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Archive for June, 2013

Teachers Customize Textbooks Online

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th June 2013

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2010/10/teachers-customize-textbooks-online/ http://www.curriki.org/welcome/about-curriki/ Connexions: A place for teachers, students, and professionals to search and contribute scholarly content, organized into “modules” or topic areas instead of entire textbooks. CK12 FlexBooks: A nonprofit that aims to reduce the cost of textbook materials by encouraging the development of what they call the “FlexBook.” Anyone can view or help create these [...]

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What’s new for students in the last update of D2L?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th June 2013

What’s new for students in D2L v. 10.1? Please consider the following outline: https://d2l.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1369 (includes video) Content: Layout and navigation Course Overview Upcoming Events Completion Status Download options Content Viewer zoom control   Dropbox: Due date Drag and drop Discussions: Collapsible topics Counter display

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Blended Learning Course Design: A Boot Camp for Instructors

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 20th June 2013

Blended Learning Course Design: A Boot Camp for Instructors http://bit.ly/12V6NzN Madison, WI July 29 – 30, 2013 This intensive two-day workshop offers one-to-one instruction and consultation from top innovators in blended learning. It’s a hands-on, working workshop. You bring a syllabus, exams, other course materials, and a computer. You leave with an action plan for [...]

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Smart Phones Set To Overtake Feature Phones This Year Read

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th June 2013

Smart Phones Set To Overtake Feature Phones This Year Read more at http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/06/11/smart-phones-set-to-overtake-feature-phones-this-year.aspx?=THENU#Cw4uJQkubJWM3y1J.99

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Pennsylvania Pumps $633,000 into Hybrid Learning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th June 2013

http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/05/28/pennsylvania-pumps-633000-into-hybrid-learning.aspx

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Educause resources on CRS aka clickers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th June 2013

http://www.educause.edu/library/clickers

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