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November 5, 2012

1.  Consider Challenged Based Learning (CBL) for a student assignment in a future course. This method asks students to create projects with multimedia and it works well with iPad and other mobile devices. http://www.challengebasedlearning.org/pages/about-cbl

2.  VoiceThread
http://voicethread.com/
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
Visit expert Michelle Pacansky-Brock’s blog:
http://blog.voicethread.com/

3. Gapminder.org
http://www.gapminder.org/

Gapminder World data shows the World’s most important trends, including:
Wealth & Health of Nations
CO2 emissions since 1820

Choose the DATA tab and explore an Indicator line by clicking on the VISUALIZE button on the far right. Once in Visualize, please Review the HOW TO USE 2 1/2 minute video. Also check what some instructors are doing in class with Gapminder: http://www.gapminder.org/for-teachers/

4. From the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI) 7 Things You Should Know About Series: Social Content Curation

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