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Marco Tempest: A magical tale (with augmented reality) | Video on TED.com

Marco Tempest: A magical tale (with augmented reality) | Video on TED.com | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The applications for education may be not be here yet, but this is amazing technology for telling stories in a live format.  

 

A must see.  

 

TED Talks Marco Tempest spins a beautiful story of what magic is, how it entertains us and how it highlights our humanity -- all while working extraordinary illusions with his hands and an augmented reality machine.

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Blooms-quicksheets

Some helpful sheets featuring Blooms taxonomy.


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Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread: How Information Today i...

Associate Director for Research Kristen Purcell will share Pew Internet data on the rapid growth of mobile connectivity and social networking in the U.S., focus...

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Create video tutorials and presentations - 10 free software

Create video tutorials and presentations - 10 free software | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Free software for doing screencasts and video tutorials.  I love free!


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Calling all Academics: April 2 as the Day for Higher Ed | Inside Higher Ed

Calling all Academics: April 2 as the Day for Higher Ed | Inside Higher Ed | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

We’ve all read it and clearly we all have an opinion on it. And as much as we wring our hands and see the writing on the wall (they came for the k-12 teachers, and we said/did nothing [and in fact in many cases added our voices to those who would seek to undermine them], and now they are coming for us), we collectively do very little to change the perception that the general has about people teaching in higher education.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/college-ready-writing/calling-all-academics-april-2-day-higher-ed#ixzz1qcAiyN3S
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College Degree Is Cheaper Than The Cost Of Dropping Out - Huffington Post

College Degree Is Cheaper Than The Cost Of Dropping Out - Huffington Post | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
College Degree Is Cheaper Than The Cost Of Dropping OutHuffington PostIf you're thinking of dropping out of college because it costs too much, don't. College pays off. People who don't go to college suffer from a lifetime of lower earnings.
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Best Practices for Laptops in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Best Practices for Laptops in the Classroom - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Jason has provided five tips for dealing with gadgets in the classroom, and Ryan has shared his own digital etiquette policy.


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Online Education Continues Rapid Growth

Online Education Continues Rapid Growth | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The flexibility, convenience and growing acceptance of online distance education is creating a new trend in how college students attend classes and earn their degrees.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers | Edutopia

Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers | Edutopia | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Resources for teaching and learning with TED Talks.
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Splashtop Releases Whiteboard App for Android Tablets -- Campus Technology

Splashtop has released an application that gives functionality similar to that of an interactive whiteboard to Android-based tablet computers.
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Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools

Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

For the past 8 months, I have been introduced to and have used many Web 2.0 Tools – personally, with my staff and school, and with my students.  I would like to briefly share some of the Web 2.0 tools.


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This is cool  because it is telling you about all Web 2.0 tools

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College 2.0: 'Social-Media Blasphemy': An Academic Adds 'Enemy' Feature to Facebook - College 2.0 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

College 2.0: 'Social-Media Blasphemy': An Academic Adds 'Enemy' Feature to Facebook - College 2.0 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Blackboard Speaks Out on Open Source Move -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Speaks Out on Open Source Move -- Campus Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In this Q&A, Blackboard Learn President Ray Henderson and Moodlerooms Chairman and CEO Lou Pugliese explain why Blackboard is getting into the open source business, what's different about delivering services to those customers versus Blackboard's...
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Make Your Own E-Books with Pandoc - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Make Your Own E-Books with Pandoc - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

As devices for reading e-books proliferate, it increasingly makes sense to make publications available in an e-book. There are a number of cases in which you might do this:

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THE END OF TEACHING

Thought provoking SideShare by Alvaro Gonzalez-Alorda


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How Are Learning Analytics Being Used in Education? | Emerging Education Technology

How Are Learning Analytics Being Used in Education? | Emerging Education Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Guest writer Andrianes Pinantoan sheds some light on this emerging education technology.

"Wikipedia defines learning analytics as, “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs.”

The concept of learning analytics evolved in the first decade of the twenty-first century, thanks in part to new opportunities in data mining. As data sets available to researchers got larger and larger, researchers have been able to better measure and analyze how learners approach and understand new knowledge in various educational environments..."


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Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | MindShift

Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | MindShift | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The Internet has made researching subjects deceptively effortless for students — or so it may seem to them at first. Truth is, students who haven’t been taught the skills to conduct good research will invariably come up short.


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A Tour of High-Quality Open Education Resources (OER) for Writing | Edutopia

A Tour of High-Quality Open Education Resources (OER) for Writing | Edutopia | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Todd Finley leads an engaging tour of open education resources for any teacher who wants his or her students to be better writers.
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School Leadership and Technology: 10 Reasons for Education Professionals to Use Twitter

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10 Reasons for Education Professionals to Use Twitter


Can a message of only 140 characters really affect change in the world? Twitter is doing just that one message at a time.

 

Dr. Daniel L. Frazier explains you very well why; read more...


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Developing a Digital Etiquette Policy - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Developing a Digital Etiquette Policy - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Interesting post on developing a policy for students using laptops in face-to-face classes.

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25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms | Edudemic

25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms | Edudemic | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

I just love Ted Talks, don't you?  Here's another list of "favorite" for the classroom.  

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Pinterest for Educators? | Edutopia

Pinterest for Educators? | Edutopia | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Principal Eric Sheninger reviews the new social media bulletin board to discover some exciting educational opportunities.
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Pearson Foundation Survey Shows Boost in Tablet Ownership Among Students -- Campus Technology

A survey conducted by the Pearson Foundation found that ownership of tablet devices by high school seniors and college students has significantly increased since one year ago.
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4 Tips for Using 3D in the Classroom -- Campus Technology

4 Tips for Using 3D in the Classroom -- Campus Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Educators and experts reveal their top tips for using today’s 3D technology in the college classroom.
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TED Launches TED-Ed To Help Spread Lessons Beyond the Classroom -- Campus Technology

TED, the non-profit organization known for its captivating conferences and thought-provoking sub-20-minute videos on a tapestry of ideas, has launched a new education initiative for K-12, college, and lifelong learning.
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