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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 10-01-12

by Kelly Walsh on October 5, 2012

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

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


5 Ways That edX Could Change Education:
http://chronicle.com/article/5-Ways-That-edX-Could-Change/134672/

INFOGRAPHIC – Goals behind Social Media use in Colleges & Universities:
http://www.bestcollegesonline.com/blog/2012/10/01/goals-behind-social-media-use/

Will Technology Make Us Rethink Age-Grouping in School?
http://www.technapex.com/2012/10/will-technology-make-us-rethink-age-grouping-in-school/

Course completion certificates for free online courses landings jobs for students:
http://www.npr.org/2012/09/30/162053927/online-education-grows-up-and-for-now-its-free

Teaching with technology excites class:
http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/kxan-teaching-with-technology

Does ed tech need its own Consumer Reports?
http://gigaom.com/2012/10/01/does-ed-tech-need-its-own-consumer-reports/

School district expanding use of Khan Academy technology:
http://mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6130

Laptops in class: Distractions or tools (answer: tools!)?
http://uweekly.com/article/laptops-in-class-distractions-or-tools-5640/

How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education:
http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/30/how-technology-is-empowering-teachers-minting-millionaires-and-improving-education/

School picked as global pioneer in new technology:
http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk/School-picked-global-pioneer-new-technology/story-17009010-detail/story.html

Mediasite by Sonic Foundry to Record ‘Future of Technology’ in Education Conference:
http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/10/04/mediasite-by-sonic-foundry-to-record-future-of-tec/


Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):

Exploring the Khan Academy’s use of Learning Data and Learning Analytics
8 Great Education and Instructional Technology Infographics
Education Technology Success Story – Carpe Diem Collegiate High School


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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