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7 Ways to Be An Ally to the Disability Community

7 Ways to Be An Ally to the Disability Community | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
This post offers ideas for those of you that want to be an ally to the disability community, but are not sure how to do it.
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It’s about reaching out and standing up for things that may not be comfortable to stand up for.
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Accessibility

Accessibility | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Every Apple device is built with powerful assistive technology, making them accessible to everyone.
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"The most powerful technology in the world is technology that everyone, including people with disability, can use". Integrating universal design principles in an inclusive way when designing educational experiences is therefore essential to afford all students opportunities to reach their full potential.
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Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education
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3 Easy Ways to Record Educational Screencasts Using Your iPad

3 Easy Ways to Record Educational Screencasts Using Your iPad | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
In today’s post, I am sharing with you some interesting tips I learned from  Jonathan Wylie   to help you record your iPad screen an
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Pathbrite Provides E-Portfolios For All Learners - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - Assessment, BlendedLearning, eportfolio, Highered, lifelong learning, PBL

Pathbrite Provides E-Portfolios For All Learners - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - Assessment, BlendedLearning, eportfolio, Highered, lifelong learning, PBL | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Even though e-portfolios are a natural fit for higher ed, the idea and the tools are quickly trickling down to high school age and even younger because they are great for goal setting as well as recognizing and recording the competencies students...
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Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations | Visual.ly

Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations | Visual.ly | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual propert
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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FE RESEARCH - Range of OER LearningWheel.pdf

FE RESEARCH - Range of OER LearningWheel.pdf | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it

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westsydublt's curator insight, June 8, 7:16 PM
A nice visual representation of research/library OERs which applicable in many contexts
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10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students

10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Step by Step Guide on How to Find Flickr CC Licensed Images to Use in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Step by Step Guide on How to Find Flickr CC Licensed Images to Use in Class | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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10 Insanely Advanced Technologies That We Can Expect to See Within this Century | TrendinTech

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reword - The tool to help end online bullying.

Words can hurt. Words can be changed. Like a spellchecker, reword picks up potential insults online and prompts you to make a better choice.
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Five tips for responding to someone who isn’t ‘OK’

Five tips for responding to someone who isn’t ‘OK’ | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
It takes courage to ask simply and directly, ‘Are you OK?’, if concerned about someone's mental health.
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World Mental Health Day is on 10 October. Knowing how to best support someone who is experiencing a difficult time can open up conversations and help people to be heard.
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Using QR Codes to Build a Classroom Audio Library

Using QR Codes to Build a Classroom Audio Library | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
QR codes can be used to turn the books in your class library into audiobooks, which can help guide your students to their personal literacy goals.
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12 Budget-Friendly Video Editing Apps You Can Use For Social Video

12 Budget-Friendly Video Editing Apps You Can Use For Social Video | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Get ahead of the social video game with 12 of the best and cheapest video editing apps. We go over the most popular video editing apps for Android and iOS.
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Embed your Photospheres in your blog/webpage

Embed your Photospheres in your blog/webpage | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Update 21/1/2016: Jim Popenoe just posted that Google have made some
progress updating Google Maps and it's now possible to embed Photospheres
without requiring Javascript or an API key.
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Use Google's photo sphere app to create visuals for your classrooms/labs
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A New Wonderful Wheel on SAMR and Bloom's Digital Taxonomy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Wonderful Wheel on SAMR and Bloom's Digital Taxonomy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, June 19, 12:04 PM
This is a nice integration of ideas - SAMR needs more peer reviewed research.  No doubt the tools will be out of date quickly but the underlying skills are what are important.  
Tammy Graham's curator insight, June 20, 9:54 PM
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westsydublt's curator insight, June 21, 9:42 PM
Blooms meets SAMR
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Google's 3 Rules For Designing Virtual Reality

Google's 3 Rules For Designing Virtual Reality | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 1, 2:20 AM

 

Mark Wilson:  "Google has spent the past year running experiments in VR. Here's what the company has learned about what you can and can't do."

Fausto Cantu's curator insight, June 2, 2:31 PM
Las tres reglas de Google para diseñar VR
westsydublt's curator insight, June 5, 11:59 PM
with #virtualreality coming over the event horizon faster than a locomotive, we will need to build spaces and interactions that are immersive and cognitively challenging. google's 3 rules are a great place to start: let people do stuff, don't make it too real, don't let users stray too far from the core purpose. #vr101 and well worth the read :)
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Freepik - Free Graphic resources for everyone

Freepik - Free Graphic resources for everyone | Blended Learning in Higher Ed | Scoop.it
More than a million free vectors, PSD, photos and free icons. Exclusive freebies and all graphic resources that you need for your projects
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