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using New and Emerging Technologies to enhance Learning Provider's "current Practice" - John is a retired eLearning Adviser, but keeping up to date, and all views are his own
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Feedly: organise, read and share what matters to you.

Feedly: organise, read and share what matters to you. | technologies | Scoop.it
Feedly: organize, read and share what matters to you.
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Feedly has recently added some new interesting features to improve the way users save, read and share web content. 
With these new features, users will be able to create boards, highlight salient part of stories, and add notes. 
Users are in control of... 
  - which publications they follow,
  - which blogs they follow,
  - which YouTube Channels they follow,
  - which Google Keyword Alerts they monitor,
  - which sources they turn into easy-to-read feeds and
  - which content from their organisation's internal portals, content management systems, and SaaS applications they access securely. 
All that content can be organised into easy to read collections and, if required, shared via Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, email and more. 
Such posts can be scheduled with Hootsuite or Buffer. 
Ideal for Subject centred collaboration where Educational Practitioners can curate, comment and prioritise the best articles/resources/etc., about specific topics and ideas. 
Must be worth a closer look.
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Scrible - Productivity Tool for Research

Scrible - Productivity Tool for Research | technologies | Scoop.it
Modern research platform for school and work
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Scrible is a very good productivity tool every learner, engaged in research, should have. 
Scrible provides users with various tools and features that enable them to... 
  - curate on-line content, 
  - bookmark websites, 
  - store files, 
  - annotate and share webpages and PDFs. 
Users can use Scrible to annotate content on a webpage or PDF. They can add comments, highlight passages and share their annotated content with others through email or social media websites. 
Everything users curate and annotate is saved to their library in Scrible. 
Users can organise their library with tags so they can easily find their saved content. 
Scrible also provides an excellent PDF viewer and annotator which works in a users browser. 
Learners can use Scrible to load or upload PDF documents to work on. 
They can then... 
  - use Scrible’s annotation tools to highlight and add comments and share PDF documents with each other and be able to... 
  - see who is viewing the shared PDF, 
  - reply to comments and 
  - see annotations in real-time. 
Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/embed/IIhG3chkmXQ to learn more about Scrible PDF Viewer/Annotator. 
Scrible provides free upgrade to learners and educators. 
Check it out to learn more...
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nkwiry - a Social bookmarking site for learning providers

nkwiry - a Social bookmarking site for learning providers | technologies | Scoop.it
A social bookmarking site for schools. Allow students to explore, learn, gather & share resources with everyone in the class. No student sign up required! Easily share resources with anyone in the class!
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Nkwiry...
   - empowers learners to curate the web for the best content and gather web-links based on specific topics,
   - provides a safe and secure way to showcase learners' work from other on-line sources e.g. Prezi and Bitstrips and keep them all in one place,
   - provides instant access to resources, curated in one location,
   - encourages collaboration & sharing;
   - provides opportunities for "peer reviews" with built in voting that moves items up the curated lists.

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Huzzaz

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A new way to collect, organize, discover, and watch the best videos on the web.
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Huzzaz is about discovery and the curation of videos -- it's an easy way to...

 

collect,sort, andtake notes on your playlists, from both YouTube and Vimeo.

 

If practitioners wish to gather videos on specific themes, they'll find this tool very powerful.

Or, they can get learners to curate playlists on selected topics!

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ACLjohn's eMagazine

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My "ACLjohn's eMagazines" are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

They include content from these curations, from Muzy posts, and much more.

Posted three plus times a month,in pdf format. 

Please feel free to download and share with others.

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LiveBinders: Organize resources in an online binder

LiveBinders: Organize resources in an online binder | technologies | Scoop.it
LiveBinders is your 3-ring binder for the web, create an online binder for content curation
John Dalziel's insight:

Curate and Present your Resources Quickly and Simply

  Take Control of Information

  - View links like pages in a book instead of URLs on a page
  - Combine uploaded PDFs and Word docs with links in one binder
  - Go paperless one LiveBinder at a time

 Save Time

  - Update information conveniently without having to resend links
  - Avoid layout issues - all documents are organized by tabs and subtabs
  - Edit LiveBinders anytime, any place

 Make an Impression

  - Share all your documents in an easy presentable format
  - Use LiveBinders for SMART Board® and laptop presentations
  - Build a library of binders and become a valuable resource for others

 LiveBinders is Free!

  - Sign Up to create an account so you can store your livebinders right away
  - Add the 'LiveBinder It' Bookmark Tool to your browser toolbar

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eLearning Tools-Resources-etc.

eLearning Tools-Resources-etc. | technologies | Scoop.it

Brought to you by Searcheeze: Why don't you collect, curate and publish your favorite topics...

 

This is my first effort...

 

Views suggest the format is 'liked' by many!

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FLYABIT | Digital experience and social curation window.

FLYABIT | Digital experience and social curation window. | technologies | Scoop.it

Want to give learners, who are waiting for a class to start, something interesting to look at? Then this may be one for you.

 

Flyabit is a content curation platform that lets users have a whole screen filled with images and text related to any concept.

 

Just...
     - type in the word or words that describe what is required on the display;
     - Flyabit.es locates the relevant media, and produces the display along with the freshest/newest stories-images-video clips etc.

 

The Flyabit website also provides a list of the most searched words.

 

Users can share any results that they get and that look particularly good with colleagues.

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eduClipper - curate and organise digital content

eduClipper - curate and organise digital content | technologies | Scoop.it
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Educlipper is a website where Educational Practitioners can curate and organise digital content. 
 Educlipper has been designed specifically for educators and by an educator. 
To set up an Educlipper account is pretty easy and can be done in a few clicks and once logged in registered users can instantly start adding content . 
There is also a handy Educlipit button that users can install on their browser to bookmark digital content they come across while browsing the web. 
Another good feature that Educlipper offers to its users is that users can work collaboratively on the content they curate from the web, they can also organise it into educlipboards and share it with others - learners for example.
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lumio - highlight what matters; an excellent Chrome Extension to use for bookmarking, curating, and clipping web content

lumio - highlight what matters; an excellent Chrome Extension to use for bookmarking, curating, and clipping web content | technologies | Scoop.it
Break up with bookmarks, fall in love with lumio. Highlight text, data or images, organize your research, enhance your productivity!
John Dalziel's insight:
Lumio is an excellent Chrome Extension to use for bookmarking, curating, and clipping web content. 
Learners can use it to highlight interesting content in a webpage, add notes to it and save it for a later access. 
Highlights are recorded together with source information so learners can easily check back and cite source pages. 
Additionally, Lumio provides users with internal search functionality that allows them to quickly search through and locate saved content. 
Users can organise their highlights into collections and rearrange them the way they want. 
However, users do need to sign up to Lumio to be able to benefit from all of its features including storing data on the cloud and accessing it from different devices. 
Another cool feature is the ability to access and read their saved content using Lumio’s built-in reader with a distraction free reading view. 
Users can also easily channel their highlights to other apps such as Slack or Trello or share them with others through email or social media.
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Flipboard

Flipboard | technologies | Scoop.it
Your Social Magazine. Available for iPad, iPhone & Android.
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A single place to discover, collect and share the content that curriculum practitioners care about.  

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social networks,

publications,

blogs and more

...keeping colleagues, learners and other stakeholders connected.

Flipboard has so much potential for Curriculum Curations, Collaborative Publications and many more uses for Practitioners and Learners.

Note:Links to the resulting magazine(s) can be embedded on web presences including VLEs.
Well worth a closer look.

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Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality | technologies | Scoop.it
The best of augmented reality!
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Augmented Reality has been of interest to a significant number of practitioners, and a few learning providers, over the last 8 months or so.
This curation site, curated by Drew Minock, has content that will be of interest to them and those who wish to explore the potential of Augmented Reality.

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Learning, Teaching and Skills Resources @ Mimas's curator insight, April 11, 2014 6:34 AM

A great place to research more about Augmented Reality and its numerous uses.

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acljohn's Muzy Posts

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The content here reflects my thoughts and not necessarily those of my employer! I'm currently employed as an eLearning Adviser in the North West of...
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Why not take a look at one of my other curation websites; this one curates more general content. Let me know what you think.

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Pearltrees

Now available, the Pearltrees iPhone app.

 

It is a free app that allows users to organize their links, images, and videos just as you would on the web version of Pearltrees (mentioned in earlier curations). 

 

Learners and/or practitioners can get Pearltrees on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Shelfster

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Shelfster is all about being able to write an article, paper or book with the information users have gathered and their sources of inspiration (ideas, text snipets, web pages, images, voice recordings) at their fingertips.

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cc:to me

cc:to me | technologies | Scoop.it

CC:to me is one of those bookmarklets that "makes my head hurt"; there are so many things practitioners and their learners can do with it.

 

Why wasn't an idea as simple as this implemented earlier.

 

As its name suggests, it allows users to...
- email stuff to themself via a bookmarklet;
- drag and drop text, images, videos and more from the web onto it;

 

cc:to me then emails them all flawlessly along with the link.

 

Currently free (sign up needed); pro accounts (coming soon) will bring goodies like multiple recipients (ideal for collaborative work) and more.

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