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Archive for July, 2014

MN e-learning Summit – July 30-31, 2014

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th July 2014

MN e-learning Summit – July 30-31, 2014 Summit Schedule and Session University of Northwestern – St. Paul 3003 Snelling Avenue North St. Paul, MN 5 Plamen Miltenoff will be presenting “Social Media in Education: Best Practices for Learning/Teaching, Communication and Administration” http://sched.co/1rQpi0z #mnsummit2014

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MOOC Copyright for Educators & Librarians Kevin Smith, M.L.S., J.D., Lisa A. Macklin, J.D.,M.L.S., Anne Gilliland, JD, MLS

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th July 2014

Copyright for Educators & Librarians by Kevin Smith, M.L.S., J.D., Lisa A. Macklin, J.D.,M.L.S., Anne Gilliland, JD, MLS thread Wk 1 – T2: Copyright: Shortened or Lengthened? – PART 1 Follow the money” was mentioned as a way to understand the concept of copyright and copyright law Copyright lengths should be shortened.  Term lengths like [...]

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Game Design Finds a ‘Sweet Spot’ with Education

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd July 2014

Game Design Finds a ‘Sweet Spot’ with Education http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2014/06/game-design-finds-sweet-spot-education \three areas that generally get neglected in school: architecture, animation and game design. students create their own games using these concepts. They may choose from several programming platforms, including Beta, Kandu, Flowlab, Unity, Atmosphir, Gamestar Mechanic and Game Maker. Some of these require knowledge of coding; [...]

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How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th July 2014

How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/how-teachers-can-use-video-games-in-the-humanities-classroom What if teachers used video games as texts? Let’s think about how we might teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and how we might leverage video games for their ability to engage students and provoke conversation. At the [...]

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The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th July 2014

The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students http://pinterest.com/pin/29766047512288264/

Posted in Digital literacy, distributive learning, educational technology, gamification, gaming, hybrid learning, information technology, instructional technology, learning, mobile apps, mobile learning, open learning, pedagogy, student-centered learning, technology literacy | 3 Comments »

3 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do on Pinterest

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th July 2014

3 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do on Pinterest http://www.socialmediatoday.com/node/231631 Tag People in Comments Pinterest may not be the most popular when it comes to direct communication between consumers and brands, but it is still worth your time to respond to and engage with your audience. When responding to a comment or commenting on [...]

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7 Things You Shouldn’t Tweet

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th July 2014

7 Things You Shouldn’t Tweet http://www.socialmediatoday.com/content/5-things-you-shouldn%E2%80%99t-tweet 1. “What a workout! #exhausted #seeyoutomorrowgym” New Years Day has come and gone, and like most Americans, my resolution for 2014 about working out is already nonexistent. Now, don’t make me or anyone else feel even worse about it by tweeting about “your extreme Crossfit session” or your “punishing [...]

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This Is How Social Networks Stack Up In Terms Of How Engaged Their Users Really Are

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th July 2014

This Is How Social Networks Stack Up In Terms Of How Engaged Their Users Really Are http://www.businessinsider.com/how-social-networks-stack-up-in-terms-of-time-spend-2014-7#ixzz37H1mTuz2

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Google+ cheat sheet

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th July 2014

Google+ cheat sheet http://dailygenius.com/the-google-cheat-sheet/

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Six myths of social media sharing

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th July 2014

Six myths of social media sharing http://dailygenius.com/six-myths-social-media-sharing/

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