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

Emotions Among Students Engaging in Connectivist Learning Experiences – Alaa Aldahdouh. Negative emotion is not always harmfulNegative-activating emotions have positive impact on students’ performanceNegative-activating emotions dominate students feeling in online learningConnectivist learning environments arouse negative emotions of higher education students Emotion has long been a question of great interest in a wide range of fields.

Emotions Among Students Engaging in Connectivist Learning Experiences – Alaa Aldahdouh

As a general rule, emotions are categorized as positive, which we seek, and negative, from which we turn away. However, empirically-backed connectivists claim that even negative emotions produce positive effects on student performance. What is less clear is how this process happens. Welcome to Dialogica: Thinking-Through Voyant! and Voyant are literature analysis tools and methodologies created by Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair.

Welcome to Dialogica: Thinking-Through Voyant!

Here's an intro video. There's a lot to explore - and explore you should, because the site and software offer a refreshing perspective on literary analysis. They use an application called Voyant that takes a text and provides word clouds, word counts, graphs of related words, and more. The idea is that these resources are used as a starting point for dialogue about the texts, as described in these walk-though background papers or web sites. The Up-Goer Six Text Editor. Fasttrackimpact. Some of The Best Android Formative Apps for Teachers. How Adding Math to a Child’s Home Routine Can Advance Achievement. Create your own Google logo for Earth Day. Hey everyone, I'm Olga.

Create your own Google logo for Earth Day

I’m a proud Latina Googler, and I work in our computer science education department. Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers. 6 Storytelling Apps That Get English Language Learners Talking. For English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom, speaking English in front of others — particularly native speakers — can cause tremendous anxiety.

6 Storytelling Apps That Get English Language Learners Talking

In fact, the dread of speaking can actually interfere with students’ ability to learn. Project approach – SHEILA. 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. 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. 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 Partnering with the University If you're considering developing a native application for the University, please contact 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. 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.’

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