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Cardiff Online Resource for Teaching Excellence (CORTEX) is an internal project to promote and support the development and adoption of learning technology within the Cardiff University School of Medicine.
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The Ultimate Checklist for Using Video in e-Learning - eLearning Industry

The Ultimate Checklist for Using Video in e-Learning - eLearning Industry | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to be a movie star? Here’s your excuse to bust out that inner screen star-research has shown that visually demonstrating a new skill or behavior can be an important and effective instructional technique. Adding live-action video enhances your e-Learning content by showing your learners how to perform new tasks and providing a human element that can be lost in animated scenarios.
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The Different Levels of Boredom in eLearning Content

The Different Levels of Boredom in eLearning Content | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
The problem of boring eLearning won’t go away simply by avoiding it. You have to acknowledge it first before you can solve it. Here’s how.
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Critical Thinking Skills

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Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.

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10 Careless Mistakes That Will Totally Ruin Your eLearning

10 Careless Mistakes That Will Totally Ruin Your eLearning | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
If you are not paying attention to details and are making careless mistakes in eLearning this post is for you.
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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads | The Upside Learning Blog

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads | The Upside Learning Blog | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
List of 15 Authoring Tools For Enabling Your eLearning For iPads. These tools also help you convert your legacy eLearning content for delivery to iPads & tablets.
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Blackboard Announces New MOOC Platform - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Why adding interactive activities is important for e-learning.

Why adding interactive activities is important for e-learning. | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
By Maresa Molloy, Instructional Designer at Aurion Learning. At Aurion Learning, our experience tells us that one of the best ways to guarantee learner interest and retention is through the appropr...
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A few benefits of including formative exercises in e-learning

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Best Practices: Using Video in E-Learning

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The following article is intended to expand on the idea of video by giving tips and examples of best practices for using video in e-Learning.
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Some general tips for using video for learning

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5 Ways To Really Connect With Online Students - Edudemic

5 Ways To Really Connect With Online Students - Edudemic | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
In this world of increased online education, it's important for students and instructors to really know how to connect with online students.
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Building Scenarios for E-Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog

Building Scenarios for E-Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
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Scenario-based content

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Get Your Badges While Learning About Social Media and Medicine! Play With Us!

Get Your Badges While Learning About Social Media and Medicine! Play With Us! | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
The world's first free, curriculum-based, social media course for medical students was just launched a few days ago. The Social MEDia Course offers 16 important topics with post-tests and some gami...
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Scientific Serious Games: Power Of Research Expanded | SERIOUS ...

Scientific Serious Games: Power Of Research Expanded | SERIOUS ... | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it

A virtual patient receives initially a basic examination. Based on the results, further tests such as x-rays can be done to make a correct diagnosis possible. Dependent on the diagnosis, players are prompted with appropriate ...

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Using Video in e-Learning: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know

Using Video in e-Learning: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
Not that long ago using videos in e-learning was pretty prohibitive due to the costs associated with it. Fast forward a few years and with everyone having access to video-cameras on their smartphon...
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Web-Based Tools to Create Free Infographics

Web-Based Tools to Create Free Infographics | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
Now days you must be seeing many big websites and companies releasing Infographics daily to show their company data or to do an analysis. Infographics has become a good way to express your data inf...
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Gamification In Elearning: WHAT, WHY And HOW?

Gamification In Elearning: WHAT, WHY And HOW? | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
Get to know what, when and how integration of game elements into eLearning can make the learning process an engaging one.Read more ›
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How to Prevent Cheating in Online Courses | LearnDash

How to Prevent Cheating in Online Courses | LearnDash | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
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Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of profes (Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning by @cpappas on @slideshare


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Free Technology for Teachers: DropTask - Visual Task Management for Individuals and Groups

Free Technology for Teachers: DropTask - Visual Task Management for Individuals and Groups | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it

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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool
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Article discussing benefits of scoopit for educators and learners

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How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy - Edudemic

How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy - Edudemic | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
There's a new pyramid that details how the best web tools fit into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. It's a must-see for all teachers and students alike!
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4 Guaranteed Ways to Make Your eLearning Courses Worth Taking

4 Guaranteed Ways to Make Your eLearning Courses Worth Taking | CORTEX Resources | Scoop.it
It’s easy to create eLearning content. But to create an eLearning course that resonates with your learners? That’s not easy.
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Digital Storytelling 101

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How to leverage technology and storytelling to create learning that sticks.

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Be Learning's curator insight, July 2, 2013 2:22 AM

Let’s face it. In this evolving learning space, we are all trying to do the same thing. We are trying to connect with our learners, give our participants an immersive experience to entertain them, teach them, and entice the change ‘ninja’ in them. We are trying to ensure information retention and facilitate a consistent transfer of knowledge.

 

Technology and storytelling together help us do all of that—and more. And as learning technology evolves, so will the way we tell stories.