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Nova Southeastern University

FDLA Journal

2015

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Connecting To Educational Resources Online With Qr Codes, Jeanne Kossey, Allison Berger, Victoria Brown Jan 2015

Connecting To Educational Resources Online With Qr Codes, Jeanne Kossey, Allison Berger, Victoria Brown

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Quick Response (QR) codes are two-dimensional barcodes which can be scanned with web-enabled mobile devices. These codes connect directly to a website, video, phone number, or text message, providing instant access to information resources whenever and wherever needed. This paper will examine to what extent QR codes are currently being used in schools, and will explore the possibilities of integrating QR codes in school settings. Embedded in this discussion are descriptions of the next evolution of this form of technology.


Using Social Media To Market Online Programs, Denise Starbek Jan 2015

Using Social Media To Market Online Programs, Denise Starbek

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As of January 2014, 71% of adults are using Facebook and 23% are using Twitter (Pew, 2014). Given this, social media has potential as a tool for marketing online programs. The purpose of this paper is to provide suggestions for selecting, evaluating, and maintaining social media for marketing online programs. While several social media tools can be used for marketing (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter) Facebook and Twitter will be reviewed and discussed as possible social media marketing tools.


Building An Online Learning Community For Technology Integration In Education, Jennifer Lyn Reeves, Jason Karp, Gabriela A. Mendez, Julie Alemany, Maureen Mcdermott, Jia Borror, Berta Hayes Capo, Charles Andrew Schlosser Jan 2015

Building An Online Learning Community For Technology Integration In Education, Jennifer Lyn Reeves, Jason Karp, Gabriela A. Mendez, Julie Alemany, Maureen Mcdermott, Jia Borror, Berta Hayes Capo, Charles Andrew Schlosser

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Our professional learning community (PLC), or the Technology Integration Learning Community (TILC), consists of nine professors from the Fischler College of Education at Nova Southeastern University who embody a wide range of knowledge and skills related to instruction, research, and technology. Our TILC provides a supportive, collaborative, safe, and non-judgmental environment for sharing that knowledge (and questions) about technology tools and ideas that can be used to enhance both instruction and learning. Through a self-study, the TILC developed a framework for members to improve their own effectiveness when working with students enrolled in their courses at both the graduate and ...


Peek Into The Future Of Education Using Glass, Allison Berger, Victoria Brown Jan 2015

Peek Into The Future Of Education Using Glass, Allison Berger, Victoria Brown

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Glass, an everyday material found in every home and school, now finds new life as part of some of the most cutting-edge technology available. Through their invention of Gorilla GlassĀ®, Corning Glass Works has introduced a new type of glass that is both stronger and thinner. The enhanced glass finds new life in interactive glass walls, collaborative worktables, and even augmented reality glasses. As glass technology moves from the stuff of futuristic fantasy into actuality, the possibilities for its use in the world of education are numerous.