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Using Skype as an Academic Tool: Lessons Learned - 4 views

web 2.0 e-learning
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    Sivula, M.(July 2011). Using Skype as an Academic Tool: Lessons Learned. eLearn Magazine, Retrieved from http://elearnmag.acm.org/archive.cfm?aid=2011843

    This online article provides the reader with a sense of how one might benefit by the use of Skype and other Web 2.0 tool in the online classroom. The author has been using such tools for several years for academic purposes. Sivula discusses the basic principle of Skype and then describes, in detail, how one can use this online tool in various situations such as teacher-student conferences or student-student group work. Siluva also lists additional Web 2.0 software, (Dropbox and Yugma) which can be used along side of Skype to enhance user experience. Sivula concludes that Web 2.0 technology is one more way to connect teachers with students. They can be great learner-centered tools which are customizable to fit many different learning types.
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educational-origami - Bloom's - Evaluating - 6 views

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    You might be familiar with this site already but if not check it out. There have been so many things added to this wiki. Things like information on Bloom's Taxonomy, 21st century learning and teaching, cyber safety and web 2.0 tools.
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Online Education Startup Gets $33 Million in Funding - 1 views

  • online education platform that can be adapted to each student’s needs.
  • Adaptive Learning Platform
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    A company which created an Adaptive Learning Platform which they say "customizes educational content to create a uniquely personalized learning experience for every student" receives $33 million to continue their work.
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lifeisaboutlearning's Channel - YouTube - 0 views

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    Smallwood CE Primary School in Cheshire show how they have been using UniServity's online learning platform Smallwood CE Primary School in Cheshire show how they have been using UniServity's online learning platform
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The Clever Sheep: Top Ten Tech Tools (Spring 2011) - 2 views

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    This is one of my favorite education podcasts. Each year, Rodd reports on his top 10 tech tools that educators can use. All of these would be great tools for f2f or online classes.
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What I need to teach students in order to blog | e-Journeys - 1 views

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    A great reference list of what is important to teach about blogging. This list includes things to teach such as tagging, hyperlinking,, embedding items, and using the dashboard. Most things are obvious but it's a good reminder.
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Inksaving font from Ecofont - 0 views

  • saves ink and toner
  • most commonly used fonts
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    Save up to 20% of your ink by using this free download. Might be good to use when printing all of those pages from your online class of pass this along to your students if you are an instructor.
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