2016-05-01

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Collaborative Learning in Today's Technology-Driven World


Among numerous transversal competencies, 'collaboration' is considered not only to be an essential interpersonal skill needed to perform effectively and efficiently in the 21st century, but also as a foundation for gaining other essential skills. Case in point, 'tolerance', 'respect for diversity', 'intercultural understanding', and 'ability to resolve conflicts' are some of the essential features of global citizenship skillsets, and the ability to work collaboratively can be fundamental in developing these skills


2016-04-29

Technology in the eLearning space: 4 evolving eLearning trends


In the 21st century, information is available everywhere; constantly evolving and adapting to the changes in this digital-driven world. With the introduction of technology into all aspects of life, including learning, the best way to access the most current information is eLearning. eLearning is the easiest way to communicate information, old and new, to large groups of people. Here are 4 of the most popular eLearning trends for this year.

Stewart-Marshall's insight:
Mobility and connectivity, Big Data, gamification, and video-based training are just 4 of the most popular eLearning trends for 2016. This article takes an analytical look at each one of them.

Tech It Up Tuesday: 50 Tools & Apps for Showcasing Student Knowledge


Greetings and welcome to "Tech It Up Tuesday", a weekly series in which I share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that can be utilized in the educational setting. This week features an ex…


2016-04-25

Free Screen Recorder | Download Ezvid


Ezvid is exceptional because of the power of its cutting-edge effects and features. With voice recording, facecam, voice synthesis, screen drawing, and speed control, Ezvid the world's single best solution for making videos which entertain, inform, and enchant your viewers.


2016-04-24

Choosing an elearning production process: ADDIE vs AGILE


The best elearning production process isn't necessarily the one that gets learning content in front of an audience most quickly. The best is the one that will reliably get quality learning content that's fit for purpose to an audience within an appropriate timeframe. According to the Project Management Institute, ineffective communications is the primary contributor to …


Academic Digital Etiquette: Interacting in online spaces


Celia's reflections:

 

"I have had many discussions with students about the protocols on interacting in online spaces in an academic or professional manner. Whether they be commenting on a blog or giving feedback in comments on a Google document or interacting in Edmodo or Google Classroom, students need to be modelled the 'professional' way to behave. Commenting within an academic context is in fact providing feedback and as such quite a complicated skill for a young student."



2016-04-19

EdTechTeam: Get coding in your classroom! Enter the Challenge.


We know how important it is to get kids exposed to computer programming, but how? Here are 10 easy ways to get started with coding in the classroom.


2016-04-17

How Teachers Can Provide Equal Learning in a World of Unequal Access (EdSurge News)


When 3,100 teachers were surveyed by the Gates Foundation in November 2015 about the biggest barriers to using digital resources, the most common response was "My students do not have access to technology outside of the classroom."


The Promise of Virtual Reality in Higher Education


Virtual reality teeters on the edge of becoming mainstream, with software development outstripping the hardware and memory storage needed. In this article, a librarian and an art historian discuss the many ways that VR may transform learning and student experiences.


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Take any video, trim and highlight the moments that matter and share it with others. It's easy as 1–2–3.
 
Take any video, trim and highlight the moments that matter and share it with others. It's easy as 1–2–3.