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Archive for April, 2014

12 Embarrassing Gadgets And Apps You Should Stop Using

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th April 2014

12 Embarrassing Gadgets And Apps You Should Stop Using Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/embarrassing-gadgets-2014-4?op=1#ixzz30I03rggb Not sure if Google Glass will go into oblivion (but it might, considering that it ALSO tethers with a mobile device as the vanishing Blackberry tablet), but smart phones definitely are taking over.  

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What is plagiarism?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th April 2014

Follow Martine What is plagiarism? Martine Herzog-EvansLaw Professor at the University of Reims, FranceTop Contributor A colleague of mine is asking us to organise a disciplinary commission for a student who, during a test (home test) quoted an author at great length. I disagree with his judgement. This in my opinion is youth caution (I’m […]

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The Soul of the Research University

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th April 2014

The Soul of the Research University http://chronicle.com/article/The-Soul-of-the-Research/146155/ they aren’t the same idea. Mass higher education, conceptually, is practical, low cost, skills oriented, and mainly concerned with teaching. It caught on because state legislatures and businesses saw it as a means of economic development and a supplier of personnel, and because families saw it as a […]

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Technology Week: Social Media in Teaching and Learning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th April 2014

April 21-25, 2014: Social Media in Teaching and Learning Monday Facebook and Facebook – like: appropriate for teaching and learning or not Tuesday blogging and microblogging. A simple guide for social presence in a complex world. http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/12/05/twitter-resources-for-its-use-in-education/ http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/11/26/twitter-grammar/ http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/11/20/a-quick-start-guide-to-participating-in-twitter-chats/ http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/11/03/10-twitter-tips-for-teachers/ http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/10/23/25-smart-socialmedia-tips-for-edleaders/ Wednesday visual opportunities for teaching and learning Pinterest Is Now The Fastest Growing Content-Sharing […]

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10 Technologies Of The Future That Might Actually Happen

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th April 2014

http://www.edudemic.com/technologies-of-the-future/

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Understanding and learning outcomes

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th April 2014

Understanding and learning outcomes http://www.gardnercampbell.net/blog1/?p=2239 Students will … students will … students will … students will. (Meantime the students’ will becomes defined for them, or ignored, or crushed.) Each of the above statements assume a linear, non-paradoxical, cleanly defined world. For it turns out that two of the words we must never, ever use are […]

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E-learning missing pieces and Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th April 2014

E-learning missing pieces http://www.designelearn.com/news/elearnings-missing-pieces-infographic/ Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/08/four-essential-principles-of-blended-learning/ 1.  EVERY SCHOOL NEEDS A VISION. 2.  ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL. 3.  DON’T LET SOFTWARE DICTATE LEARNING GOALS. 4.  SUPPORT TEACHERS AND INCLUDE THEM IN DECISION-MAKING PROCESS. Need assistance with restructuring your F2F course to hybrid and online one? Please consider us: […]

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What does an Instructional Designer do?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th April 2014

What does an Instructional Designer do? Would you like to discuss designing course materials or entire course? Please contact us: InforMedia Services informedia@stcloudstate.edu pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu trhergert@stcloudstate.edu Contact us via social media: IMS blog: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SCSUtechinstruc Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InforMediaServices?ref=hl Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/scsutechnology/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/scsutechinstruct YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_UMIE5r6YB8KzTF5nZJFyA Google +: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115966710162153290760/posts/p/pub LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scsuinstructionaltechnology

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Online Communities of Practice

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th April 2014

UND symposium, April 25, 2014. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1TSHBku-rDiCvU_eHPKeYR0TI_AxUNMhDN_yRaYQO9gY/edit#slide=id.g273309807_085

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12 Types of Blog Posts to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th April 2014

12 Types of Blog Posts to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/12-types-of-blog-posts/ #1: How-to’s and Tutorials #2: Lists #3: Resources or Link Lists #4: Cheat Sheets, Checklists and To-do’s #5: Reviews #6: Controversial Posts #7: Infographics #8: Podcast Show Notes #9: Videos #10: Interviews #11: Guest Posts #12: Blog Series

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