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Purpose and Quality of MOOCs

Purpose and Quality of MOOCs | Medialia | Scoop.it
Thanks to Grainne Conole for the post on MOOCs and a New Classification of MOOCs, where she has critiqued thoroughly on quality assurance of MOOCs from a course and instructional design perspective...

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thinking about a general quality check list, which coult be helpful.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 28, 2013 2:45 PM

Quality in online education, in particular MOOCs might be defined differently from those quality in classroom education, with a face-to-face teaching environment. What is quality of MOOC from the perspective of educators, learners, and employers?

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 28, 2013 6:56 PM

Quality might look different but quality still has to meet a high standard. What are we doing to ensure that?

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Create Interactive Videos And Publish Them To Facebook With Clickberry

Create Interactive Videos And Publish Them To Facebook With Clickberry | Medialia | Scoop.it
Clickberry provides users with a number of interesting video editing options such as overlaying hyperlinks, tagging friends or linking to any online video

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interesting beta version

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Tracy Hanson's curator insight, May 4, 2013 9:43 AM

Another online tool for learners to put in their tool bag.

Người Họ Lê's comment, May 5, 2013 11:27 PM
Cloud storage with 1GB free space.
Olga Boldina's comment, May 6, 2013 11:28 AM
Thank you for your comment. I hope I`ll get some more information about it!
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Organize and Present Ideas using Mind Maps

Organize and Present Ideas using Mind Maps | Medialia | Scoop.it

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becool's curator insight, March 12, 2013 5:38 AM

Een nieuwe Mindmap tool, wie wil die eens uittesten?

slesch's comment, March 12, 2013 8:46 AM
Neat tool to create a presentation from a mindmap, but cost associated
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 16, 2013 4:26 PM

another online mind mapping tool

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Phoster - Make your Own Poster

Phoster - Make your Own Poster | Medialia | Scoop.it

With stylish templates which are already within the application, you will be able to create posters without great effort. When you do the first step making posters, you can utilize various effects and decorations to complete the chic posters of your own.


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 11, 2013 7:44 AM

Prepare your own posters (Inn Apple dispositives) and share it everywhere

Lucy Beaton's curator insight, February 15, 2013 4:56 AM

Works on iPad and iPhone. Makes not only posters but also flyers and cards.

A lot of formatting options, you can share your poster on all the most popular social sites.

IMA-EDU.GR's curator insight, February 17, 2013 1:31 PM

Με κομψό πρότυπα τα οποία είναι ήδη μέσα από την εφαρμογή, θα είστε σε θέση να δημιουργήσουν αφίσες, χωρίς μεγάλη προσπάθεια. Όταν κάνετε το πρώτο βήμα για τη δημιουργία αφισών, μπορείτε να χρησιμοποιήσετε διάφορα εφέ και διακοσμητικά για να ολοκληρώσει το κομψό αφίσες της δικής σας.

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Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Web 2.0 Tools… Are They In Your School?

Creativity In The Digital Classroom… Web 2.0 Tools… Are They In Your School? | Medialia | Scoop.it
I hope you enjoyed the past post and welcome you to a series of posts  of series  dedicated to Creativity in digital classroom. I have some reflection, ideas, and some amazing resources to share.  ...

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 24, 2013 3:30 AM

Creativity is the first step in innovation...

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Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education

Curation, as a Pedagogical Tool To Embolden Critical Thinking in Education | Medialia | Scoop.it
Exploring Curation as a core competency in digital and media literacy education

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Diana Juárez's curator insight, April 26, 2015 1:27 PM

La curación como herramienta pedagógica para propiciar el pensamiento crítico en la educación.

Barbara Monica Pérez Moo's curator insight, August 12, 2015 9:16 AM

Habilidades digitales y pensamiento crítico.

Gilbert C FAURE's curator insight, August 13, 2015 8:37 AM

of course!

2013

good link

http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/articles/10.5334/2013-02/

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WiseMapping - free online mind mapping editor

WiseMapping - free online mind mapping editor | Medialia | Scoop.it
WiseMapping is a free, fast and simple online mind mapping editor for individuals and business. Sign up to start organizing and sharing your ideas and thoughts.

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Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, March 17, 2013 5:25 AM

A great editor

DanielDoherty's curator insight, March 17, 2013 12:10 PM

intriguing concept 

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, March 28, 2013 7:02 PM

Estupendo, sencillo y útil. Muy adecuado para el tercer ciclo de primaria- lo añado a mi presentación sobre mind mapping  http://www.mindmeister.com/240294949/mind-mapping-in-our-classes y a la comparativa de aplicaciones http://bit.ly/YHc3Cg

 

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25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher | Medialia | Scoop.it
25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 16, 2013 3:01 PM

Very good insight on Google tools

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Students as Curators of Their Learning Topics

Students as Curators of Their Learning Topics | Medialia | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Must-read article on ClutterMuseum.com by Leslie M-B, exploring in depth the opportunity to have students master their selected topics by "curating" them, rather than by reading and memorizing facts about them.

 

"Critical and creative thinking should be prioritized over remembering content"

 

"That students should learn to think for themselves may seem like a no-brainer to many readers, but if you look at the textbook packages put out by publishers, you’ll find that the texts and accompanying materials (for both teachers and students) assume students are expected to read and retain content—and then be tested on it.

 

Instead, between middle school (if not earlier) and college graduation, students should practice—if not master—how to question, critique, research, and construct an argument like an historian."

 

This is indeed the critical point. Moving education from an effort to memorize things on which then to be tested, to a collaborative exercise in creating new knowledge and value by pulling and editing together individual pieces of content, resources and tools that allow the explanation/illustration of a topic from a specific viewpoint/for a specific need.

 

And I can't avoid to rejoice and second her next proposition: "What if we shifted the standards’ primary emphasis from content, and not to just the development of traditional skills—basic knowledge recall, document interpretation, research, and essay-writing—but to the cultivation of skills that challenge students to make unconventional connections, skills that are essential for thriving in the 21st century?"

 

What are these skills, you may ask. Here is a good reference where to look them up: http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/P21_Framework_Definitions.pdf (put together by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills)

 

 

Recommended. Good stuff. 9/10

 

Full article: www.cluttermuseum.com/make-students-curators/

 

(Image credit: Behance.net)

 

 


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Education Creations's curator insight, May 12, 2014 12:00 AM

How to turn students into curators.

Sample Student's curator insight, May 5, 2015 10:14 PM

We often ask our students to create annotated bibliographies, and this focuses on their capacity to evaluate and make decisions about the validity, reliability and relevance of sources they have found. using Scoop.it, we can ask them to do much the same thing, but they will publish their ideas for an audience, and will also be able to provide and use peer feedback to enhance and tighten up their thinking. This is relevant to any curriculum area. Of course it is dependent on schools being able to access any social media, but rather than thinking about what is impossible, perhaps we could start thinking about what is possible and lobbying for change.

Sample Student's curator insight, May 5, 2015 10:18 PM

We often ask our students to create annotated bibliographies, and this focuses on their capacity to evaluate and make decisions about the validity, reliability and relevance of sources they have found. Using Scoop.it, we can ask them to do much the same thing. But they will publish their ideas for an audience, and will also be able to provide and use peer feedback to enhance and tighten up their thinking. This is relevant to any age, and any curriculum area. Of course it is dependent on schools being able to access social media. But rather than thinking about what is impossible, perhaps we should start thinking about what is possible, and lobbying for change. Could you use a Scoop.it collection as an assessment task?