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Skill-building, the MOOC way

Skill-building, the MOOC way | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Hannes Klopper, CEO, iversity, talks about the growing popularity of MOOCs and the way forward for online education

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Dedicated to gather current information and experiences concerning online assessment and online training in higher education, with occasional global ed too.... Actually anything about online ed tech!
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Digital Engagement – How Technology Enhances the Student Experience

Digital Engagement – How Technology Enhances the Student Experience | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
It’s amazing what we can do with a series of ones and zeroes. Modern technologies consisting of databases connected to interfaces that deliver functionalities that improve our day to day lives.
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Assuring Student Learning Outcomes Achievement Through Faculty Development: An Online University Example

Assuring Student Learning Outcomes Achievement Through Faculty Development: An Online University Example 
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“Learning Engineering” Making its Way in the World « Competency Works

“Learning Engineering” Making its Way in the World « Competency Works | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared at Getting Smart on July 26, 2016 and Bror’s Blog on July 21, 2016. I recently (re)stumbled across an interesting article in…
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Taking students on a ‘learner journey’

Taking students on a ‘learner journey’ | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
his article is by Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator at The Open University in Scotland, Joan Thomson, and was originally published in The Scotsman.
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The effects of problem-based learning (PBL) on the academic achievement of students studying ‘Electrochemistry’ - Chemistry Education Research and Practice (RSC Publishing)

The effects of problem-based learning (PBL) on the academic achievement of students studying ‘Electrochemistry’ - Chemistry Education Research and Practice (RSC Publishing) | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
This study investigates the effects of problem-based learning (PBL) on students' academic achievements in studying ‘Electrochemistry’ within a course on Analytical Chemistry. The research was of a pretest–posttest control group quasi-experimental design and it was conducted with second year students in the Chemistr
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Students Want Their Personal Data to be Used to Improve the College Experience, Survey Says

Students Want Their Personal Data to be Used to Improve the College Experience, Survey Says | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Higher ed students believe universities can improve in the next 10 years by tracking their information.
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Encouraging Academic Integrity in Online Education

Encouraging Academic Integrity in Online Education | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
By Judson S. Garrett The conveniences that make online education attractive also create new opportunities for academic dishonesty. Despite this, pedagogy and
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Addressing the challenges of a new digital technologies curriculum: MOOCs as a scalable solution for teacher professional development | Vivian | Research in Learning Technology

Addressing the challenges of a new digital technologies curriculum: MOOCs as a scalable solution for teacher professional development | Vivian | Research in Learning Technology | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Addressing the challenges of a new digital technologies curriculum: MOOCs as a scalable solution for teacher professional development
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XKCD or OER for critical thinking

XKCD or OER for critical thinking | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
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What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design’ (EdSurge News)

What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design’ (EdSurge News) | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it

Somewhere between our collective obsession with predictive analytics and infatuation with adaptive learning, higher education wonks and practitioners are making time to deconstruct the quality attributes of online courses.
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“Learning Engineering” Making its Way in the World « Competency Works

“Learning Engineering” Making its Way in the World « Competency Works | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared at Getting Smart on July 26, 2016 and Bror’s Blog on July 21, 2016. I recently (re)stumbled across an interesting article in…
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Hattie effect size list - 138 Influences Related To Achievement 

Hattie effect size list - 138 Influences Related To Achievement  | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Hattie effect size list of 138 influences across all areas related to student achievement.
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Use and Abuse of Reusable Learning Objects | Polsani | Journal of Digital Information

Use and Abuse of Reusable Learning Objects
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Assessing Faculty Attitudes towards Online Instruction: A Motivational Approach

Assessing Faculty Attitudes towards Online Instruction: A Motivational Approach | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
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A Review of the Effectiveness & Perceptions of Open Educational Resources As Compared to Textbooks

A Review of the Effectiveness & Perceptions of Open Educational Resources As Compared to Textbooks by George Veletsianos
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A Dialogical Approach to Learning Technology Success

A Dialogical Approach to Learning Technology Success | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Anecdotal evidence suggests that an intentionally dialogical approach between the business and academic stakeholders at Boise State University effectively ensures transparency and buy-in from the campus community for educational technology projects.
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News - Competency-Based Education Would Halve Higher-Ed Costs, Study Finds | Heartland Institute

News - Competency-Based Education Would Halve Higher-Ed Costs, Study Finds | Heartland Institute | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
RT @wgu: New Study: Competency-based education (#CBE) would cut the price of a degree in half. https://t.co/7CIANF4bE7 #WGU #HigherEd #Non…
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Report outlines duties of countries to protect higher education from attacks

Report outlines duties of countries to protect higher education from attacks | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Report outlines countries’ responsibility to protect their universities, students and faculty members.
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Noam Chomsky on the Perils of Market-Driven Education

Noam Chomsky on the Perils of Market-Driven Education | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Free higher education could be instituted without major difficulties, but neoliberalism is standing in the way.
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Education Technology Under Trump: A Syllabus

Education Technology Under Trump: A Syllabus | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
How do we understand Trump and ed-tech? How do we help students understand? How do we help all of us understand and respond?
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MOOCs: Expectations and Reality | Open Education Europa

MOOCs: Expectations and Reality | Open Education Europa | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
Report on the cost-effectiveness of MOOCs. "Expectations & Reality".

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Measuring learning gain in higher education is a complex challenge

Measuring learning gain in higher education is a complex challenge | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
The amount of learning that goes on outside the classroom makes quantifying what students have learned very difficult, says Jon Scott 
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STEM Learning Assessment

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"There are many ways to assess STEM learning outcomes, from indirect to direct measures.The links below represent a collection of instruments and methodologies that will help campuses measure the impact of their programs in STEM...."

 

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Susan M. Baxter's curator insight, November 9, 2016 1:00 PM
AAC&U has a "one-stop" shop for STEM Learning Assesssments.
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In the MOOD: Sharing the Certification Project at Open Education 2016

In the MOOD: Sharing the Certification Project at Open Education 2016 | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
In a presentation last Friday at the 2016 Open Education Conference Paul Stacey and I described the Certification project as “Massive Open OER Development.” MOOD?
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Academic Freedom Under Threat Everywhere | The World View

Academic Freedom Under Threat Everywhere | The World View | Edtech and assessment | Scoop.it
In the current political climate, academic freedom is perhaps the most contested aspect of higher education.
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