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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 10-29-12

by Kelly Walsh on November 2, 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).


From Innovation Clusters to Datapalooza: Accelerating Innovation in Educational Technology –
http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/innovation-clusters-datapalooza-accelerating-innovation-educational-technology

Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/education/technology-is-changing-how-students-learn-teachers-say.html

UNL professors explore cutting-edge technology in education:
http://www.dailynebraskan.com/arts_and_entertainment/article_e3984dde-23cd-11e2-a2a1-0019bb30f31a.html

How ‘collaborative learning’ is transforming higher education:
http://www.ecampusnews.com/curriculum/how-collaborative-learning-is-transforming-higher-education/

Course-Management Companies Challenge MOOC Providers:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/course-management-companies-challenge-mooc-providers/40734

To empower students, let’s bring interactive learning tools into the classroom:
http://venturebeat.com/2012/10/30/interactive-learning/#y0AsU858obB3KRky.99

Technology offers a ‘super powerful’ tool for educators, kids:
http://www.parkrapidsenterprise.com/event/article/id/34666/

The Open Textbook Challenge [Infographic]:
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2012/10/30/the-open-textbook-challenge/

All-You-Can-Eat-Education for $30 a Month [INFOGRAPHIC]:
http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/10/all-you-can-eat-education-30-month/

Do Educational Video Games Actually Work? [INFOGRAPHIC]:
http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2012/10/23/do-educational-video-games-actually-work/

Online lessons aid teachers, students in classrooms (in-class use of Khan vids):
http://bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2012/10/31/rebooting-math-class-one-video-time/QHECcbrMQue4mD4Er60kpO/story.html

OMG! A student’s BFF: Technology puts learning into their hands –
http://saratogian.com/articles/2012/10/27/news/doc508c80b3d001f478850523.txt

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
8 Great Education and Instructional Technology Infographics
My MOOC Journal: Coursera Operations Management Course – Weeks 2 through 4
8 Great Tips for Education and Instructional Technology Innovation

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer and a 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 Classroom 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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