September 2012 - A monthly newsletter of Learning Technologies published by Dr. Steve Yuen
 

 
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September 2012

 
 
A monthly newsletter of Learning Technologies published by Dr. Steve Yuen

 
 
 
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This is How to Set up A Wiki for your Classroom


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5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking -- THE Journal

Mobile apps and Web 2.0 tools can facilitate implementation of activities requiring students to use skills at the top three levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy--analyzing, evaluating, and creating.

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Free Te17 Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos


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8 Unique Online Presentation Tools for Students| The Committed Sardine


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Digital Curation Resource Guide


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Nothing Can Stop It!


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How Graduate Students Are Really Using Social Media

What kind of social media are graduate students using to enhance their education? They may have different goals from your standard K-12 student as they want to focus on networking, connections, and employment opportunities.

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Loopster.com- Free Online Video Editor

The world's easiest FREE online video editor. Just Shoot->Edit->Share! Learn how to make movies, YouTube videos, Facebook Videos and more!

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Which Are the Most Social Colleges? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How are different colleges and universities doing in the social media world? Find out if your college is as good at social networking as you are.

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Citelighter - The fully automated bibliography, research, citation, and internet highlighting tool.


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Digital scrapbooks for student creativity, self-expression, and imagination - Beeclip EDU

Beeclip EDU is a fun and easy-to-use scrapbooking app that promotes student creativity, self-expression, and imagination.

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6 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers


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Stanford Unveils Free Platform To Run Your Own Online Courses

Google and Stanford are more than just neighbors in Silicon Valley. They're becoming the leaders in the online learning revolution. And it's all happening fast and starting right about ... now.

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Awesome Tutorials on how Teachers can Use Google Forms


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Organize and Share Lesson Resources on Claco


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Parents Guide on The Use of Pinterest


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40 Sites for Educational Games

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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Can Gaming Help Kids Learn? [INFOGRAPHIC]

 
  This infographic explores the use of gaming in classrooms, and how it can help boost students' engagement and motivation.

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Everything That Will Go Extinct In The Next 40 Years [Infographic]

Goodbye newspapers, retirement, wrinkles, euro...

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13 tech trends to adopt before the year’s end

Though it's incredibly valuable to be an early adopter of 2012's tech trends, it won't hurt your company to be right on time with everyone else who is just discovering them now. It's ...

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IJ-SoTL V6N2 Research Articles Study on Facebook use to engage students

Despite the growing prominence of Facebook in the lives of college students, few studies have investigated the potential of these innovative web-based communication tools for engaging students in academic discussions.

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Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom | Langwitches Blog

Twitter, without a doubt, has become the social network for educators to take their professional development into their own hands.

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Technology's Impact on Education @ Pinfographics

 
  Technology's Impact on Education Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Education category. Check out Technology's Impact on Education now!

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Video Games for Learning

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFyjKRW1FkM How can digital games support conceptual learning? And how can games be made accessible and useful for teachers? Those are the questions addressed by Possibl...

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Innovations on Campus » Online Universities

Find out which schools are the leaders of the pack when it comes to the latest and greatest in campus technology.

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More Than a Tablet @ Pinfographics

 
  More Than a Tablet Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Technology category. Check out More Than a Tablet now!

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20 Coolest Augmented Reality Experiments in Education So Far - Online Universities

More and more teachers, researchers, and developers contribute their ideas and inventions toward the cause of more interactive learning environments.

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Matt Mills: Image recognition that triggers augmented reality | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Matt Mills and Tamara Roukaerts demonstrate Aurasma, a new augmented reality tool that can seamlessly animate the world as seen through a smartphone.

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Augmented Reality and M-Learning

Augmented Reality has the power to change m-learning as we know it. With information overlays, graphics, audio, live communication all being seen in real time on your smartphone, the learning sky h...

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Atomic Structure: Augmented Reality (AR) Learning Gear - Science Series


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5 Top Augmented Reality Apps for Education

Editor's note: This is a contributed post by Gabriela Jugaru, a tech enthusiast who is passionate about the mobile industry and gadgets. She's a technology entrepreneur, co-founder of UnlockUnit.com.

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How to Become a Mobile App Developer [Infographic]

 
  It's still no easy task to develop your own apps. Yes, some talented teachers have programmed thei...

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A Visual Guide to How Consumers Use Mobile Phones | Visual.ly

 
  Each person uses their phone differently.

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15 Great iPad Apps for Teachers


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Playboard - Your Personal App Guide

Playboard is your best companion for Google Play Store: get recommended apps and games in a beautiful and personalized app guide!

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100 Mobile Learning Apps Across 10 Categories For iPhone (& iPad!)

Even Luddites have to admit the iPhone definitely altered the way humanity interacts with its own devices, making Douglas Adams' cheeky The Hitchhiker's Guide to the......

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22 Filmmaking Apps for the iPad & iPhone


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Are Books Doomed? The Rise of E-Reading [INFOGRAPHIC]

 
  The tactile pleasure of worn pages between your fingers is hard to replace. But when it comes to encouraging people to embrace the written word, e-readers trump their physical counterparts.

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10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning

The mobile learning revolution is creating a lot of buzz in the education world, and the benefits undoubtedly stand out. But nothing exists as a purely positive entity.

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These Business Travelers Would Sacrifice a Lot For Their iPads [INFOGRAPHIC]

 
  If you were taking an all-day flight, breathing in circulated air, you'd probably wish you had ......an iPad?

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11 Colleges Going All In On Mobile - Online Colleges

Here we highlight a few schools that are taking mobile to the next level on their respective campuses.

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BYOD in the 21st Century

Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of t...

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PicView’s iPad app lets you add voice tags and annotations to pictures to tell your story

PicView is a new, free iOS app that enables users to add voice tags and annotations to images, videos and business applications. We're giving it an early review, as the app is only ...

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iPad lessons with Aurasma | ipadders.eu

The living pictures from the Harry Potter books just became a reality. With Aurasma you can make still images come to life on your phone. What the app does is bring the physical and the virtual worlds together by adding video content to images.

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100+ Tips on how to Integrate iPad into your Classroom


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Free Technology for Teachers: Pinnacle Studio for iPad - Excellent Video Editor


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Mobile phones in the classroom: teachers share their tips

From multimedia to geocaching, the possibilities for using mobiles to engage learners are endless.

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Create Your Own Smartphone App With Infinite Monkeys – No Coding Knowledge Required

It would be great if we all had the time, skills, and patience to learn computer coding, especially since technology pervades so many areas of our life.

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6 Apps That Let You Text for Free

You can pay for text messages, or you can use one of these apps and text for free.

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Make an iPhone App, Create iPhone App, Create Android Apps

Make an iphone app or create android apps with Infinite Monkeys.

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Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone? [INFOGRAPHIC]

 
  This infographic shows just how attached the average person is to their smartphone -- and why.

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How To Create An iPhone Or Android App Without Any Coding Skills

Learning how to code and produce a basic iPhone or Android app is not a simple drag and drop process.

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A Simple Guide for Teachers to Create eBooks on iPad using iBook Author


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How Mobile Trends Are Shaping E-commerce [INFOGRAPHIC]

 
  The Battle for Smartphone Supremacy is heating up -- so shows the infographic below, with that title.

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Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC] Mashable Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC] | The top source for social and digital news

 
  This infographic shows that kids are way more into tablets than you might have guessed.

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