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HEDLINE: Piazza launches Piazza Careers – announces $8 million Series B

HEDLINE: Piazza launches Piazza Careers – announces $8 million Series B | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Abstract Piazza, an online student network and peer learning platform,  announced the launch of a new campus recruitment portal called Piazza Careers which lets recruiters search and message students on the network. Piazza also announced a $8 million Series B led by Khosla Ventures with p... http://elearningfeeds.com/hedline-piazza-launches-piazza-careers-announces-8-million-series-b/
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If you had only 10 mins to pitch reading lists to an academic…

It is that time of the year again. New modules being created, old ones being rolled over and updated. It is the best time to engage your academics about using your Reading List system. And many are lucky if to get more than 10 mins to pitch this to them! We have pulled together everything we... http://elearningfeeds.com/if-you-had-only-10-mins-to-pitch-reading-lists-to-an-academic/
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TOP 5 Myths about E-learning: Myth 1 Busted

In this series of discussions, I shall try to iron out some of the common mis-beliefs related to e-learning courses and its production. Let’s start! Myth 1: Power-point is not my cup of tea. Your cup is not the power-point, but your own thoughts instead! To quote Tom Kuhlmann... http://elearningfeeds.com/top-5-myths-about-e-learning-myth-1-busted/
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Tips For Successfully Implementing An LMS

The benefits of a learning management system are incredible for companies, but they are only as successful as the people planning for and implementing them. If you are thinking about moving to a new LMS or starting your first one, you may have a few things to learn. ELearning Industry... http://elearningfeeds.com/tips-for-successfully-implementing-an-lms/
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3 Great Cross-Training Options for Instructional Designers

People are always asking me what skills they should learn in order to be a successful Instructional Designer (ID), and there really is no hard fast recommendation. There isn’t one formula that will spit out the perfect ID, but there are a ton of adjacent competencies that IDs might want to... http://elearningfeeds.com/3-great-cross-training-options-for-instructional-designers/
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MsEdTechie, What are your kids using? FREE K-2 Tech Resources To Engage Kids, and Help them Learn!

MsEdTechie, What are your kids using? FREE  K-2 Tech Resources To Engage Kids, and Help them Learn! | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Just so you know, this season of my life is very busy.  As a mother of 5 boys, I am always looking for engaging and cool ways for my own kids to learn. I decided to dedicate this blog post to sharing some of those great resources I use at home. I have a KG, and two, yes I said 2, 2nd... http://elearningfeeds.com/msedtechie-what-are-your-kids-using-free-k-2-tech-resources-to-engage-kids-and-help-them-learn/
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3 Real-Life Lessons Learned from Difficult On-The-Job Challenges

3 Real-Life Lessons Learned from Difficult On-The-Job Challenges | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
by Hannah von Bank, relationship management assistant We’ve all made mistakes at work – some more grievous than others. For every mortified person who has accidentally closed a business call with “I love you” instead of “goodbye,” there is someone else whose slip up could have caused in... http://elearningfeeds.com/3-real-life-lessons-learned-from-difficult-on-the-job-challenges/
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Project planning

Like many regular users of web technology, I get a lot of new software and apps sent to me, or recommended, for me to try out. Mostly these are designed to ‘make life easier’, some are primarily for fun. While I am in favour of both of these aims, many of the new applications do... http://elearningfeeds.com/project-planning/
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Getting ready for #altc

Getting ready for #altc | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
The 2014 ALT Conference is just around the corner (in more than just time – it’s being held at the University of Warwick, which is where I now work!), and I’m getting ready for it. The theme for this year (and my first ALTC) is ‘Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ... http://elearningfeeds.com/getting-ready-for-altc/
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Access to Technology for Immigrant Students

Access to Technology for Immigrant Students | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
How a ninth-grade teacher handles BYOD issues with a largely immigrant classroom. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source: blogs.kqed.org We definitely have one into this situation within our school and technology classes. Having... http://elearningfeeds.com/access-to-technology-for-immigrant-students/
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Stop yourself from becoming a digital hoarder

Stop yourself from becoming a digital hoarder | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
How do we know when we have gained the trust of a colleague? For me, it seems to be when someone is willing to confess that she has become a digital hoarder Source: teachinginhighered.com See on Scoop.it – FootprintDigital http://elearningfeeds.com/stop-yourself-from-becoming-a-digital-hoarder/
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Use of digital devices affects ability of children to read human emotion

Use of digital devices affects ability of children to read human emotion | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
A new study of sixth-graders who went without any kind of exposure to digital media for five days found them to be far superior at reading human emotions than o Source: www.examiner.com See on Scoop.it – InformationCommunication (ICT) http://elearningfeeds.com/use-of-digital-devices-affects-ability-of-children-to-read-human-emotion/
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10 Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Full-Time Blogger

10 Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Full-Time Blogger | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Want to become a full time blogger? Here are the 10 important things you should know if you are considering blogging full-time. Source: www.stumbleupon.com See on Scoop.it – InformationCommunication (ICT) http://elearningfeeds.com/10-things-you-need-to-know-before-becoming-a-full-time-blogger-2/
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Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 28, 1:15 AM

Something we ought to know.

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Technology Research Trends in the K-12 Landscape

Technology Research Trends in the K-12 Landscape | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
As we wrap up summer and resume the rigor of strategic planning, this is an ideal time to reflect on recent trends in our schools. Below, Sarah Van Duyn, Managing Content Director of K-12 Education Practices at Hanover Research, reflects on trends in technology research requests in the K-12... http://elearningfeeds.com/technology-research-trends-in-the-k-12-landscape/
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How to Build an Online Portfolio

I may end up putting this on Udemy; not certain. But for now, I will publish the tutorials showing how I built this online portfolio on YouTube and this site. Items You Will Need to Complete this Online Portfolio(**affiliate links) The course is free. However, if you’d like to show me a l... http://elearningfeeds.com/how-to-build-an-online-portfolio/
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Do we have our online portfolios?

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Tell Me a Story… Resources!

I was planning to write a post on some tips and tools for storytelling to wrap up this series.  But there are already so many great free and low cost resources out there that I just decided to curate a list and share with you guys. Fun things around the internet: How to Tell a […] http://elearningfeeds.com/tell-me-a-story-resources/
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Take Me Out to the “Role-Play”!

Take Me Out to the “Role-Play”! | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Want to hit a home run with the next training you design? Consider adding a role-play activity to your game plan! Participants shape up their skills and feel the tension of a real-life situation by assuming specific roles. can drive home learning by giving learners the chance to: Explore a... http://elearningfeeds.com/take-me-out-to-the-role-play/
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A Teacher's Guide to Keeping Up With Their Tech Savvy Students

A Teacher's Guide to Keeping Up With Their Tech Savvy Students | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
A Teacher's Guide to Keeping Up With Their Tech Savvy Students https://t.co/ajyNhRSBvv #edtech via @EdSurge — Patricia J. Brown (@msEdtechie) August 29, 2014 http://elearningfeeds.com/a-teachers-guide-to-keeping-up-with-their-tech-savvy-students/
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Summer Professional Development Series: Video Storytelling in the Classroom

Have you been wanting to include video in your classroom but don't know where to start? Interested in flipping the classroom, but you need some help with creating the video? Using video storytelling in the classroom helps you present information in a new way, to engage students. The Atomic... http://elearningfeeds.com/summer-professional-development-series-video-storytelling-in-the-classroom/
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Are Your Virtual Facilitators Ready, Willing and Enabled?

If you are moving a training program from face-to-face classroom to the virtual classroom, be careful. Your regular facilitator may be great in the physical classroom but will probably be inexperienced in the... http://elearningfeeds.com/are-your-virtual-facilitators-ready-willing-and-enabled/
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[Dr. Michael Allen] My Engaging e-Learning Obsession

This past month Dr. Michael Allen participated in the very popular Google Hangout interview series Obsessed for Success with Rod Caceres. Caceres interviews leaders and pioneers who have interesting obssessions. Dr. Allen was chosen as a premier leader in the learning industry for his e-learning... http://elearningfeeds.com/dr-michael-allen-my-engaging-e-learning-obsession/
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How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners

How do your employees feel about your organization’s current training program? Are they getting the training they need? Do they find that training valuable? Engaging? Relevant? Does it help them do... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]... http://elearningfeeds.com/how-moocs-address-the-needs-of-todays-corporate-learners/
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Vittorio Canavese's curator insight, August 29, 6:04 AM

Anche rispetto a strutture complesse che governano processi formativi articolati come quelli tipici di un MOOC, non dovrebbe mai mancare l'attenzione ai contesti organizzativi su cui si va ad incidere, specie in una situazione del mondo del lavoro che va destrutturandosi

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Critical Academic Indicators: What to Look for in Your Students to Ensure Future Success

Critical Academic Indicators: What to Look for in Your Students to Ensure Future Success | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
What academic factors ensure student success? Is it a student’s attendance record in kindergarten, third grade reading level, or their understanding of ninth grade geometry? While tracing success to a specific class or quality certainly overstates the concept of critical academic indicators, t... http://elearningfeeds.com/critical-academic-indicators-what-to-look-for-in-your-students-to-ensure-future-success/
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CASE STUDY: Targeting Improvement through Program Evaluation – Lake Washington School District

CASE STUDY: Targeting Improvement through Program Evaluation – Lake Washington School District | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Lake Washington’s partnership with Hanover Research has strengthened the credibility of our district’s strategic work.”     - Matt Manobianco, Associate Superintendent for Student & Professional Learning Services THE HANOVER PARTNERSHIP Lake Washington School District (LWSD) partnered wit... http://elearningfeeds.com/case-study-targeting-improvement-through-program-evaluation-lake-washington-school-district/
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Expert Insight: Opportunity for All – How Schools Can Promote Minority Student Achievement

Expert Insight: Opportunity for All – How Schools Can Promote Minority Student Achievement | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
As a follow up to a recent post titled 3 District-Level Strategies to Diversify Your Teaching Personnel, we reached out to Madeline Hafner, the Executive Director of the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison.... http://elearningfeeds.com/expert-insight-opportunity-for-all-how-schools-can-promote-minority-student-achievement/
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Does elearning have a future?

What’s the future of elearning? I’m not sure it has a future. In fact I argued against the use of the term “elearning” seven years ago and I still hold to that argument now. But is there a future for technology supported learning? Of course there is. This difference... http://elearningfeeds.com/does-elearning-have-a-future/
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