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Nigel Coutts

A culture of innovation requires trust and resilience - The Learner's Way - 1 views

    Two quotes by Albert Einstein point to the importance of creating a culture within our schools (and organisations) that encourages experimentation, innovation, tinkering and indeed failure. If we are serious about embracing change, exploring new approaches, maximising the possibilities of new technologies, applying lessons from new research and truly seek to prepare our students for a new work order, we must become organisations that encourage learning from failure
Nigel Coutts

Creating a Generation of Innovators - 0 views

    Innovation is very much on the agenda in Australian and globally. The OECD publishes lists of nations most likely to succeed through innovation and nations seek to encourage increased innovation to maintain their competitive edge. The result of this in Australia is the recent launch of a new 'Innovation Australia' policy with wide reaching measures to encourage and foster a culture of innovation.

iPads in the Classroom - 5 views

    This is a compendium of several threads related to iPads used primarily in college classrooms: how iPads are used effectively by students, how iPads/apps affect student learning (if it can be said), and how faculty are using iPads, whether they see a benefit, how their use has changed their teaching, are there different activities they do.
Rick Patterson

What Higher Education Will Look Like in 2020 [STUDY] - 6 views

    In 2020, students may be able to travel to faraway continents, and attend a school halfway around the world. Experts predict technology will facilitate distance learning outside of traditional classrooms, according to a survey published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
Nicole Kind

Educause - 0 views

    This is a website/organization that promotes the use of technology in higher education. It includes articles and podcasts on strategies and innovations happening in universities.
Kim Hollman

Web 2.0 and Learning 2.0 Leading to Innovation 2.0 - 0 views

    The article summarized Web 2.0 and Learning 2.0 and discusses the impact of mobile learning.
Victor Hugo Rojas B.

Ed Tech Crew - 4 views

    Hosted by Darrel Branson (The ICT Guy) and Tony Richards from We discuss all things digital in education - technologies, issues, great websites, web 2.0 and much, much more!
Denise Reichel

MicroSoft Innovative Teachers Website - 0 views

    Provides a forum & network for teachers in using technology in the classroom.
Debi Griggs

TED: Ideas worth spreading - 1 views

    Collection of speeches or talks given by noteworthy people.
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    TED Conference
    Is a group of video conferences available for viewing on line. It contains videos on many different topics including business, technology, education and science. This could be used in my course to provide supplemental material and to engage the students in another way. Appeals to the visual and audio learers and brings in different perspectives for consideration.
    My go to site on the Web for interesting and provocative videos for my Org Behavior and Web classes.
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