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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 06-14-13

by Kelly Walsh on June 21, 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).


 

Virtual and Physical Learning Spaces Combined in Online International Collaboration:
http://www.pil-network.com/HotTopics/virtuallearningenvironments/international-collaborations-SUNY-COIL-CW

Virtual Universities Abroad Say They Already Deliver ‘Massive’ Courses:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/virtual-universities-abroad-say-they-already-deliver-massive-courses/44331

65+ Ways to Use ThingLink In Your Classroom:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/06/65-ways-to-use-thinglink-in-your.html

Empowering Learning with Video (video taped webinar from eSchoolNews):
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/04/02/empowering-learning-with-video/

MOOC-Skeptical Provosts in high-level talks to create an online education network:
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/06/19/big-10-provosts-question-partnerships-ed-tech-companies#ixzz2Wl4nlmDv

Tablets thrust Thai classrooms into digital era:
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/international/19-Jun-2013/tablets-thrust-thai-classrooms-into-digital-era

Technology brings postgrads in from the cold:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/jun/18/technology-and-the-future-of-learning

U of Minn engineers have developed tech that that lets people fly robots w/their minds (omg!):
(Not really ‘ed tech’ per se, but too wild not to share!)
http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_23388055/u-m-researchers-develop-thought-controlled-robots

Create Multimedia Presentations & Quizzes in Edmodo:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/06/create-multimedia-presentations-quizzes.html

Inside Instructional Tech (findings from disseration on instr. tech @ small liberal arts colleges):
http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/inside-instructional-technology#ixzz2WZIwusXo

Education technology trends and the role of the school librarian:
http://www.districtdispatch.org/2013/06/education-technology-trends-and-the-role-of-the-school-librarian/

Revamping school projects to engage students, demonstrate learning, & push 21st century skills:
http://www.biteslide.com/blog/educator-stories/how-we-revamped-school-projects-to-engage-students-demonstrate-learning-and-push-21st-century-skills

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The Evolving use of Badges in Education
CA Bill Mandates Credit for Online MOOC-style Courses to Fill Gaps in Availability
Salman Khan’s Inspiring One World Schoolhouse

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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