As teachers and students browse the Internet, they often find websites, articles and videos they want to share. However, finding those resources again is often a challenge, as it is nearly impossible to keep all of those links organized. Social bookmarking tools make the process of finding, organizing and sharing online resources much easier, and can also be put to use in a variety of ways within the classroom. We have handpicked some of the best social bookmarking tools for educators to organize their online resources.
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En esta nueva edición la revista Innovaciones educativas presenta trabajos que relacionan dos conceptos claves en el contexto de la docencia: la educación a distancia y la calidad.
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"Creating an eBook online is no rocket science and anyone with the rudimentary knowledge of how to use internet can get his/her eBook up and viral in a couple of minutes provided the content part of it is already written in a word document. I find the typing and editing part the most difficult stage in this process; however, if you just want to set up a short ebook for your students then that would not take you much time.
Just a couple of weeks ago I shared here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a list of great apps to use to create eBooks on iPad and I received several emails following that post and some of you asked for tutorials on this topic. Here is one of my favorite tutorials on how to create an eBook on iPad that I always recommend to my fellow teachers. Check it out below and share with us what you think of it. Enjoy"
“ Old-school educators may feel intimidated by the new trends involved in the classroom, but that should only challenge them to make their classes more interesting for the students.”
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Before the internet existed, humans had a very different concept of what “knowledge” was, says researcher David Weinberger. This concept was defined by the physical properties of the dominant medium for sharing information back then—paper—and the limitations it placed on this process. For instance, we’ve tended to think of knowledge as something that was orderly: organized neatly into chapters and books, and sorted on shelves in the library according to a rigorous classification system. We understood it as something that was filtered, with writers, editors, publishers, and curators making conscious decisions about what to include and what to leave out.
Esta sí que es una predicción realizada por Bill Gates, que recoge Chronicle of higher education: “Las universidades presenciales son mejores para las fiestas, pero cada vez van a ser menos importantes para el aprendizaje.
See on Scoop.it – E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup) It can be hard to keep up with the ever-growing list of free educational sites out there, much less distinguish which ones will best…… See on www.teachthought.com.
Ando preparando una sesión de Social Media sobre marketing de contenidos para una importante empresa y recopilando estudios de actualidad al respecto, más allá de las tendencias 2013 que dejábamos hace unas semanas y el interesante estudio sobre la Sociedad de la Información 2013 de hace unos días. He encontrado el estudio de Nielsen social media 2012 del que extraer datos de actualidad...