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Transcribe - online transcription and dictation software

Transcribe - online transcription and dictation software | lorax | Scoop.it
Transcribe saves thousands of hours every month in transcription time for journalists, lawyers and students all over the world.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 2, 2014 3:50 AM

Useful tool for transcribing audio recordings from research or listening materials.

Jose Pietri's curator insight, December 3, 2014 5:17 AM

Compare to Dragon, etc. Test for use in creating training guides, etc.

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5 Things Teachers Can Learn From Video Games

5 Things Teachers Can Learn From Video Games | lorax | Scoop.it
Players of video games learn how to strategize and how to perform sometimes complex actions in order to achieve a goal. I believe we can all learn to engage students through studying video games. H...

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Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo's curator insight, November 30, 2014 12:48 PM

Professores podem aprender algumas estratégias que os designer de jogos utilizam para envolver as pessoas em uma atividade.  Não basta apenas transpor para a sala de aula ou para o ambiente virtual o design dos jogos. .

Carla Kessler's curator insight, November 30, 2014 1:31 PM

A quick read with useful reminders. My favorite is below. We often had tense debates in our staff meetings about failure being final in our gradebooks. 

 

"Games are about mastering skills and players are typically allowed to keep trying until they are successful.

 

Recording failure into the gradebook can stifle risk taking...Allowing students to keep trying until they are successful can help them to try things they would not have otherwise tried."

Alex Enkerli's curator insight, December 3, 2014 5:48 PM

A neat part of this list is that it isn’t really about gamification or serious games though it can bring insight to both.

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The Four Stages Of The Self-Directed Learning Model

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The Four Stages Of The Self-Directed Learning Model

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, November 30, 2014 2:54 PM

adicionar a sua visão ...

Elsa Winch's curator insight, December 1, 2014 12:28 PM

Nice synthesis of inquiry vs. just finding