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Archive for April, 2013

We love Google books but, for research, often find its limitations frustrating. We love the many and varied digital collections that abound throughout the web but wish they could be used in a more seamlessly interconnected way. The vision of a national online library is as old (older?) than the web itself and in the […]

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Replacing the slightly older concept of Hybrid Courses, the term “Flipped Classroom” has been gaining in popularity across blogs and news sources.  (And in terms of sheer buzz, both are currently being outdistance by MOOCs.) If you have been wondering about what the Flipped Classroom approach is and what it might mean for your teaching […]

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Given a series of online articles, which presentation format will make them easier to read: providing a list of links through which the reader must click or gathering them together as an ebook? ReadLists is an online site that helps you gather together a “group of web pages—articles, recipes, course materials, anything—bundled into an e-book […]

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I think about apps as belonging to one of two categories: 1) apps that have pre-packaged content that you can read or play with, and 2) apps that are designed to let you create, manipulate, capture or collect your own content. The world of maps and navigation apps contains both. For simple consumption (look at […]

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I hesitate to post this one as a “Today’s App” because I have not actually gotten or used it yet. However, it looks like it might be a good solution to a recurring difficulty. One of the challenges in implementing a Flipped Classroom is video capturing a lecture or demonstration. Yes, you can set your […]

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