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JMU teams up with Rosetta Stone: University offers new online Spanish class

JMU teams up with Rosetta Stone: University offers new online Spanish class | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it
JMU is now the first university to partner with Rosetta Stone to
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Professors Say Technology Helps in Logistics, Not Learning - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors Say Technology Helps in Logistics, Not Learning - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it
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Calif. Governor Signs Bills Giving Digital Textbooks and Other Help to Students - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Calif. Governor Signs Bills Giving Digital Textbooks and Other Help to Students - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Thursday a number of bills affecting California colleges and their students, including two measures designed to provide students with access to free online textbooks for 50 undergraduate courses. The measures (Senate Bills 1052 and 1053) establish a nine-member faculty council that will identify the classes for which open-source digital textbooks should be developed and oversee the texts’ development, and create a digital library to house the textbooks and other courseware. “There’s absolutely no reason a basic biology, statistics, or accounting textbook, for example, should cost $200,” the State Senate’s president pro tempore, Darrell Steinberg, author of the two bills, said in a written statement.

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The Phonograph and how to Use it

The Phonograph and how to Use it | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it

The writer firmly believes that any one with a taste for languages can learn three languages in his own home, with the aid of a Phonograph easier than he can learn one without the aid of the instrument. An earnest student can learn without the aid of a teacher. Of course, it is better to have a teacher too—but much can be learned without a teacher, there is no doubt about that. If he could not have both—a teacher and a Phonograph, and had to choose between them, the writer would certainly take the Phonograph.

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Student Engagement in the Online Classroom - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Student Engagement in the Online Classroom - Do Your Job Better - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it
A veteran online instructor offers tips for keeping students interested and active.
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Barriers to Adoption of Online Learning Systems in U.S. Higher Education | Ithaka S+R

Barriers to Adoption of Online Learning Systems in U.S. Higher Education | Ithaka S+R | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it

This Ithaka S+R report is a landscape review of important developments in online learning today. It is the first in a series that will provide leaders in higher education with lessons learned from existing online learning efforts to help accelerate productive use of these systems in the future. The goal of this research was to understand what benefits colleges and universities expect from online learning technologies, what barriers they face in implementing them, and how these technologies might be best shaped to serve different types of institutions.

 

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Middle Ages Tech Support

To see an interview with one of the makers click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8giUg-QSNLg The Book caused much mayhem and problems for middle age tec...
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(: heidiwitz :): Twitterature - Of Digital Narratives and Multimedia Story-Telling

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What You Need to Know About MOOC's - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What You Need to Know About MOOC's - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Introduction to CALL | Scoop.it
2012 is shaping up as the year of the mega-class. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Here's a guide to our coverage of massive open online courses.
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