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The Best Apps Available for Education


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THE BEST APPS AVAILABLE FOR EDUCATION

žAs technology is changing so frequently it is essential, especially in education, to keep up to date with these changes whether you are a student or a teacher. With the use of ipads, tablets and laptops becoming more popular within the use of lecture halls and classroom so too are the apps available for education.

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žBEST EDUCATION APPS AVAILABLE  AMONGST STUDENTS AND TEACHERS.
 Many education apps are structured in ways to provide an easy way of communication between the teacher and the pupil, some of these apps may be new and others you may have come across in the past but as research has shown some of the best educational apps include:
  • ‘EVERNOTE’ This   is an app which is created for the purpose of sharing work between teachers and students  through note sharing, word processing, photos and audio recordings.
  • ‘CLASS DOJO’…

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the MOOC becomes self-aware


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Is technology, in MOOC form, going to be the Skynet of higher education, leading to the subordination of the professoriate to the machines? All of a sudden, doom is on everyone’s lips with the jumping on board the Coursera train of a platoon of top universities, and we all wonder where it’s heading at breakneck speed. Questions about the need for a large cadre of full-time faculty, the numbers of which have already been dwindling through competition with the growing administrative demand for adjuncts, are understandably making those of us who teach a little uneasy. Visions of universities without walls are shifting to visions of universities without faculty, or maybe only a few elite, star faculty who phone in their course content in recorded video chunks and leave the course management to . . . well, to whom does that chore fall?

Pick your favorite science fiction metaphor to characterize…

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