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Getting to know your student's goals for the course

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 by Karen Ellis Last Activity on Jul 22, 2014

Sample resource and lesson instructions that you can use with your students in the first weeks of the course to get to know what their key goal and objective is for the course.
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Open Knowledge

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by deston tanner Last Activity on Jul 16, 2014

One of the unique features of this course is that we're building the modules around existingOpen Educational Resources. Instead of creating our own lectures videos, we're curating the best from the open web, and we'd like to invite you to help us by contributing your discoveries to our growing list. We ask that anything you add be tagged with the appropriate module/week number (see below) as well as any relevant descriptive terms.
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Creating a Voice Explainer

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Jul 13, 2014

I have been creating Adobe Voice explainers. These are short <1 1/2 min videos made using Adobe Voice on iPad. I have now arrived at a way to make the Voice that is consistent  by writing a script before recording the vocals. This also includes my pre-recording ideas about what should be displayed on screen at the same time. The advantage with Voice is that is can be done completely on the fly. Scripting does take some of the immediacy out of the app BUT it does enable a more efficient work flow.
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Animating Meiosis

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Jul 21, 2014

This is intended as a lesson in a biology class. The idea is to introduce animation first by getting the students in an earlier lesson in the unit to animate mitosis (which is simpler) using stop motion animation first. This is because they do not need any major software to do this and I have found in the past that stop motion is a good way in to capturing attention. The meiosis lessons focus on using software to create the animation, so progresses the students in their IT skills as well as their content knowledge. The level of detail that you go into for meiosis depends upon the level of the class. For example, a year 10 student may just show the division of a cell into four daughter cells in steps whereas a year 13 student would need to show each stage (anaphase, telophase etc).
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Voice presentation on What Is Meant by Scientific Theory?

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Jul 13, 2014

This is an Adobe voice presentation that I created to a) test voice out and b) explain the difference between a theory and a scientific theory. Thoughts on the creation: it was very easy to do. I think it is important to script the presentation- simple sentences separated by gaps (where the slide will change). This helps to focus on what will go on the slide and how to get the message across. Plus it means that delivery is more confident. Certainly this would be a good project for students (define what different key words are or are not?) Overall- very powerful software. I'm an iPad user, but most of my students are not, so I hope that it is ported over to other formats asap.
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Introducing InDesign

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 by Mark Finlayson Last Activity on Jul 21, 2014

I have recently began to get students to make greater use of InDesign, and have collected some resources and activities to help with this. They will be using InDesign for both a Prac and Theory task in a unit of work, and have never used it before, so the challenge is how to get them started. There are some great videos on YouTube, and the links are in the Tutorial document. Combining these, with a basic run down and demonstration on how to set up a document and how to get started have proven very effective. The video on handling images is particularly useful as there are many ways to do this. The main issue is what to get them to lay out, and I came up with the idea of using a website about a photographer (or artist, musician, writer, historical figure etc) as the source. Remember this is really about learning how to manipulate text and images on a page so the content is not as important, the process is. In the example I have done I haven't edited the text other than remove footnote references etc, but a v... Read More
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Customizable Game Mechanics via Free WordPress Plugin

Posted on Jun 22, 2014 by Mike Skocko Last Activity on Jul 15, 2014

For the past four years, my students and I, aided by a growing number of adventurous educators from around the world, have created a tool—a WordPress plugin called Game On—that all of us use to gamify our curriculum. A collection of resources here on the Exchange have chronicled that journey. Over 3,000 comments (and countless emails) from nearly 150,000 pageviews have helped to shape and refine our plugin's features. I never wanted to become a developer. I'm a new media arts teacher who just wanted to use game mechanics to provide additional motivation and engagement for "flatliners"—those students who never really seemed to give it their all. Today, there are any number of tools teachers can use to gamify their classrooms. But four years ago? The cupboard was bare. So we invented our own system. Our plugin is free. WordPress is free. Hosting is not—unless your district provides it (as mine does). Expect to spend $20 (good) to $30 (great) per month for your own gamifie... Read More
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The Creative Process Flowchart

Posted on Jun 21, 2014 by Candie Witherspoon Last Activity on Jul 23, 2014

I created this in Microsoft Word and saved it as a .pdf using Adobe Acrobat Pro.  I then uploaded it to my Creative Cloud so that I can access it from any device. The purpose of this assess is to remind students of the steps or stages are are required in the completion of every project we do in my art classes.  I add it to the beginning of every new project introduction.  I post it on the bulletin board in my classroom so that I can direct a student's attention to it if I see that they are off task, or trying to skip any of the essential steps which they are always graded on.  All brainstorming and rough draft sketches are put into their sketchbooks, including any clips from printed materials such as magazines, internet, etc. that will be used as visual resources.  I also have them review the flowchart prior to turning in any assignment and ask them to go back through their work and make sure they have not left anything undone, or to check to see if there is any areas in the final... Read More
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DIGITAL MEDIA - NEW LEARNERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 by Terrence Banks Last Activity on Jun 12, 2014

Featuring the foremost thought leaders, innovators and practitioners in the field, Digital Media is a startling preview of a 21st Century education revolution. This is the Full movie from the PBS website.
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Adobe Voice @ Adobe Apps for Education: Live

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jun 11, 2014

This resource brings to you the recording and links from the two Adobe Applications for Educators: Live - Adobe Voice Session. Adobe Voice Session Recording There was only one session for this application. All links for the session can be found in the resource section below and at our Pinterest Board..
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Moon Phase Puzzle

Posted on Jun 9, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Jun 9, 2014

This is a Moon Phase Puzzle created with Adobe Captivate 8. Once the file is opened and the user presented with the Earth surrounded by the moon in a number of different positions. At the bottom of the screen are 7 moon phases (the New Moon, being invisible, is not shown).  Students drag and drop the correct phase onto the set location. If a mistake is made, the whole puzzle can be reset using the reset button. If the moon phases are submitted and they are all correct, then a congratulations screen is shown. Otherwise the puzzle is reset and the student is asked to try again until they get it right.
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Packaging Adobe Creative Cloud Apps with Creative Cloud Packager

Posted on Jun 7, 2014 by Brian Chau Last Activity on Jun 10, 2014

A walkthrough on the steps to download and package Creative Cloud Apps for customers who have signed up ETLA (Enterprise Term License Agreement) with Adobe. The steps are based on CCE (Creative Cloud Enterprise) deployment using volume serial number. The slide deck would be of value to the IT administrator who need to deploy CC Apps across their network of computers. Update: Now include a slide deck on the CCE Enterprise Dashboard.
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Blendspace - Create online lessons easily

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Jun 8, 2014

I found this article that directed me to the website service know as Blendspace. If you haven't heard of it yet, you should definitely give it a try. 
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Blood Vessel Anatomy

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on Jun 25, 2014

This is a short (around 4 min) video about blood vessels. It goes into more detail than may be required (e.g. arterioles and venules) but it would help extend the most able. This gets them used to the names of the different layers and also the idea that arteries and veins can have different sizes. It appears to have been created using Adobe Presenter (correct me if I am wrong), which means that the slides come with a video of the presenter- which, due to his actions, does actually enhance the images. Seeing a video like this makes me more interested in Presenter as a product (although, as a Mac user I will just have to stick to using Captivate).
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Muse @ Adobe Apps for Education: Live

Posted on Jun 4, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jul 2, 2014

This resource brings to you the recordings and links from the two Adobe Applications for Educators: Live - Muse Sessions. Beginning Muse Session RecordingAdvanced Muse Session Recording All links for the session can be found in the resource section below and at our Pinterest Board
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Calorimetry (Captivate)

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 by Tammy Moore Last Activity on Jun 4, 2014

This is one of several Captivate created lessons in my General Chemistry course for high school students. You can find the whole course of shared resources at http://www.virtualhomeschoolgroup.com/mod/resource/view.php?inpopup=true&id=51522. I am gradually converting the lessons that I originally created in Voice Thread over to Captivate. To find the Captivate ones that are already available scan for "SWF and HTML5" in the play group. To get the Captivate files to make your own customizations, look for the "Teacher" group and the link "edit". I plan to have the whole course full of Captivate interactions including labs through this summer, so check back often at the link above.
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Ideal Gas Law (Captivate)

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 by Tammy Moore Last Activity on Jun 5, 2014

This is one of several Captivate created lessons in my General Chemistry course for high school students. You can find the whole course of shared resources at http://www.virtualhomeschoolgroup.com/mod/resource/view.php?inpopup=true&id=51522. I am gradually converting the lessons that I originally created in Voice Thread over to Captivate. To find the Captivate ones that are already available scan for "SWF and HTML5" in the play group. To get the Captivate files to make your own customizations, look for the "Teacher" group and the link "edit". I plan to have the whole course full of Captivate interactions including labs through this summer, so check back often at the link above.
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Flipping your classroom workshop with ISQ

Posted on May 31, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Jun 29, 2014

This site contains the slides and other resources that were generated for the Flipping Your Classroom with Adobe workshop ran by Dr Tim Kitchen in Brisbane on Monday 2nd June, 2014 with ISQ (Independent Schools Queensland).
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Reproduction SCORM activity

Posted on May 31, 2014 by Eliot Attridge Last Activity on May 31, 2014

This is a SCORM module that can be inserted into most LMS (tested with Moodle). The content relates to Asexual and Sexual reproduction. This module was created in Adobe Captivate 7 (and updated in Captivate 8) and was used with a year 10 class. File size is 190Mb and it is zipped. When the folder is unzipped you can run the file (look for Reproduction MBC.htm in the unzipped file) This will generate an error message saying it needs to be run on the LMS, but you can ignore that as it will still run on your browser. This is the first SCORM module I have created, if you have suggestions, please indicate on the comments. Images and videos were all accessed from youtube and google images and I make no claim to copyright for them.
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