How Students Develop Online Learning Skills
1. Develop a time-management strategy.
2. Make the most of online discussions.
3. Use it or lose it.
4. Make questions useful to your learning
5. Stay motivated
Two Ways to Record Skype Calls on a Mac
Record video of a Skype call:
I use a rather simple method to capture video of a Skype call. I simply open Screencast-O-Matic on my Mac then frame the Skype the window. When I’m ready to start recording I simply press record on Screencast-O-Matic and capture the video. One flaw in this method is that I cannot use a headset during the call because it won’t capture audio from both parties. So make sure you’re in a quiet place and just rely on your Mac’s internal mic and speakers.
Record audio of a Skype call:
On a Mac you can record audio of a Skype call by using QuickTime. The screenshots below provide directions for recording a Skype audio call by using QuickTime. After recording your call you can take the audio file and use it Garage Band or another audio editing tool like Audacity to edit the audio.
He called to radically change the Russian model of education, beginning with kindergartens and ending with universities.
«We are trying to reproduce the old Soviet, absolutely worthless education system, we nephelem in children huge amount of knowledge», — said the head of Sberbank, adding that to change the model of education we had yesterday.
Herman Gref also stressed that he did not believe in the effectiveness of online education.
His statement also implies that in General, Russia has become a «non-downshifters»: was among the States that «lose», which did not have time to adapt our economy and entire social system to a new reality.
he got it totally right. It is pity that he talks only about Russian education. It will be even more sad, if the US education does not dig into his words
Gref has included Russia in the list of countries of downshifters
Stalin, Siberia and salt: Russian recluse’s life story made into film
When I finally met Agafia, what surprised me was that rather than feeling like a primitive situation, it felt like arriving in the future – to a world with no technology, the vast forest littered with discarded space junk. It is an incredible and beautiful place
‘Everyone on Twitter is talking about it’ is not the same as everyone talking about it
Trapped in their self-referential Twitter bubble, journalists often fail to realize that social media doesn’t represent the whole world
Over the past few years, Twitter’s status as a platform for public debate is a dog-whistle platitude that has become the gilded shield of First-Amendment-waving journalists everywhere, like our very own #NotAllMen hashtag, to justify the mishandling – and, in some cases, even endangerment – of our sources for digital stories (and, yes, tweets should be considered sources).
How to delete the hidden map in Instagram that shows where you live
Instagram wants you to share your most special moments on its ap, but if you’ve been using it for awhile you may have also accidentally shared some much more personal information.
British Educational Training and Technology Show
an annual trade show in the United Kingdom that showcases the use of information technology in education. The show has also expanded from being a purely technology show, and whilst it has played host to companies ranging from multinationals Microsoft, Google and Apple Inc. to small single-product firms, it has also created themed zones for exhibitors, such as those specialising in SEN provision. New for 2015 is its “Bett Futures” feature, which aims to select and promote 30 educational technology start-ups, selected by a panel of expert educators.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BETT)
Minecraft in Education
1:1 with Surface at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry (http://www.bettshow.com/content/Microsoft-Learn-Live-Theatre#ixzz3x8gaFOrQ)
|As we continue to move into a more digital world, the digital badge has been heralded as a means to demonstrate evidence of work online, an alternate method of accreditation, and a solution to support, guide and motive learners. With examples from a university ahead of the curve in the use of digital badges, learn what roles badges could have in your teaching|