15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management Since I started my quest a few years ago searching for the ultimate knowledge management tool, I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information. There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information. However, I’ve noticed a trend in recent years, and some newer applications are focusing more on the visual representation and relationship of knowledge. Most traditional personal knowledge management (PKM) or personal information management (PIM) applications offer the same basic set of features: * Storage of notes and documents * Search functionality and keyword/tagging capability * Outline view in a traditional hierarchy, or user-defined views * Task management, calendar, and contact management (mainly PIM, not KM) These are essential features, however don’t offer too much to the more visually-inclined knowledge junkies.
5 Ways to Use Aurasma in the Classroom – Teq Post in Apps, BYOD, Classroom Tools, Technology by MarcBrea on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 Aurasma is an augmented reality application that allows you to overlay any video or image on top of anything that your tablet, cell phone, or any other mobile device can scan with its camera. Using Aurasma is very much like using a QR code reader. In order to activate the overlayed image or video, the object will be scanned using the Aurasma app. Joseph covered using Aurasma in our iPad Appy Hour Webinar. 1. As your students are learning new vocabulary, you may try a number of different techniques for teaching these new words from comparing synonyms, analogies, etc. 2. Do you have that key poster or picture that you have on the wall, but when you give your students a test, they always check it for the answers to certain questions? 3. Have you ever seen the “Daily Prophet” from the Harry Potter movies or photos in an article of written text that play a video as you read it? 4. 5.
How To Create Courses That Sell Online Are you creating and marketing courses teaching others your expertise? Are you helping your clients to design courses they will market and leverage to grow their business? The “teaching others” business has expanded into a 7 billion industry and the opportunity to apply your e-learning design skills in this market is enormous. I have experienced courses, (some good and a lot of them not-so-good), interviewed the creators of courses generating 6 –figure+ revenue, created 6- and 7-figure courses myself, and in the process identified the universal patterns of success. What The Experts Who Generate 6 - and 7 - Figures in Online Course Revenue Do Differently They solve a very specific problemInstead of “helping people grow their businesses online,” it’s “how to get 10,000 fans of Facebook” Instead of “how to become a better knitter” it’s “learn the best cast-on and bind-off for your lace projects.”Brain Bit: Our attention decreases after 10 minutes of “learning”.
Got Permission to Upload that Video? A parent video records your spring concert and posts it online. What’s to worry? A lot. You need permission from two sources: Individuals in the video or their parentsThe copyright owner Individual and Parent Permission Before using someone’s likeness on a public site (YouTube, SchoolTube, your school website), you need that person’s permission. The Legal Section of SchoolTube’s website says, “(ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Submission to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person….” Written permission should include the individual’s name, the date, and a description of the material (e.g., video recording of Southland Elementary School’s Spring Concert, April 2, 2011). Copyright Owner Permission Most online videos use streaming technology and are considered “public performances.” Be Aware and Inform Parents Resources NAfME Copyright Center SchoolTube Legal Section
54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students | TeachThought 54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students by TeachThought Staff The flipped classroom has continued to enjoy momentum years after its introduction, speaking to its flexible nature, and to the need for a real change in thinking in how we think of time and space in education. Technology has been, more than anything else, the catalyst for the flipped movement. Further, teachers have taken advantage of not just video channels but a collective video literacy to realize the potential of flipping the classroom. Below is a list 54 flipped classrooms tools for teachers and students–both equally important because in a flipped classroom, both teachers and students are consistently interacting with technology, often independently and asynchronously. 54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students
Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds instaGrok.com Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book | TeachThought 40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book by Terry Heick You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much more different. On the surface level a video uses light, color, sound, and moving images, with the potential for adding text and shape and color and light filters as overlays to communicate ideas, while the most basic text structures use alphanumeric symbols, paragraph and sentence structure, and an assortment of text features (e.g., white space, headings and subheadings, fonts, etc.) to convey their message. There is much, much more to it than this. The Interaction Between Video & Text Studies of the effectiveness of video in formal learning environments have yielded some confusing ideas, namely that content acquired via video consumption doesn’t easily transfer to the medium of text (Fisch 2002; Koran, Snow & McDonald 1971). Below are a few possibilities, many of which you’ll notice apply to non-digital media as well. 1. 2.