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Tinkering with the Idea of Bricolage

“Bricolage is a practical process of learning through tinkering with materials. It involves continual transformation, with earlier products or materials that are ready to hand becoming resources for new constructions”. Innovating Pedagogy Report 2014 Bricolage means to engage in a
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Threshold Concepts for Learning

The 2014 Innovating Pedagogy report describes 'threshold concepts' as a trend with significant impact over the next 2-5 years: "Momentum for using threshold concepts to help teaching is growing across disciplines". The idea of threshold concepts emerged from a national
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2014: Thanks for AACE Community EdITLib Contributions & 12 Most Popular Articles

For a growing number of researchers and practitioners, EdITLib--Education & Information Technology Digital Library is the go-to resource for high-quality content. In 2014, the library greatly increased the value for researchers and educators by adding a number of journals and proceedings.
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Big Data and Education: Prospects and Problems

The Data & Society Research Institute, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and New America’s Open Technology Institute recently organized a conference on “Data & Civil Rights”. The organizers released a series of research briefs that summarize current
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2014 Innovating Pedagogy Report on Ed Tech Trends

The Open University (OU) has released the 2014 edition of its 'Innovating Pedagogy' report, the third edition of an annual educational technology trend report. While the timelines may remind you of  the Horizon Report, the methodology for gathering the trends
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Who Dat? It’s E-Learn 2014! Come, Learn, Share, Connect

The 19th annual E-Learn -- World Conference on E-Learning took place from October 27-30, 2014 in the sunny, warm and welcoming climate of the city of New Orleans. The conference attracted 670 participants from 60 different countries who enjoyed four
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Join AACE Today!

WHY JOIN AACE?   An AACE Individual Membership enables you to: Learn about the latest developments in your discipline(s). Gain professional recognition and make valuable contacts. Enhance your knowledge & skills through interaction with colleagues from around the world. Gain
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Publication Associate Editors & Journal Papers Needed

The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) seeks Associate Editors of the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE). For qualifications and application information, see: Call For Journal Associate Editors     Now taking submissions for all of
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NEW! AACE Conference Student Scholarships

As a non-profit organization, AACE offers scholarships to students to reduce the funds required so they may have the opportunity to participate in professional AACE conferences. Scholarship pays $500 toward travel expenses and fees for conference registration and all workshops.
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Social Media and the Classroom

Social Media and the Classroom Reprinted from Guide to Online Schools     Social media is a trend on the up and up, and it's still very unclear what long-term place it will have in our lives. However, if you
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