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Archive for May, 2014

LRS and mobile devices: meeting of May 27

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th May 2014

Good afternoon, Tom Hergert, Chris Stanley, Plamen Miltenoff and Marian Rengel discussed various aspects on mobile devices. It was a great conversation, since we barely touched on technological aspects, but rather brainstormed on how to structure these meetings so most can benefit. Questions/Issues/Ideas addressed: how to choose a devices and what to use it for […]

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Social Media: 11 Tips for Using Images on Twitter

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th May 2014

11 Tips for Using Images on Twitter http://smallbiztrends.com/2014/05/tips-using-images-on-twitter.html 1) Take Advantage of the Larger Header Image on Your Profile 2) Humanize Your Profile 3) Share Images Directly to Twitter 4) Put Words on Your Images to Convey Meaning at a Glance 5) Tweet a Video 6) Bright Colors in Images Get Attention 7) Horizontal Images […]

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SETTING UP SOCIAL MEDIA – HaikuDeck presentation

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th May 2014

SETTING UP SOCIAL MEDIA http://www.haikudeck.com/setting-up-social-media-inspiration-presentation-GyOZZL3QTZ 1. SETTING UP SOCIAL MEDIA 2. WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS? 3. HOW WILL YOU MEASURE? 4. WHO WILL BE YOUR CHAMPION? 5. WHO’S RUNNING THE SHOW? 6. WHO IS YOUR AUDIENCE? 7. WHAT CONTENT WILL YOU POST? 8. HOW OFTEN WILL YOU POST? 9. WHO WILL MONITOR? 10. WHO WILL […]

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Social Media: 4 Blog Tools to Get Your Articles In Front of More Blog Readers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th May 2014

4 Blog Tools to Get Your Articles In Front of More Blog Readers http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/4-blogging-tools-to-get-more-blog-readers/ #1: Reveal Content After Shares Social Locker is a clever WordPress plugin that allows you to show part of a post, and then ask your readers for a social share in order to see the rest. It’s a win-win exchange. Your reader gets […]

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Backchannel: is it only K12 moving that direction?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th May 2014

A backchannel — a digital conversation that runs concurrently with a face-to-face activity — provides students with an outlet to engage in conversation. In a recent article by Edutopia: The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom. (n.d.). Edutopia. Retrieved May 28, 2014, from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/backchannel-student-voice-blended-classroom-beth-holland the author brings yet another argument in support […]

Posted in e-learning, instructional technology, learning, learning styles, mobile learning, social media, technology literacy | 1 Comment »

Blended Learning and Blended Instructional Model

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th May 2014

Blended Learning: Resource Roundup http://www.edutopia.org/blended-learning-resources 4 Tips for Getting to Know the Blended Instructional Model http://www.edutopia.org/blog/getting-to-know-blended-learning-victor-small Tip #1: Kids Aren’t as Tech Savvy as You Think Tip #2: Be Wary of Online Textbooks and Online Classes Tip #3: PowerPoint is for Planning Lessons, Not Delivering Lectures Tip #4: Get Your Students to Communicate with Each […]

Posted in distance learning, distributive learning, hybrid learning | 1 Comment »

DIGITAL STORYTELLING – Haiku Deck presentation

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th May 2014

DIGITAL STORYTELLING https://www.haikudeck.com/digital-storytelling-education-presentation-n0NDoOpqsc

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Increase Instagram Visibility

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th May 2014

Increase Instagram Visibility http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/increased-instagram-visibility/ #1: Highlight User-Generated Content #2: Keep Your Online Personality Intact #3: Use Hashtags for Listening and Reach #4: Show Off Your Talents #5: Combine Your Social Channels

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D2L Course Purge of Spring 2012 ISRS courses begins July 1, 2014

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th May 2014

Per MnSCU System Office:   D2L COURSE PURGE– Next D2L course purge begins July 1, 2014. Spring 2012 (ISRS YRTR 20125) D2L courses* will be purged starting July 1, 2014. D2L campus trainers and campus site administrators (d2L@stcloudstate.edu ) can provide assistance to faculty who would like to export D2L course materials and grade books. […]

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LRS and mobile devices: Please join us in exploring…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd May 2014

SPREAD THE WORD Please join us for our May meeting to discuss mobile devices, we use at work and privately. We will meet this coming Tuesday, May 27, 10 AM in MC 205. Please share your topic/issues preferences, if you have any. Plamen Miltenoff and Tom Hergert InforMedia Services informedia@stcloudstate.edu pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu trhergert@stcloudstate.edu   Contact us […]

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