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Reading Week Reading

Using the Micro-Meso-Macro-Mega (4M) framework for annual reporting and strategic planning by Janice Miller-Young  July 25, 2016 https://sotlcanada.wordpress.com/2016/07/25/using-the-micro-meso-macro-mega-4m-framework-for-annual-reporting-and-strategic-planning/ Coming to You Soon: Uber U In higher education, we are increasingly facing the distinct possibility of a faceless future, teacherless courses,

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Holiday Reading (and watching)

Jeremy Howard: The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn https://www.ted.com/talks/jeremy_howard_the_wonderful_and_terrifying_implications_of_computers_that_can_learn MODLAB @ UC Davis http://modlab.ucdavis.edu/ Badging: Not Quite the Next Big Thing By Michael Hart 07/20/16 https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/07/20/badging-not-quite-the-next-big-thing.aspx I Love Community Colleges (and Tech Should Too) By Alejandra

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Lots more PSE/EdTech Reading

Mostly new articles from the last month or so, plus a revisit to a couple of older ones. Enjoy. Share. And send me others to read too. ______________________ 6 Implications of the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environments (NGDLE) Framework by Malcolm

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Holiday Weekend Readings

Happy Canada Day / Happy Fourth O’July Here’s some more education + technology reading for your enjoyment: _____________________________ How to Prepare Professors Who Thought They’d Never Teach Online By Jeffrey R. Young June 21, 2016 http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Prepare-Professors-Who/236873 The Die-Hard University: Despite

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More Reading (June 20 selection)

Happy Monday. Here are some more readings on EdTech, PSE and general tech with a possible impact on education. Enjoy! _____________ EdTech Stories Counseling in 140 Characters: Engagement with diverse students requires that faculty and staff members develop new social-media

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This week’s readings

A few more items you may find interesting: Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms (April, 2016) Karen E. Willcox, Sanjay Sarma, Philip H. Lippel, MIT https://oepi.mit.edu/sites/default/files/MIT%20Online%20Education%20Policy%20Initiative%20April%202016_0.pdf Ignore Edtech at Your Peril (June 6, 2016) Jonathan Rees, Colorado State

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Interesting Reading

More interesting reads that have crossed my desk: Mobile Strategy at SFU http://www.sfu.ca/itservices/strategy-and-policy/mobile-strategy.html Canadian Universities and our Digital Future: A workshop by Universities Canada. Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2015, Vancouver http://www.univcan.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/canadian-universities-and-our-digital-future-2015-workshop-report.pdf A New Architecture for Learning by Rob Abel,

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Interesting Reading

Here are some more interesting reads that have crossed my desk. I certainly don’t agree with all the opinions, but it’s good to understand different perspectives: _______________ Why Audrey Watters Thinks Tech Is a Trojan Horse Set to ‘Dismantle’ the

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Interesting Reading

Here are some interesting articles that have crossed my desk lately: No Rush to ‘Go Digital’: Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources by Carl Straumsheim Feb. 22, 2016 https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/02/22/study-faculty-members-skeptical-digital-course-materials-unfamiliar-oer

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ACTion on Twitter

ACTion Journal now has a Twitter feed:  http://twitter.com/actionuoft Or bookmark our site:  http://action.act.utoronto.ca (ACTion is a general-interest publication that explores stories related to how technology is used for teaching and learning at the University of Toronto)

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