19 avril 2018

What education hashtags should you be using?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. As an education blogger, its hard to keep up with the latest social media trends, especially when it comes to hashtags. I am sure that all educators who use social media can relate to this. More...

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Report: The Real Role of Blended Learning in Instruction

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new guide on blended learning reminds school district leaders that blended isn’t a goal unto itself; nor is it a specific instructional approach. Blended can be integrated into a “variety of educational models” and serves as the “vehicle” for providing innovative instruction. More...

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Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Report Examines Tech Solutions to Rural Ed Challenges

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Rural schools face a raft of challenges schools in more densely populated areas do not, including declining enrollments, high socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, high transportation costs, lack of computer and internet access in student homes, low teacher pay, high teacher turnover, fewer teachers and fewer courses available to students. More...

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NSF Grant to Cover Master Degrees in STEM Teaching and Bonuses

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A six-year project at the University of Houston will develop, mentor and retain 30 STEM teacher-leaders in high-need school districts. More...

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How my university is disrupting higher education

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Disruption in higher education needs to happen everywhere, from admissions processes to business practices to the way we teach and assess.  If higher education is a ship, it has struck an iceberg. It’s taking on water rapidly, and while the situation is urgent, many people on board simply refuse to acknowledge what’s happening. The lifeboats in this metaphor? Disruption. More...

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Data analytics can improve the college experience

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Data analytics is opening more doors regarding the college experience than ever before. While many experts are touting its benefits for the student population, the truth is that these numbers can improve the experience all around. The statistics are beneficial for everyone ranging from educators to administrators. More...

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A deep dive into college data: The state of higher ed marketing analytics 2018

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Why is digital marketing—so easily measurable—not measured in higher education at the level it is in other industries?  Since this project was conducted around an assessment—and not a mere survey—of the gap between best and current practices, the study participants all received a final grade computed on a 100-point scale to illustrate the distance completed on the road to digital marketing analytics, the HEDMAR score. More...

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High-tech active learning spaces transform teaching

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. It’s been more than a decade since a small group of professors at Dawson College started to experiment with active learning. Today, those early initiatives have evolved into a movement that’s transforming the way teachers teach and students learn. More...

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Online courses benefit Chinese children in poor areas

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A news report by China.org.cn on China’s live streaming industry transforming the classes in poor areas: There are only three students at Lumacha Primary School in a remote, mountainous area of northwest China’s Gansu province. More...

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Berkeley offers its fastest-growing course – data science – online, for free

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — Foundations of Data Science — is being offered free online this spring for the first time through the campus’s online education hub, edX. Data science is becoming important to more and more people because the world is increasingly data-driven — and not just science and tech but the humanities, business and government. More...

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