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Archive for April, 2013

WIndows Live Movie Maker: 10 easy steps…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th April 2013

Please consider a convenient handout to start your course video production in Movie Maker: http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Windows-Movie-Maker

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texting in the classroom: how to tackle it..

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th April 2013

  LinkedIn blog with different opinions how to tackle texting in the classroom:Tough Questions on Texting in the Classroomhttp://www.linkedin.com/groupItem?view=&srchtype=discussedNews&gid=4249252&item =235227455&type=member&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_pd-ttl-cn&ut=1KnCp8_9Y-I5I1  

Posted in learning, mobile devices, social media, technology, texting | 1 Comment »

MOOCs in the libraries

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th April 2013

This blog entry is related to a previous one: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/?p=91 From: <Proffitt>, Merrilee <proffitm@oclc.org> Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013 2:39 PM To: “Proffitt,Merrilee” <proffitm@oclc.org> Subject: Outputs from MOOCs and Libraries meeting Hello, I’m writing to you again, as promised, to let you know that ALL of the outputs from our MOOCs and Libraries meeting are [...]

Posted in academic library, learning, MOOC, teaching, technology | 2 Comments »

CRS (clickers) presentation

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th April 2013

Today, iClickers Foster, Steve <Steve.Foster.contractor@macmillan.com>  Top Hat Monocle Steve Popovich <steve@tophatmonocle.com> and Turning Technologies Jordan Ferns <jferns@turningtechnologies.com> presented their products Presentation is available online http://media4.stcloudstate.edu/p26841238/

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Microsoft Outlook: Client versus OWA

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd April 2013

Microsoft Outlook is available for students, faculty and staff both on campus and out of campus via Outlook Web Access (OWA). OWA needs a browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) to access email, calendar etc. On campus, in the open labs, as well as on office computers, Microsoft outlook is also available through the Client [...]

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The Technology Literate Professoriate: Are We There Yet?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd April 2013

The Technology Literate Professoriate: Are We There Yet?http://www.theideacenter.org/sites/default/files/Idea_Paper_43.pdf Students may know how to navigate the Internet and use other forms of digital technology for purposes of their own learning, but do they know how to take full advantage of those technologies for learning at the university level?

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Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st April 2013

Assessment based on test scores only are hurting US education: http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/04/in-an-era-of-global-competition-what-exactly-are-we-testing-for/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+kqed%2FnHAK+%28MindShift%29

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3 cyber bills passed in the House

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th April 2013

The House is passing 3 bills: The House passed the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, which mandates strategic guidance for federal cybersecurity research and development. To establish that guidance, the bill calls for input from public and private stakeholders, and strengthens security automation standards and checklists for federal systems. How this will impact education and academia? What [...]

Posted in Cybersecurity, technology | 1 Comment »

excellent source for organizing your F2F/hybrid/online course

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th April 2013

Faculty in a need of neatly organized road map how to construct, teach and archive their course, might be willing to consider the following link: http://www.oit.umn.edu/training/learning-maps/moodle.html More sources on this topics? Please share at this blog.

Posted in distance learning, distributive learning, hybrid learning, learning, online learning, teaching, TechEd Soiree | No Comments »

SCSU’s First Technology in Teaching and Learning Institute

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th April 2013

You are invited to participate in the “First Annual SCSU Technology in Teaching and Learning Summer Institute” co-sponsored by the Center for Continuing Studies, InfoMedia Services and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. When?                                 Monday, May 13 – Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Where?                                Miller Center Space is limited to 75 participants. Registration [...]

Posted in Desire2Learn (D2L), distance learning, distributive learning, hybrid learning, learning, teaching, technology | No Comments »