Technology Tools for Teaching Online

We have created a handout that highlights technology tools for teaching online. It is separated into category of technology, tool name, website, price, compatibility, and use.

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Category

Tool

Website

Price

Compatibility

Use

Content
Hosting

You Tube

http://www.youtube.com/

Free

PC/Mac/tablet

Video and audio content

iTunes

https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u

Free

PC/Mac/tablet

Video and audio content

Box

www.box.com

Free-Premium

PC/Mac/tablet

Content sharing (integrated with Canvas)

Dropbox

https://www.dropbox.com/

Free up to 18 GB

PC/Mac/tablet

Content sharing

Vimeo

http://vimeo.com/

Free & Premium accounts available

PC/Mac/tablet

Video and audio content

TimeToast

http://www.timetoast.com

Free

PC/Mac/tablet

Create an online timeline, with comment/blog section available.

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5 Tips for Leveraging Instructional Technology for Language Learning

eLearning Guild

Introduction

The eLearning Guild recently released the free e-book, 84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology so we are going to share some of these tips we learned over the next couple weeks. The first of this series is Twenty-one Tips for Putting Learning Goals and Learners Before Technology.

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Neuroscience + Learning Psychology + Education Technology = Education 3.0

Sloan-CThe Sloan Consortium’s 7th Annual International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Online Learning hosted a plethora of unique and innovative sessions sharing tips, tricks, and new technologies available to enhance online education. One such workshop was Jeff Borden’s “Neuroscience + Learning Psychology + Education Technology = Education 3.0.” This session was particularly intriguing, as Dr.

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Exploring Voicethread Using ARCS Instructional Design Approaches

Whitney Kilgore , Vice President, Learning Technologies, Academic Partnerships International, along with Leah B. Mangrum, Assistant Professor of Communication, Angelo State University, and Jennifer Miller, University of North Texas/Dublin Independent School District, co-authored an article that was recently published in the Journal of Media Education.

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UNC-Wilmington Hosts Successful Global Learning Technology Conference

Dr. Melissa Kaulbach Presenting at GLTC

Dr. Melissa Kaulbach Presenting at GLTC

University of North Carolina-Wilmington, a partner of Academic Partnerships, hosted the Global Learning Technology Conference (GLTC) on October 10th and 11th, 2013. This conference provided an opportunity for those working or teaching in the Instructional Design and Technology field to learn new tools, strategies, and network with one another.

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Free MOOC – Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component

FeC MOOCPlease join Whitney Kilgore, Vice President, Academic Partnerships and Samantha Duque, Senior Consultant, Academic Partnerships International for a free, online MOOC starting October 21, 2013 through November 24, 2013.

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Students want to know their instructor. This challenges online faculty to integrate technologies, such as avatars, video, and social media, to introduce their digital personalities and enhance learners’ experiences.

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Humanizing Your Online Class Webinar: A Success!

Inside Higher EdYesterday, Faculty eCommons, in conjunction with Inside Higher Ed, presented a free webinar featuring Michelle Pacansky-Brock and it was a success! Michelle shared examples of what students identify as valuable characteristics of a “humanized” online class and identified key tips and strategies for harnessing the potential of emerging technologies to make online classes personal, meaningful, and memorable.

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UNC-Wilmington Hosts Successful Global Learning Technology Conference

Faculty eCommons

University of North Carolina-Wilmington, a partner of Academic Partnerships, hosted the Global Learning Technology Conference (GLTC) on October 10th and 11th, 2013. This conference provided an opportunity for those working or teaching in the Instructional ……

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Free MOOC – Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component

Faculty eCommons

Please join Whitney Kilgore, Vice President, Academic Partnerships and Samantha Duque, Senior Consultant, Academic Partnerships International for a free, online MOOC starting October 21, 2013 through November 24, 2013.
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Students want to know their instructor. ……

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Remixing Content: Deepen Learning through Student-Created Lessons

Faculty eCommons

The best way to learn something is to teach it.
This old adage is true for teachers and students. While content creation is often considered the instructor’s domain, students can benefit from becoming content creators: they ……

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