Flipgrid

I came across Flipgrid yesterday which is a video discussion platform that describes itself as 'Where social learning happens' (Flipgrid HomePage https://info.flipgrid.com/) Basically you create a grid and a topic and then people can share short video responses and comment on each others video. You can have moderated comments and change the length of clips. I … Continue reading Flipgrid

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How evernote can help you with your literature review

Some really useful and practical tips from https://www.linkedin.com/in/alyssagbernstein/ via the thesis whisperer for anyone struggling to organise research and find citations you knew were in your bag somewhere ! I've used Evernote before but not like this so definitely worth a go ! Source: How evernote can help you with your literature review

Electric Sheep Podcast

http://goo.gl/0t8bRR This is a link to the podcast that I did for Electric Sheep ages ago with the fabulous Paul Andrews, Carl Sykes and Elizbeth Jones. There are lots of links to the learning tech resources that we discussed on the show so I thought I would pop it on here  ! Enjoy ...

Take a look at using Diigo the social bookmarking tool you can access anywhere

Really great post from the lovely sue beckingham … I’ve used Diigo before but didn’t realise some of the other capabilities it has .. Thanks sue I shall be experimenting !!! 🙂

Social Media for Learning

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Diigo helps you to build your own personal library of resources that is saved in the cloud. This means it is accessible from any device wherever you are. With one click you can also share any of your saved resources with others. You may choose to create both private and public lists. For educators you may also apply for a free Diigo Educator account which allows you to set set up groups for your classes to curate shared resources. This can be used as a forum for discussions.

Diigo is pronounced as Dee’go, and is an abbreviation for: “Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff.”

 

Key features of Diigo

  • Online bookmarking to collect and organise anything
  • Highlight and add sticky notes on webpages
  • Archive pages so you can refer back to them
  • Organize your items by tags or lists
  • Search and access from anywhere, anytime
  • Group based collaborative…

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On the Horizon for Education: Blended Learning, New Learning Spaces, OERs & Cross-Institutional Collaboration

Nice post from Debbie Morrison @ online learning insights looking at the NMC horizon report … mmm now this institutional cross collaboration stuff is popular isn’t it … ? Good to see that http://www.oerwales.ac.uk is on the money … 🙂

Online Learning Insights

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What’s on the horizon for education? What technologies and trends will drive changes in curriculum development and teaching in one, two or even three years? New Media Consortium’s latest Horizon Report (2015) written by an international team of educators, gives readers evidence and insights into how developments in education will (and are) influencing changes in teaching and learning. 

In last week’s post I discussed the report “Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States” which presented data and analysis on participation trends in online education, MOOCs, as well as perceptions on the value and legitimacy of online learning. The news was rather dismal, quite depressing really. This report by New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative released this week, is not only more upbeat but is instructive and forward-thinking. It takes a different approach; it gives educators insights into trends and behaviour patterns in online and face-to-face education influenced by technology. The report is the result of a collaborative research effort where the panel worked in…

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