Archive for August, 2012

Using PPT to create a Pecha-Kucha presentation

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

See on – Docentes y TIC (Teachers and ICT) This tutorial describes how to create timed slides for a pecha-kucha presentation. See on

Facebook as a learning tool? A case study on the appropriation of social network sites from mobile phones in developing countries

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

See on – Docentes y TIC (Teachers and ICT) First, unlike in previous studies, the analysis revealed explicit forms of educational content embedded in informal learning contexts in Facebook. Quizzes, case presentations and associated deliberate (e-)learning practices which are typically found in (more) formal educational settings were identified. Second, from a sociocultural learning perspective, […]

The university of 2020: predicting the future of higher education

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

See on – Educación a Distancia (EaD) The future is a difficult thing to predict. See on

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics | Edudemic

Monday, August 20th, 2012

See on – Mundos Virtuales, Educacion Conectada y Aprendizaje de Lenguas These look fun!! See on

Jeffrey R. Young: Dozens of Plagiarism Incidents Are Reported in Coursera’s Free Online Courses

Monday, August 20th, 2012

See on – Open Educational Resources (OER) Students taking free online courses offered by the startup company Coursera have reported dozens of incidents of plagiarism, even though the courses bear no academic credit. This week a professor leading one of the so-called Massive Open Online Courses posted a plea to his 39,000 students to […]

Innovando la Pedagogía 2012 (Innovating Pedagogy) | Universidad Futura

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

See on – Educación a Distancia (EaD) Este documento en 40 páginas explora nuevas formas de enseñar, aprender y evaluar para guiar a los educadores y a las personas que definen políticas… See on

Game-Based vs Traditional Learning – What’s the Difference? » Online Universities

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

See on – Using Technology to Transform Learning Game-based learning (GBL), or gamification, is one of the models that commonly gets touted as a cure-all for the problems with education because of the popularity of gaming in our society (New Media Institute). While there are problems with the gamification movement as it currently stands, […]


Friday, August 17th, 2012

See on – Mundos Virtuales, Educacion Conectada y Aprendizaje de Lenguas Teflpedia is an award-winning wiki dedicated to everything associated with teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) or second language (ESL). See on

E-xcellence – Quality Assurance in E-learning

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

See on – OER quality research project #oerqs With E-xcellence, EADTU is leading a European movement on QA in e-learning. More specifically, the building of an e-learning benchmarking community of Associates in Quality. The E-xcellence Associates are focusing on the improvement of four priority elements of progressive higher education: Accessibility, Flexibility, Interactiveness and Personalization. […]

Crea folletos para imprimir con My Brochure Maker | Nuevas tecnologías aplicadas a la educación | Educa con TIC

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

See on – Al calor del Caribe My Broucher Maker es una herramienta para crear trípticos y otro tipo de folletos para imprimir. A los docentes nos resultará muy útil para anunciar eventos, conciertos, publicitar actividades, páginas web, etc. Puede que ya hayamos creado estos trípticos con un programa de ordenador pero, como siempre […]