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5 Smart Questions Instructional Designers Should Ask: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning

5 Smart Questions Instructional Designers Should Ask: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

How instructional designers can keep their eye on the big picture and prevent going down the wrong path.


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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.

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Apple granted patent to replace boring broadcast content

Apple granted patent to replace boring broadcast content | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

Let’s say you’re listening to the radio, and it begins playing a song you don’t like. Under a new patent granted to Apple today, your radio could seamlessly switch to a song from your iTunes library for the duration, then switch back to the broadcast when it’s done. And according to the patent reported by Apple Insider, the same technology could apply to a linear TV broadcast, commercials included.


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GOOD.is | Infographic: What's a B Corporation? (Raw Image)

GOOD.is | Infographic: What's a B Corporation? (Raw Image) | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

With the number of companies in the world today, it can be hard to discern which truly embody social and environmental values worth supporting. Thanks to certification efforts like those through B Lab, it's becoming a little easier to measure a company's business practices through a standardized process. Businesses can apply for certification from B Lab to become a Certified B Corporation, which is an accreditation showing that a company voluntarily meets certain standards of transparency, accountability, and performance as part of the B Corps community.

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Tech Essentials: Drupal, Joomla and Wordpress are some of the best do-it-yourself website platforms - Hawaii Business - June 2012 - Hawaii

Tech Essentials: Drupal, Joomla and Wordpress are some of the best do-it-yourself website platforms - Hawaii Business - June 2012 - Hawaii | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
Drupal, Joomla! and Wordpress are popular website platforms for the do-it-yourself webmaster.
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[Infographic] Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions!

[Infographic] Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions! | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

When you download an app from the Android Google Play store, it will prompt you to accept the permissions it requests from your device. Most people do not pay attention and simply download the app. This is a bad idea.


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5 Fun Ways to Use Facebook in Your Lesson Plans and Teaching | Emerging Education Technology

5 Fun Ways to Use Facebook in Your Lesson Plans and Teaching | Emerging Education Technology | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
The most popular site on the Internet can be leveraged in the classroom in engaging and useful ways.

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Social Media: 20 Types of Content and Format that Engage

Social Media: 20 Types of Content and Format that Engage | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
The cry of "Content is King" has been a rallying call for bloggers and on-line publishers for years.

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Facebook Autoposting - A Social Media No-No | Social Media Today

Facebook Autoposting - A Social Media No-No | Social Media Today | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

On average, Facebook Pages that show posts via a third party app such as HootSuite or TweetDeck, as opposed to linking the old fashioned manual way, receive 70% fewer likes and comments.


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ROI = Return On Infographics

ROI = Return On Infographics | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

Using Bit Rebels Data, Now Sourcing have created this Infographic "ROI = Return On Infographics - Just how successful are Infographics?".

 

Looking at the data, Bit Rebels 500 most recent articles, those with an Infographic and Traditional

 

Posts, it's interesting to see the distribution of shares across the major social networks.

Twitter is obviously the "darling' for posts with an Infographic with StumbleUpon running closely behind.

 

Who would have thought LinkedIn would yield so many shares, almost on a par with Facebook?

 

I'm not sure how Bit Rebels could ascertain whether the pageviews were solely based on the Post with an Infographic, perhaps it had also something to do with title and subject matter.

 

Source. http://bit.ly/P4vpdj

Infographic by Now Sourcing for Bit Rebels


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maxOz's comment, August 18, 2012 11:14 AM
Marty Thanks again for your input, will be in touch [Monday] Enjoy Your Weekend Be Well!!!
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Olympic Sponsors Go For Gold Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

Olympic Sponsors Go For Gold Online [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
The Olympics are over, and whether you were watching or not, you probably couldn’t avoid their sponsors’ ads.

 

Unmetric, a service that tracks brands’ online presence, collected data leading up to the Games to see how sponsors stacked up against each other.


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Online Reputation Management Infographic

Online Reputation Management Infographic | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

With the advent of social media and online review sites, it is easier than ever for consumers to give praise for their favorite places, products and/or services. It’s hard to imagine that just a few short years ago, word-of-mouth referrals occurred at a much slower pace whereas nowadays, they can occur rapidly. And this is good… at least when consumers are giving out praises.


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John van den Brink's comment, August 16, 2012 1:15 AM
Thank you Michele! I enjoyed the Olympics very much :) Have a great day!
maxOz's comment, August 16, 2012 1:21 AM
John I enjoyed this Infographic, thank you very much.
Yes the Olymppics were amazing and you too have a happy day xxx
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Forget Apple, Forget Facebook: Here's The One Company That Actually Terrifies Google Execs

Forget Apple, Forget Facebook: Here's The One Company That Actually Terrifies Google Execs | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
This company is from Washington, but no, it's not Microsoft.
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Jury: Samsung Owes Apple More Than $1 Billion for Infringing Patents

Jury: Samsung Owes Apple More Than $1 Billion for Infringing Patents | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

The jury’s verdict in the landmark case found Samsung products infringed on a number of Apple design and utility patents, though not for every phone and tablet that Apple had accused. The seven-man, two-woman jury also said that several Samsung phones diluted the value of the “trade dress,” or protected design, of Apple’s iPhone.


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The Internet Map: 350,000 Websites In 1 Stunning Visualization | Edudemic

The Internet Map: 350,000 Websites In 1 Stunning Visualization | Edudemic | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

The Internet Map displays 350,000 websites based on their popularity and relativity. For example, there’s a whole universe built around mega-sites like Twitter, Craigslist, and Facebook. You can zoom in then pan around to check out each of these smaller sites built around the larger one.

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Facebook Finally Allowed To Actually Buy Instagram, Deal Now Worth $738 Million

Facebook Finally Allowed To Actually Buy Instagram, Deal Now Worth $738 Million | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

Today the FTC approved Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, but the deal is worth $738 million instead of the original $1 billion.
The reason for the value decline is because Facebook was paying with $300 million in cash and 22,999,412 in stock. Facebook’s stock value hasn’t performed that well since the social network went awhile ago.


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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics? What would you make it of? It’s actually easier than you think… even if you have zero design skills whatsoever.


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Ken Peterson's comment, November 28, 2013 3:00 PM
http://www.edudemic.com/diy-infographics/
Sadhana Pittala's curator insight, May 16, 11:54 AM

Type: Versus

Pros: Easy to understand and read

cons: The colors clash with one another to the point at which it's hard to look at, the colors also look dull and washed out

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What Makes Someone Leave A Website? (Infographic)

What Makes Someone Leave A Website? (Infographic) | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
Attracting a potential customer is hard enough. Grabbing their interest and retaining them is even more difficult. It’s important to design your site so that user frustration is kept to a minimum, thereby maximizing customer retention.

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iPhone 5 release date rumor: Front panel details seen in new iPhone 5 photos - Examiner.com

iPhone 5 release date rumor: Front panel details seen in new iPhone 5 photos - Examiner.com | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

Examiner.comiPhone 5 release date rumor: Front panel details seen in new iPhone 5 photosExaminer.comHowever, the website Ubreakifix.com sent in new leaked images of the iPhone's front assembly.


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New Apple Store “prototype” in Palo Alto has massive bandwidth for live video

New Apple Store “prototype” in Palo Alto has massive bandwidth for live video | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
Apple is building a new store in the heart of Silicon Valley with an extremely high-bandwidth connection to one of the Internet's major hubs.
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Scilla Elworthy: Fighting with non-violence | Video on TED.com

TED Talks How do you deal with a bully without becoming a thug?
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Michael Liimatta: Ready to Take the Plunge into Social Media? Here's How I Did It!

Michael Liimatta: Ready to Take the Plunge into Social Media? Here's How I Did It! | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it
 OK, maybe you?re like me. You?ve been told you need to be involved with social media but simply don?t know where to start.
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School Systems Blog - Teaching Teachers to Integrate Technology

School Systems Blog - Teaching Teachers to Integrate Technology | Social Media Resources & e-learning | Scoop.it

Learning how to integrate technology into lesson plans can be unnerving for educators. Here are some ideas to help them through the process:


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iPads in Education- Transformative Use and Pedagogy

Going beyond automation and substitution when using iPads in the classroom.


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