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Implications for the Future, Social Media, OER, ICT Adaptation, Educational Technology.
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Educational IT - Alfred Poor - Looking Past the Horizon for Educational Technology

Educational IT - Alfred Poor - Looking Past the Horizon for Educational Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The New Media Consortium's Horizon Report is a multiyear roadmap of emerging educational technology.
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DT > Digital Textbooks

DT > Digital Textbooks | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

DT Is Devoted To Documenting Significant Initiatives That Relate To Any And All Aspects Of Digital Textbooks, Most Notably Their Use In Higher Education

 

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100 Pages, 100 Keys to Effective Social Media Strategy

100 Pages, 100 Keys to Effective Social Media Strategy | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

100 Pages, 100 Keys to Effective Social Media Strategy

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Open Resources for Blended Learning Initiatives

Open Resources for Blended Learning Initiatives | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning. Funded by a Next Generation Learning Challenge Wave 1 grant, the...
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Mary Meeker Re-Imagines Nearly Everything

Mary Meeker Re-Imagines Nearly Everything | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Today at the D10 Conference, star analyst Mary Meeker gave her latest presentation of Internet Trends. You can download the whole presentation here (PDF) and it's well worth spending time perusing.
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5 Ways to Master Social Media Multitasking

5 Ways to Master Social Media Multitasking | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
These tips and inexpensive tools can help streamline your efforts across multiple social media sites.
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How Students Can Use Social Media To Actually Learn Real World Skills | Edudemic

How Students Can Use Social Media To Actually Learn Real World Skills | Edudemic | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Owing to the present difficult economic situation, financial literacy has turned out to be one of the hottest topics of discussion in the media. Being economically savvy is extremely important for making the type of smart money decisions, that’s essential for having a good standard of living.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Webpages in Minutes With Pagefin

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Webpages in Minutes With Pagefin | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Tweeting for Teachers: how can social media support teacher professional development?

In the current constrained financial climate where, despite the best intentions, CPD budgets are often the first to be cut, this type of low cost, self-directed teacher development is interesting. ...
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How To Import Facebook Contacts Into Twitter

How To Import Facebook Contacts Into Twitter | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

This tutorial may be a really good investment of your time especially if you have a large Facebook network.

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Terry Anderson's Presentation - Follow the Sun Online Conference

Terry Anderson's Presentation - Follow the Sun Online Conference | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

With a link to all Follow the Sun content and presentations.

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Social Media And Technology: Progress IS NOT Going To Stop So You Can Catch Up! Expand Your Mind

Social Media And Technology: Progress IS NOT Going To Stop So You Can Catch Up! Expand Your Mind | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
First I would like to say how excited I am about how technology is growing and express my joy at  the amount of progress that has been made in such a short span of time. We are truly moving toward...
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Managing: The Nuts & Bolts of an iPad Classroom

Managing: The Nuts & Bolts of an iPad Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Purchasing the iPads was the easy part. Managing them is another matter. Dean Shareski says that “iPads are meant to be owned, not managed.”  I think he is correct, but managing them still needs to be done for my grade one students.  Managing them is the nuts and bolts that makes our iPad classroom run.

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Scenarios for the Future of the Book

Scenarios for the Future of the Book | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

This new report presents four scenarios, based in part on feedback from academic library directors. It includes scenarios which intentionally favor the continued existence of the printed book as a viable technology, so that academic and research librarians may expand their thinking about the future to include a richer set of environmental conditions.

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Assessing Learning with Web 2.0: Twitter in the Classroom

Assessing Learning with Web 2.0: Twitter in the Classroom | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
As teachers think about using twitter in the classroom, they can consider how they will evaluate  the various academic skills that students learn.  This digital age learning twitter rubric hopefu... (@ransomtech Great point..Some help?
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Quality Assurance & Enhancement in Online Learning » Resources

Quality Assurance & Enhancement in Online Learning » Resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Useful links.

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The Unimportance of Practically Everything

The Unimportance of Practically Everything | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A friend of mine is the Executive Director for an organization with global reach. He is intelligent and driven, but constantly distracted. At any given time he will have Twitter, Gmail, Facebook and multiple IM conversations going.
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108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2

108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2 | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I enjoy working with teachers a...
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Educational Technology Guy: CellCraft - learn about cells through interactive game

Educational Technology Guy: CellCraft - learn about cells through interactive game | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Educational Technology Guy: CellCraft - learn about cells through interactive game.

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Critical Technology: Open Badges Learning Plan

Critical Technology: Open Badges Learning Plan | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

I've started my journey into Mozilla's Open Badges initiative. I'm doing this because it fits so well with my beliefs and values around open education, assessment and accreditation. It really seems like the logical next step for me and my desire to assist in opening learning for everyone; outside of the traditional institutions.

 

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Educational Technology Guy: BioLogica - interactive Biology lessons and learning resources

Educational Technology Guy: BioLogica - interactive Biology lessons and learning resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Commonwealth of Learning - Survey on Governments’ Open Educational Resources (OER) Policies

Commonwealth of Learning - Survey on Governments’ Open Educational Resources (OER) Policies | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Survey on Governments’ Open Educational Resources (OER) Policies [Open Access Publication]
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The Rise of Social Media in China, With All-New User Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Rise of Social Media in China, With All-New User Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology.
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“We need to have a far more efficient system.” OER

“We need to have a far more efficient system.”  OER | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The TOUCANS project has involved interviews with two categories of people: 1) individuals from institutions that are part of the OER university (OERu) network, and 2) individuals in senior management.

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Do social sharing buttons from Facebook and Twitter actually work?

Do social sharing buttons from Facebook and Twitter actually work? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

If you look around the web at any blog or website these days they all seem to have social sharing buttons installed as default in a bid to drive more traffic Could Twitter And Facebook Sharing Buttons Actually Be Losing You Traffic?

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