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Memrise

Memrise | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Memrise is almost certainly the most fun and effective way to learn vocabulary. Designed by Grandmaster of Memory Ed Cooke and Princeton neuroscientist Greg Detre.
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An Open-Source Solution to Expensive Textbooks

An Open-Source Solution to Expensive Textbooks | Interestingness | Scoop.it

We’re making the TextYard college bookstore scrapers open source. Any college student with rudimentary coding skills will now be able to take on their local bookstore.

 

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Mobile Learning infokit

Mobile Learning infokit | Interestingness | Scoop.it

Augmenting the Emerging Practice guide, this infoKit is a practical guide for educational institutions planning to implement a mobile learning initiative.

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Top Tools

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ere are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011. This, the 5th Annual Survey of Learning Tools, was finalised on 13 November 2011. This year’s list was compiled from the Top 10 Tools lists of 531 learning professionals worldwide – from education, training and workplace learning.

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Difference engine: Let the games begin

Difference engine: Let the games begin | Interestingness | Scoop.it
FULL marks to Apple for devising ways to improve how science, mathematics and other topics are taught in primary and secondary schools across America.
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Podcasts - Learn at Any Time - The Open University

Podcasts - Learn at Any Time - The Open University | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Just found @OpenUniversity #podcast collection at http://t.co/qr0oKPKh Something to explore.
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Are You a Fox or a Hummingbird? Dan Roam Explains Your Brain

Are You a Fox or a Hummingbird? Dan Roam Explains Your Brain | Interestingness | Scoop.it

Dan Roam uses an animalistic metaphor to explain how your brain processes information, and reveals how to help facilitate communication between our verbal and visual minds. That and more in his new book, BLAH BLAH BLAH.

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Can Satire Aspire to Leadership? The Case of Stephen Colbert | IdeaFeed | Big Think

Can Satire Aspire to Leadership? The Case of Stephen Colbert | IdeaFeed | Big Think | Interestingness | Scoop.it

Today in Charleston, South Carolina, comedian Stephen Colbert urged the state's citizens to vote for Herman Cain in Saturday's primary election. Cain dropped out of the presidential race long ago but will still appear on the ballot, thanks to South Carolina's election laws. That proved a hilarious convenience to Colbert...

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Hands-on with iBooks Author – Just How Easy is It? | PadGadget

Hands-on with iBooks Author – Just How Easy is It? | PadGadget | Interestingness | Scoop.it

After today’s big textbook announcement, I thought that I’d give iBooks Author a look, and let you guys know what the new service is all about.

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How to use Pinterest's pinboard for the Web

How to use Pinterest's pinboard for the Web | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Pinterest just became one of the top 10 social networks.
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State University of New York Selects Blackboard for Strategic Partnership in Online Learning

State University of New York Selects Blackboard for Strategic Partnership in Online Learning | Interestingness | Scoop.it

In an effort to establish a common platform to support the full spectrum of online learning, the State University of New York (SUNY) has selected Blackboard as a strategic partner in online learning and its primary learning management system (LMS) vendor, Blackboard Inc. announced today.

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The evolution of the web

The evolution of the web | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Infographie interactive présentant l'évolution des navigateurs et du Web.
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Wikipedia will shut down for 24 hours on Wednesday to protest against SOPA

Wikipedia will shut down for 24 hours on Wednesday to protest against SOPA | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Today, founder of the non-profit behind information archive Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, announced that the site will go dark for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest of the Stop Online Piracy ...
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Online Learning Quality: Guidelines for Evaluation and Accreditation | Online College Tips – Online Colleges

Online Learning Quality: Guidelines for Evaluation and Accreditation | Online College Tips – Online Colleges | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Accreditation is a critical factor to consider when planning for higher education. The process is designed to provide some assurance to prospective students, that the academic programs they are considering have been evaluated ...
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From Credibility to Information Quality | Youth and Media

From Credibility to Information Quality | Youth and Media | Interestingness | Scoop.it

Building upon a process- and context-oriented information quality framework, this paper seeks to map and explore what we know about the ways in which young users of age 18 and under search for information online, how they evaluate information, and how their related practices of content creation, levels of new literacies, general digital media usage, and social patterns affect these activities.

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Fiches, mémorisation du vocabulaire et jeux d'apprentissage | Quizlet

Fiches, mémorisation du vocabulaire et jeux d'apprentissage | Quizlet | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Quizlet is a lightning fast way to memorize vocabulary lists. It's like flashcards, but much more fun and interactive.
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12 ways to use Pinterest for your nonprofit

12 ways to use Pinterest for your nonprofit | Interestingness | Scoop.it

Pinsterest is basically an online scrapbook that you put together while surfing the Internet. According to the website, “Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. Pinterest allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.

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The Moving Target of Open “Textbooks”

The Moving Target of Open “Textbooks” | Interestingness | Scoop.it

For many, “open textbooks” seem to be primarily about cost savings, about saving money for both funders and learners, but not particularly about challenging the “form” of what we have known as a textbook.

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Noam Chomsky - The Purpose of Education

Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, impact of technology, whether education should be perceived as a cost or an investment and the value of stan...
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Four Initial Answers from Apple’s Education Announcement

Four Initial Answers from Apple’s Education Announcement | Interestingness | Scoop.it

In a recent post I offered four key questions for the Apple Education Announcement held today (Jan 19th). Now that the event is over and the blogosphere is responding, I thought it would be useful to answer those four questions.

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Path & The Art of Keeping It Real

Path & The Art of Keeping It Real | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Path 2.0 is the first newfangled social app I've been able to get my friends to use since Facebook complacency set in.
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TED Blog | Why SOPA is a bad idea: Clay Shirky on TED.com

TED Blog | Why SOPA is a bad idea: Clay Shirky on TED.com | Interestingness | Scoop.it

What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume. 

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Apple and the Digital Textbook Counter-Revolution

Apple and the Digital Textbook Counter-Revolution | Interestingness | Scoop.it

Well here we go, after months of speculation -- beginning with the publication of Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve jobs -- we now know about Apple's plans to "transform the textbook industry."

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Will Apple make iMovie for interactive books?

Will Apple make iMovie for interactive books? | Interestingness | Scoop.it
Since before Apple announced its press event taking place this week, there's been speculation that a logical step would be to sell digital textbooks directly through its iBookstore.
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