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Haiku Learning: Quick Introduction for Teachers

May 26, 2014

This quick introduction to the Haiku learning management system is meant for anyone starting out with this learning platform. Haiku Learning revolves around your content. It enables you to create classrooms, add and organize content blocks, change layouts, and publish whenever you’re ready.

This webinar will be covering the teacher’s view of Haiku Learning and will focus on how to build your class online with pages and content.

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What we are learning from eLearning

April 11, 2014

Published on Aug 1, 2012: Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.

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ELearning Trends

April 11, 2014

The following is a short presentation on some of the trends in eLearning, courtesy of Mike Warner. Just 2 minutes in length but hits a number of the key topics and is worth watching.

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LinkedIn for Higher Education

January 09, 2014

An overview of new University Pages on LinkedIn for page administrators. In particular, I like the way some schools are using LinkedIn to visually show the career path alumni take.

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Top LMS Software Solutions

January 06, 2014

Learning Management Systems (LMS) is one of the fastest growing software sectors over the last decade. It is now a billion dollar plus industry with hundreds of offerings. Below is a look at the most popular options...

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The Flipped Classroom Explained

December 31, 2013

Katie is an 8th grade math and Algebra teacher at a public school in Raleigh, NC. She explains the issues she was having with traditional teaching methods and how a "flipped classroom" model helped her engage her classroom and personalize instruction for different learning styles.

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Social Business: What to Look For

November 01, 2013

Social business software can help every department within your enterprise create a competitive advantage and stand out in the market. Increasingly, enterprises are using social for elearning and knowledge management within their organization.

For Human resources, social business technologies can increase company performance by engaging the right people, sharing critical knowledge, motivating, educating and empowering your teams, and fostering success.

There are numerous platforms available to implement social business for your enterprise. One example is from IBM...

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Online Solutions for Schools

October 01, 2010

If your school could be more effective, efficient, and engage parents, teachers and students more, would it be worth 10 minutes of your time to discuss?

10 minutes is all it takes to pinpoint key areas of your school processes that will benefit from improvements.
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Exploring the Arts Gets a New Website & Video Gallery

November 16, 2006

Exploring the Arts, Tony Bennett's and Susan Benedetto's charitable foundation, came to us to redesign their website. We designed a website for them that appeals to arts advocates, is built on a user friendly CMS, and includes an online donation feature. In 2009 we added in both a Photo and Video Gallery that they could update themselves. Continue Reading»