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Futurelearn plans Moocs for mobiles | News | Times Higher Education

Futurelearn plans Moocs for mobiles | News | Times Higher Education.

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The National Digital Public Library Is Launched! by Robert Darnton | The New York Review of Books

    The National Digital Public Library Is Launched! by Robert Darnton | The New York Review of Books. Great resource of online educational offerings.  

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

There is a Time and Place for Everything…

“We can’t shape what we don’t understand, and what we don’t understand and use ends up shaping us.” ~ Catarina Mota I always need to take a deep sigh when … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Has education come full circle?

Education started with the Socratic process then morphed into the standard lectures and in the last decade migrated from “student based learning:  to “active learning”. In this decade higher education … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cool eBook/iBook Author tool set

Bookry a complimentary cloud-based service for iBooks Author and eBook development provides and great series of interactive widgets that require no knowledge of coding to integrate into digital book designs. … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Teaching and Learning Tools: February 2013

The following are a few tools that I tested and in some cases got lost in over the past month. I hope that you find a few of them useful. … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beta Tool: Blubbr Challenges TED-Ed with Snappy Interface

BETA BLUBBR provides an extremely slick interface that makes it easy for users to create video-based quizzes — called “trivs” — similar to those seen on TED-Ed and Teachem. The … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

wireWAX Studio Tags and Tracks Objects in Videos

Free! WIREWAX STUDIO employs a heavy dose of video processing magic to let users tag objects and people in YouTube or Vimeo videos. What’s better is how these tags can … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

3DTin Provides Free, Online Modeling Environment

“Freemium 3DTIN is an online 3D-modeling tool that allows you to render designs as intricate as the Taj Mahal or playful as Super Mario. The feature set more closely mirrors … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

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