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The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

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Marie Cini is the president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. MOOCs. Learning analytics.

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It’s Time to Digitally Transform Community College

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With an uncertain fall and a deep economic downturn, many believe two-year colleges may be the best answer to meeting the higher education needs of both traditional and non-traditional students and workers looking to learn new skills. graduate degree enrollment that is fully online.

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Using Transactional Distance Theory to inform instructional design

IT Bill

For the past several years, online learning in higher education has focused on delivering a highly structured learning environment. This approach to online learning has served to help new-to-online learners navigate the online course, learn to use the most common learning management system (LMS) tools, and interact with their classmates in ways that have modeled the traditional classroom.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via The Hill : “ Karl Rove and David Axelrod partner for online class on winning elections” – an online class on the Masterclass platform, that is. There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below. Speaking of Google, “ Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. The learn-to-code company has raised $4.6

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Tony Bates looks at “Brexit and online learning in Europe.” As Stephen Downes comments , “I find it interesting that they refer throughout to ‘ openly licensed educational materials ’ rather than ‘open educational resources’ – I wonder what the reasoning was behind that.” ” She promises that every kid will learn to code (of course) by having the private sector train CS teachers. MOOCs losing their mojo?

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Online Grade Portals. Badges.