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Colaborando para una mejor educación en línea para adelantar la evolución de la enseñanza y aprendizaje usando la tecnología y pedagogía como estrategias.
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Sólo el 4% de los que se inscriben en un MOOC terminan el curso

Sólo el 4% de los que se inscriben en un MOOC terminan el curso | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Los programas más exitosos logran tasas de graduación de un 14%. Expertos se plantean como incrementar el "engagement" y reducir la deserción
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Blubbr: Create interactive quizzes using YouTube clips

Blubbr: Create interactive quizzes using YouTube clips | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that I recently learned about on Danny Nicholson's blog. Using Blubbr you can create interactive quizzes that are based on YouTube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything of your choosing. The structure of the quizzes has a viewer watch a short clip then answer a multiple choice question about the clip. Viewers know right away if they chose the correct answer or not.


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tugcecakar's curator insight, December 11, 2013 4:06 AM

A great app that will make your lessons fun. Assess your students' knowledge in an enjoyable way. My students loved it!!!! 

carldowse's curator insight, December 11, 2013 5:14 AM

This is easy to use and is a good way of tapping into into the appeal of video for language learning.

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Education innovation: A case study in what not to do

Education innovation: A case study in what not to do | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Lessons learned from the botched rollout of iPads in Los Angeles schools.
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Why It's Time For Teachers To Embrace Twitter - Edudemic

Why It's Time For Teachers To Embrace Twitter - Edudemic | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Twitter, and its role in teacher professional learning, is one of the hottest trends in teaching today.

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10 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

10 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Here are some free tools that you can use to create screen capture videos and images to teach something using screencast videos or annotated screen capture images.
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Puerto Rico sede del Encuentro Internacional Virtual Educa Las Américas/La Magna 2013

Puerto Rico sede del Encuentro Internacional Virtual Educa Las Américas/La Magna 2013 | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
El contacto directo con la noticia. Información de última hora, tecnología, deportes y los asuntos que afectan a tu comunidad.
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From a Million MOOC Users, a Few Early Research Results – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

From a Million MOOC Users, a Few Early Research Results – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Preliminary results of a study of 16 massive open online courses offered through the University of Pennsylvania show that only a small percentage of people who start the courses finish them—and that, on average, only half of those who register for the courses even watch the first lecture.

 

The study, conducted by the university’s Graduate School of Education, is reviewing data from about a million users of the courses, which Penn offered on the Coursera platform, from June 2012 to June 2013. Two of the seven researchers involved—Laura W. Perna, a professor of higher education, and Alan Ruby, senior fellow for international education—described the study on Thursday in a presentation at the MOOC Research Conference now under way in Arlington, Tex.

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Eduteka - ¿Revolucionará el iPad la educación?

Apple transformó la forma de interactuar con la información mediante sus tabletas iPad.
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How to Create and Narrate Animations on Your Android Tablet

How to Create and Narrate Animations on Your Android Tablet | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Tellagami is a digital storytelling app that first launched on iOS and has become quite popular with elementary school teachers. Last week, I learned that Tellagami is now available for Android too...
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[eBook] Tendencias emergentes en Educación con TIC

La Asociación Espiral, Educación y Tecnología nos ofrece una valiosa publicación colaborativa que recopila una serie de tendencias metodológicas amparadas en el uso de las TIC.

 

“Tendencias emergentes en Educación con TIC” tiene como finalidad dar a conocer planteamientos pedagógicos y didácticos con Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación  (TIC), llevados y testados en la práctica docente del aula.

 

Este libro ha sido elaborado por un grupo de investigadores españoles que no piden más recompensa que ver publicada su obra, pues la publicación está editada con una licencia Creative Commons y se ha financiado a través de un sistema colectivo (crowdfunding).

 

Si bien algunos casos parten del contexto o de la realidad de España, generalmente, el libro ofrece planteamientos que se adaptan a cualquier realidad.

La publicación contiene quince temas interesantes que ayudan a que se abran las puertas al progreso y a la innovación, dejando de lado el miedo al cambio.

 

Entre los temas que más destacan, podríamos mencionar: Identificación y regulación de emociones con Scratch; Aplicación de las licencias de Creative Commons en el ámbito educativo; El uso de códigos QR en la enseñanza; ¿Qué se aprende de la historia y el paisaje medieval a través de los videojuegos? Un análisis didáctico; y Dispositivos móviles en el aula. El aprendizaje en nuestras manos.

 


Via Edumorfosis, juandoming, Ramon Aragon
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Alazne González's curator insight, December 12, 2013 4:40 PM

te recomiendo que te passes por  mi blog http://pedalogica.blogspot.com.es/2013/04/libro-gratuito-tendencias-emergentes.html

 

porque incluyo versión epub y PDF., genial para meter en tu kindle, esny readerm bq,,,,

MVictoriaArias's curator insight, May 14, 2015 1:21 PM

Contiene documentación interesante y actual.

Chulita Saavedra's curator insight, October 25, 2015 1:14 PM

Las TIC en el nivel Primario impactan, ya que permite que los niños desarrollen habilidades como son la creatividad, síntesis y el análisis.

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How to create efficient quizzes?

How to create efficient quizzes? | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Students shouldn’t only be listeners. They should also interact with learning content. Quiz is one of the possible interactions that gives great results for long-term knowledge. There are four basic types of questions: multiple choice, single choice, true/false and fill in the blanks. As I’ll explain, these types serve slightly different purposes, but the main purpose of all quizzes is assessment. You can and should mix it up with different types of questions – as it engages the students mind in multiple ways. There are however some basic principles to follow.


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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, December 12, 2013 2:39 PM

Useful with link to quiz maker app

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20 Technology Tools Educators Should Use

20 Technology Tools Educators Should Use | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Old-school educators may feel intimidated by the new trends involved in the classroom, but that should only challenge them to make their classes more interesting for the students.
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Scientists pinpoint brain’s math area, important for numeral recognition

Scientists pinpoint brain’s math area, important for numeral recognition | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have determined the precise anatomical coordinates of a brain “hot spot,” measuring only about one-fifth of an inch across, that is preferentially activated when people view the ordinary numerals we learn early on in elementary school, like “6” or “38.”

Activity in this spot relative to neighboring sites drops off substantially when people are presented with numbers that are spelled out (“one” instead of “1”), homophones (“won” instead of “1”) or “false fonts,” in which a numeral or letter has been altered.

“This is the first-ever study to show the existence of a cluster of nerve cells in the human brain that specializes in processing numerals,” said Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology and neurological sciences and director of Stanford’s Human Intracranial Cognitive Electrophysiology Program. “In this small nerve-cell population, we saw a much bigger response to numerals than to very similar-looking, similar-sounding and similar-meaning symbols.

“It’s a dramatic demonstration of our brain circuitry’s capacity to change in response to education,” he added. “No one is born with the innate ability to recognize numerals.”The finding pries open the door to further discoveries delineating the flow of math-focused information processing in the brain. It also could have direct clinical ramifications for patients with dyslexia for numbers and with dyscalculia: the inability to process numerical information.

 

Interestingly, said Parvizi, that numeral-processing nerve-cell cluster is parked within a larger group of neurons that is activated by visual symbols that have lines with angles and curves. “These neuronal populations showed a preference for numerals compared with words that denote or sound like those numerals,” he said. “But in many cases, these sites actually responded strongly to scrambled letters or scrambled numerals. Still, within this larger pool of generic neurons, the ‘visual numeral area’ preferred real numerals to the false fonts and to same-meaning or similar-sounding words.”

It seems, Parvizi said, that “evolution has designed this brain region to detect visual stimuli such as lines intersecting at various angles — the kind of intersections a monkey has to make sense of quickly when swinging from branch to branch in a dense jungle.” The adaptation of one part of this region in service of numeracy is a beautiful intersection of culture and neurobiology, he said.

Having nailed down a specifically numeral-oriented spot in the brain, Parvizi’s lab is looking to use it in tracing the pathways described by the brain’s number-processing circuitry. “Neurons that fire together wire together,” said Shum. “We want to see how this particular area connects with and communicates with other parts of the brain.”


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Most Popular Windows Downloads and Posts of 2013

Most Popular Windows Downloads and Posts of 2013 | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
Whether you love or hate Windows 8, 2013 was still a great year for Windows tips, downloads, and guides. Here were our most popular Windows posts this year.
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Setting Technology Goals for the New Year

Setting Technology Goals for the New Year | Aprendiendo a Distancia | Scoop.it
New Year's Day is traditionally the time when we look back on the past 12 months and make resolutions for the next 12. If you're looking to set a goal for yourself professionally, why not focus on te
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A comparative study on the quality of learning experience between traditional campus and online distance learning at a Masters level

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