Tin Can in Moodle

Tin Can expert Andrew Downes presented a webinar at iMoot in May 2014 about the way Tin Can interacts with Moodle.  Source: www.slideshare.net See on Scoop.it – Moodlicious

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Showcasing the Co-Curricular: ePortfolios and Digital Badges

Learning scientists at the University of Notre Dame have found a sweet spot in the pairing of digital badges and eportfolios: the perfect opportunity for students to showcase learning achievements not normally featured in traditional transcripts and student records. Source: campustechnology.com See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab

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Digging into Data: It’s Not Just for Math Class

“Our lives are governed by numbers,” according to a landmark report published by the American Statistical Association. Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education, commonly known as the GAISE Report, is worth a read by any teachers who wonder why data analysis deserves a place outside of math classes. The GAISE Report argues that […]

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“Take the Red Pill: A New Matrix of Literacy” by Tara Brabazon

Using The Matrix film series as an inspiration, aspiration and model, this article integrates horizontal and vertical models of literacy. My goal is to create a new matrix for media literacy, aligning the best of analogue depth models for meaning making with the rapid scrolling, clicking and moving through the read-write web. To undertake this […]

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Competency-Based Degrees: Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

Competency models recognize the value of experiential learning, in which students can develop and hone skill sets in real-world contexts. For instance, a student with a background in web design may be able to provide an institution with a portfolio that demonstrates mastery of computer coding or digital design. If coding or digital design is […]

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