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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 06-10-13

by Kelly Walsh on June 14, 2013

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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).


Robotic student ‘Proxy’ can attend participate in traditional school much like a student!
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/08/education/for-homebound-students-a-robot-proxy-in-the-classroom.html?_r=1&

Technology Increasingly Equalizes Education and Career Prospects:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-t-delaney/technology-increasingly-e_b_3420966.htmlVB

Are Schools Getting a Big Enough Bang for Their Education Technology Buck (CAP Study)?
http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/general/report/2013/06/13/66485/are-schools-getting-a-big-enough-bang-for-their-education-technology-buck/

Hoadley’s 3 Laws Of Education Technology:
http://www.edudemic.com/2013/06/hoadleys-3-laws-of-education-technology/

Study: Millennials Prefer Traditional Classrooms Over Online Ones –
http://mashable.com/2013/06/11/online-education-survey/

‘LEAD’ Commission finalizing 5-point plan to speed adoption of digital learning in schools:
http://www.bradenton.com/2013/06/12/4565778/panel-backs-introduction-of-digital.html

Innovative technology: Do more with less
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-10/education/39872144_1_meta-university-lectures-learning-process

Students, Professors Still Not Yet Ready for Digital Textbooks:
http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2013/students-professors-still-not-yet-ready-for-digital-textbooks/

New Research Effort Aims to Examine Effectiveness of MOOCs:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/new-research-effort-aims-to-examine-effectiveness-of-moocs/44217

Top 3 Policy Recommendations for Education Reform from “EdTech Reseacher”:
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/edtechresearcher/2013/06/my_top_three_policy_recommendations_for_education_reform.html

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
5 Ways Google Glass Can Be Used in Education
CA Bill Mandates Credit for Online MOOC-style Courses to Fill Gaps in Availability
Exciting Developments in Uses of 3D Printing in Education

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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