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

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The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

10 Google+ Communities I'm Recommending to Our Faculty

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Here are ten Google+ communities I''ll be recommending that our teachers check out. STEM on Google+ - "Feel free to post into the appropriate section by selecting from the drop-down ''share'' menu." MOOC - Massive Open Online Courses. "A

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

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GAFE – Google Apps For Education (include Google Docs, Google Sites etc). MOOC – Massively Open Online Course (an online course which has video lectures, problem solving activities, texts and an online community of fellow learners).

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Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Another is the rise of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) or online instructional platforms like edX, Coursera, or Udacity. Distant Education Education News Featured Higher Education Op-Ed STEAM STEM TechnologyArticle Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

15+ great resources for introducing coding to the classroom

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Amplify is a free College Board-approved AP Computer Science massive open online course (MOOC). Previously, she’s written about teaching students the right way to Google for eSchool News. Digital Learning and Tools Featured on eSchool News Resource STEM Top News

14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education

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MOOCs are great ideas, but assessment and feedback loops and certification are among the many issues holding them back. Comparing an unsupported MOOC from 2008 to an in-person college experience isn’t apples to apples. 14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education. by Terry Heick.

The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote

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In fact, if you Google “rainbow starburst bracelet” and the official video from the company has been viewed a fraction of the times. As a researcher, Justin has been carrying this concept into his work with MOOCs. STEM/STEAM.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

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Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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The Learning Revolution - Global Ed Declaration - Connected Cafe Videos - ISTE Unplugged News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Featured Conference Recordings Eric Sheninger from the 2013 School Leadership Summit - on "Leadership 2.0" [link] Dr. Sandra Hirsh from the Library 2.013 Conference - on "The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education, and LIS Professionals" [link] Al Byers from the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference - on "Developing Large Scale Effective STEM Teacher Learning Communities" [link] Conversations Classroom 2.0 MOOCs for Deeper Learning.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

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Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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Meet the ATLAST Explore participants and start networking using Google+. Session will also include a brief how-to on Google+ and a brainstorming activity of ways to implement Google+ with students. link] EPCOP MOOC WEBINAR ( Australia Series ) Mon 22 Aug 09:00PM New York / Tue 23 Aug 01:00AM GMT / Tue 23 Aug 11:00AM Sydney Coach Carole. We will also be crowd sourcing a monthly webinar schedule to offer PD based sessions using Common Core Standards and STEM resources.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2013, on the heels of “the Year of the MOOC,” Barber released a report titled “An Avalanche is Coming,” calling for the “unbundling” of higher education. MOOCs are, no surprise, their own entry on this long list of awfulness.

(The Very Last) Hack Education Weekly News

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” Not so sure how folks plan to do their beloved STEM without the S or the E in this future, but hey. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A glimpse : “In China ’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’ ” Via Class Central : “By The Numbers: MOOCs in 2018.” Via Edsurge : “How Google’s Former China Chief Thinks AI Will Reshape Teaching.”

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

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Then there was the infamous anti-diversity memo distributed by Google engineer James Damore and leaked to the press this summer that charged that efforts the company (and the industry more broadly) had taken to address diversity were misguided as women are biologically ill-suited to computer science – which is, of course, totally b t. Beyond the MOOC. School and “Skills” MOOCS, Outsourcing, and Online Education. MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs. MOOCs.

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The Free, Amazing, Library 2.014 Online Events This Week

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Crow, Associate Professor of School Library Science Enhancing Librarians’ Research Skills: A Professional Development Program - Lili Luo From Maker Space to Learning Commons - IdaMae Craddock, Librarian The Freshman Flip: An Exploration - Katie Garcia, Reference Librarian 3:00pm KEYNOTE: Phil Bradley on "Alternative search engines; why Google simply isn''t enough." This is a GREAT week for library learning and conversations! Forward this post to friends and colleagues.)

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep hyping that MOOC thing. Via Edsurge : “ MOOCs Are No Longer Massive. ” Via Class Central : “Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (2018 edition).” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–18.” ” Not surprisingly, there is more MOOC news in the surveillance section below.

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” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). It’s baaaaack: “Return of the MOOC ,” The City Journal tells us. There’s some (sorta) MOOC-related news in the venture funding section below. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Google expands Howard West to a full-year program to train more black engineers.” Because MOOCs on an airplane proved to be such an effective mode of instruction.

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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.” Via Education Week : “Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs? Which STEM jobs are in demand and pay well? ” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.”

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Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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The work is also supported by companies including Apple, Google and Expedia, as well as education organizations including the CollegeBoard, Teach For America and STEMx.” Nevertheless, computer science education, along with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) continued to be promoted this year, often framed as something students should pursue instead of “ liberal arts.” Google’s Alphabet Inc. We’ve seen this before in the MOOC world.

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First up: 3D prosthetic hands Scientists work on backing up human brain with computers A MOOC MYSTERY: WHERE DO ONLINE STUDENTS GO? Education Revolution Google+ Community Speaking of games: The secret to effective e-Learning games. Google Science Fair 2014.

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017.” ” There’s more MOOC news in the certification section below. I’m also putting some MOOC news in the job training section. Via Edsurge : “ Smithsonian Forms ‘Strategic Alliance’ With Carnegie Learning to Build New STEM Products.”

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). To borrow from Jello Biaffra, “MOOCs aren’t dead, they just deserve to die.” ” From Edsurge : “How Blockbuster MOOCs Could Shape the Future of Teaching.” ” There’s more MOOC-related news in the nanodegree section below. “ Can an AR and VR Pilot Program From Google Prepare Kids for Future Careers?

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Google , Facebook , Verizon , Comcast and AT&T each contributed $200,000 to a committee opposing the proposed ballot measure, and lobbyists had estimated that businesses would spend $100 million to campaign against it before the November election.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” A MOOC consortium , that is, with member institutions Davidson College , Colgate University , Hamilton College , and Wellesley College.

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Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.” ’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Reminder: a lot of MOOC news is now job training news, so you’ll find some updates in that section below.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ TU Delft Students Can Earn Credit For MOOCs From Other Universities.” Via The New York Times : “Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built.” Doesn’t seem like any journalists caught this, tho: A couple of things about that group of former FB and Google employees who have founded the Center for Humane Tech: 1.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ XuetangX : A Look at China’s First and Biggest MOOC Platform.” Google has released an update to its Course Builder software. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. Via The Atlantic : “The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street.” ” Via Campus Technology : “Students Who Comment More in MOOCs Have Higher Rates of Completion.”

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Department of Education Fulfills Administration Promise to Invest $200 Million in STEM Education.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via The New York Times : “ Google Workers Reject Silicon Valley Individualism in Walkout.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” These headlines just kill me. ” More MOOC data in the “research” section below. ” The Information reported that Rubin was “involved in an inappropriate relationship with a female subordinate while he was at Google.” ” Class Central surveyed its users : “ MOOC Users Highly Educated, Have Experienced Career Benefits.” (National) Education Politics.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

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Not just the loss of Seymour Papert and Prince and David Bowie and Phife Dawg and Harper Lee and Gwen Ifill and Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder and Ursula Franklin and Scott Erik Kaufman and Jerome Bruner and Elie Wiesel and Alvin Toffler and Leonard Cohen (and many more), but the grief and the pain that stems from these and so many other losses. Or MOOCs even. Say, the Android device in Google’s Cardboard Viewer and Expeditions program.).

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He believes the future of education means all STEM, no arts and no humanities. Via The New York Times : “ Google , in Post-Obama Era, Aggressively Woos Republicans ” – so enjoy that Google Certification, educators. Via Education Week : “ Mississippi Attorney General Sues Google Over Student-Data Privacy.” ” There’s more MOOC-related research in the research section below.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “Why Haven’t MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?” Via The New York Times : “How Google Took Over the Classroom.” ” Via Education Week : “In Kentucky , Rural Schools Betting on Drones to Stem ‘Brain Drain’ ” (Venture) Philanthropy and the Business of Ed Reform. Education Politics.

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Congratulations, STEM folks and learn-to-code evangelists, for being featured in President Trump’s list of his 2017 accomplishments. Via The Verge : “James Damore sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men.” ” 69% of Google’s employees are men. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). No Alexa or Google voice assistant.

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” This stems from a protest at the University of Connecticut. MOOCs are out. “​Chromageddon Comedown: Educators Are Wary,” says Edsurge , “After Thousands of Google Devices Fail.” (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality. Thoughts on how this might effect education from Inside Higher Ed , from NPR , from Internet2 (via Bryan Alexander), from The Washington Post , and from Edsurge.