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Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap w/e 07-14-18

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Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

This week in ‘the wrap' … another higher ed institution puts some teeth into formal recognition for the vital soft skills employeers seek, Canvas sneaks ahead of Blackboard, connecting students and classrooms across the world, a look back at an eye-opening piece about the broken way we often approach edtech (‘pigeons'), a practical tip on adding a timer to a PowerPoint presentations, and much more to explore!

Davenport University launches a soft skills certificate program
http://observatory.itesm.mx/edu-news/davenport-university-launches-a-soft-skills-certificate-program

Special Education Students On the Rise (up to 13% of Ss now in the US)
https://www.usnews.com/news/education-news/articles/2018-06-06/special-education-students-on-the-rise

By the way, if you missed it, Canvas has now overtaken Blackboard as the leading LMS in the US
https://mfeldstein.com/canvas-surpasses-blackboard-learn-in-us-market-share/

Results From Triseum's Year-Long Game-Based Learning Validation Study Reveal Strong Student Engagement, Motivation and Knowledge Acquisition
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/07/prweb15616066.htm

The Unique Power of Networked Teaching and Learning
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/unique-power-networked-teaching-learning-gabriel-flacks/

The Pigeons of Ed-Tech (how Edward L. Thorndike won and John Dewey lost) … nearly 4 years later, has much changed?
http://hackeducation.com/2014/12/25/pigeons

The Internet is amazing and empowering, yet we've collectively used and allowed it to maim journalism and cripple informed debate … Why We Have Bad News: The Disintermediation of the Media
https://blog.usejournal.com/why-we-have-bad-news-the-disintermediation-of-the-media-66bcdb331614

How Do Institutions Select Student Success Technologies?
https://encoura.org/how-do-institutions-select-student-success-technologies/

How to Add a Timer to PowerPoint Slides
https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/07/how-to-add-timer-to-powerpoint-slides.html

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality: Evolving Framework to Connect Outcomes, Credentials, at a macro level
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-07-14-turning-google-maps-for-education-from-metaphor-to-reality

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