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A bunch of education technology tools and articles that display how to use that tools.

Learning Analytics & Knowledge 2017. We are pleased to announce the Organizing Committee for LAK’17.

Learning Analytics & Knowledge 2017

General Conference Chairs Program Chairs – Research Track Program Chairs – Practitioner Track Proceedings Chair Workshop and Tutorial Chairs. What To Do When Online Discussion Dies - eLearning Industry. Most eLearning facilitators have, at some point, asked themselves how they can get students to engage more in live chat or discussion forums.

What To Do When Online Discussion Dies - eLearning Industry

One of my team recently found herself in that precise situation. She sent me a message saying “I'm currently in one course and facilitating another – and neither group is really interacting or responding to each other. I'm not sure what I could be doing to make this easier”. The good news is, when online discussion dies it is possible to resurrect it. Here’s how. 5 Ways Participants Can Encourage Greater Engagement Some participants might believe that it is solely the facilitators responsibility to persuade students to engage more in discussion forums and social chat, but this is not the case. If you are a participant in an online course, increasing student engagement in forums and live chat is not impossible. 13 Ways Facilitators Can Encourage Greater Engagement Final Word. 8 Budget-Friendly Tips To Create Your Own Animated eLearning Videos - eLearning Industry. 10 Ways To Search Google For Information THAT 96% Of People DON'T Know About.

It’s been a while since Google became our best friend, helping us find whatever knowledge we crave for – from easy pancake recipes to the deepest philosophies and scientific theories about life.

10 Ways To Search Google For Information THAT 96% Of People DON'T Know About

It seems that Google indeed has the answer for everything nowadays. Typing test. Take free online typing speed test and get a certificate — Ratatype. The University of Chicago. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to develop and distribute useful mobile apps to the UChicago community.

The University of Chicago

Browse the resources below for more information about mobile best practices and UChicago identity. Join our mobile discussion today by subscribing to mobile_forum@lists.uchicago.edu. Partnering with the University If you're considering developing a native application for the University, please contact mobile@uchicago.edu. 8 Great Web Tools for Creating Video Lessons. YouTube Video Editor embeds all the hacks you need to create stunning video lessons.

8 Great Web Tools for Creating Video Lessons

You can use it to trim videos, add hyperlinks, add illustrative text, add audio tracks and several other multimedia materials. To be able to use YouTube Video Editor, you need to be logged in to your channel via your current Google account. Check out this guide to learn more about what you can do with YouTube Video Editor. ‘Snagit gives you a simple way to create and edit screenshots or record videos to show a complex process, give detailed feedback, or share important information with the people who need it most…Capture an image or video of what you see on your computer screen. Record Skype calls or Google Hangouts with audio. Google Spaces is A Very Good Collaborative Platform to Use with Students in Class. January 4, 2017Spaces is an excellent collaborative platform from Google.

Google Spaces is A Very Good Collaborative Platform to Use with Students in Class

As a teacher, you can use Spaces to create a Space for your class and invite students to join it using a generated link. Spaces allows you to share a wide variety of materials including web links, photos, posts and many more. Members of a Space can interact with each other by commenting on posts and sharing feedback. Spaces is free of charge and is available for the web, Android, and iOS. Content is a print concept – Dave's Educational Blog. I’ve been saying annoying things like “I don’t believe in content” and “what do you mean course ‘content?’

Content is a print concept – Dave's Educational Blog

I don’t even know who’s going to be there” for a number of years now. There’s a part of me, as George Station will attest, that just likes the sound of certain words put together. The bigger part of me has always struggled with the word. There are fundamental claims made, I think, when we use the word content. We have decided what someone ‘needs to know.’ I have this idea (totally unverifiable) that our current educational use of ‘content’ came to us from print – that it is a concept that only makes sense when arguments are, as Socrates would say, ‘no longer able to defend themselves.’ Why don’t I say writing, you might ask, instead of print?

When Europe starting peeking its way through the veil of the dark ages, one of the first things we hear about learning comes from the court of Charlemagne. In the 12th and 13th centuries, we see the vague beginnings of the modern university.

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Anybody can learn. Innovations in scholarly communication - data of the global 2015-2016 survey - Zenodo. Dataset Open access Bosman, Jeroen ; Kramer, Bianca Bosman, JeroenUtrecht University LibraryKramer, BiancaUtrecht University Library (show affiliations) Innovations in scholarly communication - data of the global 2015-2016 survey.

Innovations in scholarly communication - data of the global 2015-2016 survey - Zenodo

This data set contains: Full raw (anonymized) and cleaned data files of the 2015-2016 global Survey on Innovations in Scholarly Communication. The data files contain >3,000,000 cells, and thus cannot be opened in their entirety in Google Drive. 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication: How researchers are getting to grip with the myriad of new tools. There has been a surge of new scholarly communication tools in recent years.

101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication: How researchers are getting to grip with the myriad of new tools.

But how are researchers incorporating these tools into their research workflows? Jeroen Bosman and Bianca Kramer are conducting a global survey to investigate the choices researchers are making and why.