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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 11-05-12

by Kelly Walsh on November 9, 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).


The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology:
http://edudemic.com/2012/10/pinterest-education-technology/

MOOCs on the Move: How Coursera Is Disrupting the Traditional Classroom (interview)
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=3109

Potent Alphabet Soup: How SLI, LR and LRMI Will Shape Education Technology Content –
https://www.edsurge.com/n/potent-alphabet-soup-how-sli-lr-and-lrmi-will-shape-education-technology-content

Facebook Meets Predictive Analytics:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/headcount/facebook-meets-predictive-analytics/32770

More states adding online classes as requirement for graduation:
http://www.voxxi.com/online-classes-requirement-graduation/

Now E-Textbooks Can Report Back on Students’ Reading Habits:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/now-e-textbooks-can-report-back-on-students-reading-habits/40928

Pearson Project Will Let Professors Mix Free and Paid Content in E-Textbooks:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/pearson-project-will-let-professors-mix-free-and-paid-content-in-e-textbooks/40830

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves -
http://gigaom.com/2012/11/02/the-disruption-of-education-how-technology-is-helping-students-teach-themselves/

What Tech-Savvy Teenagers Want: Better IT Education and Mum on Facebook:
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/02/4956495/what-tech-savvy-teenagers-want.html

Are MOOCS “The most important education technology in 200 years”?
http://www.kurzweilai.net/the-most-important-education-technology-in-200-years

Q&A with Salman Khan (how he’ll take his free video tutorials to the next level):
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/506356/qa-with-salman-khan/


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

My MOOC Journal: Coursera Operations Management Course – Weeks 2 through 4
Exploring the Khan Academy’s use of Learning Data and Learning Analytics
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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