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Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity...

Engaging Students Through Social Media: Real World Experience, Creativity... | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it

Social media has become an essential part of most people’s everyday lives, from checking Facebook and Twitter to posting blogs, Pinterest listings, and uploading YouTube videos. However, and with smartphones making it easier than ever to spend time on social media networks, in what ways can these networks be leveraged to engage and build a foundation for future student learning? While the potential of distraction is there, the right social media teaching strategies can lead to creative learning, and a productive approach to making social media part of ongoing professional development.

 

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http://gettingsmart.com/cms/blog/2012/11/engaging-students-through-social-media-real-world-experience-creativity-future-employability/

 


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES, João Greno Brogueira
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davidconover's curator insight, April 6, 2013 3:54 PM

I think this article applies to teaching social video game design as well. The task is finding the time to uncover the right social media teaching strategies.

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Information Technology in Education Wordle - "Word Cloud"

Information Technology in Education Wordle - "Word Cloud" | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
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Alexandro Lebron's comment, December 24, 2012 9:05 PM
Thank-You! ~ σας ευχαριστούμε
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20 Excellent Apps for University Students curated by Educators' Tech

20 Excellent Apps for University Students curated by Educators' Tech | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Jan Swanepoel's curator insight, May 12, 8:57 PM
This article features some of the most useful apps university students are encouraged to explore. The apps are into 10 categories, which for each category two apps are identified that go with it. A table is also included below the visual where links to the featured apps are found.
Robert Heyman's curator insight, May 24, 5:44 AM
Great apps to be used by any students undertaking the quest for knowledge. Rescooped via Jan Swanpoel's curated collection.
Gabrielle's curator insight, May 24, 3:27 PM
Great insight into useful apps I can use/unaware of.
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Here's a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

Here's a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Here's a free text-to-speech application that is easy to use & free for commercial use. Insert your script & output audio files for your e-learning courses.
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What Teachers Need to Know About "13 Reasons Why"

What Teachers Need to Know About "13 Reasons Why" | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Address concerns about this popular Netflix series and support students in processing the show and its themes.
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PDFrizator

Your Source for PDF and CHM Documents Management
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For PDF Presentations...Free Tool. Consider PDF Explorer...When you have a lot of PDF's it helps you organize, and locate all of them...~ Not Free!
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Is Your Use of Social Media FERPA Compliant?

Is Your Use of Social Media FERPA Compliant? | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Although teens use social media heavily — and many freely post sensitive personal information — instructors must be careful about how they use social media in classrooms.
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6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning -- Campus Technology

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning -- Campus Technology | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Facebook and Twitter may be ubiquitous, but there are many other social media tools out there that can enhance teaching and learning. Here, three educators share their favorites.
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A Brief History of Online Learning [Infographic]

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This infographic provides a brief visual history of online learning. See the roles technology and culture have performed in the evolution of highe
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Actívate – Fórmate

Actívate – Fórmate | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Descubre nuestros cursos gratuitos en competencias digitales que ampliarán tus conocimientos y te ayudarán a activarte profesionalmente.
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BLOG: In Support of Excellence - In Support of Excellence

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Pedagogical Wheel in several languages...more coming soon!
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The Padagogy Wheel Spanish V5 - In Support of Excellence

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The Updated V5.0 of the Padagogy Wheel has 50% more resources and 188 linked educational apps and should be in every classroom.
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“La Rueda de la Pedagogía (Padagogy Wheel) pone la motivación y capacidades al centro; que le da una de sus características más importantes como modelo que sirve de engranaje para la tecnología, el pensamiento y la motivación del estudiante."... Hay 2 versiones, una para Aplicaciones  IOS (Apple/Mac) y otra para Aplicaciones de Android.
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How Aristotle Created the Computer

How Aristotle Created the Computer | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
The philosophers he influenced set the stage for the technological revolution that remade our world.
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eLearning Trends 2017 Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

eLearning Trends 2017 Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Which trends will successfully catch learners’ attention? The eLearning Trends 2017 Infographic which presents the 6 key trends to watch out for this year!

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The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
New graduates may think they're ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there's still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly minted graduate
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Estas son las abreviaturas y códigos secretos que usan los adolescentes en mensajes de texto

Estas son las abreviaturas y códigos secretos que usan los adolescentes en mensajes de texto | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Te ayudamos a decodificar las palabras que algunos adolescentes envían por mensajes de texto y chat
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10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About

10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Woah, now this is seriously useful stuff.
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e-EVALUACIÓN DEL APRENDIZAJE: Aproximación conceptual

e-EVALUACIÓN DEL APRENDIZAJE: Aproximación conceptual | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Escribe: Yovanni Alexander Ruiz Morales (Universidad Nacional Experimental del Táchira (UNET), Venezuela) Resumen La e-evaluación surge como consecuencia de dos hechos claves: la evolución del propio concepto de evaluación y el desarrollo de las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación … Sigue leyendo →
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CC Search

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Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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Classification of Social Media Platforms

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Linking research and best practices in the field to deliver preparedness and response education for healthcare and public health practitioners.
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8 Things You Should Know before Using Social Media in Your Course - OLC

8 Things You Should Know before Using Social Media in Your Course - OLC | Information Technology "Learn IT - Teach IT" | Scoop.it
Planning to use social media in your upcoming course?  It can be a great way to enhance social learning and improve engagement.  There are a variety of available platforms, and many creative ways that faculty are integrating social media into their teaching Read More >
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5 websites where you can learn in-demand skills for free

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With the abundance of online courses out there, it’s never been easier to learn a new skill and get ahead in your current role, or in a new gig.
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The Padagogy Wheel English V5 - In Support of Excellence

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With Allan Carrington’s Padagogy Wheel Model, teachers have an at-hand reference that ties apps to specific learning outcomes directly connected to modern pedagogies and theories. They can easily
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Six Dots: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of Child Inventor Louis Braille, Illustrated

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How a tenacious boy created one of the most life-changing inventions in human history.
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Google Image Search Tips via Educators' Technology

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GwynethJones's curator insight, April 1, 2:35 PM

LOVE this....but I love @CreativeCommons more!

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 4, 9:44 AM
Great infographic to help students or teachers search for images for research or projects. 
Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 14, 10:57 AM
Great way to search your family tree. I can also see  this being used to research potential job and college applicants.  
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Informe: Competencias para un mundo digital

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El Instituto Nacional de Tecnologías Educativas y de Formación del Profesorado (INTEF) ha publicado un resumen del informe ‘Competencias para un mundo digital’ de la OCDE. En este documento nos hablan de las competencias generales básicas que necesitamos para trabajar y participar en la sociedad del siglo XXI. Una de las competencias que cobra más fuerza es la competencia digital y el papel de las TIC es cada día más importante por las posibilidades que nos ofrecen de trabajar de manera colaborativa, de comunicarnos, de compartir, de dar acceso a la educación sin barreras espacio-temporales…, por todo esto es importante trabajar en el desarrollo profesional docente en materia TIC.


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