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LibraryLand Headlines 24/1/2010

23 Jan

1. Research into online and blended learning – Research shows blended learning boosts achievement http://www.eschoolnews.com/2009/07/14/ed-blended-learning-helps-boost-achievement/?ast=21 Students want more online learning http://www.eschoolnews.com/2009/07/01/study-students-want-more-online-learning/?ast=21 Online learning better than fact to face? http://www.eschoolnews.com/2008/11/19/report-challenges-online-learning-assumptions/?ast=21
2. See what the world’s governments are admitting to knowing and doing http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/jan/07/government-data-world
3. Example of Livebinder – a site to collect all your online resources -example from an English teacher http://livebinders.com/play/play/6500
4. Ideas for presentations, interactive games and exercises for schools http://21cif.com/rkit/public.html#actionzone
5. Blogging – Blogging tools http://www.teachingtips.com/blog/2008/07/21/50-useful-blogging-tools-for-teachers/ Safe blogging tips http://kimseducationalblogging.blogspot.com/2009/09/safe-blogging-tips.html
6. Using Web 2.0 http://cdwg.discoveryeducation.com/web2.0/Web2.0.pdf
7. Book awards http://www.teenreads.com/features/2010-ala.asp
8. Hot blog or not? This readingpower blog scored 164 points and came 67th place out of 720. How is this calculated? http://www.daveyp.com/hotstuff/?page_id=2 Why do this and who cares – a matter for yourself http://www.daveyp.com/hotstuff/blogs/hotornot
9. Library blogs of interest – Good post on Library customer service http://alalearning.org/2009/12/14/a-collaborative-learning-experiment-top-ten-customer-service-skills-for-library-staff/ Designing better libraries http://dbl.lishost.org/blog/
10. Fighting for Attention: Engaging E-Learning Hacks http://alalearning.org/2009/12/21/fighting-for-attention-engaging-e-learning-hacks/ – includes strange uses of Audacity and 3 D Collage – design hybrid 2D/3D images by using a photograph as a backdrop and importing 3D models into the scene. 3D Collage is fast, fun, and free. http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=23760926672&ref=mf

 
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