Monthly Archives: June 2011

3 Keys for a Successful E-Portfolio Implementation

Read E-portfolios can be used to do more than just demonstrate student progress toward standards. They can also allow students to show who they are as individuals, while also providing a means for tracking a student’s growth from kindergarten all … Continue reading

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Office 365 – Online Software Hosted in the Cloud

Read It’s familiar Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools delivered through the cloud. Everyone can work together easily with anywhere access to email, web conferencing, documents, and calendars. It includes business-class security and is backed by Microsoft. Whether you are … Continue reading

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Technology Enhanced Learning and Cognition

Read The use of technology in learning has increased dramatically. Training and education is now utilizing and almost integrated with the World Wide Web, podcasts, mobile and distant learning, interactive videos, serious games, and a whole range of e-learning. However, … Continue reading

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Leanpub: Publish Early, Publish Often

Read Leanpub helps you connect with readers and sell your ebook, while you’re writing it and after it’s done. Leanpub is part of a movement called Lean Publishing. If you’re curious about what the big idea is, read our manifesto. … Continue reading

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Internet matters: The net’s sweeping impact on growth, jobs, and prosperity

Read The Internet is a vast mosaic of economic activity, ranging from millions of daily online transactions and communications to smartphone downloads of TV shows. But little is known about how the Web in its entirety contributes to global growth, … Continue reading

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The Internet Changes Everything — Except Four Things

Read At the e-G8 Forum in Paris this week, the Internet was venerated as a revolutionary force changing everything. French President Sarkozy, who commissioned the forum to provide recommendations to the G8 heads of state, was extravagant in his praise, … Continue reading

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Blended approach extends reach

Read The lines between traditional face-to-face teaching and traditional distance learning programmes are blurring and “blended learning”, combining virtual with face-to-face teaching, is the latest buzz phrase. One of the biggest developments over the past year has been the launch … Continue reading

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Blended learning: Technology helps facilitate the face-to-face experience

Read The future of blended learning in executive education is about combining the best of online and face-to-face teaching. Ms Downing says: “Virtual solutions can bring people together to solve problems collectively. The ultimate aim is to use technology as … Continue reading

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Chromebook From Samsung Has Its Head in the Cloud

Read You can say all kinds of nice things about Google’s Chromebook laptop concept. You can say it’s ahead of its time. Or that it’s thinking way, way outside the box. Or that, as failures go, at least this one … Continue reading

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14 Tips for Designing a Highly Productive Home Office

Read I have designed the perfect office for me – someone who’s uber-obsessed with productivity. Given that I’m usually quite busy running multi-projects, pursuing graduate studies, participating in the community and contributing to a few side hobbies – all mainly … Continue reading

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