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​Why an iTunes Model for Online Learning Is Bad for Educators 

​Why an iTunes Model for Online Learning Is Bad for Educators  | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
In 2017, Stephen DeRue, dean of University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, wrote a Forbes column arguing that, in order to make higher education more affordable, we needed to move towards an 'iTunes model for education.'
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Interesting discussion on how online providers are scooping up the profits while online instructors and instructional designers make a pittance..many want an online education-but expect it for free..

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Register now! Sakai Virtual Conference on November 14, 2017

Register now! Sakai Virtual Conference on November 14, 2017 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Register now for the fourth annual online Sakai Virtual Conference!

The conference focus is on teaching, learning, sharing, best practices, and community building. This is a faculty-friendly event. No need to travel-the whole day's workshops will be online
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Can't wait for November 14 for Sakai Virtual Conference!

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Proof: The faculty lecture isn't helping students - eCampus News

Proof: The faculty lecture isn't helping students - eCampus News | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The traditional lecture format isn't the most effective instructional approach if faculty want to help students develop problem-solving skills.
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Don't like to do lectures either..

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Instructional Design Models And Theories: The Situated Cognition Theory And The Cognitive Apprenticeship Model

Instructional Design Models And Theories: The Situated Cognition Theory And The Cognitive Apprenticeship Model | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The Quintessential Of The Situated Cognition Theory And Its Application in eLearning Course Design
The Situated Cognition Theory is based upon principles related to the fields of anthropology, sociology and cognitive sciences.
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Find out what and how to implement the Situated Cognitive Theory.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling

The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The eight steps of EM include describing the concept or skill, reducing it to critical elements, thinking aloud, teaching with cues, and engaging students' senses.
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Use this type of instruction when you want to teach something complicated with precise steps, such as math or science.

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