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Student-Run Tech Initiatives Can Empower and Ready Them for the Future

Student-Run Tech Initiatives Can Empower and Ready Them for the Future | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Students at a California middle school have become the teachers when it comes to technology.
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10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos

10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Instructional videos are not difficult to create and can help humanize the online learning experience for students. Here are 10 tips for getting started.
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NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition | Education Technology | Scoop.it
New trends in #highereducation: NMC Horizon Report 2017 on how emerging technologies impact #learning and #teaching. https://t.co/79xH7hvpCX https://t.co/zC7O9iwYh4
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How Virtual Reality Could Change the Way Students Experience Education

How Virtual Reality Could Change the Way Students Experience Education | Education Technology | Scoop.it
High-impact learning experiences may become the norm, expanding access for all students.
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Is online learning the future of education?

Is online learning the future of education? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
In a recent survey, almost 80% of young people said they've taken an online course. Is this the future of education?
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Tech Tips for Teachers: 3 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom

Tech Tips for Teachers: 3 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom | Education Technology | Scoop.it
By making lengthy links more shareable, QR codes help teachers distribute educational resources, student work and parent surveys.
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9 Uses for Smartphones in the Classroom

9 Uses for Smartphones in the Classroom | Education Technology | Scoop.it
In Part 2 of this discussion, we offer some productive ways that student cellphones are currently being used in classrooms.
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How personalization will drive higher edtech in 2017

How personalization will drive higher edtech in 2017 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The consumer experience has changed drastically in just the last 10 years. Long gone are the days when customer service interactions happened face-to-face, as consumers increasingly prefer the convenience and automation of mobile experiences. This rise in on-demand services has created a new consumer who expects personalization: a timely experience catered to their unique preferences and interests.

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Future perfect: what will universities look like in 2030?

Future perfect: what will universities look like in 2030? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
From robots to the most popular course, academics share their predictions

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How personalization will drive higher edtech in 2017

How personalization will drive higher edtech in 2017 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The consumer experience has changed drastically in just the last 10 years. Long gone are the days when customer service interactions happened face-to-face, as consumers increasingly prefer the convenience and automation of mobile experiences. This rise in on-demand services has created a new consumer who expects personalization: a timely experience catered to their unique preferences and interests.

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How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning? | Edudemic

How Does Social Media Slang Affect Learning? | Edudemic | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The rampant use of social media/texting slang by teenagers is largely due to increased accessibility to mobile phones. How does that effect writing skills?
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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

15 hot edtech trends for 2017 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Educators and tech leaders look back on 2016; predict where edtech trends in teaching and learning will head this new year.
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Colleges need to make websites easier to find info | Inside Higher Ed

Colleges need to make websites easier to find info | Inside Higher Ed | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it.
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4 Ideas to Make Dry Content Interesting in eLearning

4 Ideas to Make Dry Content Interesting in eLearning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
In this article we will give you some ideas to bring to life dull topics, simplify complex technical matter, and make the learning process a memorable journey.
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10 Ways To Find Out Who Your Learners Really Are - eLearning Industry

10 Ways To Find Out Who Your Learners Really Are - eLearning Industry | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Want to know how to find out Who Your Learners Really Are? Check 10 simple ways to find out Who Your Learners Really Are.
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Using Social Media to Build Your Online Presence

Using Social Media to Build Your Online Presence | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"Perception is everything, especially online and as a business owner this means your online presence is perhaps your most important method to market your business both locally and internationally if you wish. It doesn’t matter if your business is online or not, it has to be represented online and today we’re going to discuss the importance of social media and how a business should establish its identity online."


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Great advice for online programs as well

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

15 hot edtech trends for 2017 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Educators and tech leaders look back on 2016; predict where edtech trends in teaching and learning will head this new year.
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6 Things to Think About Before Creating an eLearning Course

6 Things to Think About Before Creating an eLearning Course | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Don’t even dare to start designing an eLearning course without considering these 6 things.
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Microsoft ‘Hacks’ the Classroom to Help Teachers Innovate

Microsoft ‘Hacks’ the Classroom to Help Teachers Innovate | Education Technology | Scoop.it
With the help of some new programs, the tech leader is assisting educators with STEM.
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OER revolution in higher ed

OER revolution in higher ed | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Open educational resources have grown over the last few years from one-off oddities in single courses to the basis of entire degree programs. Cutting out textbook costs for students tops the list of reasons administrators encourage faculty to develop and adopt these free—or very inexpensive—resources, also known as OER.
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7 Meaningful Classroom Engagement Strategies for Student Connection

7 Meaningful Classroom Engagement Strategies for Student Connection | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Teachers that connect meaningfully to students can make the biggest difference in their lives. It ends up being what they’re known and remembered for. The positive impact you make can last long after your students have created lives outside of school.

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Some useful basic tips.

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10 Years Later: 10 Takeaways on the iPhone and Education

10 Years Later: 10 Takeaways on the iPhone and Education | Education Technology | Scoop.it

"Ten years ago this month, Steve Jobs walked out onto the world's stage and said "this is a day I've been looking forward to in 2.5 years" because of this "revolutionary product that absolutely changes everything." I'm talking about the iPhone. And boy, did it change everything."


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5 Learning Tech Trends You Should Know About

5 Learning Tech Trends You Should Know About | Education Technology | Scoop.it
As everything evolves, so does the learning world. Let’s take a look at five of the most important learning tech trends we’ll be seeing in 2017 and beyond.
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Adult Learning Theories Every Instructional Designer Must Know

Adult Learning Theories Every Instructional Designer Must Know | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Adult learning theories are not just a collection of jargons, concepts, and ideas about how adults learn. These theories help you plan your eLearning courses.
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Head of the Class: 2016's Top Technology | Edudemic

Head of the Class: 2016's Top Technology | Edudemic | Education Technology | Scoop.it
What were 2016's best educational technologies, and what can you expect to see next year?
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