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Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Archive for February, 2014

Technology Week: Web 2.0

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th February 2014

Web 2.0 week: Monday Blogs, wikis, podcasting and all other Web 2.0 tools on our campus Tuesday Listening my music on the Net: Pandora, Spotify, SoundCloud, Last.FM… what, how and why… Wednesday My YouTube channel works great for my classes…. Thursday Learn and teach with Web 2.0 tools Friday new kids on the block: Vine, [...]

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group registration for Minnesota Desire2Learn IGNITE 2014

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th February 2014

Minnesota Desire2Learn IGNITE 2014 Friday, April 04, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central Time) If you are planning to attend the MN D2L Ignite event and would like to be considered for a group registration ($80) versus individual registration of $95, please share your intention as soon as possible: d2L@stcloudstate.edu Follow us on Twitter: @scsutechinstruc #d2l Follow [...]

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synchronous solution for student to students and faculty to student interactions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

From: The EDUCAUSE Blended and Online Learning Constituent Group Listserv [BLEND-ONLINE@listserv.educause.edu] on behalf of Meagher, Tina [meagher@XAVIER.EDU] Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 11:44 AM To: BLEND-ONLINE@listserv.educause.edu Subject: [BLEND-ONLINE] Synchronous solutions.. Hello, I am leading a project group that is looking into a synchronous solution for student to students and faculty to student interactions. We recently [...]

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D2L Course Purge

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

Per MnSCU System Office: As we continue on with the purge schedule of retaining the previous two years of courses, we will send reminders prior to these dates: July 1, 2014 purging will begin on these semester courses:   Spring 2012 (ISRS YRTR 20125) October 1, 2014 purging will begin on these semester courses:   Summer 2012 [...]

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D2L Course Purge

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

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Core Principles of Media Literacy Education

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

Core Principles of MLE http://namle.net/publications/core-principles/ The purpose of media literacy education is to help individuals of all ages develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression that they need to be critical thinkers, effective communicators and active citizens in today’s world. 1. Media Literacy Education requires active inquiry and critical thinking about the messages [...]

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Are We Taking Our Students’ Work Seriously Enough?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

Are We Taking Our Students’ Work Seriously Enough? http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/02/are-we-taking-our-students-work-seriously-enough/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+kqed%2FnHAK+%28MindShift%29 a colleague’s ladder metaphor. He labeled the rungs: 1. Manipulation 2. Decoration 3. Tokenism 4. Assigned but informed 5. Consulted and informed 6. Adult-initiated, share decisions with children 7. Child-initiated and directed 8. Child-initiated, share decisions with adults Hart, who was born in England, says: “People think American children already have a lot of [...]

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Update: Feb 10 Email Notifcations from D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th February 2014

Per MnSCU System Office: The D2L email queue completed sending all pending messages Friday evening (Feb 7)and since that time the email has been processing on schedule, with no excessive backlogs.  We continue to monitor the queue and will keep you informed of the status. Further questions and inquiries? Please address to: d2L@stcloudstate.edu Follow us [...]

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Creative Common Licenses

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th February 2014

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/178173728981977322/ Creative Common Licenses

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16 Ways Teachers Use Pinterest

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th February 2014

16 Ways Teachers Use Pinterest http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/02/16-ways-teachers-use-pinterest.html Curate Content Organize ideas Collaborate with others Allow students to use Pinterest

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