Entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman articulates why individuals and companies who do not take intelligent risks will eventually marginalize themselves over time. Hoffman also describes the importance of holding and testing contrarian views.
Matterhorn is a free, open-source platform to support the management of educational audio and video content. Institutions will use Matterhorn to produce lecture recordings, manage existing video, serve designated distribution channels, and provide user interfaces to engage students with educational videos.
Free ESL video quizzes for ESL students. Free quiz builder for ESL Teachers.
Make your own video quizzes or choose from the many graded quizzes that have alreadybeen created. The quiizes can be embedded in your blog or wiki and learners can send their results so some kind of tracking is also possible.
The key to a professional, impactful and clear presentation is the preparation. Steve Bavister, presenting expert with Speak First, discusses this vitally im...
The speaker suggests moving away from being overly preoccupied with content and instead using a more explicit consideration of the objectives (e.g. influence, inform, convince, etc.) as a starting point for preparing a presentation.
Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that I recently learned about on Danny Nicholson's blog. Using Blubbr you can create interactive quizzes that are based on YouTube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything of your choosing. The structure of the quizzes has a viewer watch a short clip then answer a multiple choice question about the clip. Viewers know right away if they chose the correct answer or not.
I think this kind of tool can be really beneficial for creating flipped learning or video orientated learning as the speaker can guide learners to various learning resources on the web. They can also embed visual support for language learners such as text and images and even write over the video as though it were a whiteboard.
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Top tips from presentation expert Steve Bavister, who is a trainer with communication skills company Speak First. Just what do you do with your hands when yo...
Parts of this can be played without the speaker's comments to elicit comment from the learners to see what they already know/think about body language or to see what the cultural differences may be. The speaker can then be used to confirm or generate further discussion.