DaVinci’s Faire and BarCamp 2015! Save the DATES: Saturday,…

DaVinci’s Faire and BarCamp 2015! Save the DATES: Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12 at the Manatee Technical College on SR 70.

A place where life-long learners of any age across technology, business, education and funding have the opportunity to interact. Where robotics teams and makers and inventors and entrepreneurs and game enthusiasts ALL share in the midst of this open space un-conference called BarCamp. 

After eight “conferences” and 15 days of BarCamp, we are looking forward to our second year of BarCamp DaVinci’s Faire – a better space for the incredible talent and interests of our community to be more thoroughly represented.

Register here: http://goo.gl/ubIUMy

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How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds When building…

How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds

When building courses, many of you are in the role of instructional designer AND graphic designer. This can be a challenge when you don’t have the graphic design skills.

An easy way to get around that is to look for places in your organization where they’ve hired graphic designers. Then use their work as a guide to inspire yours. This post on how to build an elearning template offers some good tips on where to look.

(via How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds » The Rapid eLearning Blog)

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Teachers Get Techy: Education-Focused Startups Are Making In-Roads into Classrooms

Teachers Get Techy: Education-Focused Startups Are Making In-Roads into Classrooms:

Sit in on one of Jeannine Eddleton’s chemistry lectures at Virginia Tech and you’ll see a couple hundred students hunched over their cell phones, iPads and laptops. Rather than texting and checking Facebook, though, they’re using their devices to answer problems posed by Eddleton using Top Hat Monocle. Whereas traditional response systems, or clickers, require […]

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