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New distance education model broadens curriculum options - Australian Teacher Magazine

New distance education model broadens curriculum options - Australian Teacher Magazine | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Australian Teacher Magazine
New distance education model broadens curriculum options
Australian Teacher Magazine
Our design process and the Moodle platform allow us to monitor student activity and progress.
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Teach online? Got Moodle? If yes, this may be a worthwhile read.

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Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language - Linkis.com

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language - Linkis.com | Language Lab | Scoop.it
This ESL listening Web site created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening comprehension skills through practice with self-grading quiz pages.
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This is one of the best EFL/ESL self-study listening sites, period. We've used Randall's excellent materials on numerous occasions in our listening lab.

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Google Drive - a Complete User Guide. | Educati...

Google Drive - a Complete User Guide. | Educati... | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Published on Aug 8, 2013 What is Google Drive? A complete guide how to use it.
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Excellent Tech Tools Using ThingLink | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | E-Learning and Online Teaching

Excellent Tech Tools Using ThingLink | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Language Lab | Scoop.it
I am one of the big fans of Thinglink and I am pretty sure some of you are using it too. ThingLink has a huge educational potential and teachers and educators can use it in a variety of ways.
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If you haven't seen Thinglink yet, check it out. You can embed links to URLs, audio, video, or just about anything from within a picture, and the whole thing resides in a single spot on your webpage.

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Best Practices for Integrating Video and Rich-media with Moodle – Sponsor Presentation

Best Practices for Integrating Video and Rich-media with Moodle – Sponsor Presentation | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Presenters:        Jeffrey Newman, Kaltura Video is becoming key to any eLearning and distance education platform. Teachers are increasing their use of video, and students expect extensive use of r...
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Top QR Code Generator Websites

Top QR Code Generator Websites | Language Lab | Scoop.it
QR Codes are getting immense popularity, so the QR Code Generator websites. There are different factors behind this phenomenon; big one is availability

Via Juhani Pihkala, Eric Redegeld, Jeroen Rougoor
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16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Language Lab | Scoop.it
16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/FPm9hdK1
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“Beginning English Learners and Culture Shock” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

“Beginning English Learners and Culture Shock” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Language Lab | Scoop.it
RT @TESOL_Assn: “Beginning English Learners and Culture Shock” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… http://t.co/CYR9hPZw #eltchat #efl #ell #esl...
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #Moodle on the #iPad

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #Moodle on the #iPad | Language Lab | Scoop.it
3) Traditional Course/Learning Management System: My recommendation is Moodle, although there are other solutions like Blackboard (which absorbed Angel Learning and WebCT), Instructure's Canvas. Traditional LMSs ...
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Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom

Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom: http://t.co/miosCMWS...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | educational technology for teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | educational technology for teachers | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class?
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Global English

Global English | Language Lab | Scoop.it
An introduction to the idea of Global English (Global English: An introduction to the idea of Global English http://t.co/e5VIWQJf @seachicago...)...
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ESL Vocabulary Final Exam

Create a quiz using full-featured, free quiz maker for work, school or fun. Share online on facebook, blogs, websites & more.
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Google Forms for Teachers- A Must Read Guide ~ ...

Google Forms for Teachers- A Must Read Guide ~ ... | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Google Forms is one of the potent services Google provides for free for its users.
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I saw an impressive presentation by two ESL teachers from Ohio who used Google forms to create embeddable quizzes for their students. This guide includes lots of other appications as well.

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53 Videos for Moodle by EdDesignMonash

53 Videos for Moodle by EdDesignMonash | Language Lab | Scoop.it
EdDesignMonash has a playlist of over 50 videos all created as staff reference for achieving various things in Moodle 2.x. Checkout the Playlist embedded below or hit the link to explore more [http...
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This could be a treasure trove for any teachers using Moodle 2.x.

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Education, Media & Technology

Education, Media & Technology | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Educational Technology Guy (Educational Technology Guy http://t.co/moc5aiGmTJ)
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The topic looks interesting, but the link takes you to a Pinterest site where you must sign in as a member to view the content. There is a workaround, but still I think it should be easier for viewers to go directly to the content.

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How Your Visual Voice Helps Build Better E-Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog

How Your Visual Voice Helps Build Better E-Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog | Language Lab | Scoop.it
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"Visual voice"? Some interesting advice for course design that many of us probably wouldn't think of!

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At least 15 good reasons to upgrade from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.4 – Sponsor Presentation

At least 15 good reasons to upgrade from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.4 – Sponsor Presentation | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Presenters:        Meredith Henson, Catalyst IT If you are still running Moodle 1.9, this session will provide you with reasons that you should upgrade. Thi session will focus on some of the best f...
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Our language lab at the U. Delaware English Language Institute recently upgraded to 2.4. More tools, smoother operation.

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BETT2013 – My Discoveries | Teaching News

BETT2013 – My Discoveries | Teaching News | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Did you attend BETT 2013? Here are some of my highlights of my visit. (TeachingNews - RSS - BETT2013 – My Discoveries:
This week, I attended the BETT educational technology event a...
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ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive | Language Lab | Scoop.it

Touch & Discover: Create rich images with music, video, sound, text and more.
Share and discover deeper stories through images.

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Differences between British and American English - Quiz

Differences between British and American English - Quiz | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Quiz testing the differences between British and American English (RT @englishfeed: Choose whether the noted spelling, vocabulary word or phrase, or grammar is British English or American English.)...
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Moodle performance testing: how much more horsepower do each new versions of Moodle require? | E-Learning and Online Teaching

Moodle performance testing: how much more horsepower do each new versions of Moodle require? | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Each new version of Moodle allows teachers to create more engaging online courses, and do so more easily as Moodle becomes more user-friendly. It also puts extra strain on the ...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Simple Guide to Teaching with Videos | Linguagem Virtual

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Simple Guide to Teaching with Videos | Linguagem Virtual | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Simple Guide to Teaching with Videos | @scoopit http://t.co/FVUQ5sLz...
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Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet | 21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning - Link - Hashonomy

Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet | 21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning - Link - Hashonomy | Language Lab | Scoop.it
Check out this link: Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet | 21 st Century Educational Technology and Learning (Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources ...)...
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media - VOA - Voice of America English News

media - VOA - Voice of America English News | Language Lab | Scoop.it
media (*videos* English Captioned Videos #LearnEnglish #ESL via @VOALearnEnglish http://t.co/SqHOn9qL...)...
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