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Educational Technology - Insights: Convergence of digital, networked and open - the digital scholarship of Teaching | The 21st Century

Educational Technology - Insights: Convergence of digital, networked and open - the digital scholarship of Teaching | The 21st Century | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
Notes and comments from reading Martin Weller's Chapter 8 (A Pedagogy of Abundance - The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice, Bloomsbury Academic).
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Ethics of information

What about open education in China?

http://bit.ly/rTCDoI

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Android now accounts for nearly 45 percent of U.S. smartphone users

ComScore also sees decline of BlackBerry in U.S.
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Social Media Burnout? Already!? - CASE Social Media

Social Media Burnout? Already!? - CASE Social Media | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
Matt Herek, associate director of young alumni engagement in the office of alumni relations and development at Northwestern University, writes about a case of social media burnout.
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In One Online Class, Twitter Brings Students Together - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education

In One Online Class, Twitter Brings Students Together - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

The use of Twitter in a marketing class.


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The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags - Edudemic

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags - Edudemic | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

Great post on how to find educaton related tweets on Twitter.


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Khan Academy Founder Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity

The founder of Khan Academy (http://www.youtube.com/khanacademy), a free educational video library that features over two thousand titles and an interactive ...

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Cheating in school: How the digital age affects cheating and plagiarism

Cheating in school: How the digital age affects cheating and plagiarism | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

Interesting infographic.

 

"The consequences of cheating used to instill fear into many a student. But it seems these days, kids just don’t care about academic honesty anymore. Many students can’t even distinguish between what constitutes plagiarism and what doesn’t. According to recent research, 71% do NOT believe copying from the Web is 'serious cheating.' "


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EdTechTalk#81 - The Mega-Connectivism Course (Part #1)

EdTechTalk#81 - The Mega-Connectivism Course (Part #1) | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

Talk #1 about the Connectivism Course
with Stephen Downes, Alec Couros, George Siemens and Leigh Blackall

1200 people sign up for a very cool Connectivism Course... but what is it?
We brought in 4 EdTech Luminaries to discuss it.


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Connectivism & Connective Knowledge

Connectivism & Connective Knowledge is the first course explicitly designed according to the principles of connectivism.

 


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Connectivism Learning Theory Instructional Tools for College Courses

Research into connectivism learning theory and its application into the Instructional Technology college level classroom.

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Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law: Amazon.com: Magazines

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law: Amazon.com: Magazines (Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law: http://t.co/zMaylcHV...)...
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Adobe cuts Flash development

Adobe cuts Flash development | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
Software maker concedes web standards battle to Apple, will focus on development tools that use HTML5 (What I meant to tweet was that Adobe has announced that it is dropping Flash http://t.co/w6MwR2H4...)...
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Here's what it's like to try to get a higher education without money

Here's what it's like to try to get a higher education without money | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
There are many who are eager to start contributing to society. Without help, they can't.
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Has Social Media Become our Higher Education?

Has Social Media Become our Higher Education? | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
I don't mean to disparage higher education at all.
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Homeschoolers and technology: Learning to read online

Homeschoolers and technology: Learning to read online | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
Homeschoolers are often the first to adopt a new technology, especially if it makes learning more vibrant and engaging.
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Google I/O 2011: The YouTube Caption API, Speech Recognition, and WebVTT captions for HTML5

Uploaded by GoogleDevelopers on May 11, 2011

 

"Naomi Black, Cynthia Boedihardjo, Jeffrey Posnick

Captions make video accessible and more importantly: discoverable to search. Learn how we're live captioning Google I/O with a new open source gadget, discover caption features in the YouTube Data API based on speech recognition, and find out more about WebVTT, a new format to help broadcast TV subtitling make the leap to HTML5 and the Web."

 

Captioned with interactive transcript


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Claude Almansi's comment, September 28, 2011 10:49 AM
The captions can be downloaded from http://www.universalsubtitles.org/en/videos/blVltSkcSZ8B/ or translated there to create subtitles in other languages.
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Wikis in the Classroom: Three Ways to Increase Student Collaboration - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Wikis in the Classroom: Three Ways to Increase Student Collaboration - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
I’ve long said that professors who want to explore teaching with technology should begin with a social media tool rather than a Learning Management System.

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How to Use Google+ Hangouts for Teaching

How to Use Google+ Hangouts for Teaching | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it
How to Use Google+ Hangouts for Teaching. Google+ is the latest social media platform which has caught the imagination of professionals in all walks of life. And fortunately for educators, features like Circles, Sparks, and Hangouts are of...

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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | TeachHUB

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | TeachHUB | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.


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VIRTUASAPIENS: Connectivism: Its place in theory-informed research and innovation in technology-enabled learning

VIRTUASAPIENS: Connectivism: Its place in theory-informed research and innovation in technology-enabled learning | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

The sociotechnical context for learning and education is dynamic and makes great demands on those trying to seize the opportunities presented by emerging technologies. The goal of this paper is to explore certain theories for our plans and actions in technology-enabled learning.


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Still Learning: E-Poster: Connectivism and Emergent Learning

Still Learning: E-Poster: Connectivism and Emergent Learning | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

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9 Tips for Optimizing Your Website for Mobile Users | Social Media Examiner

9 Tips for Optimizing Your Website for Mobile Users | Social Media Examiner | Educational technology and curricular innovation | Scoop.it

Is your website meeting the needs of on-the-go mobile users?

When you’re developing your first mobile site, you may be at a loss. That’s understandable—a mobile website is an entirely different animal from a traditional website.

 

Given that, it’s important to keep some best practices in mind as you develop your mobile presence.

 

What follows are 9 best practices you can use to ensure your mobile site is as good as it can be.....

[read full article http://j.mp/pzbh6v]


Via Giuseppe Mauriello, Frédéric DEBAILLEUL
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