Sono aperte le iscrizioni per il Master del Laboratorio Teconoligie dell'Educazione dell'UniFi, anche quest'anno io sono docente del Master e Insegnalo.it è partner tecnologico per i webinar.
Il Master è finalizzato a sviluppare competenze digitali relative a progettazione, gestione, erogazione e condivisione di contenuti e di risorse educative aperte (Open Educational Resources).
Esso si struttura intorno a tre profili emergenti. - Open Education Manager : saper progettare, implementare e disseminare percorsi didattici basati su risorse educative "open"; - Network and Mobile Learning Manager : sapersi avvalere di strategie educative che includono l’uso di Social Computing, di Mobile & Tablet Based Learning e di progettazione/produzione di e-book; - Esperto di Media Education e di Competenza digitale : saper definire criteri, metodologie e tecnologie per la valutazione e l’implementazione di nuovi modelli di competenza digitale.
Le competenze sviluppate risultano rilevanti nel mondo della scuola, della formazione professionale e dell'editoria, particolarmente in rapporto alla trasformazione in atto verso classi digitali e verso nuovi modelli di digital reading.
In questi ultimi anni si parla sempre più spesso di MOOC (massive open online course) sono dei corsi online aperti pensati per una formazione a distanza che coinvolga un numero elevato di utenti. Ecco una interessante analisi del processo.
Joomdle - Seamlessly integrate Joomla with Moodle. We are happy to announce the new release of Joomdle, which comes with some nice new features and many bug fixes. - Payplans 3 integration - Akeeba Subscriptions integration - PostgreSQL support - New view to show children grades - Improvements in Jomsocial integration
Via Patric Lougheed
Add Facebook like and comment box to your moodle. Note: Due to the way Facebook plugins are designed, plugin might have issues if the page it is displayed on is not accessible by Facebook. Features: - Facebook comment box, with custom number of comments. - Facebook like box. - Facebook share button. - Ability to display either only comment or like box or both. - Display individual box for each page or a single one through out the site. - Ability to manage all comments posted using a Facebook app id. - Supports a dark and light coloured theme.
Via Miloš Bajčetić
"iPad is a versatile device only when coupled with the "right" apps. To tap into the full potential of iPad and to leverage it for your professional learning purposes, you should definitely have certain apps installed on it. Here is a list of some important apps to start with. Of course the selection is based on my personal experience with app reviewing. I have reviewed hundreds of apps in the last couple of years and the ones below, I believe, are the best in the area of professional development:"
Via John Evans
Moodle 2.6 is coming very soon, if you haven’t tried it out you might want to jump over to QA.moodle.net to explore a little and get your feet wet. There is a laundry list of new features, changes, enhancements, fixes and improved usability over in the release notes: http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.6_release_notes. Below you’ll find 5 of my favorite new features, changes or enhancements and each, in my opinion, goes a long way in improving the usability of Moodle. 1. Performance: first and foremost 2.6 should be a faster and less resource hungry site to run. “Many important changes have been made to improve Moodle’s performance: a new sessions infrastructure with 100% support that adds a new memcached session handler and improves the existing ones; OPcache support; changes to reduce memory usage and lots of new cache definitions to reduce database queries by using fast cache stores.” ...
Via Miloš Bajčetić
The 3rd installment of the Moodle MOOC on WizIQ is coming February 1st 2014. This next installment of live interactions buoyed by online coursework will focus on “collaborative learning and connecting online for instruction and learning”.
“Technology and the Internet can be used in many different ways, and you can benefit a lot if you learn how to use them wisely. You won’t realize the full potential of the Internet and your gadgets until you start using tools that will enhance your learning and authoring potential. There are many tools that can be used for that purpose, but we chose the best 10 of them for educational writers, which you should start using as soon as possible.”
Via Dennis T OConnor
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