Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week in the wrap … several pieces exploring the science of learning and leveraging it to teach well, the challenges and benefits of teaching online, a look at how one New York school has gone all in on digital, reasons who outsourcing online program development is a bad idea, lessons in being a discerning media consumer, and more to explore!
Blended learning: the new normal and emerging technologies (study)
The Secret to Quickly Learning New Skills, According to Science
The Highs and Lows of Teaching From Afar
Impressive long term, strategic effort by SUNY Oswego: “The Digital Campus”
Neuroscience Research: 5 Ways To Superior Teaching
Online learning ‘app’-ortunity for budding digital entrepreneurs
For Colleges, Outsourcing the Virtual Future (i.e. OPMs) Is a Bad Idea
How one small college helps its students find ‘purposeful work'
National Report Calls for More Focused Studies of Digital Apps and Games to Enhance Pre-teen Learning and Development
Checkology – Lessons in Being Discerning Media Consumers
Teachers to be schooled in science of learning: A new yearlong program aims to expose educations to new brain research
Key takeaway from blended learning research: all of the instructors engaged in blended learning had the common goal of improving the student experience and learning, and as a whole they (Ss) did better (Future Trends Forum, April 26th, 2019)