learning tasks in the face-to-face classroom.

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Global Studies Senior Seminar | Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance

Global Studies Senior Seminar | Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Check out how Sharyl Cross, Director of the Kozmetsky Center, is using the global digital classroom for her global studies senior seminar.

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How the Humanities Compute in the Classroom

How the Humanities Compute in the Classroom | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
Humanities programs are teaching students to deconstruct technologies, not just texts.
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How & Why undergraduates are doing digital humanities: project based learning, digital skills, collaborative, interdisciplinary work and more

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Methods and More for “Beyond the Digital” at MLA 2014 | The Association for Computers and the Humanities

Methods and More for “Beyond the Digital” at MLA 2014 | The Association for Computers and the Humanities | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Get a taste for how to integrate digital methodologies into humanities research with this set of abstracts for the  upcoming MLA convention.

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Open-access journals confuse contributors as they experiment with peer review models | Inside Higher Ed

Open-access journals confuse contributors as they experiment with peer review models | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Great wrap up of the challenges of open access and open peer review

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Connected: Results from the 2013 Freshmen Technology Survey | Information Technology

Connected: Results from the 2013 Freshmen Technology Survey | Information Technology | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Results of the 2013 Freshman Technology Survey at St. Edward's: Fewer printers, more e-readers indicate a move towards a paperless future.  Meanwhile, freshman are reading email on their phones and showing distinct preference for Google Chrome as their browser of choice.  

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Teaching Methods

Each pedagogic approach is described succinctly so you can quickly understand how the technique might be relevant to your teaching. Written by fellow educators, these descriptions include tips for effectively ...
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Great list of new (and not-so-new) pedagogical approaches for the sciences.

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The Mindset List: 2017 List

The Mindset List: 2017 List | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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The new Beloit Mindset list for entering freshmen in 2013 (the class of 2017) is now available.  What's their reality? 

#12. Their TV screens keep getting smaller as their parents’ screens grow ever larger.

#16. A tablet is no longer something you take in the morning.

#28. With GPS, they have never needed directions to get someplace, just an address.

#45. They have never really needed to go to their friend’s house so they could study together.

#50.  A Wiki has always been a cooperative web application rather than a shuttle bus in Hawaii.

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Software Tools I like for Multimedia Productions

Software Tools I like for Multimedia Productions | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
I'm currently working on building an online course to teach instructors how to create effective multimedia to improve learning. One of the resources I created was a list of software tools that they...
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Great list of tools for multimedia productions.

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Flipped Classroom Insights and Tips from a College Biology Teacher

Flipped Classroom Insights and Tips from a College Biology Teacher | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
Experienced instructor offers her perspective on how the flip is helping her students and how to make it work. Classroom flipping is an education technology
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moblearn: an agent for change: Top trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

moblearn: an agent for change: Top trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide | Higher Education Technology News | Scoop.it
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Short overview of some of the top trends.

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