Wagging the Dog: Technology, Learning & Education
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Why the "new normal" might just be a reboot for teaching and learning models
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UT Austin levels up curriculum with creation of Denius-Sams Gaming Academy - 2013-May-15

UT Austin levels up curriculum with creation of Denius-Sams Gaming Academy - 2013-May-15 | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Independent and corporate video game developers have flocked to Austin in recent years to set up shop in the innovation friendly city. Furthering this migration trend, two of the top ...
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Higher Ed’s Biggest Problem: What’s It For? - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher Ed’s Biggest Problem: What’s It For? - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
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Electronic Arts announces 'SimCity' for the classroom

Electronic Arts announces 'SimCity' for the classroom | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Today, Electronic Arts announced that it is currently developing SimCityEDU, an online educational game based on the latest reboot of the company's popular SimCity franchise. Created in a...
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The Crazy Brilliant Idea Behind Duolingo - Edudemic

The Crazy Brilliant Idea Behind Duolingo - Edudemic | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Duolingo is a free web resource that lets you learn just about any language you want ... for free. No ads, payments, or anything.
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Swedish School Now Has A Mandatory Minecraft Class - Edudemic

Swedish School Now Has A Mandatory Minecraft Class - Edudemic | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
All 13-year-old students must now take a manadatory Minecraft course at the Viktor Rydberg school in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Multiple Choice Exam Theory (Just In Time For The New Term) - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Multiple Choice Exam Theory (Just In Time For The New Term) - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
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20 Brilliant Minds on the Future of Hyperconnectivity

20 Brilliant Minds on the Future of Hyperconnectivity | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
A collection of interviews with big thinkers on what our lives will be “After Broadband.”
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Web 2.0 in the Classroom and the Writing Center

Web 2.0 in the Classroom and the Writing Center | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
The recent on-campus presentation of Bedford/St. Martin’s Writer’s Help came at an advantageous time for me, both as an instructor and as the director of the writing center. As instructors, we all ...
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Are you ready to MOOC? A conversation with George Siemens

Are you ready to MOOC? A conversation with George Siemens | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
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Where Does Gamification Fit in Higher Education? [#Infographic]

Where Does Gamification Fit in Higher Education? [#Infographic] | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Are points and badges a waste of time, or the key to unlocking hidden motivation in college students?
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Somewhere Between a Course and a Community: Alec Couros Twinterview

Somewhere Between a Course and a Community: Alec Couros Twinterview | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Thaisa Ferreira
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6 Blogs Math And Accounting Students Should Follow - Edudemic

6 Blogs Math And Accounting Students Should Follow - Edudemic | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
As if studying for ACCA and CIMA isn’t hard enough, math and accounting students aiming to become an accountant must also keep updated on trends and news.
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Study: Learning Spanish With Duolingo Can Be More Effective Than College Classes Or Rosetta Stone | TechCrunch

Study: Learning Spanish With Duolingo Can Be More Effective Than College Classes Or Rosetta Stone | TechCrunch | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Education is quickly moving online, but we haven't seen all that many studies that actually look into the effectiveness of these new forms of online learning.
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New Wordpress Plugin Lets You Build Your Own Online School - Edudemic

New Wordpress Plugin Lets You Build Your Own Online School - Edudemic | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to build your own online school? A new Wordpress plugin called Sensei by WooThemes might be a good place to start.
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SUNY Chancellor reveals ambitious agenda

SUNY Chancellor reveals ambitious agenda | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
SUNY schools hope to serve as a national model for higher education.
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Apollo Group Warns of Sanction by U. of Phoenix's Accreditor - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Apollo Group Warns of Sanction by U. of Phoenix's Accreditor - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
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Rooms for Engaged and Active Learning | Information Technology at Michigan State University

Rooms for Engaged and Active Learning | Information Technology at Michigan State University | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Information technology support and resources at Michigan State University.
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Mapping The Future Of Education Technology

Mapping The Future Of Education Technology | Wagging the Dog:  Technology, Learning & Education | Scoop.it
Add this massive infographic to the recent discussion of futuristic dorms and what education will look like in 2020--and beyond.
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