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Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education - US News

Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education - US News | e-learning | Scoop.it
Social media tools allow online students to share information and build a sense of community, experts say.

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6 reasons why institutions offer MOOCs—and whether or not they’re working - eCampus News

6 reasons why institutions offer MOOCs—and whether or not they’re working - eCampus News | e-learning | Scoop.it
According to a new report, there are six main reasons why institutions are offering MOOCs, but only two of them are actually working.

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My Favorite Education and Instructional Technology Books (What Are Yours?)

My Favorite Education and Instructional Technology Books (What Are Yours?) | e-learning | Scoop.it
These are some of the books that I've found inspiring. Have you read other books about teaching with technology that you really liked? In my continual quest to

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Is ROI the Right Way to Judge a College Education?

Is ROI the Right Way to Judge a College Education? | e-learning | Scoop.it
In thinking of return on investment, dollars and cents ought to be taken into account, but not to the exclusion of other things that matter.

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The Gender Binary: Working Towards Uniqueness in American Education - Student Pulse

The Gender Binary: Working Towards Uniqueness in American Education - Student Pulse | e-learning | Scoop.it
In today’s society, the categorization of gender in our educational system is leading to a socialization of masculinity and femininity, which is reaffirmed by gender-biased curriculum, testing, and activities.
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Online professional development gets industry prestige - eCampus News

Online professional development gets industry prestige - eCampus News | e-learning | Scoop.it
"Power players" converge to try and make continuing education applicable, accessible and affordable through online learning at Regent University.

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Will education technology be the next growth sector? - Boston Globe

Will education technology be the next growth sector? - Boston Globe | e-learning | Scoop.it
Massachusetts’ innovation economy is a well-recognized engine for economic growth in the Commonwealth. Its higher ed sector is world renowned and its K-12 school system leads the United States in student outcomes.
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Types of Learners Who Take E-learning Courses – An Infographic - e-Learning Feeds

Types of Learners Who Take E-learning Courses – An Infographic - e-Learning Feeds | e-learning | Scoop.it
According to the E-learning magazine, in 2012, 50% of training hours were being deployed through eLearning, blended, online or virtual medium. But, why do people …

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Emerging Trends in Education: Collaborative Tools and Technology

We need to create a new culture in our classroom. There needs to be a shift from teachers as oracles, or producers of all knowledge, and students as receptac...
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Innovations in Education - Thoughts on Defining Innovation in Education

Innovations in Education - Thoughts on Defining Innovation in Education | e-learning | Scoop.it

"I’ve been doing some thinking about how to best define innovation in education.  I’ve been reading a lot of mission statements lately for schools and districts and keep finding the word “innovative” used, yet little sign of practices in the objectives, tactics and goals to back this up. The tactics  and action plan seem to be oriented towards producing test scores and the practices seem 20th century at best."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 12, 2013 9:57 PM

Nancy White looks at definitions that businesses use to define innovative and then looks at how education defines innovation. Here is one of her statements:

"In education, innovation often results when ideas are applied to satisfy the needs and expectations of the students."

Take the time to click through to the post and read her other statements and then ask yourself 'Am I innovative? Is my classroom innovative? My school?" or "What changes need to be made to make my teaching, my classroom or my school innovative?"