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Melissa A. Venable
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New Report: Curating the latest research about online education, student and faculty demographics, career and employment expectations, and college costs. [PDF] #onlineeducation #careerliteracy #collegecosts

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The term student-centered was popular at the Online Learning Consortium conference this year, but it also appeared on a buzzword bingo card for the SXSWedu event. Is it something new and innovative, or just trendy terminology? Makes you wonder what education has been focused on all these years if it hasn’t been students. ... 

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My latest post on the Inside Online Learning blog ... Tips for online students - how to increase the value of your college experience.
New research from Gallup and Purdue University - find out what more than 30,000 undergraduate alumni said when asked if college was worth the cost. #College #higherEd  

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My notes from last week's Online Learning Consortium conference ... via +OnlineColleges.net... do these trends match what you are seeing?
Where is online education going and what trends will take us there? Here are some highlights from the +The Online Learning Consortium's most recent conference... #edtech #onlinelearning #onlineteaching #instructionaldesign   #OLC15  

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Looking for new education conversations? If you have a Twitter account and a grasp of the basics, you're ready for a live chat. Here are a few to consider... [New post]

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Try this tips to make the most of mobile access and your online courses. #mobilepps #onlinelearning [new post]

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Voting is continuing in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 survey. Although most people opt to cast their votes for their Top 10 Tools, privately, using the online form, a number of people have shared their tools list in a blog post, and it is really interesting to find out (in more depth) which tools they have chosen and how they are using them.

So here are a number of bloggers who have posted their lists – and I’ve also picked out a few of the tools they have mentioned

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Are you using Snapchat? I'm just getting started, but finding that other instructors and a lot of schools are providing great examples to follow  [new post].   #Snapchat #college #socialmedia h/t +Jon Ernstberger 

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Here's my recap from the recent Connect 2015 conference ... many relevant session topics, speakers, and conversations! #OnlineEducation #HigherEd #EdTech  
More from The Learning House Connect 2015 conference ... find out about the latest trends in online education!  This event featured an inspiring lineup of speakers addressing everything from admissions to instructional design. #HigherEd #OnlineEducation #EdTech

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"The decision as to whether a text is plagiarism or not must solely rest with the educator using the software: it is only a tool, not an absolute test."  Interesting comparison here ...
Compares #GoogleSearch  to #Turnitin  and Google does just fine, thank you. Or you could skip the whole thing and design assignments that don't lend themselves to plagiarism in the first place.

#writing   #plagiarism   #informationliteracy   #cheating  

Cc +Laura Gibbs +Donna Murdoch +Meg Tufano +Michelle Pacansky-Brock +A. T. Wyatt +A. Michael Berman 
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