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9 Insightful Ways to Re-Purpose Old Content 

9 Insightful Ways to Re-Purpose Old Content  | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

Squeeze more traffic and conversions out of your old content with these 9 content hacks that can help you repurpose your content.


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Daniel Watson's curator insight, October 12, 1:26 AM

 

Once your business embraces content marketing as a key tool for lead generation, you will find yourself on the treadmill that is the process of feeding the content machine, and at some point you will struggle to find ideas for your next piece of content. Re-purposing old content is a great way to reduce the burden of creating content on a consistent basis. This article identifies nine ways that you can take content you have previously created, and turn it into fresh new content, without the level of effort required to produce new content from scratch.

Walter Gassenferth's curator insight, October 13, 5:56 AM

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Why the Next 10 Years of Educational Technologies will Smash the Last 10

Why the Next 10 Years of Educational Technologies will Smash the Last 10 | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

When you think about the advance of technology in society in the last decade, the progress has been phenomenal – just take a look at these examples to see how far we have come in such a short space of time. Now, think about education. Think about the technology in your school ten years ago – perhaps a computer suite with an unreliable bank of PC’s; CD-ROMs; discs; slow, irrelevant programs; staff scared of using IT; and so on.


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While consumers enjoy the 'fun' of many of these technologies -- education is where their applications will soar. #art #tech @techinthearts
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Monica Sulecio de Alvarez's curator insight, October 5, 10:07 AM
Los maestros empoderados para diseñar experiencias relevantes de aprendizaje.
Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, October 6, 2:11 AM
Think about the technology in your school ten years ago –
Daniel Collins's curator insight, October 20, 1:02 AM
An interesting look into the future of edtech
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The Complete Guide to Facebook Advertising

The Complete Guide to Facebook Advertising | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Social media has been found to be the most effective digital advertising channel for getting more impressions, clicks and conversions.
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, August 26, 3:25 AM

 

If you are convinced that marketing your business through paid advertising on Facebook will work for your business, but paid social media marketing is new to you, then this is a great guide to follow.

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7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios

7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Digital portfolios are something that are really starting to take off in schools. There are different software programs that will make “portfolios” easy to share, yet do we truly embrace the power that a digital portfolio can bring into our schools? Since it is “digital”, we need to go beyond a portfolio that only represents one year of learning, but can show the progression over time.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 18, 1:08 AM

Some interesting thoughts on portfolios

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, August 20, 5:19 AM
Quelques bonnes questions à se poser en cas d'utilisation d'un portofolio numérique.
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Tutte le acquisizioni in intelligenza artificiale da Google ad Apple in una timeline

Tutte le acquisizioni in intelligenza artificiale da Google ad Apple in una timeline | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Da Google ad Apple, ecco come i giganti fanno shopping tra le startup specializzate in tecnologie di intelligenza artificiale avanzata

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LEDs that communicate could create ‘smart’ environments

LEDs that communicate could create ‘smart’ environments | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Disney researchers have demonstrated that light bulbs can do more that just illuminate our rooms — they could communicate with each other, with objects and with the Internet, to create ‘smart’ environments.Transmitting

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The IoT is something all arts technologists need to consider adding to their world.  Beacons were a start.  Google Glass was interesting.  Disney is clearly moving into new arenas with RFID and now using light as a stream of information.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, September 20, 2015 9:16 PM

Disney researchers have demonstrated that light bulbs can do more that just illuminate our rooms — they could communicate with each other, with objects and with the Internet, to create ‘smart’ environments.   Transmitting signals via light is nothing new; Alexander Graham Bell showed that speech could be conveyed with light in the 1880s, years before speech was first transmitted via radio.   The Disney researchers, however, have created networking technology that makes it possible for LED lights not only to communicate with each other, but to do so in a way that is compatible with the Internet and its technical protocols.  Stefan Mangold, who heads Disney Research’s wireless research group, said these advances could give Visible Light Communication (VLC) an important role in the growing Internet of Things — the idea that objects can communicate with each other and share information to create smart environments.  “Communication with light enables a true Internet of Things as consumer devices that are equipped with LEDs but not radio links could be transformed into interactive communication nodes,” Mangold said.  “We’re not just talking about sensors, smartphones and appliances. This easily could include toys that have LEDs, creating an Internet of Toys in which toys can be accessed, monitored and acted on remotely,” Mangold said.

The researchers used off-the-shelf commercial LED light bulbs that they then modified so that they could send and receive visible light signals.   These modifications included a System-on-a-Chip running the Linux operating system, a VLC controller module with the protocol software and an additional power supply for the added electronics.  The researchers created software that makes the signals transmitted through this hardware compatible with Internet protocols.

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15 Super Smart Google Search Tricks

15 Super Smart Google Search Tricks | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

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Love lifehack!

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GestionBarrette's curator insight, August 22, 2014 6:46 AM

Usefull for any manager, ...  anyone using a computer in fact.  

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HP says Windows 7 is ‘Back by popular demand,’ gives Windows 8 the back seat

HP says Windows 7 is ‘Back by popular demand,’ gives Windows 8 the back seat | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Windows 7 and even Android systems are featured more prominently than Windows 8 machines. Oy.

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Makes sense for a standard / traditional non-touch interface.  As an iphone/ipad person, I find Android more intuitive, but I see Windows 8 on more dell laptops.  And soon Mozilla will enter the fray . . . 

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Artful.ly Gives Small Arts Organizations a Tech Boost - Digital Music News

Artful.ly Gives Small Arts Organizations a Tech Boost - Digital Music News | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Now, a solution to an overlooked problem: digital tools for independent arts organizations. Today, non-profit arts service Fractured Atlas has announced their new web-based software system, Artful.ly....

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MAM Presenting's curator insight, November 29, 2013 1:38 PM


Wasn't aware of this program provided by Fractured Atlas, but for small- to mid- sized arts organizations, why not give this free open-sourced Cloud-based ticketing/CRM a try? Depending on the usability of the program, claims to “give independent artists and small- and mid-size arts organizations the same technology and marketing power as major cultural institutions” may actually be valid.

With all of this technology available, I am left wondering if at some point in the future will there will be so many technologies and systems employed by numerous organizations that coordinating and syncing between the systems may be impossible? The next problem to solve for future generations?


-Dan

MAM Presenting's comment, November 30, 2013 3:45 PM
For small- to mid-sized arts organizations, an efficient tool could be a huge help. However I agree with Dan's concern on the coordination between too many different technologies and systems in the future. Also, people might need to balance the benefits new tech brings and the intangible costs of personnel training and organizational change. —Su
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21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates

21st Century Technology Skills Are a Core Competency for Today’s Graduates | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

Our students need to be comfortable with the information technologies that are inextricably linked to the 21st century skills the work place requires, and teachers need to help pave the way.


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Jean-Claude Domenjoz's curator insight, November 15, 2013 1:19 AM

Liste des compétences:

http://www.imls.gov/about/21st_century_skills_list.aspx

 

VISUAL LITERACY

Demonstrate the ability to interpret, recognize, appreciate, and understand information presented through visible actions, objects and symbols, natural or man-made

 

Peter Evans's curator insight, November 26, 2013 8:47 AM

I'd suggest a lot of the more innovative university programmes are already doing much of what is suggested here. One thing to emphasise is supporting students to use digital tools specifically for learning as they generally already know how to use these tools. In otherwords, while students may often be digitally competent, they are often less digitally literate in terms of learning processes. Also, what refer to PDAs - surely old tech?

Miep Carstensen's curator insight, December 1, 2013 11:14 PM

Sound advice for teachers to incorprate these core competencies in their teaching programmes.

 

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Quick Look at iOS 7 Features, Tricks, Top Apps & Download Links

Quick Look at iOS 7 Features, Tricks, Top Apps & Download Links | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Detailed summary of everything you need to know about ios 7 features, its tricks, top apps that run perfect on it and how to download ios 7 all in one post

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For allearly adopters.

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Osku Penttinen's curator insight, September 21, 2013 11:18 AM

I'm not sure where Apple is headed with their designs, but I'm holding back judgement on iOS 7 until I've had a few days to explore it and learn it. Tiaan Jonker provides some of her tech advice.

G Coleman's curator insight, September 22, 2013 2:05 AM

Just finished my download... we shall see... like the new icons.

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How PayPal's App Update Could Reinvent The Company

How PayPal's App Update Could Reinvent The Company | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
For the first time in 13 years, I'm excited about using PayPal.
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When all we need is a phone, we are making technology work for us (not just serve as a distraction toy) Yay!

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Google crunches data on munching in office

Google crunches data on munching in office | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Instead of relying on gut feelings, Internet giant collects hard numbers to learn about its staff’s eating habits.
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Data can add insight to many dimensions of work -- what if we used data and research (note it was a combination of many factors) to increase artist output/happiness in the workspace?
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Exploiting Infographics for Digital Literacy & Critical Thinking

Exploiting Infographics for Digital Literacy & Critical Thinking | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

This ebook was designed with English language teachers in mind but should have some value for any teacher who is interested in developing their students’ digital literacy and critical thinking skills.


The book contains a wide range of suggested activities for both the creation and exploitation of infographics in the classroom.
It also helps teachers with tips and advice on how to plan and create infographics and suggestions for which tools to use to produce different types of infographic.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 30, 5:38 AM

My latest ebook in the Digital Classrooms Series.

Ttoo2's curator insight, October 5, 11:39 AM
Infographics are such a great differentiated way for kids to show what they know.  
Susan Kelly's comment, October 14, 8:37 AM
Thanks. I'm eager to read this and wonder if you've included the BIg 6 Information Literacy Skills.
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How to Make Yourself Write an Entire Blog Article Every Single Day

How to Make Yourself Write an Entire Blog Article Every Single Day | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

Blogging is an essential part of my business, and I can tell you firsthand how difficult it can be. 


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All true.  Writing is hard but writing is essential for content generation.  Writing can take many forms (video, audio, etc.) but it is a mental pursuit to find the structure and meaning you intend to convey.
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, September 8, 6:41 PM

 

If you have set up a blog for your business, either on your website or as a stand-alone endeavour, you need to feed the beast with regular blogs. This can be easier said than done, especially after the initial enthusiasm has waned, and ideas for posts are harder and harder to find. Advice from successful bloggers can be most useful if you have hit such hurdles, and this article provides great pointers on how to maintain a regular schedule of blog posts.

Walter Gassenferth's curator insight, September 16, 3:05 PM
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18 Free Tools for Analysing Social Media Activity

18 Free Tools for Analysing Social Media Activity | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

If you’re interested in tracking a social media audience, you can find plenty of help with a variety of free social media analytics tools. 


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#arts Free usually isn't free but worth investigating if you are looking for insight
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, August 24, 11:42 PM

 

Social media marketing is rapidly becoming a mainstream activity for both small and large businesses. In order to determine whether or not you are getting a decent return on your time and effort, you need access to a wide range of social media analytic tools. Fortunately, many are available and this excellent article highlights 18 social media analytic tools, most of which are totally free or offer a less features free offering.

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Thats sweet
Anuj Saxena's curator insight, October 6, 7:47 AM
You need to analyse your every effort you put into marketing, each action should be evaluated to from next move, here are the tools to do the same.
 
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Harvard's Michael Porter and PTC CEO Summarize the Impact of IoT on Companies

Harvard's Michael Porter and PTC CEO Summarize the Impact of IoT on Companies | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is changing more than products, it's changing companies' operations and organizational structure too.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 21, 2015 2:04 PM

#IoT #Connected #Devices #SmartDevices

Richard Platt's curator insight, September 21, 2015 2:39 PM

5 Videos explain the different elements that Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter and PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann see with regards to the IoT and it's impact on firms.  Important stuff to comprehend.  For instance: 

Making the Transition: “For many companies, the change from the traditional manufacturing model, to this new world of smart, connected products is a daunting organizational transformation,” says Heppelmann in his fifth video.  Yet there are techniques companies can use to make the transition, he advises. One is to form a cross functional steering committee that oversees a smart, connected products program, or initiative. Another is to form a center of excellence by drafting talent from different parts of the business to develop best practices for the broader organization. Another is the formation of a new business unit so that other business units that can then retain a strong focus on the traditional aspects of the business.

“These are all transition techniques, probably all temporary techniques, on the path to some new normal that could be years down the road by the time a company really masters where they’re going,” concludes Heppelmann 


Definitely review all of the videos

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Virtual Reality Still Has 5 Big Problems to Overcome

Virtual Reality Still Has 5 Big Problems to Overcome | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Despite all of the hype surrounding the recent surge in virtual reality products, there are many challenges that still need to be addressed before VR goes mainstream.

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Virtual Reality has a lot of potential but seems to be hung up in the VC and pro-sumer category.  The content available is thin and the barrier to entry for users is financially significant for a basic consumer pattern.  The health concerns are also concerning.  HD TV didn't have this many things stacked against it and it never really made it. It will be interesting to see how things develop.
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 12, 1:00 AM

Doesn't seem to mention Google Cardboard.

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Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Managing the digital classroom - Using a backchannel

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Managing the digital classroom - Using a backchannel | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

If you are working in a classroom where your students have internet connected devices, either through wifi or their mobile phone, using a backchannel can have a transformative impact on the way you can use technology with your students.

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Arts education is digital as well -- take advantage of some of these standard tools.

 

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, September 21, 2015 3:51 AM

You might also be interested in the session I presented a few years back: http://www.slideshare.net/kimbowa/reclaim-the-backchannel-as-a-learning-channel

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 27, 2015 5:05 PM

Great article with some useful resources to create a backchannel in your class. 

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10 Secret Features Hidden In Your Mac

10 Secret Features Hidden In Your Mac | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
Use these simple tips and tricks for your Mac to perform intuitive shortcuts and make your life easier.

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Andy Britnell's curator insight, July 21, 2014 5:23 AM

I knew a few of these but didn't know how to produce 's !!

Thierry Benchetrit's curator insight, July 25, 2014 7:52 AM

http://techneb.com/shop/ boutique du gadget et du cadeau techno 

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10 Powerful Online Business Tools

10 Powerful Online Business Tools | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

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I love Trello. Is anyone out there using Buffer?

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Tooliers's curator insight, January 10, 2014 9:36 AM

@michaelhyat.com 

Tia Ribary's curator insight, January 12, 2014 3:38 PM

Apps and online tools can make your more efficient, for sure! If you're looking to discover a few for 2014, here is a great start. I've used a few myself. Take a look and see if one of these would make a difference in your business.

Marcellus Maxximus's curator insight, January 13, 2014 2:16 AM

I read this one because I thought it would kinda go along with the ways to make your business site better. Theses tools make your online site more productive. 

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Cybertainment: Warhol Museum, artists network plan online classes

Cybertainment: Warhol Museum, artists network plan online classes | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
The Andy Warhol Museum and artists network Tenlegs will offer a series of online courses devoted to Warhol and his work.
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education, gaming, and authoring -- all areas that are increasingly affecting arts organizations.
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Pinterest Announces Rich Pins for Articles

Pinterest Announces Rich Pins for Articles | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

So now, if you're a brand that wants to take advantage of Pinterest but finds original visual content too high a resource investment for you to make, you don't have to be left out of the Pinterest game. You can pin, say ... those awesome blog articles you're always writing!

 

The article pins will now include critical information in a more prominent fashion that helps your written content get traction, including

- Story Headline

- Author Name

- Description of the Story (like your meta description)

- Source URL

 

Now you might be saying to yourself, "Self, I used to pin my articles on Pinterest, anyway." Well, good for you for being scrappy -- but now those pins will look waaaay better. The biggest difference? The images will be bigger, and critical information like your meta data is displayed more prominently....


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pinterest joins the scoop-it and evernote clan!

 

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Lalita Krishna's curator insight, September 30, 2013 10:12 AM

I've used Pinterest for images but this is interesting. 

Two Pens's curator insight, September 30, 2013 1:54 PM

Visual content still rules, but Pint is bowing to word pressure to make context more available. Helpful.

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Let's Stop Focusing on Shiny Gadgets and Start Using Tech to Empower People | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Let's Stop Focusing on Shiny Gadgets and Start Using Tech to Empower People | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it
In the simple reframing from technology to empowerment of people, I believe there’s something everyone one of us -- whether designer, programmer, entrepreneur, investor, teacher, student, parent, or child -- can learn from Red.
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A way in for the art-oriented, techno-phobes in the world?

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Mobilizing Knowledge to Create Convenient Learning Moments

Mobilizing Knowledge to Create Convenient Learning Moments | Arts Management and Technology | Scoop.it

Chunks, bits and short modules make learning more manageable and easier to integrate into long-term memory. Long classroom or web-based training courses may accomplish the function of training, but rarely achieve desired retention rates. Instead of just dumping information on the learner, employees are expecting the content to be easy to find, relevant and digestible in the way their brains process information.


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Arts education that utilizes technology can take a similar approach. Acknowledging your audience's attention span is the first step :-)

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tracey morgan's curator insight, September 5, 2013 5:24 PM

Think about how much information you are trying to take in. Maybe it is too much in one go.

Guillermo Pérez's curator insight, September 6, 2013 11:41 AM

Más allá de enseñar, está el reto de crear situaciones y ambientes propicias para el aprendizaje.

Whitequest's curator insight, October 15, 2013 5:13 AM

Have a look at "tracking user performance to improve the program".