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Lack of faculty time and training limits digital learning more than resistance does, study finds 

Lack of faculty time and training limits digital learning more than resistance does, study finds  | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Colleges’ ambitions for technology-enabled instruction have outstripped actual use, more because of practical impediments than philosophical ones, analysis suggests.
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Yep-faculty I work with want to use tools that fit their learning outcomes, and are easy to learn and use..

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10 Things the Best Digital Teachers Do

10 Things the Best Digital Teachers Do | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Hack, grade less, and other best practices.
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Good advice for starting or using tech for learning, as teachers and with students.

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Kara Banks's curator insight, February 4, 2015 11:10 AM

This column gives 10 tips of how to be the "best" digital teacher.

Salathiel Robinson's curator insight, July 2, 2018 9:46 PM
This is a timely article in the technological classroom. It has items and things that we must consider as we move into a more modern and technological age. Provides hints for how to work as a good teacher in a long distance or digital setting.
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Diverse Students Go Digital

Diverse Students Go Digital | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

From the article: An instructor in the humanities uses social media to keep class interesting for at-risk students. How?

 

When he started my teaching career, more than two decades ago, his last-minute prep might have entailed reviewing handwritten lecture notes or scrawling something profound on the chalkboard. Today, however, he's hunkered down at a state-of-the-art podium that will allow him to engage his students in ways he couldn't have imagined in the early 1990s.

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Very interesting ways to keep students engaged!

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4 Ways to Engage Digitally Distracted Students

4 Ways to Engage Digitally Distracted Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Widely embraced as a complement to traditional classroom learning, online learning programs now have more than 5 million students enrolled in at least one digital course, according to a 2015 Babson study.
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Lots of ideas about how to liven up your online and traditional classrooms using groups, polling, and experiential learning via video debates and student-to-student mentoring.

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The 8 Components of A Digital Learning Environment

The 8 Components of A Digital Learning Environment | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

November 1, 2014
Another great read but this time from BYOT Network. In this paper entitled " The Components of a Digital Age Learning Ecosystem", Dr Tim Clark suggests 8 elements make up a digital learning environment.

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It starts with sense of community and ends with engaging instructional materials.

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Web 2.0 - The Digital Classroom

Web 2.0 - The Digital Classroom | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Tags: classroom, web, tools, resources, web2.0
by: Robert Hochberg
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Prezi review of the basic Web 2.0 applications available today

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