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Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps

Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"This simple technique is an easy way to turn those PowerPoint Slides into flipped course content... The presentation tool in Microsoft Office is one of the most widely used slide presentation applications available today. While PowerPoint has plenty of detractors and is often the butt of jokes (“PowerPoint has no power and no point …”, you’ve probably heard a few like this), there is no denying that slides produced with this application are central to countless educational lectures across the world every school day."

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Joseph Rene Corbeil, Ed.D.

Joseph Rene Corbeil, Ed.D. | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Educational Technology News site. I have been involved in technology and distance education for over 30 years. Research interests include best practices in elearning and mobile learning. I am currently researching effectiveness of social media for enhancing social presence and teacher immediacy in elearning environments.

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Helen Teague's curator insight, June 2, 2015 9:21 AM

Dr. Corbeil is currently researching effectiveness of social media for enhancing social presence and teacher immediacy in elearning environments.

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How this state is turning its virtual teachers into online learning experts

How this state is turning its virtual teachers into online learning experts | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A certification program is creating a new generation of online learning savants. How are they doing it?
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10 Tips for Improving Retention with Online Learning

10 Tips for Improving Retention with Online Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Improve knowledge retention in your training programme by actively engaging your learners and create learning that truly sticks!
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360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"360 degree videos are making great headway globally, across social media platforms, video channels, industries, and just about anywhere else videos can be used. Giving viewers a heightened viewing experience of high definition, spherical videos, this technological marvel has, of late, become massively compelling."

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Is Mobile the Right Solution?

Solution Analysis and Discovery So you’ve had all the correct discussions with all the right people including HR, IT and Legal. You discussed all the relevant topics including the ones in our last post, and you feel confident your company is onboard to support your mobile initiative. Congratulations! You made it through the first gate …
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Why Making Is Essential to Learning

Why Making Is Essential to Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
At the heart of making is the idea that all students are creators, and hands-on learning plays a key role in maker education.
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Integrating Virtual Reality into Our Classrooms – Is it Worth It?

Integrating Virtual Reality into Our Classrooms – Is it Worth It? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
As technology becomes a staple in classrooms around the world, the viability of using Virtual Reality is questioned. How can we use it and is it worth it?
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3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools

3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Creative and fun "maker spaces" are popping up in more schools. But administrators and teachers face big hurdles if they want them to be a sustainable part of the curriculum.
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Report: Students’ tech use remains infrequent

Report: Students’ tech use remains infrequent | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Students' use of digital tools and other learning technologies remains relatively sporadic, according to a new study.
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5 lessons learned from replacing whiteboards with touchscreens

5 lessons learned from replacing whiteboards with touchscreens | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"We know that it’s no longer possible to prepare students for the real world and provide an excellent education without integrating technology into the classroom."

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Teachers report comfort with new tech, but show little innovative use

Teachers report comfort with new tech, but show little innovative use | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"The 2016 Technology Counts survey from Education Week finds teachers are more comfortable with technology than ever, but they aren't using it in especially innovative ways."

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3 Tips To Apply The Cognitive Dissonance Theory In eLearning

3 Tips To Apply The Cognitive Dissonance Theory In eLearning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Wondering how to apply the Cognitive Dissonance Theory in eLearning? Check its Principles And 3 Tips To apply the Cognitive Dissonance Theory In eLearning.
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Estrategia para utilizar la disonancia cognitiva para promover los aprendizajes

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Gamification: Using STEM Tech in the Classroom

Gamification: Using STEM Tech in the Classroom | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Thank you to our guest writer Sydnee Yates from PDF Supply for writing this special entry. Gamification and it’s Place in the World of Education Technology Gamification: Using STEM Technology to Inspire Learning 1.2 million students fail to graduate from high school every year. That’s a shocking statistic, right? The vast majority of teaching is through …     
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How IBM’s Watson and Cognitive Computing can Impact Education and Outcomes

How IBM’s Watson and Cognitive Computing can Impact Education and Outcomes | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Had IBM Returned to the Halcyon Days of Offering a Technology-Enhanced Tomorrow That Will Improve the Lives of Many? Watson says, “Yes”. When I was a kid, IBM represented the exciting, science-enabled, techno-future of a SciFi nerd’s dreams. Everyone I knew was aware of
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Chromebooks are on the rise, but Windows reliance remains

Chromebooks are on the rise, but Windows reliance remains | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Sixty-two percent of K-12 schools support Chromebook initiatives, and 22 percent of those schools use Chromebooks as a primary classroom device.
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Merging Pedagogy & Instructional Game Design

Merging Pedagogy & Instructional Game Design | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Gamification and game-based learning are here to stay. Learn how you can merge these approaches with your traditional instructional design principles.
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Developing a Section 508 Compliant E-learning Course

Developing a Section 508 Compliant E-learning Course | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"E-learning allows for learning without the barriers of time and place. It is a given that it should be accessible by everyone. Everyone includes the differently abled learners too. In fact, most governments have Acts in place that ensure people with disabilities have access to websites. One of these is the US government’s Section 508 which mandates the creation of inclusive and equally accessible website content."

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The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions

The Behavior Battle: High- and Low-Tech Solutions | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
While programs like Kickboard, PBIS World, and ClassDojo can help track and identify student behavior issues, so can lower-tech practices like focused observation, simplified reporting, and team input.
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How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing

How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
English teachers are finding hands-on interdisciplinary approaches for teaching literature that get kids empathizing with characters and excited to show off
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10 Benefits of Online Learning

10 Benefits of Online Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
If you think classroom training is hard work, you might be interested in the benefits of online learning. There's loads, but here are 10 to get you started.
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Prior Knowledge as an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning

Prior Knowledge as an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Prior knowledge helps us make sense of new ideas and information. But when that prior is incomplete, confused or flawed, it can create barriers to learning.
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Teachers say virtual reality would boost engagement

Teachers say virtual reality would boost engagement | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Surveyed K-12 teachers said virtual reality would help increase their students' engagement and achievement.
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Post-graduate analytics newest metric in overcrowded rankings field

Post-graduate analytics newest metric in overcrowded rankings field | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it

"An online college and career mapping tool helps students determine which majors are likely to yield their ideal mobility in professional, personal development."

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Distance Learning: 10 Ways To Keep Oneself Productive And Focused

Distance Learning: 10 Ways To Keep Oneself Productive And Focused | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Want to know how to keep yourself focused and productive in Distance Learning courses? Check 10 ways for productivity and focus in Distance Learning.
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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the Race for Artificial Intelligence

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and the Race for Artificial Intelligence | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
Apple has Siri; Microsoft has Cortana; Amazon has Echo; and Google is looking for Google Home to be the next big thing in artificial intelligence.
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10 Promises of eLearning: Unrealized or Unrealistic ?

10 Promises of eLearning: Unrealized or Unrealistic ? | Educational Technology News | Scoop.it
A brief analysis and a true-value check on 10 potential benefits of eLearning to test whether eLearning can revolutionize 21st century learning spaces
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