Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 08-13-12

by Kelly Walsh on August 17, 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).

Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education (Infographic):
http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/02/pros-and-cons-of-social-media-in-education/

Don’t Confuse Technology With Teaching College:
http://chronicle.com/article/Dont-Confuse-Technology-With/133551/

Classroom embracing Social Media:
http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/porter/valparaiso/classrooms-embracing-social-media/article_f4e83fd4-5d83-59e7-9b2f-c3ff91f10a2a.html

Study: Online Learning Outcomes Similar to Classroom Results:
http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2012/07/25/study-online-learning-outcomes-similar-to-classroom-results

Forum: Connected Education and the First Six Weeks of School:
http://connectededucators.org/cem/firstsixweeks/

Infographic on going BYOD in schools:
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2012/08/06/going-byod/

Every class at Havana High to be flipped this year:
http://www.pjstar.com/news/x181548520/Havana-High-switching-to-flipped-classrooms

Why MOOCs won’t replace college (yet):
http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Online-Education-Wont/133531

Tech tips for college-bound students and their parents:
http://www.jsonline.com/sponsoredarticles/education/tech-tips-for-collegebound-students-and-their-parents8069040101-165968836.html

Coursera Hits 1 Million Students, With Udacity Close Behind:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/coursera-hits-1-million-students-with-udacity-close-behind/38801

How New Platforms Are Lowering The Barriers To Learning:
http://www.psfk.com/2012/08/lowering-learning-barriers.html

Does More Tech in the Classroom Help Kids Learn?
http://mashable.com/2012/08/12/tech-in-the-classroom/

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
8 Great LinkedIn Groups for Educators

How will MOOCs impact the future of college education?
7 Reasons To Leverage Social Networking Tools in the Classroom

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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