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iPads in the Classroom

There’s an interesting article at EmergingEdTech pitching the advantages of tablets (especially iPads) in the classroom. Some notable impacts (the validity of the studies are not verified): 457 more words


Ways to take your face-to-face course online!

From simply parking course material into resources repositories to creating complex interactive blended learning courses – the e-learning universe offers a spectrum of options for educators and trainers to take their classroom courses online. 350 more words


The Key to Digital Learning? Bring It Into the Real World


IF YOU WANT to teach your kid about ecology, sustainability, or the future of interactive education, take them to the New York Hall of Science and head for the giant virtual waterfall. 291 more words

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The 'granny cloud': the network of volunteers helping poorer children learn

August 2, 2015

Every week Lorraine Schneiter, a former Open University tutor, sits down in front of her computer, opens up Skype, and calls a group of children in India. 636 more words

Educational Technology

Technology in Education beyond Education

What Arab scholars do not seem to realise or at least do not write about is that technology in education can not only be used for educational reasons, but rather ‘to fill time, to keep students quiet, as a break from learning, or as a reward for good behavior’ (Hobbs, 2006: 35). 26 more words


Back to School: Questions to Ask While Integrating Technology

Has your school considered integrating new technology into the curriculum for the new school year? While integrating or reassessing technology this year, ask the following questions: what do we gain by replacing the task with new technology, does new technology improve the task, does the task significantly change with the use of technology, does the technology allow for the creation of a new task that we never could have done before? 12 more words

Literally and Metaphorically Underground Organisational Politics: A Lesson for the Educational Technology Community

Scholars of educational technology should add a more philosophical aspect to their research by analysing their findings from a political perspective. For their work, they should establish conceptual frameworks based on theories from the field of organisational politics. 168 more words