Colin Simpson

buildAR.com : Overlay your content on the real world

Location based augmented reality running in a standard web browser with no additional plugins. Impressive. Visit the site

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Slides – Create and share presentations online

https://slid.es/ Quick and easy to use online tool for creating slideshow based presentations via Delicious (via IFTTT)

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14 Web Tools For Teaching Without Student Logins – Edudemic

http://www.edudemic.com/web-tools-for-teaching-without-student-logins/ Some useful login-free online tools for use in teaching – I’m a particular fan of Padlet via Delicious (via IFTTT)

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English Raven: Moodle Tutorial: Page design to avoid the ‘scroll of death’…

http://jasonrenshaw.typepad.com/jason_renshaws_web_log/2012/02/moodle-tutorial-page-design-to-avoid-the-scroll-of-death.html via Delicious (via IFTTT)

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How to Moderate a Forum » Laurel Papworth @SilkCharm

http://laurelpapworth.com/how-to-moderate-forum/ A very practical and informative guide to effectively running and moderating an online community from someone with a lot of experience in the field. via Delicious (via IFTTT)

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Using Feedback in Moodle for more than student evaluations & Using Padlet

The first in our series of CITFLN TeacherNet Show and tell sessions went well with Jo Whitfield sharing some ideas about using the Feedback tool for more than student evaluations and I presented Padlet, an […]

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Kahoot! – handy online quiz activity builder supporting mobile access in class

https://create.kahoot.it/# Kahoot is a very simple but highly interactive online tool that enables teachers to create quizzes (or survey questions) that students are able to access via mobile devices. It takes a fairly gamified approach […]

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Digital Research – a double edged sword (infographic)

Allison Morris has shared a very interesting infographic that she worked on about digital research with regard to U.S college students. She discusses this image in a blog post at Infantium – http://www.infantium.com/blog/2013/05/25/students-and-digital-research/ It clearly […]

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Mooc creators criticise courses’ lack of creativity | News | Times Higher Education

http://ht.ly/pWmjI Stephen Downes pulls few punches as he discusses how the current iteration of the MOOC is far removed from the original ideas behind it. This has also been a concern of mine – the […]

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Technology-enhanced learning – workloads and costs | The Weblog of (a) David Jones

http://davidtjones.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/technology-enhanced-learning-workloads-and-costs/#comment-6535 A sensible overview of long overdue research into the real costs (time and money) for teachers developing and delivering eLearning. The number one issue that our teachers raise with me is that they would […]

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