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5 Time-Saving Tips for Online Instruction

5 Time-Saving Tips for Online Instruction | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Do you check your email before breakfast? Ever feel like your online class is taking over your life? Online instruction does operate at its own schedule, but the schedule should not control you.
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Online instruction does operate at its own schedule, but the schedule should not control you. Here are some time saving tips for the online teaching environment.

 

Here are 5 tips to manage your time during online instruction

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MicroBlink Launches PhotoMath To Solve Math Equations With A Phone

MicroBlink Launches PhotoMath To Solve Math Equations With A Phone | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Follow on Twitter as @romaindillet Romain Dillet, writer at TechCrunch reports, "Imagine you are a 14-year-old kid again. You need to do this really difficult math exercise for tomorrow, but have no idea how to do it. What if you could just open an app on your phone, point your camera... http://elearningfeeds.com/microblink-launches-photomath-to-solve-math-equations-with-a-phone/
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In Texas higher education, massive open online courses are money well-spent

By Caroline Levander, Houston Chronicle Like many of its peers in Texas and elsewhere, Rice has developed a portfolio of MOOCs – now numbering more than 40 – for hundreds of thousands of learners, and we show no signs of slowing down. The costs of this endeavor have been substantial,... http://elearningfeeds.com/in-texas-higher-education-massive-open-online-courses-are-money-well-spent/
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Reading John Dewey

John Dewey is arguably the greatest philosopher of education the world has seen. Unfortunately, for most of us, his stilted, formal prose causes unpleasant flashbacks to the dreary tomes of Philosophy 101. But he’s worth reading–and listening to–despite the pain. Here, for exa... http://elearningfeeds.com/reading-john-dewey/
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UNL is looking to expand distance learning programs

By Bailey Schulz, Daily Nebraskan The university already has an acclaimed graduate online education program, ranked sixth nationwide among online graduate business programs, and ranks 11th out of 300 in distance education programs, according to U.S. News and World Report’s most recent rankings. A... http://elearningfeeds.com/unl-is-looking-to-expand-distance-learning-programs/
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Gamification In Learning Through An Avatar-based Serious Game Concept

Gamification In Learning Through An Avatar-based Serious Game Concept | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Gamification In Learning While Gamification has been applied in several domains, our focus has been on its application in learning. The games that we design are therefore geared to meet definite learning outcomes and our Gamification strategies broadly map to: Tasks or concepts that are ov... http://elearningfeeds.com/gamification-in-learning-through-an-avatar-based-serious-game-concept/
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Women in Higher Education Infographic

Women in Higher Education Infographic | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Women in Higher Education Infographic  Academia has always been considered an “old boys’ club,” but fortunately, some high-powered women are challenging the status quo with bold innovations and policy changes to help schools – and, more importantly, their students – succeed. Although their share... http://elearningfeeds.com/women-in-higher-education-infographic/
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Extensions, Add-Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom

Google Apps for Education has totally transformed the way we teach and communicate inside and outside of the classroom. Through tools like Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Google Earth andBlogger, we can create authentic learning experiences for our students more than ever by... http://elearningfeeds.com/extensions-add-ons-and-apps-oh-my-how-to-utilize-google-in-your-classroom/
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Explore Play Listen Share- Edsurge STL

New Tech For Schools View more lists from Patricia Brown http://elearningfeeds.com/explore-play-listen-share-edsurge-stl/
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Micro eLearning – from Pecha Kucha to Vines

So – people often say that eLearning is “too long”, or “not the same as my real/social media life” – how many people are prepared to MATCH the social media world in the way they produce learning? There’s NOTHING to stop people creating GREAT courses in... http://elearningfeeds.com/micro-elearning-from-pecha-kucha-to-vines/
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How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs

How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
When recording voice overs in a non-professional studio, you’re bound to run into unwanted background noises, and other pesky sounds that your microphone picks up. What is the solution? Make your own sound booth. If you want to clean up your audio and make better voice overs for your eLearning p... http://elearningfeeds.com/how-to-make-your-own-sound-booth-for-better-voice-overs/
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Join #DoceboLive webcast on 21/10 to learn about Compliance training

Join #DoceboLive webcast on 21/10 to learn about Compliance training | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Take a live, in-depth look at the Docebo E-Learning Platform and applications in L&D. October 21st will mark the second in a series of webcasts devoted to L&D topics, this one on Compliance. Handling compliance management using an LMS provides for better risk management, decreased costs,... http://elearningfeeds.com/join-docebolive-webcast-on-2110-to-learn-about-compliance-training/
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The State of Talent Development: 7 Deadly Sins, Part 1

The State of Talent Development:  7 Deadly Sins, Part 1 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Organizations become their most introspective at this time of year, as we all push to complete end-of-year projects and plan for how 2015 will be better.  In that spirit, we’ve looked back at 2014 to think about how Talent Development might be looking for that edge that will make... http://elearningfeeds.com/the-state-of-talent-development-7-deadly-sins-part-1/
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Hello from Our New Senior Account Executive

Hi there! I am Jolene Langford, Senior Account Executive with OpenSesame. I am delighted to join such a positive group of people all working towards the same goal of building a business. This is my first adventure with a startup, and from what I hear, they are quite addictive! After spending... http://elearningfeeds.com/hello-from-our-new-senior-account-executive/
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LearnDash Demo Site Update

LearnDash Demo Site Update | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
We launched a big update to our LearnDash demo site earlier today. At first glance, the updates might not be obvious; after all, the site is less about look & feel than it is about showcasing what can be accomplished with LearnDash and WordPress. What you will definitely notice is that an... http://elearningfeeds.com/learndash-demo-site-update/
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7 STEM apps designed by students

By Michael Sharnoff, eSchool News The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) may have found an innovative solution through the creation of the Leaders on the Fast Track (LOFT) Video Game Innovation Fellow, a prestigious award to encourage American... http://elearningfeeds.com/7-stem-apps-designed-by-students/
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29 Early Sports Rules: Do You Love Change Now?

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7 Tips To Create an Attention-Grabbing eLearning Course Introduction

7 Tips To Create an Attention-Grabbing eLearning Course Introduction | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
How To Create an Attention-Grabbing eLearning Course Introduction Integrating multimedia elements, creating informative content, and ensuring ease of navigation are all high on the list of priorities when designing an eLearning course. However, the number one spot should always go to... http://elearningfeeds.com/7-tips-to-create-an-attention-grabbing-elearning-course-introduction/
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7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention

7 Tips For eLearning Professionals To Enhance Knowledge Retention | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
How eLearning Professionals Can Enhance Knowledge Retention Even most informative, engaging, and beautifully designed eLearning courses are going to fall short if they aren't centered around knowledge retention. Learning experiences have to be memorable and powerful, and they have to be designed... http://elearningfeeds.com/7-tips-for-elearning-professionals-to-enhance-knowledge-retention/
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Episode 24 Trends for the Weeks of September 29 – October 13 New Mobile Devices, Net Neutrality & Security Concerns

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of September 29-October 13. We discuss three trends  that we observed as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). These trends are the release of new mobile device products and prototypes, ... http://elearningfeeds.com/episode-24-trends-for-the-weeks-of-september-29-october-13-new-mobile-devices-net-neutrality-security-concerns/
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Five Things You Need to Know This Week: October 17

Five Things You Need to Know This Week: October 17 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
The Internet never rests, but we get that you need to. For some students, the second round of midterms are starting up (not to mention the worst day of the year) but that’s no reason to be left out of the loop. Here’s our list of important things you should brush up on: 1. Apple... http://elearningfeeds.com/five-things-you-need-to-know-this-week-october-17/
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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Mindset, and Technology

This summer, I read Plato’s The Allegory of the Cave for a course assignment. If you’re not familiar with it, see this YouTube video of a professor’s lecture and animation: Plato’s allegory reminded me of the chains we place on ourselves as adult learners.  Ever since I gr... http://elearningfeeds.com/platos-allegory-of-the-cave-mindset-and-technology/
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Interested in a Head Start on a Lucrative Career?

Interested in a Head Start on a Lucrative Career? | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Did you know careers in information technology make up more than 75 percent of the fastest growing occupations IN THE WORLD?!? Having the skills needed to be successful in these careers is a critical piece that FLVS is working to address. With the recent release of 21 new courses leading to some... http://elearningfeeds.com/interested-in-a-head-start-on-a-lucrative-career/
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A Simple Technique You Can (and Should) Apply To Your eLearning Courses

It’s easy for an eLearner to “zone out” when faced with complex course content, especially with limited existing knowledge of a topic. The instructional design challenge is how to explain... http://elearningfeeds.com/a-simple-technique-you-can-and-should-apply-to-your-elearning-courses/
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Workplace Bullying and the New AB2053

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. While we tend to associate bullying with trouble on the playground (and recently, online through social media), this serious problem is not exclusive to children. Bullying in the workplace has become a hot-button issue for HR across all... http://elearningfeeds.com/workplace-bullying-and-the-new-ab2053/
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8 Questions You Should be Asking at Learning@Work 2014

The Learning@Work Conference is quickly approaching, and as Gold Sponsors for the event, Kineo Pacific is very excited for this year's theme, which focuses on how new and emerging learning technologies are impacting and transforming the workplace - something that we're quite familiar with to say... http://elearningfeeds.com/8-questions-you-should-be-asking-at-learningwork-2014-2/
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