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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

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Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. To data about students’ sexual identity?

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The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory.

The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

Bryan Alexander

Technology topics included social media, video, 3d printing, VR, internet of things, automation, and privacy. In discussion we touched on cognitive computing, “quick” (live or easily published) video (Kat’s term), video growing on mobile devices.

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

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blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. I think many MOOCs (and MOOC providers) will struggle to find a sustainable financial model in their current guise. 5) What is your response to the criticism of MOOCs (e.g.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

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Beyond the MOOC. The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. School and “Skills” MOOCS, Outsourcing, and Online Education. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs. Data vs Privacy. MOOCs. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”).

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

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Data Insecurity. Beyond the MOOC. The Compulsion for Data. Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. School and “Skills” MOOCS, Outsourcing, and Online Education. Data and Privacy. Social Justice. MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs. Data vs Privacy. MOOCs. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Mobile Learning. Social Learning, Social Networks.

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Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

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Mobile users will be able to connect to sessions by going to LearningRevolution.com on your mobile device. Online Faculty- Educational Technology Revolutionize Data Reporting to Revolutionize Data Use - Jenny Grant Rankin, Ph.D.

Three GREAT (and Free) Virtual Conferences Where You Can Attend, Present, or Volunteer!

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Subject strands include physical and virtual learning spaces, evolving professional roles in today''s world, organizing and creating information, changing delivery methods, user-centered access, and mobile and geo-social information environments.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). In related MOOC news, there's more on “ nanodegrees ” in the “credentialing” section below. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.).

The new age of inequality and what it means for education: my January talk

Bryan Alexander

Face-to-face instruction was the privilege of the 1%, while the middle class made do with distance learning, and everyone else had versions of MOOCs. Political unrest will be a possibility, stirred and/or sapped by media. I asked academics to use social media to explore these issues.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Inside Higher Ed takes a closer look at a game called Givling , a mobile trivia app “that promises winners a payout of up to $50,000 on their student loan debt.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Really great investigative work on Department of Education data on school shootings by NPR’s Anya Kamenetz, Alexis Arnold, and Emily Cardinali : “The School Shootings That Weren’t.”

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” (Juul is an e-cigarette that markets its product to teens and peddles social emotional learning content.). Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news from Edsurge in the “job training” section below. Via The Economist : “Universities withstood MOOCs but risk being outwitted by OPMs.” “ Are Universities Training Socially Minded Programmers?

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs are back in the headlines again. Via Edsurge : “The Second Wave of MOOC Hype Is Here, and It’s Online Degrees.” And That Has Given It Some Eye-opening Data.” “Education recoded: policy mobilities in the international ‘ learning to code ’ agenda” by Ben Williamson, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Catarina Player-Koro, and Neil Selwyn.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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From the Department of Education press release : “ Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting to Focus on the Effects of Entertainment , Media , Cyberbullying and Social Media on Violence and Student Safety.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). To borrow from Jello Biaffra, “MOOCs aren’t dead, they just deserve to die.” ” There’s more MOOC-related news in the nanodegree section below.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The number of career colleges and the number of credentials they award have dropped by roughly 20 percent in the last four years, new data from the U.S. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

The Free Learning 2.0 Conference: Great Keynotes and Sessions and YOU!

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The Learning 2.0 virtual conference is just around the corner (August 20 - 24 [link] ). We have an incredible lineup of keynote speakers and some GREAT practitioner sessions--AND there is still time for you to sign up to present (we hope you will do so)! Learning 2.0

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

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Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

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There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

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Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “Aftermath of the MOOC wars: Can commercial vendors support creative higher education ?” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance.

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Indeed, Edutechnica, which also tracks LMS data, responds with their own numbers and says that Blackboard still has about two hundred more installations than Canvas and about a million more students using the software. Swing Education has raised $15 million from GV (Google Ventures), Kapor Capital, Ulu Ventures, Moment Ventures, Edovate Capital, Red House Education, Owl Ventures, and Social Capital.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via WCTI12.com : “Boy, 8, drives to McDonald’s after learning how online.” ” “ MOOCs Started Out Completely Free. Via the Udacity blog : “ Udacity Launches Mobile Developer Education with Facebook at F8.” Via Edsurge : “ Schoolzilla ‘File Configuration Error’ Exposes Data for More Than 1.3M Education Politics.

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “With Student Interest Soaring, Berkeley Creates New Data-Sciences Division.” ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.”

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

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We would argue our students read and write more now than they ever have before—between texting, social media, gaming, and everything else they do in their digitally fueled, online lives. isn’t simply limited to YouTube either (though it does work seamlessly there); Khan, Vimeo, and several MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platforms work as well. With this tool, students can download their recording, link to a QR code, or share via email and social networks.

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” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “Why America’s MOOC pioneers have abandoned ship” by Jonathan Rees. “ MOOCs Are Dead. Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Try this exciting new app to “catch ’em all” and participate in a mainstreaming of surveillance culture : a mobile app for finding bank robbers, built by the FBI. Data and “Research” 21 states still allow corporal punishment.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” ” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. ” “ Ed-Tech Funding Data , May 2016.”

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful. ” She posits gaming as the new site for “modern learning,” with an emphasis on skills training and data-driven self-improvement.

Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

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See graphics for social media and follow the event to join the campaign! Conference strands include Teaching with Technology, Student Devices, Online Learning, Subject Specific Ed Tech, Creative Ed Tech, Web 2.0 & Social Software, and Administrative Support.