Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

EdMedia Final Call for Participation Submissions Deadline: December 12, 2012 June 24 – June 28, 2013 – Victoria, BC, Canada Proposal Submission Guide & Form INVITATION EdMedia–World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). This annual conference serves as […]

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Bloom’s Taxonomy Re-imagine & Digital Blooms

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab I’ve long been a fan of Bloom’s Taxonomy…not necessarily for all the ways it has been pushed into different fads throughout the years, but instead for the way that it helps me (and my students) think about the learning process. It helps me approach the learning process in […]

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Book Review: Mahara ePortfolios: Beginnners Guide

See on Scoop.it – EdTech 2.0 I have liked using Mahara since way back in Alpha, both personally and recommending for clients. It provides a great option for those seeking an ePortfolio to work tightly with Moodle and also for those seeking to build a community of practice. Packt publishing have kindly provided me with […]

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The Future of Learning, Networked Society

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society. The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the […]

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Simplifying The BigBlueButton UI | BigBluebutton

With the BigBlueButton project we are always looking to push open source web conferencing tools further.  We also want to constantly improve the overall user experience. Hence, as with every release, we’re always asking ourselves “How can we make BigBlueButton simpler?” In the current release, an obvious area for simplification is the separated Users and […]

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Mahara 1.6 has been released!

Out of the 32 recorded new features and over 130 bug fixes, we would like to highlight some. Theming A new “responsive theme”, designed to work fluidly on many screen sizes; especially mobile devices Members of multiple institutions can decide which theme to use Basic support for theming logged-out users Pages and blocks Option for […]

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Steps to protecting your website!

Just found a very good top 10 list of steps to secure your Joomla install. Most of these are relevant for whatever software you have running on your server! Your website has very old extensions installed: This is the top and most common reason behind a hacked Joomla website. You should always keep your extensions up-to-date, […]

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Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants – NYTimes.com

“I don’t think education is about centralized instruction anymore; rather, it is the process establishing oneself as a node in a broad network of distributed creativity. Neoteny, one of my favorite words, means the retention of childlike attributes in adulthood: idealism, experimentation and wonder. In this new world, not only must we behave more like […]

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