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10 Highly Selective Colleges Form Consortium to Offer Online Courses

10 Highly Selective Colleges Form Consortium to Offer Online Courses | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

A group of 10 highly selective colleges has formed a consortium to offer online courses that students enrolled at any of the campuses can take for credit.

The group, which includes Wake Forest and Brandeis Universities, will offer semester-long online courses using software from 2U, an education-technology company formerly called 2tor. Students already attending the institutions can earn credit from any college in the group, while students who are not enrolled at those colleges can apply to take the courses.


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The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

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Darleana McHenry's curator insight, June 29, 3:43 AM

This is something that I need to read. 

Salon de tecnologia's curator insight, July 6, 5:40 PM

Vale la pena echarle un ojito!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, Today, 9:54 AM

Video Production

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A New Excellent Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Excellent Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

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Jackie Lerch's curator insight, July 1, 8:43 AM

Must get to practicing this!

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The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
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The results on this infograph are astounding.

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Hot Team: Online Video Editors

Hot Team: Online Video Editors | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
7 Things You Need to Know about Online Video Editors A white paper from Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State At a Glance: Online video editors like MediaCore, WeVideo, and YouTube’s ...
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Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes

Quozio - Make Beautiful Quotes | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Turn meaningful words into beautiful images in just seconds

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Kenneth Holm's curator insight, March 13, 2013 4:58 PM

Lav flotte citater!

Peggy Hood Pridgen's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:10 PM

You have to know it to teach it...

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, August 9, 2013 11:47 AM

gostei da simplicidade da ferramenta para visual thinking

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Students want more class assignments available on mobile devices

Students want more class assignments available on mobile devices | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
A survey, conducted by CourseSmart and Wakefield Research, asked 500 American college students about their dependence on devices, their opinions on eTextbooks and their views toward the rising price of a college education.

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Tim Foster's curator insight, July 28, 2013 7:01 AM

Proof of mobile learning's impact on higher education.

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A Detailed History Of Social Media - Infographic

A Detailed History Of Social Media - Infographic | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

Do you know the history of social media? Think we'll remember Facebook in 20 years? This detailed timeline is a must-see.


Social media began decades before the Facebook era. It started, more or less, with CompuServe and Arpanet back in 1969. A couple years later, the first-ever email was sent.

It has evolved over the past few decades into a powerful tool, as seen in this social media history timeline. With so much that’s happened over the past few decades, we can only guess what’s coming next for social media.


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Look at the amount of users of social networks from 2011 to 2012! Also in 2012, 2.4 billion users of the Internet and 1 billion are on Facebook...that's almost half!

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Charles Rein's comment, July 24, 2013 3:38 PM
From the land of "Wired Telephones" USA, we can now look at how explosive Global growth and the potential 5-7 billion people who will always use a Smart or Cell device
Eleonora Guglielman's curator insight, August 1, 2013 9:18 AM

Nice infographic

lbligen's curator insight, August 4, 2013 5:44 AM

Always new background information.

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How to create a captivating presentation

Presentations are a powerful medium that can quickly disseminate information and help teach people new ideas. Unfortunately not every slide deck is effective at

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Susan Kay Daniels's comment, June 24, 2013 9:42 PM
Thank you for this scoop. It has given me both inspiration and ideas! Warmly, Susan
Olga Boldina's comment, June 25, 2013 4:49 AM
Удач и успехов, Сьюзан!
Susan Kay Daniels's curator insight, January 5, 7:47 PM

Warmly,

Susan Daniels

http://goldenstarsocial.com

A Social Media MEGA Resource Center

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How To Convert Prezi Presentations To YouTube Videos

How To Convert Prezi Presentations To YouTube Videos | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so.

 

While you can convert PowerPoint to video formats using a native PowerPoint feature, the same cannot be said for the Prezi application.

 

However, you can convert Prezi to YouTube by using a workaround.

 

 


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SchoolandUniversity's comment, May 11, 2013 1:11 AM
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Rocío Villar Polo's comment, May 13, 2013 7:25 PM
Thanks for your interest and for comment.
Julio Vizcarra's curator insight, August 18, 2013 2:54 AM

Lo probaremos...

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17 Examples of Great Presentation Design

17 Examples of Great Presentation Design | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Last week we shared 10 rules to help instantly improve your presentations. While readers mostly agreed with the rules, they wanted to have some examp
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Great suggestions and examples.

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Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus

Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
From Web-enhanced face-to-face courses to MOOCs, flipped, blended, and fully online courses, videos are an integral component of today’s educational landscape—from kindergarten all the way through higher education.

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Mahani Mohamad's curator insight, June 2, 2013 12:26 PM

learn by doing things

Blaine Morrow's curator insight, June 10, 2013 11:25 AM

"Videos are great for presenting visual information and emotional appeals, but not particularly effective at diving below the surface of non-visual theoretical or abstract topics or for driving critical thinking. What’s more, any video presented in class must compete for attention and memory with the five-plus hours the typical student spends outside of class watching television programs, movies, and other onscreen entertainment. (Nielsen, 2013)"

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Free Authoring Tools for eLearning

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In this post I will present you a list of Free Authoring Tools that you can use in your eLearning design and development process.

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How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA - Edudemic

How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA - Edudemic | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Social media posts and videos are cropping up in academic publications more and more. This chart shows just how to cite social media with ease.

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Ian Marc Smith's curator insight, May 22, 2013 6:32 AM

Just when we thought Social Media was a fad!

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Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

Create awesome online forms with Typeform, the FREE online survey tool that makes asking questions easy, human & beautiful. Sign up now and try it out!


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Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, June 17, 3:25 AM

Typeform, another great (and free) tool for surveying.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 17, 3:31 PM

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder/ Typeform

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 10:35 AM

Thx Nik Peachey! Free online survey tool

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28 Simple Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

28 Simple Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Between the cat images and celebrity garbage the Internet actually manages to boast educational potential. Considerable educational potential, in fact.

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How to Create Audio Slideshows in YouTube

How to Create Audio Slideshows in YouTube | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

Twice in the last two days at the WLMA 2013 conference I demonstrated how to create audio slideshows on YouTube. Creating audio slideshows in YouTube is a good alternative to using Animoto...


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lynnegibb's curator insight, October 27, 2013 1:07 AM

This is a great guide

Tony Gough's curator insight, November 4, 2013 3:53 AM

If you have a YouTube channel, you might want to check this out!

Jorge Leal's curator insight, November 24, 2013 11:04 AM

good ...!

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7 Ways Teachers Can Create Videos without Installing any Software ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Ways Teachers Can Create Videos without Installing any Software ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

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Google making online textbooks-rent or buy- Textbooks Details - Android Press

Google making online textbooks-rent or buy- Textbooks Details - Android Press | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

We're working on bringing textbooks to Google Play Books. We'll launch with a comprehensive catalog of higher education titles across science, mathematics, engineering, and more from all five major textbook publishers including Cengage, Wiley, Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Macmillan. You can purchase textbooks at full price or rent them for six months at up to 80% off. You can use all of the features of Google Play Books like search, bookmarks, highlights, notes, dictionary, Wikipedia lookups and night mode. And they are available across platforms on web and mobile. 

This will be available in early August."


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k3hamilton's curator insight, July 26, 2013 8:53 AM

education by google

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Online Education Start-Up Gets 'F' From University

Online Education Start-Up Gets 'F' From University | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Udacity's online courses are being put on hold after more than 50% of students failed their finals at San Jose State University.

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Walter Adamson's comment, July 25, 2013 10:12 PM
Teething problems for these specific courses by Udacity.
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40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos

40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Fortunately, there are some great websites and services that take the guesswork out of finding and sorting educational video content. Here is the most updated list of some of the curated video site...
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Video Storytelling Made Easy with the New Google Story Builder

Video Storytelling Made Easy with the New Google Story Builder | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.

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I could see this being used as a way to start or liven up a presentation and for students to use in class.

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Lino's curator insight, July 12, 2013 4:13 AM

Es una aplicación potente y muy fácil de usar que nos permite crear clips de vídeo reproduciendo una historia  con frases de texto que hayamos ideado entre dos o más personajes.

 

El video final se puede compartir directamente en Google+ o como un enlace para cualquier sitio que deseemos (por desgracia, no se muestra una vista previa o miniatura cuando se trata de compartir vídeo creado con StoryBuilder en Facebook).

 

Una gran herramienta.

 

De uso libre. (No tenemos que registrarte o iniciar sesión para acceder a ella).

 

Pruébalo: http://docsstorybuilder.appspot.com/

Richard Evans's curator insight, July 17, 2013 5:20 AM

Stories are a power communication strategy. 

N Kaspar's curator insight, August 11, 2013 6:08 AM

A tool to use for digital story telling.

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Presentation Software That's Simple, Beautiful, and Fun | Haiku Deck

Presentation Software That's Simple, Beautiful, and Fun | Haiku Deck | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Haiku Deck, a free presentation app for iPad, makes presentations simple, beautiful, and fun.
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Why Mobile Learning Is Inevitable - Edudemic

Why Mobile Learning Is Inevitable - Edudemic | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Mobile learning is here to stay. In fact, it's going to be one of the only options for learning pretty soon. This new presentation tells you why.

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Edudemic's curator insight, June 6, 2013 2:44 PM

This may sound like a lofty title, but it’s not wrong. There’s an impressive presentation making the rounds dubbed “Mobile is eating the World” by Benedict Evans. In the presentation, Evans shows some staggering charts, interesting factoids, and all the other statistics you’d expect with a title so grand. It makes me think about mobile learning, mobile browsing, and mobile everything.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, January 14, 7:47 AM

This is a presentation called 'Mobile is Eating the World' and it is not far wrong. Amazing stats and interesting info to back up the assertation that this will be one of the most solidified options for learning very soon. 

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8 Steps To Great Digital Storytelling - Edudemic

8 Steps To Great Digital Storytelling - Edudemic | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it
Consider Digital Storytelling as the 21st Century version of the age-old art of storytelling with a twist: digital tools now make it possible for anyone to create a story and share it with the world.

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Nice infograph of steps to take.

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Edudemic's curator insight, May 29, 2013 7:21 PM

Stories bring us together, encourage us to understand and empathize, and help us to communicate. Long before paper and books were common and affordable, information passed from generation to generation through this oral tradition of storytelling. Consider Digital Storytelling as the 21st Century version of the age-old art of storytelling with a twist: digital tools now make it possible for anyone to create a story and share it with the world.

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The Art of Apps | iPad Art Room

The Art of Apps | iPad Art Room | Today's Education Technology | Scoop.it

"Check out some interesting art apps as their designers talk about their unique creations. Hear from artists using the iPad and some developers mixing app design and programming with their innovative vision for the art of the future."


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