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Cheating in a MOOC – an Oxymoron

Cheating in a MOOC – an Oxymoron | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
This weekend I read an article in Forbes that suggested students cheating while taking a MOOC is a serious roadblock to providers of the new MOOCs, specifically  Udacity, Cousera and soon to be launched edX.
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MOOC’s Aren’t a Panacea, but That Doesn’t Blunt Their Promise

By Jeff Selingo, Chronicle of Higher Ed
The battle for the future of higher ed has landed—at least for the time being—on a concept few in academe had even heard of a year ago: the Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC.
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Create Online Books With “Living Junction”

Create Online Books With “Living Junction” | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
Living Junction lets you fairly easily create simple online books/magazines. You can search, drag and drop images onto pages, and add textboxes, too.
I’m adding it to The Best Places Where Students Can Write Online.
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Online courses free for the taking - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Online courses free for the taking - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
Online courses free for the takingAtlanta Journal ConstitutionA dozen major research universities, including Georgia Tech, Princeton, Duke, Johns Hopkins and the University of Virginia, announced plans last week to offer 100 free online courses...
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Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet

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Greetings from Boston and  BLC12 (Alan November’s Building Learning Communities Conference ).  If you wish to follow the happenings at BLC12 check out the hashtag #BLC12 on Twitter. Welcome t...
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What is a Learning Management System (LMS)? | 21st Century Learning and Teaching

What is a Learning Management System (LMS)? | 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
Wikipedia defines a learning management system (LMS) as:   “A software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, and reporting of training programs, classroom and online events, e-learning programs, and training content.” What...
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Free Technology for Teachers: MIT Video - More Than 10,000 Educational Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: MIT Video - More Than 10,000 Educational Videos | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
RT @NMHS_Principal: MIT Video - More Than 10,000 Educational Videos http://t.co/NJd2zdxd #edtech...
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TravelinEdMan - YouTube

TravelinEdMan - YouTube | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
These videos are available under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)...
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Online Learning Frameworks: Past, Present, Future. Written by Dr. Curt Bonk, Professor & Author :: Cap Network :: Building Communities for Accelerated Programs in Higher Education

Online Learning Frameworks: Past, Present, Future. Written by Dr. Curt Bonk, Professor & Author :: Cap Network :: Building Communities for Accelerated Programs in Higher Education | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
Building Communities for Accelerated Programs in Higher Education...
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R2D2: A model for using technology in education

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The Read, Reflect, Display, and Do (R2D2) model is intended as a problem-solving wheel that represents phases of learning--from reading and exploration, to reflective writing, to visualization of the content learned, to attempts to try it out.
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Addressing diverse learner preferences and intelligences with emerging technologies: Matching models to online opportunities | Zhang | Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadie...

Addressing diverse learner preferences and intelligences with emerging technologies: Matching models to online opportunities | Zhang | Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadie... | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
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EmTech Preview: Anant Agarwal on Overhauling Education through Open Online Learning

by LAURA JANES, MIT Technology Review
How MIT and Harvard hope to reach a billion students with the online learning initiative edX.
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Professors and Online Learning

by John Thelin, Inside Higher Ed
I do wonder why so many colleagues fear or avoid online education. It’s established, expanding, and improving – and is an undeniable part of college teaching and learning.
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Tell A Story With A Map

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Meograph lets you tell a story with text, photos, videos, and audio narration. Richard Byrne has written about it a couple of times, so I’d suggest you read how he describes it.
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Massive Online Open Courses: From McLuhan to MOOC - Huffington Post

Massive Online Open Courses: From McLuhan to MOOC - Huffington Post | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
Massive Online Open Courses: From McLuhan to MOOCHuffington PostIn this summer of 2012 the buzz in the world of higher education is about massive online open courses, or "MOOC." It seems that cyber-prophet Marshall McLuhan saw this coming.
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Home - Annotator - Annotating the Web

Home - Annotator - Annotating the Web | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
@learningfy TY for the RT - Tool that can be added to any webpage to make it annotatable: http://t.co/GfdWPgZ4 #edtech #techcomm...
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Teaching with Technology, Volume 2 | Digital storytelling in efl classroom

Teaching with Technology, Volume 2 | Digital storytelling in efl classroom | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
The complete book is available for download... ...
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PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations | Education Technology - theory & practice

PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations | Education Technology - theory & practice | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
PowToon is a brand new presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping....
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Using Shared Online Video to Anchor Instruction: YouTube and Beyond - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Using Shared Online Video to Anchor Instruction: YouTube and Beyond - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Blended Learning in ELT | Scoop.it
It was August 26, 2009. That evening I receive a phone call from someone in Japan looking to create free online math and science courses on mobile devices for youth in India using existing shared online video.
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