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Mathieu Plourde

Challenges in Giving Consent Online - 0 views

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    "Digital networks, websites, and services are a necessary component of the toolset required to build and utilize digital and media literacies. Appropriate policies, procedures, and guidelines are necessary to protect the developers and administrators of these texts and tools, as well as the users of these spaces. These documents often fail to provide users with the freedom needed to expand their skills, while still creating safe and appropriate boundaries for use of the Internet and all it has to offer."
Mathieu Plourde

Q&A: How Pierce College is helping more students succeed - 0 views

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    "we were able to create dashboards on all of our courses through software called Tableau. Every faculty member can see everybody's completion rates, and they're broken down by demographics. Now faculty can go, "I'm struggling with that group of students, you're having success with them - what are you doing?""
Mathieu Plourde

Winona Ryder and the Internet of Things - 0 views

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    "This is why it is so essential that we consider them carefully and critically-that we empty all our LEGOs onto the table and sift through them before we start building. Some tools are decidedly less innocuous than others. And some tools can never be hacked to good use."
Mathieu Plourde

Why Instructional Design Must Focus on Learning Outcomes, Not Learning Activities - 0 views

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    "As edtech expert, Tony Vincent, would say, "Date the tool, but marry the ability." There will always be multiple edtech tools, programs, and products that provide similar principle functions to support student engagement. However, to achieve engagement that exceeds the element of surprise or novelty, which is often necessary as an instructional "hooking" tool, it is imperative that we place the brunt of our instructional design efforts towards building thinking skills and cognitive growth within students."
Mathieu Plourde

Top 10 Free Plagiarism Detection Tools For Teachers - eLearning Industry - 0 views

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    "Teachers If you are a teacher interested in checking your students' work for copied material, you can use the list below where you can find the Top 10 FREE Plagiarism Detection Tools for Teachers."
Mathieu Plourde

Professor Says Facebook Can Help Informal Learning - 0 views

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    "In a paper released on Monday, Christine Greenhow, an assistant professor of education at Michigan State University, argues that using informal social-media settings to carry on debates about science can help students refine their argumentative skills, increase their scientific literacy, and supplement learning in the classroom. Past studies have shown that informal settings, like conversations with friends, can facilitate learning, but according to Ms. Greenhow, very little has been studied about informal online contexts and social networks, like Facebook applications."
Mathieu Plourde

3 Google Drive Tools for Creating Professional-looking Diagrams and Flowcharts - 0 views

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    "We received a couple of requests from teachers asking for Google Drive add-ons to use with Google Docs to create and integrate diagrams and flowcharts. The first tool that came to mind is Gliffy for we have reviewed it here a couple of times but then we did a further search in Google Drive app store and picked two more to add to this list. For those of you looking for apps to create concept and mind maps in Google Drive, this selection is a good place to start with."
Mathieu Plourde

2014 - Finalists & Winners | edtechdigest.com - 0 views

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    "We're very excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology space. We intend to continue contributing to the forward motion of this revolution, and we salute those dedicated souls that create the human energy involved in such an undertaking. Well done! Continue! With that, here are the finalists and winners…"
Mathieu Plourde

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic - 0 views

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    "we've compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher's tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom."
Mathieu Plourde

Education World: Fact, Fiction or Opinion? Evaluating Online Info - 0 views

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    "The Internet is a rich source of information -- and a prolific dispenser of misinformation. Help your students learn to tell the difference! Included: Links to site-evaluation tools!"
Mathieu Plourde

10 Gmail Plugins That Improve Email Productivity - 0 views

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    "Gmail is one of the most popular email services with more than 500 million users, so chances are pretty good that you're one of them. But are you making the most of your email account? Many of us complain that our inboxes are too full and that responding to email is too time-consuming, but several tools are available that will streamline your email experience. Take a look at these 10 plugins--most of which are free. They might just make your inbox a friendlier place to visit:"
Mathieu Plourde

Curation: Creatively Filtering Content - 1 views

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    "Content curation is the process of shifting through the vast abundance of content on the Internet to select the best, most relevant resource, on a specific topic or theme,  so that we can organize, manage and collate the content for ourselves and share with others. Content curation is about working smarter and not harder.  Content curation is also a reflective process; as you curate resources you reflect on their value.  Reflection makes new information stick in your brain."
Mathieu Plourde

The Top 6 Animated Video Software in the eLearning Market - 0 views

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    "Instructional designers, trainers and educators have long realized the true value of animated videos as one of the main techniques that should be used to increase the audience's engagement and retention during an eLearning course. Would you be interested in a list of the top animated video software in the eLearning market?"
Mathieu Plourde

LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS - 1 views

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    "As LTI acceptance grows, "the LMS may actually have less functionality than it has today, but that's OK," said Instructure co-founder and Chief Learning Officer Brian Whitmer, a big LTI supporter whose Canvas LMS is leading the LTI charge. "It's not about which tool has the most features, it's about a seamless learning experience.""
Mathieu Plourde

Blooms Digital Web Tools - 1 views

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    "The Tools - Is it engaging? Authentic? Relevant? Did it facilitate critical reflective behavior?"
Mathieu Plourde

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management | Social Media Today - 0 views

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    "To succeed in today's connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior. Listening to what your customers, competitors, critics, and supporters are saying about you is key to getting great results from your social media campaigns. There are countless tools out there, offering many ways to analyze, measure, display, and create reports about your engagement efforts."
Mathieu Plourde

12 great free and open-source music making programs - 0 views

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    Over the next few slides we've rounded up 12 excellent free and open source applications worth investigating and experimenting with.
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