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    Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily
    • Announcement: Service Note
      As of today, all email newsletter subscriptions have been transferred from my home-built mailing list to a commercial service operated by MailChimp. I store only your email address, and have not aauthorized any advertising or tracking, but MailChimp is...
    • The Fabrication that is OER
      We have created a beautiful world of billions of images, videos, articles and messages that we've shared back and forth with each other since the 1980s and this world is our heritage and our legacy. This is the world that we need to protect - not to in...
    • Analysis of 450 MOOC-Based Microcredentials Reveals Many Options But Little Consistency
      Laurie Pickard, Class Central, Jul 19, 2018A microcredential "is any one of a number of new certifications that covers more than a single course but is less than a full degree." According to this article, EdX launched the first microcredential (whi...
    • The Seven Myths Keeping Teachers from Designing Makerspaces
      John Spencer, Jul 19, 2018This is a listicle, yes, but it's worth keeping the idea of makerspaces in mind as it reinforces the idea that learning technology isn't simply about what we display on computer screens for students to read. The idea is th...
    • Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies
      Ben Cogswell, George Lopez, Common Sense Education, Jul 19, 2018This is advocacy for Common Sense Media, so read it with that in mind. That said, I like the idea of setting up a 'parent digital citizenship academy' to healp teach parents about the ...
    • Mindset Marketing, Behaviorism, and Deficit Ideology
      Ryan Boren, Jul 19, 2018This is a longish discussion and (mostly) collection of resources on the idea that successful learning requires a particular mindset (such as a 'growth mindset' or 'grit' or some such thing). These mindsets, argues Ryan Bore...
    • Is Blackboard dying? The latest instalment in LMS wars.
      Tony Bates, Online learning and distance education resources, Jul 19, 2018There's been a fair bit of discussion in the e-learning trade press about e-Literate's recent article noting that Canvas has overtaken Blackboard in the LMS space. The tippin...


    Steve Hargadon

    Technology Enhanced Learning Blog
    • It’s not a race by David Hopkins
      Two tweets have stood out for me this week that I want to connect. One from Seth Godin (my tweet,...
    • The moral bias behind your search results by David Hopkins
      Awesome video, thought I’d share it here for you. From 2015 … “Search engines ...
    • Awesome little PowerPoint tip by David Hopkins
      If you’re a regular/power user of PowerPoint you’ll have learned a number of shortcut...
    • Improving your (Blackboard) course by David Hopkins
      Here are a few of my initial thoughts on finding myself a Blackboard user again after a four year...
    • Blackboard. Again by David Hopkins
      It feels like I’ve come full circle, that the last four years didn’t happen, but I&rs...
    • GDPR and your blog by David Hopkins
      On May 25th, a new set of rules and regulations comes into law for UK and EU online data. This is...
    • Learning Technologists as Project Managers too by David Hopkins
      As I work my way through job boards and role profiles in my effort to avoid my recent redundancy ...


    OPEN2LEARN
    • Academic Websites Ain't Got It--The A/B test May 12, 2012
      The most dismaying article I have read in recent months is The A/B Test:  Inside the Technology that is Changing Business  in Wired.  So here is the basic idea.  Brian Christian...
    • Scholarship and Klout May 7, 2012
      My colleagues won't appreciate this comment, but I can't help but think that Klout will matter in the future in scholarship.  In some sense it all ready does, but we measure Klout by way of ci...
    • Comments, teaching & HuffPo Divorce Jun 12, 2011
      My most recent post on the Huffington Post has gotten the most comments to date.  (about 290 in 3 days).  Most of my other posts generally only got less than 50 comments.The comments vary...
    • Huffington Post Social Media & Web Strategy-- Mix Education with Tabloid Mar 2, 2011
      A central challenge in all teaching is to get the attention of the student.  So how is this done on the web? Bob Garfield, On the Media, asks this question of Farad Manjoo of Slate. ...
    • Interesting Huff Post pattern Feb 24, 2011
      The editors at Huffington Post are doing a nice job of mixing the various postings-- various practitioners (therapists, lawyers, authors of various types), a little research and lots of celebrity d...
    • Linking News, research and outreach--An example Feb 19, 2011
      One of the central themes in my work  (See my proposal for linking science to practice)  has been to champion the linking of research, news, and outreach activities in order to connect al...
    • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother-- Another opportunity to teach parenting Jan 16, 2011
      The book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua is stirring an important discussion of the role of parents in their children's success.  Some of the controversy over this book was stirred...




      Education Insights

      Free Technology for Teachers

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          eLearn Articles
          • Better Assessment Jul 12, 2018
            Linda B. Nilson provides the rationale for and mechanisms to achieve a better approach to assignments. Utilizing competencies criteria and a refocus of ownership she argues for a systematic change ...
          • CFISD: A school district banking on technology to forge academic success May 30, 2018
            With the proliferation of digital learning technology in the classroom combined with the bandwidth needs of todays tech dependent Gen Z student educational networks which provide the backbone for c...
          • Need a Thought Leader? May 10, 2018
            This article explores the characteristics of the type of thought leadership needed to drive high quality design and delivery of online/hybrid programs. The thought leaders of today must constantly ...
          • 12 Steps Toward Immersive Learning Apr 17, 2018
            Presented is an overview of virtual and augmented reality techniques. This article is tailored for learning professionals who find mixed reality interesting but confusing. Included are a dozen feat...
          • South by Southwest 2018: Reflections for e-Learn Magazine Apr 3, 2018
            This multimedia article offers some reflections on the South by Southwest 2018 conference for eLearn Magazine readers/watchers. The South by Southwest conference is held in Austin each spring and r...
          • Implementing Blended Learning the Right Way Mar 29, 2018
            You may have read the quintessential texts on blended learning the why the need for disruption the types of models etc. However youve never read a workbook like this. The Blended Course Design Work...


          Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator

          Mobile Learning
          • This Site has Moved
            Because the Edublogs site (which hosts this blog) now requires me to pay to remove advertisements from all of my posts, and to enable basic blog features such as the ability to embed videos in my p...
          • “A kitten learns to fish using the iPad.”
            If a kitten can learn with an iPad… how much more can we learn? 🙂 Kitten learns to fish on an iPad. 🙂
          • Using Twitter in the classroom
            This video shows the positive use of mobile devices in the classroom to provide a “back channel”; and also discusses other aspects of mobility, such as the teacher being able to interac...
          • The iPad and its impact on m-learning.
            I’ve been engrossed in an article on the tech blog Gizmodo this morning, which reveals that Dr. Alan Kay made the following quote about the iPhone when it was launched: I’ve written sev...
          • Ubiquette.
            Over the last week or so, I’ve been keeping up with the story of the US school that activated the webcam on a student’s Macbook while the student was at home, and took photographs to al...
          • M-learning device for $60.
            The FLiP, made by V-Tech, is an e-book reader targeted at children aged 3-7. It features a 4.3-inch colour touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard, rugged design and over 100 downloadable titles. A programmab...
          • This Edu-Netbook *might* be the best yet.
            The Mirus Schoolbook Convertible looks like it’s a decent step forward in the design of a low-cost mobile computing device for education. It’s a step up from existing netbooks and even ...


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