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Google Expands Role In Digital Education, Teams Up With edX To Build A YouTube For Free Online Courses | TechCrunch

See on Scoop.it – barcamps, educamps. opencourses, moocs Certainly, Udacity, edX and Google seem hellbent on recalibrating the focus of higher education and learning content, focusing on content that will help students learn how to become part of a modern, and increasingly more technical, global workforce. Whether the increasing role of Google and other tech [...]

30 September 2013 at 21:39 - Comments


See on Scoop.it – offene ebooks & freie Lernmaterialien (epub, ibooks, ibooksauthor) Writing Commons – The Open Education Home for Writers! … Welcome to Writing Commons,  a free, popular, global, peer-reviewed, open-education resource for college students (see About) adopted by university writing programs, such as USF, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and The Ohio State Universitylicensed by a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 or CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 (excluding Common [...]

29 September 2013 at 07:46 - Comments

Micro-assessment with Open Badges

See on Scoop.it – barcamps, educamps. opencourses, moocs Using Open Badges for micro-assessment – presentation at Microlearning Conference 2013, Krems, Austria. See on www.slideshare.net

29 September 2013 at 07:11 - Comments

MOOC MOOC! The interview

See on Scoop.it – barcamps, educamps. opencourses, moocs   .. Rarely does a MOOC strike fear into the heart of its participants. Interestingly, in this case I mean the MOOC itself, not the content. MOOC MOOC, a MOOC about MOOCs (MOOC! Sorry, I just wanted to say it once more, as I didn’t feel I had [...]

29 September 2013 at 06:54 - Comments

Digital Pedagogy and MOOCification

See on Scoop.it – barcamps, educamps. opencourses, moocsTogether, Jesse and Sean designed and facilitated MOOC MOOC in August 2012 with over 600participants and again in January 2013 with over 1000 participants. MOOC MOOC, a mini-MOOC, ameta-MOOC, a MOOC about MOOCs, is a week-long course that playfully investigates the form of theMOOC with an eye toward adapting its pedagogies for other learning environments. Seminar Description:During this seminar, we will discuss the viability of MOOCs as a pedagogical mode, especially at smallundergraduate institutions. Even if we don’t agree that the MOOC can be a viable educational form, canwe outline useful pedagogical practices that MOOCs inspire? This seminar investigates the techniquesthat MOOCs point toward which can be used in on-ground, hybrid, and online classrooms, no matter thescale. Instructions for registered seminar participants:See on docs.google.com

29 September 2013 at 06:49 - Comments

Features – Higher Education | Canvas by Instructure

Canvas keeps it simple with easy-to-use, intuitive features that make teaching and learning easier. See some of the features Canvas has to offer! … LESS TIME. LESS EFFORT. MORE AWESOME. Canvas demands half the time and half the effort while giving you and your students twice the awesome. (All numbers are unscientific approximations. After all, [...]

29 September 2013 at 06:39 - Comments

321 Free Tools for Teachers – Free Educational Technology

See on Scoop.it – OERemix: create, share, e-learn, curate: offene E-Learning-Module kuratieren Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! See on elearningindustry.com

29 September 2013 at 06:27 - Comments

#mendeley #ipad app give your personal research library to #mlearning

See on Scoop.it – AcademicWriting-wissenschaftliches Schreiben, Recherchieren & Arbeiten Mendeley is an essential tool for researchers, students, librarians and professionals who rely on easy access to the world’s research.Carry thousands of PDFs in your pocket. Read and annotate them on the go, search your entire library, and easily sync everything between your iPhone, iPad .The [...]

29 September 2013 at 06:22 - Comments

Content Curation: an Introductory Guide by Sadie Baxter

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29 September 2013 at 06:19 - Comments

Exploring Curation as a Core Competency in Digital and Media Literacy Education, Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2013

In today’s hypermedia landscape, youth and young adults are increasingly using social media platforms, online aggregators and mobile applications for daily information use. … In this paper we explore the concept of curation as a student- and creation-driven pedagogical tool to enhance digital and media literacy education. We present a theoretical justification for curation and [...]

29 September 2013 at 06:18 - Comments

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