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The Effort Educational Researchers Should Take to Make Their Studies Replicable

Posted April 3 2015 7:03 p.m.

Replication is important to science. It helps make science a self-correcting system. Any time a result is surprising, researchers will try to replicate it, to see if the phenomenon is dependable or just random occurrence. Among different fields in social

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Who Do You Connect With? Cultivating Your Personal Learning Environment

Posted March 30 2015 3:27 p.m.

‘As the future connects us, how are we handling it? Who do we connect with? As we have all this information out there, what is our role? With all the answers available in networks, what are the most important questions

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Top 20 in Educational Technology to Connect with through Social Media

Posted March 22 2015 4:05 p.m.

Interested in growing your personal learning network? We informally queried the AACE community and beyond resulting in these top 20 suggestions for Edublogs and Twitter Handles. The list includes past AACE conference keynote speakers, conference committee members and EdITLib contributors.

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Is It Possible to Learn Anything Online? A Student’s Perspective

Posted March 13 2015 5:19 p.m.

Open learning resources along with web based training and online degree programs on almost every subject have been accumulating at an amazing speed, and become vastly abundant for each individual learner. According to a study conducted by Babson Survey Research

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Que sera, sera? Predicting Future Trends in Educational Technology – Horizon Report 2015

Posted February 26 2015 8:08 p.m.

Since the New Media Consortium (NMC) released the ‘Horizon Report 2015 Higher Education’ at the beginning of February, the 50-page document has been broadly circulated and commented upon in the blogosphere and on twitter. Reactions vary from appreciative “As always

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How Faculty Adapt their Practices to Teach Online – An Interview with Donna Murdoch

Posted February 22 2015 4:53 p.m.

Donna Murdoch is a Digital Learning consultant who is currently working with UNICEF to build an architecture that embeds digital learning into the organization. She also teaches educators how to integrate online and blended instruction into their practice at the

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Informal Learning: New Challenges for Designers and Educators

Posted February 6 2015 5:38 p.m.

I first realized the power of Informal or Out-of-School Learning as I lay looking up at the stars in my backyard with my young daughter. We lay together looking up, and I pulled out my phone and opened up a

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Learning Adventures in the Red Rock Canyon Park: Michael Searson on Wearable and Mobile Technologies

Posted February 1 2015 4:18 p.m.

“Wearable technology refers to devices that can be worn by users, taking the form of an accessory such as jewelry, sunglasses, a backpack, or even actual items of clothing such as shoes or a jacket.” Horizon Report Wiki 2015 Wearable

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Tinkering with the Idea of Bricolage

Posted January 19 2015 1:06 a.m.

“Bricolage is a practical process of learning through tinkering with materials. It involves continual transformation, with earlier products or materials that are ready to hand becoming resources for new constructions”. Innovating Pedagogy Report 2014 Bricolage means to engage in a

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Threshold Concepts for Learning

Posted January 12 2015 2:45 p.m.

The 2014 Innovating Pedagogy report describes 'threshold concepts' as a trend with significant impact over the next 2-5 years: "Momentum for using threshold concepts to help teaching is growing across disciplines". The idea of threshold concepts emerged from a national

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2014: Thanks for AACE Community EdITLib Contributions & 12 Most Popular Articles

Posted December 26 2014 11:22 p.m.

For a growing number of researchers and practitioners, EdITLib--Education & Information Technology Digital Library is the go-to resource for high-quality content. In 2014, the library greatly increased the value for researchers and educators by adding a number of journals and proceedings.

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Big Data and Education: Prospects and Problems

Posted December 22 2014 6:19 p.m.

The Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and New America’s Open Technology Institute recently organized a conference on “Data & Civil Rights”. The organizers released a series of research briefs that summarize current

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2014 Innovating Pedagogy Report on Ed Tech Trends

Posted December 2 2014 10:03 p.m.

The Open University (OU) has released the 2014 edition of its 'Innovating Pedagogy' report, the third edition of an annual educational technology trend report. While the timelines may remind you of  the Horizon Report, the methodology for gathering the trends

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Who Dat? It’s E-Learn 2014! Come, Learn, Share, Connect

Posted November 17 2014 6:29 p.m.

The 19th annual E-Learn -- World Conference on E-Learning took place from October 27-30, 2014 in the sunny, warm and welcoming climate of the city of New Orleans. The conference attracted 670 participants from 60 different countries who enjoyed four

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SITE 2014 (Jacksonville, FL) FINAL Call for Participation: Jan 15

Posted January 10 2014 1:05 p.m.

SITE 2014 Keynote Speakers Announced ! FINAL Call for Participation Due: January 15, 2014   SITE 2014 is the 25th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education . Join with 1,300+ colleagues from over 60 countries

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EdMedia 2013 (Victoria, BC) Call for Submissions Due: Dec 12

Posted December 6 2013 7:59 p.m.

Call for Participation December 13, 2013 June 23-27    Tampere, Finland University of Tampere EdMedia is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in E ducati on ( AACE ).This annual international conference serves as

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SITE 2014 Call Extended to Oct. 22

Posted October 20 2013 6:14 p.m.

March 17-21, 2014 Jacksonville, Florida, USA Hyatt Regency Jacksonville-Riverfront Due to technical difficulties, the Call for Presentations has been extended to: October 22, 2013 Call for Conference & Research Book Participation   SITE now offers a peer refereed publication opportunity

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Posted November 1 2011 4:40 p.m.

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Global TIME 2012 (Online) Call for Participation: Due December 5th, 2011

Posted November 1 2011 4:38 p.m.

Online Conference:  February 7 - 9, 2012 Call For Virtual Participation Proposals Due: December 5, 2011 www.aace.org/conf/gtime Online in the comfort of your home, office, or wherever you choose! Live Sessions for multiple time zones Invited Speakers Virtual Peer-Reviewed Talks Pre-Conference Workshops All Recorded for You + 3 month EdITLib Digital Library subscription! It's about TIME we: gain [.

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Academic Experts now has a blog tool for its members!

Posted October 22 2011 12:32 a.m.

Academic Experts: now with blog goodness.

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Final Reminder: SITE 2012 Call for Participation: Due Oct 21

Posted October 18 2011 4:50 p.m.

March 5 - 9, 2012  *  Austin, Texas Sheraton Austin Hotel Teaching in Exponential Times! Call for F2F & Virtual Participation Due: October 21, 2011 SITE 2012 is the 23rd annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education . Join with 1,200+ colleagues from over 50 countries in Austin, Texas! This society [...]

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EdMedia 2012: Denver, CO Call for Presentations: Dec 12

Posted October 10 2011 11:23 a.m.

Call for Participation Proposals Due: December 12, 2011 June 25 - 29 Denver, Colorado Grand Hyatt Denve r EdMedia is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in E ducati on ( AACE ).This annual international conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on [...]

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SITE 2012 (Austin, TX) Call for Participation: Due Oct 21

Posted September 21 2011 10:21 p.m.

March 5 - 9, 2012  *  Austin, Texas Sheraton Austin Hotel Teaching in Exponential Times! Call for F2F & Virtual Participation Due: October 21, 2011 SITE 2012 is the 23rd annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education . Join with 1,200+ colleagues from over 50 countries in Austin, Texas! This society [...]

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Social Media and the Classroom

Posted September 3 2011 12:36 a.m.

Social Media and the Classroom Reprinted from Guide to Online Schools     Social media is a trend on the up and up, and it's still very unclear what long-term place it will have in our lives. However, if you interact with pre-teens and teens, the first generations to have grown up with web 2.0, [...]

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Deadline Today! E-Learn 2011 (Honolulu, HI) Final Call

Posted August 31 2011 5:19 p.m.

October 17 - 21, 2011 Sheraton, Waikiki Beach       FINAL CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS E-Learn 2011 -- World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education is an international, annual conference which serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to [...]

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AACE Journals: Call for Papers

Posted August 24 2011 3:28 p.m.

 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS  AACE Wants To Publish Your Papers! The Association for the Advancement of Computing In Education is now taking submissions for all of our publications.  We invite all authors to have your work considered for printing and sharing digitally in one of our internationally repected journals. Publication connects your paper with our vast community&#16

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Final Reminder: E-Learn 2011 (Honolulu, HI) Final Call Due Aug 31

Posted August 18 2011 6:58 p.m.

October 17 - 21, 2011 Sheraton, Waikiki Beach       FINAL CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS & FINAL CALL FOR VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS   E-Learn 2011 -- World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education is an international, annual conference which serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, [...]

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ED-MEDIA 2012: Denver, CO Call for Presentations Due Dec 12

Posted August 16 2011 6:50 p.m.

Call for Participation Proposals Due: December 12, 2011 June 25 - 29    Denver, Colorado Grand Hyatt Denver   ED-MEDIA --World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education ( AACE ). This annual international conference serves as a multi-disciplinary

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E-Learn 2011 (Honolulu, HI) Final Call Due & Social Events

Posted July 26 2011 4:26 a.m.

October 17 - 21, 2011 Sheraton, Waikiki Beach       FINAL CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS & FINAL CALL FOR VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS   E-Learn 2011 -- World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education is an international, annual conference which serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, [...]

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Obrigada Lisboa! ED-MEDIA 2011 Conference or ‘This Is Your Tribe’

Posted July 19 2011 4:50 a.m.

Originally Posted on July 9, 2011 by JimS on http://etcjournal.com By Stefanie Panke Editor, Social Software in Education The 23rd annual World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA) took place from June 27 to July 1 in Lisbon, Portugal. The event brought together approximately 800 participants from 60 countries. At the backdrop of the beautiful Facult

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