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ICO Clarifies Cloud Personal Data Obligations > JISC Legal

ICO Clarifies Cloud Personal Data Obligations > JISC Legal | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published a new guide to cloud computing which serves as a reminder to organisations that they remain responsible for personal data when they outsource data processing to a cloud computing service provider and outlines factors to be considered prior to engaging a cloud provider to ensure compliance with data protection obligations.

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Case studies in Education - Published on Excellence Gateway for JISC RSC SW

Case studies published on the Excellence Gateway for theSouthwest region. These feature best practice examplescovering e-learning, VLEs, accessibility, technologydevelopments and more.

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You paid how much for that photocopier?

You paid how much for that photocopier? | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
The BBC meets an IT purchasing expert to get a sense of what some of the technology that schools have bought at inflated prices should have actually cost.
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New e-book export feature enabled on Wikipedia — Wikimedia blog

New e-book export feature enabled on Wikipedia — Wikimedia blog | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

"We’re happy to announce that a new EPUB export feature has been enabled on English Wikipedia. You can use it to collate your personal collection of Wikipedia articles and generate free ebooks. These can be read on a broad range of devices, like mobile phones, tablets and e-ink based e-book readers."

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Can Twitter be Used in the Classroom?

Can Twitter be Used in the Classroom? | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

The influence of technology has impacted all parts of our lives including education in many amazing ways. This infographic from educationalpsychology.net – Twitter 101 is a study on the use of Twitter in the classroom and how it resulted in a positive effect that could change social media and education for good.

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How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Edudemic

How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Edudemic | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Last year, with a fearless group of 10th graders in Katrina Kennett’s English class at Plymouth South High School, we attempted to transform the traditional research process to a completely paperless one using a fresh new cart of iPads.

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6 Powerful Google Docs Features to Support the Collaborative Writing Process

6 Powerful Google Docs Features to Support the Collaborative Writing Process | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Google Docs is an online suite of digital tools that provides teachers with some powerful features to help students develop 21st century writing skills. Since Docs are collaborative and available 24/7, the tool is well-suited for facilitating digital writing workshops that combine peer editing with cooperative grouping and small group fine-tuned writing instruction.

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Are Mobile Devices Destroying Your Body? [INFOGRAPHIC ...

Are Mobile Devices Destroying Your Body? [INFOGRAPHIC ... | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
Theme : devices, destroying, body?, media, mobile Via.

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Engage students through blogging : JISC

Engage students through blogging : JISC | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

In an example from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Divinity, a virtual learning environment-based blogging tool has been used to enhance the dynamics of tutorials and seminars and to improve the consistency of students’ engagement with more challenging elements of the curriculum. Following successful trials commencing in 2005, the School of Divinity has used blogging as part of a wider blended learning strategy to develop student skills of critical thinking and reflection.

The detailed case study is a word doc you can download: Engaging learners in critical reflection – University of Edinburgh...

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ActivePresenter - Record screen, create interactive screencasts, software demo, software simulations, author rapid elearning materials with quizzes, create SCORM-compliant courses - Advanced Screen...

ActivePresenter - Record screen, create interactive screencasts, software demo, software simulations, author rapid elearning materials with quizzes, create SCORM-compliant courses - Advanced Screen... | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
Record screen, create interactive screencasts, software demo, software simulations, author rapid elearning materials with quizzes, create SCORM-compliant courses - Advanced Screencast & Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool...
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The Education Arcade - MIT

The Education Arcade - MIT | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

The Education Arcade is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and explores games that promote learning through authentic and engaging play.

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50 Indispensable EdTech Tools for 2012 - OnlineDegrees.org

50 Indispensable EdTech Tools for 2012 - OnlineDegrees.org | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.

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100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category

100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

In 2009, we shared our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter, with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site. Since then, many tools have been revamped, replaced, or simply aren’t available anymore. Clearly, an update is in order, so we’re proud to present a new list for 2012, featuring the very best tools available to Twittering teachers today.

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Apple TV updated to iOS 5.1 - now configure Wi-Fi and Ethernet for corporate networks

Apple TV updated to iOS 5.1 - now configure Wi-Fi and Ethernet for corporate networks | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Some important developments relating to education use for Apple TV in the iOS 5.1 upgrade:

 

Network configuration - Support for setting up advanced network options using configuration profiles. See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5437 for more information (configure for corporate networks).

 

Subtitles – SDH support for the deaf and hard-of-hearing as well as improvements to viewing and selecting subtitles.

 

Stability and performance - Includes general performance and stability improvements.

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New online tutorials for Hairdressing Training - YouTube videos

New online tutorials for Hairdressing Training - YouTube videos | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

JISC News release
19 September 2012

 

Hairdressing Training, a vocational online resource funded by JISC, have recently released 19 new videos for the benefit of hairdressing students, professional hairdressers and others working in the health and beauty industry.

 

The videos, each with an interactive quiz, are predominantly aimed at further education colleges, but are available for anyone who needs guidance and inspiration on many different hairdressing procedures for their professional development.

 

Find out more about how you can use technology to enhance work based learning for your students here: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/supportingyourinstitution/studentjourney/organisationtechnology.aspx

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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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Taking the Tablets - Slides - ALT-C 2012

Taking the Tablets - Slides -  ALT-C 2012 | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

James Clay's presentation on tablet computers at  ALT-C 2012

 

"The tablet computer is not a new idea, but recently has had an impact on learning and teaching across a range of institutions in the UK and elsewhere. In this session I will try to tackle the following questions.

 

What do we currently understand to be a tablet? What is the primary functionality? How are tablets being used right now for supporting, and enhancing learning and teaching? What sort of learning activities and scenarios are making best use of the tablet format? Are these devices for content consumption, content creation, interaction, or all three? So where next? Where will tablets take us? Do institutions purchase tablets for all their students? Or do we let or require students to buy and bring their own? And if the latter what does this mean for how we organise provision?..."

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Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips - Guardian

Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips - Guardian | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Guardian Professional, Monday 10 September 2012

 

From multimedia to geocaching, the possibilities for using mobiles to engage learners are endless.

 

Teachers tell Emma Drury how and why they are using the devices in school.

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40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future - Visualization | Edudemic

40 Ways Education Technology Will Be Used In The Future - Visualization | Edudemic | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Do you know what technology you’ll be using in the classroom 5 years from now? What about 10 years from now? A new visualization may be able to help.

 

Thanks to the hard work by Envisioning Tech, it’s simple to see what we could expect to happen in the next few decades. From today’s iPads to holograms in the year 2040, there’s a lot coming to a classroom near you.

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Introducing Presentate - a new HTML5-based presentation tool

Introducing Presentate - a new HTML5-based presentation tool | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

"Presentate is a new HTML5-based presentation tool that can help you tell better stories across mobile & desktop.


We’re still in pre-launch mode, but you can join more than 1,700 of the best speakers in our industry by signing up for the beta and get access soon!"

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Sheila’s work blog » Analytics and #moocmooc

Sheila’s work blog » Analytics and #moocmooc | eLearning tools | Scoop.it

Reflections by Sheila MacNeill on analysing her involvement in the recent #moocmooc course and incluseds refrence to "analytics tricks that I was able to utilise which gave me a bit of an insight into my, and the whole class activity"

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Are Open Badges the Future for Accrediting Skills?

A presentation for the e-Assessment conference 2012 on 31 August 2012.

 

By Doug Belshaw

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50 Best Twitter Feeds to Follow Educational Gaming - Online Universities

50 Best Twitter Feeds to Follow Educational Gaming - Online Universities | eLearning tools | Scoop.it
Game-based learning fascinates edtech enthusiasts, who flock to Twitter to share their developments, research, designs, and strategies.
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