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Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

BYOD toolchest: 51 teaching and learning tools for mobile devices

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd June 2014

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) http://www.edutopia.org/blog/the-epic-byod-toolchest-vicki-davis Formative Assessment Socrative: Google Forms: Kaizena: 15 Best Google Add-Ons. Screencasting and Capturing What Happens in Class Screencastomatic: Camtasia: Explain Everything: Swivl: Content-Sharing Platforms Sophia: Nudged along by my friend Todd Nesloney, I use Sophia for my computer applications instruction and am very pleased with the [...]

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Digital Badges Gain Traction in Higher Education

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th March 2014

Digital Badges Gain Traction in Higher Education http://edtechtimes.com/2014/03/28/digital-badges-gain-traction-higher-education/ Universities are beginning to look into digital badges for their students to show the many varied skills students learn that cannot be shown on a diploma. Badges use free software, which according to Mozilla, means “any organization can create, issue and verify digital badges, and any user [...]

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rubrics for assessment

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 31st December 2013

http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/rubrics.cfm#web2 A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, cooperative learning, research process/ report, PowerPoint, podcast, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other web 2.0 projects.

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Definitions and information on blended learning: outcomes, assessment, etc.

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th October 2013

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Patrice Torcivia Prusko wrote: Sloan defines blended as anywhere between 30-79% online, so there is a pretty wide range. (I attached a document with the reference). The following are from a Blended Workshop I attended by Dr. Norman Vaughan https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MZbe8xi-ckHjkkgJzEMKDB_JC2pNA4eFt2ZY7_vlp3Q/edit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ky_AEciMmKdbftEymD0lsZglX0uhA-DhPsMaXwvJOrI/edit More information on BL: basic definition : via YouTube http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UM_Y2NSJcmE [...]

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