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Lots of news from Project Tomorrow / SpeakUp

1) Speak Up 7 for 2017: Top digital learning trends in K-12 schools today Today at the ASU GSV Summit, we shared 7 trends that we are watching! Following are seven trends in digital learning based on the the Speak Up 2016 data. … Continue reading

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Research Suggests Students Learn More When Collaborating in Virtual Reality Games

With the help of a virtual reality game their professor created, students at Cornell University have gathered evidence that interacting with others in a game-playing atmosphere may help them learn more. Using a language-learning game, “Crystalize,” created by Cornell Assistant … Continue reading

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Why American higher education faculty tend to resist digital materials: new study

Originally posted on Bryan Alexander:
Most American professors generally avoid digital materials, according to a new study.  A minority are interested, but the majority prefer traditional (print) materials, with powerful implications for the intersection of technology and higher education.  Put…

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NEPC Announces the 9th Annual Bunkum Awards

The National Education Policy Center is pleased to announce the deserving winners of the 2014 BUNKUM AWARDS, recognizing the lowlights in education research over the past year. This marks our ninth year of handing out the Bunkums, and—judging by the … Continue reading

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It’s been determined: Online learning works!

Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a New MIT Study More than 7.1 million students are currently taking at least one online course. Despite the apparent popularity, however, educators have given the trend low marks. … Continue reading

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There’s More to Online Learning Than Course Completion Rates

Completion rates remain a contentious issue when discussing massive open online courses. Yet, new papers released Tuesday by Harvard and MIT argue there’s more to learning online than a shrinking number of registrants would suggest. The academic pair powering edX … Continue reading

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National Education Policy Center Announces the Bunkum Awards for Bad Research

This marks the eighth year that the National Education Policy Center has handed out the Bunkum Awards, which recognize the lowlights in educational research over the past year. As long as the bunk keeps flowing, the awards will keep coming. … Continue reading

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