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One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning ...

One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning ... | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Yes. It is true that Mindflash makes it a ton easier to develop, publish, and distribute e-learning courses. In fact, the way Mindflash is designed, you can.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, July 5, 2013 10:59 AM

Check out the Gagne nine events of instruction checklist, with ideas on how to implement each step..

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Graphite: Connecting Teachers-with Technology | Bill Gates

Graphite: Connecting Teachers-with Technology | Bill Gates | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Bill Gates is excited to launch a new free product called Graphite in collaboration with Common Sense Media. Graphite will focus on ratings and reviews for educational web sites, apps, and services.

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Adding Branching Exercises into Your Moodle Course

Adding Branching Exercises into Your Moodle Course | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Branching allows users to have a unique experience based on their interaction within an activity. It is a great way to simulate decision-making scenarios of real life events. In today’s post, I’m going to discuss techniques for designing branching exercises and suggest a few activities in Moodle to use for building them.

 

Building the Exercise in Moodle

 

Once you finish designing the activity, you are ready to build it. This is when your scenario will come to life. Two of my favorite activities in Moodle are Lesson and SCORM. Both are excellent choices for adding branching into your online course. Let’s take a look at each of them.

 

Lesson

 

The Lesson activity allows you to create question pages with automated feedback, and you can use it to remediate or incorporate conditional branching. Let’s say you want to make a scenario in your course so that students can apply a concept covered in the current week’s lesson plan. You would start by creating a Lesson activity. Then, you would provide the students with the scenario and question. Each time the student answers the question it will branch/jump them to a different page in the lesson, each having its own result. This means there will be multiple learning paths.

 

When using the Lesson activity in Moodle:

 

- Hide the lesson menu on your pages. This will completely immerse the students into the activity and force them to make decisions, rather than jumping to different pages using the menu.

- Enable a time limit when timing is critical to complete the exercise. It can also make the activity feel more like a game, which can add a level of engagement.

- Display the progress bar to students if you want them to know how they are progressing.

- Allow retakes so that students can try again, experience the different paths, and learn from their mistakes.

 


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Cath Ellis's curator insight, June 29, 2013 7:17 PM

Very helpful for making branching exercises

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The Art of Complex Problem Solving

The Art of Complex Problem Solving | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

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MyKLogica's curator insight, June 11, 2013 4:42 AM

Muy interesante este ideagrama en el que nos muestra la efectividad de los "Modelos visuales" a la hora de solucionar problemas/retos complejos, ayudando a "seguir el hilo" y hacerlos tangibles.

Nacho Vega's comment, June 12, 2013 6:41 AM
Interesante modelo
Philippe-Didier Gauthier's curator insight, April 16, 2015 2:28 AM

#Réflexivité Cette ressource en ligne présente un outil pédagogique qui explique les logiques et processus mis en oeuvre dans la résolution d'un problème complexe.

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Liderazgo educativo, la mejor opción para tus alumnos.

Liderazgo educativo, la mejor opción para tus alumnos. | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

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tuXccoaching's curator insight, June 11, 2013 7:28 AM

 

El liderazgo en la educación guarda una amplia relación con su aceptación por partes de los integrantes de la comunidad educativa. El maestro debe intercambiar el modelo de autoridad escolar en la educación tradicional, por el del líder aceptado por su grupo, en este caso los alumnos. Este sería una de las transformaciones de la educación del futuro. Como dice Osho sobre el maestro, conceptualmente el liderazgo es el arte de influir en sus alumnos, para que trabajen con ilusión, pasión, emoción y creatividad.
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¿Qué es SCORM? « Contenidos Educativos

¿Qué es SCORM? « Contenidos Educativos | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

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Javier Arana's curator insight, June 9, 2013 12:39 PM

Explicacion de manera resumida

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Start-up of You, Visual Summary

In commemoration of a year in print, we present the Startup of You in visual summary. The last year has continued to demonstrate how work and careers need a ne

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Fred Zimny's comment, June 8, 2013 7:34 AM
Excellent and inspiring. Probably on my top-10 book list 2013
malek's curator insight, June 8, 2013 8:04 AM

A real inspiration

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 8, 2013 9:41 AM

This is a very long presentation.

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Gallup.com - The Gallup Blog: What Works in Schools Is Real Work

Gallup.com - The Gallup Blog: What Works in Schools Is Real Work | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

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John Michel's curator insight, June 6, 2013 5:38 PM

The best type of curriculum for preparing students for the workforce is one that focuses on real-world problem-solving. It sounds simple, but for the first time, we have clearly established a link between students learning 21st century skills and future work success.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 6, 2013 6:48 PM

We need to make the skills students need available before they leave school. What will it take to succeed in adult life?

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Why Mobile Learning Is Inevitable - Edudemic

Why Mobile Learning Is Inevitable - Edudemic | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Mobile learning is not only on the rise, it’s inevitable.

As you can see in the presentation below (there’s just 24 slides, pretty easy to scroll through and worth it!) the number of smartphones being sold is soaring while other hardware (desktops, for example) are slumping. That might be why I’m not expecting any majorly exciting things out of next week’s WWDC announcement(s) by Apple. They’re expected to show off new Macbooks and perhaps an internet radio service.


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6 competencias pedagógicas para gestionar una clase online

6 competencias pedagógicas para gestionar una clase online | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
6 competencias pedagógicas para gestionar una clase online basándose en el conectivismo

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Luz Dibia Velasquez Nieto's comment, July 31, 2013 4:43 PM
muy interesante
EduClick_España's curator insight, December 9, 2014 8:20 AM

Seguimos recomendando la lecura de esta genial entrada de nuestros compañeros de Escuela 2.0, con su correspondiente extracto: "Uno de los desafíos más relevantes en estos tiempos de cambio según Sam Gist, consultor de servicios académicos, es el descenso de las aulas físicas, en las que se imparten los conocimientos de manera tradicional, y las cuales están siendo sustituidas en la sociedad actual por las aulas digitales, algo posible gracias al conectivismo y la información que nos ofrecen las páginas Web y nuevas tecnologías." ¿A qué esperas para leerlo todo? ;)

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1er Conversatorio/Taller: Etica - Cambios con propósito

Conversatio/Taller convocado por el Instituto para el Desarrollo Humano (IDH) para el jueves, 6 de junio de 2013 en el Colegio de Ingenieros de Puerto Rico.

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36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do

36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do

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Internet Talk Radio | Leading Beyond the Status Quo – Using Appreciative Inquiry to Minimize Negativity | WebTalkRadio.net

Internet Talk Radio | Leading Beyond the Status Quo – Using Appreciative Inquiry to Minimize Negativity | WebTalkRadio.net | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Have you ever heard the phrase: People join organizations but leave managers? Are you the type of manager people leave or the type of leader that people
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James Somers – Are coders worth it?

James Somers – Are coders worth it? | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
In today’s world, web developers have it all: money, perks, freedom, respect. But is there value in what we do?
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Leading Beyond the Status Quo – The Impact of Latino Leadership on #FutureLeaders Part 1 | WebTalkRadio.net

Leading Beyond the Status Quo – The Impact of Latino Leadership on #FutureLeaders Part 1 | WebTalkRadio.net | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Can latinos play a role in overcoming many of the challenges affecting our workforce? Can the rich and festive heritage of the fastest growing segment of our

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, June 25, 2013 7:20 AM

As you may know, our schools and workplace cultures are plagued by bullying, negativity bias and low employee engagement.

 

Can the latino legacy of diversity and inclusion help us change the status quo?

 

This week we focus on the next generation of latino leadership, a very important and large component of the triple bottom line.

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Learning Skills between The past and The Present ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning Skills between The past and The Present ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

The myth that today's students need a completely different set of skills does not really hold well. Students, spanning different centuries, have always needed the same things. These are things that are germane to the human intellect.  We should not let our digitally-focused environment cloud the truth that emotional and social skills are just as important as all those techy skills we have been chewing on for so long now.

 

Don't take me wrong, digital skills are indispensable for FACILITATING a better learning but they are only part of the picture, a nod in a connected circle whose whole perform better than any individual part alone. Analytically speaking, when you vet the skills that are over emphasized as being crucial for succeeding in our information society you would realize that they are nothing new. Critical thinking, social networking, collaboration, synthesis, evaluation have always been the sublime goals of any education.

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How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation - MindShift (blog)

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation - MindShift (blog) | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
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How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation
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The leaders of a school or school district play a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers.

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John Michel's curator insight, June 7, 2013 8:26 AM

In addition to setting the tone for nimble and progressive teaching that’s geared towards what students need most, school leaders can also find ways to integrate technology in smart ways that work on the same goals. And they can help to remove roadblocks when necessary.

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Internet Talk Radio | Leading Beyond the Status Quo – The case for #FutureLeaders | WebTalkRadio.net

Internet Talk Radio | Leading Beyond the Status Quo – The case for #FutureLeaders | WebTalkRadio.net | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Did you know that the the majority of managers attend leadership training 10 years after they start supervising people. 10 YEARS. On average, supervisors attend leadership training at the age of 42!


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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, June 10, 2013 8:04 PM

Listen in to learn about a young leader who went from "having leaderhip potential" to a future leader who is practicing the art of leading counciously. 

Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, June 10, 2013 10:51 PM

Great webtalk by Al Gonzales. 

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What Teachers Need to Know about Authentic Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about Authentic Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Authentic learning is  learning in the "real world". It focuses on authentic deeds and students get to solve complex problems and find their solutions using a variety of activities like: role-playing, case studies, and collaborative peer learning. Authentic learning is idiosyncratic in its nature in that the setting where it takes place is multidisciplinary. In other words, the learning environment can be accommodated to foster different learning events.

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Benjamin Zander - Components of the Ideal Self /Personal Vision


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Pavel Barta's comment, June 1, 2013 2:01 AM
We all need to harness the power of the rule number 6 ... What is it? - Do not take yourself too seriously. I have seen many inspirational videos but this one really stands out, my favourite one indeed.
Amy Melendez's comment, June 7, 2013 12:55 PM
"How Fascinating!!" Brilliant!
John Michel's curator insight, June 7, 2013 3:28 PM

A worthwhile watch. 

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Capturing the moment: evidence-based learning.

Capturing the moment: evidence-based learning. | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
The ultimate resource for deep, lifelong learning is reflection. However, we must establish a solid collection of materials upon which students can reflect. We can follow the vigotskian paradigm of...

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THINGLINK: Todos tus recursos didácticos desde una imagen.-

THINGLINK: Todos tus recursos didácticos desde una imagen.- | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it

Preparar una de las unidades didácticas que vamos a impartir en nuestra asignatura, puede convertirse en algo divertido.Son muchas las herramientas que siendo muy sencillas de utilizar, nos pueden ahorrar mucho tiempo a la hora de estructurar la clase que vamos a impartir.


En esta ocasión, os presentamos THINGLINK, que se trata de una herramienta en la nube que nos permite convertir nuestras imágenes en interactivas: a partir de una imagen que hemos seleccionado previamente, poder incrustar en determinadas partes de ella, comentarios, accesos a páginas concretas o ambas cosas, y que nos permitirá profundizar en determinados aspectos que figuran en la imagen.


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Pablo Barrios's comment, June 15, 2013 2:18 PM
Cierto Elisa! Cuando encontré la herramienta entré directo a revisarla porque los "insghts" hacían una buena referencia de la misma. Efectivamente, creo que es un recurso bastante bueno para experimentar y masterizar. Abrazo!
Paz Gonzalo's curator insight, September 9, 2013 4:14 AM

Los recursos que nos permiten tomar imágenes y personalizarlas incorporando elementos multimedia son un recurso, además de atractivo para los estudiantes, con muchas posibilidades didácticas.

Efrén Lepe's curator insight, September 11, 2013 9:00 AM

Articulo que revisa las aplicaciones de la herramienta "Thinglink" en la docencia.

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30 Incredibly Useful Tools & Resources for eLearning Professionals (all FREE)

30 Incredibly Useful Tools & Resources for eLearning Professionals (all FREE) | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Discover 30 useful (and free) eLearning tools and resources that can make your life easier!

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25 Ways To Make Students Better Learners - Edudemic

25 Ways To Make Students Better Learners - Edudemic | Digital Learning, Technology, Education | Scoop.it
Here are some quick and useful tips and methods that are simple but actually help make students better learners.

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