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17 fantastically useful tools for content writers and bloggers

17 fantastically useful tools for content writers and bloggers | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it
Writing requires discipline, focus, talent, sacrifice and a thick skin, so I have no idea how I’ve managed to survive this long without my editor noticing my fundamental lack of these skills.

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It's difficult to keep up with all of the new tools for content/learning development.  Here are some more for consideration.

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Alex Rich's curator insight, March 17, 2015 1:37 PM

Ditto ... Writing is not for wimps 8-)

Red The Writer's curator insight, March 18, 2015 10:33 AM

Fantastic resource! All in one place. 

Texxlady's curator insight, June 2, 2015 1:38 PM

Writing requires discipline, focus, talent, sacrifice and a thick skin, so I have no idea how I’ve managed to survive this long without my editor noticing my fundamental lack of these skills.

What I do have though is an awesome arsenal of tools and web applications that help paper over any cracks in my expertise.

From idea generation, to writing without distraction, to creating jargon-free copy, these 17 tools should also help you improve your own craft and hopefully stop you from banging your head against the keyboard for too long.

For when inspiration is lacking…
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Learning analytics: what types of product are available? | Learning Innovation

Learning analytics: what types of product are available? | Learning Innovation | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

Every educational institution wants its learners to reach their full potential.  Learning analytics can help us to measure and predict student success using data relating to engagement, grades, retention, graduation and employability.  But what products are out there to enable institutions to improve on the indicators of success, and to help visualise and analyse the increasing amounts of data being collected around our students? How well do the various tools facilitate interventions with learners and help us to monitor the effectiveness of those interventions?


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From the article:  "Learning analytics can help us to measure and predict student success using data relating to engagement, grades, retention, graduation and employability.  But what products are out there... ?"

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10 Online Tools to Create Infographics

10 Online Tools to Create Infographics | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

Infographics have become extremely popular online tools to create a compelling visualization by conveying a message much more effectively than a stand alone written article or photo.  

They must be well-designed and appealing to the eye; these 10 online tools below will aid you in creating infographics to champion your cause and convey a visual message...


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The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

"Formative assessment, as we have agreed elsewhere, is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning ..."

Today’s meetSocrativeInfuse LearningiClickerPoll EverywhereMentimeterGedditPlicker

 

 


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From the article:  "Formative assessment... is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning."  Some useful tools are shared if you have a need to develop these assessments yourself.

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Jennifer Meka's curator insight, February 26, 2015 11:52 AM

We'll be offering more Poll Everywhere workshops in the future so you can learn how to use this great tool!

 

TodaysMeet is a great way for participants to share questions, reactions, and feedback during presentations, lectures, etc.

Lindsay Sprague's curator insight, March 9, 2015 10:50 AM

I love Socrative, but didn't know about the rest.  Getting answers through here could be great!

Kristie's curator insight, March 10, 2015 9:25 AM

Web tools to use for formative assessments other than survey monkey.

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5 Web Tools to Create Awesome Digital Newspapers for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Web Tools to Create Awesome Digital Newspapers for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

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7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Contemporary Learning Design | Scoop.it

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systerwoody's curator insight, April 9, 2013 4:59 PM

Visual Aids support independent learning.

Michelle Spallone's curator insight, April 10, 2013 8:55 AM

These are great sites.  Collabrative learning is growing.

Audrey Nay's curator insight, April 12, 2013 11:29 PM

Good variety of tools for students and staff to use and collaborate with.