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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 07-30-12

by Kelly Walsh on August 3, 2012

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This week’s collection of Education Technology article and resource Tweets.

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers).

A Pioneer of Free Online Courses Explains Their Promise (G. Siemens):
http://chronicle.com/blogs/techtherapy/2012/08/01/encore-episode-a-pioneer-of-free-online-courses-explains-their-promise/ …

Learning doesn’t happen in a vacuum; how social networks are adding a new dimension:
http://vator.tv/news/2012-07-30-resetting-education-social-networks-for-the-classroom …

Can Anyone Catch Khan Academy? The Fate of the U in the YouTube Era:
http://www.xconomy.com/national/2012/07/20/can-anyone-catch-khan-academy-the-fate-of-the-u-in-the-youtube-era/ …

The Flipped Classroom: A Pedagogy for Differentiating Instruction & Teaching Essential Skills
http://www.scilearn.com/blog/flipped-classroom-pedagogy-differentiating-instruction.php …

Nicolas Shump: Preparing for the future –
http://cjonline.com/opinion/2012-07-29/nicolas-shump-preparing-future …

Big Data on Campus. ASU leveraging data mining, predictive analytics to enhance retention:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/22/education/edlife/colleges-awakening-to-the-opportunities-of-data-mining.html …

Panel (incl. PBS, E.L. Haynes, ASU) Really Shows What’s Possible in Education Technology:
http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/07/panel-shows-whats-possible-in-education-technology/ …

Top 100 Tools for the Twittering Teacher (Updated for 2012):
http://www.bestcollegesonline.com/blog/2012/07/22/top-100-tools-for-the-twittering-teacher-updated-for-2012/ …

Educause Report Identifies Top Ten IT Issues in Higher Education:
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2012/07/27/educause-report-identifies-top-ten-it-issues-in-higher-education.aspx …

Opinion: Technology is a tool, not silver bullet, to bridge Latino education gap –
http://nbclatino.com/2012/07/27/opinion-technology-is-a-tool-not-silver-bullet-to-bridge-latino-education-gap/ …

What Higher Education Will Look Like in 2020 [STUDY]: http://mashable.com/2012/07/27/e-learning-higher-education/ …

‘Library of the Future’ Gets $1-Million Boost From Humanities Endowment: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/library-of-the-future-gets-1-million-boost-from-humanities-endowment/38277 …

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
100 Ways to Teach With Twitter
Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries
Facebook in the Classroom. Seriously.

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. As an education and instructional technology advocate, he frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, regularly running Flipped Class Workshops online. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Kelly also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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