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November 7, 2017

Digital literacy training to make students producers, not just consumers

“…while many college students receive some digital literacy training, most received minimal or no training in the production of basic digital content while in school, which could hamper their success in the workforce.”

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November 6, 2017

Strategic ed tech planning with the 2017 NMC Horizon Report

The NMC Horizon Project is an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology are placed directly in the context of their likely impact on the core missions of universities and colleges.

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July 27, 2017

Results from Campus Technology’s 2017 Teaching with Technology Survey

Campus Technology asked faculty on their use of technology, likes and dislikes, views of the future and more. Read the survey results.

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June 8, 2016

StoryCorps – missing the stories of Earth & space scientists

If scientists want to make a broader impact and let a larger audience know who we are and hear our stories, I suggest we start sharing our stories outside of science-focused outlets. Why not add our voices to the “largest single collection of human voices” that is then archived at the Library of Congress? People from diverse backgrounds, ages and locations can then hear our Earth and space science voices when exploring the StoryCorps collection.

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June 1, 2016

Khan Academy – effective science video instruction?

Khan Academy may help students learn about lots of different subjects. But is it really adequate for learning those subjects on a level that really makes a difference in the world? And what are these videos teaching about Earth science?

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February 10, 2016

Strategic ed tech planning with the 2016 NMC Horizon Report

This 2016 edition of the NMC Horizon Project identifies and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education across the disciplines

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July 16, 2014

Summer reading on teaching – and Teaching Naked

“College has been focused on individual work and social interaction, but the world is becoming a place of collaborative work and social isolation. Should we resist this change or embrace it?” (pages 228-229)

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