All posts for the month June, 2014

What we are learning from online education

Published June 4, 2014 by Esra

I wanted to share another video from a TED talk that I listened last year. This video will give you another view point into online education.


Mobile Learning

Published June 4, 2014 by Esra

Mobile learning, or “m-learning”, offers modern ways to support learning process through mobile devices, such as handheld and tablet computers, MP3 players, smartphones and mobile phones.

It presents unique attributes compared to conventional e-learning: personal, portable, collaborative, interactive, contextual and situated, it emphasizes “just-in-time-learning” as instruction can be delivered anywhere and at anytime through it. Moreover, it is an aid to formal and informal learning and thus holds enormous potential to transform the delivery of education and training.

Google play is Google’s new name for what we used to know as the Android Market, where Android users went to buy and download their mobile apps.

Online Conference Tools

Published June 4, 2014 by Esra

What is WizIQ?

WizIQ is a platform for anyone and everyone who wants to teach or learn live, online. With a virtual classroom, educational content and a session scheduler, WizIQ works best for anyone’s online teaching and learning needs. If you upgrade as a teacher, WizIQ adds your profile to its teachers’ directory to let students search and contact you. We suggest you enter as much of your details as you can in the profile to make it more searchable.Try it out, it’s all free!

Google+ Hangouts is a free video chat service from Google that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time.   While somewhat similar to Skype and Facebook video chat, Google Hangouts focuses more on “face-to-face” group interaction as opposed to one-on-one video chats, and utilizes sophisticated technology to seamlessly switch the focus to the person currently chatting.

Digital storytelling

Published June 4, 2014 by Esra

Animoto is a cloud-based video creation service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows. Animoto provides an array of tools for creating videos in your classroom and is FREE to Educators. Animoto provides a more creative alternative to view and listen to slideshows. To use Animoto, you upload your photos, choose some music you like from their huge range of styles and artists, or use your own music or voice, and you get a professional slideshow.

Glogster EDU is an online learning platform which provides users with digital educational content and a tool for its creation. It is mainly used by educators and students for interactive, collaborative education.

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