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Linked Innovation: 5 Keys to Success in Open innovation Challenge Management | Innovation Management

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Open innovation crowd sourcing methods, when applied to the right problem, can effectively extend the solution provider search beyond the boundaries of an industry.
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Ένα (και όχι μόνο) wiki για το μάθημα του 2εξ Κοινωνία της Γνώσης και της Πληροφορίας ΣΧΜ ΕΜΠ
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Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes

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“ Qzzr is a simple online quiz tool that allows you to quickly create beautiful quizzes, post them anywhere on the web, view on any device, and track results.”
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Easy, embeddable, slick looking online quizzes!

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, July 28, 12:13 PM

I haven't tried this, but it looks pretty slick. 

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Mini-glossary: Virtual reality terms you should know

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“ Virtual reality is the buzzy "it" technology these days, and by the looks of things, it's going to be that way for a while. If you're still fuzzy on what it all means, take a few minutes to dig yourself out of the jargon pile by getting familiar with some of the keywords you're likely to run into, as well as a quick hit on the big products on the market, and what will be hitting the market this year and next. Head mounted display or HMD This is probably one of the most common terms you're bound to run into in hearing or reading about virtual reality, especially because for the most part, HMDs are the current form of hardware delivering VR experiences to users. It's typically goggles or a helmet of some type, the kind you strap to your face or put on your head. That's where you're viewing the VR experience. Some have sensors for head tracking, some don't. Head tracking Speaking of head tracking, this term refers to the sensors that keep up with the movement of the user's head and move the images being displayed so that they match the position of the head. In short, if you're wearing an Oculus Rift, for example, head tracking is what lets you look to the left, right, up, or down, and see the world that's been built in those directions. Eye tracking Eyetracking is similar to headtracking, but matches leans on where the user's eyes are looking. So for example, there's an HMD (you learned this earlier!) called FOVE that integrates eye tracking into their headset. In their demo, the user can aim a weapon (it looks like a laser) by looking in a different direction. Alternatively, a game like Rocket Toss relies on the user aiming with his or her head to determine the direction of rings. Field of view (FOV) Field of view is the angle of degrees in a visual field. Having a higher field of view is important because it contributes to the user having a feeling of immersion in a VR experience. The viewing angle for a healthy human eye is about 200 degrees. So, the bigger that angle is, the more immersive it feels. Latency If you've ever tried a VR experience and noticed that when you turn your head, the visuals don't quite keep up, that's latency. It's unpleasant, because that's not something that happens in the real world. That lag is an oft-cited complaint about VR experiences that aren't up to par for a variety of reasons. Simulator sickness Simulator sickness is a conflict of sorts between what your brain and body think they're doing. Your eyes say, "We're moving!" And your brain says "Nope! Let's get nauseated!" Science Magazine suggests that this disparity is interpreted as a toxin, and the human body does what it can to get that toxin out, ergo, vomiting. As much as people look at virtual reality and want to do things like fly or jump, for many folks, it's the beginning of a bad idea. But, as everyone has different thresholds, not everyone gets sick, or as sick as someone else might. This is one of the big challenges for developers — figuring out how to move people without making them ill. Judder Outside of virtual reality, judder is a significant shaking. But as for VR, Oculus' CTO Michael Abrash defined it like this in a blog post from 2013 when he was still at Valve Software: "a combination of smearing and strobing that's especially pronounced on VR/AR HMDs." Refresh rate If you're looking at a television, or, in this case, a virtual reality experience, you're looking at a series of images. The refresh rate is how fast those images get updated. Higher refresh rates cut down on lag, and cutting down on lag means there's less of a chance of getting sick. It also means more responsive experiences. You definitely want to be north of 60 frames per second. Haptics Here's another word that's not exclusive to virtual reality, but still gets play. It's tactile feedback. In VR, that would mean users feeling like they're touching something that's not really there. In June, Oculus unveiled its Oculus Touch controllers — the Half Moon prototype, and one of the features was haptics. Presence If virtual reality strives to takes users and immerse them in new environments, presence is what's achieved when that happens. Plain and simple, users feel like they're there, wherever "there" is. Metaverse There's not exactly a definitive definition. It's a bit prickly. Broadly, it's a bit of a philosophical underpinning of virtual reality; Forbes defines it as a "collective virtual reality," but there's plenty of debate about what that applies to and really, what exactly that is. A suggestion: check out Snowcrash by Neal Stephenson. It's a 1992 sci-fi that envisions a metaverse. A brief rundown of the big players Oculus Rift Oculus has released two developer kits, and has a prototype called Crescent Bay they've been demoing in the past year or so. Their consumer version is slated to hit the market in Q1 of 2016. Facebook bought the company in 2014 for $2 billion. Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition The Gear is powered by Oculus, but differs in that its display is the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. There's been one previous iteration. The Samsung platform features a variety of games, game demos, 360 videos, 360 videos, and other VR experiences both computer-generated and cinematic. Sony's Project Morpheus Project Morpheus will be compatible with PlayStation 4. There's no release date, but it's expected sometime in the first half of 2016. In pictures, you typically see people wearing the headset and holding two wands as input devices. HTC Vive The buzz is that the Vive might be the Rift's best competition. It's a partnership between hardware maker HTC, and videogame maker Valve, powered by the SteamVR platform. It has two wireless hand controllers, and two sensors to be placed in the room. It's supposed to be released toward the end of 2015. Google Cardboard Google introduced its cardboard holder in 2014 at its I/O conference. A user's cell phone fits into the front and the user hold the holder up to his or her face. It doesn't have any sensors, which makes some VR purists dismiss it as too low quality, as it relies on the phone's accelerometer. On the other hand, the fact that it's cheap and the newer version accommodates phones with screens up to 6 inches, can potentially put VR in the hands of a very wide audience. Users can find apps on the Google Play store. There's also the Cardboard app. If you want to read more virtual reality, check out my author page for more coverage. Automatically sign up for TechRepublic's Week in Review newsletter. Subscribe Also see: The state of virtual reality content: What the industry is doing to create compelling experiences Oculus defines its VR journey: Unveils consumer Rift, VR content, Microsoft partnership 4 things to know about Google's virtual reality project, Cardboard 10 ways virtual reality is revolutionizing medicine and healthcare About Erin Carson Erin Carson is a Staff Writer for TechRepublic. She covers the impact of social media in business and the ways technology is transforming the future of work. Full BioContactDisclosureSee all of Erin's contentGoogle+ 1 comment Log In4 people following + Follow Conversation Share Post comment as... Commenting FAQSCommunity Guidelines Newest | Oldest | Top Comments mascondante Jul 21, 2015 You forgot IonVR. They are accepting preorders already. 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Color Code Your Email Labels In Gmail | The Gooru

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I don’t lose track of emails. If you tell me what topic an email was covering, I can find it in seconds, without the use of the search bar. You too can easily locate any email by topic with this ..more ›
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Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs

“ In this presentation I examine the phenomenon of MOOCs as I see them, explaining how they result from and support an understanding of the world based in patter…”
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Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

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You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It’s the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our ...

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Tiziana Rosanna Iozzi's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:37 AM

Un insegnante ha il ruolo di un mentore, è un modello, sa aiutare i ragazzi nelle difficoltà e li incoraggia a seguire i loro sogni... A chi di voi è capitata la fortuna di conoscerne almeno uno/a nella vita?

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:56 PM

I had the opportunity to tell my first grade teacher thank you 5 years ago. She actually had kept my first grade picture all these years. My teachers were great and school was my favorite place and I excelled there. So thanks to all the teachers that I did not get to thank. :-)

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IoT and Wearables

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“The Internet of Things MindMap - click for full size”
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Virtual reality for beginners: Everything you need to know to wrap your head around VR

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Virtual reality has the potential to change the world, but you'll need to understand the radical new technology before you embrace it.
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8 Design Steps for an Academic Makerspace -- THE Journal

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"If you build it, will they come? That is the question many schools have about finding room on campus for a "makerspace."

The just-released 6th annual New Media Consortium Horizon Report K-12 Editionlisted makerspaces as an emerging technology in the year-or-less adoption timeframe. "Makerspaces are increasingly being looked to as a method for engaging learners in creative, higher-order problem-solving through hands-on design, construction, and iteration," the report noted.

That sounds great, but what is the definition of a makerspace, and how do you launch one? As Dale Dougherty, one of the founders of the maker movement, has said, a makerspace might share aspects of shop class, an art studio, science labs and home economics. It could focus on electronics, robotics, woodworking, sewing, laser cutting, programming or any combination of those."


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Here Are Top 5 VR Apps To Download For Google Cardboard Headset

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Find out the must-have five applications to experience the Virtual Reality world through Google's Cardboard VR headsets right here.
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Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic]

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For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline advises that content should be engaging, informative and relevant every single time. Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way.

Simply put, content curation is the process of curating relevant and interesting content from various sources on the web and putting them together and publishing them on a personal site or blog. As a result of the popularity of the content curation process, a number of content marketing tools have been introduced. These tools are meant to help in the process of content marketing and SEO and facilitate the process of curation...


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SCOOPS --  I began using Scoop when I was defining myself a LITE FEET DANCER.  There was no single source of info about Lite Feet dance, a NYC Born Battle dance phenom and YouTube Sensation.  I created LITE FEET SCOOP TO reference for my own resume but also to provide anyone interested a link to the multitude of YOUTUBE Channels, Sound Cloud and personal sites dedicated to this unique art form and the talented dancers who participate. 

 

 

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DART-Europe E-theses Portal

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Το πρόγραμμα DART-Europe E-theses Portal αποτελεί μία συνεργασία ερευνητικών βιβλιοθηκών και κοινοπραξιών βιβλιοθηκών που εργάζονται από κοινού για να βελτιώσουν την παγκόσμια πρόσβαση σε ευρωπαϊκές ερευνητικές διατριβές.

Δείτε επίσης το Εθνικό Αρχείο Διδακτορικών Διατριβών του Εθνικού Κέντρου Τεκμηρίωσης..


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TED-Ed | Periodic Videos

The team at Periodic Videos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table.
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Online continuing education is a boon for busy professionals with limited time. Read about the programs available for students wishing to learn at a distance.
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Experimenting With Open Online Office Hours | Technology and Learning | InsideHigherEd

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Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic]

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For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline advises that content should be engaging, informative and relevant every single time. Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way.

Simply put, content curation is the process of curating relevant and interesting content from various sources on the web and putting them together and publishing them on a personal site or blog. As a result of the popularity of the content curation process, a number of content marketing tools have been introduced. These tools are meant to help in the process of content marketing and SEO and facilitate the process of curation...


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SCOOPS --  I began using Scoop when I was defining myself a LITE FEET DANCER.  There was no single source of info about Lite Feet dance, a NYC Born Battle dance phenom and YouTube Sensation.  I created LITE FEET SCOOP TO reference for my own resume but also to provide anyone interested a link to the multitude of YOUTUBE Channels, Sound Cloud and personal sites dedicated to this unique art form and the talented dancers who participate. 

 

 

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5 Future Trends That Will Impact the Learning Ecosystem

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Educational futurist Andrea Saveri describes five shifts in thinking and practice that will profoundly affect the big picture of teaching and learning.
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Professional Development: Got a Twitter Minute?

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“ Funny how a Learning Network trail can lead one to unexpected destinations :) Follow along the bread crumbs to see where the trail came from and what it led to... 1. I shared a presentation on Ske...”
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Brilliance comes from harnessing the power of personal learning networks (PLNs).

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Vol 12, No 3 (July 2015)

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RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal. Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del conocimiento
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The 20 best universities in the world

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Harvard University is the best university in the world, according to a new list from the Center for World University Rankings.CWUR uses eight distinct indicators to determine their rankings, with categories including quality of education, alumni employment, and influence.


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