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Cognition and the Intrinsic User Experience

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Understanding the cognitive processes and nuances people go through when finding and consuming content is important to building an ideal experience.

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Study Suggests Many Professors Use Interactive Tools Ineffectively in Online Courses - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Study Suggests Many Professors Use Interactive Tools Ineffectively in Online Courses - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational Technology Tracker | Scoop.it

Professors can choose from a growing palette of Web-based tools to make their online courses more interactive. But a new study suggests that many community-college instructors aren’t taking advantage of those options.

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Using a WordPress Multisite Network for Class Web Pages - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Using a WordPress Multisite Network for Class Web Pages - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational Technology Tracker | Scoop.it
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Tablet Technology Lets You Feel the Image --Touch Screens Get Frisky - Forbes

Tablet Technology Lets You Feel the Image --Touch Screens Get Frisky - Forbes | Educational Technology Tracker | Scoop.it
Tablets that tingle the senses could come to market soon, though developers are struggling to convince Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung (KOSPI:005930) of the viability of the new technology.
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Teachers embrace social media in class

Teachers embrace social media in class | Educational Technology Tracker | Scoop.it
Some studies show that integrating social media into college coursework may be helping students learn better.
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Utilizing Game Mechanics in Online Learning

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"If the notion of creating a video game is daunting, it probably should be. Making a good game requires not only a great idea, but also a host of planning, graphic design, computer programming, sound engineering, and animation skills, not to mention a fundamental understanding of what makes for good, engaging game play. Fortunately, as an online instructor and de facto instructional designer, you only need to master one of these areas to create effective online instruction which incorporates some of the most powerful elements of game design — game mechanics."


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