“A blog is one of the most important things to have for a business that tries using social media to increase brand awareness. Unfortunately, many know that now. The resulting sea of content that comes from blogs has made proper exposure more challenging than ever.”
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“The company is currently signing up testers for this educator targeted PowerPoint add-on.”The brand new service, likely to be targeted at the education sector based on information in various Office Mix Knowledge Base entries, transforms PowerPoint presentations into interactive, online lessons, whilst allowing users to share the document with anyone. Microsoft's goal is to turn PowerPoint presentations into classroom content by using Office Mix as it provides audio and video recording, handwriting, a screen capture tool as well as the ability to insert interactive elements such as quizzes and CK12 exercises.
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One of the main concepts that leads to successful e-Learning course design is information chunking. But what is chunking? Why is it embedded in the world of instructional design? And what kind of chunking strategies can an ...
Richard Byrne provides a comparision chart comparing five blogging platforms in eight key elements in this post. If you are considering starting a blog for yourself or your students this post will provide information that may help you in making the best decision.
Creating animations has always been considered as one of the most complex aspects of graphic design that requires specific software and technological expertise. It is a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and high speed computers.
However, over the past few years, the emergence of different online presentation and animation tools have simplified the process of creating animations...
Penxy is the easiest way to control and deliver your presentations from your iPad or iPhone during a real event. You can seamlessly stream your presentations (including your voice) online. Better yet, you can record your presentation so that you can share it with your social networks.
You can video conference, screen share, and chat. People can dial in by phone, or use their computer camera and microphone. We even record your meetings for later playback!
You can video conference, screen share, and chat. People can dial in by phone, or use their computer camera and microphone. We even record your meetings for later playback! - See more at: http://emeet.me/#sthash.GdhRqPFI.dpufYou can video conference, screen share, and chat. People can dial in by phone, or use their computer camera and microphone. We even record your meetings for later playback! - See more at: http://emeet.me/#sthash.GdhRqPFI.dpufYou can video conference, screen share, and chat. People can dial in by phone, or use their computer camera and microphone. We even record your meetings for later playback! - See more at: http://emeet.me/#sthash.GdhRqPFI.dpuf
by Simon Slangen"YouTube is a favourite past-time for many of us; the chance to lead your own TV station. From you, for you. And yet, for all the time we spend on this web site, we know very little about it. It’s not surprising, seeing the size of this site, that there are a lot of back doors. A lot of ways to do things you wouldn’t expect."If you like YouTube, as many of us do, it’ll pay off to look into these secrets. With this knowledge, it’s easier to get what you want, when you want it; to enjoy YouTube in its full glory."
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“Rich Kiker, the director of online learning at Palisades School District (PA), talks about how he helped build an online learning environment that offers expanded choice for students and plenty of professional development and support for teachers.”
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“Picture this:You walk into a networking event. Your pockets are stuffed with your high-quality matte business cards. As you walk in, you get excited by the thought of everyone falling in love with”
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"This list includes some of my favorite ways to use the iPad for student (and teacher) presentations. Whether you decide to have students make their own Tellagamis or try using SlideShare for PowerPoint inspiration, these 13 tips will change the way you see iPads as a way to create and give presentations in your classroom."
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Start Developing iOS Apps Today provides the perfect starting point for iOS development. On your Mac, you can create iOS apps that run on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. View this guide’s four short modules as a gentle introduction to building your first app—including the tools you need and the major concepts and best practices that will ease your path.
The PresentersWall is your interaction tool and gives the audience her voice back. Let your audience vote, rate, ask and react via their own smartphone, tablet or laptop. Our interactive wall is a combination of a voting system and a Twitterwall. In this way your audience can vote and respond on questions or statements to create an interactive discussion.
"I’m a big fan of mind mapping as a method for organizing thoughts, connecting concepts, and visualizing the big picture of concept. In fact, I think that the mind mapping process is so valuable that I created an entire workshop about it. I’ve tried a lot of mind mapping tools over the years. Here are five like I have installed on my iPad right now."