EdTech Weekly Digest - 2 (December 2013)

I will give a quick walk through of the topics that were covered over the last one week that might catch your interest, by briefly touching few of those articles and discussing a few of them in detail. I find myself researching and learning so many 

new things when I visit EdTechReview for the weekly digest. This week I will be touching the following topics in this digest with some great infographics covered this week. 

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Flipping Your Class

When Aaron Sams and I first started flipping our classes in 2007, we made a lot of mistakes. If you are considering flipping your classroom this fall (or just flipping a few lessons), I want to share with you some of the mistakes we made or have seen others make, so that you don’t have to repeat them.

Keep Your Videos Short: Short-short-short! We took our standard lecture and made videos. These videos contained multiple objectives and pieces of content and were way too long.

[Infographic] Growth of Online MBA Education

"Nearly one-third of academic enrollment across the United States is in online degree programs. Today, students of all ages can earn an Associate, Bachelor or Master’s degree online through one of many accredited universities offering online college degrees. For professionals seeking to upgrade their education credentials to an MBA, they now have the freedom to choose to complete their degree online, from the comfort of their home or office, regardless if it is 2:00 PM. or 2:00 AM. When online college degrees were new in the market, many critics believed the quality of education was not on par with traditional classroom learning.

Beyond Band Aid: Tech Brings New Ways to Use Data for Social Good

Technology has changed the way we do just about everything. For Karnataka Learning Partnership (KLP), a public platform for education which relies on new-age technologies to generate data, the main objective is to create simple, intuitive and useful interfaces to collect data and insights for the education ecosystem. KLP was formed as a framework for nonprofits, corporations, academic institutions, and citizens to get involved in improving government schools in Karnataka, India.

Please check out some of the great webinar's are published in LEFT TOP MENUS. There you'll find many interesting webinar's that are coming up in the future. Also you can see all the new changes that happened in EdTechReview here 

Media Resources in the Classroom - Feb 20, 2014

On the internet teachers and trainers can find excellent media resources on platforms like Historiana and Europeana. These online platforms allow access to millions of media resources resp. historical sources that can be used in the classroom.

E-book Creation - March 20, 2014

Thanks to the multiple functionalities mobile devices like tablets and smart phones are offering it is becoming easier to let students develop their own multimedia e-book in class.

Last week we had a chance to meet ISTE CEO and we had a great time chatting and discussing with her role organizations like ISTE play in the ongoing development of educators using technology. So here's the full interview...

ISTE CEO Brian Lewis Talks EdTech

A joint effort between the former Minister of Education for England, Lord James Knight, the e-Learning Foundation from the U.K. and the 1:1 Institute from the U.S. brought together dignitaries and thought leaders in education from around the world.

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.

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