Create automatically graded tests with Testmoz

31 10 2012

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Testmoz is a free testing tool, which allows to easily and quickly create tests for use in teaching.

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Video – 7 Skills students need for their future

31 10 2012

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Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a “global achievement gap,” which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration across networks and leading by influence * Agility and adaptability * Initiative and entrepreneurialism * Effective oral and written communication * Accessing and analyzing information * Curiosity and imagination.

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How to use Google Plus Hangouts to live stream an iOS demo from your mobile device

30 10 2012

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http://tosolini.com – This tutorial explains how you can broadcast the contents of your iOS device to a live audience using Google+ Hangouts on Air and YouTu…

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Socrative: Smart student response system

30 10 2012

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Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run.

See on www.socrative.com





The New HTML5 Video Player for the Web: Flowplayer 5.x

29 10 2012

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Robin Good: The new Flowplayer version 5.x is a free embeddable video player designed for those publishers who prefer to host their video clips rather than publish them on popular video sharing sites like YouTube. 

 

This approach offers the advantage of fully controlling the user experience including the player design and features available to the user, while integrating a number of valuable advanced features, such as:

 

Subtitling Slow Motion Fast forward Android support Full CSS-styling of video player including “finished state” which allows you to restyle the player when video ends .no-volume and .no-time modifier classes to create minimalist video players where the user sees only the video Responsive layout Random seeking – let’s you jump anywhere on the timeline regardless of how much video has been downloaded. Keyboard shortcuts iPad full screen support Playlist – compilations support

 

All features: http://flowplayer.org/news/

 

Free version GPL.

Commercial version allows full branding: $95/€71

 

Download: http://flowplayer.org/download/

 

Demos: http://flowplayer.org/demos/

 

Find out more: http://flowplayer.org/

 

 

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Gather short video responses: Intervue

29 10 2012

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Instantly capture video interviews – Intervue is a quick and easy tool for anyone looking to gather short video responses online from anyone with a webcam. Great tool for carrying out research.

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Blind marking in Moodle 2.4

29 10 2012

See on Scoop.itLet’s Learn IT: Moodle@School

Anonymous or “blind” marking in Moodle 2.4 which allows you to grade student work without knowing the identity of the students.

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