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

NeverEndingSearch

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.

Today's Newsletter - Curriculum & IT: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

techlearning

Mobile devices. Social Media. Data Privacy. The world of learning has evolved rapidly in the past decade. All of these can cause curriculum and IT departments to spiral into a Kayne-vs-Taylor-Swift-type feud.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Tagged on: March 10, 2017 Frederick County Public Schools using social media in the classroom | Your4State.com → Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban says that she's considering incorporating social media into the classroom. This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach.

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Districts move to single sign-on solution

eSchool News

SchoolMessenger Passport allows districts to provide teachers, staff, parents and students with quick and secure access to online learning applications, open educational resources (OER), and a variety of school management and administration software programs using a single sign-on.

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. MOOCs made a lot of noise, but compared with the impact of the web 2.0/social media developments of the late 00s this was quite small scale.

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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.).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. 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. “Some Thoughts on OER ” by Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” ” 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.” ” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” (Juul is an e-cigarette that markets its product to teens and peddles social emotional learning content.). “ Village Capital ’s ongoing social entrepreneurship programs is like a friendlier – and perhaps more impactful – version of Survivor,” says Edsurge. “ Are Universities Training Socially Minded Programmers? “ Was It Ethical for Dropbox to Share Customer Data with Scientists?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Meanwhile on Campus… Via Education Week (from last Friday – as I work on the week’s round-up of news, I try to avoid looking at social media, but I think there was another school shooting this morning): “10 Dead, Most of Them Students, and 10 Wounded in Texas High School Shooting.” And That Has Given It Some Eye-opening Data.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Via the Stanford press office : “ Stanford explores case for code of ethics to tackle big data’s deluge in higher ed.” ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data.