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ELI Podcast: 7 Things Anniversary
September 16, 2013

In this podcast, ELI Director Malcolm Brown celebrates the one hundredth issue of the 7 Things You Should Know About publication. His guests include EDUCAUSE President and CEO Diana Obl…

7 Things You Should Know About LTI
August 2, 2013

Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) is an open specification from the IMS Global Learning Consortium that is designed to enable plug-and-play integration of educational applications…

ELI Podcast: Intelligent Tutoring
August 28, 2013

Ken Koedinger is a professor at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie-Mellon University. In this interview with ELI Director Malcolm Brown, Ken discusses intelligent …

7 Things You Should Know About Intelligent Tutoring Systems
July 9, 2013

An intelligent tutoring system is computer software designed to simulate a human tutor’s behavior and guidance. Because these systems are able to interpret complex student responses and…

ELI Podcast: Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI)
August 8, 2013

  Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) is an open specification from the IMS Global Learning Consortium designed to enable plug-and-play integration of educational applications into a campus…

ELI Podcast: Emerging Issues around MOOCs
July 26, 2013

A MOOC is a model of educational delivery that is, to varying degrees, massive, open, online, and a course. In this podcast with Phil Hill and Michael Feldstein , educational technology co…

7 Things You Should Know About MOOCs II
June 11, 2013

A MOOC is a model of educational delivery that is, to varying degrees, massive, open, online, and a course. Most MOOCs are structured similar to traditional online higher education course…

7 Things You Should Know About Connected Learning
May 9, 2013

Higher education is entering a new, evolutionary phase defined by connections between everything and everyone . Connected learning is rooted in the active participation of students, instruct…

7 Things You Should Know About Makerspaces
April 9, 2013

A makerspace is a physical location where people gather to share resources and knowledge, work on projects, network, and build. Makerspaces provide tools and working room in a community environ…

7 Things You Should Know About Video Communication
March 11, 2013

A growing list o f communication tools takes advantage of the proliferation of personal computing devices that feature video cameras , allowing users to easily engage in synchronous vid…