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Female Programmers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 6th October 2014

The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/10/06/345799830/the-forgotten-female-programmers-who-created-modern-tech

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Cloud LMS

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 2nd October 2014

5 key security points to consider while evaluating a Cloud LMS

1. User and Data Access control security policies for the end user

2. Access Through Secured Connection ( TLS/SSL and HTTPS)

3. Network Security

4. Disaster Recovery, Environmental Safeguards and Physical Access Security Policies

5. Third-party Certificates

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Prioritize Learning When Using Technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 1st October 2014

8 Ways to Prioritize Learning When Using Technology in the Classroom

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/8-ways-to-prioritize-learning-when-using-technology-in-the-classroom

“Use technology to nudge students away from looking for confirmation for what they already know. Instead, challenge them — encourage risk and confusion that can’t be solved with a few clicks. Find learning technologies that identify and push against a student’s cognitive gap, that space between what a student knows and doesn’t know.

http://ideas.ted.com/

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Your q/s, our a/s: Supplemental Account for D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th September 2014

Question: Can I add a visiting lecturer, who is not part of MnSCU to my D2L course? questions and answers

Answer:

Fill out this form: http://huskynet.stcloudstate.edu/myHuskyNet/supplemental-acct.asp

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free multimedia sources

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th September 2014

Sources of Free Sound Effects and Music for Multimedia Projects

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/09/sources-of-free-sound-effects-and-music.html

Royalty Free Music
Musopen’s collection
The Internet Archive
The Free Music Archive
FMA

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mobile eLearning

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 19th September 2014

eLearning for the Mobile Generation

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/58054282672001378/

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History of Technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th September 2014

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/122441683594490275

Technology History

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Brandjackers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th September 2014

Why Online Brandjackers Plague the Travel Industry

http://www.marketingweekly.com/web-strategy/why-online-brandjackers-plague-the-travel-industry/

The online hotel booking business is a ripe target for “brandjacking,” but this type of commandeering is of a different nature than we have seen in previous studies. More than 580 million visits from highly-qualified travelers are siphoned away from the hotel brands’ online bookings sites to those of channel and marketing partners – or competitors – who reach customers first through paid search advertising and other online marketing tactics.

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Winds of Changes: T-Mobile Will Let You Make Phone Calls Over WiFi

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th September 2014

T-Mobile Will Let You Make Phone Calls Over WiFi If You Have A Bad Cellular Connection

It seems that soon Wi-Fi will be widely available on planes. Maybe on the ground?….

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The 12 Characteristics of A Critical Thinker Teachers Should Be Aware of

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 7th September 2014

The 12 Characteristics of A Critical Thinker Teachers Should Be Aware of

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/09/the-12-characteristics-of-critical.html

he 12 Characteristics of A Critical Thinker Teachers Should Be Aware of

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