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Edumacation

by: Karl Long

Found this video on Jonnie Moore's always thought provoking blog. It's a collaboration of 200 students in an anthropology class that looks at the defining characteristics of students today.

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The Economist Debate on Social 'Networking'

by: danah boyd

The Economist is doing an "Oxford-style debate" on the following proposition:

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Serious Games And Blended Learning

by: Eliane Alhadeff

Blended Learning involves the use of multiple learning environments - usually some combination of physical/face-to-face and online/virtual approaches.

In the strictest sense, blended learning is when an instructor combines two methods of delivery of instruction. However, this term most often applies to the use of technology on instruction.

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Serious Games Exploring A Virtual Library Before It Is Built

by: Eliane Alhadeff (via Business & Games)

Santa Clara University's new library building won't be completed until the autumn of 2008. But people on the campus can experience what it might be like inside the building, and offer advice to its designers, by exploring a three-dimensional model of the library in Second Life.

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National School Boards Association pushes for SNS adoption in schools

by: Danah Boyd

While the Attorneys General are off demonizing social network sites, the National Schools Board Association has been collecting data on all of the good things that teenagers are doing with the sites, including learning about colleges, talking about homework, engaging in collaborative projects, and otherwise operating as active learners.

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Nintendo breaks out of the living room and into the classroom

by: John Caddell

It's generally known that Nintendo deftly sidestepped the video-game console testosterone wars by focusing on an innovative motion-sensitive controller rather than amping up processing and graphics power (and price). As a result, Nintendo's Wii is the fastest-selling third-generation console in the world, well ahead of both Microsoft's XBox 360 and Sony's Playstation 3.

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Knowledge Access As a Public Good

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Ten (Nine) Questions with Anastasia Goodstein

by: Guy Kawasaki

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The Most Difficult Technical Lesson

by: C. Sven Johnson

I read the following in Neil Gershenfeld’s book Fab and thought it worth posting here:

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A Comment on Comments

By: Guy Kawasaki

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