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Julio C Castro
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Great post for teachers that wonder how to use media in their classes. Thanks to Roberta Martino for this post.
http://thetravellingteachers.blogspot.com/2014/04/for-teachers-power-of-images-in-efl.html
How to become more creative using  new technology IMAGES In EFL classes it is always useful associating words, ideas and concepts with images. Through their visual memory students can better understand and remember i...
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This is a well researched post on the use of cell-phones for online learning. Maybe she meant smart phones?
http://aws.corporatelearningnetwork.com/tools-and-technologies/articles/cell-phones-vs-learning/
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I recommend reading this account of the Coursera Partners Conference in London last March.
http://derekbruff.org/?p=2871
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This is a nice post for those online students looking for resources on how to build good study habits.
http://degreecouncil.org/best-study-habits-for-online-education
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Thank you +Rich Smolen, this is a nice resource for those wanting to submit proposals to conferences.
 
#DevLearn speaking proposals are due tomorrow. Here are some great tips to help you with your submission. 
I've written a large number of conference proposals for different events over the years, and I've also read through close to 2,000 proposals that have been submitted by members of the learning and ...
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Nice little tutorial on videos for e-learning and costs associated with producing them.
http://www.jilbee.com/blog/elearning-videos-how-to-get-more-from-less
This post is meant for Training Managers who are considering introducing videos in their eLearning courses. It could also be useful to eLearning vendors who wish to offer videos to their clients an...
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Great compilation. Thanks +Jason Silberman!
Jason Silberman originally shared to Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' G (Discussion):
 
I've been doing a lot of training reading lately. I compiled this list of the 5 most useful articles. Check it out. 

Are there any great posts you'd add to this list? #training  
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Thank you for sharing +Susan Oxnevad!
 
Using ThingLink Beyond the Classroom Walls

ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is now supported across platforms to provide teachers and students with a variety of flexible options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls. The recent addition of the Android app, along with existing the iOS app and web based platform, completes the full circle of possibilities for creating interactive images. Read more and explore an example on GettingSmart.com

http://gettingsmart.com/2014/04/using-thinglink-beyond-classroom-walls/
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