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The Week University (As We Know It) Ended

The Week University (As We Know It) Ended | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
For many years I've been writing about how the Internet and new models of pedagogy will bring an end to the university's monopoly on higher education. Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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The end of the (ivy-walled) world as we know it?

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9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics

9 Generic activities for exploiting infographics | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it

Infographics are a great source of information and make reading information from the computer screen much easier, but just showing students an infographic and telling them to study it isn’t the most effective way to exploit the medium.


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Elizabeth E Charles's curator insight, January 16, 6:22 AM

A Nik Peachey blog on exploiting infographics - examples of how to use them as a teaching tool.

Fatiha CHAHI 's curator insight, January 17, 5:35 AM

Comment exploiter les infographies en classe ? Des idées sur le blog de Nick Peachey.

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, January 18, 9:33 AM

Excellent ideas to be shared by everyone ;-)

 

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5 Hitchcock Techniques You Might Want to Be Using in Your Films

5 Hitchcock Techniques You Might Want to Be Using in Your Films | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Your audience isn’t obligated to watch your film!  So before you finalize that script, shot list, or edit, do everything you can to make it easy for them to keep watching.
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Story-telling on Screen Tips from the Master.

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The Video Store as Film School - The New Yorker

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Richard Brody writes about Tom Roston’s book about how video stores shaped a generation of filmmakers.
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"The idea was original: watch, criticize, learn, then put that learning into practice." Not bad advice -

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How Flipped Classrooms Change from Schools to Colleges Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

How Flipped Classrooms Change from Schools to Colleges Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
The How Flipped Classrooms change from Schools to Colleges Infographic points out the differences of a flipped classroom strategy in schools and in colleges

Via Chris Carter, Bonnie Bracey Sutton, Luciana Viter
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Kathy Gorn, head of National History Day based in Washington, DC, remarked to me upon her visit to my school, "This isn't a high school. It is a small college." Flipping is one of the reasons for her assertion.

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Luciana Viter's curator insight, August 9, 2015 9:16 PM

Kathy Gorn, head of National History Day based in Washington, DC, remarked to me upon her visit to my school, "This isn't a high school. It is a small college." Flipping is one of the reasons for her assertion.

juandoming's curator insight, August 10, 2015 11:22 AM

Kathy Gorn, head of National History Day based in Washington, DC, remarked to me upon her visit to my school, "This isn't a high school. It is a small college." Flipping is one of the reasons for her assertion.

Oscar Rocca's curator insight, August 11, 2015 3:05 AM

Kathy Gorn, head of National History Day based in Washington, DC, remarked to me upon her visit to my school, "This isn't a high school. It is a small college." Flipping is one of the reasons for her assertion.

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Travel Through A Visual History Of Computer Icons

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From the Apple II to Windows Vista.
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7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos - YouTube

COOPH explains 9 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry's incredible photographs. Special thanks go to Steve McCurry for his time and permissi...
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An Internet Marketer's Website Design Cheat Sheet Resource List

An Internet Marketer's Website Design Cheat Sheet Resource List | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
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A collection of collections of tools (software and sites) that will help you with graphics, fonts, illustrations, memes, and more. All things you might need for your web work.(I'm still sorting through for my favorite "keepers" in the list.)

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Before & After: 4 Slide Makeover Tips

Before & After: 4 Slide Makeover Tips | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
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Please, for the love of mercy, don't make ugly presentations.

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Please, for the love of mercy, don't make ugly presentations.

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Google's 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google's 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here's what they learned.
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Some things you want to think about when making your website mobile.

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How to Provide Student Feedback in the Digital World - Brilliant or Insane

How to Provide Student Feedback in the Digital World - Brilliant or Insane | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
This feedback model and how-to video illustrate powerful student feedback in a digital world.
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Something to think about for adapting student feedback for emerging literacies in new media.

 

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Social Media in a Nutshell an infographic

Social Media in a Nutshell an infographic | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it

"Social Media is a fast growing industry and it can be hard to follow. So sometimes it is nice to take a step back and review who the big players are and what they actually do.

 

The following infographic by  Text Marketer  takes a global look on 4 of the main players: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest – and compares it with more traditional media like email and SMS."


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Training in Business's curator insight, March 27, 2014 12:56 PM

Social Media in a Nutshell an infographic

#SocialMedia

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The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness

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Inside Disney's radical plan to modernize its cherished theme parks.
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The Mouse goes digitally interactive in a gigantic way. The behind-the-scenes prep for this move is mind-boggling.

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You Suck at PowerPoint

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A downloadable show of "don'ts" for PPT presenters. Standalone or add your own spin to the deck.

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Early Motorola Flip Phone commercial

http://internetlurker.blogspot.com/ If you have information about this video like voices or actors please leave a comment. Help document for the great archiv...
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OpenStax College

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Free, open-source, high-quality textbooks for your college course.
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Are these the textbooks of the future?

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The History Of Web Design Explained In 9 GIFs

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25 years of web design, summarized in nine unforgettable GIFs.
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A good gif-y look at web design history.

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New Media Gallery | Newseum

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An interesting look at how new media changed an old media genre: News.

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COOPH - The Cooperative of Photography

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As the 'Cooperative of Photography', COOPH is an effective means for anyone passionate about photography to network, learn and collaborate with other photographers across the globe. Moving forward with a solid foundation and limitless aspirations, COOPH aims to push the boundaries of photography culture as we know it. However, COOPH can only grow and evolve together with you – the people behind the lens. So share our passion, become a part of the community and join the conspiracy of light!
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9 Photo Composition Tips (feat. Steve McCurry) - YouTube

COOPH explains 9 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry's incredible photographs. Special thanks go to Steve McCurry for his time and permissi...
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12 pieces of advice for giving talks that have impact

12 pieces of advice for giving talks that have impact | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
Sharing an idea isn’t like snapping your fingers — things don’t just instantly change. But as more people hear an idea over time, it can trickle into people’s thinking -- and shifts, both subtle an...
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Supplement your awesome digital presentation materials with really good delivery. Here are some tips.

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Here's What The Opening of "The Simpsons" Looks Like Recreated With Stock Footage

Here's What The Opening of "The Simpsons" Looks Like Recreated With Stock Footage | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
A new stock footage Simpsons approximation takes you on a non-animated tour of Springfield, and you'll barely notice the difference.
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A good exercise for students learning to edit video in Premiere Pro, Final Cut,etc. (Video Blocks is a good source for stock video - with reasonable cover-all license fee.)

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Applying The Addictive Psychology Of Slot Machines To App Design

Applying The Addictive Psychology Of Slot Machines To App Design | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
The secret to slot machines' addictiveness can be reduced to a few basic psychological principles.
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The Skinner Box as a user-experience model? What digital applications can we find here? Hmm.

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The What, Whys, and Hows - Digital Storytelling: A Toolkit for Educators - CampusGuides SLIS at Springshare

The What, Whys, and Hows - Digital Storytelling: A Toolkit for Educators - CampusGuides SLIS at Springshare | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it
This guide provides links to current research about digital storytelling, why and how to teach it, apps and tools to use, successful examples, and copyright teaching tools. It is designed for use by teachers and librarians of students of all ages.

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A good overview of resources for and approaches to digital story-telling.

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Randy Nichols's curator insight, April 29, 2015 9:27 AM

A good overview of current approaches to digital story-telling...

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How The Grid Will Automate Web Design Without Killing The Designer

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Can you replace a human designer with artificial intelligence?
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Learn to love our Robot Overlords! Just kidding - technology-assisted, - and influenced - and remediated - and facilitated  - web design.

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Randy Nichols's curator insight, April 17, 2015 2:28 PM

"All your web are belong to us!" -Our Future Robot Overlords

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LinkedIn continues move into higher education with purchase of lynda.com

LinkedIn continues move into higher education with purchase of lynda.com | From Chalkboards to Smartphones | Scoop.it

"LinkedIn has become a company to watch in higher education. This week the job networking site announced it would spend $1.5 billion to buy lynda.com, an online course portal."


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Read this!

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