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Designed to Engage   Designed to Engage PDF Share Log in to Recommend by Diana Oblinger Published on Monday, September 15, 20140 Comments In a world that is both online and face-to-face, engagement is not an either-or proposition—it is about how to blend the best of both worlds to engage stakeholders. Many institutions begin by creating a …

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Ideas for QuickChallenges

Love this idea from Teaching with Technology – POD SIG: We are beginning to crowdsource a series of “QuickChallenges,” activities designed to help instructors and faculty developers Become familiar with a tool, Learn a way it could be used, and Create a usable learning object or a sample assignment. Our hope is that groups of …

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You’re bad at WoW, and so am I by Olivia Grace Feb 17th 2014 at 3:00PM

Blizzard Community Manager Lore recently posted a brief reply in an excellent thread, which brought up a topic I’ve wanted to address for some time: how it’s OK to suck sometimes. While I’m not going to copy his two posts here, he talks about arenas, discussing how, when he and his team lose, he looks …

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Mark Bilandzic’s Thesis: The Embodied Hybrid Space – Designing Social and Digital Interventions to Facilitate Connected Learning in Coworking Spaces   Abstract Coworking spaces are shared spaces for people to pursue work and other interest-driven activities. The core challenge of coworking spaces is to facilitate their users’ need for connected learning and networking opportunities to nourish creativity, inspiration and innovation. The objective of this thesis is to deliver design solutions for social and ubiquitous …

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The Gamification of Education

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The Connected Age

What’d you think of @avantgame‘s session? Here’s a link to the animated video you saw before the session: #EDU13 — EDUCAUSE (@educause) October 17, 2013  

Beyond Letter Grades — an online course – BRILLIANT!

when there is a correct answer Exercise in creative thinking

Call for Submissions: Voices for Social Justice in Education: A Literary Anthology

Call for Submissions:Voices for Social Justice in Education: A Literary Anthology Editors: Julie Landsman, Rosanna Salcedo, & Paul Gorski Deadline for submissions: Midnight, January 15th, 2014 What we are looking for: Poetry (including spoken word), creative non-fiction, memoir, short stories, images of visual art, and other types of writing or visual art that paint a …

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RP: 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

This is a re-post — A great list of tools for education: [found here]   50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Posted by Ross Crockett on March 26, 2013 “You want some great ed tech tools to use in your classroom? You got em’—50, to be exact! This article written by the …

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