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, and an adjunct faculty member, at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY and is the founder and author of EmergingEdTech.com. As an education 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, periodically running Flipped Class Workshops online. His latest eBook, the Flipped Class Workshop in a Book was published in September, 2013 and is available here. In his spare time Walsh also writes, records, and performs original (and cover) songs (look for "K. Walsh" on iTunes or Amazon.com or check out his original song videos on here on YouTube ).

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