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alexis alexander

Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable ... - 69 views

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    The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success. [Scroll down for list of contents] Book release date (final version): 1 April 2015
Paul Beaufait

The purpose of aggregating bookmarks for the Diigo in Education group - 140 views

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    This is my absolute all time favorite resource, for a daily email on all things education. This is what the group is about, to share resources, not about the tool itself, afaik
alexis alexander

Online Teaching Certificate - 29 views

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    How to use Moodle, andragogical online teaching theory and practices, make your own multimedia, providing support to students and hybrid course design
alexis alexander

25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives easier | TED Blog - 198 views

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    "At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs - and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, writing/designing and running a full-scale conference twice a year. We asked the TED staff what apps they can't live without. And beyond the classics-Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, Uber, Seamless-we found some great apps that might help you too. (A star denotes that the app is free, or at least has a free version.)"
alexis alexander

How to Save College | The Awl - 23 views

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    "I wrote a thing last fall about massive open online courses (MOOCs, in the parlance), and the challenge that free or cheap online classes pose to business as usual in higher ed. In that piece, I compared the people running colleges today to music industry executives in the age of Napster. (This was not a flattering comparison.) Aaron Bady, a cultural critic and doctoral candidate at Berkeley, objected. I replied to Bady, one thing led to another, the slippery slope was slupped, and Maria Bustillos ended up refereeing the whole thing here on The Awl."
alexis alexander

What's the "problem" with MOOCs? « EdTechDev - 18 views

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    "What's the "problem" with MOOCs?

    In case the quotes didn't clue you in, this post doesn't argue against massive open online courses (MOOCs) such as the ones offered by Udacity, Coursera, and edX. I think they are very worthy ventures and will serve to progress our system of higher education. I do however agree with some criticisms of these courses, and that there is room for much more progress. I propose an alternative model for such massive open online learning experiences, or MOOLEs, that focuses on solving "problems," but first, here's a sampling of some of the criticisms of MOOCs."
alexis alexander

TED-Ed | Introducing TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing - 39 views

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    A new and interesting tool
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Pipes: Rewire the web - 2 views

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    powerful search tools and more
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Week 5: Adding images and attribution : Challenge Yourself to Blog - 80 views

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    a great resource for teachers teaching students about copyright and the web
alexis alexander

Vídeos tutoriales de Khanacademy - 48 views

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    This site has videos and interactive lessons in Math and many other topics, all free
alexis alexander

15 Free Tools for Web-based Collaboration - 271 views

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    really great resource for collaborative work in and out of the classroom
alexis alexander

iBioSeminars: Free biology videos online - 45 views

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    All sorts of multimedia for science
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