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Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Student-centric, Social...the Future? | DMLcentral

Digital Storytelling 106: Open, Participatory, Student-centric, Social...the Future? | DMLcentral | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Far more important to me than all the venture-capitalized consortia of elite university MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) and the hundreds of thousands of students flocking to them is a course taught by an adjunct professor at University of...

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Interesting perspective on abandoning the LMS in favour of individual student learning blogs

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"Twitter...is where the learning happens" feels like a very important part of this piece. We don't just learn by bits, but by banter. 

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Intresting course... worth more investigation....

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Student-centric learning approaches

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Students make course content accessible during summer program - Penn State News

Students make course content accessible during summer program - Penn State News | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
This past summer, Penn State Fayette was one of six campuses chosen to pilot the Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) program, which gave students the opportunity to start college a semester early to improve their English and math skills while...
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Slightly off topic, but an interesting story about using technology to improve recruitment and retention of new students in University courses through a summer semester preparation program

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20 Edtech Concepts and Devices That Every Teacher Should Know About - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

20 Edtech Concepts and Devices That Every Teacher Should Know About - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
We have seen a lot of advancement in education technology designed for the classroom, and to be effective, teachers need to stay abreast of these new technologies and concepts.
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10 Tips to Use Flashcards in eLearning - eLearning Industry

10 Tips to Use Flashcards in eLearning - eLearning Industry | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
The use of flashcards in eLearning courses has the power to make the eLearning experience fascinating, inspiring, and effective for learners of all ages.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Eight Alternatives to Google Image Search

Free Technology for Teachers: Eight Alternatives to Google Image Search | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
#eLearning Eight Alternatives to Google Image Search: Last fall I published a chart comparing alternatives to ... http://t.co/XjgrQKryPU
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Tech Meets Education: 4 FREE apps every 21st century student should download - Pulse Nigeria

Tech Meets Education: 4 FREE apps every 21st century student should download - Pulse Nigeria | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Most students own internet enabled mobile devices, but not many of them use those devices for anything other than instant messaging, photography and general communication.
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RefMe is a new one to me - worth checking out. I love the idea of creating a ref just by scanning a barcode.

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An Introduction to Bloom's Taxonomy for Instructional Designers - E-Learning Heroes

An Introduction to Bloom's Taxonomy for Instructional Designers - E-Learning Heroes | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Learning objectives are at the very core of the instructional design process, and rightly so; without them, how would we know what content and activities to include in our courses? Unfortunately,...
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Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools | DigitalChalk Blog

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools | DigitalChalk Blog | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. In the continuation, you will find a list of the top 10 tools you can start using with ease.
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8 Tips To Effectively Use YouTube in eLearning - eLearning Industry

8 Tips To Effectively Use YouTube in eLearning - eLearning Industry | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
How To Effectively Use YouTube in eLearning. Check 8 Tips To Effectively Use YouTube in eLearning,
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Want Kids To Be More Interested In STEM Classes? There's An App For That - Co.Design

Want Kids To Be More Interested In STEM Classes? There's An App For That - Co.Design | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
The New York Hall of Science teams up with Local Projects to leverage the way kids naturally play to teach math and science concepts.
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Identifying Learning Strategies Associated with Active use of Video Annotation Software

Case study using video annotation (CLAS) to explore the connection with learning strategies in a first year engineering course. The use of the tool correlates with scores when taking into account how students approach the activities.

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eLearning Authoring: Taking the Next Step with xAPI by Craig Wiggins, Peter Berking, Andy Johnson & Steve Foreman : Learning Solutions Magazine

Authoring tools make it possible to create eLearning products, even by designers with no programming skills. These
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evolve constantly, but few of them have done much with the Experience API (xAPI).
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Instructional Design Patterns

Design patterns is a concept borrowed from software design. A design pattern is essentially a general solution or an approach to a common task. A design pattern serves as a template for how a probl...

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PowerPoint Tool Tips - ReadWriteThink

Combining words, images, graphics, and multimedia is simple with PowerPoint software. Students learn the basics of slide creation.
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Get Your Instructional Design On!: Desktop and Mobile Software Tools for Tutorial Creation

This webinar focused on the sometimes challenging and potentially fun job of creating tutorials both library and medical education environments. The speakers ...
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25 STEM Education Apps You Need in 2015

25 STEM Education Apps You Need in 2015 | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
We present the best, boldest, and brightest STEM education apps that will keep your students ready to "rock the STEM" for another amazing year!
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How Storytelling Can Improve Your eLearning Courses

How Storytelling Can Improve Your eLearning Courses | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Having trouble engaging your learners? Stories can improve your eLearning courses, not only making then more instructionally effective but also more engaging.
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5 Easy Ways to Create an Engaging eLearning Course Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

5 Easy Ways to Create an Engaging eLearning Course Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
The 5 Easy Ways to Create an Engaging eLearning Course Infographic shows how to create eLearning courses that will increase learners' engagement levels.
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A Collection of Some of The Essential Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Collection of Some of The Essential Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
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The above includes some apps and websites to further education. Hope it's helpful! #joplineagles
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A nice summary of currently popular tools and apps

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How to respond to learning-style believers

How to respond to learning-style believers | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Good arrticle /w really good extra links on #eLearning "How to respond to learning-style believers" via @CatMoore http://t.co/B5XUbZj5D5
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I don't agree with this piece - not that I'm a learning style true believer either - but it's a great discussion of a range of issues around individualising learning

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SnapIt Screen Capture

SnapIt Screen Capture | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it

SnapIt is a great tool to capture images from your screen. It is a simple and very small app yet powerful in its field of operation. You can select any region or whole screen for capturing image and paste it in any document or on disk.

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Thanks for the suggestion Wendy

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Six incredible HTML5 interactions for elearning! | Saffron Interactive

Six incredible HTML5 interactions for elearning! | Saffron Interactive | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Scalable Vector Graphics open up new opportunities for HTML5 elearning interactions http://t.co/UV1pzEjXSn
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Software that helps to keep first-year students on track - Irish Times

Software that helps to keep first-year students on track - Irish Times | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
All colleges help first-year students adapt, so they don’t get overwhelmed or drop out. A novel project at DCU uses data to predict performance and sends students helpful weekly emails
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Interesting idea - there should be more sharing between institutions of these initiatives and their insights

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Typography Basics for eLearning

Eleven minute video includes parts of a letter, serif vs sans serif, mixing serif and sans serif, Display Fonts, Hierarchy, Glyphs & Ligatures, Line Lengths, Type ...
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6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning - eLearning Industry

6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Teaching and Learning software and topics | Scoop.it
Wondering how to Engage Passive Learners In eLearning? Check the 6 Tips To Engage Passive Learners In eLearning.
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CMI-5: The next generation SCORM - The RISC Blog

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CMI-5: The next generation SCORM

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