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What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t

What Project-Based Learning Is — and What It Isn’t | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Screenshot/High Tech High The term "project-based learning" gets tossed around a lot in discussions about how to connect students to what they're learnin
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Are kids really motivated by technology? | SmartBlogs

Are kids really motivated by technology? | SmartBlogs | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
As a guy who delivers two-day #edtech workshops during my breaks from full-time classroom teaching, I’m often asked the same questions again and again: H...
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Why Twitter Matters: Tomorrow’s Knowledge Network

Why Twitter Matters: Tomorrow’s Knowledge Network | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter still comes in for high-blown denunciations from Great Persons who have never used it.

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OER Readiness in Africa - new publication free download | Open Learning Network

OER Readiness in Africa - new publication free download | Open Learning Network | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
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"Distance learners: Connected, mobile and resourceful individuals"

"Distance learners: Connected, mobile and resourceful individuals" | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it

AJET 28(4) Andrews, T. & Tynan, B. (2012)

 


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Why Teachers Need Social Media Training, Not Just Rules | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Why Teachers Need Social Media Training, Not Just Rules | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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An Excellent eBook Full of Mobile Learning Activities

An Excellent eBook Full of Mobile Learning Activities...
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A Look at Internet Use on Mobile Phones - Pew Research Center

Some 17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device. Most do so for convenience, but for some their phone is their only option for online access.
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How Twitter can be used as a powerful educational tool | eSchool News

How Twitter can be used as a powerful educational tool | eSchool News | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Think Twitter is just a waste of time? Think again. Its organizational structure makes it an effective tool for connecting with students and others online.
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Storyboard ing for e-learning: Challenges and tips | E-Learning Academy

Storyboard ing for e-learning: Challenges and tips | E-Learning Academy | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Clarity and completeness is key when developing a storyboard. Make sure everyone understands their role in interpreting the e-learning storyboard.
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How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it

Apple’s iBooks2 and authoring app has created big waves in education circles. But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. How educators think of content curation in the classroom is enough to change their reliance on print textbooks.

As the open education movement continues to grow and become an even more rich trove of resources, teachers can use the content to make their own interactive textbooks. It might seem daunting, but the availability of quality materials online and the power of tapping into personal learning networks should make it easier.

Here’s how to create a digital textbook and strategies for involving the students in its development in three steps.


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The 10 Biggest Downsides to Mobile Learning - Online Colleges

The 10 Biggest Downsides to Mobile Learning - Online Colleges | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Though mobile learning is catching on and has various benefits, anyone considering making the leap needs to research the downsides first.
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Innovation Design In Education

Innovation Design In Education | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it

Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking.

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This space seems important to me, since knowledge, analysis and discussion on the impact of learning processes, with the help of new technologies, to the public, especially children and youth.
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Translating Learning into Numbers: A Generic Framework for Learning Analytics

Translating Learning into Numbers: A Generic Framework for Learning Analytics | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
The following is a summary of and commentary on Greller and Drachsler (2012). I come to this via the JISC/CETIS report I summarised yesterday Thoughts I liked this paper because it serves a purpose...
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OER Workshop at the University of South Africa – UNISA

OER Workshop at the University of South Africa – UNISA | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Workshop held at the University of South Africa on the 4th of September 2012 by Andreia Inamorato dos Santos. OER IMPLEMENTATION ROADMAP by ANDREIA INAMORATO DOS SANTOS is licensed under a Creative...
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Interesting article about twitter in education in the latest @ISASA mag. But written from an American perspective :-/

Interesting article about twitter in education in the latest @ISASA mag. But written from an American perspective :-/ | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
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100 Serious Twitter Tips for Academics - Best Colleges Online

100 Serious Twitter Tips for Academics - Best Colleges Online | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter's popularity has soared recently, and for good reason.
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Why Twitter Matters: Tomorrow’s Knowledge Network

Why Twitter Matters: Tomorrow’s Knowledge Network | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter still comes in for high-blown denunciations from Great Persons who have never used it.

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Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education

Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to The Use of Social Networking in Education | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it

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Starting a Twitter chat

Two months ago I became the manager of the Twitter account of the Mexican chapter of an international society. It has been a fun experience. I actually read the tweets of our followers, most of who...
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The Future Isn't About Mobile; It's About Mobility

The Future Isn't About Mobile; It's About Mobility | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it

While the globe grapples with uncertain economic realities, "mobile" appears to be gold. Facebook is expected to announce their uniquely targeted mobile advertising model before the end of the month.

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Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips

Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips | Open Distance Learning | Scoop.it
From multimedia to geocaching, the possibilities for using mobiles to engage learners are endless.
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