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Article Plus 5 – August 2016

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How do novice and experienced teachers approach teaching and learning with technology? What can you learn to make it easier to incorporate technology into your teaching? Read this article where the authors surveyed novice and experienced Pharmacy teachers in Sweden over a 10-year time span. Their results highlight how educators of various experience levels adapt to teaching results and could show methods to use when creating professional development activities to support better use of ed tech.

Article specifics: Englund, C., Olofsson, A.D., Price, L. (2016) Teaching with technology in higher education: understanding conceptual change and development in practice. Higher Education Research & Development, 1-15. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2016.1171300 .

Plus 5

Five other links to ed-tech resources or issues that you may be interested in:

  1. Higher-Ed Edtech Conferences you need to know. List created April 2016.  – from EdSurge
  2. Take a step inside the classroom of tomorrow , covers artificial intelligence and virtual reality as they may apply to future education. – from Techradar
  3. Personalize learning through big data . Big data is a trending term, and this article explains how it may be used to personalize learning. – from EContent
  4. What do academics really think of adaptive learning? Covers Oregon State University’s survey taken Spring 2016. – from EdSurge
  5. Why academics stink at writing (2014) Older article, still relevant to those wanting to improve their own writing. – from Chronicle of Higher Ed
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