1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

21- EduGlogster 31- Voicethread 39- Animoto 58- Quizlet. DEVICES & SYNCHRONIZATION TOOLS. File synchronization & cloud storage. 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.

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The power of Voice in online classrooms

E-Learning Acupuncture

Of course, you have several challenges: The students are geographically distributed and, therefore, using an audio-enabled online synchronous presentation room (such as Elluminate Live!) Welcome to Voicethread. If you want more info on Voicethread be sure to watch the intro video ([link] from the makers of Voicethread themselves. Also, visit (and contribute to) the Voicethread page on the classroom 2.0 wiki for additional resource related to Voicethread.

Seven more online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Voice icebreakers You may use a service like Voicethread to create a short video to which participants may comment. A disadvantage of this icebreaker may be that not everybody may be comfortable enough using voicethread. I've never done it online, but I'm sure you could do it as a synchronous activity. I've noticed my post about 10 online icebreakers is very popular. It gets often linked from online courses too.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

VoiceThread — presentation videos with voice annotation. For small, synchronous courses, group text messaging is a great way to check in on learners and provide support. Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools.