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The use of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and training.
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Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3

Just click the button to start recording. We will give you an mp3 you can save, and a link you can share with anyone. If you want better sound quality, connect a headset.

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Screenleap: Effortless Screen Sharing

Screenleap: Effortless Screen Sharing | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it

There are a multitude of tools to assist with the aforementioned tasks: Skype gives you the power to have audio and/or video conversations with people some distance away. iChat even supports screen sharing for when you need to get your point across that way. But what if you want to share your screen, but your target partner doesn’t use iChat, or whatever other solution you use? What if your partner isn’t even on the same platform as you? Today, I’m going to take a look at Screenleap, a web app designed to let you share your screen with essentially anyone, in no more than one single step.

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9 Bold Predictions for the Digital World of 2020

9 Bold Predictions for the Digital World of 2020 | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Click through the slideshow to see what our experts foresee: artificial intelligence, cloud computing, virtual healthcare and digital jewelry.
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Using Twitter To Support Learning -- Campus Technology

Ruth Reynard, associate professor of education and director of the Center for Instructional Technology at Trevecca Nazarene University, explains how instructors can move beyond using Twitter to keep students up to date on announcements and...
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projeqt - an onlinen storytelling engine

projeqt - an onlinen storytelling engine | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
With Projeqt, your presentations never remain static. Pull in live tweets or blog feeds, insert an interactive map, add audio notes or stream videos. Let your presentations be as dynamic as you are.
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Instant America [Infographic] | SteveYuen.org

According to the infographic “Instant America” created by OnlineGraduatePrograms.com, 1 in 4 people abandon a web page that takes more than 4 seconds to load. Also, 50% of mobile users abandon a page if it does not load within 10 seconds and 3 out of 5 will not return back to that page. It seems that a desire for speedy information has made Americans impatient for just about everything.

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Make Your Own E-Books with Pandoc - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Make Your Own E-Books with Pandoc - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it

As devices for reading e-books proliferate, it increasingly makes sense to make publications available in an e-book.

 

Making an e-book can be easy—almost trivially easy—using Pandoc, a tool I’ve written about earlier on ProfHacker. Of course, Pandoc isn’t the only way to do this. Mark has used Sigil and written about it, and another good option is Anthologize, which Julie wrote about.

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5 Exciting Innovations That Will Change Computing in 2012

5 Exciting Innovations That Will Change Computing in 2012 | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Technical innovations are incoming in the next year or so that promise to bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds like never before.
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Google Play

Google Play is your one-stop shop for all your favorite entertainment. With over 450,000 apps, millions of songs and books, and thousands of movies, Google Play has something for everyone. Before you decide what you want, sample a song or book for free, view app ratings, reviews, and screenshots, or watch a movie trailer.

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Wikipedia: Redefining Research | SteveYuen.org

Wikipedia: Redefining Research | SteveYuen.org | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
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Beyond the Classroom with iPads & Mobile Technology

Though originally dismissed by educators, cell phones, iPods, and iPads are quickly emerging as excellent learning tools for a variety of reasons.

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Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free

Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Convert files like images, video, documents, audio and more to other formats with this free and fast online converter.
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Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News

Ten ways schools are using social media effectively | eSchool News | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
To understand how social media, an almost integral part of our current culture, can benefit K-12 schools and districts, we asked eSchool News readers: “Name one way you use social networking in your school/district.

 

An interesting list:

1. Integrating real-world apps into teaching

2. Networking with colleagues

3. Collaborative Learning

4. Cross-cultural communication and language

5. Assessments

6. Distance Learning

7. Parent Communication

8. Course Assignment

9. Community Outreach

10. Professional Development

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SideVibe

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SideVibe gives teachers the ability to turn any Web page into an online activity to enhance student critical thinking, online learning, while improving teacher and student productivity...
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Timeline

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Timeline is also great for pulling in media from different sources. It has built in support for pulling in Tweets and media from Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Google Maps and SoundCloud. More media types will be supported in the future.
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What About Me? - Intel's Infographic Generator

What About Me? - Intel's Infographic Generator | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Intel has released What About Me? , an automatic infographic generator that connects to you...
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Thanks to Creative Commons, OER university will provide free learning with formal academic credit - Creative Commons

Thanks to Creative Commons, OER university will provide free learning with formal academic credit - Creative Commons | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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Online Collage Generator to Shape Your Photos | Design Marketing Advertising Free Tips

Online Collage Generator to Shape Your Photos | Design Marketing Advertising Free Tips | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Around 2 to 3 years ago we featured a very cool desktop application called Shape Collage, an automatic photo collage maker.
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How Will Personalized Learning Really Work?

How Will Personalized Learning Really Work? | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
“How will personalized learning really  work?” The question was asked today by someone who should know the answer—the strategy director for an educational software company.  But that’s the nature of the dynamic shift underway.
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InstaGrok - A New Way to Search and Pin Information

InstaGrok - A New Way to Search and Pin Information | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it

You can use instaGrok to search a topic and quickly get lists of facts on that topic, links to information on that topic, videos, images, and quizzes on the topic. If you want to refine or alter your search, just click on another term in the web of search terms. If the results that you are getting are too difficult to comprehend or are too basic, use the difficulty slider to change the results.

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Awesome Facts and Figures on the Rise of the Social Mobile Web – INFOGRAPHIC

Awesome Facts and Figures on the Rise of the Social Mobile Web – INFOGRAPHIC | Emerging Learning Technologies | Scoop.it
Helping business and personal brands with digital social media marketing including social media with Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Search Engine Optimization...
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