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By Sheryl Grant October 27, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
I often hear people say, “It’s not about the badge. It’s about the learning.” Well, yes. It is always good to bring the focus back to what we value. But, what if it really is about the badge?
All About That Badge Blog Image
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By Doug Belshaw October 23, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
If you’re anything like hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people around the world, one of the first things you do in the morning is check your social media feeds.
Curate or Be Curated: Why Information Environment is Crucial to Democracy
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By Howard Rheingold October 20, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
Like others who have become important co-learners in my personal learning network, I met Dr. Maha Bali, associate professor of practice of the Center for Learning and Teaching at American University in Cairo, through a hashtag.
Connecting Learners Through Hashtags, Focal Points Blog Image
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By Jade E. Davis October 16, 2014 - 8:10am Comments
I have a dear friend who entered graduate studies in my department a bit after I’d started. I will call him Sam. Sam was different. He was one of the few other people who was not white in my program. He was not American. He was not straight.
Rethinking the Web as Picture Book and Soundscape Blog Image
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By Philipp Schmidt October 13, 2014 - 8:04am Comments
I remember vividly when I received my first account on a UNIX computer that was connected to the Internet.
From Courses to Communities Blog Image
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By Nicole Mirra October 9, 2014 - 7:36am Comments
At the recent Tech for Schools Summit hosted by EdSurge at the USC Rossier School of Education, organizers promised that the event was designed “for educators by educators” and that attendees would “gain exposure to cutting edge tech tools.”
Potential Pitfalls of Digital Reading Platforms
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By Nishant Shah October 6, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
This is the third and last of a three-blog series exploring the selfie as a digital object and the ways in which it posits challenges for us to understand and analyse it as embedded in everyday cultural practices and analysis.
The Disappearing Selfie, Part 3 Blog Image
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By Mia C. Zamora October 2, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
I am currently teaching “Writing Electronic Literature” and I admit it is one of my favorite classes to teach these days.
Reflections on Reading, Learning via Electronic Literature Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph September 29, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
Clive Thompson is a longtime contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Wired.
Defining Digital Media, Museum-based Learning Connection Blog Image
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By Liz Losh September 25, 2014 - 8:43am Comments
Youth media production is often seen as an admirable way to help underserved K-12 students find voices in their communities.
Recasting the Bullying Narrative Blog Image
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By S. Craig Watkins September 22, 2014 - 9:26am Comments
The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. began dominating the national headlines instantly.
Addressing Race, Inequality Issues Through Social Media Power Blog Image
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By Mimi Ko Cruz September 18, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
Kim Jaxon is interested in having her students “do the thing,” which, she says, means that she’s less interested in preparing them for some later occu
The Case for Open Courses in Higher Ed: Q&A with Kim Jaxon Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold September 15, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
Gardner Campbell not only teaches the ideas of Doug Engelbart — the visionary who invented the mouse, hypertext and m
Campbell Channels Engelbart, Augmenting Human Education Blog Image
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By Richard Culatta and Antero Garcia September 11, 2014 - 8:50am Comments
It's 6:30 Sunday morning and the loft-like space that houses the educational software company Difference Engine echoes the metronome like taps of a ping pong ball flying across the table.
Wolf Sharks, Energy Drinks and Learning Standards
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By Monica Bulger September 8, 2014 - 9:13am Comments
“They hear a program about sea creatures, another about the North Pole.
What We Miss by Comparing MOOCs to Traditional Classrooms Blog Image