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7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today

LearnDash

Blackboard Learn - This is an online learning management system that allows students and teachers to access digital course content. Skype in the Classroom - You probably have heard of Skype, but never thought about using it for educational purposes. Skype is a great way to allow for real-time collaboration on lesson content or even projects. 7 Cool Ed-Tech Tools.

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A technology angle to Christmas and the way we greet!

Origin Learning

Like learning which has broken the confines of classrooms and blackboards and coming to terms with virtual realities , Christmas is an ‘indulgence’ that everyone voluntarily gives into to bask in the yuletide spirit that has become the hallmark of this world-wide popular festival. Change is the only constant thing – a line that makes us to think and ponder. A paradigm shift has taken place.

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Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Webinar tools include Elluminate (now known as Blackboard Collaborate), WebEx and Adobe Connect all of which have similar screen topographies and perform similar functions, but all have an associated cost. Webinars could also be conducted on Skype which is currently free, but quality may be more variable using this tool. Unported License. education social media learning

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

11- Moodle 86- eFront 94- Blackboard. 7- Skype. 32- Adobe Connect 50- Blackboard Collaborate 54- WebEx. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. OFFICE TOOLS. Office suites. 3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. Document tools. 81- Excel.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. You can never keep up with it all, but access to many experts who are also finding and sharing the lastest tech tools make it much less daunting.

One-way conferencing in a two-way world

Jay Cross

It wouldn’t be hard for WebEx, Adobe, Centra, Elluminate Blackboard, or their peers to provide a default conferencing environment that mirrors best practices for interactive meetings instead of mimicking what went on in yesteryear’s boring one-way workshops and classrooms. I’ve found it easier to present things in Skype. I couldn’t see them.