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New Research: More than Half of College Students Prefer Classes That Use Digital Learning Technology

New Research: More than Half of College Students Prefer Classes That Use Digital Learning Technology | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

McGraw-Hill Education’s fourth annual Digital Study Trends Survey finds that most students highly value digital learning technology and feel technology has  digital learning technology has improved their grades, with a fifth saying it “significantly” improved their grades. 

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Interesting results..you can download the full report if you're willing to give you your name, email and life story (just kidding, but it feels like it sometimes)

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NMC Releases Second Horizon Project Strategic Brief on Digital Literacy

NMC Releases Second Horizon Project Strategic Brief on Digital Literacy | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

The New Media Consortium (NMC) has released Digital Literacy in Higher Education, Part II: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief, a follow-up to its 2016 strategic brief on digital literacy.

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The 2017 NMC download of Digital Literacy in Higher Ed includes over 20 "examplars" and over 10 research articles on the state of digital literacy-where we are, and where we could be going..from informed voices from all over the world..

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4 Things to Consider When Teaching Digital Literacy to College Students

4 Things to Consider When Teaching Digital Literacy to College Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Most college students are digital natives, but they still need some help with navigating online media.
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It's one thing to be able to find info-it's another to know if it's relevant and accurate.

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20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education

20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities

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Excellent suggestions from a variety of points of views.

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Highlights from the Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

Highlights from the Magna Teaching with Technology Conference | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
More than 400 college faculty attended the Magna Teaching with Technology Conference last month, and they came away with a dizzying amount of new ideas
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I like the resources for teaching about fake news..plus ideas about deep learning, critical thinking, and digital literacy.

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Learning in the digital age - theory and practice

Learning technology is just about everywhere in education. Universities are replete with lecture capture tools, interactive media, web based content and more…


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Jim Lerman
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Excellent graphics illustrating his creative ideas-I looked at all 74 of the slides! I especially like the images of two paths

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, June 27, 2017 3:07 AM
Learning in the digital age - theory and practice
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, June 28, 2017 1:42 PM
We have been preparing children for a future we cannot fully describe for some time and how new tools might disrupt that future.

John Dewey argued habits and skills were learned in the present moment where children lived. Technology is a conversation between craftspeople, in this case teachers and students, and their tools.
Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, July 3, 2017 2:32 PM
Curricula is evolving, one classroom at a time.