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#OZeLIVE Sat/Sun 22-23 Feb free Online Conf : http://ozelive.com

#OZeLIVE Sat/Sun 22-23 Feb free Online Conf : Asia friendly time http://ozelive.com

This online conference is in 2 weeks time … it is the inaugural conf for this new annual series … to be held online using the webinar platform BlackBoard Collaborate … mainly organised from Australia but with a global reach.

You (colleagues) can attend on any device … even the iPad which is very convenient and now robust enough to use … I’ve just written a Blog…

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Added by Shamblesguru on February 10, 2014 at 6:02am — No Comments

Virtual Students Fairs : for USA College Application

I'd be grateful if you could spread the word (especially to careers/counselling colleagues and students) about these upcoming virtual student fairs designed to help international students who are applying for entrance to USA Colleges (Universities) in 2013.

They are free and online with the opportunity to win one of several scholarships available.

Register before the event at http://hobsonsevents.com/

 

For…

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Added by Shamblesguru on March 6, 2013 at 7:40am — No Comments

Applying to Study at a USA College

Curated links for overseas students considering applying to a USA College.
http://www.scoop.it/t/usacollege

Added by Shamblesguru on August 23, 2012 at 12:31am — No Comments

Using an iPad as a Graphics Table

This title is really the case study for a wider topic on Remote Apps.

For me this is one of the most exciting (tech) influences on mobile learning ... the interconnectivity between devices.

I have two folders on my iPad [Remote1 and Remote2] which are full of Apps that enable connectivity between the iPad and other devices ... and that connectivity can be both ways.

See the two screen shots below.…



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Added by Shamblesguru on June 24, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Screencasting Apps on Shamblesguru's iPad

I'm a BIG evangelist for screencasting ... on all devices ... IMHO it's an essential skill to go into every teachers and learners digital toolbox.

On the iPad we are spoilt for choice, many are free ... if you are looking for a suggestion on where to start then download Educreation (free) ... it is similar to…

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Added by Shamblesguru on June 21, 2012 at 9:53am — 1 Comment

Shamblesguru's iPad : The Blog



I have an iPad2 and a New iPad ... and a very happy nephew who has inherited my iPad1.

This Blog is designed to share the…

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Added by Shamblesguru on May 7, 2012 at 12:21pm — No Comments

eBook: "An Educator's iPad" ... published

eBook: "An Educator's iPad" ... published on Amazon and Apple iTunes.


... written for educators and parents who have an interest in mobile learning and especially the use of Apple’s iPad.

It is not a “how-to” manual but a resource for enabling more informed decisions regarding the use of…
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Added by Shamblesguru on March 22, 2012 at 7:40am — No Comments

Reform Symposium 29-31 July 2011

Added by Shamblesguru on July 28, 2011 at 4:18am — No Comments

QR Codes : Online Presentation at Reform Symposium Conf. 30 July #RSCON3

Next Saturday I'm doing a presentation about QR Codes in T&L at the free online conference the Reform Symposium ... 



My session is midnight Thailand time ... but much more sensible if you are in Europe or the Americas ... it is 10:00am California time and 6:00pm in London



The online Reform Symposium is taking place using the webinar platform ...…

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Added by Shamblesguru on July 23, 2011 at 1:41am — No Comments

Which Social Networks to Use? [Prezi]

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Added by Shamblesguru on July 20, 2011 at 4:01am — No Comments

QR Codes

There is a growing interest in QR Codes in Classrooms ... so here is the Shambles page

http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/qrcode/

Added by Shamblesguru on June 6, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

Shambles Newsletter May 2011 ... online

Shambles Newsletter May 2011 .. now online
and it lives at
or use the short url …
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Added by Shamblesguru on May 14, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

Light Immersive Platforms

Light Immersive Platforms ... an example

http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/lip/



This is a recording of an event that took place online in a

"Light Immersive Platform"



Virtual (online) Photography Event http://www.pdnvirtualevents.com



This one day online event (8 Dec 2010) was focussed on the Photography…

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Added by Shamblesguru on December 10, 2010 at 6:20am — No Comments

Shambles Newsletter November 2010 ... online

Shambles Newsletter November 2010

Added by Shamblesguru on November 13, 2010 at 4:02am — No Comments

Tour Around the iPad Exhibition in Second Life

Added by Shamblesguru on October 4, 2010 at 3:11am — No Comments

iPad Apps Party in Second Life (ISTE) ... Followed by a 24/7 Exhibition on isi

iPad Apps Party in Second Life (ISTE) ... Followed by a permanent 24/7 iDevices Apps Exhibition on International Schools Island
30 Sept 2010 full info at…
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Added by Shamblesguru on September 27, 2010 at 12:41am — 2 Comments

How do "Twitter Chats" add to your PLN?

How do "Twitter Chats" add to your PLN?


Recently there has been a growth in the use of weekly "Twitter Chats" ... these are usually one hour sessions at a fixed time each week on a theme decided using a poll ... and it all runs on Twitter.


The key feature is that all posts during an individual discussion should include a specific hashtag.


For specific details visit…
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Added by Shamblesguru on September 6, 2010 at 11:08pm — 3 Comments

So what are your top five web tools for survival?

Added by Shamblesguru on August 29, 2010 at 1:54pm — No Comments

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