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One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning ...

One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning ... | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Yes. It is true that Mindflash makes it a ton easier to develop, publish, and distribute e-learning courses. In fact, the way Mindflash is designed, you can.
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Check out the Gagne nine events of instruction checklist, with ideas on how to implement each step..

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The 6 Most Misunderstood Myths About Mobile Learning

The 6 Most Misunderstood Myths About Mobile Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

There are so many (aggravating!) myths surrounding mobile learning.

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Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths

Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
With delivery of instruction, one size does not fit all. John McCarthy launches his differentiated instruction series by busting three common myths about DI.
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5 Questions to ask Yourself Before Developing an E-learning course

5 Questions to ask Yourself Before Developing an E-learning course | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Ask yourself different questions before you deliver an effective eLearning course, know what are those questions in this blog.
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Looking for Online Professional Development? New Courses by PLP

Looking for Online Professional Development? New Courses by PLP | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

 

The PLP Network 8 new courses to kick off your summer and school year!

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Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...

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Even if you're familiar with giving online presentations-this article points out differences from presenting face-to-face, that you need to be aware of.

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As more faculty move to the "flipped classroom" approach, incorporating these tips keeps the video presentations - whether done with or without Prezi - interesting for the audience.

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Good advice/ideas!

Elena Perrouin's curator insight, July 11, 1:11 AM

In today's connected world we're more and more often brought to communicate "virtually", a few tips how to make it a bit more engaging

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20 NEW facts about Flipped Learning in higher ed

20 NEW facts about Flipped Learning in higher ed | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
As with all types of popular learning models that have the potential to be nothing more than a flash in the pan, it’s important to conduct thorough research on the model’s real potential.
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Hmmm..faculty at larger institutions plan to use Graduate students to assist with flipping their classrooms..must be nice!

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Making eLearning more engaging for your learners vs 'click next '

Making eLearning more engaging for your learners  vs 'click next ' | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

 

If computer games are the most popular form of entertainment and the 'click next' eLearning model is ineffective how do we identify the most popular way to learn?

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5 Tips to Make your ELearning a Success

5 Tips to Make your ELearning a Success | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
This info graphic help you with the tips to make eLearning a success.
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How The World Really Connects To The Internet

How The World Really Connects To The Internet | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The internet: Not just for first world countries anymore. While high speed, broadband access may be much more ubiquitous in more developed countries, internet infrastructure and broadband connectivity is much more widespread than you may be aware of.
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The haves and have nots..be  thankful for what you have that others can only dream of..

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On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes

On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Scientists have come a long way in understanding how the brain generates creative ideas. Their work can inform classroom structures if educators want to inspire more creativity in students.
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Standardized testing doesn't quite cut it..

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Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems

Smallpdf.com - A Free Solution to all your PDF Problems | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Smallpdf - the platform that makes it super easy to convert and edit all your PDF files. Solving all your PDF problems in one place - and yes, 100% free.
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I need an easy way to split pdfs..so I'm giving this tool a whirl!

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Enabling Students to Acquire Ownership of Learning – One Teacher’s Collaborative Approach

Enabling Students to Acquire Ownership of Learning – One Teacher’s Collaborative Approach | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Professor Lorraine Mastracchio is the Senior Chairperson of Faculty and Curricula at The College of Westchester, where she teaches Office Technologies courses. Professor Mastracchio recently shared a great story about how she incorporated a collaborative assignment into one of her courses and how it positioned students to take further ownership of their learning.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 tips for online course design

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 tips for online course design | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
According to recent studies, blended and fully-online courses are reaching almost every college and university in the country, with students craving more flexible and personalized learning.
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7 ways humans are critical to online learning

7 ways humans are critical to online learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Online courses that are credit-bearing hold incredible promise for high school and college students eager for flexible schedules and a cheaper education alternative; but as one study shows, it’s the skilled human element part of blended learning that offers the maximum benefits.
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In other words-our online students need instructors who are facilitators and curators, who provide feedback and support for their online students.

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How to Make your E-learning Courses More Memorable?

How to Make your E-learning Courses More Memorable? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
This blog post shares insights on how to make your eLearning courses more memorable.
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Working with images in Google Docs, Slides and Drawings just got easier!

Working with images in Google Docs, Slides and Drawings just got easier! | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Working with images in Google Docs, Slides and Drawings just got easier with two new features

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Two Common Visual Design Mistakes in Online Training | - Mindflash

Two Common Visual Design Mistakes in Online Training | - Mindflash | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
When I talk about visual design in online training, I talk about simple things a designer can do to lay out a slide so that it makes the most of evidenced-based instructional design techniques that maximize learning.
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Sometimes less is more..less text, more graphics.

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5 great platforms for online learning (via MOOC's)

5 great platforms for online learning (via MOOC's) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
There is no denying that online learning has become popular in recent years. Advocates of this alternative educational experience argue that its rise in popularity is closely linked to soaring higher ed tuition costs.
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I've tried Coursera and Canvas.net, but I'm still not a fan of long videos (30-60 minutes)..thank goodness for transcripts!

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WiPoint HD - Make HD video presentation & photo slideshow

WiPoint HD - Make HD video presentation & photo slideshow | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Create HIGH DEFINITION professional video presentations with this feature rich video presentation creator. With WiPoint HD create, save and re-edit your presentations with ease. Add slides background from our selection or from your own photo library or camera. Add background music! Instantly share...


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Check out this presentation app for making slideshows, video presentations and tutorials while it is still free. For iPad users.

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I have not tried these tools but I intend to give them a try. They seem interesting.

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Best Tools For Conducting Polls During Live Presentations

Best Tools For Conducting Polls During Live Presentations | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Nothing makes a presentation more interesting for an audience than to engage them in the discussion about the topic being discussed.  One of the best ways to engage an audience is to conduct Live polls to acquire feedback.
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A National Study of Theories and Their Importance for Faculty Development for Online Teaching

This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information about their practices for faculty development for online teaching and particularly the content and training activities used during 2011-2012.

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Learning styles are still emphasized by many of these institutions..for online faculty training...

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For Students, the Importance of Doing Work That Matters

For Students, the Importance of Doing Work That Matters | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
If our students look at the work we’re asking them to do today and say “It doesn’t matter,” we’re missing a huge opportunity to help them become the learners they now need to be. (What if work assigned outside school impacted on the world?
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6 ways to make digital content universally accessible | eSchool News

6 ways to make digital content universally accessible | eSchool News | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Digital content has the power to transform education, but it must be accessible for students of all abilities.
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July 2014 MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates)

July 2014 MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Discover 800+ Fee MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by great universities -- Harvard, Stanford. MIT, etc. Most offer certificates..

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Copyright for educators and librarians got my attention-I'm going to check it out! 

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6 Best Practices to Consider while Developing E-learning Courses

6 Best Practices to Consider while Developing E-learning Courses | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
This blog post shares some best practices to consider, while developing eLearning courses. Let us have a look at it.
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