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LX Conference - LX Conference

LX Conference - LX Conference | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The learning experience conference is the first online conference dedicated to learning experience design. Learning experience design (LX Design) is the emerging practice of using user experience, service design or human-centred design methods in education and training. This first edition will take place online from May 15-19, 2017.
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Online Learner Experience Conference. Interesting speakers. https://lxconf.co
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Understanding the Origins of Ed-Tech Snake Oil

Understanding the Origins of Ed-Tech Snake Oil | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Product marketers are on the far end of a game of telephone that often starts with research findings that are both nuanced and provisional.
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Educational Tech: What’s Next?

Educational Tech: What’s Next? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
There is a lot of money tied up in educational technology. In 2012, $600 million was invested by venture firms into ed-tech startups. To put that in perspective, that is 400 percent more than what was...
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Six Trajectories for Digital Technology in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Six Trajectories for Digital Technology in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online
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Agency and Opportunities for Future Educational Technologies

Agency and Opportunities for Future Educational Technologies | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
With all the excitement in the air about big data, analytics, and adaptive instruction, it is easy to imagine a future of complete automation. In this future, algorithms will choose what we will le...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New...

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New... | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers on education curated by Amber Crutcher
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Teaching Machines: A Brief History of "Teaching at Scale" #t509Massive

Teaching Machines: A Brief History of "Teaching at Scale" #t509Massive | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Knowledge pills, brain implants and other education technology

Knowledge pills, brain implants and other education technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In 30 years...we’re going to be able to literally ingest information. You could take a pill and learn English or the works of Shakespeare.
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OPINION: Where are Educators in the Edtech Revolution? (EdSurge News)

OPINION: Where are Educators in the Edtech Revolution? (EdSurge News) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As the edtech world descends on Austin, Texas, for SXSWedu 2014, some teachers have the lingering feeling of
being left out of this learning confab. Last year’s conference left a sour taste in some educators’ minds, as they noticed the convention lights shining brightly on entrepreneurs and compani
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Ed Tech Thought Leader Interview: Innovative CIO Phil Komarny (Part 1 of 2)

Ed Tech Thought Leader Interview: Innovative CIO Phil Komarny (Part 1 of 2) | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
CIO Phil Komarny has spent many years at the intersection of education and technology. Here, in the first of a new series of education technology thought
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Educational Technology and the Sources of Innovation -

Educational Technology and the Sources of Innovation - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Based on Jon Udell’s excellent post, I spent the weekend getting reacquainted with work of Eric von Hippel, the researcher who pioneered the study of user-driven innovation.
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Announcing e-Literate TV -

Announcing e-Literate TV - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This week is the week of the big annual EDUCAUSE conference which, among other things, is the world’s largest ed tech fashion show.
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Mindsy Wants To Be The Netflix Of E-Learning | TechCrunch – The Learning Rush

Mindsy Wants To Be The Netflix Of E-Learning | TechCrunch – The Learning Rush | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Launched publicly last month, Mindsy is a new UK startup that’s building a Netflix-style service for consuming e-learning content, specifically online video courses.
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Digital Learning Team

Digital Learning Team | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The work and thoughts of the Digital Learning team in the College of Design and Social Context at RMIT University
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Are We Investing in History Repeating Itself? — Bright — Medium

Are We Investing in History Repeating Itself? - Bright - Medium
“Though the funds are ample, consider this: For a century, no major technology has radically changed teaching and learning.”
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Edtech fads, trends -- and extra-credit myths

Edtech fads, trends -- and extra-credit myths | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Education technology is a hotbed of activity. And some developments will stay warm, while others, now overheated, will rapidly cool. It's helpful not just to companies, but non-profit organizations...
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The EDUCAUSE NGDLE and an API of One's Own -

The EDUCAUSE NGDLE and an API of One's Own - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1030) I have been meaning for some time to get around to blogging about the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI’s) paper on a Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) and Tony Bates’ thoughtful response to it. The core … Continue reading →
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Why EdTech companies are failing | Information Age

Why EdTech companies are failing | Information Age | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
How can education technology companies close the empathy gap with teachers?
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elearn Magazine: The Significance of Educational Technology History and Research

elearn Magazine: The Significance of Educational Technology History and Research | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
What impacts learning are changes in instructional design and pedagogical practices supported by the introduction of new technologies, not the technology itself.
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SXSWedu 2014 Video Highlights: Keeping the Promise of Educational Technology

SXSWedu 2014 Video Highlights: Keeping the Promise of Educational Technology | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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6 challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education

6 challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In our second look at the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, we cover the six “significant challenges” it identifies as impeding the adoption of technology in higher education
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Education Technology Is In Its Infancy But It Is Growing Up Fast

Education Technology Is In Its Infancy But It Is Growing Up Fast | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Much has been written of late about the need for healthcare reform in our country.  Whether one is a fan of the Affordable Care Act or not, the case for change is quite clear.
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Rat in a cage.

Rat in a cage. | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I'm a terrible labor historian. My dissertation was actually about management labor policy rather than labor history itself. Furthermore, I almost never teach labor history anymore since it only ge...
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Good post but I have my disagreements.

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TechStars-powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator holds its first demo day in NYC

TechStars-powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator holds its first demo day in NYC | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
10 edtech companies show off what they've learned after an intensive three-month program.
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