Passing out iPads to students on the first day of school was like celebrating Christmas (or in this case Hanukkah) with thirty antsy kids sitting around the tree, attempting to hide their impatience. Once the iPads had been handed out, students were instantly excited, engaged and enchanted with the new learning device in their hands. At first, everyone was confused about where to find work, where to save and store their products – and which app to use for what purpose. As with every pilot, these issues worked themselves out and soon classes were running pretty smoothly. Once they all learned what a “hard reset” was we were on our way. After an exciting year chalked full of learning lessons and changes in our learning landscape here are my takeaways:'
Las redes sociales son sencillas de entender, pero para quien trabaja constantemente administrando contenido y seguidores es necesario obtener conocimiento muy variado relacionado con gestión de todo lo que la marca publica en Internet.
Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? So here’s a few – 15 actually! – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions, but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets.
Life before the internet? Today's teens and young adults only know about the digitally connected world. But how is their hyperconnecting affecting them?
To find out, Pew Internet & American Life Project did some research then published its findings in the Teens and Technology 2013 report. That information was used to create the following infographic by InternetProvider.
Among the research findings...
80% of teens own a computer.78% of teens own a cellphone.37% of teens own a smartphone.
So, how is hyperconnectivity affecting the younger generation?
The technology experts and shareholders surveyed were divided evenly in their opinion regarding whether being hyperconnectivity was a positive or a negative.
The positives for being hyperconnected include...
Being adept at finding answers to deep questions efficiently.Becoming quick-acting multitaskers.Learning more information quickly.
The negatives for being hyperconnected include...
Developing a need for instant gratification.Lacking deep-thinking capabilities.Lacking face-to-face social skills.
To find out more about the research findings, check out the following infographic.
Los hangouts, videoconferencias que podemos realizar desde Google Plus, capaz de integrarse con Youtube y que ofrece, entre otras muchas cosas, la posibilidad de transmitir eventos en directo, son cada vez más populares en todo el mundo.
Con este artículo queremos facilitar el acceso a este recurso, ayudando a los que aún no han probado tan efectivo sistema de comunicación.
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