Daily Archives: 2013/10/28

iPad mini For Content Creation

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With the iPad Air and new iPad mini, choice doesn’t come down to creation or consumption … Each of them will have its pros and cons, and you should consider how those will relate to how you want to “create” or “consume” content on an iPad.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

Many people doubt how effective an iPad can be for students and staff in HE but this article, essentially about the the pros and cons of iPad Mini and iPad Air, should erase those doubts.

See on www.macstories.net

Examining the potential and reality of open educational resources: the 2013 COHERE conference

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This year, the COHERE conference, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education … held at Kwantien Polytechnic University’s Richmond campus in British Columbia

This year, the conference, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE), and held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Richmond campus in British Columbia, focused on ‘Open Resources, Open Courses: their Impact on Blended and Online Learning’. – See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2013/10/26/examining-the-potential-and-reality-of-open-educational-resources-the-2013-cohere-conference/#sthash.9HgmJuDE.dpufThis year, the conference, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE), and held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Richmond campus in British Columbia, focused on ‘Open Resources, Open Courses: their Impact on Blended and Online Learning’. – See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2013/10/26/examining-the-potential-and-reality-of-open-educational-resources-the-2013-cohere-conference/#sthash.9HgmJuDE.dpuf

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

A very long but interesting report from the COHERE conference.  Grab a cup of coffee and read about the effect and use of ebooks in Higher Education.

See on www.tonybates.ca

What to do if your social media account has been hacked or hijacked

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Almost everyone has had their social media accounts compromised at least once in the past, where their accounts automatically share scam links to friends and followers. Today’s attack …

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

A few reminders of how to identify and how to rectify a hacked social media account.  Very useful, even though it can be a pain to put right 🙂

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