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The 37 best websites for learning a new skill. Educational Apps. Learn from three founding fathers of distance education interviewed. Online Learning Resources. Pedagogical Models And Their Use In Elearning 20100304. Individualized learning. Personal Learning Networks. 10,000+ Open & Free Online Courses on OEDB.org. Courses by Learning Platform. Best Sites with 500,000+ Free Audiobook Downloads - Freemake. 15 Cool Sites to Get Audiobooks & Listen on the Go When you are on the go, audiobooks can be a great substitute for ebook downloads.

Best Sites with 500,000+ Free Audiobook Downloads - Freemake

There is a plenty of options to listen to a talking book when you’re online: iTunes, podcasts, apps. But what to do when there’s no stable Internet connection? Happily, there are numerous websites offering free & cheap audiobook downloads. Most of them provide almost any possible book in the form of digital MP3, M4B (for iOS) or OGG files.

SEE ALSO: Top 5 Time-Tested Audio Players for Windows SEE ALSO: 5 Great MP3 Download Tools to Get Music Free 8 Most Popular Websites to Download Audiobooks 1. Audiobooks.com is the website with a wide selection of modern audiobooks. Now Audiobooks.com subscription is only available in the US and Canada. Library: over 60,000 audiobooks Price: free 30 day trial, then $14.95/monthly 2. Massive Open Online Courses about Writing. Virtual Schools. Compact Training for Online Teachers. Upload Elena Mutonono's Website Loading...

Compact Training for Online Teachers

Working... 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. June 18, 2015 All education is self-education.

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn. Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world. CourseTalk - Find and review the best online courses and MOOCs. MOOCs Aggregators. Interactive book.

eLearning on Pinterest. My seven ‘a-ha’ moments in the history of educational technology. Module 3 - Planning Online Learning. A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor. Ten_guiding_principles_for_use_of_technology_in_learning.pdf.

Understanding the Building Blocks of Online Learning: How to focus in the age of distraction. So many of us are connected and/or using our connected devices regularly.

How to focus in the age of distraction

Some might say we / you are addicted to them and suffer withdrawal symptoms when we forget them or leave home home without them. So then, how do we stay focused in this “age of distraction”? Jane Genovese writes on the Learning Fundamentals website on ‘how to focus in the age of distraction‘ and produced this excellent mind-map of Leo Babauta’s eBook “Focus: A simplicity manifesto in the age of distraction”.

Genovese highlights her analysis of the book and the changes she’s making to sharpen her focus, including: Create habits and/or rituals to focus your mind.Manage email (expectations) and switch it off if necessary.Make time to reflect & review.Admit you’re online too much, and take steps to remedy.Digital detox: take time away and switch off.Work ethics (simplify working practices based on distractions, movement, time, etc.) Cover my phone and table so I can’t see the notifications pop up and scream “I’m here!”

Open Source Options For Education. By Mark Johnson on 13 January 2013, last updated Introduction This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector.

Open Source Options For Education

Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented here in the context of their specific benefits to educational establishments, or their use in the course of teaching and learning. The document is intended to complement the UK Cabinet Office’s Open Source Options document, which is presented as part of its Open Source Procurement Toolkit in recognition that open source software is underused across the public sector. As such, the aims and context of this document are the same as those stated in the original document. OSS watch maintains a briefing on Making Use of the Cabinet Office’s Guidance on Open Source Software. The document in its current form is the product of an ongoing collaboration between OSS Watch, the UK education community, and open source software communities. Elearning.

eLearning Readings. eLearning Tools. eMINTS Conference 2014 - Connected Educator. Personal Learning Networks. Photo tutorials. Top 100 Education Blogs. Education blogs are becoming a means for educators, students, and education administrators to interact more effectively than ever before.

Top 100 Education Blogs

They are also a great resource for those searching for the best online education programs to jumpstart their teaching careers. Technorati currently tracks 63.1 million blogs. More than 5,000 of them are about education. It is likely that there are hundreds, if not thousands, more education-related blogs on the Web. (UPDATE: There are over 30,000 blogs hosted at edublogs.org alone.

The 19 Best Elearning Blogs - Articulate – Word of Mouth Blog. Sep52006 From learning theories to content design, metadata to LMSes, survey data to industry trends, these blogs have it all.

The 19 Best Elearning Blogs - Articulate – Word of Mouth Blog

This list represents some of the more active e-learning blogs I’ve found or already read regularly. Each of these is great in its own way — be it the in-depth analysis, the industry headlines, the technical prowess — but all will get you thinking about learning and technology in new ways. The 19 Best Elearning Blogs* (in no particular order) The Rapid eLearning Blog Tom Kuhlmann was a customer of ours who made a name for himself in the Articulate Community Forums with his creative tips and tricks about Articulate products, and his unique ability to understand how to build original elearning courses that engage the learner and simultaneously meet business objectives.

. * Why 19? Jane's Pick of the Day. E-Learning Queen. EduBlogs and Wikis. FurtherEducation and eLearning. Open Universities. MIT's Channel. E-learning. eLearning. 28 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Twitter. M-Learning. Online Learning.

Free Courses and Resources. Video resources. Educational Video Resources. Connectivism. Learning, networks, knowledge, technology, community. The Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference (LAK16) is happening this week in Edinburgh.

learning, networks, knowledge, technology, community

I unfortunately, due to existing travel and other commitments, am not in attendance. Connectivism and CAS in Learning. CAS Authentication wanted! Social media from Twitter to Facebook, LinkedIn to YouTube creates opportunities for building relationships, cultivating customers and promoting business, but the sea of updates and input awash with data both important and consequential can drown all but the most dogged of users.

CAS Authentication wanted!

Fortunately, app developers have created more than a few devices to make keeping afloat in the social media waters manageable, sane and even productive. Yet even the tools intended to help users navigate social media ar 1 of 20 With TweetDeck, users can customize their Twitter experience with groups, columns, saved searches and automatic updates to help them stay updated about interesting people and topics. GSiemens. Vygotsky, ZPD, Scaffolding, Connectivism and Personal Learning Networks. Stephen's Web. Cck08. Connectivism.

Videos connectivism. MOOCs. A Compendium of MOOC Perspectives, Research, and Resources. Debates about MOOCs and their attendant controversies continue to proliferate. MOOCS & Open Ed. MOOCs. MOOCS. MOOC Articles. MOOC. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011. Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies The Toolbox Share your Top 10 Tools to help build the 2011 list This is the 5th annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list I have built based on the contributions of learning professionals worldwide. I am now compiling the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 193 contributions so far Latest contribution: 26 June, 2011 List will be finalised 13 November, 2011 KEY Links to previous years' lists: 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 F = Free, C= Commercial, D=Download, S=Server, O=Online Cells shaded blue are new tools on the list this year, green are returners Click HERE to share your Top 10 Tools to help build the 2011 list.