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Take a Minute to Collect Your Thoughts With Evernote - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Take a Minute to Collect Your Thoughts With Evernote - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
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Comprehensive look at how to use Evernote for a variety of purposes.

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Fab GOUX-BAUDIMENT's comment, April 18, 2013 2:43 AM
I 've been using Personal Brain for the last... almost 10 years and, reading this article, I see no point that would make me switch to Evernote.
Louise B-Johnston's curator insight, April 18, 2013 6:35 AM

This is a comprehensive guide showing how the author uses this great tool.

Bartolomeu Fonseca's curator insight, April 19, 2013 8:47 AM

It´s fantastic!

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A Principal's Reflections: Visual learning made easy with Lucidchart

A Principal's Reflections: Visual learning made easy with Lucidchart | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it

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Louisa Lambregts's curator insight, January 7, 2013 8:44 PM

Learning ideas for using this online mindmapping and flowcharting tool.

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- 6 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

- 6 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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simple ways to obtain student feedback

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Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking

Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
  via Edutopia Ideally, teaching kids how to think critically becomes an integral part of your approach, no matter what subject you teach. But if you're just getting started, here are some con...

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, April 12, 2013 11:42 AM

Excellent tips for any grade level - including higher ed!

Amalia Mc Innes's comment, April 16, 2013 9:49 PM
A probar...
Amalia Mc Innes's comment, April 16, 2013 9:50 PM
Buenos consejos para tener en cuenta..
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28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter | MindShift

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter  | MindShift | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
Enterprising educators are using Twitter in creative ways, to engage students inside and outside of class, to stay on top of education news, and keep in tou
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More ideas and resources for using twitter with students

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What College Students Really Think About Online Courses

What College Students Really Think About Online Courses | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
Education leaders and politicians often make decisions about online learning without seeking student input. And since students are their customers, that's a big mistake.
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Article related to student experiences in a variety of online courses.

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Engaging learners through games: Help or hype? | eSchool News

Games are often trumpeted as the perfect tool for creating learner engagement. But what do we really know about how engagement works? What opportunities and risks do games present as tools for increasing engagement?
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Interesting article on factors that influence students in terms of a good or poor learning experience using games

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Will MOOCs Destroy Academia? | November 2012 | Communications of the ACM

Will MOOCs Destroy Academia? | November 2012 | Communications of the ACM | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
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Interesting analysis of the role of Moocs in higher ed along with challenges to this point of view by respondents.

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Abdulmalik Ofemile's curator insight, April 13, 2013 1:17 AM

How do we ensure that quality is kept as a watchword when MOOCs also mean free for all

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AvatarGeneration Launches EdTech IPad Magazine!

AvatarGeneration Launches EdTech IPad Magazine! | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
AvatarGeneration is excited to announce the launch of our first IPad Magazine 'Teaching The AvatarGeneration'.
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oCam Screen Recorder

oCam Screen Recorder | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it

Features of the product:

* Computer screen, video recording is possible.
* Have large video formats to support more than 4GB.
* Recording sound from your computer.
* Recording area of the keyboard can be easily controlled.
* Can record the full screen and window area.
* During recording, the mouse cursor can be set to be included.


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Italien à Grenoble's curator insight, March 13, 2013 4:54 PM

En anglais... mais avec une bonne qualité de capture.

Joan Sedeño's curator insight, March 16, 2013 2:07 PM

Per a enregistar en vídeo les imatges de la pantalla de l'ordinador.

חטיב מגיד's curator insight, March 16, 2013 4:16 PM

הורדה תוכנית להקלטה וידוי

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Organize and Present Ideas using Mind Maps

Organize and Present Ideas using Mind Maps | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it

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becool's curator insight, March 12, 2013 5:38 AM

Een nieuwe Mindmap tool, wie wil die eens uittesten?

slesch's comment, March 12, 2013 8:46 AM
Neat tool to create a presentation from a mindmap, but cost associated
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 16, 2013 4:26 PM

another online mind mapping tool

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Research for Practitioners: Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load by Angela van Barneveld : Learning Solutions Magazine

Research for Practitioners: Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load by Angela van Barneveld : Learning Solutions Magazine | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it

 

“As instructional designers, we have to know what cognitive requirements our learning designs impose and ensure that our learners can meet those requirements. We don’t want to distract the learners from the essential learning task at hand. All aspects of design should focus on adding value to the learning experience.”

(image from: http://englishharmony.com/information-overload/)

 


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The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning #Games | #gamification

The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning #Games | #gamification | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
eLearning experts believe that games and playing need to be part of a course for adults to learn effectively.

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 9, 2013 6:12 PM

There is a growing trend in education into games for learning. Here are some of the main components for the best of games based learning. 

AnnC's curator insight, January 10, 2013 10:29 PM

Securing engagement through games increases motivation and learning.

Elisabeth's comment, January 18, 2013 1:39 AM
Personally, I just hate games, always did. I satisfy myself with my own challenge, to go further, high better than my own self.... and I'm not the only one !
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iPad-Spectrum-PBL-Higher.png (930x1065 pixels) | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
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Comprehensive list related to using IPADs for complex problem based learning assignments

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Scoot & Doodle - Get #Creative Together!

Scoot & Doodle - Get #Creative Together! | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
Get Creative Together

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LLZ Uni Halle's curator insight, April 11, 2013 9:40 AM

:)

Ariana Amorim's curator insight, April 11, 2013 10:26 AM

Can't wait to try it!

With Scoot & Doodle’s you can get together for creative jam sessions, face-to-face, anytime, anywhere and you can create with up to 9 of your friends at the same time.

The thought provoking challenges are also great fun.

Drora Arussy's comment, April 11, 2013 12:32 PM
What a wonderful way to help students with homework, allow students to collaboratively create something, or conduct an online short class with small groups! No writing necessary so no problem with Hebrew typing, but you can draw, write and discuss.
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Socratic Questioning

Socratic Questioning | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
Socratic questioning seeks to get the other person to answer their own questions by making them think and drawing out the answer from them.
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Good Examples of critical thinking questions

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Twenty Five Interesting Ways To Use Twitter in the Classroom

This is not my original work and I take no credit for it. This was Originally posted @ http://docs.google.com/Present?docid=dhn2vcv5_118cfb8msf8 via a Creative
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Many good ideas for using Twitter with students. Strategies mainly directed at elementary students, but could be adapted to post secondary

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Game Changers in Online Learning: Series | Contact North

Game Changers in Online Learning: Series | Contact North | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
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Online statistics related to Canada plus a variety of models for online and flexible learning at selected institutions. What seems absent in most of these models is a focus on constructivist views related to learning

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Student Persistence in Online Courses: Understanding the Key Factors | Faculty Focus

Student Persistence in Online Courses: Understanding the Key Factors | Faculty Focus | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
Who should be taking online courses? Are online courses equally appropriate for all students? Can any content be taught in an online format or do some kinds of material lend themselves to mastery in an electronic environment?

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A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | Contact North

A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | Contact North | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
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Overview of trends in e-learning along with identification of contributing factors

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20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms

20 Google Tools for Today’s Classrooms | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it

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Mohammed Omar Faruque Masud's comment, March 20, 2013 12:52 PM
This is a great site and very helpful to me...Thanks!
Michael St.John's curator insight, March 20, 2013 2:12 PM

It has Links to all of the google tools like google docs, google video, and some I don't even know of like google sky and google swirl.

Mrs. Hardin's curator insight, March 27, 2013 10:57 PM

This is an excellent list of many Google Tools. Google is much more than just 'search'!!

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Coggle - create mind maps

Coggle - create mind maps | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it

Coggle is designed to help you make sense of complex things. It's a shared workspace to help your team work more effectively together.

You can store and share information structured in the same way that you think, and make sure that knowledge is effectively transferred and preserved.


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Free quick and easy mindmapping tool for on the fly brainstorming

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Heather Thompson's comment, March 17, 2013 12:26 AM
first try looks good !
Lyn Doolan's curator insight, March 25, 2013 10:03 PM

another great looking brainstorming/team work tool..thanks

Dr. Dan Kirsch's curator insight, June 17, 2013 1:21 PM

Interesting mind mapping tool -- free, online, sharable with great ease of use!

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iPad Apps--by Task--Wow

iPad Apps--by Task--Wow | Trends in e-learning | Scoop.it
The folks over at EdTechTeacher posted a list of iPad apps by task that I think is exemplary. Here's their list: iPad Learning Objectives I want my students to record and edit video on their iPad. ...

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Apps are connected to specific learning tasks. A video on how to use Evernote is also included. Some apps are mainly for elementary students, but I think this site is well worth a look for every level.

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pascale levacher's curator insight, March 13, 2013 7:18 PM

Very comprehensive classification of apps by tasks. Really useful if yuo're beginning to use IPads in the classroom!

Camela Giraud's curator insight, March 13, 2013 7:34 PM

I love the way this list is organized--by learning or teaching objectives. Some good tools here.

Dico Krommenhoek's curator insight, March 14, 2013 4:39 AM

Dit is echt een bijzonder handige lijst, die uitgaat van wat je wilt dat een leerling kan.