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Archive for January, 2014

Shift in the technology market

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th January 2014

Coln, A. (2012, Sept. 13). Is the Cloud Killing IT Jobs? Retrieved from http://siliconangle.com/blog/2012/09/13/is-the-cloud-killing-it-jobs/ Linthicum, D. (2013, April 23). The Cloud is Killing Traditional Hardware and Software. Retrieved from http://www.infoworld/com/d/cloud-computing/the-cloud-killing-traditional-hardware-and-software-216963 O’Dowd, P. (n.d.). As PC Sales Drop, Intel Delays A Plant Opening And Cuts Jobs. NPR.org. Retrieved January 30, 2014, from http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/01/27/265776270/as-pc-sales-drop-intel-delays-a-plant-opening-and-cuts-jobs

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your q/s, our a/s: unenrollemnt is not working: MnSCU System office fixing the problem

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th January 2014

Q:Student John Doe is no longer a student in my NNN 101 course.  However, every time I manually unenroll him from my D2L classlist, he reappears.  How do I permanently delete him? Faculty Name A: THis is a known problem and the MnSCU System office is working on fixing it. Thank you for your parience

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Noam Chomsky on Technology & Learning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th January 2014

Noam Chomsky on Technology & Learning http://learning-reimagined.com/noam-chomsky-on-technology-learning/ As far as technology itself and education is concerned, technology is basically neutral. It’s like a hammer. The hammer doesn’t care whether you use it to build a house or whether on torture, using it to crush somebody’s skull, the hammer can do either.

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Social Media Tools Map

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th January 2014

http://www.socialnomics.net/2011/08/09/social-media-tools-map/

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literature on online teaching

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd January 2014

A former SCSU faculty asked me to help her with literature regarding online learning; she is applying to teach complete online somewhere in the South. Hey Plamen, Do you have any reading suggestions regarding teaching online? I am applying for a job at ?????? and the program is completely online. I want to be current [...]

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SCSU Technology is present on Instagram and Pinterest

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd January 2014

In addtion to this blog (https://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims) and Twitter: @scsutechinstruc please follow us and let us follow you regrading relevant information in the world of educational technology: Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/scsutechnology/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/scsutechinstruct YouTube http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_UMIE5r6YB8KzTF5nZJFyA Google + https://plus.google.com/u/0/115966710162153290760/

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trends in technology for educators

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th January 2014

Campus Technology, a leading periodical in the use of technology in education, lists for consideration the 2014 technology trends for education: http://online.qmags.com/CPT0114?sessionID=C7111775BEF0C4C4395CA1903&cid=2335187&eid=18574#pg7&mode1 Mobile Platforms and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Adaptive Learning (personalization of online learning) Big Data (predictive analysis) Flipped Classroom Badges and Gamification (assessment and evaluation) iPADs and Other Tablets (mobile devices) Learning [...]

Posted in Desire2Learn (D2L), educational technology, gamification, gaming, information literacy, media literacy, mobile apps, online learning, technology, technology literacy | No Comments »

101 Social Media Hacks: Magic Tips for Social Media Tools and Technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th January 2014

101 Social Media Hacks: Magic Tips for Social Media Tools and Technology http://www.razorsocial.com/social-media-tools-and-technology-tips/

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History of Social Media: Infographic

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th January 2014

History of Social Media: Infographic

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Social vs Search

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th January 2014

Social Media can be excellent tool for research:

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