Daily Archives: 2013/10/03

How To Use Leap Motion (Crazy Future Technology) In The Classroom – Edudemic

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The pedagogical potential persuaded me to spend the $80, a somewhat steep asking price, and try it in my classroom.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

I think that I might have mentioned Leap Motion before but it is interesting to hear how a teacher has used it.  I know this is about children in junior school but I think there is potential for students in Higher Education to use it too.  We just need some clever lecturers to write some apps for it 🙂

See on www.edudemic.com

Teaching a Journalism MOOC: 5 Tips and Techniques | Mediashift | PBS

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a hot topic this year in the press.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

Another piece on journalism but this time it’s about how to set up a MOOC.  There are some useful tips here which can be applied to anything online, a complete MOOC or just a session in your VLE.

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Digital journalism bootcamp

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Discover the skills every budding digital journalist needs • Dates: Tuesday 5 – Tuesday 19 November 2013 • Location: The Guardian, King’s Cross, London • Price: from £299

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

I’ve recently been doing some work on DL and employability and one of the areas I looked at was journalism.  May be some of our journalism students would be interested in this.  A really good chance to learn about journalism in the raw 🙂

See on www.theguardian.com