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Professor of Learning Technologies.

WIDA. Higher Education Program. About the Program Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components.

Higher Education Program

Colleges and universities across and beyond the U.S. use the tools in developing, maintaining and reviewing their online courses and in training their faculty. Learn More. The Quality Matters Rubric has become the most widely used set of standards for the design of online and blended courses at the college level. Today, more than 850 colleges and universities subscribe to Quality Matters. The QM Process for continuous improvement is the framework for quality assurance efforts in online learning and provides effective professional development for faculty making the transition into distance education. Frequently Asked Questions for the Fifth Edition, 2014 Rubric What is the Rubric Update Role Reinstatement (RURR)?

How do I complete the Rubric Update Role Reinstatement? Registration is required. Logistics Management. A collection of Logistics Definitions from LogisticsWorld. The Mixxer - a free educational website for language exchanges via Skype. The New Media Consortium. Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative iTUNES U Ideas that Matter and More High Quality, Free EdTech Content NMC Red Archive - click here to view our current site Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.

The New Media Consortium

> About the NMC > NMC Initiatives > NMC History > NMC Staff > NMC Board of Directors > Center of Excellence Awards > NMC Fellows > Contact the NMC. NMC Virtual Worlds. Studio: About. NuVu is a full-time innovation school for middle and high school students.

Studio: About

NuVu’s pedagogy is based on the architectural Studio model and geared around multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects. We teach students how to navigate the messiness of the creative process, from inception to completion. So, what makes us different? No Courses: Instead, we have studios. Around 12 kids work closely with their 2 coaches on solving big (and small) open-ended problems. No Subjects: Instead, everything is fused together. No Classrooms: Instead, we have an open space that changes all the time to adapt to the needs of every studio.

No One-Hour Schedule: Instead, students spend two weeks from 9-3 solving one problem. No Grades: Instead, we have portfolios that document students' design decisions and show their final products. Make Beautiful Infographics.

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Wikispaces. Chicanismo. Digital Technolgy Enhanced Storytelling. Writing. Digital Story Telling. iPads in schools. Apps. The Media Literacy Clearinghouse #1 Resource For Media Literacy Education. Artsy. Infographics. Videos, websites, etc. TED videos. Techy Stuff. Articles,readings material. Professional Organizations. Vizualize.me: Visualize your resume in one click. Digital Tech. Enhanced Stories 2. Oral History Association. WordPress.com: Create a free website or blog. Welcome to every object tells a story. I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me.

There’s this great Andy Warhol quote you’ve probably seen before: “I think everybody should like everybody.”

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me

You can buy posters and plates with pictures of Warhol, looking like the cover of a Belle & Sebastian album, with that phrase plastered across his face in Helvetica. But the full quote, taken from a 1963 interview in Art News, is a great description of how we interact on social media today. Warhol: Someone said that Brecht wanted everybody to think alike. I want everybody to think alike. But Brecht wanted to do it through Communism, in a way. The like and the favorite are the new metrics of success—very literally. I like everything. See, Facebook uses algorithms to decide what shows up in your feed.

There is a very specific form of Facebook messaging, designed to get you to interact. The first thing I liked was Living Social—my friend Jay had liked it before me and it was sitting at the top of my feed. Sometimes, liking is counterintuitive. Go Back to Top. 3 Key Qualities for a School Makerspace. Over the past year I had the privilege of leading a team to create makerspaces in 15 high schools around the Bay Area.

3 Key Qualities for a School Makerspace

Our goal was to learn how to help educators create makerspaces in schools and use making in the classroom. DARPA, which funded our program, eventually wanted to take what we learned and create makerspaces in 1,000 schools. While our DARPA funding ended in December, we believed so strongly in the benefits of these spaces that we continued to support our pilot schools until the end of the year. This was particularly rewarding work. Most of us have enjoyed watching someone’s eyes light up at Maker Faire, but listening to a high schooler describe his or her first open-ended project was very powerful. The Maker Education Initiative. All Grades Ipad.

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