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Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes

Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Classmint lets anyone create annotatable, audible, beautiful notes that can be folded like paper. It also maintains automated revision list to aid in timely revision.
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This looks like a great tool for note taking.

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Bonnie Buchanan's curator insight, October 4, 2013 11:59 AM

Might be worth a try.

 

Olga Bulat's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:27 AM

Good note-taking tool

 

carldowse's curator insight, January 22, 5:00 AM

Will ask my buisness undergrads to check this out. Looks promising.

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Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts

Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts | Library Technology | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.

 

Useful. 8/10

 

Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ ;

 

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Nice collection of infographic tools from an expert in digital curation.

 

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Dave Wood's curator insight, March 31, 7:50 PM

Useful tools for creating infographics

David Baker's curator insight, April 3, 11:47 AM

I am adding this to my seminar resources. Having another set of tools for my teachers to create their PIE Infographics is important.  Creating visual representations of learning is such a powerful learning for teachers and is a skill they can transfer to their classroom and for students to create in the classroom.

Trude Burnett's curator insight, May 9, 3:48 PM

Good tools to make Infographics

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Why Are Girls Not Pursuing Computer Science Degrees?

Why Are Girls Not Pursuing Computer Science Degrees? | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Why don't more girls pursue technology careers, become scientists, or become computer scientists? They seem to be self-restraining from computer science degrees and more.
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Some fascinating facts in this article.  What is not mentioned is the degree of sexual harassment and downgrading of the women who do make it into the profession... thought this is not the only profession of which it is true.

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The Differences Between Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants

The Differences Between Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Basically, all of our young digital natives are being taught by "digital immigrants", or, folks who didn't grow up with the internet.
The post The Differences Between Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants appeared first on Edudemic.
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Well, I think the difference is exaggerated and in some cases wrong - the studies show that multitasking is a myth, for example - but still makes a good point to keep in mind.

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6 things I am wondering about discovery

6 things I am wondering about discovery | Library Technology | Scoop.it
I blogged 8 things we know about web scale discovery systems in 2013 , an attempt to summarize the current consensus after 4 years of web scale discovery service use in libraries and hundreds of research papers and presentation.
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To answer your question, Aaron, yes, this post is valuable.  We need to think a LOT about discovery systems and how to keep improving them.  Warning - it is a pretty long post.

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Exclusive Opinion, Commentary and Op-ed from today's Top Economists and Public Intellectuals - Project Syndicate

Exclusive Opinion, Commentary and Op-ed from today's Top Economists and Public Intellectuals - Project Syndicate | Library Technology | Scoop.it
The highest-quality commentary and analysis from the world's most distinguished voices.
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Looks like a fascinating blog/web site on politics, economics, and culture.

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10 Things To Know About iPads In The Classroom

10 Things To Know About iPads In The Classroom | Library Technology | Scoop.it
You can't hurl a textbook without hitting an iPad. So what's the real deal with iPads in the classroom right now? How and why are they being used?
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Create interactive digital documents with Lucidpress

Create interactive digital documents with Lucidpress | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Quickly create digital documents for viewing on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Free yourself from the bounds of the printed page with scrolling areas, and enchant your audience with videos, galleries, and interactivity.

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Another document creating tool that might work for tutorials.

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Ruby Rennie Panter's curator insight, October 6, 2013 4:50 AM

This is nice - an online interactive text creator to rival iBooksAuthot

Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com's curator insight, October 6, 2013 9:50 AM

Make your documents come alive and social.

Cheri Chettle's curator insight, October 28, 2013 1:44 PM

Goodbye Printer, hello beautiful images which are always in colour!

 

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Glossi

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Free digital magazine creation platform. Add images, photos, videos, animations and audio. Customize and publish for desktop and mobile devices.

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So many tools, so little time...

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, October 8, 2013 8:07 PM

Looks like and interesting tool.

Elaine Watkins's curator insight, October 11, 2013 2:30 AM

Looks excellent for a literacy based activity!

 

Progressive training's curator insight, November 29, 2013 6:37 AM

Glossi - Free digital magazine creation platform.

 

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Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro

Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Moovly is an online tool that allows you to create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads or e-cards.

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Mary A. Axford's insight:

Looks interesting, but not a good sign that I couldn't get a couple of videos in the gallery to play.

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Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, March 20, 9:48 AM

another one!

Sherryl Perry's curator insight, May 30, 9:00 AM

This is a real find. The free version looks powerful enough for many small businesses to use without having to upgrade to a premium package.

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 3:48 PM

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This looks like an impressive way to create instructional video for free.

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YTD Video Downloader and Converter

YTD Video Downloader and Converter | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Download free videos from 50+ sitesConvert Most Video Formats: mp3, mp4, wmv, flv, mov, 3gp, aviWatch free videos later on other devices: iPad, iPhone, iPod, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Kindle Fire, Blackberry and many othersIntegrated video player to...

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Vance Stevens's curator insight, October 1, 2013 11:27 AM

Nik Peachey recommended this one, and I commented that I am using Any Video Converter to extract mp3s from YouTube videos (and sometimes using them in classrooms with no Internet).  It's free and works quite well, http://www.any-video-converter.com/

Ilana Rosansky's curator insight, October 2, 2013 1:26 AM

I often download short videos from YouTube and elsewhere but also often experience various download 'problems'. I am optimistic that this may solve those problems... Looks good!

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, October 6, 2013 11:38 AM

from Phil Vinogradov

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Now at your library: Streaming movies, music - Bradenton Herald

Now at your library: Streaming movies, music - Bradenton Herald | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Now at your library: Streaming movies, music
Bradenton Herald
SEATTLE — There's a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it's not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles.
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Not in my library yet.  Streaming DVDs for education is being offered piecemeal and is expensive, and needs to improve.  There is a great database of educational media called Films on Demand that my library has access to.

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YouTube launches library of free music that anyone can use

YouTube launches library of free music that anyone can use | Library Technology | Scoop.it
YouTube includes a number of simple production tools to help filmmakers improve their projects, but today it's launching one that could be huge for the low- or no-budget shooter: a library of...
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Can You Name The Most Educated Countries?

Can You Name The Most Educated Countries? | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Without scrolling through this article, quickly try to name the most educated countries? Think you can do it?
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How Inquiry-Based Learning Works With STEM

How Inquiry-Based Learning Works With STEM | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Learning through inquiry is not a new concept - at all. Much of the more general life- learning that we do as humans is based on inquiry.
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Good article.  I have been involved this semester in a problem-based learning (PBL) class and it has been fascinating.

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A Great New Feature from YouTube: Add Quizzes to your Videos ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great New Feature from YouTube: Add Quizzes to your Videos ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Library Technology | Scoop.it
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Have been using Socrative for quizzes in class, but this could be good for video tutorials.

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10 Time-Saving Videos All About iPads In The Classroom

10 Time-Saving Videos All About iPads In The Classroom | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Figuring out how to use iPads in the classroom is a bit easier thanks to these useful videos. They cover an array of topics but are worth a watch for busy teachers!
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Good for K12 education, not sure about higher ed.

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TitanPad

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TitanPad lets people work on one document simultaneously
Nik Peachey's insight:
Another sound EtherPad based tool for collaborative writing tasks
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Looks useful - there have been times I've needed such a thing.

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Odile Dupont's curator insight, October 28, 2013 3:25 PM

une autre déclinaison de Etherpad depuis son rachat par Google.  Un autre Framapad ...

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 12:14 PM
This would be a good tool to use in collaborative writing lessons. Or better yet, with peer reviews!
carldowse's curator insight, January 18, 5:06 AM

Can be used in the classroom for 'live' collaborative writing with the updates projected onto a screen for the group to see as the contribute

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Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes

Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Classmint lets anyone create annotatable, audible, beautiful notes that can be folded like paper. It also maintains automated revision list to aid in timely revision.
Nik Peachey's insight:
This looks like a great tool for note taking.

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Bonnie Buchanan's curator insight, October 4, 2013 11:59 AM

Might be worth a try.

 

Olga Bulat's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:27 AM

Good note-taking tool

 

carldowse's curator insight, January 22, 5:00 AM

Will ask my buisness undergrads to check this out. Looks promising.

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Referencing a Tweet in an Academic Paper? Here's an Automatic Citation Generator

Referencing a Tweet in an Academic Paper? Here's an Automatic Citation Generator | Library Technology | Scoop.it
A handy little tool will take any tweet's URL and spit back MLA- and APA-style citations for it. (Referencing a Tweet in an Academic Paper?
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YES!  Now this I can use... not sure where in my citation tools guide to put it, though.

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Learning Ace

Learning Ace | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Learning Ace is a 100% student-focused web destination that leverages our proprietary adaptive search and recommendation technologies and our instructor/publisher relationships to develop an insanely valuable resource to students at each learning...

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Has anyone used this one?  Looks like it could be a useful tool for library tutorials.

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John Bostock's curator insight, October 6, 2013 9:56 AM

This could be worth some exploration - a new search engine for web-based learning materials that helps students build their own learning plans. 

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Insane!
A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, October 6, 2013 5:32 PM

Surprisingly useful search engine for university level student  research

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How to Build Effective Online Learning Communities

How to Build Effective Online Learning Communities | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Ever think about starting or participating in online learning communities? Take a look at what they are and how they can be helpful!
The post How to Build Effective Online Learning Communities appeared first on Edudemic.
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Good at definitions, not much detail.

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10 Web Resources To Help Teach About Primary Sources

10 Web Resources To Help Teach About Primary Sources | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Wondering how to get your students to use and analyze primary sources instead of their beloved Wikipedia? Here are some great resources for primary sources.
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Stage: Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera

Get Stage: Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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This looks like a really useful free way to turn your tablet into an IWB and document camera.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 1, 2013 4:48 AM

This looks like a really useful free way to turn your tablet into an IWB and document camera.

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Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education

Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Free online tutorials for teachers and students. These are step by step camtasia screencasts that take you through a whole range of ict and web2.0 tools.
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Another item that I suspect is more aimed at K-12 but maybe useful for higher education as well, at least some of the items.

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How To Use Augmented Reality In Education

How To Use Augmented Reality In Education | Library Technology | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is not something limited to just Hollywood blockbusters though. There are a bunch of ways people are using augmented reality in education, believe it or not.
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Fascinating.

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