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How Tablets are Changing the Face of Education

How Tablets are Changing the Face of Education

| 19 February 2014 | 1 Reply

Source: Accredited-Online-College.org Tablets on Campus: The Changing Face of Higher Education 2010: iPad is launched by Steve Jobs. Life will never be the same. 4 years later: a projected 103 million tablets (iPads and others) are projected to be sold The Amazing growth in sales of tablets • 2011: 19.5 million sold • 2012: 54 […]

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5 Great #EdTech Twitter Chats

5 Great #EdTech Twitter Chats

| 28 November 2013 | 1 Reply

Twitter chats are probably the aspect of Twitter that I find to be the most interesting and most useful. I follow a lot of different people on Twitter for a lot of different reasons (I can easily find out what’s going on in town, what cool restaurants are opening, if my favorite online shop is […]

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Crowdfunding for your EduProjects

Crowdfunding for your EduProjects

| 21 June 2013 | Reply

Jaime Wood and Kevilina Burbank, both veteran teachers from Portland, Oregon, have created a crowdfunding platform specifically for educators. IncitED launched in April as an online space to help teachers raise funds to put their good ideas to work. “We know a lot of passionate educators with great ideas, but they keep running into the […]

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The Secret to Highly Effective eLearning

The Secret to Highly Effective eLearning

| 28 November 2012 | Reply

Most people in the workforce today have had the experience of attending online or web-based training at some point. Many of us have taken college courses, job training courses, or had some other learning experience that involved information being delivered to us via a computer screen. And it’s probably also safe to say that some […]

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Blended Learning Course Design Mistakes to Avoid

Blended Learning Course Design Mistakes to Avoid

| 30 August 2012 | Reply

Blended learning course design entails more than simply converting content for online delivery or finding ways to supplement an existing face-to-face course. Ideally, designing a blended course would begin with identifying learning outcomes and topics, creating assignments and activities, determining how interaction will occur, and selecting the technologies to best achieve those learning outcomes. However, […]

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What’s needed from eLearning support systems?

What’s needed from eLearning support systems?

| 16 July 2012 | Reply

What do your teachers and students really need from systems supporting blended and e-learning? On Monday, Im headed to New Orleans for the BBWorld DevCon. This is Blackboards annual conference for partners and developers on their various information systems that proceeds the LMS giants user conference, BBWorld. I was originally scheduled to give the keynote, […]

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Use your Smart Phone to Get Smarter with M-LearnOntheGo

Use your Smart Phone to Get Smarter with M-LearnOntheGo

| 2 July 2012 | Reply

Finally, anybody can create and teach mobile courses and learn online on the go. Create a course in 5 minutes and deliver to any device, any time, any where by allowing organizations to serve their employees, customers or students in the device of their choice.

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School concludes that devices enhanced learning

School concludes that devices enhanced learning

| 16 June 2012 | Reply

Before this year, Joie Chen would have never found her son huddled in a corner, reading a book. Now, it happens all the time. Evan Goldberg, 12, will be so entranced by a story on his iPad, he will bump into the walls of their Bethesda home as he walks and reads, his mother said. […]

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In Minnesota schools, teaching and tweeting

In Minnesota schools, teaching and tweeting

| 13 June 2012 | Reply

Mahtomedi High School language arts teacher Sarah Lorntson reminds her students about assignment deadlines and shares writing advice even when they’re not in her classroom. She takes to the social media sphere, using Twitter to capture students’ attention in 140 characters or less. Lorntson said many of her students have smartphones and are constantly plugged […]

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Is the Conference Handbook Dead?

Is the Conference Handbook Dead?

| 21 May 2012 | 3 Replies

Mobile Application Provides Convenient Access to Valuable Resources for Learning, Networking & Fun for the e-Learning Conference & Chicago

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Learning with ‘e’s: Bear pit pedagogy

Learning with ‘e’s: Bear pit pedagogy

| 17 February 2012 | Reply

Via Scoop.it – The eLearning SiteIn our digital literacy teacher training programme at Plymouth University we create environments that encourage critical thinking. My colleague Peter Yeomans (AKA @ethinking on Twitter) says we create the ‘bear pits’ for our students. In other words, we enable digital and physical learning spaces in which they can freely explore […]

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Google’s Apps for Education and the New Privacy Policy — THE Journal

Google’s Apps for Education and the New Privacy Policy — THE Journal

| 16 February 2012 | Reply

Via Scoop.it – The eLearning SiteIn late January when Google announced that it was replacing 60 different privacy policies across its multiple sites and services with a single one, you might have thought Congress had taken up SOPA and PIPA again. That’s how loud the outrage was from much of the social galaxy, as reflected […]

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