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DropTask - Visual Task Management for Individuals and Teams

DropTask - Visual Task Management for Individuals and Teams | Media Education | Scoop.it
Visualize your workload like never before with DropTask, a complete reimagining of task management on the web.

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It's a pleasure for personal use. Shame it doesn't do the work too...I could well try it for students' planning projects 

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AC Norman's curator insight, August 6, 2013 6:46 PM

To do-variant.

Mary A. Axford's curator insight, August 12, 2013 9:05 AM

Haven't tried it, but FYI.

Mike Carrington's curator insight, August 14, 2013 7:13 PM

Like the idea - should make dividing large tasks into manageable chunks much simpler. Could be useful for organising myself and for organising school group work.

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Enhancing Student Engagement with Their Studies: A Digital Storytelling Approach

Enhancing Student Engagement with Their Studies: A Digital Storytelling Approach | Media Education | Scoop.it
Higher education institutions in South Africa are faced with low throughput rates, and the need to enhance students’ interest in their studies is a key objective for higher education institutions.
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The Power of Visual Storytelling

Subscribe to the NewsCred Blog: http://newscred.com/subscribe NewsCred and Getty Images have joined forces to create a guide on how brands can incorporate visu…
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Making the Internet of Things Understand Your Voice | MIT Technology Review

Making the Internet of Things Understand Your Voice | MIT Technology Review | Media Education | Scoop.it
With natural-language processing aided by crowdsourced data, Wit.ai aims to make smartphones, wearables, and drones heed your call.
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Artist Uses 3D Printer To Create A Film Without Any Film

Artist Uses 3D Printer To Create A Film Without Any Film | Media Education | Scoop.it
French artist Julien Maire used a 3D printer to create 85 figurines out of a liquid resin so that light could be projected through them.
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Digital Storytelling MOOClet Coming Soon! | MSUglobal

Digital Storytelling MOOClet Coming Soon! | MSUglobal | Media Education | Scoop.it
Currently working on this #MOOClet for MSUGlobal #digitalstorytelling http://t.co/yK1IbiyZhG
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Presenting Tip #1 – Plan

Presenting Tip #1 – Plan | Media Education | Scoop.it
Ben Shearon, the Stretch presenting skills consultant, shares his advice on how to plan and prepare your presentation for The Stretch Presenting Skills Compe...

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, October 12, 3:24 PM

A short series of video tips from Oxford University Press about making presentations. Tip #1 (starts in mid-video) - planning, tip #2 - practicing, tip #3 - delivering a presentation (links below this video).

I recommend watching it with students.

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Presentious

Presentious | Media Education | Scoop.it
Presentious turns your live presentations into recordings that pair your audio with each slide. It’s a novel, yet powerful format that combines the narrative structure of slides with the context of commentary.
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Looks a useful elearning tool
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Bunkr is the best place for presentations

Bunkr is the best place for presentations | Media Education | Scoop.it
Create and share easily your presentations online with Bunkr
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Better than all the others ? Suck it and see...
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Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things | digital storytelling lab

Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things | digital storytelling lab | Media Education | Scoop.it
Retelling the Sherlock Holmes story at Columbia U http://t.co/8Q3wvIvbrL #digitalstorytelling
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Visual thinking

Visual thinking | Media Education | Scoop.it
Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning - #storytelling #digitalstorytelling
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1966 Film Explores the Making of Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (and Our High-Tech Future)

1966 Film Explores the Making of Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (and Our High-Tech Future) | Media Education | Scoop.it
A Look Behind the Future, a promotional documentary from the 1960s, takes you inside the making of Stanley Kubrick's classic film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. And it shows how technology used in the film will change the future of our world.
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Psychology study takes unique look at visual learning

What you see, how your eye travels across objects and how long you stare say a lot about development and learning. To psychologists like Dr. D Wayne Mitchell...
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Food for thought

 

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Teaching video literacy for a media revolution

Teaching video literacy for a media revolution | Media Education | Scoop.it
Michael Rosenblum: it's vitally important we teach people how to communicate their ideas in video so they might speak the media language we are all increasingly using

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Storytelling Using Social Media: 9 Ways to Tell Your Story [SLIDESHARE]

Storytelling Using Social Media: 9 Ways to Tell Your Story [SLIDESHARE] | Media Education | Scoop.it
These 9 methods can seem overwhelming at first but you don’t have to do all 9 at once, ideally one of these methods jumped out at you as something you already love to do but never thought of it as a way of telling your story.
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Three Psychological Features Of A Landing Page That Make People Click

Three Psychological Features Of A Landing Page That Make People Click | Media Education | Scoop.it
What's the secret to an effective landing page? It's not the color of the button, says contributor Neil Patel.
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Legend: Great Tool to Create Interactive Visual Stories with Ease - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Legend: Great Tool to Create Interactive Visual Stories with Ease - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Media Education | Scoop.it
The use of multimedia in the classroom has been made easy and structured for teachers and entertaining for students with Legend, a visual storytelling platform.
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How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling

How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling | Media Education | Scoop.it
Cultivating the ability to experience the “geeky rapture” of metaphorical thinking and pattern recognition. As an appreciator of the
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The eLearning Guild : 61 Tips for Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design : Publications Library

The eLearning Guild : 61 Tips for Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design : Publications Library | Media Education | Scoop.it
How can you make your learning deliverables appealing, effective, and truly memorable?
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74% of teachers say educational technology is a student motivator (infographic) -

74% of teachers say educational technology is a student motivator (infographic) - | Media Education | Scoop.it
  Infographic courtesy of PBS Learning Media.

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Karen B Wehner's curator insight, October 17, 12:09 PM

Proof the ''digital divide'' still stands, in more ways than one: Over 2/3 of teachers overall say they want more tech in classrooms, 75% of teachers in low-income schools.

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Creaza AS - YouTube

Creaza AS - YouTube | Media Education | Scoop.it
This is the official Creaza channel on YouTube.
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Creaza is still the nearest thing to a perfect media education suite I know...
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To Improve at Speaking, Try Annotating Your Words With These 5 Symbols - Entrepreneur

To Improve at Speaking, Try Annotating Your Words With These 5 Symbols - Entrepreneur | Media Education | Scoop.it
Preparing in advance can help you practice where to put the stress in your voice or add dramatic pauses.
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Secrets to Making Good Interactive Films by FoST Prize-Winners Daniels

Secrets to Making Good Interactive Films by FoST Prize-Winners Daniels | Media Education | Scoop.it

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...not that films aren't already interactive of course...

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 21, 10:39 PM


Yelena Rachitsky:  "Many filmmakers testing out the waters of interactive film understand the inherent murkiness of the medium: the challenge in giving your audience agency while maintaining enough control over the narrative to let it take shape."