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How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching

In chapter two of Christian Vandendorpe's From Papyrus to Hypertext titled: In the beginning was the ear, Vandendorpe says it took millenia "for literature to free itself from primary orality, albeit not completely". In the beginning all reading was done out loud,...

Interview: Hamish MacLeod (University of Edinburgh)

Dr Hamish MacLeod is senior lecturer in the School of Education at University of Edinburgh. He teaches on their MSc course in eLearning, which practices what it preaches: the course is taught via the Web. His particular interests are in the potential of various...

How the Science of Attention is Changing Work and Education

Much has been said about how the Internet is changing our brains and what this new culture of learning means for the future of education. While much of the dialogue has been doused in techno-dystopian alarmism, from Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock, narrated by...

“Generation Y” doesn’t exist according to a Rouen Business School researcher

The members of Generation Y — the term given to distinguish people born between 1978 and 1994 — are often characterized as having an ease with technology, and an egocentric, cynical attitude in the workplace. But findings in a study conducted by Rouen Business...

A Year in the Life | Kent Creative Arts

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Times Higher Education - World University Rankings, education news and university jobs - Tara Brabazon: The end of ‘shhhhh’ in the library

In a time of shrinking funding, librarians’ savvy use of time- and space-shifting podcasts can aid diverse groups of students and scholars and highlight valuable resources, argues Tara Brabazon Michael Moore’s Stupid White Men was a publishing success story...

eLearn: Feature Article - Identifying e-Learning Technologists

Education has seen big changes, many of which have been technology-driven: the rise of online collaboration tools, the expanding role of e-learning, sophisticated learning-management systems, and new communication tools. There has been a greater need for learning...

Digital Literacies Pilot Materials - Cloudworks

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