2016/12/Wearable Tech in Educationsmall

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 10

Smart wearables can be found in many places. There are wearables that can be found and are engineered for the healthcare industry. The can be used for learning as well. There are smart watches, sleep in headphones, pet trackers, event smart clothing. Check out some of these devices: Athena Personal Security Medical Record Necklace ReSound […]

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Educational Technology Countdown: Day 8

Image from http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/11/15/10-tips-to-get-started-with-sketchnoting-workshop/ Research has shown that drawing your notes, even doodling can help you learn and remember information. Sketchnoting or Visual Note-Taking is one way to do this. A mobile app to try with sketch noting is Paper by FiftyThree. No artistic skills are needed. See also: The Pen is Mightier Than the Keyboard Show […]

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Educational Technology Countdown: Day 9

Virtual reality, or VR, is here. Google Cardboard makes virtual reality accessible and Google Expeditions has made virtual reality focused on using it to engage learners.  See how a doctor used Cardboard to save a baby’s life. Get your own Google Cardboard now, or build your own. See also: Doctors’ training revolutionized by cardboard, smartphones […]

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Educational Technology Countdown: Day 3

Recommended by Jennifer Culver, Instructional Tech Specialist: Thinglink: Thinglink provides a way for users to annotate a variety of media. If you want assistance implementing any this tool, please contact cil@unthsc.edu. Professional Communications Example


Educational Technology Countdown to the Holidays: Day 1

Recommended by Jennifer Culver, Instructional Tech Specialist: Tricider: This tool easily allows students to discuss, not just post, as students can debate pros and cons of ideas, not just make a comment. If you would like assistance using this tool, contact cil@unthsc.edu Example: What is the role of Modern Day Chivalry?


Educational Technology Countdown to the holidays!

Check back daily beginning December 12 to see free tools linked to the countdown calendar that you can use for teaching and learning. If you want assistance implementing any of these tools, please contact cil@unthsc.edu. Click the gift to see the tool. Images Designed by Freepik