Tracking sentiments

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This is known as sentiment tracking, a method that may well come in useful in education in the future. The Twitter example above is a very primitive form of Sentiment Tracking and Analysis (also known as opinion mining). Sentiment tracking is becoming much more sophisticated.

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Travel, tracking and Twitter

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Known as ' sentiment tracking ', or 'opinion mining', many of the larger businesses now monitor social media channels for mentions of their company name. baggonise customer relations higher education opinion mining sentiment tracking Technology Twitter viral content

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Music Licensing

Visual Lounge

To help clear up some of these confusions, I’ve explained a few of the common licenses and provided resources to download music with these licenses: Can’t see the video? Also, each track has four different lengths available: intro, short, medium, and long.

Going viral

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This results in an amplification of your ideas, but usually, it won't happen unless you license your content for free sharing and repurposing (see my Creative Commons licence at the bottom of this post). creative commons sharing content social media amplfication viral Katie Hafner

Open educational practices

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So whether it's licensing agreements such as Copyleft or Creative Commons, or open access journals, or even massively online open courses, the open educational practices are gaining ground and influence in the academic world. Watch the video and then tell me whether you think I'm on the right track about OEP, or whether I'm barking up the wrong tree. Tags: creative commons Open content OER Google MOOC OEP open scholarship

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Digital classrooms

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For many teachers, learner analytics will become an indispensable tool for tracking student progress and intervening when necessary. Eye tracking and attention tracking will also emerge as useful behaviour management tools for teachers in the next few years.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free the Learners -- Free the LMS

Learning Visions

Monday, March 12, 2007 Free the Learners -- Free the LMS Jay Cross in Free the learners talks about his afternoon omelette and anarchy and then goes on: People ask how to track informal learning in their LMS; my response is don’t. Im wondering if people actually use all that data that does get tracked now for formal learning. What if we got really crazy and didnt track much of formal learning either? In What to track?

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How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

There are a few reasons why Bing images, which is the option being presented by Microsoft, may not be the most viable option for tracking down the digital assets you’ll need for creating in PowerPoint, Word, or any other program.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

An LMS is a learning management system used to launch and track e-learning courses. Common with higher education institutions, a MOOC has an instructor, includes beginning and end dates over a series of weeks, and all participants start together and go through the learning experience together.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies #Bookreview

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In 183 pages it focuses on teaching strategies that have a proven track record of success. Hacking Digital Learning Strategies #Bookreview by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

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Freesound.org : They aim to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, and so on, and all sounds fall under a Creative Commons license. The tracks are organized by mood or emotion such as lonely, mellow, serious, sweet, energetic, and so on.

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Employee Engagement by the Numbers 2017 [Infographic]

Pract.us

Compensation Force tracks this statistic each year, and the numbers of people voluntarily leaving their jobs has steadily increased the last several years. Thanks to Noun Project and Creative Commons for our icon graphics: exit by Marc Andre Roy, fire by Aron K.

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Backchannels, hashtags and learning

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One important point they make, is how useful the introduction of a Twitter backchannel and hashtags can be to help students to track course related content and conversations. As a part of my BETT Show presentation, I featured some of my students on video talking about their use of technology.

Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

Two weeks ago I volunteered to write a few scripts for videos on using SharePoint for a common workplace collaborative task. After finishing the scripts in a few hours, I corralled a colleague and we quickly recorded her on camera and then captured her voice track.

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Change, Learning Technologies, and the future

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As ever there were far more sessions to attend than could humanly be possible, but following the excellent backchannel team led by Fosway's Kate Graham helped everyone to keep track of what was going on in sessions they couldn't physically attend.

Learners promoting change

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They use Twitter backchannels and hashtags to track the conversation around their learning, and also connect with others beyond the classroom walls to continue discussions around the content they are learning.

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Going off road

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Veering off the beaten track is something I often do. Beaten tracks are too 'safe' and restrictive for me. I like to go off road and explore, and I often find myself down some backstreet in a city I've never visited before, chatting to locals or taking photos of strange new sights.

How Reusable Learning Objects Can Help You Design Online Courses Faster

CourseArc

These tools can be creatively reused to save time when designing eLearning lessons or creating editable course templates. Therefore, eLearning professionals should work with Content Management Systems (CMSs) that can help create, organize and track their component inventory.

How will we learn tomorrow?

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It was great to answer, because I have tracked the learning technology trends over the last decade, and have come to the conclusion that mobile (smart) phones and social media, in combination, have provided the world with the most dynamic, social and personal connections we could possibly wish for.

The Demise of E-learning (the brand)

Tom Spiglanin

Frustratingly, it also includes starting with the lowest common understanding among those who must participate, even when many are already knowledgeable, causing them to tune out and likely miss the one or two things they really do need to learn.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

LMS and Learning Tracking Still Struggling While LMS solutions continue to get better, more powerful, more diverse, I continue to find myself searching for just the right solution for particular needs. I was also struggling for clients who needed very simple learning tracking but with some customizations. See Failure of Creative Commons Licenses and Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

CourseArc

Or, if you’re a teacher with a great ILT track record or an expertise in a popular subject, your institution may ask you to adapt your lessons for digital students.

Use your learning powers

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Oh, and our vintage Bigtrak roamers also made an appearance out on a race track in the playground. In fact they surprised us with the creative ways they found out for themselves, and made the technology do things we hadn't planned or considered.

Testing times

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I wrote some time ago about some of the alternative ways we can track pupil progress without testing. Photo by Wecometolearn on Flickr Testing times by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

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Don’t lose track of time (and storage). Instead of recording the music in real-time, you can record the sound effects and import the music later into your video editor as a separate track. Incompetech (Creative Commons – attribution).

Future vision

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Vue enables all the functions you might expect, including hands free phone calls, augmented reality content, environmental control and activity tracking. Augmented reality and smart glasses are the future, so it seems.

How to Measure the Impact of Training on Your Bottom Line

CourseArc

How does that increase in output track against the cost of implementing and supporting the program? Money image courtesy of a Creative Commons license by TaxCredits.net.

Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out. Find a track you like and use it forever at no extra cost. Danosongs run by Dan O’Connor and has his creative commons free royalty free music for production site.

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Teacher voice 1: Neil Jarrett

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Last year I celebrated 40 years in educational technology and tracked some of the history of this relatively new discipline. It allows me to be creative and innovative on a daily basis. I would push for a more creative curriculum with emphasis put on inquiry and project based learning.

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We're better connected

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We're better connected by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 I recently presented at a conference with my Plymouth University colleagues Peter Yeomans and Oliver Quinlan.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

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Don’t lose track of time. Instead of recording the music in real-time, just record the sound effects and import the music later into your video editor as a separate track. Incompetech (Creative Commons – attribution).

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Coach class

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Down on the track, gazing up at him is the famous athletics coach Sam Massabini. Other common errors are inconsistency, repetition, changing verb tenses, bad referencing, or simply failing to answer the question. There's a wonderful scene in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

#40years of Educational Technology: First days

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My technical team would supply projectors for slides (Kodak Carousels), 16mm film (see the image above) and filmstrip, occasionally accompanied by an audio cassette player, where you changed the slides each time a tone sounded on the sound track.

The things we've learnt are no longer enough

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The title of this post comes from the lyrics of the Joy Division track Transmission. The quote was used in the opening session because a) Joy Division were from Manchester, b) it's an iconic post-punk track and c) it's a challenge for education today.

5 technologies to promote creative learning

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If those methods can also encourage creative thinking, they are even more welcome in the classroom. Technology can provide some of those creative solutions. 3) Commons Touch: Ask students to submit two or three good quality images to Wikimedia Commons.