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Added by AnujB_AAHS on April 15, 2014 at 3:05am — No Comments

Summary of Horizon Report: 5 Interesting Things

The Horizon Report, when I read it, both shocked me an intrigued me. There were many interesting things I didn't know about before I read it. One of these things is located in the Mobile Learning section. There was a statistic mentioned. This statistic showed how many people in the world are subscribed to the mobile market. The number was 6.5 billion! I had no idea it was even possible that that many are subscribed. This small Earth holds on 7 billion, and there are 6.5 billion mobile…

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Added by konrads_aahs on April 10, 2014 at 10:09am — No Comments

FCGP 14-1 Keynote Discussion Response

1. In today's education system, education is too much weighted on grading. Students do not focus on learning anything or the information given to them which could help them out but rather on test taking techniques and studying. It is not fulfilling the purpose of school: Teaching children knowledge they can use for the rest of their lives.

4. School will teach me and others many different education tools needed for the future. Thanks to Computers class, I will now know better how to…

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Added by konrads_aahs on April 7, 2014 at 5:23am — No Comments

Horizon Report Summary: Learning Analytics

        The term analytics refers to the analysis of data or statistics obtained from a user's online behavior. Analytics were first used for marketing purposes. Advertisers began to use analytics in order to track their consumers´ behavior online, and then use that information to advertise products based on the consumers´ interests.…

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Added by BegonaF_ATS on April 5, 2014 at 3:01am — No Comments

Mobile Learning Summary

Each day more people are using mobile devices. Learning institutions are looking for ways to make their websites educational materials, and available online and in mobile devices. Tablets, smartphones, and mobile apps are very helpful for learning. Nearly one of two people in the planet has a mobile device. The use of mobile device is greater than the desktop. There are a lot of mobile apps are one of the most popular in downloads, more than entertainment and business apps.…

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Added by CharoG_ATS on April 5, 2014 at 3:01am — No Comments

Open Content

Open Content is an innovative way for people to get information online. It is available to everyone , and can be edited also by anyone at any time. Some say that being open to edition always is a disadvantage, but I think that this allows the correction of mistakes if more information is known about the topic. In other words, it allows a most accurate research. This new method can be revised by the user and applied to…

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Added by LuisA_ATS on April 4, 2014 at 11:41am — No Comments

virtual and remote laboratories summary



Virtual and Remote Laboratories

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Virtual and Remote Laboratories is a new movement, among education, to make equipments and elements of physical science laboratory easier to learners from any location, via the web. Virtual Laboratories is an web application, that simulates the operations of real laboratories, and it helps students to…

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Added by MontseC_ats on April 4, 2014 at 5:19am — No Comments

Open Content

Open Content is a project that can be modified by any person at any time. The author has to give permission so it is aware of all the modifications that are in his work. Open Content has the 4R´s that are reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. Reuse consists on using another time the same documents with its modifications. Revise consists on to adapting, adjusting, modifying, or altering the content. Remix consists the to combine the original or revised content with other content to…

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Added by SergioA_ATS on April 3, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Learning Analytics Horizon Report Summary

Learning analytics is a science that was originally used by companies to analyze commercial activities, identify trends, and predict consumer behavior. Education is trying to use this technique aiming to improve student retention and providing personalized experience for students. The same way that companies like netflix, google, amazon, try to personalize their pages according to what you do on the internet and what your interests appear to be, is the way that learning anaylitcs is trying…

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Added by MariaS_ATS on April 3, 2014 at 3:16am — No Comments

My Name is Charo Mary Gomez, I am 15 years old. I was born in February, 17 of 1999 in Tampico, and  I have one younger brother and sister. I am know studying in The American School of Tampico in the …

My Name is Charo Mary Gomez, I am 15 years old. I was born in February, 17 of 1999 in Tampico, and  I have one younger brother and sister. I am know studying in The American School of Tampico in the 8th grade.

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Added by CharoG_ATS on April 3, 2014 at 3:07am — No Comments

Virtual and Remote Laboratories

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Virtual and remote laboratories reflect the movement among education institutions. It is used to make the equipment and elements for physical science easier via web. Virtual laboratories is a web application that facilitates students to learn in a safety way. The institutions that do not have access to high lab equipment can do experiment and lab work online. Virtual lab is based on software to simulate the lab environment while remote lab is an experiment which is…

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Added by FernandaD_ATS on April 2, 2014 at 3:55am — No Comments

Cloud computing horizon research summary

Cloud computing means the service and tools that are served to a user via Internet from data centers and do not live on a user's device.Clouds can be public, private, secure, or a combination of any of these.Over the past years, cloud computing has been established officially in businesses and schools. Its use is to protect information, develop applications or information, deliver messages to Internet users, and collaborate at the same time others. Cloud computing providers can deliver fully…

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Added by CamilaT_ATS on April 2, 2014 at 3:53am — No Comments

Mobile Learning

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March 4,2014





Mobile Learning



After years of excitement and suspense, mobile learning through tablets smartphones and mobile apps is been being adopted in more and more schools around the world. Being connected to abundant and unlimitted knowledge is a privelege that now 3.4 billion users have…

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Added by LillianR_ATS on April 2, 2014 at 3:46am — 1 Comment

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Hello,

My name is Travis, I am 18 years young. I LOVE to play video games and hang out with friends.

My favorite:

Color: sky blue

Food: General Tso's chicken

Hobbie: Playing video games

If you want to Know ANYTHING else ask!

Added by TravisB-BMHS-89 on April 1, 2014 at 3:25am — No Comments

Open Content Summary

Open Content



Open content is a free way in which people get available information free. This innovative way has change how students study and learn. With open content you can have course content from schools and other resources you may use. Open content is a better way for free education; The rising costs of education have made open content a significant way for people to learn. Information can be edited by all the…

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Added by AdrianM_ats on April 1, 2014 at 1:40am — No Comments

Learning Analytics Horizon Report Summary

Business analytics evaluates commercial activities, establishes spending trends and predicts consumer behavior. With it companies store information, and use it to study and influence their marketing campaigns, promoting what consumers might be interested in. In other words, they personalize user’s experience online, offering ads and recommendations to users based on their previous searches or likes. Think of big companies that provide their services…

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Added by Montse S_Ats on April 1, 2014 at 1:36am — No Comments

Mobil Learning

The United National Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (UNSECO) lead to a conclusion that Mobil Learning has become more important and useful all around the world Basically what The (UNSECO) says is that with the past years, the devices  that exist have become part of the Mobil learning world.  In the actuality we the people are used to use technical devices to our lives. Technology every day is developing more and getting better all the time. We use the Devices to…

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Added by IleanaF_ATS on April 1, 2014 at 1:28am — No Comments

Strategies for generating e-Books

Once our students have nailed down the main ideas they want to focus on, I think it would be a good idea to create some additional pages within the wikispace so that each main idea has its own wikipage. That way, we can break up the e-book project into manageable chunks or "chapters." Any thoughts on this approach?

Added by Adam Carter on March 31, 2014 at 12:56pm — No Comments

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New RSS video with audio 

Added by marya_aahs on March 31, 2014 at 12:03pm — No Comments

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