Category Archives: Web 2.0

The Twitter Personal Learning Network and Biodiversity #edtech #pln

It has taken what seems like an awfully long time, and one major extended break, but I finally feel that I have a good grasp of using twitter for a … Continue reading

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2 Simple Online Badge Generators for making #Openbadges #edtech

We are trying to encourage more staff to start using Badges in their Moodle courses to motivate students and provide some friendly competition.  Although I love any opportunity to use Photoshop to make something … Continue reading

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How to Install the #Moodle Soundcloud filter

In UK FE Music Depts do seem to have an above interest in the use of eLearning but we have had trouble allowing them to use more sophisticated methods of … Continue reading

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Padlet, a really useful, multipurpose tool for teachers #edtech

For years now at our large college we’ve been trying to encourage teachers to use more of the collaborative aspects of Moodle, with little success.  Chat rooms become venues for … Continue reading

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Better than a twitter feed on your VLE course page #edtech

If you post much on Twitter you have probably come across www.paper.li as it randomly picks up hash-tagged tweets and automatically spins them into a themed newspaper.  I have no … Continue reading

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Coggle, a really Simple Online Mindmap #edtech

There have been a few online Mindmappers that I have liked over the years.  https://bubbl.us/ is nice because you can easily make a mindmap without logging in, and it lets you … Continue reading

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Case Studies for Twitter in HE #edtech #edchat

Possible ideas for using Twitter for learning This is a nice, short set of 4 case studies.  I like case study 2 the most, using it to give everyone a … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Overview of Social Media #edtech

Infographic showing how to use the most popular social media platforms inside and outside your classroom Take advantage of the mobile integration that social media offers to add anytime, anywhere collaboration … Continue reading

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Using Twitter for Learning #edtech

The Pros, Cons and Uses of Twitter for eLearning In the UK and other countries there are justified fears about negative effects of various social media with students under the age of 18.  On … Continue reading

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Free collaborative browsing on the iPad #ipaded #edtech

How can we have true in-class collaboration with iPads without having to install apps? Still looking for really innovative and ‘game changing’ uses for the iPad that are applicable across … Continue reading

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