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What I’m Learning: App Smashing is awesome!

What I used to call creating a workflow somehow got changed into something much more wonderful: App Smashing. Essentially, all you are doing is making or creating things using multiple apps before you get a final result. These are things that come naturally to some and are much harder for others.…

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Neuroscience + Learning Psychology + Education Technology = Education 3.0

Sloan-CThe Sloan Consortium’s 7th Annual International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Online Learning hosted a plethora of unique and innovative sessions sharing tips, tricks, and new technologies available to enhance online education. One such workshop was Jeff Borden’s “Neuroscience + Learning Psychology + Education Technology = Education 3.0.” This session was particularly intriguing, as Dr.

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What I’m Using: The most Amazing Google Chrome Extension Yet – Project Naptha

I didn’t know I needed to be able to highlight text in an image and then copy, edit, or translate it. But, I do. The ability to simply highlight text within an image, wherever I find it is a strange and wonderful experience that I never want to stop being able to do.…

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What I’m Learning: Rethinking the role of the teacher in a Blended Learning Environment

While I don’t love all that Khan and the Clayton Christensen Institute do, I think that this series of videos (mostly taken from a MOOC last year) are a good starting point for folks who are looking at blending.

Teaching in a blended learning environment – rethinking the role of the teacher | Silicon Schools Fund and Clayton Christensen Institute | Khan Academy

Teaching in a blended learning environment – rethinking the role of the teacher Discover how the role of the teacher is changing in blended-learning environments.

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Quality Matters 2014 Southwest Regional Conference: The Landscape of Quality

QMWe will be attending and presenting at Quality Matters 2014 Southwest Regional Conference: The Landscape of Quality this Friday, April 25th.

“With the mountains and sky of New Mexico as our setting and the QM rubric as our guide, we hope to get to the heart of what it means to provide quality distance learning and engage students, faculty, and administrators in the process of designing and implementing excellence.

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Who’s Writing Rhizo14?

Well, I stole my own thunder. It happens.

I wanted to answer here the second of two questions about membership in Rhizo14, but instead I mostly addressed the question in a comment on Frances Bell’s blog. You’d think that at my age I’d have more control, but Frances’ post Ethics and soft boundaries between Facebook and other web services is such a fine read and engendered such a rich discussion,… Continue reading

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Thanks for your post. Very interesting. Recently, …

Thanks for your post. Very interesting.
Recently, together with a group of like-minded teachers, we have decided to set up a blog where we are going to publish articles and materials related to hiring policies and NNEST/NEST debate.You can find it here: http://teflequityadvocates.blogspot.nl/
We would like this blog to be a place for discussion, exchange of ideas and above all a source of inspiration and motivation that change is possible.… Continue reading

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How’d You Do That? Tips and Tricks That Might Account for My 95 Percent Retention Rate

At The Sloan Consortium’s 7th Annual International Symposium Emerging Technologies for Online Learning, we attended an excellent workshop led by Kari Frisch (Central Lakes College) entitled “How’d You Do That? Tips and Tricks That Might Account for My 95 Percent Retention Rate.” At Academic Partnerships, one of our biggest foci is retention so we were anxious to learn how Frisch attained such an incredible retention rate of 95%.

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