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Top 7 places to find free photography. The holy grail of free images

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Posted in Uncategorized. Sick of searching to find free images or photography to use on your website or e-learning course just to find a hidden charge? Here is a go-to list of the best places that exist right now (Sept 2015) for finding free photography and images online. Image licenses? Have a read of this post explaining Creative […]. The post Top 7 places to find free photography.

What does ‘Creative Commons’ mean?

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Posted in Course Development Interesting Stuff Uncategorized. You want to use an image or media from a website and it says it is licensed under ‘Creative Commons’ What does ‘Creative Commons’ mean? Here I refer to the Creative Commons license often used on online images and media. It is used as a way to share an image with others, but, does […].

Does flipped learning work with elearning – YES IT DOES!

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Posted in Uncategorized. Flipped learning is almost exactly what is sounds like; the classroom is ‘flipped’ The idea is to make it all about the student – student centered learning. Yes, this does work for elearning!   At it’s most basic flipped learning is classroom and homework flipped around. Activities and homework are reversed so that students do […].

How to use video animation in elearning

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Posted in Course Tools Software Uncategorized. Video animation is becoming extremely popular in elearning. Animation grabs the learners attention and visually stimulates teaching. Video animation can also easily be integrated with other rapid development software to create a much more comprehensive learning experience. Read these tips to find out more. The holy grail of free images.

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The best and easiest to use totally free mobile learning apps

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Posted in Interesting Stuff Tools. This post first appeared on Lost in Technology. There are thousands of apps you can use for education. Here are the best totally FREE mobile learning apps that can be used on both Android and Mac mobile platforms. Related posts: How to make an animated GIF in GIMP. How to use Glogster (graphic blogs) in an online course.

How long should the elearning video be for my amazing online course?

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Posted in Uncategorized. Making a video for your online course? Here’s some quick tips about how long your elearning video should be and how to structure the video for your online course. The number one top tip for elearning video is to make it short and snappy. If your video is looking more like a television miniseries you […]. appeared first on eLearn Hub

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Presenters Podium – practice your talking technique

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Posted in Tools. Scared or nervous about making that big presentation? Never presented anything before? Now you can practice online using Presenters Podium as part of your course structure. Presenters Podium gives people the ability to go online, practice a presentation and get peer evaluations. Last Tuesday 21st October I talked to Matt from Presenters Podium. He ran […].

World Academy – Unique Online Education Platform

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Posted in Interesting Stuff Uncategorized. PRESS RELEASE World Academy.tv announces Launch of Unique Online Education Platform With access to high impact practical short courses for professional development Australia, Sydney: World Academy.tv is facilitating online education for professional development in the 21st Century.  As the new leader in the field of online education platforms, World Academy partners with qualified and renowned […]. The post World Academy – Unique Online Education Platform appeared first on eLearn Hub.

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eLearning Conferences June to December 2015 and BEYOND

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Posted in Uncategorized. Yes, it’s here! This is an extensive list of eLearning Conferences June to December 2015. This list covers different countries, topics and venues. Have a look through there is something for everyone. Conferences are a great place to meet and connect with people who have similar interests to your own.  We live in a very […].

Gamification Used to Enhance eLearning

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Posted in Tools Uncategorized. Here’s some tips on how to use hardware in the gamification of elearning. Thanks to Maria Miller for the great article. The gamification of elearning has become increasingly popular, with game elements used to encourage and motivate students of all ages. The concept of applying game mechanics to educational activities is one that appeals across […].

Elearning conferences listing January to June 2017

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Posted in Conferences. Here is the elearning, online learning, edu-tech and education conference listing for the first half of 2017. elearning conferences 2017. This list is exhaustive but not complete, if you have a conference to include, or are involved with a conference and the details are incorrect, please add to the comments in the bottom, or […].

check it out – Simformer – gamified simulated elearning!

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Posted in Uncategorized Interesting Stuff Course Tools. Integrated gamified learning tools are a massive step forward in the ‘next best thing’ for elearning. The post check it out – Simformer – gamified simulated elearning! appeared first on eLearn Hub. Related posts: Top 7 places to find free photography. The holy grail of free images.

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5 Simple Rules for Smarter Adult Learners – infographic

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Posted in Course Support. Are you developing an online course for adult learners? Have you thought about adult learner needs? Adult learners are a fast growing market, if you want your online course to be successful you need to cater for adult learners. What makes adult learners different and how on earth do you develop a course for adult […].

Help, GIMP isn’t working! Here’s what to do…

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Posted in Image Tools Tools Uncategorized. You’re in the middle of an amazing edit on an image and suddenly nothing seems to to working. Here’s the top 4 tips to get GIMP working perfectly again. The most important thing to remember is to always be saving. SAVE YOUR WORK. Easier said than done, right? > For more on Gimp > How to […]. How To Cut Out An Image Using GIMP.

The importance of places to connect in an online course

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Posted in Course Support Interesting Stuff. Not sure about adding a place for learners to connect in an online course? What about a forum or a shared space? If you think that the best way to learn is by reading or watching material and then repeating the knowledge or doing a quiz, well, it’s time you experienced connecting as a way […].

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Education Conferences June to December 2014

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Posted in Conferences Interesting Stuff. The following is a list of education conferences, taking place worldwide, for the the second half of 2014, June – December and beyond. This is an excellent resource put together by Clayton R Wright and freely shared with all communities. Thank you Clayton. Here is the downloadable conference list (doc). Here is the full […].

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How to know an online course is a good online course?

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Posted in Interesting Stuff. Have you ever wondered if a course is really a good online course? Ever looked at a course and thought the price and the promise are too good to be true? How do you know if an online course that you are paying for is really worth the money. With so many individuals […]. The post How to know an online course is a good online course? appeared first on eLearn Hub.

Top places to find free music

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Posted in Course Tools Tools. Where do you go to find good free music to use online? Music can be the one element that is difficult to find. Have a look through the sites below to find the perfect free music to use on your project. Whatever music you use make sure that you read the conditions […] The post Top places to find free music appeared first on eLearn Hub.

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Best Grammar, Editing and Proofreading Tools Everybody Should Know About

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Posted in Course Tools Tools. Here are the SIX BEST EDITING AND PROOFREADING TOOLS that you need right now. Having trouble with grammar or struggling with how to write a sentence? Check out these tools below. Thank you to Veronica Hunt for writing this article for eLearn Hub. Grammar and spelling mistakes in your texts make you look ignorant or […]. Related posts: What is a Storyboard?

The Best K-12 Online Tools for Learning in 2015

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Posted in Course Tools Interesting Stuff Tools. Learning at home can be more fun than students and parents assume. There are many families that opt for homeschooling, but you don’t have to fall in that category in order to use effective learning tools. Every student can become more successful by expanding their base of knowledge and learning new skills through online tools. […].

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

How to best respond to an online discussion

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Posted in Course Development Course Support. Whether it’s a conversation on your own website or a discussion to which you have contributed here are some best practices for responding to and fostering a healthy online discussion. 1. Make sure to monitor the conversations regularly. It’s best to do this around a schedule. Put a time in place when you […].

Top Four Tools for Collaborative Writing

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Posted in Interesting Stuff Uncategorized. Modern technology has changed the way we do, well, just about anything. It has permeated every pore of our lives, for better or worse. Writing is no exception. While collaborative writing is anything but new, since that’s how every newspaper works, virtual collaborative writing tools, on the other hand, are a relatively young concept. The […].

‘The Sleeper’ – Active Learning

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Posted in Uncategorized. Have you ever had a student who was ‘The Sleeper’, someone who would fall asleep in your class? Perhaps you’re the person falling asleep. This is a great analogy for engaging students in active learning, and, can be emulated for online learning activities. This article is a wonderful reminder of the beauty in teaching. Thanks to […].

Conferences January to June 2016 – EduTech and Education

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Posted in Uncategorized. Below is an almost complete listing of all conferences connected with education and technology. This is a global listing and includes workshops, presentations, TED style talks and much much more. There are also conferences towards the end of 2015 and past June 2016. Here is the June to December 2015 conference listing Keep in mind […].

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The History of Distance Learning and the LMS

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Posted in Interesting Stuff Uncategorized. Author: Ashok Sharma                                                                                                         […]. The post The History of Distance Learning and the LMS appeared first on eLearn Hub. Interesting Stuff Uncategorized Creative Commons Distance Learning elearning development

Education and Technology Conferences June to December 2013

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Posted in Interesting Stuff The following is a list of educational technology and other related conferences for the second half of 2013. These education conferences are taking place all around the world so have a good look through for something that interests you and is close by. Conferences are great ways to meet people and chat about […] The post Education and Technology Conferences June to December 2013 appeared first on www.elearnhub.org. Related posts: eTech & Related Conferences – For All Your Networking Needs. eLearning Conferences 2013.

The Ultimate Guide for e-Learners on Home Workplace Organization

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Posted in Interesting Stuff Uncategorized. The fact is, e-leaning demands self-organization. Being online students, we should concentrate on time-management and productivity, as they are among key factors of our learning success. learners study at home, and here comes the #1 problem they face: Home atmosphere distracts from studying. ICT Education and UNESCO.

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Active and Passive Online Learning

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Posted in Course Development Course Support Uncategorized. Just because your course is online doesn’t mean that learners simply sit and watch a video. Yes, the lecture hall style of online learning is out and fun, interactive, meet other cool people and remember the point of learning is IN. Find out more about active and passive online learning. What is ACTIVE LEARNING and […].

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Do you want to be a design hero?

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Posted in Interesting Stuff. Who will be the next World Academy Design Hero? World Academy Marketing Design Contest March 7, 2015 Deadline: March 14, 2015 World Academy is pleased to announce its first marketing design contest. The winner will be selected based on excellent creative and innovative design work! Are you passionate about designing business cards, banners, brochures, […].