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GUIDE lets anyone produce a video from text

GUIDE lets anyone produce a video from text | Video in Education | Scoop.it

Ever dreamed of a way to simply and easily create video from text, mix in a handful of visuals and produce a video to add to your blog or website with a click?

Reently, the launch of Guide moved that dream one step closer to reality. It’s an interesting debut of a unique, text-to-video production tool worth checking out.

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Editorial role  very important. But cool technology

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Jeff Domansky's comment, January 29, 10:02 AM
Really appreciate the rescoop on my post. It is a cool tool.
aanve's curator insight, January 29, 9:23 PM

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, February 5, 2:51 PM

This does sound good, to be able to convert text to video as easy as 1, 2, 3.

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This Is How to Create Videos in Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This Is How to Create Videos in Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Video in Education | Scoop.it
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Simple Screencasting Tips – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Simple Screencasting Tips – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Video in Education | Scoop.it

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16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology

16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Open educational resources not only save students from triple-digit (or more!) textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and tools to help implement OER in just about any course.
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Survey Reveals College Students Watch Mediasite Every Second - Wall Street Journal

Survey Reveals College Students Watch Mediasite Every Second - Wall Street Journal | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Survey Reveals College Students Watch Mediasite Every Second Wall Street Journal Measuring the impact and value of lecture capture is critical to its ongoing success, and Mediasite's powerful video analytics help analyze viewing patterns, ensuring...
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Educational video  use continues to  increase

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Sonic Foundry Debuts Mediasite Showcase at UBTech 2014 - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Sonic Foundry Debuts Mediasite Showcase at UBTech 2014 - SYS-CON Media (press release) | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Sonic Foundry Debuts Mediasite Showcase at UBTech 2014
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Mediasite by Sonic Foundry is the video management, lecture capture and academic webcasting platform of choice for 1,250 colleges and universities in 58 countries.
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Lecture Capture

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Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | Video in Education | Scoop.it
"Active learning" boosts grades, reduces failure rates in undergraduate STEM classes, concludes major review

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Volkmar Langer's curator insight, May 15, 3:40 AM

Definitely a must read!

Julie Bourguignon's curator insight, May 15, 4:37 AM

A bold statement...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, May 30, 4:33 AM

aulas expositivas nao sao apenas chatas, sao ineficientes para aprendizagem também...

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Lights, Camera, Action for the University of Leeds Lecturers - Universal AV - Audio Visual Solutions Provider

Lights, Camera, Action for the University of Leeds Lecturers - Universal AV - Audio Visual Solutions Provider | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Audio Visual Solutions Provider. Universal AV Services bringing your audio and visual needs to life!
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Microsoft Office Mix Turns PowerPoint Presentations into Online Interactive Lessons -- Campus Technology

Microsoft Office Mix Turns PowerPoint Presentations into Online Interactive Lessons -- Campus Technology | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.
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Is It Time To Dismantle the Lecture Hall? -- Campus Technology

Is It Time To Dismantle the Lecture Hall? -- Campus Technology | Video in Education | Scoop.it
In this debate, the question might not be so much about whether online education is effective, but whether it could be any worse than the existing model.
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Experiences with Lecture Capture at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia

Experiences with Lecture Capture at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia | Video in Education | Scoop.it
This 6 minute video gives you an overview on how lecture capture is being used by REC:all partners at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia in Spain.
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Echo360 and Dell Work Together Globally After Securing More Than $1.3M in ... - Marketwired (press release)

Echo360 and Dell Work Together Globally After Securing More Than $1.3M in ... - Marketwired (press release) | Video in Education | Scoop.it
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Can technology kill off the exam?

Can technology kill off the exam? | Video in Education | Scoop.it
We have the technology to get rid of final exams and assess students differently, says Colin Barras, but are we ready yet?
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Overview of MOOCs starting in Europe in August

Overview of MOOCs starting in Europe in August | Video in Education | Scoop.it
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Keys to Scaling Your Lecture Capture Program

Keys to Scaling Your Lecture Capture Program | Video in Education | Scoop.it
What do you wish you had known as you grew your lecture-capture program from a single building to an entire department, campus or even system?
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Why pay to sit in class when you can learn for free from your bed - FIUSM

Why pay to sit in class when you can learn for free from your bed - FIUSM | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Why pay to sit in class when you can learn for free from your bed FIUSM All of these courses are offered by numerous professors, in different languages with pdf notes, and/or video lectures, some course even provided assignments and quizzes that...
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The Administrator's Role in Technology Integration

What teachers want school administrators to know about technology!
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A new mobile classroom - Roanoke Times

A new mobile classroom - Roanoke Times | Video in Education | Scoop.it
A new mobile classroom
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Students can use their own devices in the classroom for a variety of tasks and assignments by logging into the classroom's own web page and related links to access materials.
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How technology is set to transform India's fragmented education system

How technology is set to transform India's fragmented education system | Video in Education | Scoop.it
India has no strategy for technology in the classroom, but
entrepreneurs and nonprofits are braving the odds in the sector.
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Moocs data offers promise of perfect teaching

Moocs data offers promise of perfect teaching | Video in Education | Scoop.it
When students learn online, every mouse click is tracked. Harness this wealth of data and we can create the ultimate in personalised lessons.
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Video is more effective in Black and White? Option to switch between consistent talking head or intermittent, based on student learning preference for visual or verbal.... interesting!

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MOOC Design Tips: Maximizing the Value of Video Lectures | online ...

MOOC Design Tips: Maximizing the Value of Video Lectures | online ... | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Given that most MOOCs offered through higher education institutions platforms such as edX, iVersity, or Coursera use video lectures as the primary content delivery source, it is a critical question that preoccupies many if not most MOOC ...
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Very interesting data on best length of video for maximum effect. Check the original documentation. This infographic is also interesting: http://online.wsj.com/news/interactive/MOOCchrtPRINT?ref=SB10001424052702303759604579093400834738972

 

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What Google's Education Search Trends Mean for Your Web Content Strategy

What Google's Education Search Trends Mean for Your Web Content Strategy | Video in Education | Scoop.it
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"5. Video is in Demand Education-related searches on YouTube have grown 24% year over year. According to Google, YouTube is the world's second largest search engine, and the demand for video content continues to grow. Training, certificate, and program-related videos took the lead with 49% growth, and vocational and trade school videos grew by 35%."

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The irresistible urge for students to talk

The irresistible urge for students to talk | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Instead of abolishing traditional classrooms, online universities are opening new ones
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Professional AV Room Solution for PC-Based Meeting Rooms and Lecture Capture Classrooms - Telepresence Options

Professional AV Room Solution for PC-Based Meeting Rooms and Lecture Capture Classrooms - Telepresence Options | Video in Education | Scoop.it
Vaddio's AV Bridge MATRIX PRO enables AV Room Solution for USB/IP Applications Vaddio's AV Bridge Matrix PRO is a complete professional AV solution designed to reduce the complexity of (Professional AV Room Solution for PC-Based Meeting Rooms and ...
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Lecture capture makes the connection for distance learning

Instructors continue to utilize lecture capture in efforts to provide personalized learning experience to students.
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