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11 Most “Wicked Awesome” Education Infographics I’ve Seen Lately

On November 7, 2012, in Education, General, Technology in Education, by Scott Cronenweth
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Who doesn’t love a good infographic?

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Top 5 Free Online Tutoring Tools

On October 23, 2012, in ed tech, online learning, Technology in Education, Tutoring, by Scott Cronenweth
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As online learning grows in importance and popularity worldwide, new tools are emerging to support it. Here are 5 free tools that enable tutors, teachers – or even just well-intentioned friends and relatives – to interact with learners over the Internet, no pens or paper required. 1: IDroo whiteboard for Skype Everybody already knows about […]

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Peer Assessment in MOOCs and Online Courses

On September 25, 2012, in Assessment, Assessment & Testing, ed tech, Technology in Education, by Scott Cronenweth
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MOOC type courses, such as those that leverage the Coursera platform, are inherently conceived to empower learners to educate each other, such as through posts and responses in course forums. This form of “crowd-sourced commentary” helps create a learning community – so why not build the community even further by empowering learners to evaluate one another?

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Student Peer Evaluation: Plusses and Minuses

On September 18, 2012, in Assessment, Assessment & Testing, ed tech, online learning, Technology in Education, by Scott Cronenweth
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With the rapidly growing popularity of massive open online courses (MOOCs) and online education in general, peer evaluation by students is coming to the fore as a way to assess student performance in online courses.