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Hull College: Film-maker to improve staff and student confidence | Excellence Gateway

Hull College: Film-maker to improve staff and student confidence | Excellence Gateway | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Following a merger, Hull College supported staff in using more video resources to avoid inconsistencies in teaching methods. Staff confidence in technology has increased through creating resources themselves and supporting students filming what they are learning. Learner confidence and self-evaluation has improved. The College shares best practice during cross college training.

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Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App | Fast Company

Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App | Fast Company | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

"Khan Academy, the wildly popular YouTube lecture series, has launched its free, new iPad app in Apple's store. The enhanced version of Khan Academy includes time-syncing between devices--no Internet connection required--an interactive transcript of the lectures for easy searching, and a handy scrubber for moving between parts of the lectures. Perhaps more importantly, now that more schools have begun adopting Khan's lectures for their own classrooms, the iPad app could possibly replace or supplement textbooks, saving cash-strapped schools and students a lot of money."

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Finding Educational Apps in the App Store, Curated Collections & App Finders | iPad Academy

Finding Educational Apps in the App Store, Curated Collections & App Finders | iPad Academy | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
Finding good educational apps is challenging and time consuming. Here's the resource list the teachers and I worked from as we explored finding iPad apps for teaching and learning.
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Librarian Serves up ‘Appy Hour’ — The Digital Shift

Librarian Serves up ‘Appy Hour’ — The Digital Shift | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
Kathy Kaldenberg didn’t stir any gimlets or martinis. But her November Appy Hour did serve up a taste of applications that enable note taking, formatting citations, and streaming news—all an effort to get local educators to infuse 21st-century tools into teaching and learning.
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100 Mobile Learning Apps Across 10 Categories For iPhone (& iPad!)

100 Mobile Learning Apps Across 10 Categories For iPhone (& iPad!) | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
Even Luddites have to admit the iPhone definitely altered the way humanity interacts with its own devices, making Douglas Adams’ cheeky The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the…...
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8 Cool Apps That Will Sync With Dropbox

8 Cool Apps That Will Sync With Dropbox | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Dropbox is our favorite file storage service. It works great for swapping files and creating backups.


But one of the best things about Dropbox is that it's open for developers to create clever apps that make the service even more useful.


We took a look at some of our favorite apps that connect to Dropbox for syncing files, playing media, and backing up important data on your smartphone.

 

 

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Start 2012 by Taking 2 Minutes to Clean Your Apps Permissions

Start 2012 by Taking 2 Minutes to Clean Your Apps Permissions | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

"Try guessing how many apps have permissions to access your private information... Now click the icons and get ready for a surprise!"

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Free Technology for Teachers: Educreations - Use Your iPad as a Whiteboard and Record a Lesson

Free Technology for Teachers: Educreations - Use Your iPad as a Whiteboard and Record a Lesson | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Educreations is a new iPad app that turns your iPad into a whiteboard. You can use the app to illustrate concepts and narrate what you're doing on the screen. You can draw images from scratch on the Educreations iPad app or you can upload images and draw on them. Your completed lesson can be shared directly to others or made public on the Educreations website.


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