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Learning Tools: Appear.In – Hangouts, but without the Google+ Baggage

So, I love me some Google+ hangouts. They are amazing, and I couldn’t be happier that they fit nicely into the Google ecosystem. But, let’s say that you don’t actually want a Google+ account or that you don’t want to work within Google at all.…

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What I’m Learning: SAMR in Practice

I really like the simplicity and lack of specific app focus in this interactive SAMR infographic. However, it does skew just a bit toward Apple’s iTunes U and iBooks ecosystem. Good for thinking through how you do Note taking, Research, Presentation, File sharing, Reading, and Assessment.…

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What I’m Learning: A Great How To for Connecting your Youtube and Google+ to Enable Hangouts on Air

Someone was asking for how to do this today, and I think this tutorial does a rather wonderful job of explaining the process. Enjoy!

The True Adventures of a High School Librarian: Flipping Your Class Easily with Google Hangouts On Air

I absolutely love using Google+ Hangouts On Air to record PD sessions and for recording Flipped Classroom lessons.  It is quick, simple, and seamless once you have gone through an initial, one time, slightly convoluted and aggravating set up process.

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Project Roundtable: Using Online Portfolios as more than Digital Scrapbooks

Thank you so much to everyone for attending and taking part in this Roundtable. Here are your next steps:

1. Reflect upon this session and submit evidence for your Rountable badge: http://badges.p2pu.org/en/badge/view/340/ 
2. Use the Planning/Collaborative notes document to keep the conversation and resources going: http://bit.ly/portfolioroundtable
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Inaugural Globalization of Higher Education Conference to Address Critical Issues of Affordability and Accessibility

DALLAS (March 13, 2014) – Former Governors Jeb Bush and Jim Hunt will co-host the Globalization of Higher Education Conference (www.globalizationofhighereducation.com) to call attention to two of the primary challenges facing higher education in the U.S. and around the world: affordability and accessibility.

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The new class: Non-traditional students are changing the market for higher education

iStock_000020345837SmallIn light of our focus on globalization, Academic Partnerships teamed up with The Economist Intelligence Unit to publish case studies on the subject of the globalization of higher education. Below is one of the case studies.

The demographic profile of students at US colleges and universities has changed dramatically in recent decades.

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What I’m Learning: Creating Short URLs within a Google Spreadsheet

I really wanted to figure out a way to shorten links for use in Autocrat and FormMule, but I couldn’t figure out a good way of doing it using Goo.gl or Bit.ly. This is a great option, and with the CopyDown features in both scripts, the workflow could not be simpler. 

Batch shortening with Google Docs – Po.st Support Center

This guide will help you setup your own Google Document that can return multiple short URLs in a simple manner.

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Time Management in a Moodle English Course

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From a recent discussion on the Canvas hosted course   ‘Teaching Online: Reflections on Practice’

Discuss the implications for deadlines and due date structuring in your online classes.  How do you plan to keep your students on track throughout your course?

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Being Smart at Social Media

Students engaged in learning about how to be smart using social media.

Students engaged in learning about how to be smart using social media.

The 9th and 10th grade Retail Marketing & Sales students at DCTS were following every word spoken by Monica Helt, Admissions H.S. Rep for McCann School of Business & Technology.…

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