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This Week in EdTech – Jan. 29, 2016

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Welcome back to This Week in EdTech, our weekly series of what’s new in the world of education, edtech, and teaching and learning from around the world.

New Game Could Help Students Become Better Learners

A new educational game from the University of Southern California helps harness students’ motivation, and in turn, enables them to become better learners.

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The 2016 Inside Higher Ed Survey of Chief Academic Officers

This year’s survey of Chief Academic Officers reports that a majority of colleges and universities are now awarding some competency-based credits.

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Building a Successful and Strategic Long-Term Hi-Po Game

How can organizations build a learning strategy that will prepare up-and-coming leaders for a future of innovation and change? Here are four steps you’ll need to consider.

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The Responsibility of Schools of Education in Preparing Teachers to Teach with Tech

Education technology is here to stay, and will continue to play a significant role in our classrooms. How do we train instructors and teachers to use technology to its full potential?

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Learning a New Language in Virtual Reality

Learning a new language is difficult, especially when the learner doesn’t have exposure to the language in real-world settings. The recent accessibility of virtual reality to consumers can help bring experience-based education to language learners, anywhere.

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Education Around the World

Send More Students to FE Instead of University, Says OECD

A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recommends England increase its enrollment in Further Education (FE) to address the skills gap, while saving money.

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6 Ways Tech Culture Is Being Transformed in Education

Senior IT leaders from Australian universities discuss how education is changing, and how their departments have had to adapt to these changes.

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New African Higher Education Harmonisation Initiative

A new initiative plans to create a globally competitive African higher education consortium, with quality assurance and accreditation from European partners.

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