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Education Video Library | Edutopia

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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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Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations

Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual property, it is imperative that we are conscious of plagiarism guidelines and standards.
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Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation

Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

Via Baiba Svenca, Official AndreasCY, Maria Margarida Correia
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 24, 3:59 AM

Ofslides lets you turn your documents into video presentations.

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Developing a Mental Framework for Effective Thinking

Developing a Mental Framework for Effective Thinking | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
“Use decision trees”
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"Becoming a better thinker means understanding the way you think."

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Explore Lessons Learned from Microsoft’s First MOOC. Free White Paper!

Explore Lessons Learned from Microsoft’s First MOOC. Free White Paper! | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Explore Lessons Learned from Microsoft’s First MOOC This complimentary eLearning Guild white paper, Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC: Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement, by Sharon Vipond with Janet Clarey, describes how Microsoft designed and launched its first, highly successful mas... http://elearningfeeds.com/explore-lessons-learned-from-microsofts-first-mooc-free-white-paper/
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How Universities Engage Students in Social Innovation

“ A project done in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Civic Engagement in Governance course at USC Price School of Public Policy.”
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How Fractals Bring Imaginary Cities to Life

How Fractals Bring Imaginary Cities to Life | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Artist Emily Garfield maps places that don't exist. "I think that's related to the way cities grow in real life."

Emily Garfield like to say that she grows cities. With pen, ink, and watercolor, the Boston-based artist creates maps of imaginary places that tap into the essence of urban form.

Garfield has long been interested by the presentation of architecture in visual art. The inviting, surrealist arcades and sidewalks of the Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico inspired Garfield to begin producing her own street-level dreamscapes as an art student at Brown University.

But it was when she created her first aerial view of a fantasy city—an abstract web of streets, bridges, and blocks—that she got a particularly positive response from other people. Even without any text, Garfield's drawings were strongly recognizable as maps...


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Beautiful web-based timeline software

Beautiful web-based timeline software | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Tiki-Toki is web-based software for creating beautiful interactive timelines that you can share on the internet.
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6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Edudemic

6 Creative Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Edudemic | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Like Google’s free tools and all the main social media platforms, Skype is one more free and infinitely useful tool that educators can add to their toolbox.
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MindMup : Création de cartes mentales en ligne

MindMup : Création de cartes mentales en ligne | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Mind Map in the cloud. Zero-friction, free online mind mapping. Opensource mindmapping software. The most productive online mind map canvas on the Web. Supports Freemind mindmap import/export.

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Alain MICHEL's curator insight, May 11, 1:03 PM

Un outil de mindmapping dans le cloud et Open Source...

Traduction : outil de création de cartes mentales libre et gratuit, fonctionnant directement en ligne.   ;+)

Possibilité de sauvegarder ses créations directement sur le site (dans ce cas-là, l'accès aux cartes est public). Pour rendre ses cartes privées, possibilité de sauvegarde sur Google Drive. Il faut dans ce cas associer l'outil MindMup à son espace Google Drive.

Simple à prendre en main (la personnalisation des cartes est relativement limitée), cette application permet aussi un travail collaboratif en temps réel via une extension (il suffit de cocher une case).

Outil très intéressant, à découvrir et à tester...

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Spell Up. Speak to play and build up your English.

Spell Up. Speak to play and build up your English. | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

This is a great new game from Google which helps students develop their vocabulary through spelling and pronunciation. Using Chrome, students can actually speak to the computer and listen to the pronunciation of the words as they build a word tower. They can even listen to a speaking dictionary telling them what the words mean. This should get your students working autonomously to develop their own vocabulary and if they sign in they can track and share their results.


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Thx to Nik Peachey! Vocab development for science students, ELLs, and students with Dyslexia

Sayed Saber Ali's curator insight, July 20, 2014 8:35 PM

You need to use Google Chrome to enjoy this.

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How do you create the most popular MOOC?

How do you create the most popular MOOC? | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
The British Council's MOOC has received more sign-ups than any other course on FutureLearn. So what's the secret to its success?
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A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
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5 Content Curation Sites for Data Visualization

5 Content Curation Sites for Data Visualization | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it

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aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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Choosing the right eLearning methods: factors and elements

Choosing the right eLearning methods: factors and elements | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
“Many organisations are now transforming their learning and development programs to the eLearning domain. But choosing the right methods for their business based on their needs is still a challenge. Choosing the right eLearning programs depends upon many factors like proper need analysis, target audience analysis, task analysis, topic analysis, and evaluation methods. Apart from these analyses there is the very important principle of Learning Pyramid created by the National Training Laboratories. Choosing the right delivery methods directly impact effectiveness and cost benefit for the organisations.”
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How to Determine Website Credibility [Rubric]

How to Determine Website Credibility [Rubric] | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
“This rubric inspired by a presentation on EasyBib takes you through a short but effective checklist for determining website credibility.”
Via diane gusa, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Jocelyn Stoller, malek, Official AndreasCY
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Marco Favero's curator insight, May 17, 6:23 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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Useful.

liblist4u's curator insight, May 19, 9:45 AM

Quick and easy tips for vetting a website

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▶ GroupMap Online Brainstorming and Collaborative Team Activities - YouTube

We help people think better together. Real time, collaborative group brainstorming with visual templates
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MOOC 4.0: The Next Revolution in Learning & Leadership

MOOC 4.0: The Next Revolution in Learning & Leadership | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Last month my colleagues and I completed a pilot of what well may be the most interesting project of my life. It was the pilot of a new type of MOOC that pushes the MOOC design envelope by blending a globally transformative platform with an eco-system of deep personal, locally grounded learning communities.

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8 Good iPad Apps to Integrate Game-based Learning in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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5 Ways Google Tools Can Make Education More Exciting | Edudemic

5 Ways Google Tools Can Make Education More Exciting | Edudemic | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Whether or not you've been using Google tools in your classroom for years or just now started to consider their potential, a little inspiration never hurts.
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5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning -- Campus Technology

5 Free (or Low-Cost) Tools for Flipped Learning -- Campus Technology | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
From screencasting to interactive presentations, here are some resources to get a flipped class off the ground.
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4 Ways To Increase Your Efficiency In Gmail | The Gooru

4 Ways To Increase Your Efficiency In Gmail | The Gooru | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
Gmail’s functionality goes far beyond sending and receiving emails. There are plenty of shortcuts and tricks that can help you spend less time in your inbox and more time on (…) Read more
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World Wonders - Google Cultural Institute

World Wonders - Google Cultural Institute | Wiki_Universe | Scoop.it
From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world.
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