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Embedding blended learning in further education and skills

A guide covering the relevant advice, services and practical support you need to enhance the digital capabilities of your staff and develop the right infrastructure to drive blended learning.
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Further education: why we will be introducing a subscription

Jisc has today announced that it will be introducing a charge for FE colleges in England.
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Amazon Polly for WordPress — WordPress Plugins

Amazon Polly for WordPress — WordPress Plugins | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech. With dozens of voices across a variety of languages, you can select the ideal voice an …
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Tech to amplify our shared humanity: The 5 Rs of ASCILITE 2017 - TECHE

Tech to amplify our shared humanity: The 5 Rs of ASCILITE 2017 - TECHE | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
The themes that really stood out during ASCILITE17 were the concepts of simplicity, humanity and connection.
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UCT students on writing exams in a tent: “It’s bizarre and not well thought out” - The Daily Vox

UCT students on writing exams in a tent: “It’s bizarre and not well thought out” - The Daily Vox | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
Students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are writing exams in a tent on the university rugby field amid heavy security presence. The conditions are an attempt to ensure uninterrupted exams, considering the rumblings of Fees Must Fall protests at UCT this year. “UCT is determined to conduct the exams in a safe, quiet …
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Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.

Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
A growing body of evidence shows that college students generally learn less when they use computers or tablets during lectures. That is probably true in workplace meetings, too.
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At universities, content is no longer king

At universities, content is no longer king | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
The deputy vice-chancellor of a leading university says content is no longer king when it comes to educating the new workforce.
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Open Educational Resources: A Continuum for Practice - Services - ANU

Open Educational Resources: A Continuum for Practice - Services - ANU | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
By returning facilitators Adrian Stagg and Emma Power from the University of Southern Queensland!
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Northeastern University and IBM partnership first to turn digital badges into academic credentials for learners worldwide

Northeastern University and IBM partnership first to turn digital badges into academic credentials for learners worldwide | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
Northeastern University's official news source
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Free or low-cost college textbooks? SLCC program makes it possible

Free or low-cost college textbooks? SLCC program makes it possible | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
This academic year, Salt Lake Community College is on track to offer more than 1,000 class sections that rely on open educational resources. Some 35,000 students have saved nearly $3 million in the past three years through the initiative.
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The STARportal

The STARportal | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
Australia's STARportal makes the connections to STEM learning activities that inspire young people to explore, discover, and create.
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EduGrowth. Taking Australian Education Technology and Innovation Global

This week we launched EduGrowth’s 2017 Annual Report at the Universities Australia Annual Conference in Canberra. This note is an extract of my welcome letter in my role as Chairman of EduGrowth…
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Time to Reflect

Time to Reflect | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
At the Welcome Cocktail Evening last night a few of us sat back before the start of the evening and reflected on the last twelve months and how much we had achieved. We looked at all the wonderful improvements that had been made to the physical aspects of the College and how beautiful it looked…
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Open Education and OER - A guide and call to action for policy makers - ALT Open Access Repository

Open Education and OER - A guide and call to action for policy makers - ALT Open Access Repository | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
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On Banning Things in Classrooms | Just Visiting

On Banning Things in Classrooms | Just Visiting | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
What does it mean when we decide to ban something (like laptops) in the classroom?
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St Olave’s, the ‘exam factory’, races up school rankings

St Olave’s, the ‘exam factory’, races up school rankings | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
It should have been a time of celebration. St Olave’s Grammar School in Orpington, south London, has today come third in The Sunday Times’s Parent Power leagu
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#OERde17 – Das OER-Festival 2017 - OERinfo – Informationsstelle OER

Das OER-Festival 2017 #OERde17 vereint OERcamp, OER-Fachforum, OER-Award, OER-Atlas – in Berlin vom 27. bis 29. November 2017 (Open Educational Resources)
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This robot that goes to school for sick kids who can't

This robot that goes to school for sick kids who can't | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
AI allows children to participate in the classroom from their bed
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Will AI Be The Next Big Thing In The Classroom?

Tech giant IBM Foundation today launches software that has the potential to have an enormous impact on the way teachers teach and children learn - and bring our classrooms closer to the holy grail of education.
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Run That Town

Run That Town | MOOCs and Flipped Learning | Scoop.it
Run That Town is a strategy game that lets you take control of any neighbourhood in Australia and use real Census data to make decisions that affect your story. Choose from hundreds of projects for your town. What kind of leader will you be?
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