Monthly Archives: May 2013

Embedding New Literacies in the Common Core Standards

W. Ian O’Byrne is an Assistant Professor of Educational Technologies at UNH. His research examines the literacy practices of individuals as they read/write in online spaces. This is his May 24 keynote presentation at the Literacy & Learning Conference at … Continue reading

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Wheelock College launches app to promote family-child engagement in STEM

Wheelock College Aspire Institute recently launched an app designed to promote family-child engagement in math and science learning. The STEM Mobile Application “provides accessible, engaging, and daily information in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to parents of … Continue reading

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MOOC on how to cheat online – and prevention

As part of his MOOC, “Understanding Cheating in Online Classes,” Bernard Bull at Concordia University, Wisconsin plans to ask participants to cheat  – and then to discuss with their classmates how they cheated. Cheating in online education is a concern … Continue reading

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Coursera looking into teacher training

Coursera, the massive-open-online-course (MOOC) provider, is going to expand into teacher education according to an article in the May 1 Chronicle of Higher Ed. Coursera’s founder, Daphne Koller, said she hoped some school districts would allow teachers to use Coursera’s courses … Continue reading

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