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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, 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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