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Designing Better Libraries » How Design Thinking Could Improve LIS Education

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Designing Better Libraries » How Design Thinking Could Improve LIS Education

Teachers first: How Schoology is changing the way schools buy technology

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Edtech is a tricky beast for many reasons. One major challenge I’ve focused on during our online education month is the business model. Plenty of edtech startups have built brilliant products that leverage technology to improve the way teachers teach and kids learn. But, as we’ve outlined, the fremium,...
Teachers first: How Schoology is changing the way schools buy technology

Video game industry pushes ratings education amid debate about violence

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Parents puzzling over which video games to buy for their children can get a quick read on what's in a game by looking at the rating on the box. Like movie ratings, these labels offer a rough guideline to the kinds of actions parents can expect once they crack open...
Video game industry pushes ratings education amid debate about violence

A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education http://su.pr/2NqVGg - translate ‘edubabble’ into English.

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A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education http://su.pr/2NqVGg - translate ‘edubabble’ into English.
Google engineer says Vietnam's 11th graders could pass a Mountain View interview

Online Education for Boomers

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Colleges, start-ups and nonprofits are rushing to tap a mix of Web services and software to open online educational ventures. One Silicon Valley start-up is teaming with UCLA to reach baby boomers looking to upgrade their skills....
Online Education for Boomers

Apple releases Apple Configurator: A free app for schools & businesses to manage mass iDevices

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Following today’s Apple Event, Apple has just released Apple Configurator, an app that “makes it easy for anyone to mass configure and deploy iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in a school, business, or institution.” Apple Configurator is likely of the same variety as what Apple uses in its own stores to reset its...
Apple releases Apple Configurator: A free app for schools & businesses to manage mass iDevices

Who Are MOOCs Most Likely to Help?

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It may turn out that electronic degree programs designed to make education democratic will actually only work for the elite....
Who Are MOOCs Most Likely to Help?
Education | Texting Isn't Writing, It's Fingered Speech

Velti Mobile Ad Report: Israel Sees Highest App Engagement, eCPMs Are Climbing

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Velti has just released its mobile ad industry report for June. As usual, the mobile marketing company has chosen to highlight disparate factoids that it culled from the data — for example, it says that Israel is the leader in app engagement, with adults using apps for an average of...
Velti Mobile Ad Report: Israel Sees Highest App Engagement, eCPMs Are Climbing

Archos outs Child Pad, undercuts Amazon at $129

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Archos set a new floor for mainstream tablets Thursday by previewing the Child Pad. The seven-inch tablet is expected to cost just $129, $70 less than even the Kindle Fire, but would still promise Android 4.0. Its child focus comes through an OS design that's meant to safeguard younger users...
Archos outs Child Pad, undercuts Amazon at $129
Amazon Whispercast for Kindle paves the way for the rise of digital textbooks

'iPad mini' event reaffirmed to highlight education uses

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At its media event on Tuesday, Apple reportedly plans to make a point of showcasing how its new, smaller iPad will be particularly useful in the classroom....
'iPad mini' event reaffirmed to highlight education uses

Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are announcing a new partnership to develop and sell educational ebooks on the Nook e-reader. Microsoft is investing $300 million in the subsidiary, while B&N will own the remaining 82 percent of it. (The new operation is being provisionally called "Newco," though the official release...
Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

Eleven Things About Demand Media's Richard Rosenblatt

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Demand Media CEO Richard Rosenblatt is perennially upbeat, and given the fact that his company just turned in a strong Q1, despite potentially disastrous changes in Google’s all-important search algorithm, he’s got good cause for now, at least. Here, in keeping with the Ten Things tradition of sharing more than...
Eleven Things About Demand Media's Richard Rosenblatt

Your reality is out of date

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There's a category of information that slowly changes throughout the course of a lifetime. Sam Arbesman calls them mesofacts. These are facts which we tend to view as fixed, but which shift over the course of a lifetime. For example: What is Earth's population? I remember learning 6 billion, and...
Your reality is out of date

Apple iPad Aims to Revolutionize Education

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The iPad might change how a traditionally non-tech worker -- the high school teacher -- performs in the classroom....
Apple iPad Aims to Revolutionize Education

Google Play Books updated to allow user uploads, supports EPUB and PDF

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With the exception of a brief mention in Google Play for Education, Mountain View's book platform was all but absent from its Google I/O presentation. Still, the service is getting updated with a significant new feature: user uploads. It hasn't rolled out to all users yet, but those with...
Google Play Books updated to allow user uploads, supports EPUB and PDF

Intel to release Medfield-based tablet for education

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Intel and Lenovo have launched a 10.1-inch Classmate PC -- a ruggedized, classroom-oriented low-cost notebook based on the Atom N2600 dual-core processor -- and Intel is now planning a tablet PC along the same lines, currently code-named "Storybook." The tablet is said by DigiTimes to feature a 10-inch panel that...
Intel to release Medfield-based tablet for education

How Reddit Got Huge: Tons of Fake Accounts

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Is Reddit the most powerful website on the Internet? Yeah, that’s a pretty bold question to even be asking, especially considering it’s only ranked 121 on Alexa. But in terms of power, not traffic, Reddit is certainly up there. It’s huge, it’s deep, and it’s got an uncanny ability to...
How Reddit Got Huge: Tons of Fake Accounts

How I Use Third Tribe Marketing

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I’m a co-founder of Third Tribe Marketing, a private membership site where we talk about online marketing. It’s been the best thing I’ve done in 2010 so far, and I say that because I’m really enjoying the interaction with the over 2000 members, and because I’m making money (or at...
How I Use Third Tribe Marketing

Reaching The Right Audience Through Facebook Ads

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More than any other element, targeting is what sets Facebook advertising apart from other channels. Anything that a user inputs into his or her Facebook profile is targetable: age, gender, relationship status, location, interests, level of education, and more. These capabilities allow you to reach... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Reaching The Right Audience Through Facebook Ads

Zuckerberg Starting Political Group

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Facebook's Zuckerberg is co-founding a political advocacy group to push legislative reform on issues such as immigration and education....
Zuckerberg Starting Political Group

Google I/O 2012 registrations sell out in under one hour

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Google as anticipated started taking registrations for Google I/O 2012. The tickets to the developer event, which cost $900 for regular developers and $300 for education, sold out in less than one hour. In an unusual step meant to drive adoption, anyone who signed up had to do so both...
Google I/O 2012 registrations sell out in under one hour
Education | A School in the Cloud and the Future of Learning

The Problem with Online Education for Non-traditional Students

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As I see it, the problem with online education and the whole concept of the DIY University is that it solves a smaller problem than it creates. Namely, it solves the problem created by a one-size-fits-all course structure that come from the brick-and-mortar school system: curriculums are not tailored...
The Problem with Online Education for Non-traditional Students

How the voice-controlled future will change education forever

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commentary If you've ever worked with a child on a big project, you know it often leads to frustration. Google's trailblazing Hotwording could end the tears and change who succeeds in school. [Read more]...
How the voice-controlled future will change education forever

In the Ever-Crowded Online Learning Space, TSL Education Aims at Teacher Lessons (Video)

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Last week, I had a very erudite meeting with Louise Rogers, who runs one of the fastest growing social networks for educators — first in Britain and now operating in about 197 countries including the U.S. The London-based TSL is a fascinating glimpse into how education is changing quickly...
In the Ever-Crowded Online Learning Space, TSL Education Aims at Teacher Lessons (Video)

Internet! Cats! Kids of 1995 Star in an Oddly Prophetic PSA

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In 1995, a group of fifth graders at the Ray Bjork school in Helena, Montana produced a PSA advocating the Internet -- ostensibly, to the adults who controlled their connection to it. The video that resulted was, oddly and frighteningly, prophetic. "By the time we're in college," the students...
Internet! Cats! Kids of 1995 Star in an Oddly Prophetic PSA

Google intros Play for Education, a curated portal for apps and books

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Google's making it easy for educators and their students to discover and recommend applications and books with Play for Education. Announced onstage at this year's I/O by Chris Yerga, Google's Android Engineering Director, the new Play storefront organizes content by education type, age and various other criteria to make...
Google intros Play for Education, a curated portal for apps and books
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